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Current Lab Members

Alexey Terskikh

Principal Investigator

PhD, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 1996

He designed a new type of high-avidity recombinant molecule called Peptabody. He received postdoctoral training with Prof. Irving Weissman at Stanford University, where he discovered a common genetic program between hematopoietic and neural stem cells. Dr. Terskikh holds an Assistant Professor position in the Brain and Mind Institute at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland (2002-2006) and was recruited to the Burnham Institute for Medical Research as Adjunct Assistant Professor in 2002, as a full time Assistant Professor in 2006 and as a Associate Professor in 2012.

Lorenzo Fiengo


PhD, Proteomics and Cell Biology, University of Salerno (Italy)

Vivian Lin


B.S. Candidate, Human Biology, University of California, San Diego

Former Lab Members

Alejandro Amador, PH.D. (Postdoctoral Associate)

Flavio Cimadamore, PH.D. (Postdoctoral Associate)

Encarnacion Ma Navarro Peran, PH.D. (Postdoctoral Associate)

Nats Nilbratt, PH.D. (Postdoctoral Associate)

Connie Chen, (Undergraduate Laboratory Assistant)

Ksenia Genedva, (Ph.D. Student)

Dawn Waters, M.D. (Visiting Researcher)

Ashley Ginbey, B.S.

Mary Spinharney

Jimmy Guo, B.S.

Mariana Jolly, (Research Assistant I)

Payal Gala, (CIRM Intern)

Stephanie Zapata, (Intern)