TEAM MEMBERS

Teamwork makes the dream work

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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 the CEO and CSO of the Pluripotent Diagnostics (PDx) Corporation and a co-investigator in the Logan Lab at ENC. Dr. Miller's academic pedigree includes pre-doctoral work at Harvard Medical School, doctoral work at Johns Hopkins Medical School and a post-doc at Standard University. His academic expertise is in neurodegeneration, neuroglia and the  development of early diagnostic strategies for patients with chronic diseases. Dr. Miller has a very strong publication and patent record. To learn more about Dr. Miller or Pluripotent Diagnostics, visit his website here. 

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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.

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SHERRIE BURT, M.S.

Lab Safety Officer 
Lab Manager

Sherrie is a highly valued member of the ENC community and wears many hats. She has been teaching at ENC since 1992, instructing at times in the undergraduate and/or adult education programs. She received an Excellence in Teaching Award both as an adjunct at ENC and as a lab instructor at Boston College. Other experience includes three years as a clinical assistant at Harvard Community Health Plan and in Student Development in her position as a Resident Director at ENC from 1990-1997. She serves as Administrative Faculty for The Division of Science & Technology, primarily as Lab Manager and Chemical Hygiene Officer. On the faculty side, she teaches courses in Anatomy & Physiology, Nutrition and First Year Experience for Science Majors. In 2014 Prof. Burt received an Administrative Faculty Award and in 2019 she was presented the first ever ENC Alice Award for investment in the lives of students. Outside of the classroom and lab, she enjoys serving as the Faculty Advisor for the Shrader Science Club and as the Faculty Athletic Representative. Prof. Burt is a member of the Wollaston Church of the Nazarene and is an avid reader and traveler.  She lives in Quincy with her husband Charlie, and has two sons and a daughter-in-law, all of whom are ENC alums.

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HELEN JIMENEZ-COREA

Undergraduate Student
Summer 2021 - Fall 2021

Helen is from Los Angeles, California. She is a Biology major and is also earning a minor in Psychology. In addition to her demanding academic schedule, she is the President of Shrader Club (a club for all science majors at ENC) and the co-leader of the animal lab. After ENC, she plans on pursuing graduate education in Biotechnology. Her topics of interest include microbiology, epidemiology, and toxinology. In her spare time, she loves to play the piano and read classical literature. Her favorite authors are Jane Austen and Charles Dickens. Helen decided to come to ENC after her mother passed to pursue her educational goals and for a fresh start. She "loves that ENC is a small campus and that the teachers are 100% interested in your academic and spiritual growth."

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CAMERON CAMPBELL

Undergraduate Student
Summer 2021 - Fall 2021

Cameron is from San Pedro, California which is in the heart of the Port of Los Angeles. She is currently earning a B.S in Biochemistry. Her plan after college is to pass Officer Candidacy School with the Navy and spend four years as a Lieutenant, during which she will earn a M.S in Biomedical Sciences. She plans to eventually attend Medical School. During her undergraduate studies, she has developed interests in immunology, microbiology, pathology, and anatomy/physiology. Her hobbies include hiking, surfing, snowboarding, and reading. She decided to attend ENC because she "wanted to earn the best education", citing ENC as "a college where every professor would take the time to help students in building their careers".

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EMMA LOGAN, MSN, RN, OCN

Clinical Research Consultant
BIDMC Internship Liaison

Emma offers a wealth of valuable insight into research protocols involving human subjects, IRB submissions, FDA compliance and other clinically related research aspects. She has over a decade of clinical research experience and currently oversees a portfolio of more than 150 clinical trials as a full-time Clinical Program Manager of the Hematologic Malignancy and Benign Hematology Research Division at BIDMC. In addition to offering consultancy to the Logan Lab, she is the ENC-BIDMC Internship liaison and supervises the ENC students who participate in the Clinical Research Internship.

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