Past Members

Postdoctoral Fellows and Associates

Tatsuya Kibe
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007- 2017
Toyobo Biotechnology Foundation Fellowship 2008

Current Position:

Tatsuya's Publications

 

Dr. Ylli Doksani
Postdoctoral Fellow 2009- 2015
Merck Fellowship 2010-2011
Life Sciences Research Foundation Fellowship 2011-2014

Current Position:  
Group Leader
IFOM
Milan, Italy

Publications

Link to Dr. Doksani 

 

Dr. David Frescas
Postdoctoral Fellow 2008- 2014
American Cancer Society Fellowship 2010-2012 

Current Position:
Principal Scientist and Immunology Group Leader
Everon Biosciences, Inc.
Buffalo, NY

Publications

 

Dr. Agnel Sfeir
Postdoctoral Fellow 2006- 2011
Susan G. Komen For the Cure Fellowship 2007-2010

Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Skirball Institute
NYU Medical Center
New York, NY

Publications

Link to Dr. Sfeir

 

Dr. Eros Lazzerini Denchi
Postdoctoral Fellow 2004-2009
Irma T. Hirschl Fellowship 2005

Current Position:
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA

Publications

Link to Dr. Lazzerini Denchi

 

Dr. Akimitsu Konishi
Postdoctoral Fellow 2005-2008
Human Frontier Science Program Fellowship 2005
Uehara Memorial Foundation Research Fellowship 2005

Current Position:
Assistant Professor
Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Tokyo, Japan

Publications

 

Dr. Sean Rooney
Postdoctoral Fellow 2005-2008
Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research Fellowship 2005

Current Position:
Assistant Medical Director
Health Science Communications
New York, NY

Publications

 

Dr. Sara Buonomo
Postdoctoral Fellow 2002-2007
Women and Science Fellowship 2002
Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Fellowship Award 2003-2006

Current Position:
Staff Scientist
EMBL
Monterotondo, Italy

Publications

Link to Dr. Buonomo

 

Dr. Diego Loayza
Postdoctoral Fellow 1998-2005
American Cancer Society Ann L. Siegel Research Postdoctoral Fellowship 2000-2002

Current Position:
Associate Professor
Hunter College
New York, NY

Publications

Link to Dr. Loayza

 

Dr. Giulia Celli
Postdoctoral Fellow 1997-2005
Women & Science Postdoctoral Fellowship Award 1999-2000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Fellowship Award 2000-2003

Current Position:
Research Associate, Department of Pahtology
NYU Skirball Institute
New York, NY

Publications

 

Dr. Jeff Ye
Clinical Investigator 1998-2004

Current Position:
Oncology practice
Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa Medical Center
Santa Rosa, CA

Publications

 

Dr. Jacqueline Jacobs
Postdoctoral Fellow 2002-2004
Fellowship for Fundamental Cancer Research, Koningin Wilhelmina Fonds-Dutch Cancer Society 2002-2004

Current Position:
Group Leader
Dutch Cancer Institute
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Publications

Link to Dr. Jacobs

 

Dr. Xu-Dong Zhu
Postdoctoral Fellow 1998-2003
Medical Research Council of Canada, Postdoctoral Fellowship Award 1998-2002

Current Position:
Associate Professor, Department of Biology
McMaster University
Ontario, Canada

Publications

Link to Dr. Zhu

 

Dr. Jan Karlseder
Postdoctoral Fellow 1996-2002

International Human Frontier Science Program 1997-1999
Charles H. Revson Fellowship in Biomedical Research 1999-2000

Current Position:
Professor
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA

Publications

Link to Dr. Karlseder

 

Dr. Bibo Li
Postdoctoral Fellow 1997-2002
Leukemia Society of America, Special Fellowship Award 1998-2001

Current Position:
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
Cleveland State University
Cleveland, Ohio

Publications

Link to Dr. Li

 

Dr. Holger Kissel
Postdoctoral Fellow 2000-2003
Postdoctoral Associate; Steller Lab, RU

Current Position:
Senior Manager, Scientific Project Management
TaconicArtemis GmbH
Köln, Germany

  

Dr. Susan Smith
Postdoctoral Fellow 1995-1999
Leukemia Society of America, Special Fellowship 1996-1999

Current Position:
Associate Professor
Skirball Institute, NYU Medical Center
New York, NY

Publications

Link to Dr. Smith

 

Dr. Dominique Broccoli
Postdoctoral Fellow 1994-1998
Norman and Rosita Winston Foundation Fellowship 1995-1996
Merck Fellowship 1996-1998

Current Position:
Distinguished Cancer Scientist, State of Georgia
Professor, Departments of Surgery, Internal Medicine and Division of Basic Medical Science
Mercer University School of Medicine
Savannah, Georgia

Publications

Link to Dr. Broccoli

 

Dr. Bas van Steensel
Postdoctoral Fellow 1995-1997
International Human Frontier Science Program 1995-1997

Current Position:
Group Leader and Staff Scientist
Dutch Cancer Institute
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Publications

Link to Dr. van Steensel

 

Dr. Eva Ludérus
Postdoctoral Fellow 1993-1995
Charles H. Revson Fellowship in Biomedical Sciences 1993-1994

