2017 Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellows

2017-18 Fellows


Andrew Bondesson
Mentor: Taran Gujral (Human Biology)
Proposal Title: “The role of hippo pathway in amino acid metabolism”

Rini Kasinathan
Mentor: Harmit Malik (Basic Sciences)
Proposal Title: “Functional consequences of increased centromere size in mitosis and meiosis”

Laura Jackson
Mentor: Nina Salama (Human Biology)
Proposal Title: “Phenotypic consequences of microevolution: a case study with Helicobacter pylori”



Victor Bii
Mentor: Valera Vasioukhin (Human Biology)
Proposal Title: “The role and mechanisms of LIg1/2 in tumor suppression of skin squamous cell carcinoma”

Emily Eastwood
Mentor: David MacPherson (Human Biology)
Proposal Title: “Evaluating the therapeutic potential of LSD1 inhibition for small cell lung carcinoma”

Nithya Kartha
Mentor: Sita Kugel (Human Biology)
Proposal Title: “SIRT6 as a biomarker for THZ1 sensitivity in pancreatic cancer”

Michelle Kriner
Mentor: Rasi Subramaniam (Basic Sciences)
Proposal Title: “A bacterial model for dysregulated serine metabolism in cancer cells”

Jake Polaski
Mentor: Robert Bradley (Public Health Sciences)
Proposal Title: “The role of bifunctional gene regulation by UPF1 in pancreatic adenosquamous carcinoma”

Ali Young
Mentor: Emily Hatch (Basic Sciences)
Proposal Title: “Mechanisms of repairing transient nuclear envelope rupture during interphase in human cancer cells”