Lab Members

Current Lab Members

MD/PhD Student

Billy joined the lab in 2019. He is studying the structure and function of the voltage-gated potassium channel KCNQ1, and how dysfunction in KCNQ1 leads to arrhythmias.

Research Technician II

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Chris joined the lab in 2018. He is working on applying augmented reality to problems in interventional cardiology.



Research Assistant Professor

Principal Investigator

Jon Silva CV Associate Professor Program leader, Cardiovascular Engineering Graduate Educational Program Department of Biomedical Engineering Washington University in St. Louis 2012 to …

Post-Doc Fellow


KC joined the lab in 2017 and is currently developing the 3D cardiac tissue as a platform for drug testing and disease modeling. KC earned his Ph.D. in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M …

PhD Student

Emily joined the lab in 2017. After receiving her B.S. in electrical and computer engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2016, she came to Washington University in St. Louis to …

Graduate Student

Eve joined the lab in 2017. She will be working on molecular-complex interactions with the cardiac sodium channel.

Graduate Student

Kate joined the lab in 2017. She is studying state-dependent models of Na+ channel function.

Lab Alumni

Research Scientist

Graduate Student

Wandi joined the lab in 2014. She studies how Nav β subunits alter Na+ channel …

Research Technician II