Alumni

FORMER GRADUATE STUDENTS:

Rex Blair, M.E.
Instructor, United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, NY, USA
Borna Dabiri, Ph.D.
Medical Resident, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Matthew Hemphill, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Lucas Kerscher, M.E.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU), Munich, Germany
Poling Kuo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, ROC
Megan O’Grady, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA
Terrence Pong, M.S.
Resident Physician at Stanford University School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
George Ye, Ph.D.
McKinsey & Company Boston, MA, USA
Alexander Peyton Nesmith, Ph.D.
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
Andrew Capulli, Ph.D.
Tissue Engineer, DEKA Research and Development , Manchester, NH, USA
Renita Horton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,  Agricultural and Biological Engineering  Mississippi State University, MS, USA

FORMER FELLOWS:

Ashutosh Agarwal, Ph.D.
Patrick Alford, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
Yvonne Aratyn, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, Hepregen, Medford, MA, USA
Mohammad Badrossamay, Ph.D.
Senior Research Information Specialist, Saint-Gobain Corporation, Northboro, MA, USA
Kartik Balachandran, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA
Mark Bray, Ph.D.
Investigator III, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR), Cambridge, MA
Stephanie Dauth, Ph.D.
Researcher, Fraunhofer IME, Frankfort, Germany
Leila Deravi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA
Adam Feinberg, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, PA, USA
Christian Franck, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
Sylvain Gabriele, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Université de Mons, Mons, Belgium
Nicholas Geisse, Ph.D.
Chief Science Officer, ‎NanoSurface Biomedical, Inc, Seattle, WA, USA
Thomas Grevesse, Ph.D.
Intern Fellow, Stellenbosch University, Department of Botany and Zoology, South Africa
Anna Grosberg, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
Dong-Hwee Kim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, KU-KIST Graduate School of Converging Science and Technology, Korea University, Seoul, S. Korea
Hyungsuk Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Yonsei University, South Korea
Louise Lagendijk, M.D.
Clinical Fellow, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam
Johan Ulrik Lind, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Roza Mahmoodian, Ph.D.
Senior R&D Engineer, Becton, Dickinson and Company, Franklin Lakes NJ, USA
Janna Nawroth, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator, R&D Lead, Emulate Inc., Boston, MA, USA
Francesco Pasqualini, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, WYSS Zurich Translational Center, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Crystal Ripplinger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
Arun Shrivats, Ph.D.
Consultant, LEK Consulting, 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, RI, USA
Ben Maoz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Moran Yadid, Ph.D.
Sung Jin Park, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Emory University, GA, USA

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Welcome 2019 Summer Students! June 17th, 2019

The Disease Biophysics Group welcomes our 2019 summer students! From left to right: Rudy Gabardi, Carlos Marquez, James Ikeda, Christina Pizza, Danielle Gamboa, and Riley Flores. Best of luck on your summer research projects!

Congratulations to our new Ph.D.’s! June 7th, 2019

Congratulations to our newest PhD recipients Grant Gonzalez and Seungkuk Ahn! We thank them for their excellent achievements, and are looking forward to seeing their future work.

The Stingray goes to Paris! March 26th, 2019

The Disease Biophysics Group is at the Pompidou Centre! The centre’s Designing the Living exhibit is part of the Mutations/Créations 3 program. It includes our soft-robotic ray, featured on the cover of Science (Vol 353, Issue 6295; 08 July 2016). The exhibit showcases the interplay of bioengineering with art, and was curated by Marie-Ange Brayer and Olivier Zeitoun. A video of the exhibit can be found on the Pompidou Centre program page.

2019 DBG Retreat January 17th, 2019

The Disease Biophysics Group just returned from its annual retreat! For two days, DBGers presented research updates to the group and our visiting collaborators.

2018 HIRN Meeting at Harvard January 12th, 2019

In December 2018 we hosted the Human Islet Research Network’s (HIRN) NIH investigator meeting. Professor Parker treated the visitors to BBQ brisket and chicken as they discussed the state of the field and toured through DBG labs for numerous demonstrations.