Lab Members

Current Lab Members

Dr. David H. Raulet, Ph.D.



Esther and Wendy Schekman Chair
in Basic Cancer Biology

Professor of Immunology and Pathogenesis

Faculty Director of Immunotherapeutics
and Vaccine Research Initiative

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Education:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Ph.D. Biology;

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: B.S. Microbiology
http://mcb.berkeley.edu/faculty/IMM/rauletd.html

Cristina Blaj, PhD
Monisha Lensink-Vasan
Ian Marten
Liberty Onia
Troy Trevino
Natalie Wolf
Johannes Wolff
Chris Yang
Lab Manager

Lily Zhang

Position: Lab Manager
Education: 
Nankai University: B.S. Biochemistry
Peking Union Medical College: M.S. Molecular Biology
Project: T-cell receptor rearrangement
Contact: zhang485@berkeley.edu
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Postdoctoral Researchers

Cristina Blaj

 

 

Curtis Hodge

Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
Education: 
University of Alberta, Ph.D Biochemistry
Project: Senescence and Innate Immunity
Contact: curtishod@berkeley.edu
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Rutger Luteijn

 

Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
Education: Utrecht University , Ph.D Infection & Immunity

Project: Senescence and Innate Immunity

Contact: rdluteijn@berkeley.edu

 

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Assaf Marcus

Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
Education: Weizmann Institute of Science, Ph.D Immunology
Project: NK adaptive immunity
Contact: assafm@berkeley.edu
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Chloe Slichter

 

Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
Education: University of Washington, Ph.D Pathobiology
Project: NK cell activation in pediatric tumors
Contact: cslichter@berkeley.edu
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Graduate Student Researchers

Djem Kissiov

Position: Graduate Student Researcher
Education: Carleton College, B.A.
Project: Regulation of NK inhibitory receptors
Contact: kissiovd@berkeley.edu
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Chris Nicolai

 

Position: Graduate Student Researcher
Education: University of Washington, B.S. Molecular and Cellular Biology
Project: Cellular mechanisms of tumor clearance by NK cells, and novel NK cell activation ligands
Contact: cnicolai@berkeley.edu
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Thornton Thompson

Position: Graduate Student Researcher
Education: University of Cambridge: M.Phil. Medical Sciences (Oncology); University of Kansas: B.S. Cellular Biology
Project: Crosstalk between macrophages and NK cells in infections and tumors
Contact: thornton.thompson@berkeley.edu
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Johannes Wolff

 

Position: Visiting Student Researcher
Education: University of Gottingen: MSc Molecular Medicine, in progress
Mentor: Rutger Luteijn
Contact: jw1992@berkeley.edu
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Undergraduate Student Researchers

Ife Desamours Adeyari

Position: Undergraduate Research Assistant
Education: UC Berkeley, Microbial Biology, in progress
Mentor: Assaf Marcus
Contact: idesamours@berkeley.edu
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Georgia Kirn

Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Education: UC Berkeley, Molecular and Cellular Biology, in progress
Mentor: Chris Nicolai
Contact: gkirn@berkeley.edu
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Issy Lin

Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher, Secretary to Dr. David Raulet
Education: UC Berkeley, Molecular and Cellular Biology 2017
Mentor: Curtis Hodge, Chloe Slichter
Contact: issy7081@berkeley.edu
Secretary email: dhrsec@berkeley.edu

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Amy Mao

Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Education: UC Berkeley, Molecular and Cellular Biology, in progress
Mentor: Assaf Marcus
Contact: ajmao@berkeley.edu
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Ishan Paranjpe

 

 Position: Undergraduate Research Assistant

Education: Chemical Biology, University of California, Berkeley, in progress.

Mentor: Djem Kissiov

Contact: iparanjpe@berkeley.edu

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Chris Yang

Position: Undergraduate Research Assistant

Education: University of California, Berkeley, in progress.

Project: NK Adaptive Immunity

Mentor: Assaf Marcus

Contact: chrisdyang@berkeley.edu

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Irisa Zhang

Position: Undergraduate Lab Assistant

Education: University of California, Berkeley, in progress.

Contact: irisaz@berkeley.edu

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Past Lab Members

Lina Alfonso

Michele Ardolino, Ph.D.

David Asarnow, Ph.D.

Jeanne Baker, Ph.D.

Lawrence Bai

Jennifer Beck, B.S. 
Mark Bix, Ph.D.
Mike Blakesley

Nick Cacalano, Ph.D.
James Carlyle, Ph.D.

Mabel Chan, Ph.D.
Arthur Chiu
Augustine Choy
Mark Coles, Ph.D.

Tobey Colston
Laura Corral, Ph.D.
Isabel Correa, Ph.D.
Jackie Dailey

Weiwen Deng, Ph.D.                                
Frederic Delebecque, Ph.D.
Andreas Diefenbach, Ph.D.

Peter Dietzen
Jeffrey Dorfman, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Ellis-Falik                                

Crystal Feng
Nadine Fernandez, Ph.D.
Stephan Gasser, Ph.D.
Aimee Ginley, M.S.
Jacki Goldman, Ph.D.

Benjamin Gowen, Ph.D.
April Griffith, B.A.
Nadia Guerra, Ph. D.
Thomas Hanke, Ph.D.                              

Oliver Haworth, Ph.D.

William Harkin

Werner Held, Ph.D.             

Matthew Holsti, Ph.D.                        

Lucas Horan, Ph.D.                                  

Jen Hsia, B.A.                                             

Joy Hsu

Yun-Hui (Henry) Hsiang, Ph.D.               

Ben Hsiung, B.S.

Kristen Huang, B.A. 2017

Alex Iannello, Ph. D.                                 

Patricia Isnard, Ph.D.                                

Ben Jackson

Alyssa Jaffer                                              

Amanda Jamieson, Ph.D.                        

Eric Jensen, Ph.D.

Nathalie Joncker, Ph.D.  

Tiffany Juarez, Ph.D.               

Heiyoun Jung, Ph.D.               

Joonsoo Kang, Ph.D.               

Alexander Kim, B.A. 2017

Stephanie Lau, B.S.                  

Sophie Lehar, Ph.D.                 

Andrew Lee                              

Sang-Ho Lee, Ph.D.

Susan Lee

Jonathan Li, B.A. 2017

Sophia Li                                   

Nan-Shih Liao, Ph.D.              

Scot Liu, Ph.D.                          

Malvika Marathe

James McArthur, Ph.D.           

Christopher McMahon, Ph.D.                    

Edna Miao, B.S.                        

Deborah Moniot, M.S.

Becky Moon                              

Yanina Natanzon, B.A.

Lester Ng

Diana Nguyen

Tim Nice, Ph.D.                        

Tao Ning                                   

Kathleen Pestal, B.S.                

Emily Procyk, B.S.

Natasha Puri                             

Jessica Rakijias                         

Claude Roth, Ph.D.                  

Dan Serna, B.S.                         

Nataliya Shifrin, Ph.D.            

Agnes So, B.A.                          

David Spencer, Ph.D.              

Darren Sun

Shengxi Sun

Hisao Takizawa, Ph.D.           

Dawn Tanamachi, Ph.D.         

Karen Tkach                             

Emmanuel Trenier, Ph.D.       

Russel Vance, Ph.D.                

Arianne Volkmann, Ph.D.

Edward Wang                          

Jessica (Jia Xi) Wang, B.A. 2017

Lin Wang, Ph.D.                      

Stephanie Wang

Michael Whang, Ph.D.            

Na Xiong, Ph.D.

Jianfeng Xu 

Parastou Yaghoubi                  

Jens Zerrahn, Ph.D.