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 2007-2017

Student Advisor Graduation Year Current Position
Christopher Brooks Wei Gu 2007 Staff Scientist, Progenics Pharm. Tarrytown, NY
Ying-Jiun Chen Role 2007 Senior Scientific Researcher, Genentech
Ellen Ezratty Gundersen 2007 Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University
Julius Jefferson Liem 2007 Associate, Litigation Department, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Stephanie Stehman Vallee 2008 Vice President H.I.G.Bioventures, Fort Lauderdale
Theresa Swayne Pon 2008 Manager, Confocal Facility, Columbia University Medical Center
Dileep Varma Vallee 2008 Assistant Professor, Northwestern School of Medicine
Susan White Lauring 2008 Adjunct Lecturer at Cañada College
Li-Chun Cheng Doetsch 2009 Post-doc, Sanchez Laboratory, Stowers Institute
Cherry Ho Dauer 2009 Pathologist, Children's National Health System, Washington, DC
Lina Fan Lipkin 2010 Healthcare Equity Analyst- CFRA Research, New York
Gina Finan Kim 2010 Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University Medical Center
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
Edward Morris Gundersen 2010 Post-doc, British Columbia Cancer Center, Vancouver, Canada
Mirza Peljto Wichterle 2010 Medical Science Liaison, Bristol Myers Squibb
Thaned Kangsamaksin Kitajewski 2011 Assistant Professor, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Roger Lefort Shelanski 2011 Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University
Thomas Lipkin Pon 2011 Assistant Director of Entrepreneurship and New Ventures, UCLA
Heuijoon Park Morris 2011 Post-doc at Rockefeller
Latarsha Reid-Carithers Ludwig 2011 Health Sciences Administrator, National Institutes of Health
Magda Stumpfova (Bahal) Owens 2011 Lead Scientist, Dana Farber Institute
Seung-hyun Woo Owens 2011 Investigator Genomic Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
David Crider Pon 2012 Senior Medical Science Liaison - Medtronic, California
Celia Keim Patel Basu 2012 Senior Medical Writer at Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Naureen Quibria Tomlinson 2012 Medical Editor at Epsilon, New York
Nsikan Akpan Troy 2013 Digital Science Producer at PBS Newshour
Rosa de Vries Przedborski 2013 Resident in Psychiatry, University of Groningen
Yige Guo Mao 2013 Research Scientist, EMD Serono Inc.  
Angela Jia Cordon-Cardo 2013 Medical Student, Cornell University
Kimberly Point du Jour Di Paolo 2013 Resident in Pathology
Netonia Marshall Silva 2014 Post-doc at Icahn Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Kelly McGrath Di Paolo 2014 Resident in Pathology
Mai Sato Gautier 2014 Post-doctoral scientist, Columbia University Medical Center
Joshua Cook Accili 2014 Resident in Medicine, Columbia Presbyterian
Jason Vevea Pon 2015 Post-doc at Univ. Wisconsin
Gregory Minevich Hobert 2015 Co-founder Bering Technology
Shawn Jordan Julie Canman; 2015 Medical Writer at AdMed, Inc.
Preeti Putcha Silva 2015 Post-doc at Harvard
Shuobo Zhang Yamashiro 2015 Post-doc Columbia University
Kenta Yamamoto Zha 2016 Technical Service Scientist, BioLegend
Gannie Tzoneva Adolfo Ferrando 2016 Post-doc at Regeneron
Wolfgang Pernice Liza Pon 2016 Post-doc at Columbia University
Patty Sheehan Waites 2016 Post-doc at Icahn Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Yang Ou Wei Gu 2016 Post-doc at Merck
Martin Jacko Hynek Wichterle 2017 Post-doc at Stanford
Kristin Politi Serge Przedborski 2017 Account Executive at LifeSci Public Relations