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 Kate

ksawatzki@gmail.com

Kate Sawatzki

Postdoctoral Researcher Kate

Alexa Foss

Alexa Foss

Laboratory Technician

Alexa Foss

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

Jonathon Stone

Jonathon Stone

Veterinary Medicine Class of 2022

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM/PhD candidate

Jonathon Stone

Veterinary Medicine Class of 2022

Faizan Khalid

Faizan Khalid

visiting graduate student from UBC

Faizan Khalid

visiting graduate student from UBC

Laura Bordenhagen

Laura Bordenhagen

PhD student Biomedical Sciences

Laura Bordenhagen

PhD student Biomedical Sciences

Alum

Research Scientists

Islam Hussein: Research Scientist, MIT, 2012-2017

Postdocs

Micheal Estrin: Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT, 2012-2015

Jassia Pang: Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT, 2012-2016

Research Technicians

Katherine Gillman

Katherine (Ying) Zhou

PhD Students

Christopher Bandoro: Completed PhD, MIT Dept of Microbiology, 2017

Kimberly Davis: Completed PhD, MIT Dept of Microbiology, 2017

Eric Ma: Completed PhD, MIT Dept of Biological Engineering, 2017

Jean-Pierre Desforges: visiting PhD student from Aarhus University, Denmark (2016/17)

DVM students

Jillian Nolan: DVM student (2019)

Nicole Nelson: DVM/MPH student (2019)

Kendell Carlin: DVM student (2018)

Cambrey Knapp: DVM student (2018)

Sarah Adrianowycz: DVM student (summer 2018)

Marina Naoi: visiting DVM student Obihiro University in Japan (Summer 2018)

Charles Cummings: DVM student (summer 2017)

Laurel Myers: visiting DVM student University of Wisconsin (summer 2017)

Masters Students

Alex Collela: MSIDGH student (2019)

Jacqueline Buckley: MCM student (2019)

Benjamin Rogers: MSIDGH student (summer 2018)

Skyler Stevens: MSIDGH student (2018)

Anjali Narasimhan: MCM student (2018)

Undergraduate Students

Joseph Evans: visiting student from Worcester Polytech Institute (2018/19)

Matthew Araujo: visiting student from Worcester Polytech Institute (2018/19)

Zakir Bulmer: visiting student Bowdoin College (summer 2018)

Annie Kuan: Completed BS in Biological Engineering, MIT, 2016

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

Andrea Nickerson: Completed BS in Biological Engineering, 2014

Highschool Students

Matthew Amuguni: Highschool student (summers 2017, 2018)