Wagner Group: Group Members

Current members

Bridget Wagner, Ph.D.
   Director of Pancreatic Cell Biology and Metabolic Disease
   Ph.D., Harvard University
   bwagner@broadinstitute.org
 
 
Deepika Walpita, Ph.D.
   Research Scientist
   Ph.D., West Virginia University
   dwalpita@broadinstitute.org
   Project area: Human islet cell culture; small-molecule inducers of human beta-cell proliferation
 
 
Amedeo Vetere, Ph.D.
   Research Scientist
   Ph.D., University of Trieste, Italy
   avetere@broadinstitute.org
   Project area: Targeted approaches to beta-cell proliferation (menin, glucokinase, let-7, miR101)
 
 
Kaihui Hu He, Ph.D.
   Postdoctoral Fellow
   Ph.D., University of Geneva
   kaihui@broadinstitute.org
   Project area: Small-molecule inducers of Pax4 expression fo beta-cell transdifferentiation from alpha cells
 
 
Stephen Scully, Ph.D.
   Postdoctoral Fellow
   Ph.D., Boston University
   sscully@broadinstitute.org
   Project area: Chemistry focused on a novel inhibitor of cytokine-induced beta-cell apoptosis
 
 
Amit Choudhary, Ph.D.
   Harvard Junior Fellow (co-advised with Stuart Schreiber)
   Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
   achoud@broadinstitute.org
   Project area: Global phosphoproteomics of alpha and beta cells
 
 
Yuan Yuan
   Graduate Student (Harvard Chemistry; co-advised with Stuart Schreiber)
   Bachelor’s degree, Peking University, China
   yuan@broadinstitute.org
   Project area: Small molecules to induce beta-cell transdifferentiation from exocrine cells
 
 
Morten Lundh
   Visiting Graduate Student (co-advised with Thomas Mandrup-Poulsen, University of Copenhagen)
   lundh@broadinstitute.org
   Project area: Role of histone deacetylases in cytokine-induced beta-cell apoptosis

 
 
Tammy Gilbert
   Research Associate
   M.S., B.S., Texas A&M University
   tgilbert@broadinstitute.org
   Project area: Beta-cell transdifferentiation from alpha cells
 
 
Alicia Tang
   Research Associate
   M.S., Northeastern University; B.S., Dickinson College
   alitang@broadinstitute.org
   Project area: Small-molecule profiling; protecting beta cells from cytokine-induced apoptosis
 
 
 

Past members

Stefan Kubicek, Ph.D.
   Postdoctoral Fellow (with Stuart Schreiber)
   Current position: Assistant professor, CEMM, Vienna
 
Dina Fomina-Yadlin, Ph.D.
   Graduate Student (Harvard Molecular and Cellular Biology; co-advised with Stuart Schreiber)
   Ph.D., 2011
   Current position: Postdoctoral fellow, Amgen, Seattle, WA
 
Danny Chou, Ph.D.
   Graduate Student (Harvard Chemistry; co-advised with Stuart Schreiber)
   Ph.D., 2011
   Current position: Postdoctoral fellow, laboratory of Robert Langer, MIT
 
Kristin Rose
   Undergraduate Student, Broad SRPG Program
   B.S., MIT, 2010
   Current position: Graduate Student, BBS program, Harvard Medical School
 
Chioma Madubata
   Undergraduate Student, Harvard PRISE Program
   A.B., Harvard College, 2011
   Current position: Medical student, Columbia Unversity
 
Flor De La Cruz
   Undergraduate Student, Broad SRPG Program
   MIT, class of 2014
 
Hoang-Lan Tran
   Undergraduate Student, HHMI EXROP Program
   B.S., UCLA, 2010
 
Sampada Joshee
   Undergraduate Student, HHMI EXROP Program
   B.S., University of Colorado, 2010
 
Kedar Perkins
   Undergraduate Student, HHMI and Broad SRPG Program
   University of Maryland, Baltimore County
 
Anna Ross
   Summer Intern, Broad Outreach Program
   Student, Brookline High School