Staff

Kevin Janes, PhD
Principal Investigator
kjanes@virginia.edu
Lixin Wang, MD, PhD
Research Associate
lw8fb@virginia.edu

ErbB2 breast cancer

Cheryl Borgman, MS
Lab Manager
cab9e@virginia.edu

Postdoctoral Researchers

Cameron Griffiths, PhD
cg3gh@virginia.edu

Host-pathogen interactions, virology, cell signaling, cell biology, and systems biology

Bishal Paudel, PhD
bp5sq@virginia.edu

Systems biology, tumor heterogeneity, drug resistance, metabolism, cell identity

Graduate Students

Wisam Fares
wf8ga@virginia.edu

Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Receptor-dynamics modeling

Taylor Marohl
tmm8er@virginia.edu

Triple Negative Breast Cancer, systems biology

Andrew Sweatt

Postbaccalaureate Researchers

Anthony McKnight

Undergraduate Researchers

Page Murray
Mia Pergola
Name Role in the lab Where are they now?
Sameer Bajikar, PhD
bajikar@bcm.edu
PhD Student (2016–2016)
Postdoctoral fellow (2016–2017)
Postdoctoral fellow, Huda Zoghbi lab, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Michael Borten
mab7sp@virginia.edu
Undergraduate Student (2014–2016)
Lab Specialist (2016–2017)
Medical Student, University of Virginia
Joey Bose, MS
joey.bose@cytonics.com
Undergraduate Student (2008–2011)
Lab specialist (2011-2012)
President, Cytonics Corp, Jupiter, FL
Joseph Burns
jsb6cd@virginia.edu
Undergraduate Student (2016–2018) Ph.D. student, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin
Florian Büttner
florian.Büttner@helmholtz-muenchen.de
Visiting Scholar (2013) Helmholtz Center, Munich, Germany
Zachary Chapman
zdc5cj@virginia.edu
Undergraduate Student (2014–2016) Associate Biochemist, Merck
Matthew Childers
mcc7fb@uw.edu
Undergraduate Student (2010–2012) Research Scientist, University of Washington
Zeinab Chitforoushzadeh, PhD PhD Student (2011–2016) Associate Scientist, Celerion
Michele Derieux
mld3ya@virginia.edu
Undergraduate Student (2012–2013) Senior Consultant, Deloitte
Elise Gray-Gaillard
efg2bp@virginia.edu
Undergraduate Student (2015–2017) PhD student, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Jaime Hatch
jah5hz@virginia.edu
Undergraduate Student (2010–2012) Production Lead, Girl Meets Dirt, Eastsound, WA
Karin Holmberg Jensen, PhD
jensenkarinj@gmail.com
PhD Student (2008–2013) Teaching Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Byong Kang
byong@mit.edu
Undergraduate Student (2010–2012) Ph.D. student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Daniel Kim
dk5ep@virginia.edu
Undergraduate Student (2017–2018) Medical scribe
Andreas Kowarsch
andreas.kowarsch@helmholtz-muenchen.de
Visiting Scholar (2011) Helmholtz Center, Munich, Germany
Benjamin Kuhn
bjk8ea@virginia.edu
Undergraduate Student (2012–2013) Biomedical Engineer, Cellphire, Inc.
Silvia LaRue
sil5t@virginia.edu
(2009–2011) Director, Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee, University of Virginia
Christina Lee
chyylee@umich.edu
Undergraduate Student (2017–2018) Ph.D. student, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan
Jun Lin
jl2zb@virginia.edu
Lab Specialist (2010–2018) Laboratory Specialist I, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Price Lab, University of Virginia
Aaron Lopacinski
abl4va@virginia.edu
Undergraduate Student (2015–2017) Medical Student, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Shipra Maheshwari
sm5nd@virginia.edu
Undergraduate Student (2011–2012) Internal Medicine Resident, UVA Medical Center
Elizabeth Pereira, PhD
ejp4gf@virginia.edu
Graduate Student (2015-2020) Computational Biologist/BlueRock Therapeutics
Steffen Sass
steffen.sass@helmholtz-muenchen.de
Visiting Scholar (2014) Helmholtz Center, Munich, Germany
Leen Jamal Schafer, PhD
lj2p@virginia.edu
Undergraduate Student (2009–2012) Senior Data Scientist at Viasat Inc., La Jolla, CA
Dylan Schaff
dls5ce@virginia.edu
Undergraduate Student (2016-2019) Ph.D. student, University of Pennsylvania
Millie Shah, PhD
ms2kf@virginia.edu
PhD Student (2013–2018) Scientific Developer, Emerald Cloud Lab, South San Francisco, CA
Madeline Shanahan
mks4sc@virginia.edu
Undergraduate Student (2013–2014) Systems Engineer, Medtronic
Sonya Sheng Undergraduate Student (2013–2015) Strategist, Ogilvy, Jing’an District, Shanghai, China
Shambhavi Singh, PhD
ss4cf@virginia.edu
Graduate Student (Graduate student 2016-2020) MD/PhD student, University of Virginia
Christian Smolko, PhD
cms3nc@virginia.edu
Graduate Student (2014-2019) Research Scientist/Noveome Biotherapeutics
Matthew Sutcliffe
mds5cg@virginia.edu
Postbaccalaureate Researcher (2018-2020) MD/PhD student, University of North Carolina
Chun-Chao Wang, PhD
ccwang@life.nthu.edu.tw
Postdoctoral Fellow (2008–2011)
Research Associate (2011–2015)
Assistant Professor, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Zi Ye
zy2cb@virginia.edu
Undergraduate Student (2013–2015) Ph.D. student, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota
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