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Alumni - Current Positions

If you are an alumnus and your information is not up to date, please contact Aileen Ibagon at  (212) 746-6250 to provide us with your current information.   

(updated 03/23/2020)

Name Year of Graduation Advisor's Name Thesis Project Current Position
Dylan Drakes 2020 Renier Brentjens

Optimization of T Cell Receptor Modified T Cells for Cancer Therapy.

TBA

Ming Jiang 2020 Minkui Luo

Profiling Protein Methylation Events and Characterizing Their Roles in Hematopoiesis and Cancer.

TBA, China

Edwin Pratt 2020 Jan Grimm

Multiplexed Imaging Using Nanoparticles and Rational Isotope Pairs.

Postdoctoral Fellow - MSKCC

Beiyu Tang 2020 Carl Blobel

Structure-Functional Analysis and Identification of Inhibitors of ADAM17/iRhom2-dependent Proteolysis.

TBA

Darya Akimova 2019 Gross, Steven Metabolomics Analysis of Valproate-Induced Neural Tube Birth Defects. Postdoctoral Scholar, Oregon State University
Ryan Blawski 2019 Minkui Luo

An Investigation of KMT2 Family Methyltransferases: Novel Roles for Protein Lysine Methylation in Cancer.

TBA

Charles Ferranti 2019 Kolesnick, Richard Radiation-Induced "Nanopores" Facilitate Calcium-Mediated Apoptosis via ASMase Activity.
Christopher Horoszko 2019 Daniel Heller

Under Stress From Oncogenic Ras: Secretory Phospholipase A2 Activity and Lipid Dysregulation.

TBA

Lauren T Marek 2019 Kentsis, Alex

Functional Proteomics and Pharmacologic Disassembly of Oncogenic Enhanceosomes in Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

Science Communicator: STEM Mentor, Biomedical Scientist
Claire Yan-Cheer Oh 2019 Scheinberg, David

Regulating Antigen Presentation And Unmasking New Cancer Antigens Through ALK, RET, And MEK Inhibitors.

Medical Writer at precisioneffect - Costa Mesa, California

David Schachter 2019 Li, Yueming

Characterizing Notch1 Signaling and Amyloid Beta Cleavage.

Scientific Advisor at Pearl Cohen

Benjamin I. Schwartz 2019 Gross, Steven Applications of Mass Spectrometry-based Metabolomics to Address Biomedical Problems. Consultant and Clearview Partners - Newton, MA
Ryan Serio 2019 Lorraine Gudas

Ethanol-Mediated Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells via Retinoic Acid-Retinoic Acid Receptor-Gamma Signaling.

Postdoctoral Fellow - Dr. Dawid Nowak's Lab, NYC

Joshua Zuk 2019 Gross, Steven The Mitochondrial Folate Transporter: Role in Breast Cancer Cell Metabolism and Consequences of Loss. Postdoc, Weill Cornell Medicine
Elanie A. Ballinger 2018 Nathan, Carl Identification of a Phosphopantetheinyl Transferase Inhibitor that Kills Mycobacterium tuberculosis and a Novel Mechanism of Resistance. Postdoctoral Scholar, Oregon State University