Principle Investigator

Mark Walker, Ph.D.
markcwalker [at]

Mark obtained his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in the laboratory of Michelle Chang, and did his postdoctoral work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the laboratory of Wilfred van der Donk. He began his independent career at UNM in the fall of 2018.

Graduate Students

Jeffrey Bierman
jeffreybierman [at]
Jack Boynton
jboynton [at]
Jillian Stafford
jstafford [at]
Philip Deenik
deenikp [at]

Undergraduate Students

Cielo Gonzales Kirkpatrick

Sean Castillo

Lab Alumni

  • Chris Armstrong, Undergraduate Researcher, 2018-2019
  • Samantha Archuleta, Undergraduate Researcher, 2019-2020
  • Diego Trujillo, Undergraduate Researcher, 2019-2020