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Carol Greider, PI

Distinguished Professor of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology Department
B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara (Biology)
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley (Molecular Biology)
Fellow, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

cgreider@ucsc.edu

Lab Alumni

A fun way to visualize the GreiderLab’s alumni and impact on the scientific community is the Academic Genealogy of Telomere and Telomerase Research.

Here is a timeline to visualize when alumni were in the lab, and who they overlapped with. Below is a table describing their post-Greiderlab careers.

UC Santa Cruz Members

team people

Akshi Jasani

Postdoctoral Fellow

ajasani@ucsc.edu

    team people

    Thea Egelhofer

    Research Specialist

    thea@ucsc.edu

      team people

      Rini Mayangsari

      Graduate Student, MCD

      rmayangs@ucsc.edu

        team people

        Aljona Groot

        Graduate Student, MCD

        aleka@ucsc.edu

          team people

          Domenique Banta

          Graduate Student, MCD

          dobanta@ucsc.edu

            Johns Hopkins Members

            team people

            Carla Connelly

            Technician

            connelly@jhmi.edu

              team people

              Kayarash Karimian

              Graduate Student, BCMB

              kkarimi1@jhmi.edu

                team people

                Samantha Sholes

                Graduate Student, BCMB

                ssholes1@jhmi.edu

                  Postdoctoral Trainees

                  NameDate(s) in LabEducation LevelPost-lab Career
                  Karen Prowse1990-1994PhDPartner
                  Connect Relocation VOF
                  Groningen, Netherlands
                  Lin Mantell1991-1994MD, PhDProfessor
                  Pharmaceutical Sciences
                  St. John's University
                  Queens, NY
                  Chantal Autexier1991-1997PhDProfessor
                  Anatomy and Cell Biology
                  McGill University
                  Montreal, Canada
                  Kathleen Collins1992-1995PhDProfessor
                  Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology
                  University of California at Berkeley
                  Berkeley, CA
                  Maria Blasco1993-1997PhDDirector
                  Spanish National Cancer Institute (CNIO)
                  Madrid, Spain
                  Karen Buchkovich1994-1996PhDAdjunct Faculty
                  Montgomery County Community College
                  Pottstown, PA
                  Alyson Kass-Eisler1995-1999PhDDirector
                  Office of Postdoctoral Education
                  Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
                  New York, NY
                  Bong-Kyeong Oh1995-1996PhDResearch Professor
                  Institute of Medical Science
                  Hanyang University College of Medicine
                  Seoul, South Korea
                  Siyuan Le1995-2000PhDSenior Director
                  WuXi AppTec
                  Philadephia, PA
                  Stephen Buck1996-1999PhDDept of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
                  University of Virginia School of Medicine
                  Charlottesville, VA
                  Michael Rudd1997-1999PhDUnknown
                  Kay Keyer Opperman1998-2002PhDSr. Product Manager
                  Thermo Fisher Scientific
                  Rockton, Ill
                  Julian J-L Chen1998-2004PhDProfessor
                  Chemistry and Biochemistry
                  Arizona State University
                  Tempe, AZ
                  Qijun Chen1999-2000PhDResearch Specialist
                  University of Pennsylvania
                  Philadelphia, PA
                  Ling Qi2001-2004PhDProfessor
                  Molecular & Integrative Physiology
                  University of Michigan
                  Ann Arbor, MI
                  Mary Armanios2003-2005MDProfessor
                  Oncology & Molecular Biology and Genetics
                  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
                  Baltimore, MD
                  Yunmei Ma Karanjawala2004-2009PhDScientist
                  Novogene
                  Hui-I Tom2004-2011PhDSenior Scientist
                  Molecular Analytical Development-Impurities
                  Bristol-Myers Squibb
                  Tammy Morrish2004-2012PhDDeceased
                  Nini Guo2007-2011PhDScientist
                  Office of Vaccines Research and Review
                  Food and Drug Administration
                  Silver Spring, MD
                  Christopher Viggiani2010-2012PhDDirector of Policy and Standards
                  Oregon State University
                  Corvallis, Oregon

