LAB MEMBERS

Gehring Lab, December 2019

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Lindsey, Elizabeth, Becky, Bev, Mary, Alex, Xiao-yu, Ben, Junsik, Satyaki

Principal Investigator

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Mary Gehring
Member, Whitehead Institute
Associate Professor of Biology, MIT
B.A., Biology, Williams College
Ph.D., Plant Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Scientific Staff

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Lindsey Bechen
Technical Assistant
B.A., Biology, Amherst College

Graduate Students

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Deborah Pohlmann
B.S., Biology, University of Richmond
MIT Biology

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Elizabeth Hemenway
B.S., Biology, University of Missouri-Kansas City
MIT Biology

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Alex Tang
B.S., Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, UCLA
MIT Biology

Postdoctoral Associates

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Satyaki P.R.V.
B.Sc., Biochemistry and Chemistry, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
M.S., Biology, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Cornell University.

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Rebecca Povilus
B.S., Plant Biology and Earth Sciences, University of Michigan
Ph.D., Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

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Junsik Choi
B.S. amd M.S., Applied Life Chemistry, Seoul National University
Ph.D., Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University

Lab Alumni

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Colette Picard
PhD Student, MIT Computational and Systems Biology, 2013-2018
Current: Postdoctoral Associate, Jacobsen Lab, UCLA

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Robert Erdmann
PhD Student, MIT Biology, 2011-2016
Current: Director of Campus Learning Data and Technology, University of Minneosta Rochester

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Ben Williams
Postdoctoral Associate, 2013-2020
Current: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Plant & Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley

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Xiao-yu Zheng
Postdoctoral Associate, 2017-2020
Current: Senior Bionformatic Scientist

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Maja Klosinska
Postdoctoral Associate, 2011-2017
Current: Assistant Professor of Biology, Millersville University

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Daniela Pignatta
Research Scientist, 2014-2015
Postdoctoral Associate, 2011-2014
Current: Associate Director of Genomics, The Ocular Genomics Institute, Mass Eye & Ear

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Katherine Novitzky
Technician, March 2016-July 2018
Current: Epicypher, NC

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Morgan Moeglein
Technician, October 2010-July 2014
Current: Graduate Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University

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Johan Jaenisch
Technician, January 2013-July 2014
Current: Graduate Student, Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley

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Elias Scheer
Undergraduate Researcher, Summer 2012
Technician, May 2013-June 2014
Current: Graduate Student, Rockefeller University

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Aurore Bochnakian
Visiting Master's Student, March-August 2015
Current: PhD Student, Institut Curie, France

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Pratheek H. Pandesha
Khorana Scholar, Summer 2019
Current: Master's Student, Indian Agricultural Research Institute

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Drew Cohen
Undergraduate Researcher, Summer 2019
Williams College, Class of 2020

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Joshua Derrick
Undergraduate, Course 6-7, MIT Class of 2020

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Gabriella Lopez Perez
MIT Summer Research Program, 2018
B.S., Biology, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
Current: MIT Biology Graduate Program, Entering Class of 2020

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Eleanor Wintersteen
Undergraduate, Course 7, MIT Class of 2019
2017-2018

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Brianna Valenti
Research Intern, July-August 2015
Current: Biology Teacher, Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School, Hamilton, MA

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Soun Heang Lee
Undergraduate Researcher, MIT Summer Research Program, June-August 2015
Current: Graduate Student, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Harvard University

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Veronica Echevarria
Undergraduate Researcher, MIT-Amgen UROP Scholar, June-August 2015