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People: Former

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Past Postdoctoral Researchers
Past Predoctoral Students
Past Visiting Scientists


Past Postdoctoral Researchers

Alkema, Mark 1996-2005
  PhD/96/Netherlands Cancer Inst.
  Assistant Professor of Neuroscience / UMass Medical School
   
Ambros, Victor 1979-1984
  PhD/79/MIT
  Professor of Biology / UMass Medical School
   
Avery, Leon 1984-1987
  PhD / 83 / Stanford
  Professor / Virginia Comm U School of Medicine
   
Bargmann, Cornelia 1987-1991
  PhD/87/MIT
  Professor of Biology / Rockefeller University/ HHMI Investigator
   
Basson, Michael 1988-1995
  PhD / 88 / UC Berkeley
 

Senior Edictor / Nature Medicine

   
Bieker-Brady, Kristina 1991-1992
  PhD / 91 / Princeton
  Patent Attorney / Partner / Clark & Elbing
   
Cameron, Scott 1995-2001
  PhD / 88 / SUNY Stony Brook MD / 94 / Harvard Medical School
  Oncology Director / Novartis Inst Biomed Research
   
Champness, Wendy 1982-1984
  PhD / 82 / Michigan State
  Professor of Microbiology, & Molecular Genetics / Michigan State University
   
Chisholm, Andrew 1991-1995
  PhD / 90 / U Cambridge / UK
  Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Neurobiology / UC San Diego
   
Conradt, Barbara 1994-1999
  PhD / 94 / UCLA
  Professor of Genetics / Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich
   
Edwards, Mary Kaye 1982-1984
  PhD / 82 / U Colorado
  Associate Professor of General Programs & Coordinator of Minority Scholars Program / Haverford
   
Froehlich, Allan 2004-2007
  PhD / 02 / Dartmouth
  Senior Research Scientist / Mascoma Corp.
   
Garriga, Gian 1986-1991
  PhD / 86 / St Louis University
  Professor of Genetics and Development / UC Berkeley
   
Ginsberg, Dorit 1992-1993
  PhD / 92 / Weizmann
  Unknown
   
Hunter-Ensor, Melissa 1997-2001
  PhD / 97 / UPenn Medical School
  Patent Attorney / Associate / Edwards Wildman Palmer
   
Hurwitz, Michael 2001-2010
  PhD / 97 / Rockefeller University, MD / 98 / Cornell
  Asst. Prof Medicine, Yale Cancer Center
   
Jin, Yishi 1991-1995
  PhD / 91 / UC Berkeley
  Professor of Biology / UC San Diego / HHMI Investigator
   
Jorgensen, Erik 1989-1994
  PhD / 89 / U Washington
  Professor of Biology / U Utah / HHMI Investigator
   
Kaplan, Joshua 1989-1992
  PhD / 89 / UCSF
 

Professor of Genetics / Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital

   
Kim, Stuart 1984-1989
  PhD / 84 / CalTech
  Professor of Developmental Biology and Genetics/ Stanford Medical School
   
Koelle, Michael 1992-1996
  PhD / 92 / Stanford
  Associate Professor of Molecular Biophysics / Biochemistry / Yale Medical School
   
Kornfeld, Kerry 1991-1995
  MD/PhD / 91/ Stanford
  Professor of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology / Washington University School of Medicine
   
Labouesse, Michel 1989-1992
  PhD / 83 / U P&M Curie/Paris
  Principal Investigator Lab Director / INSERM / LGME-CNRS / Strasbourg / France
   
Lobel, Leslie 1988-1994
  MD/PhD / 87 / Columbia
  Senior Lecturer and Scientist / Ben Gurion University, Israel
   
Lu, Xuemin 2010-2011
  PhD / 10 / Princeton
  Postdoctoral Fellow / Westbrook Lab / Baylor College of Medicine
   
Ma, Dengke 2009-2014
  PhD / 09 / Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  Assistant Professor of Physiology / University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
   
Ma, Long 2003-2009
  PhD / 00 / UT Southwestern
  Assistant Professor Central South University Changsha Hunan China
   
Miska, Eric 2000-2004
  PhD / 99 / Univeristy of Cambridge
  Principal Investigator / Wellcome Trust / Cambridge, England
   
O'Hagan, Bob 2006-2007
  PhD / Columbia
  Postdoctoral Researcher / Barr Lab / Rutgers
   
Ringstad, Niels 2000-2009
  PhD / Yale University
  Assistant Professor Skirball Institute of Molecular Medicine / NYU
   
Roberts, Denise 1987-1988
  PhD / 87 / Harvard
  Unknown
   
Ruvkun, Gary 1982-1985
  PhD / 82 / Harvard
  Professor of Molecular Biology / Harvard Medical School / MGH
   
