Past Members  


Post docs




Jennifer Grier, Ph.D. (2013-2016)
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow-Penn PORT Program, University of Pennsylvania, PA
Went to: Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, Linfield College, OR.








Xiomara Mercado-López, Ph.D.
 (2010-2013)
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, PA
Went to: Assistant Professor, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Campus Arecibo.







Maria Ines Barria, PhD (2009-2010) 
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY 
Went to: Postdoctoral Fellow, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY 
Current: Assistant Professor University of Concepcion, Chile.





Graduate Students




Jia Xue (2013-2015)
Position: Visiting Scholar Graduate Student
Went to: finish her PhD back in China








Won-keun Kim (2008-2013)
Position: Graduate Student
Went to: Research Instructor, Korea University








Tamar Hermesh (2005-2010) 
Position: Graduate Student (co-mentor), Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY. 
Went to: Postdoctoral Fellow, Rockefeller University, NY 
Current: Medical student, Israel.







Jacob Yount (2002-2007) 
Position: Graduate Student (co-mentor), Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY. 
Went to: Postdoctoral Fellow, Rockefeller University, NY
Current position: Assistant Professor, Center for Microbial Interface Biology, Ohio State University.




Undergraduate Students




Emma Price (summer 2016)
PennVet Student 








Lauren Chun (2014-2016)

School of Arts & Sciences, UPenn
Went to: Research Assistant @ UCSF








Derek Standlee (2014-2016)
School of Arts & Sciences, UPenn
Went to: Vet School at Tufts.







Micah Gilbert (2013-2015)
Position: School of Arts & Sciences, UPenn









Emily Dunay (2011-2015)
Position: School of Arts & Sciences, UPenn
Went to: Vet School University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.








Lakshimi Bhagavathula (2012-2013)
Position: UPenn, Master in Biotechnology
Went to: Research Specialist Penn Gene Targeting Core
Current position: Graduate Student (PhD) at Rutgers University, NJ.







Olga Herrera (2009-2010) 
Position: PREP Student, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY. 
Went to: continued PREP program at Mount Sinai, NY. 
Current position: Regeneron, NY.




Research Assistants




Deepika Jain, Ph.D (2011-2014)
Position: Research Specialist D / Lab Manager.
Went to: Eurofins Group, PA




Karla Tapia (2008-2012)
Position: Research Specialist C
Went to: Research Technician, Universidad Católica de Chile.








LuisMuñoz (2003-2011)
Position: Research Specialist D, Lab manager
Went to: ImClone, NY






Rotation and Summer Students

Courtney Comar (Upenn CAMB-MVP), Spring 2016
Eddie Irvine (UPenn, SUIP), Summer 2014
Wenzhi Song (Bryn Mawr College), Summer 2014
Ethan Mack (UPenn, IGG, MD/PhD), Fall 2013
Alexis Leanza (UPenn, CTSA Internship), Summer 2013
Cristhian Cadena (UPenn, SUIP), Summer 2012 and 2013
Tori Yamamoto (UPenn, IGG), Fall 2012 
Julia Rood (UPenn, IGG, MD/PhD), Fall 2012
Joshua Sherman (UPenn, Vagelos Program in Life Sciences & Management), Spring 2012
Steven Siegel (UPenn, MVP, MD/PhD), Fall 2011
Megan Wise (UPenn, MVP), Fall 2011
Jerome Molleston (UPenn, MVP, MD/PhD), Summer and more 2011
Michael Adu (UPenn, SUIP), Summer 2011
Sabrina Tsang (UPenn, MVP), Spring 2011-Fall 2012
Ciara Gimblet (UPenn, MVP), Spring 2011
Gretchen Harms (UPenn, IGG), Winter 2011
Zachary Zalinger (UPenn, MVP), Winter 2011