Personnel

Sriram Subramaniam, Ph.D.

Laboratory of Cell Biology, CCR
ss1@nih.gov

Sriram Subramaniam, a senior investigator at NIH, is the Director of the Center for Molecular Microscopy. He also serves as the Chief of the Biophysics Section in the Laboratory of Cell Biology, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, and has an adjunct faculty appointment at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Ulrich Baxa, Ph.D.

Leidos Biomedical, Inc.
baxau@mail.nih.gov

Ulrich Baxa earned his Ph.D. in physical biochemistry, and has research expertise in biochemistry, and viral biology, as well as structural analysis by X-ray crystallography and electron microscopy. In the Center for Molecular Microscopy, he primarily focuses on high resolution studies by cryo-electron microscopy.

Irene Chang, Ph.D.

Leidos Biomedical, Inc.
irene.chang@nih.gov

Irene Chang earned her Ph.D. in materials science and engineering, with an emphasis on biological materials. She has research experience in the characterization of cell properties and behaviors, including migration and proliferation. Her work at the CMM focuses on developing new EM sample preparation techniques and instrumentation to study tissue ultrastructure.

Lesley Earl, Ph.D.

Laboratory of Cell Biology, CCR
earlla@mail.nih.gov

Lesley Earl earned her Ph.D. in cellular and molecular pathology, and has research experience in immunology, glycobiology, and development, and currently specializes in writing and communications. She is responsible for managing the communications aspects of the research program of the lab.

Tara Fox, Ph.D.

Leidos Biomedical, Inc.
tara.fox@nih.gov

Tara Fox is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Molecular Microscopy. She earned her Ph.D. in pharmacology, focusing on the structural study of nanoparticles by cryo-electron microscopy. Her research at the CMM involves analysis of biological samples with cryo-electron tomography.

Giovanna Grandinetti, Ph.D.

Leidos Biomedical, Inc.
giovanna.grandinetti@nih.gov

Giovanna Grandinetti earned her Ph.D. in chemistry with an emphasis on biochemistry. Her research in the lab focuses on the use of correlative fluorescence microscopy, FIB-SEM, and TEM to study mechanisms of viral infection. She is also responsible for managing the cell culture resources of the lab.

Adam Harned

Leidos Biomeical, Inc.
adam.harned@nih.gov

Adam Harned is an electron microscopist with extensive industry and research experience concerning the applications of VP-SEM, FE-SEM and TEM technologies for both biological and materials samples. His main role will be assisting in the collection of FIB-SEM data.

Catherine Henry

Laboratory of Cell Biology, CCR
catherine.henry@nih.gov

Catherine Henry earned her baccalaureate degree in biomedical engineering, and she has research experience in biomechanics, biomaterials, and tissue engineering. In the CMM, her research interests focus on developing 3D tissue culture methods for imaging by FIBSEM and TEM.

Oleg Kuybeda, Ph.D.

Leidos Biomedical, Inc.
oleg.kuybeda@nih.gov

Oleg Kuybeda is a research scientist in the Center for Molecular Microscopy team. He earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering, and he specializes in image and signal processing on compact computing platforms. He is responsible for generating new image processing workflows and enablers for cryo-electron microscopy.

Kunio Nagashima

Leidos Biomedical, Inc.
nagashimak@mail.nih.gov

Kunio Nagashima has extensive experience developing techniques for preparation of tissue and cellular samples for transmission and scanning electron microscopy. He specializes in the analysis of biological samples by EM and related technologies.

Kedar Narayan, Ph.D.

Leidos Biomedical, Inc.
narayank@mail.nih.gov

Kedar Narayan is a group leader at the CMM. He earned a Ph.D. in immunology, and has a research background in chemistry, pathology, and biophysics. Kedar’s work focuses on the use of emerging technologies for subcellular imaging. At CMM, he is responsible for FIB-SEM technology development and for driving collaborative projects that use FIB-SEM, electron tomography and correlative imaging approaches to explore cellular mechanisms.

Kiley Duncan

Leidos Biomedical, Inc.
kiley.duncan@nih.gov

Kiley Duncan is currently a undergraduate student at Bridgewater College, studying chemistry. Her summer research project involves visualization of 3D biological structures from FIB-SEM imaging.

Brandon Shim

Laboratory of Cell Biology, CCR
brandon.shim@nih.gov

Brandon Shim is currently an undergraduate student at Cornell University, studying biological engineering. His summer research project involves visualization of 3D biological structures from FIB-SEM imaging.