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LAB MEMBERS

JUNWEI SHI

Associate Professor of

Cancer Biology

Education and Training

B.S. (Biotechnology) Sun Yat-Sen University (China), 2008

Ph.D. (Molecular and Cellular Biology) Stony Brook University, SUNY, 2016

Google Scholar

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DIQIU REN

Postdoc (2019 - )

We know aberrant lineage programs in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) require multiple epigenetic pathways to maintain. I am trying to identify new post-translationally modified histones as AML dependencies.

Favorite Philly Spot

TeaDo (I recommend Black Milk Tea with Bubble, half sugar!)

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PING WANG

Postdoc (2020 - )
Co-mentorship with John Wherry

I’m interested in T cell exhaustion in cancer progression. I will apply single-cell omics and in vivo CRISPR screening method to identify the different stages of exhausted T cells and reveal some key regulatory events.

Favorite Philly Spot

TBD

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SIXIANG YU

Postdoc (2024 - )

Project in the works!

Favorite Philly Spot

TBD

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KEISUKE YAMADA

PhD student (2023 - )
Co-mentorship with Rahul Kohli

Molecular Engineering next-generation PAGE system for precision genome editing

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KURTIS MCCANNELL

PhD Student (2022 - )

Investigating AML essential RNA binding protein

Favorite Philly Spot

Wissahickon Valley Park

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YUQIAO LIU

Research Specialist

All kinds of CRISPR screens in AMLs.

Favorite Philly Spot

Philadelphia Museum of Art

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DEB SNEDDON

Administrative Coordinator

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LAB ALUMNI

ERI ARAI

Research Specialist

CAROLINE BARTMAN

Collaborator, then Postdoc at Princeton University

KRISTA BUDINICH

Research Specialist, then PhD Student at the University of Pennsylvania

EMILY DUFFNER

Research Specialist, then Medical Student at Thomas Jefferson University

RODRIGO GIER

Research Specialist, then PhD Student at the University of Pennsylvania

SYDNEY SHAFFER

Postdoc, then Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania

ZHUOYU WEN

Undergraduate Research Assistant, then PhD student at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

ELIZABETH FREILICH

Research Specialist

NIK EVITT

MD/PhD Student, then Scientist at Switch Bioworks

QINGZHOU CHEN

Postdoc, then Senior Research Investigator at Beigene

ZHENDONG CAO

PhD student, then postdoc at MSKCC

BIANCA PINGUL

PhD student

ZHEN ZHANG

Postdoc, then Assistant Professor at Institute of Health and Medicine at Hefei, China

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