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

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: RNA replicon-mediated immunotherapy against cancer and HIV

Brittany L. Hartwell

Brittany L. Hartwell

Postdoctoral Associate
bhartwel@mit.edu
Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of Kansas, 2016
B.S., Chemical and Biological Engineering, Iowa State University, 2011
Project title: Developing lymph node-targeting amphiphile vaccines for mucosal immune protection against HIV

Chensu Wang

Chensu Wang

Postdoctoral Associate
chensu@mit.edu
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2017
B. Eng., Biomedical Engineering, Southeast University, China, 2011

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

Eric Dane

Eric Dane

Postdoctoral Fellow
edane@mit.edu
PhD, Chemistry, MIT, 2010
B.S., Chemistry, Michigan State University, 2001
Project title: T-cell targeting and monitoring for cancer immunotherapy

Jake Martin

Jacob T. Martin

Postdoctoral Associate
jtmartin@mit.edu
PhD, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2014
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2008
Project title: Directing HIV antigen trafficking with immune complexes for vaccine development

Jason Y. H. Chang

Jason Y. H. Chang

Postdoctoral Associate
jyhchang@mit.edu
Ph.D., Bioengineering, Imperial College London, U.K., 2016
M.Sc., Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London, U.K., 2010
M.Eng., Product Design Engineering, Loughborough University, U.K, 2009
Project title: Targeted delivery of immunostimulatory molecules to promote germinal center seeding and expansion

Leyuan Ma

Leyuan Ma

Postdoctoral Associate
leyuanma@mit.edu
Ph.D., Biomedical sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2016
B.S., Biology, Shandong Normal University, China, 2008
Project title: Developing novel cancer immunotherapies using a combination of genetic and chemical approaches

Murillo Silva

Murillo Silva

Postdoctoral Associate
murillo@mit.edu
Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, 2017
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, 2012

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

Sudha Kumari

Sudha Kumari

Postdoctoral Fellow
kumars04@mit.edu
PhD, Cell Biology, National Center for Biological Sciences (TIFR)
B.S. Life sciences, JNU, 2003

Yingzhong Li

Yingzhong Li

Postdoctoral Associate
lyzmit@mit.edu
Ph.D. Biotechnology, Peking University, Beijing, China, 2010
Project title: Engineering the tumor microenvironment for cancer immunotherapy