Dr. Andreia Marina Ionescu
Principal Investigator and Assistant Professor of Biology
Dr. Andreia Marina Ionescu is the principal investigator and an Assistant Professor of Biology. She received her PhD from University of Rochester (NY) and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston (MA). Dr. Ionescu joined Northeastern University in July 2020.
Dr. Muruganandan Shanmugam
Senior Research Scientist and Lab Manager
Dr. Muruganandan Shanmugam is a Senior Research Scientist and Lab Manager. He received his PhD from the Indian Veterinary Research Institute in Izatnagar (India) and he completed his postdoctoral fellowship at the Dalhousie University (Canada).
Rachel Pierce is a research assistant. She received her BA in Biology / Health Sciences from Emmanuel College in 2020.
Yiwei Kong is a second year Graduate Student. She received her MS from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China) in 2019.
Mahnia Asadollahi is a first year Graduate Student. She received her BA in Biology from Tehran University in 2020.
Arina Ovchinnikova is a research assistant. She received her BA in Biology-Neuroscience from Emmanuel College in 2022.
Shreya Kumar is an Undergraduate Student who is studying Biology and Mathematics at Northeastern University.
Aribah Baig is an Undergraduate Student who is studying Cell and Molecular Biology at Northeastern University.
Lillian Bergin is an Undergraduate Student who is studying Behavioral Neuroscience and Design at Northeastern University.
Maya Kanj is an Undergraduate Student who is studying Biology and Psychology at Northeastern University.
Undergraduate Research Intern, 2020-2021, Scientist at Moderna
Undergraduate Research Intern, 2020-2021
Undergraduate Research Intern 2021, Research Volunteer Harvard Medical School.
Undergraduate Research Intern 2021-2022. Co-OP Alloy Therapeutics.