Graduate Students

Our Alums

Heather Rice PhD

Graduate student with the Program in Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School (2008-2013). Currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Priya Srikanth MD, PhD

Graduate student with the Preogram in Neurosciences, Harvard Medical School (2010-2015). Currently a clinical fellow in neurology at MGB.

Joseph Negri PhD

Graduate student with the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program, Harvard Medical School (2014-2018). He's currently a product development manager at BioTek Instruments

Visiting Graduate Students

Robert van der Linden

Robert van der Linden

Visiting Graduate student from Radboud University, the Netherlands (2017-2019)

Yan Bi

Yan Bi

Visiting Graduate student from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2019-2020)

Postdoctoral Fellows

Meichen Liao PhD

Meichen did her postdoctoral work in our lab from 2010-2018 and is currently a research scientist at CRISPR Therapeutics

Christina Muratore PhD

Christina did her postdoctoral research in our lab from 2010-2017 and is currently the head of the iPSC NeuroHub at BWH

Sarah Sullivan PhD

Sarah did her postdoctoral research in our lab from 2013-2016 and currently works at Biogen

Chun-I Wu

Chun-I Wu PhD

Chun-I did his postdoctoral work in our lab from Jan. 2017-Nov. 2019 studying the effects of Trisomy 21 on Alzheimer's Disease

Marty Fernandez

Marty Fernandez PhD

Marty studied the biochemical mechanisms by which the Amyloid Precursor Protein (APP) is sequentially cleaved. She's currently a scientist at Serqet Therapeutics.

Technicians

Dana Callahan MD

Research Technician (2013-2015). Currently at Junior Resident at BWH.

Valentina Lagomarsino

Research Technician (2015-2018). Currently a graduate student at Harvard Medical School

Taylor Taylor

Research technician (2015-2017). Currently at the University of Colorado Medical School working on his MD

Seiyam Suth

Lab technician (2009-2012)

Toby Cavanaugh

Research technician (2009-2012)

Robert Smith

Research technician (2016-2017). Currently works at Biogen.

Amy He

Amy He

Lab technician (2017-2019) Currently working on her MD at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College – Thomas Jefferson University

Julie Merchant

Julie Merchant

Lab technician (2018-2019) Currently working on her PhD at the University of Pennsylvania

Lizzy Vinton Lab Tech

Lizzy Vinton

Lab technician (2019-2021) Currently working on her MD, MPH at Tufts University School of Medicine (Maine Tract)

Seeley Fancher

Lab technician (2020-2022) Currently working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Undergraduate Students

Thesis Students

Lawrence Benjamin

Undergraduate researcher Harvard University (Thesis from 2010-2011)

Marion Tilearcio

Undergraduate researcher, Boston College (Thesis from 2009-2011)

Constance Zhou

Undergraduate researcher, Harvard University (Thesis from 2013-2016)

Taehwan Shin

Undergraduate researcher, Harvard University (Thesis from 2012-2015)

Marlise Arellano

Undergraduate researcher, Harvard University (Thesis from 2016-2018)

Deepika Kurup

Deepika Kurup

Used patient-derived iPSCs to study endosomal and lysosomal biology in late-onset AD. Harvard College-Neuroscience (Thesis 2017-2019). Currently working on her PhD at Stanford medical school.

Sope Adeleye

Sope Adeleye

Undergraduate researcher, Harvard University (Thesis from 2018-2020)

Undergraduate Interns

Rachel Gladstone

Bowdoin College (2012-2014)

Karam Han

Boston University 2014-2015

Jenny Makovkina

Harvard (2013-2015)

Steven Ryu

Amherst (2015-2016)

Summer students

Bianca DiChiaro

Simmons College (2011-2012)

Elisa Nabel

Harvard (2010)

Palig Mouradian

2013

Frishta Abawi

Brandeis (2013)

Katherine Murphy

Skidmore (2012)

T.J. Muratore

U. Mary Washington (2014-2015)

Megan Gaugler

Skidmore (2011)