Phone: 1-617-432-6543


Post-doctoral Fellows

Hyun-Min Kim Associate Professor at Duke Kunshan University, China
Sara Beese Scientific Advisor at Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP
Yonatan Tzur Professor at the Department of Genetics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Patrick Allard Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles
Sarit Smolikov Professor at the University of Iowa, IA
Yanjie Gu Senior Director at Kira Pharmaceuticals
Kristina Schild-Prufert Lecturer and senior scientist at the Institute of Molecular Bioscience, University of Graz, Austria
Carlos Egydio De Carvalho Associate Professor at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Andreas Eizinger Lecturer at the University of Freiburg, Germany
Pedro Robles Naharro Postdoc at Andre Pires da Silva’s Lab, University of Warwick, UK
Randi Goldman Reproductive endocrinology and infertility fellow, BWH
Jinmin Gao Professor of Genetics, Nankai University, China
Takamune Saito Assistant Professor, Department of Genetic Engineering, Kindai University, Japan
María Fernanda Hornos Carneiro Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
Nara Shin MSL/Program Alliance Manager at BostonGene
Doris Lui  
Saravanapriah Nadarajan Senior Scientist at Expansion Therapeutics
Marina Martinez-Garcia Associate Professor at the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Daniel Miller Scientist at Minerva Biotechnologies

Graduate students

Amanda Nottke Sr. Clinical Data Scientist at Ciitizen and Content Writer/Internal Newsletter Coordinator for Blue Matter Management Consulting
Luciann Cuenca Postdoctoral fellow in Arjun Raj's lab at the University of Pennsylvania
Elisabeth Altendorfer Postdoctoral fellow in Andreas Mayer's lab at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany

Visiting Graduate Students

Esther Herruzo de la Fuente Completed her PhD program at IBFG. CSIC. Salamanca, Spain.
Luiz Pantalena Completed D.M.D. at Harvard Medical School of Dental Medicine. Practicing dentistry in Wyoming, MI
Charlene Coquereau Completed her M.S. at the Polytech Blaise Pascal University, France. Production Engineer at Bonna Sabla in Angers, France
Sophie Zaaijer CEO of FIND Genomics and postdoc at Cornell Tech
Ivo Van Bostelen Completed his Ph.D. program at the Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Elena Todisco Completed her Masters in Molcular Biology & Genetics at the University of Pavia, Italy (2021 Giovanni Armenise Harvard Foundation Fellow)

Research Assistants

Kate Meyer Masters in Mathematics & Statistics at Smith College
Allison Hurlburt Maine Standards Company

Undergraduate and High School Researchers

Michelle Seeler Undergraduate at Georgia Institue of Technology
Beatrice Tynan Undergraduate at College of William and Mary
Sarah Bolnick Undergraduate at Harvard University
Imani Porter PhD student at Standford University
Don Eaford PhD student at Emory University
Julianna Quinn Undergraduate at University of Florida, Gainesville
Ana Castaner Undergraduate at Harvard University
Kaci Craft Undergraduate at Langston University (2020 Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program)
Elizaveta Berson Undergraduate at MCPHS University
Tanuj Thakkar Undegraduate at MCPHS University
Vivian Chan Undergraduate at Boston University
Hussam Alshareef Undergraduate at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Sebastian Hincapie Undergraduate at University of Texas at El Paso
Michael Arenas Alarcon Undergraduate at Suffolk University
Shane Guidaboni Undergraduate at Boston University
Kelly Arenas Alarcon Undergraduate at Suffolk University
Jamaarl Mercado Rivera Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Medical School, Mexico (2015 and 2016 Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program)
Luiz Guilherme Hendrischky PhD candidate at Instituto D’or de Pesquisa e Ensino at Rio de Janeiro; creator and host of Record TV’s first scientific communication podcast in Brazil; Visiting Professor at UFRJ teaching Scientific Communication.
Julia Shea Concord Academy
Magdalena Kretschmer Lausitz University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Catherine Williamson Newton Country Day School
Emel Kasgarli Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine-Florida Atlantic University (2010 Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program)
Kate Meyer Masters in Mathematics & Statistics at Smith College (2008 Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program)
Andrew Greenspon Applied Physics at Harvard University (Undergraduate student from Amherst College)
Brian DuBoff Completed his Ph.D. at Harvard Medical School. Postdoctoral Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital (Undergraduate student from James Madison University)
Rebecca Greenstein Lab technician at the Univ. of Minnesota (Undergraduate student from Carleton College)
Joshua Jacobs Undergraduate at Yale University (Undergraduate student from Yale University)
Vanessa Matos-Cruz Completed her Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University. Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale School of Medicine (2005 Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program)
Stefan Kathman Completed his B.S. at Harvard University. Ph.D. candidate in Chemistry at Northwestern University (Research Science Institute Program)

Contact Details

Dr. Monica Colaiacovo
Blavatnik Institute, Harvard Medical School
Department of Genetics 
New Research Building, Room 334 
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115 USA 
Telephone: 1-617-432-6543