Sawa, Hitoshi 1994-1997
  PhD / 91 / Kyoto U/Japan
  Professor / National Institute of Genetics / Mishima / Japan
   
Stern, Michael 1986-1991
  PhD / 86 / UC Berkeley
  Associate Dean of Graduate Studies / U Central Florida
   
Thomas, James 1984-1988
  PhD / 84 / MIT
  Professor of Genome Sciences / U Washington / Seattle
   
van den Heuvel, Sander 1994-1996
  PhD / 91 / U Leiden
  Professor of Developmental Biology / Utrecht University / Netherlands
   
Wolinsky, Eve 1984-1985
  PhD / 84 / Harvard
  Psychiatrist / Acadia Hospital / Bangor, ME
   
Xue, Ding 1993-1997
  PhD / 93 / Columbia
  Professor MCD Biology / U Colorado / Boulder
   
Zhou, Zheng 1995-2001
  PhD / 94 / Baylor College of Medicine
  Assistant Professor / Baylor College of Medicine

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Past Predoctoral Students

 

Alvarez-Saavedra, Ezequiel 2001-2010
  BS/99/Stanford/PhD/08/MIT
 

Scientist / Templeman Automation / Somerville, MA

   
Andersen, Erik 2001-2007
  BS/00/Stanford/PhD/07/MIT
 

Postdoctoral Researcher / Kruglyak Lab / Princeton

   
Beitel, Gregory 1988-1994
  BS/86/U Calgary/PhD/94/MIT
 

Associate Professor of Molecular Biosciences / Northwestern

   
Berdichevsky, Ala 2002-2007
  PhD/07/MIT
 

Laboratory Head / Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research

   
Bloom, Laird 1987-1993
  BS/85/U Michigan/PhD/93/MIT
  Research Scientist / Pfizer / Cambridge, MA
   
Ceol, Craig 1996-2004
  BS/MS/Yale/93 PhD/04/MIT
  Assistant Professor / UMass Medical School
   
Chen, Fangli 1997-1998
  BS/90/Fudan/MS/94/Oklahoma State
  Technology Specialist / Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP
   
Clark, Scott 1986-1992
  BA/84/UC Berkeley/PhD/92/MIT
  Associate Professor of Biology / University of Nevada / Reno
   
Davison, Ewa 1995-2003
  BA/93/Princeton/PhD/03/MIT
  JD/07/University of Washington
  Associate Litigation / Fenwick & West LPP / Seattle, WA
   
Desai, Chand 1981-1988
  BA/80/UC Berkeley/PhD/88/MIT
  MLK Jr. Magnet High School / Nashville, TN
   
Ellis, Hilary 1980-1985
  BS/78/UC Davis/PhD/85/MIT
  Homemaker
   
Ellis, Ronald 1985-1989
  BS/84/Michigan State/PhD/89/MIT
  Professor of Molecular Biology / Rowan University SOM
   
Federhen, Scott 1985-1989
  BS/75/MIT/MS/81/U MD/MA/89/MIT
  Programmer / National Center for Biotechnology Information
   
Ferguson, Edwin 1978-1986
  BS/76/MIT/PhD/86/MIT
  Professor of Molecular Genetics& Cell Biology / U Chicago
   
Finney, Michael 1981-1987
  BA/80/Harvard/PhD/87/MIT
  Managing Director / Finney Capital
   
Fixsen, William 1979-1985
  BS/78/Carnegie-Mellon/PhD/85/MIT
  Senior Lecturer / Director -- ALM Program / Harvard Extension
   
Freyd, Gwen (now Acton) 1986-1991
  BA/85/UPenn/PhD/91/MIT
 

CEO / Vivo Group, Consulting

   
Galvin, Brendan 1999-2009
  BS/96/UC San Diego/PhD/MIT/06
  Research Scientist / Nabsys / Providence, RI
   
Glass, Susan 1989-1992
  BS/87/Duke/MA/92/MIT
  Technical Assistant / Mitotics
   
Greenwald, Iva 1978-1983
  BS/77/Cornell/PhD/83/MIT
  Professor of Biochemistry/Columbia
   
Gustafson, Megan 2000-2007
  BS/99/Vanderbilt/PhD/07/MIT
  Associate / Goodwin Procter LLP / Boston, MA
   
Harris, Dave 2004-2010
  BS/2000/UC Davis, PhD/2011/MIT
  Post Doctoral Fellow / Kristin Scott Lab / UC Berkeley
   
Harrison, Melissa 1999-2006
  BS/1998/Harvard University, PhD/06/MIT
  Assistant Professor / University of Wisconsin Madison
   
Hengarter, Michael 1989-1994
  BS/88/U Laval, Canada/PhD/94/MIT
  Professor/Dean, Faculty of Science / University of Zurich
   
