Lab Members

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Leslie Goo

Leslie Goo

Title: Principal Investigator
Phone: 206.667.4127

Twitter: @lesliegoo_lab
Education & Training:
B.S. in Microbiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; M.P.H. in Epidemiology/International Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Ph.D. in Pathobiology, University of Washington, Seattle; Postdoc, NIAID/NIH
Hometown: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fantasy job: Leading a research lab
Little-known hobbies or superpowers: Basketball, making music playlists
Source(s) of inspiration: Nature, music, courage, kindness, generosity, getting to know people's stories

Lisa Levoir

Lisa Levoir

Title: Research Technician II
Phone: 206.667.1786

Education & Training: B.A. in Biology with Minor in Community and Global Health and Geography, Macalaster College, Saint Paul, MN
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Fantasy job: Viral dynamics modeler
Little-known hobbies or superpowers: Leading the caboose club at the local trail running group, finding pennies on the ground, assembling IKEA furniture
Source(s) of inspiration: When I learn about an elegantly designed experiment or way of answering a question. Also, I find teaching people (of all ages) about science rewarding.

Laura Belmont

Laura Belmont

Title: PhD student (MCB)

Education & Training: B.S. in Biological Sciences (Genetics, Cell, and Developmental Biology); B.S. in Biochemistry, Arizona State University
Hometown: Tempe, AZ
Fantasy job: Leading a virology/immunity lab, international human rights lawyer and activist
Little known hobbies or superpowers: Suggesting and pairing teas, portmanteaus and puns, quickly identifying songs
Source(s) of inspiration: My friends and family, service, nature, acts of bravery, moments of discovery, music, people coming together, living authentically.

Jackson Stuart

Jackson Stuart

Title: PhD student (Pathobiology)

Education & Training: B.S. in Global Disease Biology with Minor in African History, University of California, Davis; Research Technician at UC Davis Arbovirus Research and Training (DART)
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Fantasy job: Archaeologist
Little known hobbies or superpowers: Backpacking, vegetarian cooking, writing historical fiction
Source(s) of inspiration: History, coffee, nature, a good book

Jay Lubow

Jay Lubow

Title: Postdoctoral fellow

Education & Training: B.S. in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, UCLA; Research Technician, Cedars Sinai Medical Center; Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Fantasy job: Host of SNL
Little known hobbies or superpowers: Eating exceptionally spicy foods
Source(s) of inspiration: Marsha P. Johnson, "Hamilton"