Airik Lab Members

Merlin Airik Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Airik is a postdoctoral fellow and has trained in the labs of Dr. Beth Lawlor at the University of Michigan, and Dr. Friedhelm Hildebrand, at Boston Children’s Hospital. Her main research interest is investigating the role of DNA damage response in regulating renal tubular regeneration after injury. 


Blake McCourt
Research Technician

Blake manages the mouse colony and performs various histochemical and immunological staining in cell culture and on tissue samples in the Airik Lab. In addition, he helps to carry out routine experimental activities (i.e., qRT-PCR) of other group members.