Lab alumni



Laura Attardi, Ph.D., Professor of Radiation Oncology (Radiation Biology) and Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA - email

Karen Cichowski, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Genetics Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School , Boston, MA - email

Genevieve Crane, M.D.-Ph.D., Resident Physician, Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins - email

Annemieke de Vries, Ph.D., Head of the Centre for Health Protection, Natl Inst of Public Health Environment, The Netherlands - email

Nadya Dimitrova, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT - email

Daniela Dinulescu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Director of GYN Oncology Research Division at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA - email

Anna Farago, M.D., Ph.D., Visiting Scientist at MIT; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital - email

David Feldser, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA - email

Elsa Flores, Ph.D., Department Chair, Molecular Oncology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL - email

Sharon Friedlander, Ph.D., Associate Director, Head of Translational Research, Karyopharm Therapeutics, Newton, MA - email

Leny Gocheva, Ph.D., Collaborative Programs Manager, Koch Institute at MIT, Cambridge, MA - email

Kevin Haigis, Ph.D., Director, Cancer Genetics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School - email

Sunil Hingorani, Ph.D, Assistant Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA - email

Nikhil Joshi, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Dept of Immunobiology, Yale University, New Haven, CT - email

Carla Bender Kim, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Dept of Genetics, Children's Hospital Stem Cell Program/Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA - email

JungHo Kim, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Life Science, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea - email

David Kirsch, M.D.-Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University Medical Center - email

Joe Kissil, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Cancer biology, The Scripps Research Institute - email

Scott Lowe, Ph.D., Professor, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator - email

Kay Macleod, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The Ben May Institute for Cancer Research, University of Chicago , Chicago IL - email

Andrea McClatchey, Ph.D., Professor, MGH Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School Department of Pathology, Charlestown, MA - email

David G. McFadden, M.D./ Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Texas Southwestern, Medical Center, Dallas, TX - email

Meg McLaughlin, M.D., Research Investigator II, Novartis Oncology Translational Research - Pathology Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Inc., Cambridge MA - email

Etienne Meylan, Ph.D., Swiss National Science Foundation Professor, EPFL SV ISREC GR-EM, Lausanne - email

George Mulligan, Ph.D., Vice President of Translational Medicine, Mitobridge Inc, Cambridge, MA - email

Mariana Nacht, Ph.D., Vice President of Cancer Biology, KDAc Therapeutics, Inc - Cambridge, MA - email

Trudy Oliver, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Oncological Sciences, University of Utah School of Medicine and Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah - email

Liam O'Connor, Ph.D, Professor, La Trobe University Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, Melbourne, Australia - email

Thales Papagiannakopoulos, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Perlmutter Cancer Center, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY - email

Asit Parikh, M.D.-Ph.D, Senior Vice President, Head of Gastroenterology Therapeutic Area Unit, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Co - email

Karlyne Reilly, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Genetic Modifiers of Tumorigenesis Section, Mouse Cancer Genetics Program, NCI at Frederick, MD - email

Christian Reinhardt, M.D.-Ph.D., Independent Investigator at the Max-Planck in Koln, Germany - email

Julien Sage, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Dept. of Pediatrics, Division of Cancer Biology Stanford University School of Medicine, CA - email

Peter Sandy, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Evelo Therapeuticals, Cambridge MA - email

Alice Shaw, M.D.-Ph.D., Attending Physician, Thoracic Oncology, MGH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Clinical Fellow, Koch Institute at MIT - email

Eric Snyder, M.D.-Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, UT - email

Alejandro Sweet-Cordero, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Benioff Chair of Child Health, Benioff Children's Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA - email

Dave Tuveson, M.D.-Ph.D., Roy J. Zuckerberg Chair of Cancer Therapeutics, Professor and Director of Cancer Center, Cold Sping Harbor Laboratory - email

Andrea Ventura, M.D.-Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY - email

Monte Winslow, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA - email

Wen Xue, Ph.D., Assistant professor at University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, Worcester, MA - email


Graduate students

Irene Blat (2013), Application Scientist at WuXi NextCODE, Cambridge, MA - email

Scott Boyd, M.D.-Ph.D. (2004), Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Stanford University, CA - email

James Brugarolas, M.D.-Ph.D. (1998), Associate Professor, Dpt. of Hematology-Oncology and Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center,Center for Developmental Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX - email

