Susan was born in China and grew up in Texas. She trained with Manu Hegde in the JHU-NIH graduate partnerships program and at the MRC LMB. She enjoys designing experiments, interpreting unexpected results, and marveling at the elegance of cellular mechanisms. Work in the Shao lab has been recognized by the Vallee Foundation, a Packard Fellowship, and the NIH New Innovator award.
Sichen (Susan) Shao
Mike is from the UK and did his PhD with Prof. Stephen High at the University of Manchester.
jingjing_gao [at] hms.harvard.edu
Reed Memorial Fellow
Jingjing is from China and did her PhD research in the lab of Ye Xiang at Tsinghua University.
joao_coelho [at] hms.harvard.edu
João is from Portugal and did his PhD with Prof. Matthias Feige at the Technical University of Munich.
haruka_chino [at] hms.harvard.edu
Takeda Science Foundation Fellow
Haruka is from Japan and did her PhD research in the lab of Noboru Mizushima at The University of Tokyo. She is interested in how cells maintain protein quality control.
Yingshi is from China and did his PhD with Prof. Elizabeth R. Gavis at Princeton University. He enjoys hiking, skiing, and running marathons.
michael_rale [at] hms.harvard.edu
Michael is from Los Angeles, California and did his PhD research with Prof. Sabine Petry at Princeton University. He enjoys writing short stories, reading, photography, and being near the ocean. Also loves dogs and cats.
Dawa grew up in Nepal and moved to Germany for higher education. She did her PhD with Prof. Brenda Schulman at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Munich. Outside of lab, she loves taking long walks in nature, running, and hiking.
muskaan_vasandani [at] hms.harvard.edu
Muskaan is from India and did her undergraduate research with the Bergstralh lab at the University of Rochester. She enjoys painting, reading, and watching movies.
bark [at] squirrels
Sage is from Texas. She can be persuaded to sit, stay, speak, shake, high-five, lie down, roll over, catch, jump, and (usually) come when called.