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.
Favorite Bands: Jason Isbell, IDLES, Against Me!, Death Cab, Mitski, PUP, …
Personal website:

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.

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.


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: Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, we are only accepting potential undergraduate students for remote work.
Additional staff
: We are not currently hiring any additional staff.