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Meet Our Team

Lehtinen Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Read more about Maria K. Lehtinen, PhD

Robertson Investigator, New York Stem Cell Foundation; Hannah C. Kinney, MD, Chair in Pediatric Pathology Research, Boston Children's Hospital

Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

Lab Members

Harvard University

Ya'el Courtney

Kent State University - BS

Harvard Graduate Program: Neuroscience

Anna Dong

Harvard University

Neil Dani

University of Rochester - BS; Vanderbilt University - PhD; New York Medical College - MS

Bradford Grant

Davidson College, BS

Ryann Fame

The College of William & Mary - BS; Harvard University - PhD

Tiara Lacey

Spelman College, BS, Harvard Graduate Program: BBS

Ahram Jang

Seoul National University - PhD; Sookmyung Women's University - BS

Peter Kalugin

Johns Hopkins University - BS; University of Oxford - MSc in Oncology; Harvard Graduate Program: Neuroscience, MD/PhD

Cameron Sadegh

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - SB; Harvard Medical School, MD/PhD

Fred Shipley

Amherst College - BS; Harvard Graduate Program - Biophysics

Aja Pragana

Salve Regina University, BS

Huixin Xu

Tsinghua University - BS; Harvard University - PhD

Paul Soden

Cornell University - BS

Miriam Zawadzki

Washington University in St. Louis - BA; Harvard Graduate Program: BBS - MD/PhD

Lab Alumni

2020-2021:  Andrea Yessaillian was a Northeastern Honors Thesis student, continued on to medical school at UCSD

2019-2021:  Suhasini Gupta was a research assistant, continued on to medical school at UMass Medical School

2019-2021:  Mya Webb was a research assistant, continued on to medical school at UNC – Chapel Hill

2017-2021:  Jin Cui was a postdoctoral fellow, continued on to Dyne Therapeutics

2016-2019:  Morgan Shannon was a research assistant in the lab, currently medical student at Vanderbilt.

2016-2019:  Joshua Head was a research assistant in the lab, currently graduate student at Stanford.

2018-2019:  Kolby Shaw was a Simmons College undergraduate student in the lab. 

2012-2018:  Kevin Chau was a PhD student and is currently carrying out postdoctoral training with Ayumu Toshiro (NTU, Singapore).

2014-2016:  Hillary Mullan was Research Assistant in the lab, currently medical student at UMass Medical School.

2015-2016:  Erin Fonseca was co-op student in the lab, currently finishing undergraduate degree at Northeastern University.

2012-2016:  Melody Lun was MD/PhD student in the lab, currently Pediatrics Resident at UCSF.

2014-2015:  Tais Adelita was a visiting PhD student in the lab and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the HiFo / Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich.

2012-2014:  Mark Springel was a research assistant in the lab and is currently a PhD student at Harvard University.

2013-2014:  Hye-yeon Park was a Harvard University MA student in the lab and is currently a scientist at Novartis.

2012-2013:  Salih Topal was a MA student from University of Strasbourg in the lab and is currently a PhD student at UMass-Worcester.

2012-2013:  Vivian Ho was a Northeastern University undergraduate student in the lab and is currently an MA student at Simmons College.

2011-2013:  Alexandra Malesz was a research assistant in the lab and is currently an MSc student at Boston University.

2011-2012:  Alexandra Stough was a Bucknell University undergraduate student in the lab and is currently an MD student at Temple University School of Medicine.

PhD Rotation Students

2022: Jill Jones (MD/PhD)

2021: Olumide Fagboyegun (PiN)

2021: Muhammad Ahmad (BBS)

2021: Tiara Lacey (BBS)

2020: Ya’el Courtney (PiN)

2019: Peter Kalugin (MD/PhD, PiN)

2019: Lyuba Bolkhovitinov (BBS)

2019: Miriam Zawadzki (MD/PhD, BBS)

2019: Miguel Marin-Rodero (Immunology)

2018:  Valentina Lagomarsino (BBS)

2018:  Genevieve Gerhard (BBS)

2018:  Jessica Brooks (BBS)

2018:  Hannah Zucker (PiN)

2018:  Yidi Wang (MD/PhD, BBS)

2017:  Jenny Lai (MD/PhD, PiN)

2017:  Christina Tringides (Biophysics)

2016:  Alec Walker (Immunology)

2016:  Emily Messelaar (BBS)

2016:  Fred Shipley (Biophysics)

2014:  Chester Chia (PiN)

2014:  Michka Sharpe (BBS)

2013:  Hye-yeon Park (Program in Neuroscience, PiN)

2012:  Viviana Salinas-Rios (BBS)

2012:  Kevin Chau (Biological and Biomedical Sciences, BBS)