Laboratory
 
Katharina Ribbeck
Principal Investigator
ribbeck@mit.edu
Nicole Billings
Post Doc
anb11 AT mit DOT edu


Interests: Innovative technologies for improved transport through bacterial biofilms
Thomas Crouzier
Post Doc
crouzier AT mit DOT edu


Interests: Mucins as a building block for new biomaterials
Julia Co
PhD Student
juliaco AT mit DOT edu


Interests: Quorum sensing in mucus hydrogels
Nicole Kavanaugh
PhD Student
nkav AT mit DOT edu


Interests: Interactions between microbes and mucus.
Wesley Chen
PhD Student
weschen AT mit DOT edu


Interests: Toxin-mucus interactions.
Alona Birjiniuk
MD PhD Student
alonab AT mit DOT edu


Interests: Particle tracking through biofilms
Erica Shapiro Frenkel
DDS PhD Student
erica_sh AT mit DOT edu


Interests: Biofilms and salivary mucins
Kathryn Blakey Dupont
Postdoc
kbdupont AT mit DOT edu


Interests: Biophysical characterization and glycoprofiling of cervical mucus
Brad Turner
Research scientist
bsturner AT mit DOT edu


Interests: Mucin Biochemistry
Tahoura Samad
PhD Student
tahoura AT mit DOT edu


Interests: Interactions between microbes and mucin, transport in mucin
Kowa Chen
Postdoc
kowac AT mit DOT edu


Interests: Mucin biomarkers and assay development

 

Alumni
Oliver Lieleg (Postdoc)
Marina Caldara (Postdoc)
Ioana Vladescu (Postdoc)
Maria Ramirez Millan (Undergrad)
Grace Yao (Master's student)
Irena Jevtov (Postdoc)
Angela Zhang (Undergrad)
Troels Bo Thomsen (Visiting PhD student)
Emily Bloch (Undergrad)
Denise Neibloom (Undergrad)
Leon Li (Postdoc)