Herman, Michael 1985-1991
  BS/84/U of Iowa/PhD/91/MIT
  Professor of Biology / Kansas State University
   
Herman, Victoria 1991-1998
  BA/89/Harvard-Radcliffe/PhD/99/MIT
  Assistant Professor of Biology / University of Oregon
   
Hersh, Brad 1995-2001
  BA/94/Kenyon College/PhD/01/MIT
  Assistant Professor of Biology / Allegheny College
   
Hwang, Ho-Yon 1996-2003
  BA/92/Reed College/PhD/02/MIT
  Research Scientist / Johns Hopkins University
   
Kim, Saechin 1987-1994
  BS/86/MIT/MD-PhD/94/HMS-MIT
  Orthopedic Surgeon / MGH / Clinical Instructor / Harvard Medical School
   
Lu, Xiaowei 1992-1999
  BA/91/Peking University/PhD/99/MIT
  Assistant Professor / University of Virginia
   
Levin, Joshua 1986-1992
  BA/84/UPenn/PhD/92/MIT
  Research Scientist / Broad Institute / Cambridge, MA
   
McIntire, Steven 1983-1992
  BS/81/Stanford/MD-PhD/92/HMS-MIT
  Assistant Professor of Neurology / UCSF Medical School
   
Nakano, Shunji 2005-2011
  BS/2001/Nagoya University, PhD/2010/MIT
  Assistant Professor / Mori Lab / Nagoya University / Japan
   
Omura, Daniel 1999-2010
  AB/98/UC Berkeley, PhD/2010/MIT
  Consultant, L.E.K. Consulting
   
Metzstein, Mark 1992-1999
  BA/90/Cambridge/PhD/99/MIT
  Postdoctoral Researcher / Krasnow Lab / Stanford Medical School
   
Park, Eunchung (Joan) 1980-1985
  BS/74/Seoul National U of Korea/MS/79/U Wisconsin/PhD/85/MIT
  Program Officer / NIAID, NIH
   
Perez de la Cruz, Ignacio 1995-2003
  BS/95/Brown University/Ph.D/03/MIT
  Attorney / US Department of Justice
   
Ranganathan, Rajesh 1996-2001
  BA/95/Amherst/PhD/01/MIT
  Associate Director of Translational Research / NINDS, NIH
   
Reddien, Peter 1997-2002
  BS/96/U Texas/Austin/PhD/02/MIT
  Assocate Professor / Whitehead Institute / MIT
   
Saffer, Adam 2003-2011
  BS/02/Brandeis/PhD/11/MIT
  Postdoc / Vivian Irish Lab / Yale
   
Sawin, Elizabeth 1990-1997
  BA/88/Dartmouth/PhD/97/MIT
  Program Director / Sustainability Institute / Vermont
   
Schwartz, Hillel 1998-2010
  BS/96/U Wash,Seattle/PhD/08/MIT
  Postdoctoral Fellow / Sternberg Lab / Caltech
   
Shaham, Shai 1990-1996
  BA/89/Columbia/PhD/96/MIT
  Professor / The Rockerfeller University
   
Speliotes, Elizabeth 1995-2000
  BS/MS/90/Yale/PhD/00/MIT
  Gastroenterologist / University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
   
Stanfield, Gillian 1992-1999
  BA/91/U Chicago/PhD/99/MIT
  Assistant Professor of Human Genetics / University of Utah
   
Sternberg, Paul 1979-1984
  BA/78/Hampshire College/PhD/84/MIT
  Professor of Biology / Caltech / HHMI Investigator
   
Thomas, Jeffrey 1990-1997
  BA/89/U Virginia/PhD/97/MIT
  Assistant Professor of Cellular Biology and Biochemistry / Texas Tech U
   
Trent, Carol 1980-1983
  BS/75/Indiana University/PhD/82/MIT
  Professor of Biology / Western Washington University
   
Wu, Yi-Chun 1991-1998
  BS/87/Nat Tsing-Hua/PhD/97/MIT
  Professor of Molecular Genetics and Development / National Taiwan University
   
Yuan, Junying 1983-1991
  BS/82/Fudan University, China/PhD/89/MIT
  Associate Professor of Cell Biology / Harvard

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Past Visiting Scientists

DeStasio, Elizabeth 2000-2001
  Lawrence University
   
Edgar, Robert 1981
  U. California, Santa Cruz
   
Hess, George 1990
  Cornell University
   
Huber, Brigitte 1998-1999
  Tufts University
   
Lander, Eric 1984-1986
  Harvard / MIT
   
Li, Chris 1999-2000
  Boston University
   
Osborne, Barbara 1992
  UMass, Amherst
   
Rosner, Marsha 1996
  University of Chicago
   
Russell, Richard 1988
  U. Pittsburgh

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