Jacob Stillman was an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in biology with a concentration in neurobiology. Jacob worked in the lab from September 2014 to May 2018. In high school, Jacob worked in the Gitler lab at Stanford University. He is from Westchester, New York. In his free time, Jacob enjoys playing guitar, tennis and soccer. Jacob obtained his M.Res at Imperial College London in 2019, before returning to the lab as a research specialist until July 2020. Jacob went on to pursue his Ph.D. at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.


Tariq, A.*, J. Lin*, M.E. Jackrel*, C.D. Hesketh, P.J. Carman, K.L. Mack, R. Weitzman, C. Gambogi, O.A. Hernandez Murillo, E.A. Sweeny, E. Gurpinar, A.L. Yokom, S.N. Gates, K. Yee, S. Sudesh, J. Stillman, A.N. Rizo, D.R. Southworth, and J. Shorter. (2019). Mining disaggregase sequence space to safely counter TDP-43, FUS, and alpha-synuclein proteotoxicity. Cell Rep. 28(8):2080–2095. pdf file link (*Co-first author).





Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
University of Pennsylvania