Lab Members


Principal Investigator
Mylene Vaillancourt, MS
Research Associate II

Mylene Vaillancourt earned a veterinary technician degree in 2005, as well as a bachelor of science in biology (2014) and master's degree in translational medicine (2016) from Laval University in Quebec, Canada. She worked on lung diseases in the Department of Anesthesiology at UCLA in 2016-2017 and, in 2018, joined the Jorth Laboratory as lab manager. Vaillancourt works on the mechanisms of hypervirulence in antibiotic-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in cystic fibrosis.

Nathan Nathan
Research Associate

Nathan Barger earned his bachelor of science in microbiology from UCLA. He will be studying antibiotic resistance in the Jorth Laboratory.

Contact the Jorth Lab

127 S. San Vicente Blvd.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, Room 9600
Los Angeles, CA 90048

424-315-4590