Team

Research in the Laboratory of Microbiology and Microtechnology (LMIC) is focused on the quantitative dynamics of microbial behavior in fluctuating environments.
Lab outing | © EPFL McKinney Lab

Prof. John McKinney Head of Laboratory [email protected]
Office: SV 3834
Phone: +41 21 693 18 41
 
Dr. Neeraj Dhar Senior Scientist [email protected]
Office: SV 3832
Phone: +41 21 693 18 34
 
Suzanne Balharry Lab Administrator [email protected]
Office: SV 3837
Phone: +41 21 693 17 87
 
François Signorino-Gelo Lab Technician [email protected]
Office: SV 3832
Phone: +41 21 693 18 35
 
Dr. Chiara Toniolo Post-doc [email protected]
Office: SV 3832
Phone: +41 21 693 18 34
Research Interests: Mycobacterium tuberculosis, macrophages, host-pathogen interaction, single-cell, live time-lapse microscopy
Dr. Vivek Vijay Thacker Post-doc [email protected]
Office: SV 3827
Phone: +41 21 693 18 36
Research Interests: Host-pathogen interactions, lung-on-a-chip, time-lapse microscopy, single cell, M. tuberculosis
Mélanie Hannebelle PhD Student [email protected]
Office: BM 5126
Phone: +41 21 693 64 26
Research Interests: Time-lapse optical and atomic force microscopy, single-cell growth dynamics, biomechanics of bacterial growth and division, superresolution microscopy, open hardware
Gaëlle Thurre Vuaridel PhD Student [email protected]
Office: SV 3832
Phone: +41 21 693 18 36
Research Interests: Modeling, time lapse, data analysis, growth mode, cell size homeostasis
Kunal Sharma PhD Student [email protected]
Office: SV 3832
Phone: +41 21 693 18 36
Research Interests: Host-pathogen interactions, Organ-on-a-chip, Urinary tract infections, Uropathogenic Escherichia coli, Time-lapse fluorescence microscopy.
Thomas Simonet PhD Student [email protected]
Office: SV 3832
Phone: +41 21 693 06 26
Research Interests: Time-lapse fluorescence microscopy, High-content screening, Antibiotic persistence, Urinary tract infections, Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC)
Frédéric Normandeau PhD Student
[email protected]
Office: SV 3832
Phone: +41 21 693 06 26
Research Interests: Single cell behaviour of bacteria in presence of antibiotics, Single cell PK/PD, Urinary tract infections, Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC), Antibiotic persistence, Time-lapse fluorescence microscopy, Microfluidics
Ophélie Rutschmann PhD Student [email protected]
Office: SV 3832
Phone: +41 21 693 06 26
Research Interests: Host-pathogen interactions, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Macrophages, Fluorescent time-lapse microscopy
  Esther Räth PhD Student [email protected]
Office: SV 3832
Phone: +41 21 693 18 35