Harvard Medical School Joslin Diabetes Center Harvard Stem Cell Institute

People

Principal Investigator

T. Keith Blackwell, MD, PhD

keith.blackwell@joslin.harvard.edu
phone: (617) 309-2760
fax: (617) 713-3403
Keith

Lab Manager

Monet Bland

monet.bland@joslin.harvard.edu
(617) 309-4673
Monet

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Jorge Castillo-Quan, PhD

jorge.castillo-quan@joslin.harvard.edu
Jorge

Meltem Isik, PhD

meltem.isik@joslin.harvard.edu
Meltem

Ziyun Wu, PhD

ziyun.wu@joslin.harvard.edu
Wu

Peng Zhang, PhD

peng.zhang@joslin.harvard.edu
Peng

Former Lab Members

Postdoctoral Fellows and Visiting Scientists
1994-98Ceri Batchelder, PhD
Technology Transfer/Development, York, U.K.
1996-01Barbra Johnson, PhD
Principal Scientist, Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA
1997-01Eun Yong Shim, PhD
Assistant Professor, Molecular Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX
1997-05Amy Walker, PhD
Assistant Professor, UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA
1998-02Rosa Navarro, PhD
Associate Professor, UNAM Institute for Cellular Physiology, Mexico City, Mexico
2000-06Jae Hyung An, PhD
Assistant Professor, Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, South Korea
2002-07Riva Oliveira, PhD
Assistant Professor, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil
2002-08Peter Boag, PhD
Assistant Professor, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
2003-06Arzu Atalay, PhD
Instructor, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
2003-06Jiayun Lu, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
2004Elizabeth Veal, PhD
Reader, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, UK
2005-08Jinling Wang, PhD
Research Scientist, Monsanto, Cambridge, MA
2006-08Jennifer Tullet, PhD
Lecturer, School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
2008-10Theresa OperaƱa, PhD
CONNECT venture development for research, San Diego, CA
2008-11Kira Glover-Cutter, PhD
Research Scientist, Dow AgroSciences, Woodburn, OR
2009-11Masaki Mizunuma, PhD
Associate Professor, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
2009-11Prashant Raghavan, PhD
Bain Consulting, Boston, MA
2009Elke Neumann-Haefelin
Principal Investigator, Department of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
2011-12Sri Devi Narasimhan, PhD
Scientific Editor, Cell, Cambridge, MA
2011-15Collin Ewald, PhD
Assistant Professor, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
2012-15John Hourihan, PhD
Scientist, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Limerick, Ireland
2012-17Michael J. Steinbaugh, PhD
Research Associate, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Students
1993->30 Laboratory Undergraduates or visting Masters Students
2005-06Maria Lehtinen
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2007-11Jess Porter Abate, PhD
Medical Affairs Management, InterMune Pharmaceuticals, Brisbane, CA
2008-14Natalie (Moroz) Karagodsky, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA
2009-11Xuan Li
Research Assistant, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Research Assistants
1993-95Jennifer Michnowicz
High School Biology Teacher
1994-96Adam Carroll
PhD, UCSF 2001; Director, Bend Research, Bend, Oregon
1995-98Thip Kophengnavong
MBA, Boston University 2001; Finance, Pfizer, Inc.
1998-99Mayya Geha
MD, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
2001-03Leslie Tu
Graduate School
2002-03Courtney DiPaolo
Research Assistant, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA
2003-04Kelly Vranas
Medical Student, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY
2003-04Rosanna Baker
Research Associate, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore MD
2004-05Michael Lucke
Medical Student, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
2005-12Stacey Robida-Stubbs
Associate Investigator, DuPont, Wilmington, DE
2012-16Lorenza Moronetti