Post-Docs, Fellows, and Junior Faculty (Alumni)
Revati Shreeniwas, M.D.
Project: “The effect of HIV-1 gag on calcineurin-mediated signal transduction”
Current Position: Pulmonary Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA; Chief Medical Officer, NeurAxon Pharmaceuticals
Fabio Re, Ph.D.
Project: “Cell cycle arrest induced by HIV-1 Vpr”
Current Position: Professor, Dept of Microbiology and Immunology, Rosalind Franklin Univ of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL, USA
John Colgan, Ph.D.
Project: “Cyclophilin A in mammalian development and immune function”
Current Position: Associate Professor of Medicine (Immunology) and of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
Thomas Bertsch, M.D.
Project: “Mutagenic analysis of HIV-1 Gag multimerization”
Current Position: Internal Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
Andrea Cimarelli, Ph.D.
Project: “The role of nucleocapsid and cellular proteins in HIV-1 virion assembly”
Current Position: Director, Unit of Human Virology, INSERM U758, at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Lyon, France
Sean Curtis, M.D.
Project: “Genetic dissection of HIV-1 Gag multimerization”
Current Position: Vice President, Clinical Therapeutics Area Head, Respiratory and Immunology, Merck Research Laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey
Philippe El-Helou, M.D.
Project: “RNA-dependence of interaction between HIV-1 Gag Monomers”
Current Position: Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
Christine Mhorag Hay, M.D.
Project: “Characterization of anti-HIV-1 cytotoxic and helper T-cell responses in HIV-1-infected individuals.”
Current Position: Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
Giampaolo Greco, Ph.D.
Project: “Characterization of the functional interaction between Zpr1, EF1-alpha, and cyclophilin A in S. cerevisiae.”
Current Position: Assistant Prof, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Veronique Zennou, Ph.D.
Project: “Dendritic cells, retroviral vectors, and the role of cyclophilin A in antigen processing and presentation.”
Current Position: Director of Development, Safeguard Biosystems, New York, NY, USA
Lionel Berthoux, Ph.D.
Project: “Host factors that regulate HIV-1 replication.”
Current Position: Professor, Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Retrovirology, University of Quebec, Trois-Rivieres, Canada
Bin Yu, M.D.
Project: “Characterization of cyclophilin A-deficient mice.”
Current Position: Associate Res Scientist, Dept of Medicine, Columbia University
Sonya Gearhart, D.V.M.
Project: “Mapping modifiers of viability in Ppia-/- mice”
Current Position: Senior Vet, Div of Comp Med. Georgetown Univ, Wash DC
Susanna Maertens, Ph.D.
Project: “Design of lentiviral vectors for gene targeting by homologous recombination”
Current Position: Oncology, Hematology, and Stem Cell Transplantation, University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
Caterina Strambio de Castillia, Ph.D.
Project: “Real-time tracking of HIV-1 subvirion particles in acutely infected cells”
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
Stephane Hausmann, Ph.D.
Project: “Innate immunity against retroviruses”
Current Position: Biologist, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Laurie Chicha, Ph.D.
Project: “Derivation of hematopoietic stem cells from human embryonic stem cells.”
Current Position: Senior Scientist, Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Massimo Pizzato, Ph.D.
Project: “Role of Nef in HIV-1 infectivity”
Current Position: Tenured Associate Professor and Group Leader, Center for Integrative Biology, University of Trento, Italy
Aviva Joseph, Ph.D.
Project: “Generation of a transgenic mouse that can be infected with HIV-1.”
Current Position: Assistant Professor, RTI, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
Smita Jaiswal, Ph.D.
Project: “Improving immune responses to HIV-1 in humanized mice”
Current Position: Principal Scientist I, Charles River Laboratories, Worcester, MA, USA.
Sarah Van Cor-Hosmer, Ph.D.
Project: “Alternate poly A site selection in innate immunity.”
Current Position: Senior Research Scientist, FluroFinder, Broomfield, Colorado, USA
Shih Lin Goh, Ph.D. (Lynda)
Project: “Role of Vpr in transduction of DCs.”
Current Position: Senior Scientist, Merck, West Point, PA, USA
Christina Kuksin, Ph.D.
Project: “Reverse genetics in human hematopoietic stem cells.”
Current Position: Group Leader, Molecular Immunology, Neon Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA, USA.
Anetta Nowosielska, Ph.D.
Project: “Transcriptional profiling of human dendritic cells.”
Current Position: Production Scientist II, Application and Development,
New England BioLabs (NEB), Ipswich, MA, USA
Dan Mu, Ph.D.
Project: “The role of TRIM5 in innate immune signaling.”
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Institute of Life Sciences, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China
Yetao Wang, Ph.D.
Project: “Human innate lymphoid cells, HIV, and inflammation”
Current Position: Scientist, Institute of Dermatology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Nanjing, China