Ippolito Lab

Our People

Joseph E. Ippolito, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology

Jasmin Sponagel, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate

Senior Technician
Shanshan Zhang

Research Assistant
Huaping Jing

Research Technician
Elena Nunez

Staff Scientist
Jianyun Lu

Undergraduate Students
Olesya Mironchuk
Katie Portell
Shreya Ashok

Job Opportunities

Visit the Opportunities page to find open positions.

To be considered for future openings, email your CV to Joseph Ippolito, PhD.

Student Opportunities

Our lab is looking for highly motivated individuals who are enthusiastic and excited about cutting-edge science.

Please send a CV and cover letter to Joseph Ippolito, PhD.

Interested individuals should apply through the Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences at Washington University.

It is required that you have expertise in at least one of the following areas:

  • Cell culture
  • Diet and metabolism
  • Mass spectrometry
  • NMR
  • Computer programming
  • Image processing

If interested, please contact Joseph Ippolito, PhD.


The Ippolito Lab uses a variety of imaging methods to explore body composition, cell metabolism and prostate cancer.