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Dr. Katharine (Kate) Lewis


Associate Professor

Life Sciences Complex

Department Of Biology

Syracuse University

Phone: 315-443-5902

Lab: 315-443-7253

Email: kelewi02@syr.edu

                                                                 Website: http://asfaculty.syr.edu/pages/bio/Lewis-Katharine.html

Research Team


  • José-Luis Juarez Morales (Research assistant professor)
  • Santanu Banerjee (Research assistant professor)
  • Sam England (Research assistant professor)
  • William Haws (PhD student)
  • Ginny Grieb (technician and lab manager)
  • Leslie Vogt (technician)
  • Martina Morris (undergraduate researcher)
  • Gabriella Nieves (undergraduate researcher)
  • Samuel Haws (web page manager)

Zebrafish Husbandry Team of Undergraduate Workers


  • Kailyn Sitter
  • Yihong Guo
  • Audrey Thorland
  • Rim Abdullah
  • Chris Cook
  • Carly Sopuch

 

Previous Postdocs and Graduate Students


  • José-Luis Juarez Morales (postdoc / research assistant professor. 
  • Will Hilinski (PhD student). SUNY UMU. Graduated 2016. Next step: Industry.
  • Gustavo Cerda-Moya (PhD student). University of Cambridge. Graduated 2011. Next step: Postdoc at University of Cambridge.
  • Frida Weierud (PhD student). University of Cambridge. Graduated 2011. Next step: Industry.
  • Debbie Goode. Open University part-time PhD student co-supervised with Dr Greg Elgar. Graduated 2011. Next steps: Postdocs at University of Cambridge.
  • Claus Schulte (PhD student). University of Cambridge. Graduated 2010. Next step: Biotech company.
  • Manuel Batista(PhD student). University of Cambridge. Graduated 2009. Next Steps: Postdoc at Skirball Institute, NY then Inustry.
  • Sarah de Jager (Part-time postdoc). Next step: postdoc at University of Cambridge. 
  • Simon Durgan. Next step: High school teacher.
  • Murray Hargrave. Next step: Full-time father.

Previous Undergraduate Researchers


  • Christiane Voufo (undergraduate researcher 2015 - 2017).
    • Current: UC Berkeley PhD program.
  • Richard Bates (undergraduate researcher 2015 - 2017).
    • Current: EMT.
  • José Marrero Rosado (undergraduate researcher 2014 - 2017).
    • Current: UC Berkeley PhD program.
  • Jason Zheng (undergraduate researcher 2014-2016)
  • Victor Rivera (Summer SDB Choose Development REU student, 2014)
  • Paul Campbell (undergraduate researcher 2013-2015, lab technician 2015-2016)
    • Current: Brown University PhD program
  • Andrew Tynon (summer REU student 2015)
    • Current: Stonybrook medical school
  • Grace Vallejo (undergraduate researcher 2013 - 2015)
    • Current: Ross University medical school
  • Ria Foye-Edwards (undergraduate researcher 2013 - 2015)
    • Current: John Hopkin's University MA in Science Writing Program
  • Nicole Santos (undergraduate researcher 2013 - 2015)
    • Current: Clinical Data Associate at ECOG-ACRIN
  • Will Fancher (undergraduate researcher 2014-2015)
    • Current: SUNY ESF MSc in Environmental Science Program
  • Alexa Machikas (undergraduate researcher 2012 - 2014)
    • Current: University of Maryland School of Medicine PhD program
  • Celia Demby (undergraduate researcher 2012 - 2014)
    • Current: John Hopkin's University PhD program
  • Sofia Pezoa (undergraduate researcher 2011-2013)
    • Post-baccalaureate Fellow, National Institutes of Heath, Dr. Brant Weinstein's Lab, 2013-2014
    • Current: Pre-doctoral Trainee, Dr. Lee Niswander's Lab, University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus.  
  • Gisella Rodriguez  (undergraduate researcher 2011-2013)
    • Current: Research Assistant, University of Texas, Dallas.
  • Geoffrey Henderson (post-bac intern 2011)
    • UCLA Medical School
  • Samantha Balakirsky (undergraduate researcher 2010-2012)
    • 2012 – 2014 Research study assistant at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - coordinated clinical trials in prostate cancer. 
    • 2014- 2016 Physician’s Assistant Program at Weill Cornell Medicine.
    • 2016 – present Physician’s Assistant at New York Presbyterian - Cornell in Manhattan in the inpatient adult hematology/oncology department. Working mainly with acute leukemics.
  • Kadiah Kamara (undergraduate researcher 2010-2012)
    • Teach America
  • Florence Giger (PhD at INSERM, Paris. 2009-2010)
  • Marion Baraban (PhD at University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris. 2007-2008)
  • Sophie Lutter (part II student, PhD at Cancer Research UK. 2005-2006)




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