Lab Members

Justin Taylor, PhD

Justin Taylor, PhD

Title: Principal Investigator
Phone: 206.667.7794

Established lab 04/2014
Associate Professor, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Additional Appointments:
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Departments of Immunology and Global Health, University of Washington 

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Matthew Gray, PhD

Matthew Gray, PhD

Title: Senior Staff Scientist
Phone: 206.667.7539

03/2020-Present

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Francesca Urselli, MS

Francesca Urselli, MS

Title: Research Technician and Quality Assurance Manager

07/2020 - Present

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Kayla Hopwo

Kayla Hopwo

Title: Research Technician

10/2020 - Present

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Haroldo Rodriguez

Haroldo Rodriguez

Title: Graduate Student

01/2021 - Present

Student within the M3D program. Co-mentored by Dr. Paul Nghiem

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Allison Remington

Allison Remington

Title: Undergraduate Lab Aide

09/2021 - Present

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Katrina Poljakov

Katrina Poljakov

Title: Research Technician

01/2022 - Present

Lea Kipnis

Lea Kipnis

Title: Undergraduate Lab Aide

06/2022 - Present 

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Ally Kong

Ally Kong

Title: Research Technician

09/2022 - Present

Grady Gastelum

Grady Gastelum

Title: Postdoctoral Innovation Fellow

10/2022 - Present

Vessel sculpture and Arnold Building on Fred Hutch campus

Ren Ikeda

Title: Research Technician

10/2022 - Present

Former Lab Members

David Buchholz

Title: Undergraduate Summer Intern

2014 & 2015

Subsequent position: PhD candidate, Washington State University

Nicole Na

Title: Research Technician

05/2014-07/2016

Subsequent position: Publications & Auxiliary Studies Project Manager, HIV Vaccine Trials Network

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Holly Steach

Title: Research Technician

05/2014 - 07/2016

Subsequent position: Immunology Graduate Student, Yale University

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Karen Kim

Title: Research Technician

08/2015 - 12/2016

Subsequent position: University of Queensland Medical Student

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Rachel Van Gelder

Title: Undergraduate Summer Intern 2017

 

Subsequent position: Immunology Graduate Student, University of Washington

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Anne Macy

Title: Part-time Undergraduate Lab Aide

09/2016 - 05/2017

Subsequent position: Research Technician, University of Arizona

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Tara Bancroft, PhD

Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

11/2015 - 06/2018 (Co-Mentored by Dr. Leo Stamatatos)

Subsequent position: Biotechnology Equity Research Associate, Piper Jaffray

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Ali Schwartz

Title: Research Technician

06/2016 - 07/2018

Subsequent position: Recell Lead, United Therapeutics

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Melissa Baker

Title: Research Technician

06/2017 - 07/2018
Formerly Part-time Undergraduate Lab Aide 08/2016 - 05/2017

Subsequent position: School of Medicine, Georgetown University

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Howell Moffett, PhD

Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow/Research Associate

01/2017 - 02/2019

Subsequent position: Outpace Bio

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Kristen Sievert

Title: Undergraduate Lab Aide

04/2018 - 03/2019

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Marti Tooley

Title: Research Technician

11/2017 - 06/2019

Subsequent position: Molecular Engineering PhD student, University of Washington

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Carson Harms, MS

Title: Research Technician

10/2016 - 10/2019

Subsequent position: Lyell Immunopharma

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Maggie Emerton

Title: Undergraduate Lab Aide

06/2019 - 01/2020

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Dillon Alwan

Title: Research Technician

08/2017 - 07/2020

Subsequent position: Dual MPH/MSUP Candidate at Columbia University

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Logan Mullen, MS

Title: Research Technician

10/2019 - 07/2020

Subsequent position: Genomics Core Lab Coordinator, University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Blair DeBuysscher, PhD

Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow/Research Associate

11/2014 - 11/2020

Subsequent position: University of Montana

Erica Naibert

Title: Research Technician

07/2019 - 03/2021

Subsequent position: Umoja Biopharma

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Madelyn Caban

Title: Post-Baccalaureate Researcher

07/2020 - 08/2021

Subsequent position: Immunology PhD student, University of Washington

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Jessica Schembri, MS

Title: Research Technician

07/2019 - 12/2021

Subsequent position: Research Technician, Princeton University

Kristin Fitzpatrick

Title: Graduate Student

06/2018 - 06/2022

Subsequent position: Senior Research Associate, Mozart Therapeutics, Inc.

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Julia McKechnie, PhD

Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

10/2020 - 05/2022

Subsequent position: Icosvax, Inc.

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Sara Romero

Title: Undergraduate Lab Aide

01/2020 - 04/2022

Taylor Stepien, PhD

Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

03/2021 - 06/2022

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Jim Boonyaratanakornkit, MD, PhD

Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow/Research Associate

02/2016 - 07/2022

Subsequent position: Boonyaratanakornkit Lab, FHCC

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Maddi Bibby

Title: Research Technician

03/2021 - 07/2022

Subsequent position: Boonyaratanakornkit Lab, FHCC

Paula Culver

Title: Lab Manager

10/2016 - 08/2022

Also served as Lab Manager for the Lund and Prlic labs.

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Molly Kanagy

Title: Research Technician

10/2020 - 08/2022

Subsequent position: Pathobiology PhD student, University of Washington

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