Dan grew up in Watertown, Connecticut. He earned a combined BS/MS in Chemistry from Yale University, where he worked on the design of an artificial metalloenzyme for nitrogen reduction in the lab of Professor Patrick Holland. Dan started his PhD at Harvard in Fall 2021, switching fields to medicinal chemistry. Outside of lab, he enjoys weightlifting and playing guitar.
Jiatao grew up in College Station, TX. He completed his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Biology at the University of California at Berkeley and worked with Professor Yi Liu at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on organic electronics. Jiatao started his PhD at Harvard in the Fall of 2019.
Jake is originally from Scottsdale, AZ. He completed his undergraduate studies at Northeastern University in Boston in chemical engineering. During his undergrad, he also worked on a peptide based vaccine at a neoantigen company, and a photoredox cell surface labeling system for discovering new drug targets at Merck. Jake started his PhD at Harvard in the Fall of 2019, and will work to develop a cancer therapeutic.
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Kevin grew up in Hamilton, NY. He completed his BS in Biochemistry at Tufts University in 2022. While an undergrad at Tufts, he worked with Professor Yu-Shan Lin on the computational design of well-structured cyclic peptides. Kevin started his PhD at Harvard in Fall 2022, and will use computational and synthetic methods to develop cancer therapeutics.
Ashley has several years of experience in higher education administration. She previously worked at Harvard Divinity School and Northeastern University, where she earned her M.Ed. Currently, Ashley is the Laboratory Administrator for the Shair Lab in the Harvard Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology.