Personnel

Dr. Ruben Michael Ceballos

Principal Investigator

Post-Doctoral Scholars and Visiting Scientists

Dr. Mercede “Cede” Furr
Biochemistry
Postdoctoral Scholar 

Dr. Basha Sreenivasulu
Microbiology
Postdoctoral Scholar

Dr. Elizabeth Padilla Crespo
Visiting Scientist (NSF ROA)
Univ Interamericana Puerto Rico

 

Ing. Guillermo De Boeck
Visiting Scientist/Engineer (INFEWS)
Estacion Experimental Agroindustrial
Obispo Colombres (Argentina) 

 

 

Ing. Pablo Soraire
Visiting Scientist/Engineer (INFEWS) 
Estacion Experimental Agroindustrial
Obispo Colombres (Argentina) 

Dr. Chinnapong Wangnai
Visiting Faculty/Scientist (RCN)
King Mongkut’s University
of Technology (Thailand)

 

Graduate Students (PhD)

Piyasi Ghosh (CEMB)
Viruses and Heat-Shock Proteins
(India)

Elham Bahramian (CEMB)
Neurotropic Viruses
(Iran)

Yeasin Ahmed (CEMB)
Viruses and Heat-Shock Proteins
(Bangladesh)

 

Carson Stacy (CEMB)
Virus-Host Dynamics Modeling (Arkansas)

Allison Bratcher (CEMB)
Cnidarian Neurobiology
(Oklahoma)

Nour Fatema (CEMB)
Enzyme Platform Systems
(Bangladesh)

 

Technical Staff and Other Visiting Scholars

Enrique Marroquin
Field Technician

Jorge Bueno 
Visiting PhD Student
(Univ. Alcala de Henares, Spain)

Fabiola Rodriguez
Lab Technician/Lab Manager
(Arkansas)

 

Undergraduate Research Scholars

Safee Belbina
Biology Honors
(Magna Cum Laude 2019)

Jennie Finch
Biology Honors
(SURF Awardee)

Arch Jones
Biology Honors
(NSF RCN UG Intern)

 

Amy Eggers
Biochemistry Honors
(Honor College Research Awardee)

Blakely Moore
Biochemistry Honors
(NSF MCB UG Intern)

Walker Bartels
Biology Honors
(AR EPSCoR CASE SEED)

 

Julia Daugherty
Biology Honors

Nicole Dominguez 
Biology Honors

Ashleigh Hightower
Biology Honors

 

Guillermo Leyva
Biology

Marilyn Cornell 
Biology Honors
(NSF MCB UG Intern)

Kyle Hanson
Biology Honors
(AR EPSCoR CASE SEED)

 

 Stephen Fagot 
Biology Honors

TBD

Biology Honors
(AR EPSCoR CASE SEED)

Xelimar Ramirez-Hernandez
Visiting Undergraduate
La Univ. Interamericana (Puerto Rico)

 

News

Welcome Guillermo and Pablo….!

A warm welcome goes out to engineers Guillermo De Boeck and Pablo Soraire who are visiting the lab from La Estacion Experimental AgroIndustrial Obispo Colombres in Tucuman, Argentina.  Both are part of the NSF INFEWS grant research exchange program.

Welcome Dr. Cede Furr – Postdoctoral Scholar…!

A warm welcome to Dr. Mercede "Cede" Furr, a new postdoctoral scholar in the Ceballos Lab.  Dr. Furr is a University of Arkansas graduate (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry).  She is funded in part by a Chancellor's Commercialization Fund grant and a U.S....

Welcome Piyasi Ghosh..!

The Ceballos Lab welcomes Piyasi Ghosh, a new PhD student in the CEMB program.