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

PhD, University of Cologne, Germany

Kenneth Yu

Kenneth Yu

Clinical Fellow
Fieke Froeling

Fieke Froeling

Translational Fellow
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

Christina Schoepfer

Christina Schoepfer

Research Technician

B.S. in Animal Science & Technology, University of Rhode Island

Melissa Yao

Melissa Yao

Research Technician

B.S. in Biochemistry, SUNY Stony Brook

Lauren Afinowicz

Lauren Afinowicz

Research Technician

M.Sc. in Biology, Adelphi 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 - Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Ganpat University

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
2.      Kenneth Olive PhD (2005-2009).  Assistant Professor, Columbia University, New York
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
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.
7.      Christine Feig, PhD (2007-2012).  Staff Scientist, CRI
8.      Daniele Perna, PhD (2010-2012).  Joint post-doc with Dave Adams, WTSI, Hinxton UK.
9.      Mariano Ponz Sarvise, MD, PhD (2013-205). Gastrointestinal Oncology Unit, Universidad de Navarra, Spain
10.  Vincenzo Corbo, PhD (2013-2015). Assistant Professor, University of Verona, Italy
11.  Mike Ludwig, PhD (2013-2015 ). Post Doc 4, Fearon Laboratory, CSHL
12.  Christine Ardito, PhD (2013-2014). Regional Medical Liaison at Amgen
13.  Erik Daniel Ohlund, MD, PhD (2012-2016). Assistant Physician, UMEA University
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

Former Ph.D. Trainees:

1.      Gina DeNicola (2005-2010), Post-doc with L. Cantley, Assistant Professor Moffitt Cancer Center
2.      Florian Karreth (2004-2010),  Post-doc in 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.      Mike Jacobetz (2007-2011), Cambridge U. Entrepreneur.
6.      Natalie Cook (2007-2011), Cambridge U. Clinical Fellow, Princess Margaret Hospital
7.      Timothy Humpton (2010-14), Cambridge U, Gates Fellowship. Post-doc with Karen Voudson
8.      Shivan Sivakumar (2010-14), Cambridge U. Post-doc with Florian Markowetz

Former Research Technicians:

1. Bethany Delcuze, PhD Candidate Tufts University
2. Brianna Creighton, Veterinary Student, University College Dublin
3. Kevin Wright, NYC High School Teacher
4. Brandon Da Silva, Medical Student SUNY Downstate Medical School
5. Kelli Abeil, Medical Student University of Miami Medical School
6. Odis Ponce, Account Manager at Yahoo
7. Shanshan Xia (Emma)
8. Megan Young, PhD candidate École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne