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Our Team
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Sasha Shenk, BS

Senior Research Technician

Lab Manager

Sasha began in the lab as a student intern while completing her undergraduate degree in Health Sciences at Northeastern University. She has since become Senior Research Technician and lab manager of the Garlick Lab. Sasha is primary interested in the cell-level mechanisms of fibrotic skin diseases as well as optimizing our 3D skin tissues for use in testing novel methods of drug delivery.

When not at the lab, you can find Sasha trying new Boston restaurants or traveling on every three day weekend!

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Lev Brown, BA

Research Technician

Lev completed his undergraduate degree in biology from Brandeis University, and now works as a Research Technician. His primary interest is studying the process of tissue formation in those with scleroderma.

 

When not at the lab, you can find Lev cycling or watching the Celtics.

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Shantelia Shook, BS

PREP Student 

Shantelia completed her biology degree at Dordt University with a interest in stem cell and cancer research. Currently, she is a PREP student working on optimizing our 3D skin tissues.

 

When not in the lab, you can find Shantelia cooking fusion cuisines, and exploring downtown Boston!

Lab Alumni

Professors

Christophe Egles, PhD.
Addy Alt-Holland, PhD.

Behzad Gerami-Naini, PhD.

PostDoctoral Scholars
Rossella Calabrese PhD.

Mark Carlson, PhD.

Jason Defuria, PhD.

Kyle Hewitt, PhD.

Mengqi Huang, PhD.

Olga Kashpur, PhD.

Anna Maione, PhD.

Mariam Margvelashvili, PhD.

Lara Park, PhD.

Yulia Shamis, PhD.

Weitan Zhang, PhD.

Graduate Students
Mengqi Huang, PhD.
Anna Maione, PhD.
Kyle Hewitt, PhD.
Yulia Shamis, PhD.
Tessa DesRochers PhD.

Staff
Judith Edwards – Administrative Assistant
Jeremy Baskin – Research Technician
Jennifer Landmann – Administrative Assistant
Christine Kamar- Research Technician
Kamar Reda - Research Technician
Shumin Dong- Research Technician

Elana Knight, MPH - Research Technician

Faye Martin - Administrative Assistant

Trishawna Watkins - Research Technician

Avi Smith - Senior Research Technician

Dental Research Interns

Irene Lang

Tracy Gerona

Undergraduates and Interns

2022

Christian Evans

Drew Macklin

Yakir Brawer

Karina Colomba

2021

Jamie Riesenberg

Juju Zweifach

Alma Dogalova

2019
Kayla Gorelick
Nathan Ashby
Fredrick Birnbaum
Anna Shevzov-Zebrun

Sasha Shenk

Karina Demchuk

Josh Napier

Feven Aadhana

2018
Lev Brown
Fiona Burguin
Naftali Falk-Judson
Josephine Agamash
Simon Harris
Maya Leschinsky
Giulana Perini
Drew Sandler

2017
Tianyue Zhang