People

Kirchhausen Group 2023

Principal Investigator

TK

Tomas Kirchhausen

Principal Investigator
Springer Family Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Cell Biology
Harvard Medical School
Senior Investigator
Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Boston Children’s Hospital

Staff

Nicholas Chow

Nicholas Chow, B.S.

Research Assistant
Warren Alpert Building, Room 140
617.713.8684
Nicholas.Chow [at] childrens.harvard.edu
Benjamin Gallusser

Benjamin Gallusser

Graduate Student
benjamin.gallusser [at] protonmail.com
Eric Marino photo

Eric Marino

Imaging Specialist
Warren Alpert Building, Room 138
617.713.3885
Eric.Marino [at] childrens.harvard.edu
Iris Rapoport

Iris Rapoport, Ph.D.

Research Associate
Warren Alpert Building, Room 140
617.713.8892
iris_rapoport [at] hms.harvard.edu
Elliott Somerville Photo

Elliott Somerville

Lead Research Technologist
Warren Alpert Building, Room 138
Elliott.Somerville [at] childrens.harvard.edu
Patrick Stock

Patrick Stock, M.S.

Research Technician
Warren Alpert Building, Room 133D
Patrick.Stock [at] childrens.harvard.edu
Catherine Swan

Catherine Swan

Administrative Assistant
Warren Alpert Building, Room 133A
617.713.8889
Catherine.Swan [at] childrens.harvard.edu

Postdoctoral Fellows

Ricardo Bango Da Cunha Correia

Ricardo Bango Da Cunha Correia, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Warren Alpert Building, Room 140
617.713.8684
Ricardo.BangoDaCunhaCorreia [at] childrens.harvard.edu
Jose Inacio Da Costa Filho

Jose Inacio Da Costa Filho

Postdoctoral Fellow
Warren Alpert Building, Room 138
617.713.8684
JoseInacio.daCostaFilho [at] childrens.harvard.edu
Alex Kreutzberger

Alex Kreutzberger

Instructor in Pediatrics
Warren Alpert Building, Room 138
617.713.8684
Alex.Kreutzberger [at] childrens.harvard.edu
Anand Saminathan

Anand Saminathan, Ph.D., , M.S.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Warren Alpert Building, Room 140
617.713.8684
Anand.Saminathan [at] childrens.harvard.edu
Anwesha Sanyal

Anwesha Sanyal, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Warren Alpert Building, Room 138
617.713.8684
Anwesha.Sanyal [at] childrens.harvard.edu
Gustavo Scanavachi Moreira Campos

Gustavo Scanavachi Moreira Campos, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Warren Alpert Building, Room 138
617.713.8894
Gustavo.ScanavachiMoreiraCampos [at] childrens.harvard.edu
Ewa Sitarska

Ewa Sitarska, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Warren Alpert Building, Room 138
617.713.8684
sitarska [at] tklab.hms.harvard.edu

Students

Adrian Coscia Photo

Adrian Coscia, M.S., , B.S.

Graduate Student
Warren Alpert Building, Room 138
617.713.8684
Adrian.Coscia [at] childrens.harvard.edu
Liam Thievery

Liam Theveny, M.S.

Graduate Student
Warren Alpert Building, Room 138
theveny [at] crystal.harvard.edu
Bryan Zuniga

Bryan Zuniga, B.S.

Graduate Student
Warren Alpert Building, Room 138
Bryan_zuniga [at] g.harvard.edu

Visiting Scholars

Nikos Hatzakis

Nikos Hatzakis, Ph.D.

Visiting Professor
Warren Alpert Building, Room 133D
hatzakis [at] nano.ku.dk
Jacob Kaestel-Hansen

Jacob Kaestel-Hansen

Graduate Student
Warren Alpert Building, Room 138
Jacob.Kaestel-Hansen [at] childrens.harvard.edu

Recent Alumni

Athul Nair Photo

Athul Nair

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(Undergraduate Student)
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Student, University of Texas

Daanyal Saeed

Daanyal Saeed

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Akhil Nair

Akhil Nair

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(Undergraduate Student)
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Student, Vanderbilt University

Sander Cosica

Sander Coscia

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(Undergraduate Student)
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Current WPI Student

Giuseppe Di Caprio

Giuseppe Di Caprio, Ph.D.

