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Postdoctoral Researchers
(MIT)
Dr. Pankaj Karande, 2006-2007. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering
  Dr. Wai Lau, 2004-2007. Bristol-Myers Squibb Adnexus Therapeutics, Waltham, MA
  Dr. Letha Sooter, 2005-2006. West Virginia University
  Dr. Dasa Lipovsek, 2003-2006. Bristol-Myers Squibb Adnexus Therapeutics, Waltham, MA
  Dr. Andrea Piatesi, 2004-2006. BASF, Germany
  Dr. Yong-Sung Kim, 2002-2004. Ajou University, Seoul, Korea
  Dr. Mark J. Olsen, 2002-2004. West Texas A&M University, Dept. of Biochemistry
  Dr. Jennifer R. Cochran, 2002-2004. Stanford University, Dept. of Bioengineering
  Dr. Brenda A. Kellogg, 2000-2002. Bluestream Laboratories
   
Graduate Students
(MIT Ph.D)
Xiaosai Yao, "Functional Characterization of Mobilized Tumor Cells", 2013. A*Star National Science Scholar, Singapore, Singapore
  Jordi Mata-Fink, "Engineering of HIV gp120 by Yeast Surface Display for Neutralizing Antibody Characterization and Immunogen Design", 2012. Flagship Ventures, Cambridge, MA
  John Rhoden, "Quantitative analysis of perivascular antibody distribution in solid tumors", 2012. Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN
  Shuning (Annie) Gai , "Engineering Persistent Interleukin-2 for Cancer Immunotherapy", 2012. Hubbell Lab, EPFL.
  David V. Liu , "Protein Engineering for Cancer Therapy", 2011. Stem CentRx, South San Francisco, CA
  Christopher Pirie , "Engineering Targeted Proteins for Intracellular Delivery of Biotherapeutics ", 2011. Manus Biosynthesis, Cambridge, MA
  Jamie Spangler, "Characterization and informed design of downregulating anti-epidermal growth factor receptor antibodies", 2011. Garcia Lab, Stanford University.
  Michael Schmidt, "Engineering Antibodies for Improved Targeting of Solid Tumors", 2009. Eleven Biotherapeutics, Cambridge, MA
  Kelly Davis Orcutt, "Protein Engineering for Targeted Delivery of Radionuclides to Tumors", 2009. inviCRO, Boston, MA
  Eileen Higham, "Overcoming Dendritic Cell-Mediated Suppression of T Cell Responses in a Prostate Tumor Environment", 2009. MedImmune
  Margaret Ackerman , "Targeting the Tight Junction: Immunotherapy of Colon Cancer ", 2009. Assistant Professor, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College
  Ben Hackel, "High affinity Fn3 engineering", 2009. Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota.
  Stephen Sazinsky, "Aglycosylated IgGs with enhanced immune effector function", 2008. Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA
  Shanshan Howland, "Yeast based cancer vaccines," 2008. Renia Lab, Singapore Immunology Network, Singapore, Singapore
  Greg Thurber, "Tumor targeting with antibodies," 2008. Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan.
  Ginger Chao, "Anti-EGFR antibody engineering," 2007. Bristol-Myers Squibb Adnexus Therapeutics, Waltham, MA
  Shaun M. Lippow, "Computational analysis, design, and experimental validation of antibody binding affinity improvements beyond in vivo maturation," 2007. Silver Creek Pharmaceuticals, San Francisco, CA
  Stefan Zajic, "Improved methods and reagents for pretargeted radioimmunotherapy of cancer," 2006. Merck
  J. Andrew Rakestraw, "A directed evolution approach to engineering recombinant protein production in S. cerevisiae," 2006. Celexion LLC , Cambridge, MA
  David W. Colby, "Isolation, engineering, and characterization of intracellular antibodies specific for the huntingtin protein," 2005. University of Delware
  Y. Andrew Yeung, 2005. Pfizer Rinat, San Francisco, CA
  Jeffrey S. Swers, "Isolation and engineering of a high affinity antibody against P-selectin glycoprotein Ligand-1 (PSGL-1)," 2005. MedImmune, Inc.
  Balaji M. Rao, 2004. Assistant Professor Dept. of Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University
  Katarina Midelfort, "Biophysical characterization of high affinity engineered single chain Fv antibody fragments," 2004. Milwaukee School of Engineering
  Christilyn P. Graff, "Antibody Engineering for Tumor Immunotherapy," 2002. Biogen Idec, Cambridge, MA
   
Postdoctoral Researchers
(University of Illinois)
Dr. Won Shik Kwon, 1997-1998.
   
Graduate Students
(University of Illinois Ph.D)
Bannister, Sarah, "Increasing Heterologous Protein Secretion from the Yeast S. cerevisiae Through Manipulation of Cellular Redox Factors," 2000. Associate Director, Alternative and Public Interest Careers, University of Oregon School of Law.
  VanAntwerp, Jennifer, "Affinity Maturation of the D1.3 Antibody Using Yeast Surface Display and Flow Cytometry," 1999. Calvin College
  Shusta, Eric, "The Production of Recombinant Immunoglobulin Superfamily Proteins in the Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae," 1999. University of Wisconsin at Madison
  Boder, Eric, "Molecular Engineering of a Single Chain Fv Antibody Fragment to Femtomolar Affinity," 1999. University of Tennessee - Knoxville.
  Kowalski, Jean, "The Effect of Stability and Surface Charge Distribution on Secretion of Bovine Pancreatic Trypsin Inhibitor from Yeast," 1998. McKinsey & Co
  Parekh, Rajesh, "Disulfide Formation Kinetics of a Model Protein (BPTI) in Yeast," 1996. Leader of McKinsey's Asia Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products Practice, McKinsey & Co.
  Shaw, Mark, "Gene Amplification for the Improved Secretion of Foreign Proteins in the Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae," 1995. Senior R&D Manager, Beckman Coulter.
  Farrell nee Arnold, Caron, "Targeting and Translocation Mechanisms in the Secretory Pathway of the Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae," 1995. Child Psychiatry, Austin, TX
  Robinson, Anne, "The Role of BiP and PDI in Foreign Protein Secretion in Yeast," 1994. (co-advised with Prof. Douglas Lauffenburger) Tulane University.
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