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Ching-On (On) Wong, PhD

Principle Investigator

Assistant Professor
MS Program Coordinator
Department of Biological Sciences
Rutgers University – Newark

Email: chingon.wong@rutgers.edu

Postdoctoral: McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
PhD (Physiology): The Chinese University of Hong Kong
BSc (Biochemistry): The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Jagannatham Naidu Bhupana, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD (Molecular and Cell Biology): Academia Sinica, Taiwan
MSc (Animal Biotechnology): University of Hyderabad, India
BSc (Biological Sciences): University of Hyderabad, India

Naidu completed his PhD training at Academia Sinica, a top research institute in Taiwan. He has years of experience in neuroscience research using cell and rodent models. With a recent publication on mitochondrial dynamics, he expands his horizon to study cell metabolism, organellar signaling, and protein trafficking in our lab.

Andy Ho-Hang Leung, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD (Molecular and Cell Biology): The University of Hong Kong
BSc (Food and Nutritional Science): The University of Hong Kong

Andy joined our lab in 2021. Building on his expertise in oxidative stress and lipid metabolism, he utilizes Drosophila genetics to study ROS homeostasis, lipid metabolism, and bioenergetics in the context of neurodegeneration.

PhD Students

Angelid Pabon

Ayikkara Drishya Nair

 

MS Students

Anita Jackson

Aya Gomaa

 

Undergraduates

Christina Mansour

Malak Mosleh

Anwar Nakhla

Ashvini Patel

 

Alumni 

Yohana Da Silva (Biology Major)

Sophia Stanley (Work-study; Nursing Major)

Evonny Portilla (Work-study; Biology Major)