Executive team

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Soufiane Aboulhouda | President

Director of Activate and Ideation

Soufiane is a PhD Candidate in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences program at Harvard. His research in the lab of Dr. George Church at the Wyss Institute is focused on multiplexed genome engineering and cell therapies.

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Hannah Goldberg | President

Director of Healthcare Innovation and Commercialization (HIC) Course

Hannah is a PhD student in the Harvard/MIT Speech Hearing Bioscience and Technology program. Her concentration in translational science has brought her to the Holt/Géléoc Lab to explore the effectiveness of gene therapy as an approach to restore auditory functioning in models of human deafness. 

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Jeff Haswell | Vice President

Director of Harvard Biotech Incubator (HBI)

Jeff is a PhD student in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program at Harvard. His thesis work in Dr. Frank Slack’s lab focuses on developing CRISPR and TALEN gene editing techniques to target both coding and non-coding RNAs in human embryonic stem cells.

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Chairs

 
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Sophie Lockwood

Chair of Professional Development

Sophie is a PhD student in the Genetics and Complex Disease Department at Harvard School of Public Health. Her thesis work in the laboratory of Dr. Brendan Manning is focused on defining the mechanistic regulation and function of the Mammalian Target of Rapamycin (mTOR) signaling network

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Aseda Tena

Chair of Lecture-Based Learning

Aseda is a PhD student in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences and Leder Translational Medicine program at Harvard University. Her research in the laboratory of Dr. Frederick Alt at Boston Children's Hospital focuses on identification and investigation of DNA break cluster genes in mouse and human neural progenitor cells through cell culture and genome-wide sequencing approaches.

 

Club Directors

Professional Development

Heather Landry    Director of Alumni Lunch Series   Heather is a PhD student in the Genetics department at Harvard Medical School. The goal of her thesis research in Dr. Stirling Churchman’s lab is to better understand the molecular dynamics of transcription and splicing in human cells.

Heather Landry

Director of Alumni Lunch Series

Heather is a PhD student in the Genetics department at Harvard Medical School. The goal of her thesis research in Dr. Stirling Churchman’s lab is to better understand the molecular dynamics of transcription and splicing in human cells.

Priscilla Cheung    Director of Site Visits   Priscilla is a PhD student in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences program at Harvard. Her research in the laboratory of Dr. Fernando Camargo is focused on understanding the mechanisms underlying the development of colorectal cancer.  Linkedin

Priscilla Cheung

Director of Site Visits

Priscilla is a PhD student in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences program at Harvard. Her research in the laboratory of Dr. Fernando Camargo is focused on understanding the mechanisms underlying the development of colorectal cancer. Linkedin

Molly McNamara    Director of Networking   Molly is a PhD candidate in the Genetics and Complex Diseases Department at Harvard School of Public Health. Her thesis work in the laboratory of Dr. Brendan Manning is focused on understanding the dysregulation of the PI3K-mTOR signaling network.

Molly McNamara

Director of Networking

Molly is a PhD candidate in the Genetics and Complex Diseases Department at Harvard School of Public Health. Her thesis work in the laboratory of Dr. Brendan Manning is focused on understanding the dysregulation of the PI3K-mTOR signaling network.


Liang Chang    Director of China Initiative   Liang is a PhD student in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program Therapeutics Graduate Program at Harvard. In Dr. William Sellers lab at the Broad Institute, his research focuses on cancer genomics, functional genomics and therapeutic development.

Liang Chang

Director of China Initiative

Liang is a PhD student in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program Therapeutics Graduate Program at Harvard. In Dr. William Sellers lab at the Broad Institute, his research focuses on cancer genomics, functional genomics and therapeutic development.

Lecture-Based Learning

Jonnell Small    Director of Amgen Seminar Series    Director of Communications   Jonnell is a PhD student in the Chemical Biology Program at Harvard. Her research in the laboratories of Dr. Bridget Wagner and Dr. Stuart Schreiber at the Broad Institute utilizes small molecules to interrogate and prevent type 2 diabetes associated pancreatic beta-cell dysfunction and death.

Jonnell Small

Director of Amgen Seminar Series

Director of Communications

Jonnell is a PhD student in the Chemical Biology Program at Harvard. Her research in the laboratories of Dr. Bridget Wagner and Dr. Stuart Schreiber at the Broad Institute utilizes small molecules to interrogate and prevent type 2 diabetes associated pancreatic beta-cell dysfunction and death.

Samantha Wong    Director of 101 Series   Sam is a PhD candidate in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences program and part of the Leder Human Biology and Translational Medicine Program at Harvard. Her work in Marcia Haigis’ laboratory focuses on discovering new genetic regulators of fat metabolism, with a particular interest in identifying druggable targets to treat metabolic diseases like obesity and Type II diabetes.  LinkedIn

Samantha Wong

Director of 101 Series

Sam is a PhD candidate in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences program and part of the Leder Human Biology and Translational Medicine Program at Harvard. Her work in Marcia Haigis’ laboratory focuses on discovering new genetic regulators of fat metabolism, with a particular interest in identifying druggable targets to treat metabolic diseases like obesity and Type II diabetes. LinkedIn

Alex Sousa    Director of HBS Case Study Course

Alex Sousa

Director of HBS Case Study Course

Nima Shamtoub    Director of Patent Law Course

Nima Shamtoub

Director of Patent Law Course


GENERAL Leadership

Emily Cohen

Mark Springel

Sherif Gerges

Tristan Tay

Ali Rudolph

Jefte Drijvers

Hanchen Zhao

Matthew Bauer

Kenta Mosallanejad

Patrice Groomes

Antonieta Salguero

Chris Wintersinger

Yen-Der Li

Jennifer Pena

Abir Yamak

Nima Shamtoub

Sophia Shalhout

Aarti Sathyanarayana

Iris Braunstein