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Peter M. Glazer, MD, PhD

Robert E. Hunter Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and Professor of Genetics

Chair, Department of Therapeutic Radiology

Research Interests

  • DNA Repair
  • Genetics
  • Radiation
  • Mutagenesis
  • Gene Targeting
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Recombinational DNA Repair

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Anisha Gupta, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate in Therapeutic Radiology

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Yuhong Lu, PhD, MD

Associate Research Scientist in Therapeutic Radiology

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Stanley Oyaghire

Postdoctoral Associate

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Susan Scanlon, M.D./Ph.D.


Research Interests: Hypoxia and DNA Repair

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Parker Sulkowski

Graduate Student Lab Member

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Audrey Turchick

Graduate Student Lab Member

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Edward Gunther 

Pre-doctoral, 1991-1993 
Associate Professor, 
Dept. of Medicine, Pennsylvania State Univ., 
Hershey, PA 
Triplex DNA and psoralen mutagenesis

Toni Yeasky

Research Assistant
Sr. Research Associate, Comprehensive Cancer Ctr.  Sylvester Research Laboratories, 
University of Miami, FL 
Mutagenesis in the tumor microenvironment

Pamela Havre

Post-doctoral, 1992-1995
Research Asst. Professor, Dept. of Hematology & Oncology,
University of Florida, Gainesville,
FL Targeted mutagenesis using triplex-forming oligonucleotides

Gan Wang

Post-doctoral, 1993-1996 
Associate Professor, Institute of Environmental Health Science,  
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI  
Mutagenesis and DNA repair induced by triplex-forming oligonucleotides

Elaine Lau

Undergraduate, 1994-1995
Postdoctoral Scholar, UCSF  
Triplex DNA

Manidipa Mukherjee Raha

Post-doctoral, 1994-1997
Science teacher, 
Brookfield High School, Brookfield, CT
Mutagenesis in Xeroderma pigmentosum variant cells

A. Fawad Faruqi

Post-doctoral, 1994-1999
Director, Sales and Business Development, 
HistoRx, Inc. Branford, CT 
Recombination induced by triplex formation

James Fritzell, Jr.

Research Assistant, 1995-1997
Perinatal Medicine, 
Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT
Mutagenesis in transgenic mice

Bruce Turner

Post-doctoral, 1995-1998
Vice President, Corporate Development, 
Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. CA 
Growth factors and radiation resistance

Philip Chan

Pre-doctoral, 1995-2000
CEO and President, CytoSorbents Corp., 
Monmouth Junction, NJ 
Targeted gene correction via triplex-forming oligonucleotides

Latha Narayanan

Research Technician, 1995-2003
Genetic instability in cancer cells

Laurent Lacroix

Pre-doctoral, 1996-1998
Staff Scientist, Museum National d'Histore Naturelle, 
Paris, France
Triplex formation by DNA analogs

Shilpi Mehta

Undergraduate, 1996-1998
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Obstetrics & Gyn. 
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Genetic instability in cancer cells

Karen Vasquez

Post-doctoral, 1996-2000
Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology,
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Gene targeting in mice using triplex-forming oligonucleotides

Shani Peretz

Pre-doctoral, 1996-2001
Biology Teacher, The Peddie School, 
Hightstown, NJ
Ataxia telangiectasia and regulation of IGF-1R expression

James Reddoch

Post-doctoral, 1997-1998
Executive Vice President and Head of Research, 
Royalty Pharma, New York, NY 
Gene targeting with modified triplex-forming oligonucleotides

Jianling Yuan

Pre-doctoral, 1997-2003
Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology, 
University of Minnesota Hospital, 
Minneapolis, MN 
Hypoxia and genetic instability 

Melissa Knauert

Post-doctoral, 1997-2005
Clinical Fellow, Dept. of Internal Med./Pulmonary, 
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Targeted gene correction in vivo

Charlotte Kim

Post-doctoral, 1998-1999
Attending physician, 
Div. of Radiation Oncology Dominican Santa Cruz Hospital, 
Santa Cruz, CA
Hypoxia and gene expression

Zhongjun John Luo

Post-doctoral, 1998-1999 
Research Fellow, 
Dept. of Genetics and Medicine, Vanderbilt University, 
Nashville, TN 
Recombination induced by triplex-forming oligonucleotides

Brady Dunklee

Lab Assistant, 1998-1999
Executive Director, 
Providence, RI 
Mutagenesis in cancer cells 

Xiaoxin Susan Xu

Post-doctoral, 1998-2000
Retired from Research Assistant Professor
Institute of Environmental Health Sci. Wayne State University, 
Detroit, MI
DNA mismatch repair and genetic instability

