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, Broad Institute
Kianna Billman

Kianna Billman

Research Associate, Broad Institute
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

PhD Candidate, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences & Technology
Frances Keer (she/her)

Frances Keer (she/her)

Graduate Student, MIT Biological Engineering

Anna Le

Anna Le

PhD Candidate, MIT Biological Engineering
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, Broad Institute

Ben Peters

Ben Peters

Research Associate, Broad Institute
Josh Peters

Josh Peters

PhD Candidate, MIT Biological Engineering
Miguel Reyes

Miguel Reyes

Postdoctoral Associate, Broad Institute
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
Russell Walton

Russell Walton

PhD Student, MIT Biological Engineering
Meilin Zhu

Meilin Zhu

PhD Student, MIT Biological Engineering