Vakoc lab – PI, PhD students, Postdocs

Chris Vakoc

Principal Investigator

Professor

Aktan Alpsoy

Postdoc

Patrick Cunniff

PhD student

Connor Fitzpatrick

PhD student

Yuan Gao

Postdoc

Yuhan Huang

Postdoc

Vahag Kechejian

PhD student

Olaf Klingbeil

Postdoc

Cristian Lopez-Cleary

PhD student

Diogo Maia-Silva

PhD student

Sofya Polyanskaya

PhD student

Damianos Skopelitis

Research Investigator

Martyna Sroka

PhD student

Xiaoli Wu

PhD student

Toyoki Yoshimoto

Postdoc

Vakoc lab – Administration & Support Staff

Joseph Milazzo

Lab Manager

Lindsay Monaco

Scientific Administrator

Genetic Screening Core

Kenneth Chang

Research Associate Professor and
Head of the Functional Genomics Core

Osama El Demerdash

Functional Genomics Core
Bioinformatics

Kaarina Hanington

Functional Genomics Core
Research Technician

Vakoc lab alumni

Eric Wang (research technician from 2008-2015) -> PhD student at NYU

Jessica Minder (research technician from 2013-2015) -> PhD student at NYU

Anand Bhagwat (MD/PhD student from 2012-2016)- > pediatrics residents at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Junwei Shi (PhD student from 2010-2016) -> Assistant Professor at University of Pennsylvania

Anja Hohmann (PhD student from 2012-2016) ->Senior Scientist at KSQ Therapeutics

Chen Shen (PhD student from 2012-2016) -> Senior Scientist at Pfizer

Yali Xu (PhD student from 2013-2018) -> Investigator at Novartis

Shinpei Kawaoka (postdoc from 2012-2013) -> Associate Professor at Kyoto University, Japan

Jae-Seek Roe (postdoc from 2012-2018) -> Assistant Professor at Yonsei University

Yusuke Tarumoto (postdoc from 2015-2019) -> Assistant Professor at Kyoto University, Japan

Tim Somerville (postdoc 2015-2019) -> Investigator II at Novartis

Lukas Benjamin (research technician 2018-2019) -> technician at Regeneron

Bin Lu (postdoc 2015-2020) -> Research Associate at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Yiliang Wei (postdoc 2016-2020) -> Scientist II at Syros Pharmaceuticals

Stella Hur (postdoc 2017-2021) ->

Zhaolin Yang (postdoc 2016-2021) ->