Margaret Macris-Kiss

Pre-doctoral, 1998-2003
Director of Molecular Sciences, 
AxioMx Corp. Branford, CT
Transcription Gene targeting by triplex forming by oligonucleotides

Ming Zeng

Post-doctoral, 1999-2000
Radiation Oncologist, 
Mount Carmel Health Radiology Group, 
Columbus, OH
DNA mismatch repair and radiation response

Hirock Datta

Post-doctoral, 1999-2001
Associate Director, 
Zenotech Labs, Hyderabad, India
Triplex-induced recombination in vitro

Linda Gorman

Post-doctoral, 2000-2001
Project Coordinator at UBC- Envision Group, 
Southport, CT 
Triplex-directed gene correction in the human b globin gene

Ryan Jensen

Pre-doctoral, 2000-2004
Assistant Professor, 
Department of Therapeutic Radiology, 
Yale University, CT
DNA damage response and cell communication

Shannon Gibson

Pre-doctoral, 2000-2005
Senior Scientist at Kolltan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
New Haven, CT 
Ataxia telangiectasia and gene expression

Faye Rogers

Postdoctoral, 2000-2008
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Therapeutic Radiology,
Yale University, CT
DNA repair of altered DNA structures

Valia Mihaylova  

Post-doctoral, 2001-2004
Associate Research Scientist Pediatrics,
Yale University, CT
Tumor hypoxia and DNA repair

Jean Kuan

Pre-doctoral 2001-2006
Chemical Sourcing Manager, 
Global Technical Operations, 
Allergan Inc., Irvine, CA
Triplex-directed gene correction in the human beta globin gene 

Ranjit Bindra

Pre-doctoral, 2001-2007
Assistant Professor, 
Dept. of Therapeutic Radiology,
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Tumor hypoxia and genetic instability 

Janice Lloyd

Post-doctoral, 2002-2005 
Scientist at U.S. Genomics,
Woburn, MA
DNA repair

Ki-Hyun Kim

Postdoctoral, 2002-2008
Business Executive, 
Seoul, Korea
Gene targeting with peptide nucleic acids

Catherine Brdlik

Post-doctoral, 2005-2006
Clinical Trainer, 
Genentech CT & D BioOncology,
San Francisco, CA 
DNA Damage response and cell signaling

Pallavi Lonkar

Post-doctoral, 2005-2008
Scientist, Catabasis Pharmaceuticals Inc. 
Cambridge, MA
Gene targeting using chemically modified oligonucleotides

Joanna Chin

Pre-doctoral, 2005-2010 
Resident, Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, 
Boston, MA
Triplex DNA and DNA repair

Erica Schleifman

Pre-doctoral, 2006-2010 
Senior Research Associate, 
Oncology Biomarker Development Group,
Genentech, San Francisco, CA
Gene targeting via DNA-binding molecules

Meredith Crosby

Post-doctoral, 2006-2011 
Staff Scientist, AbbVie  
North Chicago, IL 
Hypoxia induced microRNAs and DNA repair

Elizabeth Peterson-Roth

Post-doctoral, 2006-2011
Staff Scientist, L2 Diagnostics,
New Haven, CT
Cisplatin and DNA damage response

Hanspeter Niederstrasser

Post-doctoral, 2008-2011
Associate Research Scientist, 
Pediatrics, Yale University
DNA repair of non-B form DNA

Faisal Reza

Post-doctoral, 2010-2013
Targeted Gene editing and Genome Engineering

Melissa Knauert

Pre-doctoral, 2001-2005 
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary) & Assoc Program Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship  
Yale University 
Targeted gene correction in vivo

Jennifer Kalish

Pre-doctoral, 2001-2006  
Assistant Professor, Division of Human Genetics & Molecular Biology   
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Triplex DNA and DNA repair

Yanling Wu

Post-doctoral, 2009-2012   
Associate Research Scientist, Dept. of Internal Medicine    
Yale University
Gene correction for genetic diseases

James Hansen

Post-doctoral, 2011-2012    
Assistant Professor, Therapeutic Radiology     
Yale University 
Novel antibody for cancer therapy

Nicole Ali McNeer

Pre-doctoral, 2010-2014     
Fellow in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology      
Memorial Sloan Kettering
In vivo gene editing via nanoparticles

Jennifer Czochor

Pre-doctoral, 2010-2016      
Science Writer       
MicroRNA regulation and function in hypoxia

Nandakumar Balasubramanian

Post-doctoral, 2011-2016       
Staff Scientist        
Host factors required for triplex-mediated repair

Gregory Stachelek

Pre-doctoral, 2012-2016        
Resident in Radiation Oncology         
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Novel DNA repair inhibitors for cancer therapy

Raman Bahal

Post-doctoral, 2012-2017         
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology          
University of Connecticut
Gene targeting with novel molecules