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Current Members

Amy Kugath

Amy Kugath

Lab Manager

Amy got her associates degree in Biology at Delaware County Community College before transferring to the University of Utah in 1993. Amy has over 20 years of experience working with zebrafish. She has studied axon pathfinding, neuromuscular junctions, and most recently BMP signaling with Mary Mullins. Amy made her way back to the U of U in early 2022 and is currently characterizing snail gene mutants. When not at work, Amy likes watching all Philadelphia sports, hiking with her dog, and reading.

Former Members

  • Kate Modzelewska PhD – Associate Director of the Preclinical Research Resource at HCI
  • Annika Thorpe MS – Clinical Research Coordinator at Western Institute of Veterans Research
  • Elena Boer PhD – Clinical Variant Scientist at ARUP
  • Shelly Sorrells PhD – Research Strategy and Operations at Tempus
  • Laura Jimenez PhD – Senior Medical Science Liason at Astellas
  • Monique Morrison PhD – ABMGG Laboratory Genetics and Genomics Fellow at U. of Texas Southwestern
  • Allison Mackey MS – Analyst at BioAgilytix
  • Mya Scheib – Graduate Student at University of Utah
  • Priya Chan MD – Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Utah
  • Mattie Casey
  • Alexandra Call