Zhizhuo Zhang

Zhizhuo Zhang Zhizhuo Zhang is a computational biologist who apply advance statistical and machine learning techniques to understand genetic component of complex diseases like Alzheimer disease. He is passionate about sequence specific regulatory grammar and the use of allelic specific intermediate phenotype like mRNA expression and epigenetic state to dissect the inter-play between DNA and disease pathology. Zhizhuo obtained his … Read More

Mohammed Shabab

Mohammed Shabab Mohammed Shabab is a biochemist with a major interest in the peptide mediated signaling in biotic interactions and the development of novel antimicrobial peptides as antibiotics for intracellular pathogens. Currently working as a Research Scientist in the Department of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. Prior joining to MIT, he was a Humboldt Fellow at the … Read More

Maryna Raskin

Maryna Raskin Maryna Raskin is a developmental psychologist with a research program focused on maternal depression and infant-parent mental health. She received a Ph.D. in Child Development from Tufts University, where she worked on a large longitudinal RCT of a home visiting program for adolescent mothers. Currently, she is a postdoctoral scholar at Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research (TIER). An overarching … Read More

Ida Pavlichenko

Ida Pavlichenko Ida Pavlichenko is a postdoctoral fellow in the group of Prof. Joanna Aizenberg at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. In her research she applies the principles of bio-inspired engineering for the assembly of novel photonic materials and devices. In collaboration with a startup company at the Harvard Innovation Launch Lab, Ida is developing … Read More

Yuko Nakajima

Yuko Nakajima Yuko Nakajima received her Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology at UC Berkeley, where she focused on identifying the molecular mechanisms underlying mitotic cell division using a multidisciplinary approach including molecular, cellular, genetic, biochemical, biophysical, structural, and bioinformatic approaches. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Brandeis University with James Haber and works on uncovering mechanisms of crosstalk … Read More

Jill Moore

Jill Moore Jill Moore is a PhD candidate at UMass Medical School and is currently working with Zhiping Weng in the Program of Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology. She completed her undergraduate studies at UMass Amherst as a member of the Commonwealth Honors College earning a BS in applied mathematics with minors in chemistry and biology. Broadly, she is interested in … Read More

Katerina Mantzavinou

Katerina Mantzavinou Katerina is a fourth-year PhD student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) Program, and a member of the Cima Lab at the Koch Institute. She designs implantable drug delivery devices for intraperitoneal cancer therapy, with a focus on metastatic ovarian cancer. Her project aims to make intraperitoneal cancer therapy more accessible and safe for patients, and … Read More

Alexandra Kulinkina

Alexandra Kulinkina Alexandra Kulinkina is a PhD student at Tufts University, working with rural communities in Ghana to develop sustainable ways to reduce the prevalence of schistosomiasis, a water related disease. Her primary interest is solving public health problems through community-based engineering interventions, particularly in low resource settings. In addition to academic research at Tufts and Worcester Polytechnic Institute which … Read More

Mandeep Kaur

Mandeep Kaur Mandeep Kaur is a Cancer Immunologist interested in harnessing the power of the immune system to treat cancer. She is currently completing her postdoctoral research in the laboratory of Professor Jianzhu Chen at MIT. Her research is focused on the development of a novel immunotherapy to treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia – a targeted T cell based therapy that … Read More

Dennis Jones

Dennis Jones Dennis Jones is an interdisciplinary biomedical scientist commited to translational research. Dennis received his Bachelor’s of Science degree, magna cum laude, in biology from Morehouse College in in 2006. In the fall of 2006, he started his graduate work in the Immunobiology Department at Yale University. Under the guidance of Professor Wang Min, his thesis research focused on … Read More