Research Scientists, Postdocs and Research Staff

Research Scientists

ed_goldstein_2

Ed Goldstein, PhD

Senior Research Scientist, ID-Epi/CCDD

Research interests: Mathematical modeling and statistical analysis of infectious disease dynamics and related control measures, drug resistance, and strain co-existence.

Office: Kresge Suite 506i,   Phone: 617-432-7208   Supervisor: Marc Lipsitch

 

kunjalpatelphoto.2011

Kunjal Patel, SD

Research Scientist, Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study, ID-Epi

Research interests: Impact of Highly-Active Anti-retroviral Therapy Among Children and Adolescents Infected with HIV

Office: Kresge 817C    Phone: 617-432-3174    Supervisor: George Seage

 

wu_wei

Julia W. Wu, ScD

Research Associate, ID-Epi

Office:  Kresge 816,    Phone: 617-432-1568    Supervisor: George Seage

 

aletheamccormickphoto.2006

Alethea McCormick, ScD

Research Associate, ID-Epi

Office:  Kresge 816D,    Phone: 617-432-5944   Supervisor: George Seage

 

ktassiopoulosphoto.2011

Katherine Tassiopoulos, ScD

Research Scientist, Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study, Epidemiology

Office: Kresge 817B    Phone: 617-432-3265     Supervisor: George Seage

Research interests: Predictors of metabolic disturbances in HIV-1 infected children; predictors of risky sexual behavior in men and women at high-risk for HIV in Botswana and Tanzania

 

yuanliidphoto.2012

 Yuan Li, PhD

Research Associate, ID-Epi/CCDD

Office: Building 1, Room 902    Supervisor: Marc Lipsitch

 

Postdocs

Hsiao-Han_Chang

Hsiao-Han Chang, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, ID-Epi/CCDD

Research interests:  Population dynamics and evolution of the malaria parasites.

Office: Kresge Suite 506     Supervisor: Caroline Buckee & Marc Lipsitch

 

Childs2_2

Lauren Childs, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, ID-Epi/CCDD

Research interests:  The impact of diversity of the malaria parasite, including antigenic variation found in var genes, and variation in host immune responses on the dynamics and disease outcome of Plasmodium falciparum infections.

Office: Kresge Suite 506D      Supervisor: Caroline Buckee

 

YG

Yonatan Grad, MD, PhD

Research Fellow, ID-Epi/CCDD

Research Interests:  Explores how pathogens evolve and spread, and includes projects looking at within-host viral evolution, whole-genome epidemiology of outbreaks, and the emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.

Office: Kresge 506H    Supervisor: Marc Lipsitch

 

elsahansenphoto.2011

Elsa Hansen, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, ID-Epi/CCDD

Research Interests: Using techniques from mathematical modelling to probe and understand relationships between pathogens and hosts.

Office: Kresge 506i    Supervisor: Caroline Buckee

 

Dan_Larremore_small

Daniel Larremore, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, ID-Epi/CCDD

Research Interests: Applications of complex networks and nonlinear dynamics to highly recombinant immune evasion genes of the malaria parasite P. falciparum.

Office: Kresge 506D    Supervisor: Caroline Buckee

 

IMG_6349

Colin Worby, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, ID-Epi/CCDD

Research interests:  Statistical inference for infectious disease dynamics and reconstruction of transmission networks using whole genome sequence data.

Office: Kresge Suite 506    Supervisor: William Hanage & Marc Lipsitch

 

 Research Staff

juliealperenphoto.2011

Julie Alperen

Project Director, PHACS

Office: Kresge 817E,  Phone: 617-432-6762

 

bradkareliusphotoresize.2011

Brad Karalius

Research Analyst, PHACS

Office:  Kresge 817A, Phone:  617-432-1635

 

thompson-06

Claudette Thompson

Laboratory Manager, Lipsitch Lab, ID-Epi

Office: Building 1, Room 902    Phone: 617-432-3269