Investigators

Elad Elkayam — Research Investigator, 2010-2020

Current Position: Principal Scientist, Ventus Therapeutics, Waltham, MA

Chris Faehnle — Research Investigator, 2006-2019

Current Position: Senior Scientist, Pfizer, San Diego, CA

David Wah — Research Investigator, 2010-2013

 Current Position: Business Development Analyst, Mount Sinai Innovation Partners, New York, NY

Tau Hu – Visiting Scientist

Current Position: Pall Corporation, Ann Arbor, MI

Postdocs

Roger Tseng — Postdoctoral Fellow, 2018-2019

Current Position: Biological Scientist, USDA Animal Plant and Health Inspection Services, Ames, IA

James Jung — Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016-2019

Current Position: Gene Center and Department of Biochemistry Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ante Tocilj — Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009-2017

Current Position: Senior Scientist, ENZO Life Sciences, Farmingdale, New York

Andrew (Seung-Jae) Lee — Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009-2015

 Current Position: General Manager Business Development, ALTEOGEN, Inc., South Korea

Claus Kuhn — Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2014

 Current Position: Heisenberg Professor for RNA Biochemistry, University of Bayreuth, Germany

Tali Lavy — Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009-2012

Current Position: Research Associate, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Thomas Schalch — Postdoctoral Fellow, 2006-2010, Research Investigator, 2010-2012

 Current Position: Associate Professor, University of Leicester, England

Hongzhen He — Postdoctoral Fellow, 2003-2007

 Current Position: Scientist, Exelead, Indianapolis, IN

Rajesh K. Prakash — Postdoctoral Fellow, 1999-2010

Current Position: Senior Scientist, Biogen, Cambridge, MA

Niraj Tolia — Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellow, 1999-2007

 Current Position: Senior Investigator and Chief of the Host-Pathogen Interactions and Structural Vaccinology Section, LMIV, NIAID, Bethesda, MD

Eric Enemark — Postdoctoral Fellow, 1999-2002, Research Investigator, 2003-2008

Current Position: Associate Professor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, AR

Dan Vaughn — Postdoctoral Fellow, 1997-2000

 Current Position: Consultant, Program Team Leader, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, CA

Paul O’Farrell — Postdoctoral Fellow, 1998-2005

 Current Position: Senior Lecturer, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland-Medical University of Bahrain, Bahrain

Daan van Aalten — Postdoctoral Fellow, 1997-1999

 Current Position: Professor, Wellcome Trust Biocenter, University of Dundee, Scotland

Graduate Students

Jack Walleshauser — Graduate Student, 2010-2015

 Current Position: Research Scientist, Plexxicon, Inc., Berkeley, CA

Joe Calarco — Graduate Student, 2007-2013

 Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Canan Kuscu — Graduate Student, 2006-2013

 Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Daniel Chitwood — Graduate Student, 2004-2009

Current Position: Assistant Member, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, MO

Christoph Grunwald — Visiting Graduate Student, 2003-2004

Andriy Tovkach — Graduate Student, 2002-2004

Current Position: Account Manager, VWR, Australia

Ji-Joon Song — Graduate Student, 2001-2005

Current Position: Associate Professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea

Niraj Tolia — Graduate Student & Postdoctoral Fellow, 1999-2007

Current Position: Associate Professor, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Anitra Auster — Graduate Student, 1999-2003

Current Position: Physician of Internal Medicine, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Troy Messick – Graduate Student, 1996-2002

Current Position: Senior Staff Scientist, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Undergrad & HS Students

Alexander Kirschner — URP 2017

Current Position: Research Support Specialist, SUNY Upstate

Jessica Mahoney — Volunteer 2017

Current Position: Undergraduate Student, University of Virginia

Cody Brady — Volunteer 2015-2016

Current Position: Undergraduate Student, Stony Brook University

Katrina Haught — URP 2015

Current Position: Undergraduate Student, Stony Brook University

Michael Jacobs — URP 2013

Current Position: Graduate Student, UC Berkeley

Marjorie Morales – URP & HHMI EXROP Student, 2013

Ed Twomey — URP 2012

Current Position: Ph.D. Candidate, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Spencer Wells – Volunteer 2012

Andrew Lawson — URP 2011

Claudia Gelfond — Volunteer 2010

Angelina Regua — URP 2010

Current Position: Graduate Student, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Julia Rogers — HHMI EXROP Student & URP, 2009

Victoria Grace — Volunteer 2008 & 2009

Current Position: Bose

Jack Angiolillo – URP 2007

Current Position: Resident at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Alec Lindsay — Volunteer 2005-2007

Carol Cho — URP 2004

Rafal Klajn — URP 2003

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Organic Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Vishal Patel – URP 2002

Seth Bechis — URP 2001

Current Position: General Surgeon, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Owen Martin – Partners for the Future, 2000-2001

Current Position: Data Scientist, Altos Research, San Francisco, CA

Douglas Weinstein — URP 2000

Francois St. Pierre — URP 1999

Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Curtis Chong — URP 1998

Current Position: Medical Oncologist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Scientific Staff

John Scheuring — Research Technician, 2018-2021

Seraya Jones — Research Technician, 2019-2021

Vindhya Pillai — Research Assistant, 2019-2020

Amanda Epstein — Lab Technician, 2013-2019

John Gardiner — Lab Technician, 2017-2018

Current Position: Graduate Student, Penn State, State College, PA

Irene Gill — Scientific Administrator, 2007-2014

Current Position: Senior Scientific Administrator, Siepel Laboratory, CSHL

Charlotte Logan — Laboratory Technician, 2012-2013

Emily Greene — Laboratory Technician, 2011-2012

Current Position: Graduate Student, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

David Sau — Laboratory Technician, 2010-2011

Current Position: DDS Student, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Deanna Bahel — Laboratory Technician, 2010-2011

Current Position: Investment Banking Associate, Piper Jaffray, New York, NY

Chandni Ashar — Laboratory Technician, 2009-2012

Current Position: Associate Scientist III, Paragon Bioservices, Inc., Baltimore, MD

Stacey Lin — Laboratory Technician, 2008-2010

Current Position: MD/Ph.D. Student, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Hui Zhou — Laboratory Technician, 1999-2003

Current Position: The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Esteban Araya – Laboratory Aide, 1992-2004

Current Position: Quality Control Scientist, Enzo Life Sciences, Farmingdale, NY

Erik Zarkowsky — Laboratory Technician, 2001-2002

Current Position: Patent Attorney, Sorell, Lenna & Schmidt, Brookville, NY

Julie Rosenbaum — Research Technician, 1996-1999

Current Position: Lab Technician III, Wigler Laboratory, CSHL