Pathology Graduate Students

Marcela Alvia                           

marcelaa@bu.edu

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1st Year Masters Candidate

Amanda Araujo                      

amaraujo@bu.edu

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1st Year Masters Candidate

 

Denise Bloom   

dbthomps@bu.edu

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1st Year Masters Candidate

 

 

Julia Breda Camessola             

jcbreda@bu.edu

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1st Year Masters Candidate

 

 

Kyle de la Cena             

kdelacen@bu.edu

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1st Year Masters Candidate

 

 

Thang Hoang                            

TBD

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1st Year Masters Candidate

 

 

Kunlin Huang                     

klhuang@bu.edu

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1st Year Masters Candidate

 

 

Claire Marcus                   

cmarcus1@bu.edu

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1st Year Masters Candidate

 

Grace Marden                         

gemarden@bu.edu

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1st Year Masters Candidate

 

Linzi Sun

linzi@bu.edu

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1st Year Master Candidate

 

Ekow Ambaah               

eambaah@bu.edu
Daniel Remick Lab                

2nd Year   Masters Candidate

Razie Amraei   Razie Amraei
ramraei@bu.edu
Nader Rahimi Lab

2nd Year   Masters Candidate

Ellie Bruns Ellie Bruns
Brunse@bu.edu
Blusztajn Lab 

2nd Year   Masters Candidate

 

Nicole Derosia  Nicole Derosia
nderosia@bu.edu
Susan Winandy Lab 

2nd Year  Masters Candidate

 

                                  

                                         Catherine King                        

cgking@bu.edu
(Undecided)

2nd Year   Masters Candidate

Sarah Langlois  Sarah Langlois

slang@bu.edu
Liz Duffy/BARC 

2nd Year    Masters Candidate

 

 

Zachary Stewart

Zachary Stewart  
zstewart@bu.edu


(Undecided) 

2nd Year   Masters Candidate

Joseph Tashjian  cell5
jytash@bu.edu
Belghasem Lab

 

2nd Year   Masters Candidate

 

Yibing “Michelle” Wei Michelle Wei
ybwei@bu.edu
Daniel Remick Lab 

2nd Year    Masters Candidate

 

Rawan TahboubRawan pic
rtahboub@bu.edu 
Nader Rahimi Lab               

Graduated May 2018; Rawan’s thesis was “The mechanism of IGPR-1 activation in endothelial cells”

 

Subha SinghSubhaSingh
 ssingh1@bu.edu

Deborah Anderson Lab

Graduated May 2018; Subha’s thesis was “EXPOSURE OF 3D ORGANOTYPIC VAGINAL TISSUES TO SEMEN INDUCES EXPRESSION OF THE CHEMOKINE MCP-1, BUT DOES NOT ALTER TISSUE INTEGRITY”

Subha is currently Working in industry at  OPKO Diagnostics as a Research Associate

 

Ahmad Al MoujahedAhmad
ahmad1@bu.edu
Dr. Demetrious Vavvas (MGH)Defended on June 5th, 2018; Ahmad’s thesis was “The Role of Cytosolic Accumulation of Nuclear DNA in Retinal Pigment Epithelium Dysfunction and Age-related Macular Degeneration”                        

Greg HallGregHallPic3
grhall@bu.edu
Kurosawa Lab
Defended July 24th, 2018; Greg’s thesis was Dextran sulfate sodium colitis facilitates murine colonization by Shiga toxin-producing E. coli:  A novel model for the study of Shiga toxicosis”
Keith KellerKeithKeller.FullSizeRender
khkeller@bu.edu 
Joel Henderson Lab
Graduated May 2017; Keith’s thesis was “The Effects of Mechanical Strain on Adhesion in Myh9-ablated Podocytes”
Keith is gainfully employed at Brigham & Womens Hospital in Boston
Maya Kimmaya kim3
mayakim@bu.edu
Bachschmid Lab
Graduated December 2017Maya is currently working as a Pharmacy Tech and applying to Pharmacy School
Denis KyabagguDenis S Kyabaggu
kyabaggu@bu.edu
Rahm Gummuluru Lab
Graduated May 2017; Denis’s thesis was“HIV-TB Coinfection: Exploring HIV-2 Restriction in Macrophages by Interferon-Induced Effectors GBP5 and SP110”Denis, a Fogherty Scholar, returned to his home in Uganda to pursue a PhD Degree
 

Carolina Lyon de Ana
clyon23@bu.edu CarolinaLyondeAna..IMG_9601
Susan Winandy Lab
Graduated May 2017; her thesis was “Evaluation of a conditional knockout of Ikaros in peripheral T-cell differentiation into helper T-cell subsets”

Carolina entered BU’s PiBS PhD Program in September 2017 and is currently doing her research in Jay Mizgerd’s Lab

Morgan ThompsonMorgan Thompson
mpt@bu.edu
Kurosawa Lab
Graduated May 2017
Morgan is employed at Boston Medical Center working on several research projects
Max Vaickus
mvaickus@bu.edu Max.Vaickus.IMG_0847
Daniel Remick Lab
Graduated May 2017; his thesis was MICROARRAY ANALYSIS OF MOUSE LUNG EXAMINING THE AUGMENTED PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA CLEARANCE FOLLOWING MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY”Max was at Boston Medical Center working on several research projects, however he recently left to attend Boston University Medical School

Stephanie AdamsAdams.Stephanie

ladams@bu.edu

Ivana Delalle Lab

Stephanie Defended her thesis  “NEURONAL PHENOTYPES IN HUMAN HIPPOCAMPUS AND NEOCORTEX IN LATE-ONSET ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: PROTEIN EXPRESSION OF NOVEL GENES IMPLICATED IN PATHOGENESIS” on May 1, 2017. Stephanie has returned to OD School

