Kleinstiver Group Members

Ben Kleinstiver, PhD

Assistant Investigator, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School (HMS)

PhD in Biochemistry @ Western University

Postdoctoral Research @ MGH and HMS


Katie Christie, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Education: Ph.D.@ Ulster University / B.Sc. @ Newcastle University

Research Interests: Allele specific editing 🧬

Hobbies: Pipetting, snacks, and Zone5 🏋🏻‍♀️

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Logan Hille

Graduate Student (Harvard BBS)

Education: swears that he finished his B.S. in Biochemistry @ Indiana University

Research interests: Genome engineering, keeping cells alive 🤷🏻‍♂️

Outside of the lab: proving to people that Indiana corn is #1 🌽
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Hannah Stutzman

Research Technician

Education: BS in Biotechnology, Summa Cum Laude, @ UMass Lowell, Honors College 

Research interests: medical genetics

Hobbies: reading, exploring Boston, playing the ukulele 🎶

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Madelynn Whittaker

Research Technician

Education: BS in Bioengineering @ UC Berkeley

Research Interests: engineered cell therapeutics

Known in the lab for: Power moves 💯

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Allison James

Rotation student (BBS)

Education: BS in Chemistry @ Duke University

Research Interests: Gene Therapies 💉
In 'free time': Running, hiking, soccer 🏃‍♀️

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Things Heard Around the Lab


"Cool." - Ben


Former Trainees

We wouldn't be here without them..

Russell Walton



Now: MIT Graduate Student (Blainey Lab)
Probably interested in crowd-funded cat science

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Joey Rissman




Former Trainees in Joung Lab

Michelle Prew

Technician (in Joung Lab)


Now: Harvard Graduate Student (BBS) in the Walensky Lab

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Moira Welch

Technician (in Joung Lab)


Now: Clinical Research Coordinator at MGH

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Alex Sousa

Technician (in Joung Lab)


Now: Harvard Graduate Student (BBS) in the Liu Lab

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Center for Genomic Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School

Simches Research Building

185 Cambridge St.

Boston, MA, USA

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