top of page

Lab Members

Lab Members

Principal Investigator

20201018 - Portrait_Cropped.jpg

Kristin Knouse, M.D., Ph.D.

knouse[at]mit.edu

  • Black Twitter Icon

Kristin is the Whitehead Career Development Professor in the MIT Department of Biology and the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research. She received a B.S. in biology from Duke University in 2010 and then enrolled in the Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) M.D.-Ph.D. Program, where she earned a Ph.D. through the MIT Department of Biology in 2016 and an M.D. through the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology in 2018. She conducted her doctoral research in the laboratory of Angelika Amon, where she developed tools to understand the prevalence and prevention of large-scale DNA copy number alterations in mammalian tissues. In 2018, she joined the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research as a Whitehead Fellow and was honored with the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award. There, she transitioned her research to building tools to understand and modulate regenerative capacity across tissues. In July 2021, she joined the MIT Department of Biology and Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research as an assistant professor.

Staff and Trainees

Teixeira, Judy.jpg

Judy Teixeira

Administrative Assistant

jteixeir[at]mit.edu 

Radak, Sarit.jpg

Sarit Radak

Research Assistant

saritrad[at]mit.edu

Gomes%252C%2520Diana_edited_edited.jpg

Diana Gomes, Ph.D.

SNSF Postdoctoral Fellow

dgomes[at]mit.edu

Lopez, Kristina_edited_edited.jpg

Kristina Lopez

Graduate Student

Biology

NASEM Ford Fellow

tlopez[at]mit.edu

Enzmann, Bruce.jpg

Bruce Enzmann

Graduate Student

Biological Engineering

NSF Graduate Fellow

benzmann[at]mit.edu

Petulla, Monica.jpg

Monica Petulla

Undergraduate Student

Chemistry and Biology

map1147[at]mit.edu

Swanson, Chloe.jpg

Chloe Swanson

Undergraduate Student

Biological Engineering

cswan25[at]mit.edu

Alumni

Name

Position in Lab

Current Position

Xianyu Hao

Research Assistant

(2020-2022)

Graduate Student,

Harvard University

Inaki Villanueva Piedrabuena

Master's Student

(2022)

Postgraduate Associate,

Novartis

Priyanka Ghosh

Research Assistant

(2018-2019)

Engineer,

CRISPR Therapeutics

bottom of page