Meet the team!

David Tuveson

David Tuveson

Professor, Director of CSHL Cancer Center

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

Youngkyu Park

Youngkyu Park

Senior Research Investigator

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Dennis Plenker

Dennis Plenker

Research Investigator

Ph.D., University of Cologne, Germany

Pascal Belleau

Pascal Belleau

Computational Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Giuseppina Caligiuri

Giuseppina Caligiuri

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Ela Elyada

Ela Elyada

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Hsiu-Chi (Shawn) Ting

Hsiu-Chi (Shawn) Ting

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Claudia Tonelli

Claudia Tonelli

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Benno Traub

Benno Traub

Postdoctoral Fellow

M.D., University of Ulm, Germany

Florian Scheufele

Florian Scheufele

Postdoctoral Fellow

M.D., Technical University of Munich, Germany

Kenneth Yu

Kenneth Yu

Clinical Fellow

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

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

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

Erin Brosnan

Erin Brosnan

Research Technician II

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

Abhishek Doshi

Abhishek Doshi

Research Technician I
Zachary Galluzzo

Zachary Galluzzo

Research Technician I

B.S. and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Binghamton University

Matthew Lucito

Matthew Lucito

Research Technician I

B.S. in Biology, Molloy College

Hardik Patel

Hardik Patel

Research Technician III

M. Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Ganpat University

Michael Rubin

Michael Rubin

Research Technician I

B.A. in Biological Sciences, University of Delaware

Jessica Peluso

Jessica Peluso

Coordinator, CSHL Cancer Center

B.A. in Psychology, Stony Brook University
M.A. in Human Services, Stony Brook University

Lindsey Baker

Lindsey Baker

Assistant Director of Administration, Cancer Center

Ph.D., The Rockefeller University

Lab alumni

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

1.      Sunil Hingorani MD, PhD.  (2002-2005). Professor, Fred Hutchinson, Seattle, WA USA
2.      Kenneth Olive PhD (2005-2009).  Associate Professor, Columbia University, New York, NY USA
3.      David Allard PhD (2006-2011).  Lecturer/Group leader, University of Exeter Medical School, UK
4.      Kris Frese PhD (2005-2012).  Team Leader, Manchester Institute, UK
5.      Albrecht Neesse, MD, PhD (2010-2012).  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).  Scientist, Glaxo-Smith Kline, UK.
9.      Mariano Ponz Sarvise, MD, PhD (2013-2015). Assistant Professor, 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, FL USA
12.    Christine Ardito, PhD (2013-2014). Regional Medical Liaison at Amgen, NY USA
13.    Erik Daniel Ohlund, MD, PhD (2012-2016). Assistant Professor and Resident Physician in Oncology, UMEA University, Sweden
14.    Michael Feigin, PhD (2013-2017). Assistant Professor, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo University, NY USA
15.    Christine Chio, PhD (2012-2017). Assistant Professor, Columbia University, New York, NY USA
16.    Chang-il Hwang, DVM, PhD (2012-2018). Assistant Professor, University of California Davis, CA USA
17.    Luana Guerriero, PhD (2016-2018). Clinical Research Associate, IQVIA, Rome, Italy
18.    Dannielle Engle, PhD (2011-2018). Assistant Professor, The Salk Institute, CA USA
19.    Hervé Tiriac, PhD (2011-2018). Associate Project Scientist, University of California San Diego, CA USA
20.    Carl Leonhardt, MD (2019). Postdoctoral Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY USA
21.    Giulia Biffi, PhD (2014-2019). Group Leader, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Cambridge, UK
22.    Koji Miyabayashi, MD, PhD. (2016-2020). Clinical Gastroenterologist, University of Tokyo, Japan
23.    Fieke Froeling, MD, PhD, MRCP. (2017-2020). Consultant (Attending) Medical Oncologist, Edinburgh, Scotland

Former PhD Trainees:

1.      Gina DeNicola, PhD (2005-2010), Postdoctoral training with L. Cantley, Assistant Professor Moffitt Cancer Center
2.      Florian Karreth, PhD (2004-2010),  Postdoctoral training with P. Pandolfi. Assistant Professor Moffitt Cancer Center
3.      Aarthi Gopinathan, PhD (2005-2010), Translational Scientist, Cambridge pancreatic cancer center.
4.      Meredith Caldwell, PhD (2006-2011), Cambridge U. Medical consultant.
5.      Michael Jacobetz, PhD (2007-2011), Senior Scientific Business Analyst, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., New York
6.      Natalie Cook, MD, PhD (2007-2011), Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant. The University of Manchester, UK
7.      Timothy Humpton, PhD (2010-2014), Cambridge U, Gates Fellowship. Post-doc with Karen Voudson
8.      Shivan Sivakumar, MD, PhD (2010-2014), 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
10.    Brinda Alagesan, PhD (2013-2018), Medical Student, Stony Brook University, New York, USA
11.    Georgi Yordanov, PhD (2013-2019), Equity Research Associate, Cowen and Company, New York, USA

Other Former Laboratory Members:

1.      Bethany Delcuze, PhD Candidate, Tufts University, Massachusetts, USA
2.      Brianna Creighton, Associate Veterinarian, Union County Pet Hospital, Georgia USA
3.      Kevin Wright, High School Teacher, New York, USA
4.      Brandon Da Silva, Medical Student SUNY Downstate Medical School, New York, USA
5.      Kelli Aibel, Medical Student, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, New York, USA
6.      Odis Ponce, Account Manager, Yahoo, New York, USA
7.      Shanshan Xia (Emma), Robotics Automation Developer, SunTrust, Florida, USA
8.      Megan Young, PhD candidate, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
9.      Michelle Ma, Research Laboratory Technician at Obatala Sciences, Louisiana, USA
10.    Eunjung Lee, Assistant Specialist, University of California, Davis, California, USA
11.    Christine Schoepfer, self-employed, New York, USA
12.    Lauren Afinowicz, Life Scientist, Leidos, New York, USA
13.    Benjamin Spielman, MD-PhD Student, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, New York, USA
14.    Michael (Moshiyakh) Tokov, DO Student, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York, USA
15.    Priya Alagesan, MD Student, Duke University School of Medicine, North Carolina, USA
16.    Melissa Yao, MS Student, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA
17.    Mirna Kheir Gouda, Technician, MIT, Cambridge, MA USA
18.   Ashley Adler, Medical Technologist at New York Cancer & Blood Specialists, Port Jefferson Station, New York USA
19.   Sandra Moran, Human Resources & Occupational Medicine Division, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York USA