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"He isn't a real boss until he has trained subordinates to shoulder most of his responsibilities." - William Feather


Robert B. Colvin, M.D., Endowed Chair in Pathology

Desmond and Ann Heathwood MGH Research Scholar

Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School


Massachusetts General Hospital

Molecular Pathology Unit
Center for Computational and Integrative Biology
Center for Cancer Research


149 13th Street, 6th floor
Charlestown, MA 02129





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"teamwork makes the team work!" 

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Stacy Francis

Role: Lab Manager

favorite hobby: 

troubleshooting i.t. problems

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ligi paul, phd

Role: Staff scientist

graduate institution:

the ohio state university

currently reading:

"inside the mind of reviewer #3"


"No, you have to take that off. I can't be quoted as saying that."

- Keith Joung

Giulia oliva, Phd

Graduate Institution:

Pasteur institutE/sorbonne university


Research Interest: gene editor delivery

dad joke:

I am afraid of big insects, especially gi-ANTs


esther tak, phd

graduate institution:

University of Southern California

Research Interest: 

Epigenome Editing

dead-lift grip:


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medical school:

University of Heidelberg

Research Interest:

Depends on the day

Chess opening:

Scholar’s mate

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graduate institution:

Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics

Research Interest: 

high throughput PCR (Pipette, Cry, Repeat)

Favorite Activity:

Almost 3 chin-ups


SeHee PARK, phd

graduate institution: University of california davis


Tasos Gogakos, MD, phd

graduate institution/medical school: Weill cornell medicine, rockefller university, memorial sloan kettering cancer center

favorite quote: i used to do (science). i still do, but i used to, too

Tianduo wang, phd

graduate institution: Western university

research interests: delivery, delivery, delivery.......and some Synbio

go-to move: euro-step


"whistle while you work"

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Ravi bajpai

alma mater:

tufts university

Research Interest: 

coming up with fun ways to use Cas9

current objective: survive



eliza jane holtz

alma mater:

umass amherst


Research Interest: 

teeny genome editors

least favorite lab rule: no crocs allowed :(



ivy (thuy) nguyen

alma mater:

bates college


Research Interest: 

epigenome editing


Keagan hesse

alma mater:

dickinson college

Research Interest: epigenetics and  cancer genomics

Thoughts on the Ticonderoga #2 pencil, The World's Best Pencil®: It's alright


cristina dabaco

alma mater:

cornell university


Research Interest: Gene editing and RNA biology

Ask me about: roller skiing (and the injuries that come along with it)



"You know I went to school in Boston. Well, not in Boston, but nearby." - Toofer Spurlock

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hana kiros


Harvard college

Research Interest:

Off-targets, Gene Drives, & The Human Condition



joung lab alumni

"You don't get old, you just become a classic."

  • Kendell celement, postdoc

  • david ma, undergraduate student

  • Sofia ottonellovisiting graduate student

  • regan szalay, tech

  • chris woodilla, tech

  • justine shih, tech

  • peter cabeceiras, graduate student

  • julian grunewald, postdoc

  • jonathan hsu, graduate student

  • Nafiz hamid, post doc

  • Ibrahim cagri kurt, graduate student

  • pat exconde, tech

  • daniel kim, tech

  • Hyunho Lee, tech

  • Bret Miller, tech

  • Hayley Schultz, tech

  • hina shah, tech

  • lukas M langner, visiting medical student

  • sowmya Iyer, bioinformatician

  • Ronghao Zhou, Tech

  • Nick Perry, Tech

  • Rebecca Cottman, Graduate Student

  • James Angstman, Graduate Student

  • Jay Jun, Tech

  • Joy Horng, Tech

  • Sara Garcia, Bioinformatician

  • Maggie Bobbin, PostDoc

  • Russell Walton, Tech

  • Alex Sousa, Tech

  • Kanae Sasaki, Tech

  • Jimmy Guo, Tech

  • Oliver Cervantes, Tech

  • Benjamin Kleinstiver, Instructor

  • Stephanie Yeh, Undergraduate Student

  • Jackson Allen, Undergraduate Student

  • Jason Gehrke, Graduate Student

  • Jose Malagon Lopez, Postdoc

  • Shengdar Q. Tsai, Instructor

  • Ved Topkar, Undergraduate

  • Michelle Prew, Tech

  • Moira Welch, Tech

  • Nhu Nguyen, Tech

  • Samantha J Linder, Tech

  • Cyd Khayter, Tech

  • Nicolas Wyvekens, Visiting Medical Student

  • Vincent Martin Cascio, Tech

  • Jennifer Foden, Tech

  • Mathew Goodwin, Lab Manager

  • Morgan Maeder, Graduate Student

  • Jeffry Sander, Postdoc

  • Deepak Reyon, Postdoc

  • Cherie Ramirez, Graduate Student

  • Joshua Davis, Undergraduate Summer Student

  • Maureen Regan, Tech

  • Elizabeth Dahlborg, Tech

  • Stacey Thibodeau Beganny, Laboratory Manager and Senior Research Technologist

  • Sandra Fay-Richard, Lab Manager

  • Jessica Hurt, Tech

  • Andrew Hirsh, Postdoc

  • Rui Fang, Postdoc

  • Astrid Giesecke, Graduate Student

  • Edouard Kengni, Volunteer Scientist

  • Carl Göbel, Undergraduate Summer Student

  • Nicholas Bonnaig, Undergraduate Summer Student

  • Sandra Ahn, Undergraduate Summer Student

  • Tao Jiang, Postdoc

  • Magdalena Eichtinger, Postdoc

  • Megan McSweeney, Tech

  • Jonathan Foley, Tech

  • Long Le, MGH Clinical Pathology Resident

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