Our Team

Team Members

Lucas Kniess Debarba, Ph.D.
Core Manager
Tara Doma Lama, B.A.
Core Technician

Tara received her B.A. in Biology and Bioinformatics at Hunter College in 2023. During her undergrad, she participated in Data analysis research using R Script and Python. In addition, she worked on a research with potassium ion channels activated by calcium at NYU in 2023. In October 2023, Tara joined the Metabolic Core as a Research Technician.

Advisory Board

Laura C. Alonso
Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Director of the Weill Center for Metabolic Health
E. Hugh Luckey Distinguished Professor in Medicine
Marcus DaSilva Goncalves
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Ralph L. Nachman Research Scholar
Baran Ersoy
Assistant Professor of Metabolism in Medicine
James C. Lo
Associate Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Shannon Reilly, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Metabolic Health in Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine Metabolic Phenotyping Center
413 E. 69th St.
Room BB-660
New York, NY 10312