Group Members

Dr Vera Cherepanov

Dr Vera Cherepanov

Lab Manager

 

Dr Khanh Hoa Nguyen

Dr Khanh Hoa Nguyen

Research Associate

 

Dr Shahin Sowlati-Hashjin

Dr Shahin Sowlati-Hashjin

Senior Postdoctoral Fellow

 

Dr Oksana Kutova

Dr Oksana Kutova

Visiting Scholar

 

Soheila Shokrollahzade M.Sc.

Soheila Shokrollahzade M.Sc.

Soheila is building a platform to test the immunogenicity of engineered cells, toward programming human cells as next generation living therapeutic devices.

 

Smarth Narula M.Sc.

Smarth Narula M.Sc.

Smarth is re-engineering human stem cells to evade detection by the immune system and avoid T-cell mediated destruction, toward building cell-therapies.

 

Aaron Rosenstein M.Sc.

Aaron Rosenstein M.Sc.

Aaron is designing cells that can write information to their genome

 

Mohammad Saleh M.Sc.

Mohammad Saleh M.Sc.

Mohammad is developing synthetic receptors and an immuno-cloaking strategy to enable the use of synthetic biology in cell therapies.

 

Ranim Maaieh

Ranim Maaieh

Ranim is interested in the development of biotherapeutics, and is currently working on an AAV directed gene therapy for Cystinosis.

 

Aanshi Gandhi

Aanshi Gandhi

Aanshi is designing cardiomyocytes that can be selectively decoupled from the host myocardium for effective cardiac repair

 

Tahmid Hussain

Tahmid Hussain

Tahmid is a Ph.D. student working on engineering a bio–machine interface

 

Haleh Shahbazi M.Eng.

Haleh Shahbazi M.Eng.

Haleh is developing a machine learning based method to avoid unwanted interactions with host pathways when designing new proteins for cells

 

Chris Lee

Chris Lee

Chris is performing computational design of de novo proteins

 

Irina Yutong Zhu

Irina Yutong Zhu

Research assistant

 

Lucy Ma

Lucy Ma

Research assistant/ programmer

 

Jay Shah

Jay Shah

Research Assistant

 

Alumni

Dr Mostafizur Mazumder

Dr Mostafizur Mazumder

Senior Postdoctoral Fellow

 


 

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