Lab Members

Behzad Najafian, M.D. (Principal Investigator)
Professor of Pathology
Director of UWMC Electron Microscopy Laboratory
Director of Renal Pathology Fellowship Program

 

Alireza Ayoubi, M.D. (Postdoctoral)

Urine flow cytometry

ayoubi@uw.edu

 

Mahin Hajiaghapour Asr, M.D. (Postdoctoral)

EM image deep learning & prediction

mahinasr@uw.edu

 

Aurelio Silvestroni, PhD., (Staff Scientist)

Study molecular mechanisms of Fabry Kidney Nephropathy and podocyte cellular injury

aurels@uw.edu

 

Frank Dastvan, BSc. (Research Scientist)

Study molecular mechanisms of Fabry Kidney Nephropathy and podocyte cellular injury

va@uw.edu

 

David Dmitrivich Smerkous (Undergrad Researcher, Computer Science)

Applying deep learning and automating EM image segmentation & morphometry

smerkd@uw.edu

 

 

Nikki June Jafarinejad (Undergrad, MCB), Segmentation and 3D reconstruction

 

Tina Masoum (Undergrad, Nursing), Machine learning, Segmentation

Andre Ye (Undergrad), Deep learning and prediction

Taara Elahi (Guest, H.S.), Segmentation and 3D reconstruction

Paolo Armando Bifulco (Grad Student), Deep learning and prediction

Benjamin Blue (Grad Student), Deep learning and prediction

Irene Forati (Undergrad), Segmentation and 3D reconstruction

Yu Fang (Undergrad), Segmentation

 

Alumni:

Forough Sargolzaeiaval, M.D. (Postdoctoral)

Payam Khastkhodaei, M.S. (Research Scientist)

Lui Lui, M.D., Ph.D. (Visiting Scholar)

Alexey Sokolskiy, Ph.D. (Research Scientist)

Fu-Pang Chang, M.D. (Research fellow)

Jin Dai, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral fellow)

Maryam Asif, M.D. (Research fellow)

Debasmita Das, M.D. (Research fellow)

Cindy M. Tower, B.Sc (Research Scientist)

Brent Fal, BSc (Research Scientist)

Roni Farkas, (Undergrad Researcher, Biochemistry)

Sahar Attar, M.S. (Research Scientist)

Alice Dong, MS4 (Medical Student, WSU)

Mulan Zhu (Undergrad, Engineering)

Jolie Shen, MS3 (Medical Student, UW)

Homa Moosavi (Grad Student, Information Management)

Tian Qiu (Sky) (Grad Student, Applied Comp Math Sci - Data Sci and Stats)

Fumika Sano (Undergrad, Biochemistry)