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Current Lab Members

  • Merav Socolovsky

    Merav Socolovsky, MD, Ph.D.

    Joined the faculty of the UMass Chan Medical School in 2004.

    BA (1983), University of Cambridge, UK; MBBS (equivalent to MD), University College, London, U.K. (1986); Ph.D (1994), University of Cambridge, U.K. Member of the Royal College of Physicians, U.K. (1989). Postdoctoral training at the Whitehead Institute, MIT, Cambridge, USA, under the mentorship of Dr. Harvey Lodish. Received a number of awards including a Medical Research Council (U.K.) Training Fellowship (1989), a Howard Hughes Training Fellowship for Physicians (1994), a National Cancer Institute Howard Temin (KO1) Career Development Award (2002), Charles Hood Foundation Child Health Research Award (2004), American Cancer Society Scholar award (2006), UMass Chan Medical School Faculty Scholar award (2012), Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Scholar award (2012) and an American Society of Hematology Bridge Grant Award (2013).

  • Yung Hwang

    Yung Hwang, Ph.D.

    Postdoctoral Research Associate, lab member since 2013
    PhD Student 2013-2019

    Dissertation; "The Role of S-Phase Speed During an Erythroid Transcriptional Switch" December 18th, 2019. 

    Graduated from Tzu Chi University in Taiwan in 2009 with a B.S in Life Sciences. Previous research interests included virus-induced anti-apoptotic pathways and viral vaccine development.

  • Ashley Winward

    Ashley Winward, B.S.

    Research Associate, lab member since 2019

    Graduated from the University of New Haven (West Haven, CT) in 2015 with B.S. Degrees in Marine Biology and Environmental Science and a minor in Chemistry. Previously an Animal Care Technician for UMass Chan Medical School. 

  • Divya Nair, Ph.D.

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Starting 2023

  • Logan Lalonde

    Research Technician

    Starting 2023