Current Position:
Translates biomedical documents for Dutch patent offices

Publications

 

Dr. John Hanish
Postdoctoral Fellow 1991-1995
Charles H. Revson Fellowship in Biomedical Research 1992-1993

Current Position:
Patent attorney

Publications

  

Dr. Maria Cardenas
Postdoctoral Fellow 1991-1992
Norman and Rosita Winston Foundation Fellowship 1991-1992

Current Position:
Associate Research Professor
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke University Medical Center

Publications


Link to Dr. Cardenas

 

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Graduate Students

Roos Anna Karssemeijer
Graduate Fellow, 2013- 2017
Current Position: 

Roos' Publications

 

 

Shaheen Kabir
Graduate Fellow, 2008-2015 
Current Position:

Postdoctoral Fellow, Doudna Lab 
University of California at Berkeley

Publications

 

Michal Zimmerman
Visiting Student, 2010-2013 

Current Position:
Postdoctoral Fellow, Durocher Lab 
The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Toronto

Publications

 

Teresa Davoli
Graduate Fellow 2007-2012

Current Position:
Research Fellow in Medicine, Elledge Lab
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Publications

 

Dr. Peng Wu
Biomedical Fellow 2006-2011

Current Position:
Resident Physician in Pediatrics
UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Publications

 

Dr. Megan van Overbeek
Graduate Fellow 2002-2008
Post-doc 2008-2009

Current Position:
Senior Scientist
Caribou Biosciences
Berkeley, CA

Publications

 

Dr. Nadya Dimitrova
Graduate Fellow 2003-2008
Hal Weintraub Award 2009

Current Position:
Postdoctoral Fellow, Jacks laboratory
Koch Institute/ M.I.T. Cancer Center
Cambridge, MA

Publications

 

Jill Donigian
Graduate Fellow 2000-2008

Current Position:
Home maker

Publications

 

Dr. Dirk Hockemeyer
Graduate Fellow 2002-2007

Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Publications

Link to Dr. Hockemeyer

 

Kristina Hoke
Biomedical Fellow 2001-2007

Current Position:
Psychiatry Resident
University of California at Davis

Publications

 

Dr. Richard Wang
Biomedical Fellow 1999-2004

Current Position:
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Publications

Link to Dr. Wang

 

Dr. Joshua Silverman
Biomedical Fellow 1998-2003

Current Position:
Radiation Oncology, NYU Medical Center

Publications

 

Dr. Agata Smogorzewska
Biomedical Fellow 1997-2001
Hal Weintraub award 2001
Prize for Promise, second place award 2002

Current Position:
Assistant Professor and Head of Laboratory
The Rockefeller University
New York, NY

Publications

Link to Dr. Smogorzewska

 

Dr. Alessandro Bianchi
Graduate Fellow 1993-1999

Current Position:
Senior Lecturer, MRC Senior Non-Clinical Fellow
MRC Genome Damage and Stability Centre
University of Sussex
Brighton, United Kingdom

Publications

Link to Dr. Bianchi

 

Dr. Henrik Tommerup
Graduate Fellow 1991-1994
University of Copenhagen

Current Position:
ICT Country Manager, Denmark

Publications

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Foreign Interns

Nazario Bosco
Visiting Student, 2010
PhD, La Sapienza, Roma
Current: Postdoctoral Fellow, The Rockefeller University (see Current Members page)

 

Wilhelm Palm
Foreign Intern 2006-2007, Diploma, University of Munich
Current: Postdoctoral Fellow, Craig Thompson Lab, MSKCC, New York, NY

 

Jan-Peter Daniels
Foreign Intern
2005-2006 Diploma, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen
2009 PhD Oxford Univeristy, Keith Gull lab
Current: Staff Scientist at Roche, Basel

 

Dirk Hockemeyer
Foreign Intern, 1999-2000. Undergraduate research, University of Tubingen
2000-2007 Graduate Student, The Rockefeller University
Current: See above under Graduate Students

 

Mark van Breughel
Diploma 1999-2000
Graduate Fellow, Hyman lab, Max Planck Institute in Dresden
Current: Group Leader, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

 

Stephanie C. Oestreich
Foreign Intern 1999
1999 Diploma, Free University of Berlin
Graduate Fellow, Harvard Medical School (Szostak lab)/Free University of Berlin
Current: Assitant to Daniel Vasella, CEO of Novartis

 

Stefan Oelman
Foreign Intern 1997
Diploma, University of Hannover

 

Anja Schmitt
Foreign Intern 1996-1997, Diploma, Univ. Hamburg
PhD, lab of Angel Nebreda, EMB, Heidelberg
Postdoctoral Fellow, Univ. Hamburg
Current: Patent Examiner, European Patent Office, Munich

 

Matthias Schaefer
Foreign Intern 1996, Diploma, Free University of Berlin
Graduate fellow, University of Berlin
Postdoctoral Fellow, IMP, Vienna
Current: Staff Scientist, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg

Postdoctoral Fellows and AssociatesTatsuya KibePostdoctoral Fellow, 2007- 2017Toyobo Biotechnology Foundation Fellowship 2008Current Position:Tatsuya's Publications Dr. Ylli Dok