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Anchor Lab

Lab Members


Colleen M. Lau, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Microbiology & Immunology

B.A. University of California, Berkeley

Ph.D. Columbia University

Dog mom, human mom, and avid enthusiast of french fries in burritos


Crystal Silliman

Lab Technican

B.S. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Runner, nature enthusiast, and lover of all things dogs and mushrooms



Lab mascot

16 year old Shih-Tzu-ish rescue who loves to nap in between naps


Tanu Garg

Senior Research Assistant

Ph.D. Molecular Microbiology & Immunology
Central Drug Research Institute, India

Research enthusiast in microbiology and immunology. I love to watch movies and hiking in my free time.

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Emilia Ceniceros

Undergraduate researcher

Animal Science, Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

I'm a sophomore on the Pre-Vet or Pre-PhD track. I love exploring new places with friends, listening to music, and watching anime in my free time!

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Dianne Gomez

Graduate student

Ph.D. candidate, BBS Program

B.S. University of California, Los Angeles

Aspiring NK cell scientist, immunology and disease research enthusiast, hike lover, and novice cook/baker


Ethan Tong

Undergraduate researcher

Biological Sciences, Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences

Aspiring anesthesiologist and (totally professional) tennis player. Current bucket list: get scottish fold, meet Jalen Brunson, photograph the Andes, graduate.

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