Alumni Directory

Graduation Years

Class of 2024

  • Julia Adamska
    Mentor: Bali Pulendran
    Research: Molecular checkpoints in myloid and B cell responses
    Current Position: Scientist 1, Immune Targeting, Vir Biotechnology, Inc.
  • Justin Arredondo-Guerrero
    Mentor: Crystal Mackall and Everett Meyer
    Research: GLUT1 overexpression induces metabolic reprogramming in CAR-T cells
    Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Crystal Mackall Lab, Stanford School of Medicine
  • Joseph Gonzalez
    Mentor: Taia Wang
    Research: A transcriptional switch underlies the pro- and anti-inflammatory activity of distinct IgG glycoforms
    Current Position: Research Scientist, Bolt Biotherapeutics
  • Hunter Martinez
    Mentor: Paul Bollyky
    Research: Modulation of regulatory T cell function by tissue extracellular matrix
    Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Genentech

Class of 2023

  • Frank Buquicchio
    Mentor: Ansu Satpathy
    Research: Understanding the molecular basis of residency and exhaustion in CD8+ T cells
    Current Position: Senior Scientist I, AbbVie
  • Amy Fan
    Mentor: Ravi Majeti
    Research: Genetic blood disorders and inflammation: Characterizing cell autonomous & non-autonomous contributions of RUNX1 loss in hematopoiesis and leukemogenesis
    Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Max Krummel's lab, University of California, San Francisco
  • Katie Freitas (Murphy)
    Mentor: Crystal Mackall
    Research: Enhanced T cell effector activity by targeting the Mediator kinase module
    Current Position: Research Scientist, Kite Pharma
  • Lilit Grigoryan
    Mentor: Bali Pulendran
    Research: Unraveling the immune response to adjuvanted vaccines in mice and humans
    Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, UCSF
  • Naomi Haddock
    Mentor: Paul Bollyky
    Research: Bacteriophage as diagnostic and pathogenic factors in human disease
    Current Position: Medical Student, University of California, San Francisco
  • YeEun Kim
    Mentors: Sean Bendall and William Greenleaf
    Research: Systems approach to unravel lymphoid development in human bone marrow
    Current Position: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Audrey Lee
    Mentor: Bali Pulendran
    Research: Vaccine-induced reprogramming of immune cells to stimulate broad protection against diverse pathogens
    Current Position: Scientist, Bioinformatics Institute, A*STAR
  • Joy Pai
    Mentor: Ansu Satpathy
    Research: Tracing T cell clonal responses to chronic antigen stimulation using single-cell TCR sequencing approaches
    Current Position: Data Scientist, Calico Life Sciences
  • Jack Silberstein
    Mentor: Jennifer Cochran
    Research: Structural insights into an immune checkpoint receptor reveal a novel approach to cancer immunotherapy
    Current Position: Co-founder, Stealth Mode Biotech
  • Erin Soon
    Mentor: Mike Angelo
    Research: Spatially-resolved multiomic characterization of the maternal-fetal interface
    Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore
  • Jiaying Toh
    Mentor: Olivia Martinez and Purvesh Khatri
    Research: Multi-modal analyses for the identification of immune characteristics in viral infections and associated human disease
    Current Position: Scientist, Immune Cell Manufacturing Bioprocessing Technology Institute, A*STAR

Class of 2022

Graham Barlow
Mentor: Paul Bollyky and Garry Nolan
Research: From structure to function: Learning principles of tissue behavior from architecture
Current Position: Research Fellow in Immunology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Camille Brewer
Mentor: Bill Robinson
Research: Antigen-driven B cell responses in RA and SARS-CoV-2 vaccination
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley

Ariel Calderon
Mentor: Sean Bendall
Research: Human Natural Killer cell development in the age of single cell technologies
Current Position: AbbVie, Senior Scientist II

Caleb Glassman
Mentor: Chris Garcia
Research: Structure-Based Cytokine Engineering
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School
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James Harden
Mentor: Sheri Krams
Research: Establishing a comprehensive and dynamic map of the alloimmune response in solid organ transplantation
Current Position: Director of Stanford School of Medicine REACH Initiative Postbac

