RCMI Program

Faculty, Staff, and Collaborators

Administrative Core

Gene D'Amour, Ph.D.
RCMI Principal Investigator
Office Phone: 504.520.5444
Email: gdamour@xula.edu

Guangdi Wang, Ph.D.
RCMI Program Director
Office Phone 504.520.5076
Email: gwang@xula.edu

Robert Blake, Ph.D.
RCMI Associate Program Director
Office Phone: 504.520.5489
Email: rblake@xula.edu

Daniel Sarpong, Ph.D.
RCMI Associate Program Director
Office Phone: 504.520.5345
Email: dsaprong@xula.edu

Erica Severan, MS
RCMI Program Manager
Office Phone: 504.520.6225
Email Address: eseveran@xula.edu

Major Instrumentation Core

Jian H. Zhang, Ph.D.
Faculty Core Manager
Office Phone: 504.520.7942
Email: jzhang@xula.edu

Vladimir Kolesnichenko, Ph.D.
Core Committee
Office Phone: 504.520.5430
Email: vkolesni@xula.edu

Qiang Zhang
Instrument Specialist
Office Phone: 504.520.5375
qzhang1@xula.edu

Changde Zhang
Core Scientist
Office Phone: 504.520.5375
czhang1@xula.edu  

Cellular and Molecular and Biostatistics Core

Thomas Wiese, Ph.D.
Faculty Core Manager
Office Phone: 504.520.7433
Email: twiese@xula.edu

Kun Zhang
Faculty Core Manager
Office Phone: 504.520.6700
Email: kzhang@xula.edu

Wensheng Zhang
Biostatistics Research Scientist
Office Phone: 504.520.7908
Email: wzhang@xula.edu

Melyssa Bratton
Cellular and Molecular Research Scientist
Office Phone: 504.520.7250
Email: mbratton@xula.edu

Elena Skripnikova, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Email: eskrip@xula.edu

Peng Ma, M.S.
Research Associate
Email: pma@xula.edu

Drug Discovery and Delivery Core

Tien Huang, Ph.D.
Faculty Core Manager
Office Phone: 504.520.7603
Email: thuang@xula.edu

Tarun Mandal, Ph.D.
Faculty Core Manager
Office Phone: 504.520.7442
Email: tmandal@xula.edu

Levon Bostonian, Ph.D.
Faculty Core Manager
Office Phone: 504.520.7423
Email: lbostani@xula.edu

Richard Graves
Research Scientist
Office Phone: 504.520.6735
Email: rgraves@xula.edu

Qiu Zhong, Ph.D.
Core Scientist
Email: qzhong@xula.edu

Madhu Mottamal, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
504.520.5084 (lab)
504.520.7519 (office)
Email: mmottama@xula.edu

Shilong Zheng, PhD
Medicinal Chemist
Email: szheng@xula.edu

Independent Consultant

Rose Shaw, Ph.D.
External Evaluator
Metrica

RCMI Program

504-486-7411