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(Instructor in Pediatrics)
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Associate Professor (senior lecturer), Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

Zhenyu Li

Zhenyu Li, M.S.

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(Graduate Student)
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HMS Virology G1 Program

Philip Mark Lund

Philip Mark Lund

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(Graduate Student)
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Ph.D. student

Department of Health Technology, Technical University of Denmark

Catherine Doyle photo

Catherine Doyle, M.S., , B.S.

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(Graduate Student)
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University of Virginia

Tegy Vadakkan Picture

Tegy Vadakkan, Ph.D.

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(Research Associate)
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Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

George Ohashi

George Ohashi, B.S.

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(Research Assistant)
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Neural Magic, Somerville MA

Jesse Pyle

Jesse Pyle, M.S.

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(Graduate Student)
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Postdoctoral Fellow, Sabeti Lab, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

David Hoytema van Konijnenburg

David Hoytema van Konijnenburg

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(Postdoctoral Fellow)
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Clinical Fellow, Allergy and Immunology, Boston Children's Hospital

Mootaz Salman

Mootaz Salman

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(Postdoctoral Fellow)
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Research Lecturer, University of Oxford, UK

Yamuna Krishnan

Yamuna Krishnan, Ph.D.

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(Visiting Professor)
Present Position:

Professor at the Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago

Rasmus Herlo

Rasmus Herlo, Ph.D.

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(Postdoctoral Fellow)
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Post-doctoral researcher at the NeuroTechnology Center at Columbia University in New York

Ilja Kuesters

Ilja Küsters

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(Postdoctoral Fellow)
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Principal Scientist, Generate Biomedicines, Cambridge USA

Jadze Narag

Jadze (JP) Narag, M.S.

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(Graduate Student)
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Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Henrik Pinholt

Henrik Pinholt, B.S.

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(Graduate Student)
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University of Copenhagen

Johannes Thomsen

Johannes Thomsen, M.S.

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(Graduate Student)
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Ph.D Student, University of Copenhagen

Monica Dayam

Monica Dayam

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(Postdoctoral Fellow)
Present Position:

Research associate, Cellular/Molecular Biologist. Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health, Toronto Canada

Mihir Sahasrabudhe

Mihir Sahasrabudhe, M.S.

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(Graduate Student)
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Doctoral student Universite Paris-Saclay, France

Song Dang

Song Dang, M.S.

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(Research Assistant)
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Research Assistant, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Kangmin He

Kangmin He

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(Instructor in Pediatrics)
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Principle Investigator, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Giovanni de Nola

Giovanni de Nola, Ph.D.

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(Postdoctoral Fellow)
Present Position:

Research Associate in Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School.

Teresa Rodrigues

Teresa Rodrigues, M.S.

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(Graduate Student)
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Ph.D Student at University of Coimbra, Portugal

Srigokul Upadhyayula, Ph.D.

Srigokul Upadhyayula

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(Assistant Professor)
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Assistant Professor and Scientific Director, Advanced Bioimaging Center at University of California, Berkeley

Max Paget

Max Paget, B.S.

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(Graduate Student)
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HMS Student

Mithun Pasham

Mithun Pasham, M.S.

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(Research Laboratory Supervisor)
Present Position:

Field Application Specialist at Celsee, Inc., Boston, MA

Ronan Hunt Picture

Ronan Hunt, B.S.

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(Research Assistant)
Present Position:

Scientist 2, Codiak Biosciences, Cambridge, MA

Minghe Ma

Minghe Ma, M.S.

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(Research Associate)
Present Position:

Research Technologist, Carroll Lab, PCMM, Boston Children's Hospital