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ROBERT LOGAN, PH.D.

Principle Investigator

Dr. Logan is a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology at Eastern Nazarene College. He has earned a B.S. in Exercise Science from Fitchburg State University, an M.S. in Neuroscience from Brandeis University and a Ph.D. in Biology from Northeastern University. During his doctoral training in the Khrapko lab, he focused on bioinformatics and mutation dynamics in mitochondrial DNA.

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SEAN JAMES MILLER, PH.D.

Co-Investigator

Dr. Miller is a co-investigator in the Logan Lab at ENC. His education includes pre-doctoral work at Harvard Medical School, doctoral work at Johns Hopkins Medical School and a post-doc at Standard University. He is currently a scientist at Yale School of Medicine. His academic expertise is in neurodegeneration, neuroglia and the  development of early diagnostic strategies for patients with chronic diseases.

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SHERRIE BURT, M.S.

Lab Safety Officer 
Lab Manager

Sherrie has been an administrative faculty member at for the Division of Science and Technology at ENC since 1992. Her main duties include her work as Lab Manager and Chemical Hygiene Officer. She also teaching courses in Anatomy & Physiology, Nutrition and First Year Experience for Science Majors. For her teaching, she has won an Excellence in Teaching Award both from ENC and from Boston College. She has also won the ENC Administrative Faculty Award and the Alice Award for investment in the lives of students.

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JHEMERIAL LEWIS

Undergraduate, 2023

Jhemerial is from Foley, Alabama and is a Biology major at ENC. She loves the excitement of research and plans to earn a Ph.D. after her undergraduate studies. Her project in the Logan Lab centers on characterizing the biochemical, molecular biology, and behavioral aspects of a novel melanogaster model for Parkinson's disease.

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SAMI WALAIEH

Undergraduate 2022 - 2023

Sami is originally from Damascus, Syria, and currently resides in Pawtucket, RI. He is a Biology major and is also earning a minor in Computer Science. His post-graduate career plans include attending medical school. In his free time, Sami enjoys hiking, working out, and playing video games.

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MADISON REARICK

Undergraduate 2022 - 2023

Madi is from Londonderry, NH. She is a Biochemistry major and has medical school aspirations. In her spare time, she likes to swim and travel. Her project in the Logan Lab has focused on mathematical algorithm development of modified Levenshtein's distance applied to DNA clustering.


Wehe AW, Rearick M, Logan R. Interpreting Sequence Levenshtein distance to characterize weighted biological edits. Nov 2022. Poster No. 6952. Querétaro, MX: ISCB-Latin America SoIBio BioNetMX Conference on Bioinformatics 2022

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JENIUSH KARKI

Undergraduate 2022 - 2023

Jeniush is from Lalbandi, Nepal. He is studying Biochemistry at ENC and plans to attend medical school. His project in the Logan Lab focuses on the role of glial nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in Parkinson's disease, and how their function changes with glial senescence.

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HELEN JIMENEZ-COREA

Undergraduate, 2021 - 2022

Helen (B.S. Biology '22) is from Los Angeles, California. She loves to play the piano and read classical literature. She now works in Oncology Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.


Miller, S. J., Campbell, C. E., Jimenez-Corea, H. A., Wu, G. H., & Logan, R. (2022). Neuroglial Senescence, α-Synucleinopathy, and the Therapeutic Potential of Senolytics in Parkinson’s Disease. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 514.

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SABRINA ZERBY

Undergraduate, 2021

Sabrina ('22) is from Tracy, California. She studied Biology at ENC and is now employed in the Oncology Research department at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She is currently in the process of applying to medical schools. 

Logan R., Zerbey S.S., Miller S.J. "The Future of Artificial Intelligence for Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnostics." Advances in Alzheimer's Disease 10.4 (2021): 53-59.

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CAMERON CAMPBELL

Undergraduate, 2021

Cameron is from San Pedro, California. She studied Biochemistry at ENC with the goal of attending Medical School. Her hobbies include hiking, surfing, snowboarding, and reading. She is currently serving in the U.S. Navy.

Miller, S. J., Campbell, C. E., Jimenez-Corea, H. A., Wu, G. H., & Logan, R. (2022). Neuroglial Senescence, α-Synucleinopathy, and the Therapeutic Potential of Senolytics in Parkinson’s Disease. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 514.

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GUAN-HUI WU, M.D., PH.D.

Visiting Physician-Scientist

Dr. Wu is a physician-scientist at the Suzhou Municipal Hospital, which is associated with the Nanjing Medical University. He has broad expertise in neurology and related disciplines. Dr. Wu has recently published on topics such as COVID-19, stroke, Parkinson's disease and depression. In the Logan lab, he has been a long-time an active senior collaborator while also maintaining his own active research and clinical practice in China.

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AMY WEHE, PH.D.

Visiting Scientist

Dr. Wehe is a Full Professor of Mathematics at Fitchburg State University. She has expertise in Combinatorial Matrix Theory and Spectral Graph Theory. Dr. Wehe has authored a textbook, taught numerous mathematic courses, and has been a co-author on several publications out of the Logan Lab. Dr. Wehe's expertise in developing bioinformatic models is highly valued.

We are always looking for talented and enthusiastic students to join our lab. If you are interested in a rotation, internship or other partnership with our group, please send your resume and a cover letter to robert.logan@enc.edu

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