 

Lois Bayigga, MABayigga2.lois bayigga
Deborah Anderson Lab
Graduated, May 2016: Lois returned to Uganda to pursue a PhD Program. In August Lois awarded the MUII Wellcome Trust Scholarship. The program is Makerere University, Uganda’s Infection and Immunity program (MUII). It is funded by Wellcome Trust of the U.K. and offers a 3 year PhD scholarship which is affiliated with BUSM
Evan Catudal, MACatudal.Evan.20140902_213924
Kurosawa Lab
Graduated, May 2016: Evan’s theis was “Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) Alters Pneumonia-Induced Coagulopathy in Mice”.
Evan completed his Master of Science in Criminal Investigation; currently conducting research at BUSM in the Amyloidosis Center towards a M.S. in Clinical Investigation here at BUSM
Junbo ChenCHen.Junbo2014.DSCF8451
Joel Henderson Lab
Graduated May 2018; Junbo’s thesis was “”Fine granular deposition of clonal immunoreactivity on podocyte cell bodies: A primary podocytopathy marker and potential clue to disease mechanism”
Junbo is working as a medical specialist technologist here in BMC Pathology Department that back up Hui Chen to process kidney biopsies for Dr. Joel Henderson
Ruoyu Tian, MATian.Ruoyu
Herb Cohen Lab
Graduated, May 2016: Ruoyu moved on to the Georgia Institute of Technology into the PhD Biology Program
Bernard “BJ” VarianVarian2014.zebra3
Daniel Remick Lab
Graduated September 2016
Yuri KimKim.Yuri.2014.317562_10100714369020563_1484835124_n (2)
Lee Quinton Lab
6th Year PhD Student
Timothy NormanTim Norman Photo (2)
Alan Fine Lab
6th Year PhD Student
Terry Hsieh, PhDTerry[2013]
Daniel Remick Lab
Defended his thesis “Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Augments the Innate Immune Response Through Neurokinin and Cholinergic Signaling in May 2016; then Terry headed back to medical school.
Melody Lun, PhDMelody Lun_RC_2014
Maria Lehtinen (Children’s Hospital)
Defended her thesis Coordination of Cell Intrinsic and Extrinsic Signals in Development of the Mammalian Brain” in April 2016; then Melody headed back to medical school.
Elizabeth MosesEmoses_RC_2014
Avi Spira Lab
Liz Defended her thesis “Characterizing the Airway Epithelium following Chemical Exposure: Molecular Alterations and their Potential Utility in the Treatment of Lung Disease” on March 21, 2017. Liz is currently completing a Post-Doc in the Spira Lab
Nisma MujahidNismaMujahar.photo (16)
Dr. David Fisher (MGH)
Nisma Defended her thesis “The LKB1-SIK Pathway: Dysregulation in Melanomagenesis and Regulated Use in Skin Cancer Prevention” on May 1, 2017. Nisma has now returned to BU’s Medical School.
Mark Wojnarowiczmwojnarowicz
Lee Goldstein Lab
Defended March 14th, 2018; Marks’ thesis was “The relationship of brain and retina pathology in a novel mouse model of closed-head concussive impact injury”
Jess Allen RitterJess Allen_RC_2014
Caroline Genco Lab (BU/Tufts)
Jess Defended her Thesis “Induction of Human Macrophage Cell Deathby Neisseria gonorrhoeae” on March 10, 2017
Mostafa Belghasem, PhDmostafa
 Joel Henderson Lab
Defended his thesis “Pathological and Molecular Profiling in Hypertension-Induced Glomerular Injury” in July 2015; Dr. Belghasem is currently a Pathology Faculty Member at BUSM.
Caitlin MillerCaitlin Miller_RC_2014
Rahm Gummuluru Lab
Caitlin Defended her thesis “Role of viral protein R in infection of human dendritic cells by primate lentiviruses” on May 9, 2017
Jacquelyn (Sikora) Hansen, PhDSikora.Jacjuelyn.ASBMB10a (2)
Lawreen Connors Lab
Defended her thesis “Transthyretin gene regulation in wild-type transthyretin amyloidosis” on November 21st, 2016. She is currently seeking a postdoc position.
Jason Sutin, PhDSutin Jason_RC_2014
 Maria Franceshini Lab (MGH)
Defended his thesis “Development of a Novel Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy Platform for Neuromonitoring Cerebal Blood Flow and Oxygen Metabolism: From Novel Concepts and Devices to Preclinical Live Animal Studies” on September 12, 2016. Jason is currently employed at Childrens Hospital, Boston
Parul Agnihotri, PhDParul-Agnihotri
Susan Winandy Lab
Defended her thesis “The Role of Ikaros in Foxo1-Driven Gene Expression in CD4 T Cells” in April 2016; Parul
is currently seeking a postdoc position in academia or industry.
Nicole (Stauffer) Smith, PhDNicole-Stauffer
Jay Mizgerd Lab
Defended her thesis “Respiratory Infections with Pneumococci Establish Multi-pronged Heterotypic Protection Against Pneumonia” in April 2016; Nicole is currently seeking a postdoc position in academia or industry.
Martin Steinbuck, PhDmartin steinbuck cropped2
Susan Winandy Lab
Defended his thesis, “NOVEL T-CELL RECEPTOR MEDIATED MECHANISMS OF NOTCH ACTIVATION AND SIGNALINGin July 2016; Martin is a Scientist at Vedantra Pharmaceuticals, Inc, in Cambridge, MA.
Atsushi Ebata, PhDAebata
 Benjamin Wolozin Lab
Defended his thesis “Development of TDP-43 Granule Inhibitors as Potential Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis/Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration Therapies” in November 2015; Atsushi is currently seeking a postdoc position in academia or industry.