Current Eggers Laboratory Members:

Dr. Eggers

Dr. Erika Eggers, PI

B.A. Physics, Washington University, St. Louis
Ph.D. Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington, Seattle
Postdoctoral Training in Retinal Neurobiology, Washington University, St. Louis






Dr. Johnnie Moore-Dotson, Postdoctoral Researcher

PhD  Pharmacological and Physiological Science, Saint Louis University

Projects: Diabetic retinal damage and timing of neurotransmitter release from amacrine cells in the retina.



  Michael Flood, PhD student, Physiological Sciences

  B.S. Biophysics, University of Michigan

  Projects: The role of dopamine in diabetic retinal damage and retinal signaling.



Andrea Wellington, Assistant Research Scientist

Luis Cruz, MS student, Physiological Sciences

Tim Maley, PhD student, Physiological Sciences


Gabby Grinslade, Undergraduate researcher, Biochemistry major



Former Lab Members:

  • Olivia Austin, Undergraduate technician, BME major
  • Reece Mazade, Ph.D in Physiological Sciences, University of Arizona; Currently a postdoctoral fellow at SUNY College of Optometry with Jose-Manuel Alonso
  • Chris Deer, intern, ABS Master's program; Currently with the University of Arizona Imaging Center
  • Aaron Salazar, B.S. in Physiology
  • Jordan Roman, B.S. in Physiology; Currently a Medical Student at USC
  • Lindsey Conklin, B.S. in Biomedical Engineering; Currently a Master's student in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Arizona
  • Jamie Beckman, M.S. in Physiological Sciences, University of Arizona; Currently a medical student at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Adam Bernstein, B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and Physiology, University of Arizona;   Currently an MD/PhD student at the University of Arizona
  • Dan Shtutman, B.S. in Physiology, University of Arizona; Currently a D.O. student at Midwestern University
  • Justin Klein, B.A. Bioengineering, University of California—San Diego; Currently a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering at UC-Davis