Honorary Members

Daniel Conrad, PhD

Current Position: Emeritus Professor, mentor, and honorary member of the Martin Lab! Without Dan, we would all be lost!

Current interests: Golf, his cat Teddy, and general relaxation in retirement.

Julie Farnsworth and XinYan Pei, MD

Current Positions: Julie and XinYan both run the flow core with ease and expertise. Julie is the Flow Cytometry Core manager with over 20 years flow cytometry experience. XinYan is a sorting expert, and as our flow cytometry specialist, ensures that our core is able to complete complicated and laborious sorts with ease.

Jared S. Farrar

Webmaster SpaceCat!

Education:

BS in Biology, minor in chemistry, honors certificate; University of Utah (2010)
Current VCU MD-PhD Program Student (Matriculated 2013)

Graduate Program: PhD in Clinical and Translational Sciences, with a concentration in Cancer and Molecular Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University (defended 02/05/2020; degree will be conferred in 05/2022).

PhD Dissertation Topic:  GENETIC AND CELLULAR MODELS FOR THE STUDY OF PTK2B AND ADAM10 IN ADAPTIVE THERMOGENESIS AND METABOLISM

Current Position: M3 medical student; VCU School of Medicine