Principal Investigator

cropped_stirlingL. Stirling Churchman

Assistant Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
Associate Member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
Ph.D. Physics, Stanford University, 2008
CV, Google Scholar
churchman [at] genetics [dot] med [dot] harvard [dot] edu

Lab Director

cropped_sethSeth Maleri

Ph.D. Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2007
Seth_Maleri [at] hms [dot] harvard [dot] edu

Postdoctoral Fellows

cropped_andreasAndreas Mayer

Ph.D. Biochemistry, Ludwig‐Maximilians University, Munich, Germany, 2012
mayer [at] genetics [dot] med [dot] harvard [dot] edu
Human Frontier Science Foundation and EMBO Postdoctoral Fellowships

cropped_maryMary Couvillion

Ph.D. Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 2011
mtcouvi [at] gmail [dot] com
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Postdoctoral Fellowship

cropped_juliaJulia di Iulio

Ph.D. Life Science, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 2010
julia_diiulio [at] hms [dot] harvard [dot] edu
Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

cropped_umutUmut Eser

Ph.D. Applied Physics, Stanford University, 2013
eser [at] hms [dot] harvard [dot] edu

Graduate Students

cropped_kevinKevin Harlen

BBS Graduate Student
B.S. Cell Biology, Montana State, 2010
kharlen [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship

cropped_gergana2Gergana Shipkovenska

BBS Graduate Student
MBiochem in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, University of Oxford, UK, 2012
gerganashipkovenska [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Fellowship

cropped_heatherHeather Landry

BBS Graduate Student
BA in Molecular Biology, Princeton University, 2012
hlandry [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu

cropped_heatherBlake Tye

Chemical Biology Graduate Student
BS in Biochemistry and Math, University of Arizona, 2013
btye [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship


cropped_erinErin Smith

BA in Biology, Bard College, 2013

cropped_kristineKristine Trotta

BA in Biological Sciences, Smith College, 2014

cropped_mariMariamawit (Mari) Gebremeskel

Simmons College Undergraduate


cropped_julieJulie Crocker

Northeastern Coop Student
Current position: Technician in Jen Sheen’s laboratory