Current Team

A diverse, interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers

Principal Investigator

Paul Blainey

Paul Blainey

Associate Professor, MIT; Core Member, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

Administrators

Emily Botelho

Emily Botelho

Senior Operations and Finance Specialist

Trainees

Aziz Al'Khafaji

Aziz Al’Khafaji

Postdoctoral Associate
Kianna Billman

Kianna Billman

Research Associate, Broad Institute
Jacob Borrajo

Jacob Borrajo

PhD Candidate, MIT Biological Engineering
Julie Chen (she/her)

Julie Chen (she/her)

PhD Student, MIT Microbiology

Rebecca Carlson (she/her)

Rebecca Carlson (she/her)

Graduate Student, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences & Technology
Thomas Costa (he/him)

Thomas Costa (he/him)

Graduate Student
Josh Elacqua

Josh Elacqua

Graduate Student, MIT Biological Engineering
Luke Funk

Luke Funk

Graduate Student, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences & Technology

Anna Le

Anna Le

Graduate Student, MIT Biological Engineering
Michael Leiken

Michael Leiken

Research Associate, Broad Institute
Mohamad Najia

Mohamad Najia

PhD Candidate, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences & Technology
Tatiana Netterfield

Tatiana Netterfield

PhD Candidate, MIT Biological Engineering

Yaara Oren

Yaara Oren

Postdoctoral Associate
Josh Peters

Josh Peters

Graduate Student, MIT Biological Engineering
Miguel Reyes

Miguel Reyes

PhD Candidate, MIT Biological Engineering
Avtar Singh

Avtar Singh

Postdoctoral Fellow

Gowtham Thakku (he/him)

Gowtham Thakku (he/him)

PhD Candidate, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences & Technology
Megan Tse (she/her)

Megan Tse (she/her)

Graduate Student, MIT Biological Engineering
Martine Uwera

Martine Uwera

Research Associate I, Broad Institute
Russell Walton

Russell Walton

PhD Student, MIT Biological Engineering

Meilin Zhu

Meilin Zhu

PhD Student, MIT Biological Engineering