Lab Members

Nicole Ehrhardt, PhD

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Nicole Ehrhardt, PhD, 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, Ehrhanrdt studies lipase-independent functions of Lipase Maturation Factor 1 (LMF1).

Michael Doche, PhD

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Michael Doche, PhD, received his BS from UCLA and his doctorate in Molecular and Integrative Physiology from the University of Michigan. He has joined the Peterfy Laboratory to investigate the genetics and molecular mechanisms of lipid metabolism.

Hui Mao

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Hui Mao earned her degree from Shanghai Jiaotong University Medical School in China and her Certificate of Research Fellow from the University of Iowa (Cardiovascular Center).

Candy Bedoya

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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 Kenneth Dorshkind, PhD at UCLA. She is currently studying the regulation of LMF1 and proteins interacting with LMF1.