Members

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MA

Omer Yilmaz MD, PhD

Principal Investigator
ohyilmaz@mit.edu
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Postdocs

Fangtao Chi, PhD

Postdoc

BS Zhejiang University (Dr. Bin Zhao)

PhD University of California (Dr. Utpal)

ftchi@mit.edu

Heaji Shin, PhD

Postdoc

University of Wisconsin-Madison (Judith Kimble)

heaji@mit.edu

Jessica E. S. Shay, MD, PhD

Postdoc
 
MD/PhD University of Pennsylvania
 

Norihiro Goto, MD, PhD

Postdoc

PhD Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine,

Ngoto@mit.edu

 

                

Shinya Imada MD, PhD

Postdoc
 
PhD  Department of Surgery,
Hiroshima University, Japan
 
 
 
 
               

Jonathan Braverman, PhD

Postdoc
 
PhD University of California,
Berkeley
 
 

 

Swagata Goswami, PhD

Postdoc

MS University of Delhi, India
 
PhD Ohio State University,
(Dr. Raj Muthusamy)
 
                                                         

Saleh Kawaled, PhD

Postdoc
 
 
                                                         

George Eng, MD, PhD

Postdoc

 

                                                                

 

 

 

 

Graduate Students

            

Joseph C. Sedlak

MD/PhD Candidate

BSE Biomedical Engineering,

University of Michigan

Harvard-MIT MD/PhD Program                               

jsedlak@mit.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff

      

Kerry Kelley

Laboratory Operations Manager
MS UMASS Amherst
kjkelley@mit.edu

 

                

Elizabeth Galoyan

Administrative Assistant
lgaloyan@mit.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Research Affiliates and Visiting Researchers

Mohammad Almeqdadi, MD               

Mohammad Almeqdadi, MD

Former Visiting Scientist
Internal Medicine Resident
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

Maria Mihaylova, PhD

Former Visiting Scientist
Whitehead Insititute
.                                        

Jatin Roper, MD

Current Research Affiliate
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Department of Medicine
Duke University
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Amanda M. Hussey, PhD

Former Postdoc

Scientist I Mammalian
SanaRX Biotherapeutics

PhD University of Massachusetts,
Amherst 

(James J. Chambers)

ahussey@mit.edu

 

                                                         

Kera Xibinaku

Visiting Student 

Whitehead Institute

 

 

 

Lab Alumni and Visiting Students. 

           

Chia-Wei Cheng, PhD

Former Postdoc
Current Research Affiliate
 
Assistant Professor
Columbia Stem Cell Initiative (CSCI)
Department of Genetics and Development (G&D)          
Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUMC)
Miyeko Mana           

Miyeko Mana PhD

Former Postdoc
Current Research Affiliate
 
Assistant Professor
Arizona State University
    

Fang Wang, PhD

Former Research Scientist
Current Research Affiliate
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Rhode Island
           

Amanda M. Hussey, PhD

Former Postdoc
 
Scientist I Mammalian
SanaRX Biotherapeutics
 
University of Massachusetts Amherst 
(James J. Chambers)
ahussey@mit.edu
                                            

Amit Venekar, PhD

Former Postdoc

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (G. Mugesh)
vernekar@mit.edu

             

Wen Zhou, PhD

Former Postdoc
Brandeis University (Christine Thomas)
wzhou@mit.edu

Khristian Rowe

Former Research Associate
B.S. General Mathematics
MIT

Michael Xifaras

Former Research Associate
B.S. Biochemistry
Emmanuel College

Zachary Kassir

Former Research Associate

Semir Beyaz

Former Visiting Graduate Student
 
Boston Children's Hospital
Harvard University

Marta Moreno

Former Visiting Graduate Student
University of Alcala, Spain

Sofia Bauer

Former Visiting Graduate Student
Uppsala University, Sweden

Nuray Gunduz

Former Visiting Postdoctoral Candidate
 
Dokuz Eylul University, Institute of Oncology

Memet Sefa Ulutas

 
Former Visting Postdoctoral Candidate
 
Middle East Technical University (METU) and Research Assistant Siirt University, Siirt, Turkey 

Gizem Calibasi-Kocal, PhD

Former Visiting Postdoc 
Dokuz Eylul University,
Institute of Oncology
            

Anna Webb

Former Visiting Master's Student 
Molecular Medicine
Uppsala University, Sweden
Adam Akkad

Adam Akkad

 
  • Yetis Gültekin (2010-2012), Graduate Fellow, PhD Student, The Rockefeller University

     

Current UROPS

 

Camellia Huang

 

 

 

Isabela Fuentes

 

 

 

 UROP Alumni

  • Daiyao Zhang
  • Aisha Saldanha
  • Ameena M Iqbal
  • Sebastian Santos
  • Surya Tripathi
  • Mohammed AlDajan
  • Tam B Nguyen
  • Kevin E. Wesel
  • David A. Poberejsku
  • Amita Bose 
  • Ozge Uysal
  • Puwanat Sangkhapreecha