team

diverse team to combat mosquito-borne viruses



(and other things… thanks, COVID)

Nathan Grubaugh

Assiociate Professor
Imposter PI

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Chantal Vogels

Associate Research Scientist
Mosquito guru

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Chrispin Chaguza

Associate Research Scientist
Likes bacteria (gross)

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Mallery Breban

Program Administrator 
Something clever

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Matthew Brandt

Program Administrator
NGS baller

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Anne Hahn

Postdoctoral Assoc.
Variant hunter

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Verity Hill

Postdoctoral Assoc.
Map whisperer

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Emma Taylor-Salmon

Clinical Fellow
A real Doctor

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Robert “Toby” Koch

Postgrad Assoc.
Namesake impersonator

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Rebecca Earnest

PhD Student
Epidemiologist in training

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Afeez Sodeinde

PhD Student
Actually does experiments

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Abbey Porzucek

PhD Student
Virally cultured

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Chaney Kalinich

MD Student
El Patron

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Kien Pham

MPH Student
Nextstrainer

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Nicholas Chen

MPH Student
Poxologist

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Lab alumni

they survivied, and are now on to better things!

Kendall Billig

MPH student 2020-22

Isabell Ott

Lab tech 2020-22

Mary Petrone

PhD Student 2019-21

Joseph Fauver

Postdoctoral associate 2019-21

Anderson Brito

Postdoctoral associate 2019-21

Jessica Rothman

Statistician 2020-21

Annie Watkins

MPH student 2020-21

Tara Alpert

Postdoctoral fellow 2020-21

Cole Jensen

MPH student 2020-21

Peter Neugebauer

Summer intern 2020

Christina Harden

Post-grad 2020

Aaron Hentoff

MPH student 2018-20

Márcio J L Siconelli

Summer intern (Brazil) 2019

Emma Allen

MPH student 2019

Evolution of a lab

Offer accepted!

October, 2017

Day 1

July, 2018

1st anniversary

July, 2019

Tailgate!

November, 2019

Mary Graduated!

October, 2021

Drinks!

July, 2022

Sports!

July, 2022

Tailgate #2!

November, 2022

Our many collaborators

because good science isn’t done in a vacuum

Kristian Andersen

The Scripps Research Institute

Christine Carrington

The University of the West Indies

Alex Ciota

Wadsworth Center

Lauren Gardner 

Johns Hopkins University

Laura Goodman

Cornell University

Emma
Hodcroft

University of Basal

Shelli
Farhadian

Yale School of Medicine

Nuno
Faria 

University of Oxford

Akiko
Iwasaki

Yale School of Medicine

Moritz  Kraemer

University of Oxford

Philippe  Lemey 

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Jake Lemieux

Mass General Hospital

Carolina Lucas

Yale School of Medicine

Bronwyn MacInnis

The Broad Institute

Richard
Neher 

University of Basal

Brandon Ogbunu

Yale University

Danny Park

The Broad Institute

Robert Paulino

UNIBE

Oliver
Pybus

University of Oxford

Pardis Sabeti

The Broad Institute

Saravanan Thangamani

SUNY Upstate Medical University