Wenyan Mei joins the IGB
Professor Wenyan Mei has joined the IGB as an affiliate member in the Microbiome Metabolic Engineering (MME) Research Theme. Dr. Mei is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Biosciences in the College of Veterninary Medicine. She received her Ph.D. from the Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, and was a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Her lab is interested in understanding how stem cells control their self-renewal and differentiation, and how their disregulation causes diseases.
Nikki Bogart joins the IGB
Nikki Bogart recently joined IGB as a Business and Procurement Specialist. Prior to joining the IGB, she worked in University Payables as a PO Payables processor and then as the Coordinator of Business Operations. She’s been with the University of Illinois for just under 3 years. Nikki is a proud alumni of the University of Illinois.