Alumni

FORMER GRADUATE STUDENTS:

Rex Blair, M.E.
Regional Operations Director, DaVita Inc, Birmingham, AL, USA
Borna Dabiri, Ph.D.
Radiology Resident, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Matthew Hemphill, Ph.D.
Research & Development Engineer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA
Lucas Kerscher, M.E.
Managing Partner & Co-founder, Bitrock Digital Partners, Munich, Germany
Poling Kuo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, ROC
Megan O’Grady, Ph.D.
Terrence Pong, M.S.
Resident Physician, Stanford University School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
George Ye, Ph.D.,
Director, Business & Corporate Development, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., San Rafael, CA, USA
Alexander Peyton Nesmith, Ph.D.
Resident Physician, John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
Megan McCain, Ph.D.
Gabilan Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering, Los Angeles CA, USA
Sean Sheehy, Ph.D.,
Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA, USA
Andrew Capulli, Ph.D.
Biomedical Scientist & Technical Contributor, DEKA Research and Development, Manchester, NH, USA
Renita Horton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Bioengineering, University of Houston, Cullen College of Engineering, Houston, TX, USA
Holly McIlwee Golecki, Ph.D.
Teaching Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
Nina Sinatra, Ph.D.
Mechanical & Materials Engineer, Mountain View, CA, USA
Seungkuk Ahn, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Basel, Basel, Switzerland, USA
Grant Michael Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer & Co-founder, Boston Meats, Inc., Cambridge, MA, USA
Aaron Gleiberman, Ph.D.
Senior Engineer, Platform Development, MelliCelli, Inc., Newton, MA, USA
Blakely Bussie-O’Connor, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Research & HEOR, Pack Health, Birmingham, AL, USA

FORMER POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS:

Ashutosh Agarwal, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
Patrick Alford, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
Yvonne Aratyn, Ph.D.,
Senior Research Scientist, Beam Therapeutics, Brookline, MA, USA
Mohammad Badrossamay, Ph.D.
General Manager & Co-founder,Fabinnov Fab Lab, Esfahan, Iran
Kartik Balachandran, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA
Mark Bray, Ph.D.
Investigator III, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR), Cambridge, MA, USA
Stephanie Dauth, Ph.D.
Medical & Scientific Operations & Medical Writer, Fraunhofer IME, Frankfort, Germany
Leila Deravi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern Unviversity, Boston, MA, USA
Adam Feinberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Materials Science & Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, PA, USA
Christian Franck, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA
Sylvain Gabriele, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Université de Mons, Mons, Belgium
Nicholas Geisse, Ph.D.
Chief Science Officer, ‎Curi Bio, Inc, Seattle, WA, USA
Thomas Grevesse, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Researcher, Concordia University, Montreal Canada
Anna Grosberg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
Dong-Hwee Kim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, KU-KIST Graduate School of Converging Science and Technology, Korea University, Seoul, S. Korea
Hyungsuk Lee, Ph.D.
Professor, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
Louise Lagendijk, M.D.
Founder, The Core Women Care,  Amsterdam, Netherlands
Johan Ulrik Lind, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
Roza Mahmoodian, Ph.D.
Senior Global Marketing Director, Becton, Dickinson and Company, Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA
Janna Nawroth, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate, University of Southern California,, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Francesco Pasqualini, Ph.D.
Assocaite Professor, Università di Pavia, Milan, Italy
Crystal Ripplinger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
Arun Shrivats, Ph.D.
Director, Advisory, Prescient Healthcare Group, San Fransisco, CA, USA
Adrian Buganza Tepole, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, IN, USA
Hongyan Yuan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, South Kingstown, RI, USA
Ben Maoz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Moran Yadid, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineer and Research Scientist, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Qihan Liu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Ben Pope, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer & Cofounder, MelliCelli, Inc., Newton, MA, USA
Herdeline Ann Ardoña, Ph.D.
Christophe O. Chantre, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder, Boston Meats, Inc., Cambridge, MA, USA
Suhwan Kim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dong-A University, Basun, South Korea
Debora Kehl, Ph.D.
Medical Affairs Project Manager, GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland

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What's New

DBG Lab is Operational! March 15th, 2021

After 17 years of outstanding science in Cambridge, the DBG has moved to the Engineering School’s new campus in Allston. As of March 2, the lab is fully operational and has resumed experiments. Thank you to all alumni and current personnel for constantly raising the bar. Stand by for the next chapter of DBG science!

Congratulations to Dr. Megan McCain! March 10th, 2021

Our congratulations go out to DBG alumna, Dr. Megan McCain, who has recently received tenure at University of Southern California!

Farewell to Dr. Suhwan Kim! January 13th, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Suhwan Kim, who has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Dong-A University in Basun, South Korea! Dr. Kim was an integral part of our brain team for over a year as a postdoctoral fellow. We wish him the best on this next step in his career!

Inaugural Issue — Biophysics Reviews! January 4th, 2021

Dr. Kevin Kit Parker launched Biophysics Reviews, a new peer-reviewed journal for the biophysics research community on December 14. Produced by scientific publisher AIP Publishing, the aims to expand “on the tradition of excellence set by Applied Physics Reviews (APR) by publishing high impact, cutting edge research and reviews that are valuable for both emerging and experienced researchers”.

References:
1. KK Parker, L Longobardi, A Sulicz. “Welcome to Biophysics Reviews, a big tent for the biophysics community”. Biophysics Reviews. 14 Dec 2020; 1(1); 010401. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0036408.

A Belated Farewell and Congratulations to Dr. Ardoña! October 14th, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Herdeline Ardoña, who has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor in the University of California Irvine Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. She joined the Disease Biophysics Group as a postdoctoral fellow in 2017 and was an essential part of our research and mentoring team. Best of luck to you as you settle in and get your research group up and running!