Kenneth Matreyek, PhD
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. Birding. 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
Mastodon: @[email protected]
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 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.
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.
(Systems Biology [SYBB])
John obtained his B.Sc. from the University of Washington, and started at CWRU in the fall of 2022.
Interests: To be filled out
Olivia obtained her associates degree in biotechnology science from Lakeland Community College.
Interests: Baking, clarinet.
Biology major, art history minor. Working under Nisha’s immediate supervision.
Interests: Football, running, 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.
Well, no… we currently do not have space to take more personnel.
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: (Feb 2023: We currently do not have space to accept additional undergraduate students.)
Additional staff: (Feb 2023: We currently do not have space to hire additional staff.)
Undergraduate (Comp Sci and Chemistry)
Starting his PhD at the Rice University Dept of Bioengineering (as of 5/4/2022)
Matreyek and Bruchez labs photos
<- 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!