| |

 

Laboratory Members

Rebecca

Rebecca A. Butcher, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Education:

A.B. in Chemistry, Harvard University, 1999

Ph.D. in Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, 2005

Postdoctoral Studies, Harvard Medical School, 2010

 

Dr. Butcher began as an assistant professor at the University of Florida in 2010. She is the recipient of an NIH Pathway to Independence Award, a Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, and a New Scholar in Aging Award from the Ellison Medical Foundation. Recently, she was named a Sloan Fellow by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and a Cottrell Scholar by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement.

 

E-mail: butcher [at] chem.ufl.edu

 

 

 

Joshawna Nunnery, Postdoctoral Fellow

E-mail: jnunnery [at] chem.ufl.edu

 

 

 

Satya Chinta, Postdoctoral Fellow

E-mail: satya.chinta [at] chem.ufl.edu

 

 

 

Jungsoo Han, Graduate Student

E-mail: jhan [at] chem.ufl.edu

 

Xinxing Zhang, Graduate Student

E-mail: xxzhang0603 [at] ufl.edu

 

Yue (Flora) Zhou, Graduate Student

E-mail: yzhou [at] chem.ufl.edu

 

Yuting Wang, Graduate Student

E-mail: yutingwang [at] chem.ufl.edu

 

 

 

Aysegul Ozdogan, Graduate Student

E-mail: ozdogan [at] chem.ufl.edu

 

 

 

Prashant Singh, Graduate Student

E-mail: psingh007 [at] chem.ufl.edu

 

 

 

Likui Feng, Graduate Student

E-mail: flk198792 [at] chem.ufl.edu

 

 

 

Adam Carter, Undergraduate Student

 

 

 

Kervin Charles, Undergraduate Student

 

 

 

Jasmine Gonzalez, Undergraduate Student

 

 

 

 

Past Group Members:

 

Jaime Noguez, Postdoctoral Fellow (2010-2012)

Current position: Fellow in clinical chemistry, Emory University

 

Lilin Zhao, Visiting Scholar (2012)

Current position: Assistant Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences

 

Puneet Chowdhary, Senior Technician (2012-2013)

 

Francis Agama, Graduate Student (2011)

 

Suzy Robertson, Technician (2010)

 

Will Maxwell, Undergraduate Researcher (2010-11), Honors Thesis

Current position: Medical School, University of Alabama-Birmingham

 

Alex Santana, Undergraduate (2010)

RECENT GROUP NEWS

February 2014: Rebecca is named a Sloan Fellow by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

February 2014: Rebecca is named a Cottrell Scholar by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement.

OPEN POSITIONS

We have openings for undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and technicians.

Please see the Open Positions Tab to learn more!

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Zhao, L., Zhang, S., Wei, W., Hao, H., Zhang, B., Butcher, R.A., Sun, J., Chemical signals synchronize the life cycles of a plant-parasitic nematode and its vector beetle. Curr. Biol. (2013) 23:2038-43.

Zhang, X., Noguez, J., Zhou, Y., Butcher, R.A.  Analysis of ascarosides from Caenorhabditis elegans using mass spectrometry and NMR spectroscopy, in Pheromone Signaling: Methods and Protocols, (Methods in Molecular Biology series), K. Touhara (ed.), New York: Springer, (2013) 1068:71-92.