Our Team


Principal Investigator


Alex Greninger, MD, PhD, MS, MPhil
Alex Greninger is an Associate Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, assistant director of the clinical virology laboratories at the University of Washington Medical Center, and a board-certified clinical pathologist. Dr.Greninger earned an MS in Biological Sciences/Immunology from Stanford, an MPhil in Epidemiology from Cambridge (UK), an MD/PhD from UCSF, and completed his laboratory medicine residency at the University of Washington. He has a broad interest in anything that improves diagnostics and enables us to treat or prevent viral infection.

Assistant Director

Hee Jin Oh

Senior Research Scientists

Nicole Lieberman, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Scientists

Na Cui, PhD

Stephanie Goya, PhD

Research Scientists

Jonathan Reed, PhD

Research Scientist 4

Kurtis Feng

Research Scientist 4

Thad Armstrong, BS

Research Scientist 2

Daniel Pfalmer, MS

Research Scientist 2

Eli Piliper, BA

Research Scientist 2

Shah A Khan, BS

Research Scientist 2

Carlos Avendaño, BS

Research Scientist 2

Program Operations Specialist

Liz Sobolik, BA

Software Engineers

Ariyatath Sereewit, MS

Jeff Furlong, BA

Lab alumni

Kate Juergens – PhD student at Harvard University

Benjamin Chung – Medical Scribe

Quynh Phung – medical student at Washington State University College of Medicine

Michelle J Lin – medical student at Stanford School of Medicine

Ryan Shean – medical student at Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine 

Negar Makhsous – medical student at Ross University School of Medicine

Vikas Peddu – PhD student at University of California-Santa Cruz

Amin Addetia – PhD student at University of Washington

Kurtis Cruz – software engineer