Pan-Yu Chen Ph.D. (2016), Postdoc in Kevin Shannon's Lab, University of California, San Francisco, CA - email

Ann Cheung, Ph.D. (2009), Director of Research, Equipoise Therapeutics - email

Talya Dayton Ph.D. (2016), Postdoc in Hans Clevers's Lab, Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht, the Netherlands - email

Alison Brauneis (neé Dooley), Ph.D. (2010), Postdoc in HHMI Education Group at MIT - email

Michel Dupage, Ph.D. (2011), Postdoc in Jeffrey Bluestone's lab in the Diabetes Center at UCSF - email

Donald (Chris) Ellis

Erica Jackson, Ph.D. (2003), Senior Scientist, Department of Tumor Biology and Angiogenesis, Genentech, South San Francisco, CA - email

Harry Jenq, Ph.D. (2012), Research Associate at JMP Securities LLC - email

Kristen Johnson, Ph.D. (2003), Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Biology, Rivier University, Nashua, NH; Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Natural Sciences, NTHI-Concord's Community College, Concord, NH - email

Leisa Johnson, Ph.D. (2001), Vice President of Research and Development, 4D Molecular Therapeutics, San Francisco, CA - email

Madhu Kumar, Ph.D. (2009), Postdoc, Julian Downward Laboratory (Signal Transduction Laboratory), Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute at Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, England - email

Keara Lane, Ph.D. (2011), Postdoc in Markus Covert's laboratory at Stanford University, CA - email

Jenny Sue Lanni, Ph.D. (1998), Assistant Professor of Biology, Wheaton College, Norton, MA - email

Carman Man-Chung Li, Ph.D. (2015), Postdoc in Joan Brugge's lab, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA - email

Marta Lipinski, Ph.D. (2002), Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore MD - email

David MacPherson, Ph.D. (2005), Associate Professor at the FHCRC - email

Elizabeth Murphy, Ph.D.

Ken Olive, Ph.D. (2005), Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Columbia University Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, NY - email

Elizabeth Reczek, Ph.D. (2003), CEO, SeqLL, LLC, Woburn, MA - email

Francisco J. Sánchez-Rivera, Ph.D. (2015), Postdoc in Scott Lowe's Lab, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY - email

Leah Schmidt, Ph.D. (2016), Postdoc in Philip Greenberg's Lab, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Seattle, WA - email

Rueben Shaw, Ph.D. (1999), Professor, Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory; Director of the Salk Cancer Center, Salk Institute, CA - email

Shane T. Shih, Ph.D. (1998), Associate Director, Alliance Management, Gilead Sciences,Foster City, CA

Carmela Sidrausky, Ph.D. (1994), Scientist at Calico, Saratogo, CA-email

Mandy Tam, Ph.D. (2006), Scientist I at Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc, Cambridge, MA-email

Kenneth Tsai, M.D.-Ph.D. (2001), Associate Member, Departments of Anatomic Pathology & Tumor Biology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL - email

Bart Williams, Ph.D. (1996), Director, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology, Van Andel Research Institute in Grand Rapids, MI - email

Nate Young, Ph.D. (2010), Research Scientist, eFFECTOR Therapeutics, San Diego, CA - email


Support staff

Frank Aliganga (Summer student, 2006; Research Technician, 2007-2008), Community Medicine Fellow/Junior Faculty, Kaiser Permanente - email

Samuel Ameh (Research Technician 2015-2017), Graduate Student, Washington University - email

Maria Inês Baptista, Ph.D. (Lab Manager/ Research Specialist 2013-2015), Senior Scient. Op. Manager, University of London, ICR - email

Matthew Bauer (Research Technician 2013-2015), Research Tech, Joanna Wysocka Lab, Stanford University- email

Jordan Bendor (Research Technician 2013-2015), Lab Manager, Nadya Dimitrova Lab, Yale Unversity- email

Jimmy Burke (Research Technician 2007-2010), MD Candidate, Penn State Medical School

Wenxin Cai (Research Technician 2012-2013), Masters Candidate, MIT Architecture Program - email

Chris Cashman (Research Technician 2008-2009), MD/PhD Candidate, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine-email

Tiffany Chen (UROP 2011-2012, Research Technician 2012-2013), MD Candidate, Stanford University School of Medicine - email

Chris Chaber (Research Technician 2005-2007), Field Application Specialist, Roche Diagnostics - email

