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actin & Microtubule Dynamics Lab
Jessica Henty-Ridilla

the Team

Our research group is committed to training learners from diverse perspectives and backgrounds

The lab is ACTIVELY HIRING, accepting rotation students, and always wants to work with researchers curious about the cytoskeleton - please contact Dr. Henty-Ridilla with inquiries, a cover letter, & CV.

Jessica Henty-Ridilla, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

Jess loves actin, microtubules, & microscopes. On a mission to find the jaguar shark.

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Brian Haarer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Brian loves yeast byproducts & actin. He doesn't know I have this photo... yet.

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Laura Haney

Graduate student (on rotation)

Laura is the first rotation student to work on microtubules!!!

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Love the cytoskeleton? Want to perform advanced imaging with microscopes?

Post-doctoral Researcher

Come work with us!!

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Could be you!!!

Rotation student/tech

Come work with us!!

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Lab Alumni


Morgan Pimm

Graduate Student (2019-2023)

Post-doc, University of Michigan


Xinbei Liu

Graduate Student (2020-2022)

Assistant Professor (Chemistry), Cayuga College


Anna Acosta

Research Tech (2022-2023)

Graduate Student, Penn State


Allie Marcin

Research Student (2022-2023)

Post-bac, NIH

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Marcela Alcaide Eligio

Research Student (2021-2022)

Clinical Laboratory Technologist


Ashley Lojko

Research Student (2022-2023)

Graduate Student, SUNY Stony Brook


Althea Henderson

Research Student (2018-2019)

Medical Scribe, Alice Hyde Med Center

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