Lab Personnel

Current Lab Members

Research Scientist-III

Robert Wilson

(He/him)


Postdoctoral Associates

Chiara Giannone

(She/her)

EMBO Postdoctoral Fellow

Minh (Peter) Nguyen Tran

(He/Him)

Jiacheng Lin

(He/him)


Graduate Students

Amanuella Mengiste

(She/her)

Robert J. Silbey Graduate Fellow
MIT Future of Science Fellow
BroadIGNITE Awardee

Kathryn Yammine

(She/her)

Jimin Yoon

(She/her)

Jessica Patrick

(She/her)

Seo-yeon Kim

(She/her)

Kwanjeong Scholar

Julie McDonald

(She/her)

Martin Fellow

Sorin Srinivasa

(They/She)

NSF Fellow

Andrew Sabol

(He/him)

NSF Fellow

Anton Barybin

(He/him)

NSF Fellow

Stephanie Halim

(She/her)

Croucher Scholar

 

Jessica Lynn Bonnar

(She/her)

NSF Fellow

Yunlong Zhao

(He/him)

Michael Xiong

(He/him)

Cale Locicero

(He/him)

NSF Fellow


Research Technician

Ra'Mal Harris

(He/him)


Undergraduates

Jingting Lin

(She/her)

Anna V. Plank

(She/her)

April Wu

(She/her)

Nathan P Shapiro

(He/him)

Huda Abdelghani

(She/her)


Senior Administrative Assistant

Betty Lou McClanahan

(She/her)

Lab Manager

Berenice Estrada Chavez

(She/they)


Lab Alumni


Visiting Professor

Madhusudan Dey

Visiting Professor, 2017
Currently:

C. Brandon Ogbunugafor

Currently:

Postdoctoral Associates

Mahender B. Dewal

Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2012 - 2015
Currently:
Head of Research and Development
Principal Scientist

N.-Duc Doan

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014 - 2019
Currently:
Scientist-III

Pyae P. Hein

Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2014 - 2015
Currently:
Associate Director

Azade S. Hosseini

Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2016 - 2018
Currently:
International Business Development and Partner Engagement Lead
BioFuturis

Emmanuel E. Nekongo

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2012 - 2017
Currently:
Senior Scientist

Graduate Students

Chet M. Berman

Currently:
Scientist-II

Kenny Chen

Currently:
Senior Scientist

Andrew S. DiChiara

Currently:
Senior Scientist-II

Samuel J. Hendel

Currently:
Associate

Rasia C. Li

Currently:
Scientist-I

Christopher L. Moore

Currently:
Director

Louis J. Papa, III

Currently:
Research Scientist
Stealth NewCo

Angela M. Phillips

Anna I. Ponomarenko

Currently:
Scientist-II

Christopher E.R. Richardson

Currently:
Senior Director

Rebecca M. Sebastian

Currently:
Senior Scientist-I

Madeline Y. Wong

Currently:
Science Teacher

Research Technicians

Patreece H. Suen, PhD

UROP, 2012 - 2015
Technician, 2015 - 2017
Currently:
Postdoctoral Fellow

Alexander J. Weickhardt, MD

Technician, 2017 - 2018
Currently:
Resident

Undergraduates

Sophia M. Abularach

UROP, 2021-2023
Currently:
Ph.D. Student in Developmental Biology

Lucas D. Akin

Currently:
Ph.D. Student in Chemistry

Agata A. Bikovtseva

Currently:
NSF Fellow and PhD Student in Chemistry and Chemical Biology,

Abigail M. Caron

UROP, 2012
Currently:
Ph.D. Student in Evolutionary Biology

Gina Choi

UROP, 2019
Currently:
Associate Consultant

Erika A. Ding

UROP, 2015
Currently:

Nora Enright

UROP, 2016
Currently:
Ph.D. Student in Bioengineering

Xavier A. Bonilla Garcia

MSRP-Bio Intern, 2022

Currently:
B.S. Student in Chemistry

Apolonia Gardner

UROP, 2017

Luna O. Gonzalez

UROP, 2015 - 2018
Currently:
PhD Student in Mathematics

Nicholas Guiliano

UROP, 2017 - 2018
 

Chyleigh J. Harmon, MD

UROP, 2012 - 2014
Currently:
Physician
Saint Louis, MO

Ra'Mal Harris

MSRP-Bio Intern, 2022

Currently:
Research Technician

Helen T. Hobbs, PhD

Currently:

Michelle S. Huang

UROP, 2016 - 2019
Currently:
NSF Fellow and Ph.D. Student in Chemical Engineering

Karun Kaushik

UROP, 2022 - 2023
Currently:

Abigail Kolyer

UROP, 2020
Currently:
B.S. Student in Biological Engineering

Nancy B. Lu, PhD

UROP, 2014
Currently:
Management Consultant

Diya Malhotra

Visiting Summer Student, 2015 & 2016
Currently:
MBA Student

Meryl Ann Mendoza

MSRP-Bio Intern, 2021

Currently:

Daniel J. Mirny, PhD

UROP, 2015
Currently:
Assistant Professor

Sebasthian Santiago, PhD

UROP, 2015
Currently:
Postdoctoral Fellow

Patreece H. Suen, PhD

UROP, 2012 - 2015
Technician, 2015 - 2017
Currently:

Eileen Tan-Aristy

UROP, 2019
MIT-HIPSAT High School Intern, 2017
Currently:
Technical Program Manager

Rebecca J. Taylor, PhD

Currently:
Postdoctoral Fellow

Marissa S. Vera

Currently:
Ph.D. Student in Chemistry

Rachel Weissman

UROP, 2020 - 2021

Currently:

Yu Meng Zhang

UROP, 2020-23
Currently:
PhD Student in Virology

High Schoolers

Rose Evard

MIT-HIPSAT High School Intern, 2018
Currently:
M.S. Student

Brittan Gallo

MIT-HIPSAT High School Intern, 2022
 

Christopher J. Hillenbrand

Currently:

Camden Holm

MIT-HIPSAT High School Intern, 2016
Currently:
Research Associate-I

Karun Kaushik

MIT-HIPSAT High School Intern, 2021 - 2022
Currently:

Jocelyn Koelb

MIT-HIPSAT High School Intern, 2018
Currently:
B.S. Student in Biochemistry and Political Science

Caiden M. Kumar

MIT-HIPSAT High School Intern, 2015
 

Kiera Murray

MIT-HIPSAT High School Intern, 2019
 

Rebecca Schooler

MIT-HIPSAT High School Intern, 2017
Currently:
Research Associate-I

Ellie Strano

MIT-HIPSAT High School Intern, 2023
Currently:
Senior
High School

Eileen Tan-Aristy

MIT-HIPSAT High School Intern, 2017
UROP, 2019
Currently:
Technical Program Manager


 

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