Graduate Fellows

Current (2018) Graduate Ludwig Fellows

Molly Anne Bird The role of RNA-binding proteins in driving metastasis and their potential as therapeutic targets
Simona Dalin Collateral Sensitivity in Chemotherapy Resistance
Hannah Hagen Molecular Mechanisms of Uveal Melanoma Tumorigenesis and Metastasis
Jesse Kirkpatrick Inhalable synthetic biomarkers for noninvasive diagnosis and monitoring of lymphangioleiomyomatosis
Nemanja (Nemo) Marjanovic Longitudinal profiling of tumor evolution in NSCLC using single cell RNAseq approaches
Sheng Rong Ng CRISPR-mediated modeling and therapeutic discovery in small cell lung cancer
Azucena (Susy) Ramos Uncovering novel mediators of resistance in acute myeloid leukemia 
Rebecca Silberman Characterizing karyotype evolution during tumor initiation and progression
Mark Sullivan Characterizing the role of serine synthesis in cancer
Robert Wilson Chemical modulation of the oncogenic reprogramming factor LIN28B
Connie Wu Periodic shRNA Delivery Systems for Ovarian Cancer
Greg Wyant Targeting SLC38A9 in KRAS-driven pancreatic cancers


Past Graduate Ludwig Fellows

Vibhuti Agrawal, ERK mediated stabilization of ZEB1 is essential for EMT

David Benjamin, Studying the late steps of the metastatic cascade using a zebrafish model of metastasis

Eleanor Cameron, In vivo RNAi screening reveals genetic mediators of response to dasatinib in a mouse model of Philadelphia-chromosome positie acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Andrew Chen, Sma molecule modulators of myc-driven transcription

Jasmine DeCock, Investigating the Role of Inflammation in the Re-activation of Dormant Disseminated Breast Cancer Cells

Shelby Doyle, Reprogramming the Androgen Receptor Cistrome in Prostate Cancer

Sara Dubbury, Investigating the genome-wide effects of CDK12 and CDK13 transcription regulation

Jaideep Dundani, Noninvasive prediction of aggressive prostate cancer using protease nanosensors

Paul Fields, Investigating how H2A.Z functions with bromodomain-containing proteins to regulate gene expression programs during lineage commitment

Brian Fisk, Phosphoserine mediates glycolytic control of nucleotide synthesis and proiferation vis inhibition of SHMT1

Colin Fradzen, Fluorine-Rich Peptide Macrocycles for the Delivery of Brain Tumor Therapeutics

Jess Hebert, Determining the ECM composition of breast cancer metastatic niches

Brian Hua, Delineation of the regulatory mechanisms that underlie DNA replication intiation during gene amplification and underreplication

Justin Jenson, Identifying BH3 sequence features that promote apoptosis

Gyunghoon Kang, Structural Investigation of Human Ribonucleotide Reductase

Amy Li, Determining the rold of interleukin-33 receptor in controlling regulatory T cell-mediated immunosupression in a murine model of lung adenocarcinoma

Ran Li, In vitro study of macrophage-assisted cancer cell migration under static and interstitial flow conditions

Alba Luengo, Targeting metabolism of breast cancer brain metastasis

Michael Maloney, Regulation of DNA replication by Mcm10

Aikaterina Mantzavinou, A sustained-release device to treat peritoneal metastasis of ovarian cancer with combination therapy

Nemanjo Marjanovic, Application of PerturbSeq to decipher regulatory networks in exhausted CD8+ cells in tumors

Sumaiya Nazeen, Surmounting the challenges in cancer genomics through integrative computational approaches

Rachit Neupane, Investigating role of epigenetic regulator, Bmi1, in maintaining stemness in cancer

Dahlia Perez, Interrogation of how expression of oncogenic GNAQ disrupts melanocyte biology in a zebrafish model of unveal melanoma

Leah Schmidt, Manipulating the interactions between natural killer cells and lung cancer: Characterizing innate roles in controlling tumor progression and uncovering therapeutic opportunities

Robert Saxton, Elucidating the mechanism of leucine sensing by the mTORC1 pathway

Jason Sheltzer, The Effects pf Ameuploidy on Tumorigenesis

Monica Stanciu, Identification of genetic determinants of drug response in GBM

Kevin Thai, Investing role of Ago2 in tumor progression and metastasis

Alice Tzeng, Improving Methods for Cytokine Immunotherapy of Cancer

Faye-Marie Vassel, Unmasking the many faces of rev7: A multitasking translesion synthesis protein involved in modulating chemotherapeutic efficacy and beyond

Shuyu Wang, Mechanisms of amino acid sensing by the mTORC1 pathway and crispr/cas9 genomic sccreens to explore the crosstak between metabolites and signaling pathways

Andrew Warren, Improved disease diagnostics using engineered synethic urinary biomarkers

Abraham Weintraub, The role of 3D chromosome structure in the oncogenic gene expression program       

Chi Zhang, Cysteine arylation for site-specific antibody-drug conjugates

Eric Zhu, Induction of synergistic anti-cancer Immune responses through combination immunotherapy