Lab Contact Info

LAB:  909 S Wolcott

        4060 COMRB

PH #:  (312) 996-6858

FAX:  (312) 996-1225

O'Bryan Lab

Current Lab Members

Lilly Lie

Lab Manager

Email - Pending

Madhubhani Hemachandra

Postdoctoral Fellow

Email - Pending

Priyanka Gajwani

Predoctoral Student

Determining the role of nucleotide -free RAS in tumor suppression.

Dianicha Santana

Predoctoral Student

Role of intersectin in trafficking and regulation of receptor processing.

Russell Spencer-Smith, MS

Predoctoral Student

Targeting inhibition of the Ras protooncogene using novel affinity reagents.

Research Interests

Cell Receptors & Signaling

Cancer Biology

Past Trainees


Angela Russo, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Assistant Professor

2009 - 2015

Current Position:  Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognsy

Li Wang, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

2013 - 2014

Current Position:  Research Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, UIC

Michael Hunter, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

2010 - 2012

Laila Elsherif, PhD

Research Assistant Professor


Current Position:  Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, UNC

Ying Wang, MD

Postdoctoral Fellow

2007 - 2008

Current Position:  Postdoctoral Fellow, Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany

Yunju Chen, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

2006 - 2007

Current Position:  Postdoctoral Fellow, Northshores Hospitals, Evanston, IL

Negin Martin, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

2003 - 2005

Current Position:  Staff Scientist, NIEHS, NIH, RTP, NC

Margaret Das, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

2002 - 2005

Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

Yoav Timsit, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

2002 - 2004

Current Position:  Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Inc, Boston, MA

Carla E Oldham, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

2000 - 2002

Current Position: Adjunct Assistant Professor, NCCU, Durham, NC

Robert P Mohney, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

1999 - 2002

Current Position:  Project Leader at Metabolon, Inc, RTP, NC


Brian Burmeister, PhD

Predoctoral Student

2009 - 2015

Current Position:  Postdoctoral Fellow, Paul Burridge Lab at Northwestern University

Nazir Okur, PhD

Predoctoral Student

2009 - 2013

Katy A Wong, PhD

Predoctoral Student

2006 - 2012

Current Position:  Signal Transduction in Cancer Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University

Stephanie LH Miller, PhD

Predoctoral Student

2001 - 2005

Current Position:  Research Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University