Brante P. Sampey, PhD., Postdoctoral Fellow
Brante received his Ph.D. in Molecular and Environmental Toxicology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, (UC-HSC) Denver, Colorado in 2005. He has expertise in examining oxidative stress associated with chemical-induced liver injury, LC-MS/MS, and in a previous postdoc examined mechanisms of carcinogenic agents and potential anticancer compounds in gynecologic malignancies. Since Brante joined the Makowski lab in 2010, he has focused on three projects: 1) Obesity and inflammation in the Cafeteria Diet, 2) Metabolomic profiling of lipid mediators and mechanistic insight into their inflammatory potential 3) Fatty acid and glucose transport/metabolism and inflammation in macrophages in vitro, ex vivo, and in vivo through bone marrow transplant studies.
Gina Sacks,(BSPH) Candidate Gina is a BSPH student in the Department of Nutrition and a member of the Makowski lab since 2010.
Jillian Hamilton, MPH Candidate Jillian is a MPH student in the Department of Nutrition and a member of the Makowski lab since 2010.
Xiaoyun Shen, Xiaoyun joined the Makowski Lab in 2011 as a part time temporary employee.