Current Group Members



Movassaghi, Mo

   Principal Investigator
    About Professor Movassaghi
    Phone: 617.253.3986 
    Email: movassag at mit dot edu



Antropow, Alyssa

    Graduate Student, 2013-Present 
    Education: Stevens Institute of Technology, B.S./M.S. Chemistry 
    Phone: 617.258.8806 
    Email: antropow at mit dot edu



D'Angelo, Kyan A.

    Graduate Student, 2016-Present 
    Education: University of Toronto, B.Sc. Chemistry/Biochemistry
                      University of Toronto, M.Sc. Chemistry (Prof. Mark S. Taylor)
    Phone: 617.324.0394 
    Email: kyand at mit dot edu



Flynn, Kristen

    Graduate Student, 2016-Present
    Education: Monmouth university, B.S. Chemistry
    Phone: 617.324.0394
    Email: flynnk at mit dot edu



Fathi, Shaghayegh

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2016-Present
    Education: Sharif University of Technology, B.S. Chemistry
                      Sharif University of Technology, M.S. Chemistry (Professor Firouz Matloubi Moghaddam)
                      Georgia Institute of Technology, M.S./Ph.D. Chemistry (Professor Adegboyega Oyelere) 
    Phone: 617.324.0394
    Email: sfathi3 at mit.edu



Garcia, Nick

    Undergraduate Student, 2015-Present
    Phone: 617.324.0394
    Email: nrgarcia at mit dot edu



Kang, Taek

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2015-Present
    Education: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), B.Sc. Chemistry
                      Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Ph.D. Chemistry (Professor Hee-Yoon Lee)
    Phone: 617.253.8991 
    Email: taekkang at mit dot edu



Leypold, Mario

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2016-Present
    Education: Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), B.Sc. Chemistry
                      Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), M.Sc. Chemistry
                      Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), Ph.D. Chemistry (Professor Rolf Breinbauer)
    Phone: 617.258.8806   
    Email: leypold at mit dot edu



Lindovska, Petra

    Graduate Student, 2012-Present
    Education: University of Nottingham, M.Sc.
    Phone: 617.258.8806
    Email: lindovsk at mit dot edu



Mukhina, Olga

   Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2016-Present
    Education: Moscow State University, B.Sc./M.Sc. Chemistry
                      Moscow State University, Ph.D. Chemistry 
    Phone: 617.324.0394
    Email: mukhina at mit dot edu



Nelson, Brandon

   Graduate Student, 2013-Present
    Education: Illinois State University, B.S. Chemistry 
    Phone: 617.324.0394
    Email: bmnelson at mit dot edu



Olsson, Chase

   Graduate Student, 2014-Present
    Education: Pomona College, B.A. Chemistry 
    Phone: 617.258.8806
    Email: chaseo at mit dot edu



Pompeo, Matthew

   Graduate Student, 2013-Present
    Education: York University, B.Sc. Chemistry 
                      York University, M.Sc. Chemistry (Professor Michael G. Organ)
    Phone: 617.253.8991
    Email: mpompeo at mit dot edu



Weiss, Marcel

   Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2015-Present
    Education: Universitaet Stuttgart, Diploma Chemistry
                      Universitaet Stuttgart, Ph. D. Chemistry (Professor René Peters)
    Phone: 617.253.8991
    Email: marcelwe at mit dot edu




Alumni



White, Kolby Lyn Ph.D.

    Graduate Student, 2011-2017



Avcı, Nadide Hazal

    Undergraduate Summer Research Fellow, 2016



Schiesser, Stefan Ph.D.

   Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2014-2016 
    Medicinal Chemist, AstraZeneca (Gothenburg, Sweden) 



Chang, Timothy Ph.D.

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2013-2016
    Research Scientist, Gilead (Foster City, CA)



Loach, Richard Ph.D.

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2012-2015
    Medicinal Chemist, Pfizer (Groton, CT)



Payette, Josh Ph.D.

   Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2013-2015
    Medicinal Chemist, Amgen (Cambridge, MA)



Brucelle, Francois Ph.D.

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2013-2015
    Research Scientist, Constellation Pharmaceuticals (Cambridge, MA)



Mewald, Marius Ph.D.

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2013-2015
    Process Scientist, Evonik Industries (Hanau, Germany)



Adams, Timothy Ph.D.

