Meet the team!

David Tuveson

David Tuveson

Professor, Director of CSHL Cancer Center

M.D.-Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Youngkyu Park

Youngkyu Park

Research Investigator

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Hervé Tiriac

Hervé Tiriac

Research Investigator

Ph.D., University of California San Diego

Lindsey Baker

Lindsey Baker

Research Investigator

Ph.D., The Rockefeller University

Dannielle Engle

Dannielle Engle

Senior Fellow

Ph.D., University of California San Diego

Ela Elyada

Ela Elyada

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Giulia Biffi

Giulia Biffi

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., University of Cambridge, UK

Claudia Tonelli

Claudia Tonelli

Postdoctoral Fellow

B.Sc., University of Bologna
Ph.D., University of Milan/European Institute of Oncology (IEO)

Koji Miyabayashi

Koji Miyabayashi

Postdoctoral Fellow
Pascal Belleau

Pascal Belleau

Computational Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine (Computational Biology specialization), Laval University.

Dennis Plenker

Dennis Plenker

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., University of Cologne, Germany

Kenneth Yu

Kenneth Yu

Clinical Fellow

M.Sc., University of Pennsylvania
M.D., Johns Hopkins University

Fieke Froeling

Fieke Froeling

Translational Fellow

M.D., University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
Ph.D., Barts Cancer Institute, University of London, UK
M.R.C.P. UK (Medical Oncology), Imperial College London, UK

Rintaro Koike

Rintaro Koike

Clinical Fellow

M.D., Tokai University School of Medicine
Surgical Residency, Jichi Medical University in Japan

Astrid Deschênes

Astrid Deschênes

Computational Science Analyst

M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Université Laval

Tobiloba Oni

Tobiloba Oni

Ph.D. candidate, Stony Brook University

B.S. in Biology, SUNY Plattsburgh

Brinda Alagesan

Brinda Alagesan

M.D.-Ph.D. candidate, Stony Brook University

B.A. in Economics and Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Georgi Yordanov

Georgi Yordanov

Ph.D. candidate, Watson School of Biological Sciences

B.Sc., University of Liverpool, UK

Derek Cheng

Derek Cheng

M.D.-Ph.D. candidate, Stony Brook University

Johns Hopkins University

Jennifer Thalappillil

Jennifer Thalappillil

Ph.D. candidate, Stony Brook University

B.S. in Biochemistry, Stony Brook University
M.S. in Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University School of Medicine

Melissa Yao

Melissa Yao

Research Technician

B.S. in Biochemistry, Stony Brook University

Benjamin Spielman

Benjamin Spielman

Research Technician

B.A. in Biology, Northwestern University

Matthew Lucito

Matthew Lucito

Research Technician

B.S. in Biology, Molloy College

Priya Alagesan

Priya Alagesan

Research Technician

B.S. Biology - Pharmacology, Duke University

Hardik Patel

Hardik Patel

Research Technician

M. Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Ganpat University

Mirna Kheir Gouda

Mirna Kheir Gouda

Research Technician

B.E. in Biomedical Engineering, with Honors, Stony Brook University

Erin Brosnan

Erin Brosnan

Research Technician

B.S in Marine Science-Biology, The University of Tampa

Sandra Moran

Sandra Moran

Senior Scientific Administrator

Lab alumni

Former Post-Doctoral Fellows, Clinical Fellows, and Instructors:

1.      Sunil Hingorani MD, PhD.  (2002-2005). Professor, Fred Hutchinson, Seattle, USA
2.      Kenneth Olive PhD (2005-2009).  Assistant Professor, Columbia University, New York, USA
3.      David Allard PhD (2006-2011).  Lecturer/Group leader, University of Exeter Medical School, UK
4.      Kris Frese PhD (2005-2012).  Staff Scientist, Princess Margaret Hospital, UK
5.      Albrecht Neesse, MD, PhD (2010-12).  Attending Physician and Group Leader, University of Göttingen, Germany
6.      Pedro Perez-Mancera, PhD (2004-2012).  Group Leader, Liverpool University, UK
7.      Christine Feig, PhD (2007-2012).  Staff Scientist, CRI, UK
8.      Daniele Perna, PhD (2010-2012).  Joint post-doc with Dave Adams, WTSI, Hinxton UK.
9.      Mariano Ponz Sarvise, MD, PhD (2013-2015). Gastrointestinal Oncology Unit, Universidad de Navarra, Spain
10.    Vincenzo Corbo, PhD (2013-2015). Assistant Professor, University of Verona, Italy
11.    Michael Ludwig, PhD (2013-2015 ). Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Keiser University, Florida, USA
12.    Christine Ardito, PhD (2013-2014). Regional Medical Liaison at Amgen, New York, USA
13.    Erik Daniel Ohlund, MD, PhD (2012-2016). Assistant Physician, UMEA University, Sweden
14.    Michael Feigin, PhD (2013-2017). Assistant Professor, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo University, USA
15.    Christine Chio, PhD (2012-2017). Assistant Professor, Columbia University, USA
16.    Chang-il Hwang, DVM, PhD (2010-2018). Assistant Professor, University of California Davis, USA

Former Ph.D. Trainees:

1.      Gina DeNicola (2005-2010), Postdoctoral training with L. Cantley, Assistant Professor Moffitt Cancer Center
2.      Florian Karreth (2004-2010),  Postdoctoral training with P. Pandolfi. Assistant Professor Moffitt Cancer Center
3.      Aarthi Gopinathan (2005-2010), Translational Scientist, Cambridge pancreatic cancer center.
4.      Meredith Caldwell (2006-2011), Cambridge U. Medical consultant.
5.      Michael Jacobetz (2007-2011), Senior Scientific Business Analyst, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., New York
6.      Natalie Cook, MD, PhD (2007-2011), Senior Clinical Lecturer in Experimental Cancer Medicine and Honorary Consultant. The University of Manchester, UK
7.      Timothy Humpton (2010-14), Cambridge U, Gates Fellowship. Post-doc with Karen Voudson
8.      Shivan Sivakumar, MD, PhD (2010-14), Academic Clinical Lecturer in Medical Oncology at University of Oxford, UK
9.      Abram Handly-Santana, PhD (2012-2017), Postdoctoral Fellow, Brugge Lab, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA

Former Research Technicians:

1.      Bethany Delcuze, PhD Candidate Tufts University, Massachusetts, USA
2.      Brianna Creighton, Veterinary Student, University College Dublin, Ireland
3.      Kevin Wright, NYC High School Teacher, New York, USA
4.      Brandon Da Silva, Medical Student SUNY Downstate Medical School, New York, USA
5.      Kelli Aibel, Medical Student University of Miami Medical School, Florida, USA
6.      Odis Ponce, Account Manager at Yahoo, New York, USA
7.      Shanshan Xia (Emma), Robotics Automation Developer at SunTrust, Florida, USA
8.      Megan Young, PhD candidate École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
9.      Michelle Ma, technician, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas, USA
10.    Christine Schoepfer, self-employed, New York, USA
11.     Lauren Afinowicz, Life Scientist at Leidos, New York, USA