Lab Members

Sally Moody

Sally Moody, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy & Regenerative Biology

Dr. Moody received her bachelor’s degree from Goucher College. She conducted her MS research in neuroscience under the tutelage of Richard Meszler, PhD, at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, which launched her career path exploring the nervous system. She earned her PhD in neuroscience from the University of Florida and served a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Utah until 1983. She then went to the University of Virginia and served on the faculty of the Anatomy and Cell Biology Department, the Department of Neuroscience, and the Developmental Biology program. In 1994, Dr. Moody joined GW as a full professor in the Department of Anatomy and Regenerative Biology.

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Andre Tavares

Andre Tavares
Research Assistant Professor


Himani Datta Majumdar

Himani Datta Majumdar, MA
Research Associate


Aparna Baxi

Aparna Baxi
Graduate Assistant


Steven Klein

Steven Klein, PhD
Adjunct Professor

Stephanie Keer

Stephanie Keer
Postdoctoral Scientist


Karyn Jourdeuil

Karyn Jourdeuil, PhD
Postdoctoral Scientist


Past Lab Members

  • Zahra Motahari, Postdoctoral Scientist
  • Dr. Tammy Awtry, Science Educator
  • Dr. Daniel Bauer, Internal Medicine, Private practice
  • Dr. Samantha Brugmann, Associate Professor, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Dr. Zoya Demidenko,  HRI Scientist, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • Dr. Kathleen E. Dennis, Research Assistant Professor, Vanderbuilt University
  • Dr. Betty C. Gallagher, Research Scientist, University of Virginia (Deceased)
  • Dr. Stephen Gee, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburg, Bradford
  • Dr. Paaqua Grant, Project Manager, Evoke Research and Consulting
  • Dr. Alexandra Hainski-Brousseau, Science Educator
  • Dr. Sen Huang, Director, Huang Clinic, Washington, DC (Retired)
  • Dr. Kristy L. Kenyon, Professor, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Dr. Kathryn B. Moore, Professor, University of Utah
  • Dr. Petra D. Pandur, Group Leader, University Ulm, Germany
  • Dr. Steven A. Sullivan, Senior Scientist, New York University
  • Dr. Bo Yan, Director, Translational Medical Research, Jining Medical University
  • Dr. Norann Zaghloul, Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Dr. Karen Neilson, Ph.D.
  • Dr. Ankita Shah, Postdoctoral ScientistUniversity of Maryland College Park