Devi Kasinathan

Research Interests

Immunotherapy, islet biology, type-1 diabetes

Zheng Guo

Research Interests

Antibody development, immunoassay, type-1 diabetes


Gu, Y., Merriman, C., Guo, Z., Jia, X., Wenzlau, J., Li, H., Li, H., Rewers, M., Yu, L., and Fu, D. (2021) Novel autoantibodies to the beta-cell surface epitopes of ZnT8 in patients progressing to type-1 diabetes. J Autoimmun 122, 102677


Adi Zeidan

Research Interests

Gene therapy, protein regulation in Cystic Fibrosis, ADPKD (autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease) and ARPKD ( autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease).

Marisol Cortés

Undergraduate Institution

BS Biochemistry, The City College of New York

Awards and Honors

  • 2022 Janssen SODEP Scholar
  • 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • 2017 Turock Award
  • 2017 Jonas E. Salk Award
  • 2016 The City College Fellowship
  • 2014 NIH RISE Scholar

Research Interests

Neuroprotective mechanism of Thorase in PFF model of Parkinson’s Disease