    Graduate Student, 2009-2015



Wong, Zackary

    Visiting Graduate Student, 2014



Gunduz, Hande

    Visiting Graduate Fullbright Fellow, 2013-2014



Lathrop, Stephen Ph.D.

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2010-2014
    Research Scientist, Gilead (Foster City, CA)



Hait, Diptharka

    Undergraduate Research Fellow, 2013



Truong, Jonathan

    Graduate Student, 2012-2013



Amaike, Kazuma

    Visiting Graduate Summer Research Fellow, 2013



Housekeeper, Jeremy

    Undergraduate Summer Research Fellow, 2013



Kim, Justin Ph.D.

    Graduate Student, 2007-2013 
    Post-doctoral, Professor Carolyn Bertozzi, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
    Assistant Professor of BCMP, Harvard Medical School/Dana Farber Cancer Institute (Boston, MA)



Medley, Jonathan Ph.D.

    Graduate Student, 2007-2013 
    Post-doctoral, Professor Eric Jacobsen, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
    Research Scientist, Gilead (Foster City, CA)



Boyer, Nicolas Ph.D.

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2010-2013
    Research Scientist (MA)



Coste, Alexis Ph.D.

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2011-2013



Ray, Lindsey

    Visiting Graduate Fellow, 2012



Ozkal, Erhan

    Visiting Graduate Summer Research Fellow, 2012



Fenton, Owen

    Graduate Student, 2010-2012
    Chemical Engineering (MIT)



Badwan, Bara

    Undergraduate Research Fellow, 2011-2012



Han, Sunkyu Ph.D.

    Graduate Student, 2006-2012
    Post-doctoral, Professor Scott. J. Miller, Yale University (CT)
    Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) (South Korea)



Kaniskan, H. Umit Ph.D.

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2007-2011



Ahmad, Omar Ph.D.

    Graduate Student, 2005-2011
    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2011
    Research Scientist, DuPont (DE)
    Research Scientist, Pfizer Oncology (Groton)



Nieto Oberhuber, Cristina Ph.D.

   Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2008-2010
   Research Scientist, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc. (Basel, Switzerland)



Willwacher, Jens

    Visiting Research Fellow, 2010
    Graduate Student, Professor Frank Glorius, University of Münster (Germany)



Liu, Fan

    Undergraduate Student, 2008-2010
    Graduate Student, Professor Andrew Myers, Harvard University



Siegel, Dustin Ph.D.

    Graduate Student, 2004-2010
    Research Scientist, Gilead (Foster City, CA)



Tjandra, Meiliana Ph.D.

    Graduate Student, 2004-2010
    Research Scientist, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc. (Cambridge, MA)



Nakamura, Yuki

    Visiting Graduate Fellow, 2009 (from Professor Eiichi Nakamura's group)
    Graduate Student, University of Tokyo (Japan)



Qi, Jun Ph.D.

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2006-2009
    Instructor, Dana Farber Cancer Institute (Boston, MA) 



Ondrus, Alison Ph.D.

    Graduate Student, 2003-2009
    Post-doctoral, Professor Justin Du Bois, Stanford University (CA)
    Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) (Pasadena, CA)


Ashenhurst, James Ph.D.

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2006-2008 



Schmidt, Mike Ph.D.

   Graduate Student, 2003-2008
    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2008
    Research Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb (NJ)



Hill, Matthew Ph.D.

   Graduate Student, 2003-2008
   Research Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb (CT)



Creutz, Sydney

    Undergraduate Student, 2007
    MIT, B.S. Chemistry



Zhou, Ken

    Undergraduate Student, 2006-2007 
    MIT, B.S.



Chen, Bin Ph.D.

   Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2005-2007
    Research Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb (NJ)



Hollenhorst, Marie Ph.D.

    Ph.D. rotation student, summer 2006
    Harvard/MIT MD. Ph.D. Student



Hunt, Diana Ph.D.

    Graduate Student, 2003-2006
    Research Scientist, Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals (Watertown, MA)



Piizzi, Grazia Ph.D.

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2004-2006
    Research Scientist, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc. (Basel, Switzerland)



Piersanti, Giovanni Ph.D.

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2003-2004
    Professor, Universita' degli Studi di Urbino "Carlo Bo" Instituto di Chimica Farmaceutica (Italy)