Greg Chang (Research Technician 2010-2012), Research Associate, Dragonfly Therapeutics - email

Leilani Chirino (Research Technician 2011-2012), MD/PhD Candidate, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania-email

Emily Christy (Lab Manager), Director of investment strategies, HM Payson & Co. - email

Katherine Chung (Research Technician 2015-2017), Medical Student, New Jersey Medical School - email

Rhianna Cohen (Research Technician 2005-2007) - email

Talya Dayton (Research Technician 2007-2009), Postdoctoral Fellow, Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht, the Netherlands - email

Anne Deconinck, Ph.D. (Lab Manager / Research Specialist 2005-2012), Executive Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT - email

Greg Dibelius (Research Technician 2005-2007), Fellow in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Illnois at Chicago - email

Kim Dorans (Research Technician 2013-2015)

Jim Dowdle (Research Technician 2004-2006), Post-doctoral Fellow, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center- email

Matt Eckman (Research  Technician 2000-2004), Global Head, Vendors Financial Risk, Genentech, Inc. - email

Laura Frawley (Research Technician 2010-2011), PhD Candidate, MIT - email

Talia Gardia (Visiting Student, October 2014 - June 2015) - MD/PhD Candidate, University of Maryland School of Medicine - email

David Garcia-Gali (Research Technician 2013-2014)

Nomeda Girnius (Research Technician 2007-2009), PhD Candidate, University of Massachusetts Medical School - email

Cyriesse (Shelly) Hall (Research Technician 2014-2015) - email

Robyn Jong (Research Technician 2012-2014), PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley - email

Megan Heimann (Research Technician 2011-2014), PhD Candidate, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine - email

Leili Khachatrian, Ph.D. (Lab Manager), Retired

Caroline Kim-Kiselak (Research Technician 2009-2011), Research Specialist, University of Pennsylvania- email

Da-Yae Lee (Research Technician 2014-2016), Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health - email

Laura (neé Lintault) Kraehling (Research Technician 2006-2008), Associate Scientist, Osi Pharmaceuticals, NY - email

Yisi Lu (Research Technician, 2012-2014), PhD Candidate, Yale University - email

Dagan Loisel

Raul Martinez-McFaline (Research Technician 2011-2012), MD/PhD Candidate, Weill Cornell Medical School -email

Abigail Miller (Research Technician 1999-2002), Postdoctoral Fellow, Brigham & Women's Hospital/HMS - email

Katie Miller (Research Technician 2013-2015), PhD Candidate, Michigan State University - email

Barbara Miranda

Jamie Newman (Research Technician 2003-2005), Assistant Professor, Louisana Tech University - email

Angela Park Research Technician at UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA - email

Yoona Park (Research Technician 2015-2016), Post-Bac Student - email

Lee Remington-Boone (Research Technician 1992-1994), Physician, Grossmont Family Medical Group - email

Rebecca Resnick (Research Technician 2010-2012), MD/PhD Candidate, University of Washington/The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center-email

Rebecca Robbins (Research Technician), AT through hiker - email

Jeff Roix (Research Technician 2003-2005), Chief Operating Officer, PhoreMost Ltd, United Kingdom - email

Kaitlyn Sanders (Research Technician 2012-2013), Research Assistant, Joslin Diabetes Center - email

Phil Santiago (Research Technician 2008-2011), Analyst, Northbridge Environmental Managements Consultants, Washington D.C.

Sabrina Santiago (Research Technician)

Earlene Schmitt (Research Technician 1989-1996), Lab Manager, Baylor College of Medicine at Texas - email

Shomit Sengupta (Research Technician 2001-2003), Senior Scientist II, Navitor Pharmaceuticals, Massachusetts - email

Sarah Shafer (Research Technician 2003-2005), Associate Veterinarian, Pet Hospital of Willoughby, Ohio - email

Lynn Shen (Research Technician 2008-2013), DDM Candidate, University of Chicago Dental School - email

Hyemee Shin (UROP + Technician, 03-12, 2009), Moving to the West Coast

Kelly Slocum (Research Technician 2002-2005), Scientist II, Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research - email

Sarah Taylor (Research Technician 2010-2012), Taylor Marina, Marshfield, MA - email

Elias Theodorou (Research Technician 1997-1999), Director of Research, WBC Biosciences

