Hla Lab Alumni

Name (Instutition and duration with Dr. Hla)
Current Appointment
 

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​​​​​​​
 

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​​​​​​​