Jason Karpac, PhD
PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Xiangyu Shi, PhD
RA/LAB MANAGER
Research interests:
Pathogen-mediated changes in lipid metabolism and energy homeostasis
Impact of dietary nutrients on muscle metabolism and aging
Xiao Zhao, PhD
POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW
Mohamed Mlih, PhD
POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW
Nanoscale regulation of cell signaling
Systemic coordination of tissue aging and longevity
Secreted antagonists of cell death and innate immunity
Research interests:
Systemic integration of innate immune and metabolic responses
Systemic coordination of lipid metabolism
Muscle-'centric' control of energy homeostasis
Research interests:
Xiaotong Li, PhD
POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW
Research interests:
Signaling networks integrating aging-innate immunity-metabolism
Impact of dietary nutrients on muscle metabolism and aging
Crissie Vandehoef
MD/PhD STUDENT
NIH/NRSA PRE-DOC FELLOW
Integration of immune-metabolic signaling networks, diet, and microbiota homeostasis
Microbiota adaptation to dietary changes
Research interests:
Maral Molaei
PhD STUDENT
AHA PRE-DOC FELLOW
Research interests:
Transcriptional control of metabolic / dietary adaptation
Innate immune signaling control of lipid metabolism and metabolic adaptation

KARPAC

ALUMNI

CURRENTLY
Shannon Parma (RESEARCH ASSISTANT)
Mobina Khericha (RA/LAB MANAGER)
Quality Information Specialist (PUBLIC HEALTH) - Q-Centrix, USA 
Research Associate - UCLA, USA 
Eilish Mckinnon (UNDERGRAD)
PhD Student - Cardiff University, UK 
Justine Pagtalunan (UNDERGRAD)
Aneesha Kulkarni (UNDERGRAD)
MS Student - Univ. of Surrey, UK 
PhD Student - Purdue University, USA