The Crew

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Matthew E. Pipkin, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
Associate Professor
Department of Immunology & Microbiology

Hometown: Miami, FL

Education: University of Miami, B.S. 1998
University of Miami, School of Medicine, Ph.D. 2005

Executive Officer

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Dapeng Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate

“Runx3 regulates chromatin accessibility of cis-regulatory landscapes that drive CTL differentiation”

Hometown: Liao Yang, Liao Ning, China

Education:
China Medical University, M.D. 2000
Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Ph.D. 2012

Junior Officers

Huitian-headshot2Huitian (Yolanda) Diao
Ph.D. Candidate

“New approaches for in vivo shRNA screening in naive CD8+ T cells”

Hometown: Yangzhou, China

Education: College of Life Sciences, Nankai University. B.S., National Elite Program (Po-ling Class)

 

 

Adam GetzlerAdam-headshot4
Ph.D. Candidate

“Screening the CD8+ T cell surfaceome for targets for tumor-specific immunotherapy”

Hometown: Plainview, NY

Education: University of Chicago, B.A. – Biology

 

 

 

 

Shanel TsudaShanel-headshot3
Ph.D. Candidate

“Identifying transcription factors that switch T cell identity using in vivo pooled RNAi screens”

Hometown: Chantilly, VA

Education: Virginia Tech, B.S. – Biological Systems Engineering

Crew Alumni

 

CourtneyHCourtney Hegner, Undergraduate Student

Mount Holyoke College

  Former SURF Intern

 

Sarah_Robbins_0840Sarah Robbins, Graduate Student

University of Maryland

Former SURF Intern

 

Melody_sze_editMelody Sze, Undergraduate Student

University of Florida

Former Kenan Fellow HS Intern

 

natalie-joeNatalie Joe, Ph.D. student

Johns Hopkins University

Former SURF Intern

 

walterWalter Rogal, MS

Former Ph.D. Student

 

 

GCGraziella Curtale, Ph.D.

AIFA Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco

Former Postdoc

 

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Megan Frederick, Ph.D. Student

Immunology Program, University of Pennsylvania

Former Research Assistant