Amanda Vernon (Research Technician 2012-2014), PhD Candidate, MIT - email

Bethany Wagner (Research Technician 2014-2016), PhD Candidate, University of North Caroline-Chapel Hill - email

Nicholas Willis (Research Techician 1999-2002), Instructor in Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - email

Alex Wesselhoeft (Research Technician 2014- 2015), PhD Candidate, MIT - email

Bret Williams (Research Technician 1996-1998), Senior Scientist, Relay Therapeutics - email

Amber Woolfenden (Research Technician 2004-2006), Scientific Associate, Novartis Insititutes for Biomedical Research - email

Han You (Research Technician) Postdoc, Advanced Medical Discovery Institute, Toronto, Canada - email

Randi Zukas (Research Technician 2011-2013), MD Candidate, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, New York - email


UROPS/Summer students

Danielle Adekunle (summer student 2012), Continuing her undergraduate studies at UMBC

Elliott Akama-Garren (2012-2015), Rhodes Scholar, Oxford, Great Britain; Med School, Harvard MSTP Program

Roxana Azimi (2014-2016), Clinical Research Tech, Massachusetts General Hospital

Ernest Ew (June-August 2015), Summer Intern, Undergraduate at Christ's College, University of Cambridge

Isabelle Balson (summer student 2016, 2017), Continuing high school at Concord Academy

Alice Boileve (intern February-July 2011), Graduate School, Paris France

Taylor Brown (June-August 2015), HHMI EXROP; Graduate student at UCLA-email

Peter Cabeceiras (June-August 2015), HHMI EXROP; Undergraduate at Rice University-email

Peter Cabeceiras (June-August 2016), HHMI Capstone; Harvard BBS PhD Program-email

Alia Carter (UROP until May 2008), Working as a research technician in Alabama for one year

Yvonne Chan, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Briana Chen, MIT undergraduate - email 

Cindy Chen (June 2007- June 2008), Working at MGH for 2 years, then off to Medical School - email

Frances Chen, Med School, Stanford University

Mei-Hsin Cheng (Jan 2007- May 2009), Graduate Student, Stanford

Noah Cheng (summer student 2016, 2017), Undergraduate, Swarthmore College

Alice Chi, Graduate Student, Michigan

Christine Chin (May 2008-May 2009), Working for 1 year at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute prior to going to medical school

Kali Clark

Corinna Cosmas, Graduate Student, Stanford University

Saya Date, MIT undergraduate (class of 2015) - email

Elizabeth Demicco

Katie Dong (2006-May 2007), Dartmouth Medical School (and skiing like a pro!) - email

Margaret Douglas

Peter Duff (June-August 2015), Student at Phillips Exeter Academy

Peter Duff (June-July 2016), Undergraduate student at MIT- email

Julianna Edwards (Feb 2007-May 2008), Lab Technician, MD Anderson - email

Jennifer Fishe (May 2006-Jan 2007), Medical School, Miami

Héloise Flamant (visitor from Institut Curie, Oct 2009), Graduate Student, Institut Curie, Paris, France

Laura Frawley (summer student 2009), Continuing her undergraduate studies at Connecticut College

Jessica Fry, Assistant Professor, Curry College

Andrew Galakatos (high school student 2009), Applying for college

Emily Gliklich (summer student 2016), Continuing high school at Winsor School

Zemer Gitai, Assistant Professor, Princeton

Tania Gonzales-Robles (visiting summer student 2016), Research Tech at MIT

Doran Greenberg

Rebecca Grochow

Vikas Gupta, MD-PhD Student, UCSF

Jaclyn Ho (UROP until June 2007), Continuing her undergraduate studies at MIT - email

Dennis Ho (June 2003-June 2004), Graduate Student, Harvard Medical School - email

Katherine Hoff (UROP until May 2008)

Hannah Hoffman (June-August 2016), Continuing her undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College- email

Erin Hong (UROP December 2013 - December 2014) - email

Hannah Hsieh (Apr 2006-Aug 2008), Continuing her undergraduate studies at MIT - email

Harn-Mei Hsieh, Medical Student

Yanwen Hu, Medical Student, Harvard Medical School

Mary Hu, Medical Student, Harvard Medical School

Jen Huang, Medical Student, Mt. Sinai

Tim Humpton (January-July 2010), Grad School, Cambridge UK

Alexandra Jacquet (visitor from Institut Curie 2007), Graduated 2009!

