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

PhD, Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto

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

Timothy Kassis

BEng, Electronic and Communications Engineering, University of Nottingham
MS, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech
PhD, Bioengineering, Georgia Tech

Platform Development and Pancreatic MPS Model Development

tkassis@mit.edu

 


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

 

 

 


Matt LaBarge

Technical Assistant

BS, Animal Biology, minor in Psychology, Northeastern University

labargem@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

BS, Bioengineering, Lehigh University
MS, Materials Science & Engineering, 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