Name (Instutition and duration with Dr. Hla)
Past Postdoctoral Trainees
Ari Ristimaki, M.D., Ph.D.
GI Pathologist and Professor, Helsinki University, Finland
Menq-Jer Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Pazit Ben-Av, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, Jerusalem, Israel
Shobha Thangada, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut
David Bishop-Bailey, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer, University College London
Nicolas Ancellin, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, GlaxoSmithKline, Paris
Ovidiu Trifan, M.D., Ph.D.
VP Clinical Development, Apexigen Inc.
Byeong Churl Jang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Korea
Krishnan Venkataraman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Vellore University, India
Teresa Sanchez, Ph.D. (UConn 2001-2006)
Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
Kirsi Narko, Ph.D. (UConn 2002-2005)
Research Scientist, Vanta, Finland
Mallika Ghosh, Ph.D. (UConn 2003-2009)
Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut Health Center
Fernando Ferrer, M.D. (UConn 2004-2009)
Surgeon-in-Chief, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, UConn Health Center
Seiishi Kishomoto, Ph.D. (UConn 2004-2007)
Assistant Professor, Kanazawa University, Japan
Masataka Kohno, M.D, Ph.D. (UConn 2004-2006)
Associate Professor/ Rheumatologist, Kyoto Prefectural University, Kyoto, Japan
Young Moon Lee, Ph.D. (UConn 2005-2007)
Vice Dean, Pharmacy school, Chungbuk University, Korea
Sabino Zani, M.D. (UConn 2005-2006)
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Duke University SOM, Durham, NC
Myat Lin Oo, M.B.B.S., Ph.D. (WCMed 2005-2010)
Research Associate, Neurology Dept., Weill Cornell Medicine, New York
Hideru Obinata, Ph.D. (WCMed 2008-2015)
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine
Victoria Blaho, Ph.D. (WCMed 2009-2016)
Research Assistant Professor, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, La Jolla, California, United States
Kezhi Dai, Ph.D. (WCMed 2010-2014)
Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou
Xi Li, Ph.D. (WCMed 2010-2013)
Postdoctoral fellow, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Yi-Chien Lu, Ph.D. (WCMed 2010-2015)
Associate Research Scientist, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Karen Mendelson, Ph.D. (WCMed 2010-2016)
Senior Scientist, Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY
Hyuek Jong Lee, Ph.D. (WCMed 2011-2014)
Marie Sanson, Ph.D. (WCMed 2011-2013)
Life Science Project Manager at "Invest in Toulouse”, Toulouse, France
Yuquan Xiong, Ph.D. (WCMed 2009-2017)
Research Scientist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Chiara Testini, Ph.D. (BCH 2017-2018)
Postdoctoral Associate, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
Cecilia Frej, Ph.D. (BCH 2017-2018)
Past Predoctoral Trainees
Kirsi Narko, Ph.D. (University of Helsinki (jointly with Ari Ristimaki) 1999)
Research Scientist, Vanta, Finland
Michael Kluk, M.D., Ph.D. (UConn 2004)
Clinical Pathologist, Assisant Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York
Ji-Hye Paik, Ph.D. (UConn 2004)
Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Weill Cornell Medicine, New York
Sung-Suk Chae, Ph.D. (UConn 2004)
Research Scientist, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York
Sung-Hee Chang, Ph.D. (UConn 2004)
Assistant Professor (Research), Weill Cornell Medicine, New York
Athanasia Skoura, Ph.D. (UConn 2008)
Senior Scientist, Pfizer
Cheryl Habrukowich, Ph.D. (UConn 2008)
Research Scientist I, Protein Purification, Beryllium Discovery, Boston
Jason Michaud, M.D., Ph.D. (UConn 2011)
Urology Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University
Bongnam Jung, Ph.D. (WCMed 2013)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Uppsala University, Sweden