Irving Lab alumni

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PhD and Master’s student graduates

Dimitrios Alatzoglou: PhD graduate, thesis title: Rendering adoptively transferred T cells resistant to cyclic adenosine monophosphate-mediated suppression, 2021

Jesus Corria Osorio, MD: PhD graduate, thesis title: Novel combinatorial gene-engineered T-cell transfer strategy that reprograms the tumor immune landscape for enhanced tumor control and survival, 2020

Elisabetta Cribioli: PhD graduate, thesis title: Novel gene-engineering strategies to direct and enhance T-cell activity against solid tumors, 2019

Elise Gray-Gaillard: Whitaker International Fellowship intern and Master’s graduate (joint with Profs. Olivier Michelin & Vincent Zoete), thesis title: Evaluating the effect of TCR-pMHC binding affinity on CD8+ T-cell responsiveness, 2019

Konstantinos Kiritsis: Medical Master’s student graduate, thesis title: Development of anti-VEGFR3 CAR T cells for targeting tumor lymphatics, 2017

Fernanda Herrera, MD: PhD graduate, thesis title: Transient tumor microenvironment re-programming by low-dose irradiation fosters responsiveness of advanced ovarian cancer to combinatorial immunotherapy, 2017


Former Postdoctoral scientists and Research associates

Dr Giorgia Rota: Research associate, 2017-2019

Dr Gopinadh Jakka: Post-doctoral scientist, 2013-2017

Dr Sandro Manni (joint with Pr Immanuel Luescher): Post-doctoral scientist, 2014-2016

Dr Yang Liu (joint with Pr Immanuel Luescher): Post-doctoral scientist, 06.2014-08.2017

Dr Caroline Poisson (joint with Prs Olivier Michelin & Vincent Zoete): Post-doctoral scientist, 2013-2015

Dr Daniela Calderlari Guex (joint with Prs Olivier Michelin & Vincent Zoete): Research associate, 2013-2015

Dr Nahzli Dilek (joint with Prs Olivier Michelin & Vincent Zoete): Post-doctoral scientist, 2015-2018


Former Technicians

Alexandre Casel, 2017-2018

Kelly Ascencao (joint with Prs Olivier Michelin & Vincent Zoete), 2015-2018


Visiting Students, Scientists and Internships

Mauricio Garcia: US Fullbright fellowship, Harvard College, 2021

Giulia D’Accardio: Master’s student internship, thesis title: Gene modifications to enhance the function of tumor-directed T cells, University of Padova, 2021

Jean Guillaume, Apprenticeship, 2021

Margaux Saillard, Apprenticeship, 2020

Dr Charlotte Griessen, Internship, 2020

Hugo Legenne, Undergraduate trainee, 2019

Rebecca Balz, Apprenticeship, 2019

Marius Kulp : Undergraduate student internship, 2018

Gwendoline Wicki: EPFL Master’s student internship, 2017

Isabel Gruber: BNF Trainee, 2017

Bahareh Khoramdin: BNF Trainee, 2017

Bastien Marti (joint with Prs Olivier Michelin & Vincent Zoete): Civil Service, 2017

Petros Tyrakis: Visiting MB/PhD Medical student fellow from University of Cambridge, 2017

Magela Motalvo Bereau: Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship, visiting student from The CIM, Cuba, 2016

Roli Siddarth: BNF Trainee, 2016

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