People and pictures

“Our real teacher has been and still is the embryo, who is, incidentally, the only teacher who is always right.” Viktor Hamburger (1900-2001). 


May 2021, first unmasked social gathering of our fully vaccinated lab!


September 2019 …. The flyer of our coffee social.

FORNILAB 4/7/2019. NESDB2019 at Woods Hole

FORNILAB 4/3/2019

FORNILAB 9/28/2018

FORNILAB 8/25/2017


FORNILAB 8/30/2016

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FORNILAB 4/1/2016

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  • Paolo Emanuele Forni



Current lab members 

Lab Tech

  • Tyler Mitchell

  • Post-doctoral fellow
  • Jennifer M. Lin


PhD  Students

  • Rico Amato


  • Ed Zandro Taroc


  • Raghu Katreddi



Former Post bac

  • Joshua R. James
  • Alison Pehl

High school students

Yoosong Song,  Emma Willard High school (STEAM intern 2018-2019)

Past  lab members 

Graduate students:

  • Ankana Naik
  • Emmanuel Adade
  • Philip Bender
  • Alli Catizone
  • Nick Moskwa
  • Amber Altrieth
  • Kelsey Fleming

Post-doctoral fellow

  • Aparna Prasad 

Former Undergraduate students

  • Joshua R. James
  • Alison Pehl
  • Ezinma Dennis
  • Victoria Stoffel
  • Monique Duffus (CSTEP)
  • Ronnie Thomas
  • Kristah Nowell
  • Adam Frances
  • Nicholas Geismar
  • Rabia Jasmin–> CityMD Urgent Care Facility
  • Detchen C. Samdrup–>American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
  • Elizabeth Genis ***Honor thesis***
  • Victoria Stoffel–>Drexel Medical School
  • Waasae Hussain–>Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Gina Rosen
  • Emily Mayo–>University of South Florida, Cell, Molecular, and Microbiology program
  • Hassan Waly
  • Aisha Ulukaya
  • Ed Zandro Taroc–> Molecular, Cellular, Developmental and Neural Biology (MCDN) PhD program at the University at Albany.
  • Morgan Nicolas–>Ohio State University College of Pharmacy.
  • Samuel Ortiz (CSTEP)
  • Magdalis Mendoza (CSTEP)
  • Jesus Frias   (CSTEP)->Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley-> UALBANY MCDN graduate program
  • Morgan Nicolas (CSTEP)–>Ohio State University College of Pharmacy

Former High school students

  • Emily Ma (Emma Willard STEAM intern) –> Brown University
  • Kiran Singh, Emma Willard School, STEAM program 2017-2018


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