Research Assistants

Marcel Henry Komer

Marcel completed a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology in August 2019. He is currently completing a Master of Science in Human Performance. At the moment, Marcel is working with Stefan Delmas and hopes to contribute to the literature before graduating.
 

After graduation, Marcel plans to attend medical school, complete an MD-PhD, and specialize in orthopedic surgery.
 

Contact: marcelkomer@ufl.edu

Michelle Weintraub

Michelle is an Applied Physiology and Kinesiology major and is working to graduate in the Spring of 2022. She is working with Stefan Delmas. Michelle is eager to learn everything she can in the lab and hopes to contribute to the research before graduating. 

After graduation, Michelle plans on earning her Doctorate in Physical Therapy and eventually running her own practice. 

Contact: m.weintraub@ufl.edu
 

Layla Abdullatif

Layla is a first-year masters student in applied physiology and kinesiology with a concentration in biobehavioral sciences. She holds a bachelors of science in biomedical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She is currently assisting Stefan Delmas on his motor control study as well as working on developing her own research interests and ideas. 

 

Layla is still deciding on her post-graduation plans, but she hopes to enroll in either medical school or continue her education in a doctoral program. 

 

contact: laylaabd@ufl.edu 

Sabrina Locht

Sabrina will complete her bachelor’s degree in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology in May 2021.

 

After graduation, Sabrina plans to spend a year working on research projects, hopes to get her medical degree and specialize in surgery. 

Contact: sabrina.locht@ufl.edu
 

Varun is a graduate student in the 2nd year of his Master’s program in Biomedical Engineering and will be graduating in May 2020. He is currently assisting Stefan on his Ph.D. project and hopes to contribute with a project of his own before he graduates.

 

After graduation, he hopes to work in the industry and help move the healthcare industry forward. Go Gunners and Go Gators!

Contact: varungokhale@ufl.edu

Varun Gokhale

Neuromuscular Physiology Laboratory