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

The First Mate

Jihye Kim
Research Assistant

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea

Education: Ewha Women’s University, M.S. – Human Nutrition

Junior Officers

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Huitian (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)

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Adam Getzler
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

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Shanel Tsuda
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

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Former Postdoc

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Courtney Hegner, Graduate Student

The Scripps Research Institute – Florida

  Former SURF Intern

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Sarah Robbins, Graduate Student

University of Maryland

Former SURF Intern

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Melody Sze, Undergraduate Student

University of Florida

Former Kenan Fellow HS Intern

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Natalie Joe, Ph.D. student

Johns Hopkins University

Former SURF Intern

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Walter Rogal, M.S.

Former Ph.D. Student

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Graziella Curtale, Ph.D.

AIFA Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco

Former Postdoc

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Megan Frederick, Ph.D. Student

University of Pennsylvania

Former Research Assistant