Kenneth Matreyek, PhD
Principal Investigator

Kenny obtained his B.Sc. at UCLA, and a PhD in Virology from Harvard. He was an American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow in the Genome Sciences Department at the University of Washington.
Curriculum Vitae (dropbox link)
Interests: Contemporary music. Soccer. Running. Hiking. Tide pooling. Data analysis. Woodworking. Gardening (ie. cultivating his plant army).
Favorite Bands: Jason Isbell, IDLES, Against Me!, Death Cab, Mitski, PUP, …
Personal website: www.visualizedlife.com

Sarah Roelle
Research Assistant

Sarah obtained her B.Sc. at the University of Toledo, and has many years of bioengineering experience.
Interests: Taekwondo (black belt), comedy, creative writing, and science communication & education

Nidhi Shukla

Nidhi obtained her M.Sc. in Biotechnology at MSU Baroda, India and PhD in Cancer Biology at Central Drug Research Institute in Lucknow, India. She is interested in exploring the pathophysiology of chronic and viral diseases.
Interests: Gardening, crafting and cooking.

Anh Pham
(Comp Sci and Chemistry)

More info to come!

Nisha Kamath
PhD student

Nisha obtained her B.Sc. in Biotechnology from University at Buffalo, and started at CWRU in the fall of 2020. She is studying the STIM1-Orai1 pathway of store-operated Ca2+ entry.

Interests: Dance, baking and miscellaneous arts and crafts.

Anna Bruchez, PhD

Anna obtained her B.Sc. at MIT, and a PhD in Virology from Harvard. She is the resident Ebola virologist and expert on viral entry mechanisms.
Twitter: @AnnaBruchez


We are always looking for passionate scientists and students to join our team.
Postdoctoral researchers: Please email Kenny directly to inquire about open positions.
Graduate students: We accept students though the Case Western Biomedical Sciences Training Program and the Medical Scientist Training Program.
Undergraduate students: We currently lack space / bandwidth to accept additional undergraduate students at this time. Hopefully in 2022!
Additional staff
: We are potentially hiring additional research staff in the latter half of 2021. Please contact Kenny if you are interested.

Matreyek and Bruchez labs photos

June 2021: Celebrating Drew's last day, and Vini starting grad school at CWRU.

<- Geeks who (mostly do not) drink at Boss Dog Brewery, July 13, 2021.

“The Cloneheads” got 10th place out of 20 teams; a full 10 places higher than we expected to be!