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Geisbrecht Lab

E Geisbrecht Lab Mailing Address

Kansas State University
Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
141 Chalmers
Manhattan, KS 66506

Dr. Erika Geisbrecht's Office: 785-532-3105
Lab: 785-532-3194
Fax: 785-532-7278


Current Lab Members


Erika Geisbrecht

Dr. Erika Geisbrecht

I received my B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed my Ph.D. dissertation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

To learn more about Dr. Erika Geisbrecht click here


David Brooks

David Brooks - Research Assistant

I graduated from Kansas State University in 2000 with a B.S. degree in Chemistry.  Since graduating, I’ve worked as a Research Assistant in several labs.  I joined Erika’s lab at the end of September 2014.


Simran Bawa

Simian Bawa - Graduate Student

I received my BS and MS in Applied Chemistry from Panjab University, India. I joined the PhD program at Kansas State University under Dr. Erika Geisbrecht in March 2015. I am interested in understanding biological mechanism at the cellular and molecular level and how these mechanisms can alter human health and behavior. 



Yungui Guo - Graduate Student



Joseph Kollhoff - Lab Technician 



Addie Alder - Undergraduate


Past Lab Members


Past Graduate Students or Postdocs 

Vishal Kumar Dr. Vishal Kumar - Post-doctoral Research Associate


Nicole Green Dr. Nicole Green - Graduate Student


Jessica Kawakami Dr. Jessica Kawakami - Graduate Student


Cheryl Clark Cheryl Clark - Research Assistant


ZongHeng Dr. Zong-Heng Wang - Graduate Student


Bridget Biersmith Dr. Bridget Biersmith - Graduate Student


Cindy (Ze) Liu Dr. Cindy (Ze) Liu - Graduate Student


Past Lab Members

Samantha Goetting

Marta Stetsiv

Alexandria Bontrager

Fawwaz Naeem

Samantha Gameros

Molly Zych

Mikelle Read

Justin Walker

Xena Moore

Leah Rettig

Caitlin Hall 

Nadia O'dell

Kenny Bauman