Morgan Lab Members
Edward T. Morgan, Ph.D.
Eddie Morgan was born in Millport, Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland. He received a B.Sc. (Honours) in Pharmacology from the University of Glasgow in 1976, and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Glasgow in 1979. His dissertation (advisors Garth Powis and Paul Skett) was on the “ Effects of ethanol on hepatic microsomal drug metabolism”. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow with Minor J Coon at the University of Michigan from 1979-82, and a Visiting Scientist Scholar with Jan-Ake Gustafsson at the Karolinska Institute from 1982-86. He has been a faculty member at Emory since 1986, and is currently the President-Elect of ASPET
Choon-Myung Lee, PhD
Choon-Myung Lee is the senior member of the lab, having joined in 2004 as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Choon heads the project on regulation of P450 protein degradation by nitric oxide. He earned his BS and MS degrees in Agricultural Chemistry from Chonnam University in South Korea. After moving to the US, he obtained his doctorate in Plant Biology from the University of Georgia, where his dissertation focused on the functional characterization a novel plant gene IAA17/AXR3 and its downstream targets. He is a member of ASPET.
Ji Won Park, PhD
Ji Won Park, PhD is a Postdoctoral Fellow who came to the lab in 2015. She earned BS and MS degrees in Genetic Engineering at Kyungpook National University in Daegu, Korea. She moved to Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, first working as a Research Associate and then enrolling in the Pharmacology doctoral program. In the laboratory of Dr. Wayne Backes, she studied the structural basis of P450 enzyme targeting to microdomains of the endoplasmic reticulum. She is a member of ASPET.
Trainees from the Morgan Lab
1989-90 Kristina Wright, Ph.D. - (sabbatical), Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Georgia State University. Retired.
1991-93 Kenneth Bradford Thomas, Ph.D. Project Leader, GE Healthcare
1992-95 Jinqiang Chen, Ph.D. Senior Editor, Science Writing Solutions USA
1994 Karen Ching, M.D., Ph.D., Microbiologist, Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
1995-1997 Luc Ferrari, Pharm.D., Ph.D. (sabbatical) Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
1995-1999 Heinrich Iber, Ph.D., Software engineer, NCR.
1998-99 Saswata Bhadury, Ph.D. Software developer, BellSouth
1999-03 Po-Yung Cheng, Ph.D. Epidemiologist, CDC
2002-05 Chad Brommer, Ph.D. Lecturer, Dept of Biology, Emory University
2003-05 Terrilyn A Richardson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences - Northeast Ohio Medical University
2003-2006 Alison Aitken, Ph.D., maternal leave
2006-2007 Madhusudana Rao Chaluvadi, Ph.D., Pharmacologist, FDA
2004-2011 Choon-myung Lee, Ph.D., Research Associate, Emory University
2007-2013 Beatrice Nyagode, Ph.D., Pharmacovigilance Manager, Procter & Gamble Inc.
2008-2010 Ryan Kinloch, Ph.D., Public Health Analyst (Policy), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2010-2011 Haiyan Fu, Ph.D. (sabbatical). Associate Professor, Shenzhen Polytechnic, Shenzhen, PRC.
2010-2013 Shweta Tripathi, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Tuskegee University
2011-2014 Matthew Merrell, Ph.D., Study Director, Southern Research Institute
2012-2013 Bang-Sub Lee, Ph.D. (Visiting Professor), Assistant Professor, Department of Human Movement Science, Seoul Women’s University
2015- Ji Won Park, Ph.D. current
Catriona McGeoch, Ph.D. 1986 (Karolinska Institute) Research Associate, Imperial Cancer Institute, England
Brian S. Donahue, M.D., Ph.D. 1990 (Emory University) Associate Professor, Director of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia, Vanderbilt University
Anders Ström, Ph.D. 1994 (Karolinska Insitutute) Research Associate Professor, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston
Sara Byers Roeper, M.S. 1994 (Emory University) High School Science Teacher, Loudon County Public Schools, GA,
Marion Sewer, Ph.D 1998 (Emory University) Associate Professor, U. California San Diego (deceased)
Thomas Barclay, M.S. 1998 (Emory University), Director of Educational Technology at Cliff Valley School, Atlanta, GA
Tong Li-Masters, Ph.D. 2001 (Emory University), M.D. 2005 (Medical College of Georgia). Physician, Wake Forest Baptist Med. Ctr.
Undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students
1988-89 Catherine Norman
1991-92 Nikita Ferguson
1993-95 Anna Borodovsky. PhD, Harvard U. Associate Director Alnylam Pharmaceuticals.
2005-06 Tarik Smith
2006-08 Christal Hembree Adams, Associate Clinical Lab Data Analyst at Q² Solutions
2010-12 Petria Thompson. MD/PhD student at Vanderbilt Univerity
2012-13 Bernard Scott. M.Sci. student in Chemistry at Georgia State University
2013-14 Sylvie Mimche.
2013 Roya Jahangardi
2015 Andrea Amez
2015-2016 Aria Byrd. PhD student in Toxicology, University of Kentucky
2015 Tian Mi. BS/MS student in Cancer Biology, Emory University
2016 Joan Cheng.