Giger Lab

Roman Giger

Roman Giger

George Linius Streeter Collegiate Professor

Research Focus: Central nervous system, axon regeneration, axon-glia interaction, myelin, neuroinflammation, optic nerve injury, spinal cord

Xiaofeng Zhao

Xiaofeng Zhao

Research Investigator
Corey Flynn

Corey Flynn

Lab Manager
Ashley Kalinski

Ashley Kalinski

Research Fellow
Ryan Passino

Ryan Passino

PhD Student
Rafi Kohen

Rafi Kohen

Graduate Student, Neuroscience
Lucas Huffman

Lucas Huffman

Graduate Student

Alumni

TraineeGraduationCurrent positionAffiliation 
Karthik Venkatesh,Neuroscience graduate studentPh.D., June 2007F31-NS049870Scientific writer Biogen Inc.Boston
Onanong Chivatakarn, Neuroscience graduate student Ph.D. , July 2008F31-NS056558Senior ScientistWave Life Sciences Inc., Boston
Laurie Robak,MSTPPh.D., December 2008MSTP training grantClinical Genetics Academic Research FellowBaylor College of Medicine,Houston
Stephen Raiker, Neuroscience graduate student Ph.D., November 2010F31-NS061589Assistant Professor St. Mary’s College of Maryland 
Travis Dickendesher, Neuroscience graduate student Ph.D., December 2013Rackham Neuroscience FellowshipSenior Medical Science Director, Neuroscience Rare DiseaseGenentech, Inc.,  
Katie Baldwin,Graduate student,Cell and Mol. BiologyPh.D., June 2015F31-NS081852Postdoctoral fellowDuke University Cagla Eroglu lab
Yevgeniya Mironova, Graduate student,Cell and Mol. BiologyPh.D., June 2016F31-Center for OrganogenesisPostdoctoral fellowJohns Hopkins UniversityDwight Bergles lab
Jing-Ping, Lin, Graduate student, Cell and Dev. BiologyPh.D., June 2017Postdoctoral fellowNational Institute of Health Danny Reich’s lab

Postdocs Years in Giger labCurrent positionAffiliation 
Hakjoo Lee, Ph.D. Postdoctoral fellow, 2005-2008Research Faculty Augusta University, Georgia
Xiaorong Xu, Ph.D.Postdoctoral fellow, 2005-2008Research Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Rochester Medical Center, New York
Yuntao Duan,  Ph.D.Postdoctoral fellow, 2007-2013Research Scientist BioAxone Biosciences, Inc.Boston
Choya Yoon, Ph.D.Postdoctoral fellow, 2014-2018Research ScientistMerck, Boston