Alumni - Current Positions

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

(updated 05/2023)

Name Year of Graduation Advisor's Name Thesis Project Current Position
Shira Yomtoubian 2020 Vivek Mittal

Inhibition of EZH2 Catalytic Activity Selectively Targets a Metastatic Subpopulation in Triple Negative Breast Cancer.

Postdoctoral Fellow - Dr. Jeremy Rich's lab in UCSD
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.

Postdoctoral Fellow - Minkui Luo Lab MSKCC

Charles Ferranti 2019 Kolesnick, Richard

Radiation-Induced "Nanopores" Facilitate Calcium-Mediated Apoptosis via ASMase Activity.

Biotech Equity Research at Goldman Sachs

Christopher Horoszko 2019 Daniel Heller

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

Principal Consultant - CPLT Consulting LLC · Miami, FL
Lauren T Marek 2019 Kentsis, Alex

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

Associate Director, Investor Communications at LifeSci Advisors, LLC

Claire Yan-Cheer Oh 2019 Scheinberg, David

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

Associate Medical Director - PRECISIONeffect Irvine, CA
David Schachter 2019 Li, Yueming

Characterizing Notch1 Signaling and Amyloid Beta Cleavage.

Patent Agent at Cooley LLP

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.

Post-Doctoral Fellow at Rutgers University

Elaine A. Ballinger 2018 Nathan, Carl

Identification of a Phosphopantetheinyl Transferase Inhibitor that Kills Mycobacterium tuberculosis and a Novel Mechanism of Resistance.

Research Scientist - AgonOx, Inc.
Sara Elizabeth Dinapoli 2018 Houvras, Yariv Aberrant Polycomb Activity in Melanocyte Development and Disease. Editor/Grant Writer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Ron Shlomo Gejman 2018 Scheinberg, David

The Fault is in Our TCRs: Searching for On and Off-Targets in T Cell Receptor Based Therapies

Internal Medicine Resident - Brigham and Women's Hospital
Wan-Ying Hsieh 2018 Mellinghoff, Ingo Characterization of Ran-binding protein 6 as a Novel Regulator of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor in Cancer. Associate Scientist, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals - NYC