Graduate Program Student Publications and Alumni

Selected Student Publications 2018-2019

Ahmad, T.R., and R.A. Haeusler. 2019. Bile acids in glucose metabolism and insulin signalling - mechanisms and research needs. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 15:701-712.

Croce, K.R., and A. Yamamoto. 2019. A role for autophagy in Huntington's disease. Neurobiol Dis. 122:16-22.

Crowe, J.L., Z. Shao, X.S. Wang, P.C. Wei, W. Jiang, B.J. Lee, V.M. Estes, F.W. Alt, and S. Zha. 2018. Kinase-dependent structural role of DNA-PKcs during immunoglobulin class switch recombination. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 115:8615-8620.

Dieck, C.L., G. Tzoneva, F. Forouhar, Z. Carpenter, A. Ambesi-Impiombato, M. Sanchez-Martin, R. Kirschner-Schwabe, S. Lew, J. Seetharaman, L. Tong, and A.A. Ferrando. 2018. Structure and Mechanisms of NT5C2 Mutations Driving Thiopurine Resistance in Relapsed Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Cancer Cell. 34:136-147 e136.

Garretti, F., D. Agalliu, C.S. Lindestam Arlehamn, A. Sette, and D. Sulzer. 2019. Autoimmunity in Parkinson's Disease: The Role of alpha-Synuclein-Specific T Cells. Front Immunol. 10:303.

Jacko, M., S.M. Weyn-Vanhentenryck, J.W. Smerdon, R. Yan, H. Feng, D.J. Williams, J. Pai, K. Xu, H. Wichterle, and C. Zhang. 2018. Rbfox Splicing Factors Promote Neuronal Maturation and Axon Initial Segment Assembly. Neuron. 97:853-868 e856.

Kiseleva, A.A., V.A. Korobeynikov, A.S. Nikonova, P. Zhang, P. Makhov, A.Y. Deneka, M.B. Einarson, I.G. Serebriiskii, H. Liu, J.R. Peterson, and E.A. Golemis. 2019. Unexpected Activities in Regulating Ciliation Contribute to Off-target Effects of Targeted Drugs. Clin Cancer Res. 25:4179-4193.

Korobeynikov, V., M. Borakove, Y. Feng, W.M. Wuest, A.B. Koval, A.S. Nikonova, I. Serebriiskii, J. Chernoff, V.F. Borges, E.A. Golemis, and E. Shagisultanova. 2019. Combined inhibition of Aurora A and p21-activated kinase 1 as a new treatment strategy in breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 177:369-382..

Liu, X., X.S. Wang, B.J. Lee, F.K. Wu-Baer, X. Lin, Z. Shao, V.M. Estes, J. Gautier, R. Baer, and S. Zha. 2019. CtIP is essential for early B cell proliferation and development in mice. J Exp Med. 216:1648-1663.

Qu, X., A. Kumar, H. Blockus, C. Waites, and F. Bartolini. 2019. Activity-Dependent Nucleation of Dynamic Microtubules at Presynaptic Boutons Controls Neurotransmission. Curr Biol. 29:4231-4240 e4235.

Qu, X., F.N. Yuan, C. Corona, S. Pasini, M.E. Pero, G.G. Gundersen, M.L. Shelanski, and F. Bartolini. 2017. Stabilization of dynamic microtubules by mDia1 drives Tau-dependent Abeta1-42 synaptotoxicity. J Cell Biol. 216:3161-3178.

Roohi, J., J. Crowe, D. Loredan, K. Anyane-Yeboa, M.M. Mansukhani, L. Omesi, J. Levine, A. Revah Politi, and S. Zha. 2017. New diagnosis of atypical ataxia-telangiectasia in a 17-year-old boy with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia and a novel ATM mutation. J Hum Genet.

Sheehan, P., and C.L. Waites. 2019. Coordination of synaptic vesicle trafficking and turnover by the Rab35 signaling network. Small GTPases. 10:54-63.

Tzoneva, G., C.L. Dieck, K. Oshima, A. Ambesi-Impiombato, M. Sanchez-Martin, C.J. Madubata, H. Khiabanian, J. Yu, E. Waanders, I. Iacobucci, M.L. Sulis, M. Kato, K. Koh, M. Paganin, G. Basso, J.M. Gastier-Foster, M.L. Loh, R. Kirschner-Schwabe, C.G. Mullighan, R. Rabadan, and A.A. Ferrando. 2018. Clonal evolution mechanisms in NT5C2 mutant-relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Nature. 553:511-514.

Upadhaya, S., B. Reizis, and C.M. Sawai. 2018a. New genetic tools for the in vivo study of hematopoietic stem cell function. Exp Hematol. 61:26-35.

Upadhaya, S., C.M. Sawai, E. Papalexi, A. Rashidfarrokhi, G. Jang, P. Chattopadhyay, R. Satija, and B. Reizis. 2018b. Kinetics of adult hematopoietic stem cell differentiation in vivo. J Exp Med. 215:2815-2832.

