Postdocs

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Aereas Aung

Aereas Aung

Postdoctoral Associate
aeaung@mit.edu
Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of California San Diego, 2016
B.S., Bioengineering (Biotechnology), University of California San Diego, 2010
Project title: Perfused lymph node micro-reactor system to investigate immune responses

Asheley Chapman

Asheley (Poole) Chapman

Postdoctoral Associate
asheley@mit.edu
Ph.D., Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021
B.A., Religious Studies, Agnes Scott College, 2006
Project title: Targeted chemo-conjugate deletion of nonproductive GC B cells in HIV immunization

B.J. (Byungji) Kim

B.J. (Byungji) Kim

Postdoctoral Associate
bj_kim@mit.edu
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of California San Diego, 2019
M.S., Bio and Brain Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), 2014
B.S.E., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, 2011
Project title: Lipid nanoparticles for RNA replicon-mediated immunotherapy against cancer and HIV

Coralie Backlund

Coralie Backlund

Postdoctoral Associate
backlund@mit.edu
Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2018
B.S., Bioengineering, Oregon State University, 2012
Project Title: Peptide mediated delivery for therapeutic cancer vaccines

Kaiyuan Ni

Kaiyuan Ni

Postdoctoral Associate
kaiyuann@mit.edu
Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Chicago, 2020
B.S., Chemistry, Xiamen University, 2015
Project title: Rational design of alum-based vaccine adjuvant

Laura Maiorino

Laura Maiorino

Postdoctoral Fellow
lmaiorin@mit.edu
Ph.D., Biological Sciences, Watson School of Biological Sciences, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 2019
M.Sc., Medical, Molecular and Cellular Biotechnology, San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy, 2011
B.Sc., Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy, 2009

OzgunK

Ozgun Kocabiyik

Postdoctoral Associate
ozgunk@mit.edu
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, 2019
M.Sc., Materials Science and Engineering, EPFL, Switzerland, 2013
B.Sc., Materials Science and Engineering, Sabanci University,Istanbul,Turkey, 2011

Murillo Silva

Parisa Yousefpour

Postdoctoral Associate
pyousef@mit.edu
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, 2018
Integrated BS/MS: Biotechnology, University of Tehran, Iran, 2010

Aereas Aung

Sasan Jalili Firoozinezhad

Postdoctoral Associate
sjalili@mit.edu
Ph.D., Bioengineering, Harvard Medical School (Boston)/University of Lisbon (Portugal), 2019
M.Sc., Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran, 2012
B.Sc., Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran, 2010
Project title: Developing microneedle patches for immune monitoring in infectious and autoimmune diseases