                  Graduate Students

                  NameDate(s) in LabEducation LevelPost-lab Career
                  Lea Harrington1989-1994PhDProfessor
                  University of Montreal
                  Montreal, Canada
                  Ariel Avilion1990-1995PhDTranslational Research Scientist
                  Amgen
                  San Francisco, CA
                  Neena Sareen1993-1995MSUnknown
                  Helena (Xaiohong) Yang1995-1997PhDCo-founder DeepTech
                  Shanghai China
                  Douglas Mason1997-2002PhDDirector of Immunology
                  ZeptoMetrix Corporation
                  Buffalo, NY
                  Michael Hemann1998-2001PhDProfessor
                  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
                  Cambridge, MA
                  Jennifer Hackett1999-2003PhDScientist Educator
                  CSHL DNA Learning Center
                  New York, NY
                  Arne Ijpma1998-2004PhDAssistant Professor
                  Erasmus Center for Bioinformatics
                  Rotterdam, The Netherlands
                  Ling-Yang Hao2000-2005PhDSenior Scientist
                  Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies
                  Philadelphia, PA
                  Christopher Frank2001-2006MD/PhDAssistant Professor- Family Medicine
                  University of Michigan
                  David Feldser2001-2006PhDAssociate Professor of Cancer Biology
                  University of Pennsylvania
                  Philadelphia, PA
                  Joseph Kabogo2005-2007MSBiomedical Researcher, Lecturer,
                  Project Management Professional
                  Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)
                  Nairobi, Kenya
                  Molly Hyde2005-2009MSEpidemiologist
                  Maryland Dept. of Health
                  Baltimore, MD
                  Vinod Ranganathan2003-2011PhDFounder & CEO
                  Hunterian Medicine
                  Boston, MA
                  Sofia Vidal-Cardenas2007-2011PhDDirector Clinical Sciences
                  Exelixis
                  Denver, Co
                  Stella Lee2010-2015PhDBiologist Reviewer
                  Food and Drug Administration
                  Silver Spring, MD
                  Steven Wang2011-2017PhDBuisness Development
                  Korro Bio, Inc
                  Boston, MA
                  Alexandra Mims Pike2012-2018PhDPostdoctoral Fellow- Steven Bell Lab
                  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
                  Cambridge, MA
                  Rebecca Keener2013-2019PhDIRACDA Postdoctoral Fellow
                  Biomedical Engineering Department
                  Johns Hopkins University
                  Baltimore, MD
                  Callie Shubin2015-2020PhDScientist
                  Neochromosome
                  New York, NY

                  Postbaccalaureates

                  NameDate(s) in LabEducation LevelPost-lab Career
                  Jill Hemish1995-1997PhDSenior Grants Administrator
                  Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
                  Cold Spring Harbor, NY
                  Vivek Behera2010-2011MD-PhD Student
                  University of Pennsylvania
                  Philadelphia, PA
                  Kelsey Bettridge2011-2012Post Doctoral Fellow
                  National Insitutes of Health
                  Baltimore, MD
                  Hannah Kaizer2012-2014Medical Student
                  University of Maryland School of Medicine
                  Baltimore, MD
                  Rini Mayangsari2018-2020Graduate Student
                  University of California Santa Cruz
                  Santa Cruz, CA

                  Undergraduate Students

                  NameDate(s) in LabEducation LevelPost-lab Career
                  Christina Hull1989Professor
                  Dept of Biomolecular Chemistry
                  University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
                  Madison, WI
                  Jill Crittenden1991-1993Research Scientist
                  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
                  Cambridge, MA
                  Deyra Rodriguez2002Applications and Product Development Scientist
                  New England Biolabs
                  Boston, MA
                  Aixa Tapia-Santos2003Strategic Sourcing Manager, Laboratory Products
                  Cardinal Health
                  Dublin, OH
                  Natalie Held2008-2009Internal Medicine Resident
                  University of Colorado School of Medicine
                  Aurora, CO
                  Stephen Dria2011-2012Senior Biomedical Engineer
                  Adient Medical Inc
                  Houston, TX
                  Joshua Budman2012-2013CTO and Co-Founder
                  Tissue Analytics
                  Baltimore, MD
                  Craig Bohrson2013-2015Graduate Student
                  Harvard Medical School
                  Boston, MA
                  Ariel Swett2018-2020Research Technician
                  Weill Cornell Medicine
                  New York, NY

                  Technicians

                  NameDate(s) in LabEducation LevelPost-lab Career
                  Stephanie Goldsmith1989-2002Lab Manager
                  Lemore Joshua-Tor Lab
                  Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
                  Cold Spring Harbor, NY
                  Russel Fincher1997-1998FBI Special Agent
                  Computer Forensic Examiner
                  Margaret Strong1998-2020Lab Manager
                  Andrew Holland Lab
                  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
                  Baltimore, MD