Lab Members

Lindsay Hohsfield, Ph.D. 

Lindsay graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2007 with a BA in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. She then received an NIH Postbaccalaureate IRTA and worked in the TSE/Prion Cell Biology Section at the NIAID Rocky Mountain Laboratories until 2009. Following this, Lindsay was awarded a Fulbright grant to pursue Alzheimer’s research in Austria. She stayed on to continue her research and graduated from the Medical University of Innsbruck in 2014 with a PhD in Neuroscience. At UC Irvine, Lindsay will continue her work on Alzheimer’s disease trying to better understand how the immune system plays a role in neurodegenerative diseases. Lindsay’s hobbies include climbing, hiking, drawing, cuddling with her cute Husky Kaia, and speaking with an Austrian accent.




Graduate Students:

Josh Crapser






Miguel Arreola






Neelakshi Soni






Caden Henningfield







Edna Hingco






Steve Kim









Monica Elmore, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Spangenberg, Ph.D.

Alli Najafi, Ph.D.

Rachel Rice, Ph.D.

Rafael Lee

Maya Koike, Ph.D.

Kara Neely, Ph.D.

Nabil Dagher


Alumni Undergraduates:

Hana Yamate-Morgan
Rajan Arora
Anet Minassian
Elizabeth Spangenberg
Rafael Lee
Jason Pham
Darian Perez
Winnie Ng
Stephanie Pham
Don Phung