Postdocs

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Banu Eskiocak

Postdoctoral Fellow
banue@mit.edu
PhD, Cancer Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2016
DDS.,Dental Surgery, Cukurova University, 2007
Project title: Deciphering the tumor-natural killer cell interactions to develop immunotherapies for lung adenocarcinoma

Carla Concepcion

Postdoctoral Fellow
carlapc@mit.edu
PhD, Cell & Developmental Biology, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University, 2016
B.S.,Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, University of the Philippines, 2008
Project title: Investigating the role of chromatin regulators in lung cancer initiation and progression

Chengcheng Jin

Postdoctoral Fellow
ccjin@mit.edu
PhD, Cell Biology, School of Medicine, Yale University, 2013
B.S., Biological Science, Tsinghua University, 2007
Project title: Investigation of innate immunosurveillance in early tumorigenesis

Leanne Li

Postdoctoral Fellow
leanneli@mit.edu
Ph.D., Molecular Life Sciences (Cancer), École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 2013
M.D., National Taiwan University, 2008
Project title: Dissecting the mechanism contributing to small cell lung cancer metastasis

Lindsay LaFave

Postdoctoral Fellow
lmlafave@mit.edu
Ph.D., Cancer Biology, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School, 2015
B.S., Biochemistry, University of Michigan, 2009
Project title: Investigating epigenetic mechanisms of tumor progression in lung adenocarcinoma

Mandar Deepak Muzumdar

Mandar Deepak Muzumdar

Postdoctoral Fellow
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Attending Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
muzumdar@mit.edu
M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, 2008
A.B., Harvard University, 2003
Project title: Molecular mechanisms and therapeutics of pancreatic cancer

Megan Burger

Postdoctoral Fellow
mlburger@mit.edu
Ph.D., Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 2014
B.S., Biochemistry, University of Washington, 2006
Project title: Delineating the hierarchy of obstacles preventing productive T cell responses to tumors

Peter Westcott

Postdoctoral Fellow
peterw@mit.edu
Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics, University of California, San Francisco, 2015
B.S., Biology and Chemistry, Cornell University, 2008
Project title: Targeting endogenous mutational processes to model tumor evolution and interaction with the immune system.

Tuomas Tammela

Tuomas Tammela

M.D., Ph.D, Postdoctoral Fellow
ttammela@mit.edu
M.D., University of Helsinki, Finland, 2008
Ph.D., Vascular Biology, University of Helsinki, Finland, 2008
Project title: Molecular mechanisms controlling intratumoral heterogeneity in lung cancer

Will Freed-Pastor

Postdoctoral Fellow
Clinical Fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
wfp2@mit.edu
M.D./Ph.D.,Biological Sciences,Columbia University, 2013
B.A./B.S., Religious Studies/Biochemistry, Case Western University, 2006
Project title: TBD