Additional Staff in Perinatal Research  :: The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Center for Perinatal Research Faculty

Meet the Staff

Charlene Cameron

Charlene Cameron
I am the Lead Administrative Assistant in the Center for Perinatal Research with 30+ years of experience, plus, I have a Medical Assistant Degree. I am the point of contact for our visitors and recruits and I handle scheduling for Drs. Nelin, Welty, Rogers, Castile and Jadcherla among other administrative duties.

Cynthia Hill, BA, ALAT

Cynthia Hill, BA, ALAT
Capital University in 2005 with bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Psychology. I work for Dr. Trent Tipple as a Research Assistant mostly doing transgenic mouse breeding and PCR, cell culture, hypoxia/hyperoxia studies in mice and cells, cell transfections and luciferase assays, western blotting, primary cell isolation, and bacterial plasmid prep.

Lyn Miller Wancket, Graduate Student

Lyn Miller Wancket, Graduate Student
I have a BA from Brandeis University and a DVM from the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine.  I am currently a Ph.D. candidate and anatomic veterinary pathology resident through The Ohio State University, Department of Veterinary Biosciences and work in Yusen Liu’s lab in the Center for Perinatal Research.  My work in the Liu lab focuses on the role of MAPK phosphatases (MKPs) in mouse models of pulmonary infections.

Rebecca Moore, RN

Rebecca Moore, RN
Clinical research coordinator
Innovative Feeding Disorders Research Program (Jadcherla Lab)

Pamela Moorehead

Pamela Moorehead
I received my BS in psychology the University of Utah in 2009.  As an undergraduate student, I participated in research in the areas of human genetics and cognitive/health psychology.  As a Research Assistant for the Center, I am involved tracking the developmental progress of premature infants over time.

Jianjing Xue (Shellly)

Jianjing Xue (Shelly), Research Scientist
I obtained a Master’s Degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and a Medical Doctorate from Harbin Medical University in Heilongjiang, China. I worked for 15 years in cancer research, using gene expression and gene therapy approaches.  I also have over eight years of teaching experience in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in Shanghai at the Second Medical College before moving to the USA.  Prior to joining the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, I worked at the Ohio State University for 13 years as a Research Associate studying mechanosensitive signaling pathways in Gastroenterology.  Now, I work at Dr. Wendy Luce’s laboratory.

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