Members

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Omer Yilmaz MD, PhD

Principal Investigator
ohyilmaz@mit.edu
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Postdocs

Fangtao Chi, PhD

Postdoc

Zhejiang University (Dr. Bin Zhao)

University of California (Dr. Utpal Banerjee)

ftchi@mit.edu

Heaji Shin, PhD

Postdoc

University of Wisconsin-Madison (Judith Kimble)

heaji@mit.edu

Jessica E. S. Shay, MD, PhD

Postdoc
 
University of Pennsylvania
 

Norihiro Goto, MD, PhD

Postdoc

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine

Ngoto@mit.edu

 

                

Shinya Imada MD, PhD

Postdoc
 
Department of Surgery
Hiroshima University, Japan
 
 
 
 
                

George Eng, MD, PhD

Postdoc

georgeng@mit.edu

                                                                

                                  

 

Qiming Zhang, PhD

Postdoc

Peking University 

Biomedical Pioneering Innovation Center, School of Life Sciences

qiming@mit.edu

 

Saori Goto, MD, PhD

Postdoc

Department of Surgery,
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine

saorig@mit.edu

  

 

Saleh Khawaled, PhD

Postdoc

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 

salehk@mit.edu

Swagata Goswami, PhD

Postdoc

Ohio State University

University of Delhi, India

goswami@mit.edu

   

 

 

 

 

 

Graduate Students

            

Joseph C. Sedlak

MD/PhD Candidate

BSE Biomedical Engineering,

University of Michigan

Harvard-MIT MD/PhD Program                               

jsedlak@mit.edu

Natalia Andeeva

MD/PhD Candidate

MD, Russian State Medical University 
PhD in Immunology, Harvard Medical School 

nvl2195@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

Currently: Scientist I Mammalian
SanaRX Biotherapeutics

PhD University of Massachusetts,
Amherst 

(James J. Chambers)

ahussey@mit.edu

 

                                                             

                          

 

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Upasana Das Adhikari 

Visiting Researcher

Harvard University

upi@mit.edu

 

Tatiana Cajusco Pons

Visiting Researcher

Harvard University

tcajuscop@mit.edu

Sylvia Van Beem

Visiting Researcher

University of Gruningen, NL

sylviavb@mit.edu

Esra Akcabag, PhD

Visiting Researcher

Akdeniz University Medical Faculty

Department of Medical Pharmacology

Antalya, Turkiye

eakcabag@mit.edu

   

 

Lab Alumni and Former Visiting Students 

           

Jonathan Braverman, PhD

Former Postdoc
Current Research Affiliate
 
Principal Investigator
The University of California at Berkeley
Innovative Genomics Institute
 

braverman@berkeley.edu

Cigdem Elif Celik

Former Visiting Graduate Student

Hacettepe University Cancer Institute
Tumor Biology and Immunology Program

Turkyie

Tolga Sever

Former Visiting Graduate Student

Translational Oncology at Dokuz Eylül University

Izmir, Turkyie

 

Polen Yunus

Former Visiting Graduate Student

Turkyie

 

 

Kera Xibinaku

Former Visiting Graduate Student 

Whitehead Institute           

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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)
 

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, Turkyie 

                          

Gizem Calabasi-Kokal PhD

Former Visiting Postdoc 
Dokuz Eylul University,
Institute of Oncology
Turkyie
         

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

 

Katherine Bell

 

Yixin Lu

yxlu@mit.edu

Daniel Antov

dantov9@mit.edu

 

Sabhyata Sedhain

 

Rachel Whyte

rewhy23@mit.edu

 

Ethan Reich

 

 
     

 Isabela Fuentes

 

 

 

 UROP Alumni

  • Negin Amouei

  • Camellia Huang

  • 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