Dr. Albano is a fifth-year resident in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency program at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He completed two years of dedicated research in Dr. Poore's laboratory focusing on peripheral nerve regeneration, neural interfacing, and microsurgery education. He received his medical doctorate from New York University School of medicine where he completed two years of dedicated research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in the laboratory of Dr. Babak Mehrara. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Lafayette College with a bachelor's degree in biology. During residency, Dr. Albano has amassed a great deal of experience under the microscope in both the lab and the operating room. He has contributed significantly to the development of the division's microsurgery training models/curriculum and serves as an instructor at the Division of Plastic Surgery's annual Microsurgery Training Course.
Zeeda received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona. Following graduation in 2019, she moved to Madison, Wisconsin, to take a Research Assistant position at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Zeeda is the previous Lab Manager of the Poore-Dingle Lab and joined the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health's class of 2021.
Dr. Gunderson is currently a resident in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her medical doctorate from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. During her medical training, she performed a yearlong research fellowship in the Poore-Dingle Lab and has remained an active member. Her current research portfolio includes gene expression analysis, microsurgery outcomes research, neural interface development, surgical and microsurgical education, diversity in plastic surgery, and quality improvement efforts in the operating room.