Geoffrey Ivison
Mentor: Catherine Blish and Sean Bendall
Research: Deep profiling of natural killer cells in health and disease
Current Position: Scientist, Enable Medicine

Miles Linde
Mentor: Ravindra Majeti
Research: Reprogramming cancer into antigen presenting cells as a novel immunotherapy
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Payton Marshall, MD, PhD
Mentor: Paul Bollyky
Research: The role of hyaluronic acid in regulating inflammation and the immune response
Current Position: Resident Physician, Anesthesiology University of California, San Francisco, St. Mary's Medical Center

Erin McCaffrey
Mentor: Mike Angelo
Research: Unraveling the immunological ecosystem of human tuberculosis
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, NIH

Amber Moore
Mentor: Theo Palmer
Research: High-resolution characterizion of immune dynamics during pregnancy
Current Position: Associate Director of Research Development and Belonging, Stanford School of Medicine

Medeea Popescu
Mentor: Paul Bollyky
Research: Bacteriophages and antibacterial innate immunity in health and disease
Current Position: Head of Scientific Communications, BLOODPAC
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Aditya Rao
Mentor: Purvesh Khatri
Empowering disease diagnostics and deriving biological insight with publicly available gene expression data
Current Position: Computational Biologist, Freenome

Nora Vivanco Gonzalez
Mentor: Theo Palmer and Sean Bendall
Non-canonical Innate Immune Regulation in Pregnancy
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford School of Medicine, Markus Covert Lab

Aaron Wilk
Mentor: Catherine Blish
Research: Immune polyphony: dissecting coordinated multicellular networks of antiviral immunity
Current Position: Physician scientist in training

Phoebe Yiu
Mentor: Irv Weissman
Research: Hurdles to targeting the CD47-SIRP-alpha interaction for immunotherapy
Current Position: Patent Agent, Cooley LLP

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Class of 2016

Melissa Ch'ng
Mentor: Edgar Engleman
Research: Defining the roles of adaptive immune cells in insulin resistance
Current position:  Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

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Class of 2010

Jeff Campbell
Mentor:  Mark Davis
Research:  The effect of limiting TCR CDR1 and CDR2 diversity on adaptive immunity
Current position:  Executive Chef, Silvies Valley Ranch, Seneca, Oregon

Nicole Hannick Kattah
Mentor:  P.J. Utz
Research:  Development of peptide-MHC arrays for studying autoimmune T cell responses in lupus and diabetes
Current position:  Lawyer, Associate, Patterson Belknap, New York, NY

Eric Mabery
Mentor:  David Schneider
Research:  The role of TNF/eiger in Drosophila immunity
Current position:  Scientist, Gilead Sciences

Class of 2009

Antastazia Older Aguilar
Mentor:  Peter Parham
Research:  Definitions of Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) specificities of rhesus macaque lineage II Killer-cell Immunoglo-bulin-like Receptors (KIR) through protein binding assays.
Current position:  Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Class of 2008

Angela Leibo Zhang
Mentor:  Edgar Engleman
Research:  Physiologic regulation of monocyte differentiation into dendritic cells
Current position:  Vice President, SAIF Partners

Class of 2007

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Class of 2003

Class of 2002

Irene (Urbanek) Ruiz
Mentor: C. Garrison Fathman
Research:  Gene therapy of diabetes
Current position:  Officer, Limak Partners, LLC

Heather Shilling
Mentor: Peter Parham
Research:  NK cells in marrow transplantation
Current position:  Unknown

Aaron Warnock
Mentor: Eugene Butcher
Research:  Chemokines in Lymphocyte Endothelial Cell Recognition
Current position:  Director, Partner Solutions and Coremetrics, Inc, San Mateo, CA

Class of 2001

Class of 2000

Class of 1999

Noma Collins
Mentor: Joseph Lipsick
Research:  Myb-associated proteins
Current position:  Deceased 

Class of 1998

Athanasia Syrengelas, MD, PhD
Mentor:  Ronald Levy
Current position: Dermatologist, Dermatology Associates of Glastonbury LLC

Colleen Woo
Mentor: Joseph Lipsick
Research:  Alternatively spliced forms of c-Myb
Current position:  Disease Area Manager, Oncology, Oncology Resource Group

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Class of 1994