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Vandana A Gupta, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Besides working on neuromuscular diseases, Vandana enjoys cycling, painting and spending time with her husband and two kids.

Nishanthi - Professional photo
Nishanthi Mathiyalagan
Post Doctoral Fellow

Nishanthi completed her PhD in developmental genetics at La Trobe University, Australia. Currently, she is working on the genetic regulation of neuromuscular development and diseases.

Esmat Karimi
Graduate Student

Esmat is a PhD student in Genetics at the University of Arizona and is a visiting PhD scholar. She is continuing her thesis work on gene discovery and therapy development for inherited myopathies in the Gupta Lab. She completed bachelor ‘s and master’s degrees in cellular and molecular biology in Iran. Outside of the lab, she enjoys hiking, working out, watching movies and cooking.

Jennifer Casey
Jennifer Casey
Research Technician

Jenn is a Research Technician and Lab Manager in the Gupta Lab.  She attended Clemson University for her bachelor’s degree, where she studied Biochemistry and Genetics in addition to captaining the collegiate sailing team. Outside of the lab, she enjoys cycling, skiing, spending time on the water, and the company of her dog.

Euri Kim
Euri Kim
Research Technician

Euri is a Research Technician in the lab. She completed her master’s degree in Medical Sciences and bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Boston University. Outside of lab, she teaches English to adults preparing for their GED exams and enjoys all the food that Boston has to offer.

Brian Tao
Brian Tao
Undergraduate Student

Brian is an undergraduate student at Boston University studying Medical Science in the Seven Year Liberal Arts / Medical Education program. Outside of lab, he enjoys hanging out with friends and exploring downtown Boston. He likes weightlifting and is learning Japanese in his free time.

Former Lab Members

Nicole Zuno

Undergraduate Student, Harvard University

Janet Shi

Research Scientist, Novartis

Remi Joseph

Medical Student, Boston University

Arian Mansur

Medical Student, Harvard Medical School

Jasmine Pak

Clinical Research Coordinator, Tufts Medical Center

Junko Shimazu

Postdoc, Rockefeller University

Claire Grosgogeat

Medical Student, Univerity of Miami

Catherine Clark

MS, Northeastern University

Michael Mario Marchetti

Student, University of Massachusetts

Caroline Jirka

Medical Student, Boston University

Alexis Bennett

Medical Student, Drexel University

Benton Mitchell

Research Technician, Boston Children’s Hospital

Ayano Kondo

Graduate student, University of Pennsylvania 

Junko Shimaju

Graduate Student, Columbia University

Jessica McIntire

Medical Student, University of Pittsburgh

Stacey Gundry

PA student, University of Colorado

Marie Discenza

Genetic Counselor, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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