Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Daniel A. Notterman
Principal Investigator
Research Interest: Genetic, epigenetic, and environmental interactions with child development and health.

Research Associates

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Lisa Schneper
Research Associate
Saoirse Bodnar Photo

Saoirse Bodnar

Research Specialist

Laboratory Manager

Hacer Savas Photo
Hacer Savas
Professional Specialist
Lab Technologist

 Graduate Students

Chloe Cavanaugh Photo
Chloe Cavanaugh
Graduate Student
Nicole Katchur Photo
Nicole Katchur
Graduate Student
Elisabeth Tawa Photo
Elisabeth Tawa
Graduate Student


Varun Devraj Photo
Varun Devraj '23
Undergraduate Researcher
Giliian Hilscher Photo

Gillian Hilscher '23

Undergraduate Researcher

Jessica Yeager Photo
Jess Yeager '24
Undergraduate Researcher
Karen Yang Photo
Karen Yang '23
Undergraduate Researcher


Lab Alumni

Beverly Nguyen '16
After graduating, she was a Project 55 AlumniCorps fellow at Sinai Community Institute in Chicago, IL, with a focus on public health research. There, she also was involved with the Sinai Community Health Survey 2.0 and Controlling Hyperglycemia Among Minority Populations (CHAMP) study. She also worked alongside a partnering non-profit, TR4IM, which aims to reduce trauma in the North Lawndale community area by managing their database system. Starting in August, she will be in Philadelphia, PA completing a post-bac at the University of Pennsylvania. 
Terry Zhu '16


Administrative Assistant

Ellen Brindle-Clark
Ellen Brindle-Clark
Faculty Assistant