People

Meet the Principal Investigator

Igor Butovich, Ph.D.

Igor Butovich, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Research Interests

  • Biochemistry, Physiology, and Pathophysiology of the Ocular Surface
  • Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Biophysics of Lipids
  • Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Biophysics of the Tear Film and Meibum
  • Drug Discovery
  • Enzymology
  • Genomics and Metabolomics of the Eye
  • Meibomian Gland Studies

Current Lab Members

Seher Yuksel, Ph.D.

Assistant Instructor

Seher Yuksel, Ph.D.

Rohma Zaidi

Medical Student

Amber Wilkerson

Research Associate 

Amber Wilkerson

Benjamin Ash

Medical Student

Benjamin Ash, med student