Former Students

Name Grad Group Grad Year Thesis Title Where are they now?
Natalie Hutnick CAMB GTV Spring 2010 Adenovirus Specific T-Cell Responses in Humans Following Natural Infection and Vaccination Senior Director, Translational Research - Oncology, Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Jennifer Grier CAMB MVP Winter 2012 A Role for CD16 (FcγRIIIA) in Natural Killer Cell-Mediated Spontaneous Cytotoxicity Identified via a Human Immunodeficiency-Causing Germline Mutation Clinical Assistant Professor of Immunology, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
Erin Graf CAMB MVP Spring 2013 Clinical Measures of HIV Provide Insight into Determinants of Reservoir Size Director of Clinical Microbiology, Mayo Clinic
Te-Lang (Brian) Wu CAMB MVP Spring 2013 Adaptive Immune Responses to Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV) Vector-Mediated Gene Transfer Postdoctoral Associate, Fox Chase Cancer Center
Dustin Shilling NGG Spring 2013 Examinations into the Calcium Hypothesis of Alzheimer's Disease Business Development and Corporate Strategy, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
Jing Guo NGG Spring 2013 Pathogenesis of Neurodegenerative Diseases via Templated Recruitment Senior Scientist - Biology Discovery, Denali Therapeutics
Steven Tuyishime CAMB GTV Winter 2013 Optimization of Novel Prime-Boost Strategies Based on Chimpanzee-Origin Adenovirus Vaccine Vectors Assistant Scientific Director, National Institute for Environmental Health Studies
Benjamin Walters BMB Winter 2013 Large Protein Folding and Dynamics Studied by Advanced Hydrogen Exchange Methods Senior Scientist, Genentech
Maria (Ellen) De Obaldia IGG Summer 2014 T-Lineage Specification and Commitment Requires Constraint of Myeloid Gene Expression Programs by HES1 Senior Scientist, Kingdom Supercultures
Rachel Leskowitz CAMB GTV Summer 2014 EBNA1-Specific T Cell Responses During Persistent Rhesus LCV Infection and the Development of a Novel Therapeutic Prototype Vaccine for EBV-Associated Diseases Associate Director of Translational Science Operations, University of Pennsylvania Center for Cellular Immunotherapies
Sarah Elliott CAMB MVP Winter 2014 Distinct Patterns of CCR5 Versus Alternative Coreceptor Dependence in Non-Natural Host Versus Natural Host Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Senior Research Scientist, Spark Therapeutics
Rebecca Chance NGG Spring 2015 Between Slit and Repulsion: Cell and Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Robo-Mediated Midline Guidance Translational Bioinformatician, Incyte
Jason Diaz CAMB MVP Spring 2015 Novel Regulatory Mechanisms by which Large T Antigen Coordinates the Merkel Cell Polyomavirus Life Cycle Education Program Director, The Wistar Institute
Alison Buch Rodgers NGG Summer 2015 Transgenerational Epigenetic Mechanisms of Stress Axis Programming  
Brian Cole CAMB GTV Summer 2015 Terrae Incognitae: Integrative Genomic Analysis of hnRNP L Splicing Regulation Vice President - Machine Learning, OnCorps
Deanne Francis CAMB DSRB Summer 2015 Compensatory Branching Morphogenesis in the Drosophila Tracheal System Adjunct Research Associate - Molecular and Cell Biology, James Cook University
Geoffrey Hannigan CAMB GTV Winter 2015 Novel Insights into Skin Bacterial and Viral Communities in Health and Acute Wounding Principal Scientist, Merck & Co.
Rachel Lynn CAMB GTV Winter 2015 FRβ-Directed CAR T Cells for Immunotherapy of Cancer Associate Director - Research, Lyell Immunopharma
Nicole M. Martinez-Gonzalez BMB Winter 2015 Interplay Between Signaling and Splicing During T Cell Activation: A Study on MKK7 Assistant Professor, Stanford University
Claire O'Leary CAMB CPM Winter 2015 Ubiquitylation Regulates CD4+ T Cell Activation and Effector Differentiation to Shape the Immune Response Research Associate, UCSF
Ian Silverman CAMB GGR Winter 2015 Identifying RNA-Protein Interaction Sites Throughout Eukaryotic Transcriptomes Associate Director - Bioinformatics, Repare Therapeutics
Sabrina Tsang CAMB MVP Winter 2015 Insight into Merkel Cell Polyomavirus Replication Through the Study of the Viral Early Proteins: Large and Small Tumor Antigens Clinical Scientist - Infectious Diseases/Vaccines, Merck
Michael Allegrezza CAMB GTV Summer 2016 Modulation of Antitumor Immunity by the MEK Inhibitor Trametinib: Implications for Targeted Therapy of Cancer Associate Director, Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Alexandra Bryson CAMB MVP Summer 2016 Covalent DNA Modifications in Phage and Bacterial Dynamics Assistant Professor of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University
Payal Jain CAMB DSRB Summer 2016 Molecular Mechanisms of Oncogenesis and Precision Medicine Approaches for Pediatric Low-Grade Gliomas Principal Scientist - Translational Sciences, Day One Biopharmaceuticals
Samuel Getchell BMB Winter 2016 Biochemistry of Hunk Kinase: Activation by LKB1 and Identification of First Substrates Senior Scientist, Ashvattha Therapeutics, Inc.
