Lab Members

Principal Investigator

MRR head shot

Matthew R. Ramsey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Harvard Medical School

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D., Genetics and Molecular Biology, 2007

Boston College
B.S., Biology, 2000

Curriculum Vitae



Post-Doctoral Associates

Rafik Boudra, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Harvard Medical School

Universite Blaise Pascal, France
Ph.D. Genetics and Molecular Physiology, 2015

Universite Blaise Pascal, France
M.S., Genetics and Physiology, 2011

Universite Blaise Pascal, France
B.S., Animal Vegetal and Microbial Physiology, 2009


Yvon Woappi, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Harvard Medical School

University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Ph.D. Cancer Biology, 2016

University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Biology, 2011





Ashley Njiru

Thesis Student

MCPHS University, Medical and Molecular Biology   Class of 2018






Previous Trainees

Post-Doctoral Associates

Sarah Best, Ph.D.                                                                          2015-2016
Research Fellow, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research

Research Technicians

Catherine Douds, B.S.                                                                    2016-2017
PhD student in Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology, Penn State

Amy Nwaobasi, M.S.                                                                     2015-2016
Medical Student, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Rebeca Cardoso, B.S.                                                                   2013-2014
Masters Student in Biomedical Science, University Medical Center Utrecht