Céline Jennison (high school student, 2009), Applying for college

Alex Jordan, Continuing his undergraduate studies at MIT

Natanya Kerper (UROP September 2012 - July 2014) - Graduate School, UCSF - email

Theresa Kim, MD-PhD program

Karen Kinnaman, Medical School, Michigan

Kamena Kostova (Sept 2008-Aug 2012), Grad School, UCSF

Sharon Lawrence, Continuing her undergraduate studies at MIT

Luat Le (June-August 2016), HHMI EXROP, Undergraduate at UCLA -email

Luat Le (June-August 2017), HHMI Capstone

Jeremy Ledger - email

Jason Lee, Continuing his undergraduate studies at MIT

Victoria Lee

Ben Bicen Li (Sept 2010-June 2011), Continuing his undergraduate studies at Cambridge University, UK - email

Jessica Lynch (Sept 06 - May 08), Med School, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Nina Mann, Harvard Med School

Eric Manke

Yara Jabbour Al Massiouf, (Jan-June, 2016), Continuing her undergraduate studies at MIT

Claire Mazumdar (Sept 2008-June 2010), Grad School, Stanford University

John Miller, Med School, Michigan

Raymond Montoya

Tara Mullaney

Shannon Nees, Med School, Columbia University

Hong Loan Nguyen (summer student 2008)

Stephanie Oh, Continuing her undergraduate studies at MIT - email

Chensi Ouyang (2005-2007), Med School, Harvard - email

Olivia Papa, Continuing her undergraduate studies at MIT - email

Jennifer Park, Continuing her undergraduate studies at MIT - Sinskey Lab - email

Josh Park - email

Ryan Pester (2006-Summer 2007)

Ricardo Ramirez (UROP until June 2008), Research Technician at MGH

Judyann Ramiscal

Rebecca Resnick (summer student 2009)

Stephane Rhynd (June-August 2016), Continuing his undergraduate studies at University of Western Ontario- email

Ashley Robinison

Douglas Rubinson

Zach Ruhe, Graduate student, UCSB

Tasleem Samji (Sept 05-June 06), Graduate student, Yale - email

Ichiko Saotome (Sept 1994-Aug 1997), Yale (Valentina Greco Lab) - email

Stephanie Senna (Oct 2008-June 2010)

Nicole Sherry, Medical Student, Columbia University

Pooja Sodha (2006-June 2007), Medical School, Georgetown - email

Dawn Song (Jan 2006-Jan 2007), Continuing her undergraduate studies at MIT - email

Sabina Sood, Medical School, Stanford University - email

Dylan Soukup, UROP from Mar 2012 - Jun 2014; Research Assistant, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY - email 

Lakshmipriya Subbaraj (2013-2016), Medical School, University of California, San Francisco

Tina Tallon (2009-2010), Continuing her undergraduate studies at MIT

Valeria Tan, Graduate Student, UCSD

Grace Taylor (summer student 2006, 2007, 2008), Undergraduate at MIT, Class of 2012

Patrick Touhy (summer student 2012), Continuing his undergraduate studies at Notre Dame

Erin Turk (summer student 2008), Graduate Student, Stanford University

Alice Tsay, Graduate Student, Harvard Medical School

Theo Uzamere (MSRP summer student 2011), Continuing his undergraduate studies at Morehouse

Ana Vega (Amgen summer student 2011), Continuing her undergraduate studies at the University of Miami

Ram Venkateswaran (Sept 2008-June 2010), Continuing his undergraduate studies at MIT

Sinae Vogel, Medical School, UCSF

Alice Wang, (June, 2013-August, 2015), Continuing her undergraduate studies at MIT

Diana Wang, MD-PhD program, Weill Cornell Medical College (Cantley Lab)-email

Josie Wilson (summer student 2014), Continuing high school at Milton Academy

Josie Wilson (June-August 2016, 2017), Continuing her undergraduate studies at Yale University- email

Joe Woodruff (summer student, 2009), Continuing his undergraduate studies at UNC, Chapel Hill

Candace Wu, Continuing her undergraduate studies at MIT

Juli Wysocki

Gilian Yang, continuing her undergraduate studies at MIT - email

Stephanie Yoon (Nov 2008-May 2011)

Bob Yin, Graduated Med school, Columbia University '08

Justin Yu, (Jan-June, 2016), Continuing his undergraduate studies at MIT