Our Team:


DarrellDarrell Kotton, MD
David C. Seldin Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Regenerative Medicine

dkotton at bu.edu

Darrell’s 2017 CV: click here

Konstantinos Alysandratos, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine


kalysa at bu.edu

jeanJyh-Chang Jean, PhD
Research Assistant Professor of Medicine




Laboratory Staff


Olivia Hix
Laboratory Technician and Manager

Education: Wellesley College, B.A. in Biological Sciences and Japanese Language & Culture

ohix at bu.edu






Chantelle Simone-Roach

Laboratory Technician

Education: New York University, B.S. in Biomolecular Science

casimone at bu.edu


Post-Doctoral Fellows

79865BFB-3C07-4565-8E84-5FCE788D1D80[4] Michael Herriges, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow


Education: PhD: University of Pennsylania
Research Interests:
 Regulation of lung progenitor fates during development and after lung epithelial injuries

herriges at bu.edu

Ruobing Wang, MD
Jessie Huang, PhD
Post-Doctoral Associate


Education: PhD: Johns Hopkins University
BSE: University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests: Signaling mechanisms regulating self-renewal and differentiation of alveolar type II cells

hjess at bu.edu

Sheng Si, M.D.

Pulmonary Fellow

Education: Residency, Washington University in Saint Louis

New York University School of Medicine, M.D.

Harvard University, B.A. in Neurobiology

Research Interests: Profiling and phenotyping Muc5B expression in iPSC derived lung epithelium

Sheng.Si at bmc.org

Andrea Alber, PhD

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education: PhD, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Research Interests: In vitro differentiation of iPSCs towards the lung mesenchymal lineage to study lung mesenchyme development and disease

aalber at bu.edu


Graduate Students

Yuliang_Leon_Sun[2] Leon Sun
MD/PhD Student, Program in Molecular Medicine


Education: University of Wisconsin Madison- BS Biochemistry
Research Interests: 
Function and dysfunction of the lamellar body protein, ABCA3, in lung development and disease.

ysun35 at bu.edu

Claire Burgess
PhD Student, Program in Biomedical Sciences
Education: The University of the South – BS in Biology and Mathematics
Research Interests: Understanding the Mechanisms that regulate alveolar epithelial type I cell differentiation using pluripotent stem cells
claireb at bu.edu
Martin Ma
MD/PhD student, Program in Molecular and Translational Medicine
Education: Tufts University, B.S. in Biochemistry
Research Interests: Engraftment of lung stem cells in injury and disease models
liangma at bu.edu
Marally Vedaie

Masters student, Program in Medical Science

mvedaie at bu.edu


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