About Us


Jonathan A. Runstadler

Jonathan A. Runstadler

Principal Investigator

Jonathan.Runstadler@tufts.edu

Jonathan A. Runstadler

Principal Investigator

Current Lab Members

Wendy Puryear

Wendy Puryear

Lab Manager / Research Scientist

Wendy.Puryear@tufts.edu https://sites.tufts.edu/sealviralecology/ https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Wen

Wendy Puryear

Lab Manager / Research Scientist

Nichola Hill

Nichola Hill

Research Scientist

Nichola.Hill@tufts.edu

Nichola Hill

Research Scientist

Kate Sawatzki

Kate Sawatzki

Postdoctoral Researcher

ksawatzki@gmail.com

Kate Sawatzki

Postdoctoral Researcher

Alexa Foss

Alexa Foss

Laboratory Technician

Alexa Foss

Laboratory Technician

Katherine Zhou

Katherine Zhou

Laboratory Technician

Katherine Zhou

Laboratory Technician

Jonathon Gass

Jonathon Gass

PhD student Biomedical Sciences

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Jonathon Gass

PhD student Biomedical Sciences

Ava Mastrostefano

Ava Mastrostefano

Veterinary Medicine Class of 2022

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Ava Mastrostefano

Veterinary Medicine Class of 2022

Joseph Evans

Joseph Evans

Undergraduate Student

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Joseph Evans

Undergraduate Student

Matthew Araujo

Matthew Araujo

Undergraduate Student

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Matthew Araujo

Undergraduate Student

Anjali Narasimhan

Anjali Narasimhan

Masters student in Conservation Medicine

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Anjali Narasimhan

Masters student in Conservation Medicine

Jonathon Stone

Jonathon Stone

Veterinary Medicine Class of 2022

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Jonathon Stone

Veterinary Medicine Class of 2022

 

Lab Alumni

 

Islam Hussein

Islam Hussein

Research Scientist, MIT

Islam Hussein

Research Scientist, MIT

 

Postdocs

Michael Estrin

Michael Estrin

Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT

Completed Postdoctoral Fellowship, MIT Department of Comparative Medicine, June 2014

Michael Estrin

Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT

Jassia Pang

Jassia Pang

Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT

Completed Postdoctoral Fellowship, MIT Department of Comparative Medicine, September 2014

Jassia Pang

Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT

 

Veterinary Students

Charlie Cummings

Veterninary Medicine, Tufts Class of 2019

 

Kendall Carlin

Veterninary Medicine, Tufts Class of 2021

 

Cambrey Knapp

Veterninary Medicine, Tufts Class of 2021

 

Sarah Adrianowycz

Veterninary Medicine, Tufts Class of 2020

 

Graduate Students

Christopher Bandoro

Christopher Bandoro

PhD Student, MIT

Completed PhD, MIT Department of Microbiology, 2017

Christopher Bandoro

PhD Student, MIT

Kimberly Davis

Kimberly Davis

PhD Student, MIT

Completed PhD, MIT Department of Microbiology, 2017

Kimberly Davis

PhD Student, MIT

Eric Ma

Eric Ma

PhD Student, MIT

Completed PhD, MIT Department of Biological Engineering, 2017

Eric Ma

PhD Student, MIT

 

Undergraduate Students

Annie Kuan

Completed BS in Biological Engineering, MIT, 2016

 

Andrea Nickerson

Completed BS in Biological Engineering, MIT, 2014

 

Darcy Thompson

Completed BS in Biology, MIT, 2016

 

Kyle Yuan

Completed BS in Biological Engineering, MIT, 2016

 

Justin Zabilansky

Completed BS in Biological Engineering, MIT, 2015

 

Visiting Students

Jean-Pierre Desforges

Visiting Student from Aarhus University, Denmark

 

Matthew Amuguni

Highschool summer student

 

Marina Naoi

Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro University in Japan Class of 2018

 

Zakir Bulmer

Bowdoin College

 

Laurel Myers

Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin Class of 2019