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Dave Guertin

David Guertin, PhD

Professor, Program in Molecular Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School

BS in Biology, Saint Michael's College, Vermont
PhD, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Post-doc: Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge MA

Phone:  508-856-8064

2015: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Research Scholar Award
2013: Jaime Kim Memorial Lecture, University of Chicago
2011: National Academy of Sciences Kavli Frontiers of Science Scholar
2010: Pew Scholar Award 
2010: Charles Hood Foundation Child Health Research Award
2008: NIH/NCI Pathway to Independence Award
2007: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Special Fellow Award
2003: Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Fellowship Award

  • Will Doxsey

    Will Doxsey

    Research Assistant

    Hometown: Sterling MA
    Training: UMass Amherst (BS)
    Hobbies: Listening to music, playing board games and video games

  • John Haley

    John Haley

    Graduate Student
    Hometown: Sea Cliff, NY
    Training: Stony Brook University (BS)
    Hobbies: Sailing, skiing, hiking and cooking
  • Su Myung Jung

    Su Myung Jung, PhD

    Post-doctoral Associate
    Hometown: Busan, South Korea
    Training: Sungkyunkwan University, Korea (BS & PhD)
    Funding: American Diabetes Association (2018-21)
    Hobbies: I enjoy listening to music, playing music with people, and soccer 
  • Kate Korobkina

    Kate Korobkina

    Graduate Student
    Hometown: Khabarovsk, Russia
    Training: Earlham College (BA)
    Hobbies: Taking long walks in nature, reading science & health related books, cooking and baking
  • Huawei Li

    Huawei Li

    Research Associate
    Hometown: Tieling, China
    Training: Shandong University, China (BS); Jackson Laboratories, Maine USA  
    Hobbies: In my spare time, I like to grow plants in my backyard and listen to music
  • Amelia Luciano

    Amelia Luciano, PhD

    Post-doctoral Fellow
    Hometown: Watertown, CT
    Training: Cornell University (BS); Yale University (PhD)
    Funding: NIH/NCI T32 Cancer Biology Training Grant (2017-18)
      UMass Cancer Center Pilot Project Grant (2019)
      American Cancer Society (2019-22)
    Hobbies: I enjoy working out, refereeing rugby, making dad jokes and playing with my cats
  • Camila Martinez Calejman

    Camila Martinez Calejman, PhD

    Post-doctoral Fellow
    Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Training: University of Buenos Aires (BS & PhD)
    Funding: American Diabetes Association (2018-21)
    Hobbies: Museums (Boston has some great ones like ICA or MFA), live music, going to the beach or for a hike in the mountains, and watching sports - Go Pats!