PITCH Projects

 

Project teams for the first round of PITCH, starting January 2016, are listed below.

James Cole, Ph.D., Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology, UConn Storrs and Stephen Hesler, Graduate Student, Molecular & Cell Biology, UConn Storrs

John C. Deacon, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist, Department of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Yale University, Kung-Pern Wang, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemistry, Yale University, and Joseph Paul Eder, M.D., Professor, Department of Medical Oncology, Yale School of Medicine

Richard A. Flavell, Ph.D., F.R.S, Professor, Department of Immunobiology, Yale School of Medicine, Roni Nowarski, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Immunobiology, Yale School of Medicine, and Ruaidhri Jackson, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Immunobiology, Yale School of Medicine

Elias Lolis, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Yale School of Medicine, Francine Foss, M.D., Professor, Department of Medical Oncology, Yale School of Medicine, and Demetrios Braddock, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Yale School of Medicine

Michael Lynes, Ph.D., Professor and Head, Molecular & Cell Biology, UConn Storrs, Martine DeVos, M.D., Ph.D., Head, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Gent, Debby Laukens, Ph.D., Department of Internal Medicine, University of Gent, and Lindsey Devisscher, DVM, Ph.D., Department of Internal Medicine, University of Gent.

Jun Lu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Yale School of Medicine, Jijun Cheng, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist, Department of Genetics, Yale School of Medicine, Dequan Xiao, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of New Haven, and Stephanie Halene, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine.

Mark Plummer, Ph.D., Medicinal Chemist, Yale Center for Molecular Discovery, Robert Bonomo, M.D., Physician, Cleveland VA, Denton Hoyer, Ph.D., Medicinal Chemist, Yale Center for Molecular Discover, Dennis Wright, Ph.D., Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, UConn Storrs, Amy Anderson, Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, UConn Storrs, and Brad Spellberg, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, USC Medical Center

Co-Lead Investigators: Jesse Rinehart, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, and Farren Isaacs, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, Andre Levchenko, Ph.D., Director, Yale Systems Biology Institute, Yale University, and Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, M.D., Director, Brain Tumor Surgery Program, Johns Hopkins Medicine

David A. Spiegel, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemistry, Yale University, Brett Blakeley, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemistry, Yale University

Li Wang, Ph.D., Professor, Physiology and Neurobiology, UConn Storrs, Dennis Wright, Ph.D., Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, UConn Storrs, and Diane Burgess, Ph.D., Professor, Pharmaceutics, UConn Storrs

John Wysolmerski, M.D., Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology), Yale School of Medicine, Lajos Puzstai, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Medicine (Medical Oncology), Yale School of Medicine, and Wonnam Kim, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

Qin Yan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Yale School of Medicine, and Jian Cao, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist, Department of Pathology, Yale School of Medicine