Maria Fasolino NGG Spring 2017 Epigenomic and Nuclear Architectural Insights into Rett Syndrome Program Director, Autism Spectrum Program of Excellence, University of Pennsylvania
Amanda Phillips Yzaguirre CAMB DSRB Summer 2017 The Specification of Hemogenic Endothelium During Embryogenesis and Beyond Senior Scientist - Cancer Immunotherapy, Fate Therapeutics
Adam SanMiguel CAMB MVP Summer 2017 Impact of Topical Antimicrobial Treatments on Skin Bacterial Communities Senior Manager - Strategic Insights and Innovation, The Jackson Laboratory
Xiu Li Sim CAMB DSRB Summer 2017 Understanding Megakaryopoiesis and Thrombopoiesis Using Human Stem Cells Models Senior Assistant Director, Ministry of Trade and Industry (Singapore)
James Knox CAMB MVP Winter 2017 Characterizatioin of Human T-BET-Expressing B Lymphocytes and Their Role in the HIV Immune Response Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
Sharanya Sivanand CAMB CB Winter 2017 Linking Metabolism with DNA Repair: Role of ATP-Citrate Lyase Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT
Jennifer Myers SanMiguel CAMB G&E Spring 2018 Exploring the Role of TET1 in Genomic Imprinting Postdoctoral Fellow, The Jackson Laboratory
Kristy Ou PGG Winter 2018 Beta Cell Replacement Therapy: A Novel Application for Targeted Epigenetic Editing Postdoctoral Fellow, EMBL
Melissa Priest CAMB DSRB Winter 2018 The Role of Molecular Motors in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration Director - Scientific Services, PPM Advisory Group
Srihari Sritharan NGG Winter 2018 Characterization of Somatosensation in the Brainstem and the Development of a Sensory Neuroprosthesis Manager - Business Development, ACADIA Pharmaceuticals
Julianne Rieders CAMB GTV Spring 2019 Investigating the Dysregulation and Therapeutic Potential of Neuroprotective Stress Response Proteins in Huntington's Disease Medical Student, New York University
Alexandra Stanley CAMB DSRB Spring 2019 Cellular Mechanotransduction and Skeletal Muscle Regeneration in Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) Postdoctoral Researcher, GNF
Dirk Auman BMB Summer 2019 Uncovering Biophysical Determinants of Oxidoreductase Function Through De Novo Protein Design Senior Scientist - Protein Engineering and Expression, AbbVie
Elizabeth Dempsey BMB Winter 2019 Engineering Novel Nanomaterials from Ultrasmall Gold Clusters for Use in Cancer Therapy Research Associate, Northwestern University
Colleen Harrington CAMB CB Winter 2019 Harnessing the Pro-Apoptotic Function of MYC to Improve Therapeutic Responses in Chemoresistant B-Cell Lymphoma Research Scientist, Broad Institute
Lumena Louis PGG Winter 2019 Synthetic DNA Technology as a Tool to Generate Vaccine Immunity in the Skin Postdoctoral Fellow, Astrazeneca
Dylan Marchione PGG Winter 2019 The Intersection of Proteomics and Pathology for Translational Cancer Epigenetics Research Scientist - Translational Medicine, Servier Pharmaceuticals
Frances Taschuk CAMB MVP Winter 2019 Antiviral Activities of Dead-Box RNA Helicases Scientist - Vector Biology, GSK
Izmarie Poventud-Fuentes PGG Spring 2020 Novel Microfluidic Systems as Tools to Study Hemostasis Postdoctoral Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine
Analise Gruenewald NGG Summer 2020 Analysis of the Role for Antioxidant Enzyme Heme OXYGENASE-1 in Brain Regional HIV Neuropathogenesis and Blood Brain Barrier Function Senior Medical Writer, Lumanity
Bihui Xu Melidosian CAMB CB Summer 2020 Cancer Cell Antiviral Signaling Amplifies Transcription Output Through Chromatin Alterations to Drive Therapy Resistance Research Investigator, Incyte
Sanika Khare CAMB CB Winter 2020 Tumor Suppressive Role of Urea Cycle Enzymes in Renal Carcinoma Postdoctoral Scholar, Salk Institute
Robert Norgard CAMB CB Spring 2021 Cellular Plasticity and Heterogeneity: Implication in Tumor Cell Invasion and Metastasis Postdoctoral Researcher, Boehringer Ingelheim
Lisa Cucolo CAMB CPM Summer 2021 Tumor RIPK1 Signaling Regulates Intrinsic and Extrinsic Mechanisms of Resistance to Immune Checkpoint Blockade Therapy Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania
Yekaterina Kori BMB Summer 2021 Profiling of Protein Post-Translational Modifications Through Proteomic and Genomic Approaches Reveals Critical Biological Regulation Medical Writer II, PRECISIONscientia
Rebekah Brooks CAMB CB Winter 2021 PBAF-Associated Circadian lncRNA ADIRF-AS1 Regulates Renal Clear Cell Tumorigenesis

Postdoctoral Researcher, The Wistar Institute

Monika Eiva CAMB CB Winter 2021 Disentangling T Cell Heterogeneity in Human Ovarian Cancer: A Focus on Tumor Specific and Early Memory T Cells Scientist, Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Danielle Minichino CAMB CPM Spring 2022 “You got your cancer in my autoimmune disease!”: Novel mechanisms of BRAFV600E regulation of inflammation in dendritic cells of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Life Sciences Specialist, L.E.K. Consulting