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

Staff Research Associates 

Monisha Lensink-Vasan 

 

Position: Staff Research Associate
Education: UC Berkeley, B.A. Molecular and Cell Biology - Immunology
Project: NK cell activation in pediatric tumors
Contact: mlensinkvasan@berkeley.edu
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Eric Seidel

Position: Staff Research Associate
Education: 
Project: 
Contact: erikseidel@berkeley.edu
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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
 

Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
Education: Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich, PhD Cancer Biology
Project: ...
Contact: cristina.blaj@berkeley.edu
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Joanna Kritikou

 

Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
Education: Karolinska Institutet, PhD Immunology

Project: NKG2D ligands in cancer
Contact: joanna.kritkou@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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Natalie Wolf

Position: Graduate Student Researcher
Education: University of Minnesota, B.S. Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development
Project: Therapies to enhance tumor clearance by NK cells and novel NK cell activation ligands
Contact: natalie_wolf@berkeley.edu
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Undergraduate Student Researchers

Beth Chang

Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Education: UC Berkeley, Molecular and Cell Biology, in progress
Mentor: Chris Nicolai
Contact: elizab.chen12@berkeley.edu
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Allen Chen

Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Education: UC Berkeley, Molecular and Cell Biology, in progress
Mentor: Chloe Slichter & Cristina Blaj
Contact: achen8@berkeley.edu
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Susanna Dang


Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Education: UC Berkeley, Molecular and Cell Biology, in progress
Mentor: Djem Kissiov
Contact: susannadang@berkeley.edu
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Elizabeth Fan

 

 

Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Education: UC Berkeley, , in progress
Mentor: 
Contact: lizfan@berkeley.edu
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Kevin Huynh 

Position: Lab Helper
Education: UC Berkeley, Pyschology, in progress
Contact: kevinhuynh@berkeley.edu
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Danielle Kline 

 

Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Education: UC Berkeley, Public Health, in progress
Mentor: Chris Nicolai
Contact: danielle_kline@berkeley.edu
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Harmony Lee

Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Education: UC Berkeley, ..., in progress
Mentor: ...
Contact: haslee@berkeley.edu
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Joy Li

Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Education: UC Berkeley, Molecular and Cell Biology, in progress
Mentor: Chloe Slichter and Cristina Blaj
Contact: yingjoyli@berkeley.edu
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Katrine Madsen

 

Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Education: UC Berkeley, Molecular and Cell biology, in progress
Mentor: Djem Kissiov
Contact: kmadsen@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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Liberty Onia

Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Education: UC Berkeley, Microbial Biology, in progress
Mentor: Rutger Luteijn
Contact: libertyonia@berkeley.edu
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Victoria Vo
 

Position: Undergraduate Lab Assistant
Education: UC Berkeley, Molecular and Cell Biology & Data Science, in progress
Mentor: Professor David Raulet
Contact: vicnvo@berkeley.edu (or dhrsec@berkeley.edu)
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Leeann Wang

Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Education: UC Berkeley, ..., in progress
Mentor: ...
Contact: leeann@wang@berkeley.edu
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Irisa Zhang

 

Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Education: UC Berkeley, Nutritional Science, in progress
Mentor: Djem Kissiov
Contact: irisaz@berkeley.edu
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Sarah Zhang

 

Position: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Education: UC Berkeley, ..., in progress
Mentor: ...
Contact: srzhang@berkeley.edu
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Past Lab Members

Ife Desamours Adeyari

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.

Naomi Cruz
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.

Curtis Hodge, 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

Georgia Kirn, B.A.

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.  

Isabella Lin, B.A.           

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  

Ishan Paranjpe, B.A. 2017                       

Kathleen Pestal, B.S.                

Emily Procyk, B.S.

Natasha Puri                             

Jessica Rakijias                         

Claude Roth, Ph.D.

Arslan Sagheer                 

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.  

Thornton Thompson, Ph.D.      

Karen Tkach                             

Emmanuel Trenier, Ph.D.    

Troy Trevino  

Russell 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.      

Johannes Wolff     

Na Xiong, Ph.D.

Jianfeng Xu 

Parastou Yaghoubi

Chris Yang                 

Jens Zerrahn, Ph.D.