Nicole Ehrhardt earned her PhD degree from Philipps-University, Marburg, Germany. During her dissertation project she worked at the energy metabolism laboratory of a large mouse phenotyping center (the German Mouse Clinic) and specialized in metabolic phenotyping of mouse mutant lines. Currently, Nicole studies lipase-independent functions of Lipase Maturation Factor 1 (LMF1).
Michael Doche received his BS from UCLA and his doctorate in Molecular and Integrative Physiology from the University of Michigan. He has joined the Peterfy lab to investigate the genetics and molecular mechanisms of lipid metabolism.
Candy Bedoya earned her BS in biochemistry from UCLA and went on to work as a research technician studying intestinal B-cell development in the laboratory of Dr. Kenneth Dorshkind at UCLA. She is currently studying the regulation of LMF1 and proteins interacting with LMF1.