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 🏋🏻‍♀️

> follow Katie on Linkedin + Twitter

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 🌽
> follow Logan on Linkedin

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 🎶

> follow Hannah on Linkedin

Madelynn Whittaker

Research Technician

Education: BS in Bioengineering @ UC Berkeley

Research Interests: engineered cell therapeutics

Known in the lab for: Power moves 💯

> follow Madelynn on Linkedin


Things Heard Around the Lab


"Cool." - Ben


Former Trainees

We wouldn't be here without them..

Michelle Prew

Technician (in Joung Lab)


Now: Harvard Graduate Student (BBS Program) in the Walensky Laboratory

Moira Welch

Technician (in Joung Lab)


Now: Clinical Research Coordinator at MGH

Alex Sousa

Technician (in Joung Lab)


Now: Harvard Graduate Student (BBS Program) in the Liu Laboratory.

Joey Rissman



Russell Walton



Now: MIT Graduate Student (BE Program). Probably interested in crowd-funded cat science.


Center for Genomic Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School

Simches Research Building

185 Cambridge St.

Boston, MA, USA