Former Lab Members

Former Graduate Students — Current Positions

Name Years in Lab Current Position
BuetowLori Buetow1997-2003Scientist, Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, UK
MarinoMike Marino1997-2003Senior Manager, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
BirtalanSara Birtalan1998-2004Homemaker
BanerjeeMani Banerjee1999-2005Asst. Prof., IIT, New Delhi, India
MikoloskoJonathan Mikolosko1999-2005Group Leader, BPS Bioscience, Inc.
DuBoisRebecca (Phillips) DuBois2000-2006Asst. Prof., UC Santa Cruz
McNamaraCase McNamara2000-2006Director of Infectious Disease, Calibr at Scripps Research Institute
MillerJason Miller2001-2006Manager of Global Custom & OEM Solutions, Promega Corp.
RodgersLoren Rodgers2002-2008Surveillance and Data Science Team Lead, CDC
UmpierreAlicia (Gamez) Umpierre2005-2011Patent Agent, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
MukerjeaRomila Mukerjea2008-2014Senior Director–Platform Content, Scientist.com
BuffaloCosmo Buffalo2009-2015Postdoc, UC Berkeley
StewartChelsea Stewart2011-2015Teacher, Harvard-Westlake School, Los Angeles
SpiegelmanLindsey Spiegelman2015-2022Project Scientist, NEB

Former Postdocs — Current Positions

Name Years in Lab Current Position
McMahonStephen McMahon1999-2004Senior Research Fellow, University of St. Andrews, UK
LawtonJeffrey Lawton2000-2005Professor of Biochemistry, Eastern University, PA
Whiles-LilligJennifer Whiles-Lillig2001-2003Professor of Chemistry, Sonoma State University
KumaranJyothi Kumaran2005-2009Senior Scientist, Disease Biology Autoimmune Immunocore Ltd., UK
CottonNaomi Cotton2006-2007
HuiFan Hui2006-2010Principal Scientist, Guangdong Xiangxue Precision Biotechnology Co. Ltd., China
Le CoqJohanne Le Coq2006-2010Research Staff, Spanish National Cancer Research Center, Spain
MacheboeufPauline Macheboeuf2007-2009Research Scientist, CNRS, France Yvonne Tan (2008-2010), Support Scientist, Cytiva
MajumdarPapiya Majumdar2007-2009Head, Department of Chemistry, Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata, India
BzymekChris Bzymek2007-2010Senior Scientist, Amgen
ZhaoXiaoming Zhao2007-2011
AlayyoubiMaher Alayyoubi2007-2012Scientist, Arcturus Therapeutics
HamaokaBrent Hamaoka2008-2011Instructor
DeySanghamitra Dey2008-2012Asst. Professor, Presidency University, Kolkata, India
HandaSumit Handa2012-2022Singular Genomics
ValderramaAndres Valderrama2014-2016Scientist, Arcturus Therapeutics
WangKuei-Chen Wang2016-2021

Former Masters Students

Name Years in Lab Current Position
HemaniSurina Hemani2010-2012
LatifHannah Latif2010-2012
KuMatthew Ku2011-2013
ShawKharissa Shaw2012-2014
McGowanMatt McGowan2014-2016
BahnAdrian Bahn2016-2018

Former Visiting Scientists

Name Years in Lab Current Position
EsserAlfred Esser2001Professor, Division of Cell Biology & Biophysics, University of Missouri-Kansas City
FriedbergDevorah Friedberg2003-2005
Celestino dos SantosJademilson Celestino dos Santos2018-2019Postdoctoral Researcher, Butantan Institute, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Former Undergraduates

Name Years in Lab Current Position
LuDavid Lu1998
MillerAaron Miller1998-2000
AthanasiouNick Athanasiou1999
ChiuKaty Chiu1999-2000
KerkowDon Kerkow2002-2003
CaiAnn Cai2004-2006
RaposoCatarina Raposo2004-2006
MikanikSadaf Mikanik2009-2010
WangOliver Wang2009-2010
KatsDina Kats2010-2011
QuachHenry Quach2011-2015
WangJames Wang2012-2013
BahnAdrian Bahn2013-2016
OkonkwoChidinma Okonkwo2016-2017
ReyesAndres Reyes2017-2019
MillsJori Mills2018-2021