Team

PROGRAM DIRECTOR:

LindaGriffithHeadShot-copyLinda G. Griffith, PhD

MIT Professor of Biological Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

Website: lgglab.mit.edu

lgg@mit.edu

 



CORE INVESTIGATORS:

Dave Trumper, PhD

MIT Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Actuation, Precision Machining

Website: https://pmc.mit.edu/

trumper@mit.edu


Douglas Lauffenburger, PhD

MIT Ford Professor of Biologicial Engineering and Biology, and Head, Department of Biological Engineering

immunology, systems biology, chronic inflammation

Website: http://web.mit.edu/dallab/

lauffen@mit.edu


Murat Cirit, PhD

Director of Systems Pharmacology

drug metabolism & pharmacokinetics, toxicology, PBPK modeling, in vitro in vivo translation

mcirit@mit.edu

 

 


Pete Wishnok, PhD

Senior Research Scientist, Department of Biological Engineering

toxicology, metabolism, -omics

wishnok@mit.edu

 

 


Rebecca Carrier, PhD

Associate Professor & Associate Chair of Research, Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University

biomaterials, drug delivery, microbiome

Website: http://www1.coe.neu.edu/~rebecca/

r.carrier@neu.edu

 


David Hughes, PhD

Chief Technology Officer, CNBio Innovations
translational liver engineering, translational perfused metabolic systems engineering

Website: http://www.cn-bio.com/

 

 


Steven Tannenbaum, PhD

MIT Underwood-Prescott Professor of Toxicology and Chemistry

toxicology, metabolism, -omics

Website: http://web.mit.edu/srtlab/

srt@mit.edu


Cynthia L. Stokes, PhDStokes, Cindy

Systems Pharmacology Consultant, Stokes Consulting

systems pharmacology, mathematical modeling of biology

stokes@cindystokes.com


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POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATES AND FELLOWS:

Kelly Chen, PhD

Microphysiological Intestinal Models, Investigation of intercellular/intertissue communication

wlk_chen@mit.edu

 

 


Collin Edington, PhD

BS, Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

BS, Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

PhD, Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh

Platform Development and CNS MPS Model Development

cedingto@mit.edu


Victor Hernandez-Gordillo, PhD

BS, Biotechnology, Universidad Autonoma de Chiapas, Mexico

MS, Plant Pathology/Bacterial Genetics, Oklahoma State University

PhD, Biological Science/Chemical Biology, Purdue University

Developing of Enhanced Microphysiological Intestinal Models

vhernand@mit.edu


Timothy Kassis, PhDTimothy

BEng, Electronic and Communications Engineering, University of Nottingham

MS, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech

PhD, Bioengineering, Georgia Tech

tkassis@mit.edu

Platform Development and Pancreatic MPS Model Development

 


Christian MaassChristian

BS, Physics, Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany
MS, Physics and Engineering in Medicine, University College London, UK
PhD, Medical Physics/Clinical Oncology, Ruprecht-Karls Universität, Heidelberg, Germany

Translational Systems Pharmacology

cmaass@mit.edu


Nikolaos TsamandourasNikolaos

BS, Pharmacy, Ethnikon kai Kapodistriakon Panepistimion Athinon, Greece
MS, Clinical Pharmacology, University of Glasgow, UK
PhD, Pharmacometrics, Modelling and Simulation, University of Manchester

Translational Systems Pharmacology

ntsaman@mit.edu



GRADUATE STUDENTS:

Christi Cook

BS, Biochemistry, Indiana University

Engineering Physiological Microenvironments to Study Endometrial Epithelial and Stromal Crosstalk in Endometriosis

cdcook@mit.edu

 


 

Luis Soenksen

BS, Biomedical Engineering, Monterrey Institute of Technology

MS&E, Bioengineering Innovation and Design, Johns Hopkins

Platform Development

soenksen@mit.edu


Bhushan, Brij

Brij Bhushan

BTech, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras

Platform Development

brij@mit.edu



TECHNICAL RESEARCH STAFF:

Hsinhwa Lee

Lab Manager

hsinhwa@mit.edu

 

 

 


Linda Stockdale

Technical Associate / NIH Program Manager

BA, Psychology, U New Hampshire

BA, Biology, Rhode Island College

MA, Teaching Physics/Chemistry, Rhode Island College

Coursework for MS, Clinical Lab Science (Biotech), U. Rhode Island

lstock@mit.edu


Jason Velazquez

Technical Assistant

BS, Biochemistry, Case Western Reserve University

code_jv@mit.edu


Emily SuterSuter, Emily_2

Technical Assistant

BS, Biological Engineering, minor in Mechanical Engineering, MIT

emsuter@mit.edu

 



Iris Lee

Technical Assistant
BS, Chemical Biology, University of California, Berkeley

irislee@mit.edu

 

 

 


Michael ShockleyMichael Shockley

Technical Assistant
BS, Bioengineering, Lehigh University
MS, Bioengineering, Temple University

shockley@mit.edu

 

 


Vann, NicholasNicholas Vann

Technical Assistant

BS, Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia

nvann@mit.edu

 

 


Monica (Zhe) ZhongMonica

Technical Assistant
BS, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Boston University

monicazz@mit.edu

 

 

 


Julia PappsJuliaP

Technical Assistant
BA, Neuroscience, Smith College

jpapps@mit.edu

 

 

 



Administrative Staff:

Catherine Communalcatherine

Scientific Program Manager

PhD, Biology, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble I, France

PMP, Project Management Institute

ccommuna@mit.edu

 


Emily Geishecker

Project Manager, Systems Integration

MS, Materials Science & Engineering, Lehigh University

BS, Bioengineering, Lehigh University

egeish@mit.edu

 


Pam Fradkin

Financial / Administrative Assistant

fradkin@mit.edu

 

 

 


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Lindsay C. King

Administrative Assistant

BS, Health Sciences, University of Southern Maine

lindsayk@mit.edu