Wendorff, A.A., S.A. Quinn, M. Rashkovan, C.J. Madubata, A. Ambesi-Impiombato, M.R. Litzow, M.S. Tallman, E. Paietta, M. Paganin, G. Basso, J.M. Gastier-Foster, M.L. Loh, R. Rabadan, P. Van Vlierberghe, and A.A. Ferrando. 2019. Phf6 Loss Enhances HSC Self-Renewal Driving Tumor Initiation and Leukemia Stem Cell Activity in T-ALL. Cancer Discov. 9:436-451.

Wobma, H.M., M.A. Tamargo, S. Goeta, L.M. Brown, R. Duran-Struuck, and G. Vunjak-Novakovic. 2018. The influence of hypoxia and IFN-gamma on the proteome and metabolome of therapeutic mesenchymal stem cells. Biomaterials. 167:226-234.

Graduate Program Alumni 2008-2019

Student Advisor Graduation Year Current Position
Li-Chun Cheng Doetsch 2008 Staff Scientist, Scripps Research Institute, San Diego
Cherry Ho Dauer 2008 Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Jongpil Kim Abeliovich 2008 Professor of Chemistry, Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea
Pantalena Luiz Greenwald 2008 Dentist, Lakeview Dental Care, Battle Creek, MI
Dileep Varma Vallee 2008 Assistant Professor, Northwestern School of Medicine
Susan White Lauring 2008 Adjunct Lecturer at Cañada College
Gina Finan Kim 2009 Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University Medical Center
Edward Morris Gundersen 2009 Post-doc, British Columbia Cancer Center, Vancouver, Canada
Lina Fan Lipkin 2010 Healthcare Analyst at Miura Global Management
Thomas Lipkin Pon 2010 Director of Entrepeneurship and new Ventures, UCLA
David MacLeod Abeliovich 2010 Partner @ MacLeod and Silverstein LLC, Biotech company, MD
Richard McKenney Vallee 2010 Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, UC Davis
Heuijoon Park Morris 2010 Post-doc at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle
Mirza Peljto Wichterle 2010 Associate Director, US Field Medical Oncology, Bristol Myers Squibb
Magda Stumpfova (Bahal) Owens 2010 Lab Director, Jänne Lab, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School
David Crider Pon 2011 Senior Medical Science Liaison - UCB, California
Thaned Kangsamaksin Kitajewski 2011 Assistant Professor, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Roger Lefort Shelanski 2011 Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University
Naureen Quibria Tomlinson 2011 Senior Equity Resrach Associate at Maxim Group
Latarsha Reid-Carithers Ludwig 2011 Scientific Review Officer, National Institutes of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
Seung-hyun Woo Owens 2011 Investigator Genomic Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
Nsikan Akpan Troy 2012 Science Editor, National Geographic
Celia Keim Patel Basu 2012 Associate Director at Eisai US
Kimberly Point du Jour Di Paolo 2012 Pathology Resident, Emory University School of Medicine
Rosa de Vries Przedborski 2013 Resident in Psychiatry, University of Groningen
Yige Guo Mao 2013 Senior Associate, Biotechnology Equity Research at Guggenheim Partners, Boston  
Angela Jia Cordon-Cardo 2013 Resident in  Radiation Oncology, Johns Hopkins
Netonia Marshall Silva 2013 Senior Scientist at Pfizer 
Kelly McGrath Di Paolo 2013 Resident in Pathology, Stamford Health Care, San Francisco, CA
Joshua Cook Accili 2014 Fellow in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism,  Columbia Presbyterian
Gregory Minevich Hobert 2014 Senior Data Scientist at Alector, San Francisco
Mai Sato Gautier 2014 Post-doctoral scientist, Columbia University Medical Center
Shawn Jordan Canman 2015 Senior Medical Writer at Axiom
Preeti Putcha Silva 2015 Ops and Content, Vulcanize, Inc. , Boston
Jason Vevea Pon 2015 Post-doc at Univ. Wisconsin
Kenta Yamamoto Zha 2015 Product Manager, Cell Analysis, BioLegend
Shuobo Zhang Yamashiro 2015 Post-doc Columbia University
Yang Ou Gu 2016 Scientist III, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Princeton, NJ
Wolfgang Pernice Pon 2016 Post-doc Columbia University
Patty Sheehan Waites 2016 Scientist at Prevail Therapeutics, NY
Gannie Tzoneva Ferrando 2016 Post-doc at Regeneron
Michael Badgley Olive 2017 Post-doc at NYU Langone School of Medicine
Franklin Garcia Canoll 2017 Post-doc at UC Irvine
Martin Jacko Wichterle 2017 Senior Scientist, Protein Engineering at Serotiny, San Francisco, CA
Kristin Politi Przedborski 2017 Senior Account Executive at LifeSci Public Relations, NY
Jennifer Crowe Zha 2018 Senior Life Sciences Specialist at L.E.K. Counsulting, NY
Jing Du Kitajewski 2018 Consultant at Boston Consulting Group, Beijing
Chang Liu Mendelsohn 2018 Equity Research Associate at Jefferies, NY
Corentin Moevus E. Greene 2018 Scientist at C16 Biosciences, NY
Jessica Neufeld Small 2018 Consultant at Clearview Healthcare Partners. Boston
Tiara Ahmad Haeusler  2019 Post-doc at Columbia University, NY
Xiaoyi (Lily) Qu Bartolini 2019 Post-doc at Genentech, CA
Samik Upadhaya Reizis 2019 Post-doc at NYU Langone School of Medicine