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 Ombudsman

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Susan Smith
Administrator

Hometown: Syracuse, NY

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. Student

“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

Former Crew Members

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Sarah Robbins, Undergraduate Student, University of Connecticut

Former SURF Intern

 

 

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Natalie Joe, Ph.D. student, Johns Hopkins

Former SURF Intern

 

 

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Walter Rogal, MS

Former Ph.D. Student

 

 

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Graziella Curtale, Ph.D.

Former Postdoc

 

 

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Megan Frederick, Ph.D. Student, Immunology Program, University of Pennsylvania

Former Research Assistant