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Principal Investigator

Jonathan Lipton is a New York City native who received his MD and PhD degrees from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, performing graduate work with Scott Emmons studying the genetics of motivational behavior. After a residency and chief residency in Child Neurology and fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, he completed post-doctoral studies with Mustafa Sahin, investigating circadian rhythm dysfunction in models of neurodevelopmental disease. He has been supported by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Shore Foundation, Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, Hearst Foundation, American Academy of Neurology, American Sleep Medicine Foundation, and the NIH.

Team

                           Post-doctoral Research Fellow    Tenley studied developmental neuroscience and received her Ph.D. at Georgetown University in the lab of Elena S. Casey. She graduated with her B.S. from Marlboro College in Vermont. Outside of the lab, she loves cross country skiing, basketball, swimming, biking, and CrossFit. Inside of the lab, her main research interests are systems biology, all of the ‘omics, and regulation of transcription & translation. She is co-mentored by Scott L. Pomeroy.

                         Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Tenley studied developmental neuroscience and received her Ph.D. at Georgetown University in the lab of Elena S. Casey. She graduated with her B.S. from Marlboro College in Vermont. Outside of the lab, she loves cross country skiing, basketball, swimming, biking, and CrossFit. Inside of the lab, her main research interests are systems biology, all of the ‘omics, and regulation of transcription & translation. She is co-mentored by Scott L. Pomeroy.

tenley.archer@childrens.harvard.edu

                                     Research Assistant  Fortunate is from Harare, Zimbabwe 🇿🇼  and received her B.A in Biochemistry from Smith College in 2016. She enjoys cooking and baking, and has a passion for fashion and design. She hopes to attend medical school in the future.

                                    Research Assistant

Fortunate is from Harare, Zimbabwe 🇿🇼  and received her B.A in Biochemistry from Smith College in 2016. She enjoys cooking and baking, and has a passion for fashion and design. She hopes to attend medical school in the future.

fortunate.chifamba@childrens.harvard.edu

Lab Alumni
                                      Research Assistant  Kevin is originally from Chicago, Illinois and received his B.S. from Yale University in 2015. He enjoys concerts, playing tennis and squash, and swimming. Kevin just started medical school at Emory University. 

                                   Research Assistant

Kevin is originally from Chicago, Illinois and received his B.S. from Yale University in 2015. He enjoys concerts, playing tennis and squash, and swimming. Kevin just started medical school at Emory University. 

                                  Undergraduate Intern  Robert is from Wayland, MA and is a rising Junior at UCLA, where he is majoring in Psychobiology. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer and playing the saxophone.

                                 Undergraduate Intern

Robert is from Wayland, MA and is a rising Junior at UCLA, where he is majoring in Psychobiology. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer and playing the saxophone.

 
                                  Research Assistant           Elizabeth is from South Florida and attended Florida State University where she received a B.S in biology.  In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, biking, and running. She is aspiring to go to graduate school.

                               Research Assistant 

Elizabeth is from South Florida and attended Florida State University where she received a B.S in biology.  In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, biking, and running. She is aspiring to go to graduate school.

                             Post-docotral Resarcher  Ilaria Barone, PhD recently joined the lab from the Scuole Normale Superiore in Pisa, Italy where she worked on plasticity of hypothalamic feeding circuits with Margherita Maffei. 

                            Post-docotral Resarcher

Ilaria Barone, PhD recently joined the lab from the Scuole Normale Superiore in Pisa, Italy where she worked on plasticity of hypothalamic feeding circuits with Margherita Maffei. 

                                                                         Research Assistant  Hannah Hawks-Mayer is a Boston native. She received her B.S. from Virginia Tech in Biology in 2017. 

                                                                        Research Assistant

Hannah Hawks-Mayer is a Boston native. She received her B.S. from Virginia Tech in Biology in 2017. 

                  elizabeth.mahoney@childrens.harvard.edu