Camille Ashbaugh


Current Position: Technical Research Assistant, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

Yijie Ma, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Yijie is a postdoctoral research fellow with dual appointments to the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and the Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology at the Harvard Medical School (HMS). Yijie earned his Ph.D. in...

Chang Jiang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Current position: Post-doctoral Fellow, Moffitt Cancer Center

Ina Ersing

PhD Student

Current Position: Scientist, Addgene

Liangwei Wang

PhD Student

Born and raised in sunny Singapore, Liang Wei won an Agency for Science and Technology (A*STAR) National Science Scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, and obtained his bachelors degree in Natural Sciences (Biological) with concentrations in...

Stephen Trudeau

Technical Research Assistant

Steve was a technical research assistant in the Gewurz lab for 2 years. He is currently an MD-PhD student at Columbia University

Michael Walsh


Michael was a technical research assistant for 2 years in the Gewurz lab.  He then matriculated into the Harvard Graduate Program in Virology, where he completed his doctoral studies with Drs. David Knipe and Stephanie Dougan at Harvard Medical School....

Sarah Mollo, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Hannah Greenfeld

Technical Research Assistant

Hannah was a technical research assistant in the Gewurz lab for 2 years. She then pursued doctoral studies in the Mullins Laboratory, Department of Cell & Molecular Biology, University of Pennsylvania. She is currently a post-doctoral fellow at Cal Tech

Kaoru Takasaki

Technical Research Assistant

Current Position: Instructor in Pediatric Oncology and Attending Physician, CHOP, University of Pennsylvania

Merrin Leong, PhD

Post-doctoral Fellow

Merrin Leong did his doctoral research at Hong Kong University in the laboratory of Maria Lung, where he studied Epstein-Barr virus infection roles in regulation of host histone modifications.  Merring identified that EBV infections induces histone bivalent switches in squameous...

Jin Hua Liang

Graduate Student

Jin Hua pursued her graduate research in the Gewurz lab. Jin Hua's research focused on the regulation of nucleotide metabolism and NF-kB in EBV-transformed B-cells, where she identified key roles for the enzymes CTPS1 and CTPS2 in cytosine nucleotide metabolism...

Yuchen Zhang

Graduate Student

Yuchen's graduate studies focused on how host histone chaperones regulate EBV latency in EBV-transformed B-cells. She identified key roles for the CAF1 and HIRA complexes in control of EBV latency. She also characterized epigenetic mechanisms that control EBV latency and...

Brunno Caetano

Visiting graduate student

Brunno Caetano is pursuing his graduate studies with Deilson Elgui de Oliveira in Brazil, and is spending one year in the Gewurz lab for collaborative studies of EBV/host interactions in B-cell lytic replication

Jewel Voyer

Jewel is a summer research intern visiting from University of Rhode Island.  Jewel is a member of the Harvard SHURP program and working with Eric and Eshaani to study the the ferroptosis pathway in EBV-transformed cells .

Michael Lutchnekov

Technical Research Associate

Brenda Piedras Iturbide

Technical Research Associate

Brenda joined the Gewurz lab in 2021 after recently graduating from Trinity College with a double major in Biology and Public Policy & Law. Brenda pursued her undergraduate research in the Toscano lab at Trinity, where she focused on invertabrate...

Clarisel Lozano

Clarisel is a summer research intern participating in the Brigham & Women's Division of Infectious disease Brigham Research in Infectious Disease and Global Engagement (BRIDGE) program. The Bridge program is an 8-week summer fellowship program that provides development in clinical...

Chang Jiang

was a Post-doctoral Fellow in the Gewurz lab, currently an Assistant Professor at Moffitt Cancer Center

Rui Guo, PhD

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Gewurz lab, currently an Assistant Professor at Tufts Medical Center

Rui Guo received his PhD from Kansas State, where his thesis research with Ying Fan focused on procine reproductive and respiratory virus syndrome host/pathogen interactions. He discovered that PRSSV uses nanotubes for intracellular spread, that nanotubes also transfer mitochondria between...