MarianNetherlandsMarian Walhout, Ph.D.
The Maroun Semaan Chair in Biomedical Research
Co-Director, Program in Systems Biology
Professor, Program in Molecular Medicine

Associate Faculty in the Program in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology
Member of the Center for Cancer Systems Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Ph.D., Molecular Biology, Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

 

 

Office
Albert Sherman Center, Room 5.1051
marian.walhout-at-umassmed.edu

Missy Lucier
Assistant to Dr. Walhout
Albert Sherman Center, Room 5.1053
missy.lucier-at-umassmed.edu
Phone: 508-856-3601
Fax: 508-856-2105

 

Staff

AmyUSAAmy Holdorf, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
“Chief of Staff”

Post-doctoral Fellow, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Ph.D., Immunology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
B.A., Biochemistry/Biophysics, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
amy.holdorf-at-umassmed.edu

Please contact Dr. Holdorf with any laboratory related questions.
Room: ASC.5-1057, Phone: 508-856-6711

 

Safak2Safak Yilmaz, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor

 

Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
B.S., M.S., Civil Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
lutfussafak.yilmaz-at-umassmed.edu

 

 

Researchers

SushilaIndiaSushila Bhattacharya, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Fellow

 

Department of Science and Technology, Women Scientist, Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow, India
Research Associate, Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, India
Ph.D., Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR), Lucknow, India
B.S., M.S., North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, India
sushila.bhattacharya-at-umassmed.edu

 

JoteEthiopiaJote Bulcha, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Fellow

 

Ph.D., Molecular Biology, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany
M.S., Biotechnology, Leibniz Universität Hanover, Hanover, Germany
B.S., Plant Science, Alemaya University, Ethiopia
jote.bulcha-at-umassmed.edu

 

AurianPuertoRicoAurian Garcia-Gonzalez
M.D.-Ph.D. Student

 

B.S., Cell and Molecular Biology and Mathematics, Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
aurian.garciagonzalez-at-umassmed.edu

 

 

GabbyUSAGabby Giese
Graduate Student

 

M.S., Biochemistry, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire
B.A., Biology and Japanese, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont
gabrielle.giese-at-umassmed.edu

 

 

Brent B. Horowitz
Graduate Student

 

M.S., Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
B.S., Biology and B.A., Theater, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania
Brent.Horowitz-at-umassmed.edu

 

 

yonguksouth-koreaYong-Uk Lee, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Fellow

 

Ph.D., Genetics, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea
M.S., Genetics, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea
B.S., Life Science, College of Science, Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea
YongUk.Lee-at-umassmed.edu

 

 

Zeynep Mirza
Graduate Student
Co-supervised by Victor Ambros

 

M.S., Biotechnology, Worcester State University, Worcester, Massachusetts
B.S., Biology, Selçuk University, Konya, Turkey
zeynep.mirza-at-umassmed.edu

 

 

HiuminChinaHuimin “Nana” Na, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Fellow

 

Ph.D., National Laboratory of Biomacromolecules, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
B.S., College of Life Science, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
huimin.na-at-umassmed.edu

 

 

olgaukraineOlga Ponomarova, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Fellow

 

Ph.D., European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany
M.S., Computer Science, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kiev, Ukraine
B.S., M.S, Biology, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kiev, Ukraine
olga.ponomarova-at-umassmed.edu

 

 

JingyanChinaJingyan “Yan” Zhang, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Fellow

 

Ph.D., Developmental Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
B.S., Life Sciences, College of Life Science, Nanchang University, Jiangxi, China
jingyan.zhang-at-umassmed.edu

 

 

Alumni

Graduate Students
Emma Watson, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stephen Elledge Lab, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Ashlyn Ritter, Ph.D.
Medical Science Liaison, AbbVie, Maryland

Alex Tamburino, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Genetics and Pharmacogenomics, Merck & Co., West Point, Pennsylvania

Efsun Arda, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Seung Kim Lab, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California

Christian Grove, Ph.D.
Staff, Wormbase Curator, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

Natalia Martinez, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Postdoctoral Fellows
Akihiro Mori, Ph.D.

Juan Fuxman Bass, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biology Department, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

Lesley T. MacNeil, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

John Reece-Hoyes, Ph.D.
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Vanessa Vermeirssen, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Bioinformatics & Systems Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Inma Barrasa, Ph.D.
Bioinformatics Scientist, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Bart Deplancke, Ph.D.
Professor, Laboratory of Systems Biology and Genetics, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lusanne, Switzerland

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