University of Wisconsin–Madison


engin lab

Feyza EnginFeyza Engin
Principal Investigator

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine
B.S., M.Sc. Istanbul University


quincy harendaQuincy Harenda, B.S.
Lab Manager
Quincy received her undergraduate degree in medical microbiology and immunology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. During her time as an undergraduate student, Quincy researched genetics of mammary cancer in an estradiol-induced rat model and was also a summer research fellow at Mayo Clinic, where she researched cell invasion signaling pathways in glioblastoma. She joined our team in 2014


Yong-Syu Lee, B.S., M.S.
Graduate Student
Yong-Syu received his undergraduate degree in biological science and technology from China Medical University, Taiwan. He then received his master’s degree in oral biology from the National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan. Yong-Syu joined our team in 2017.

Hugo LeeHugo Lee, B.S.
IPiB Graduate Student

IPiB Graduate Student


Lea MatschkeLea Matschke, B.S.
Graduate Student
Lea graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with an undergraduate degree in microbiology with minors in chemistry and music. As an undergraduate researcher, she studied global regulatory mechanisms in Chlamydia trachomatis and P2X7 receptors. Lea joined the lab in 2017.


giselle rogersGiselle Rogers
Undergraduate Student
Giselle is studying biology with a certificate in gender and women’s studies here at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She joined our team in 2016

claire walkerClaire Walker, B.S.
Research Intern

Claire is an undergraduate student in Genetics.

stephanie rudermanStephanie Ruderman
Undergraduate Student
Stephanie is studying biology with a certificate in global health here at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She joined the lab in 2016.

Kendell GrossKendall Gross
Undergraduate Student
Kendall is studying genetics here at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She joined the lab in 2017.


muhyMuhyiddin Bera Demirtas, M.D.
Visiting Research Associate
Bera received his medical degree from Ankara University in Turkey. He joined our lab in 2017