Raymond Birge Laboratory

Apoptosis and Cancer Biology

Laboratory Team Members

Birge Lab New York Roof Garden

New York Roof Garden 2017

RAYMOND BIRGE, PhD

RAYMOND BIRGE, PhD

PhD: The University of Connecticut
Post-doc: The Rockefeller University

Focus: Cancer Metastasis and Immune Evasion

KE GENG, BS

KE GENG, BS

BS/MD: Zhengzhou University Medical School

Focus: Regulation of Phosphatidylserine (PS) externalization in the Tumor microenvironment; Role of PS as an Immunosuppressive Signal

  • VIRALKUMAR DAVRA, BS

    VIRALKUMAR DAVRA, BS

    BS: Rajiv University of Health Sciences
    Bangluru, India

    Focus: TAM Receptors in Cancer; Development of Novel Cancer Therapeutics

    DAVID CALIANESE, BS

    DAVID CALIANESE, BS

    BS: Providence College

    Focus: Cloning of Novel Antibodies from HIV-patients as Cancer Therapeutics; Role of TAM and TIM Receptors in Cancer Progression

    MARIANA DE LORENZO, PhD

    MARIANA DE LORENZO, PhD

    PhD: University of Buenos Aires
    Postdoc: Weill Cornell Medicine/Cornell University

    Focus: Murine models of breast cancer/immune escape

    KEVIN LAHEY, BS

    KEVIN LAHEY, BS

    BS: Rutgers University

    Focus: Role of MERTK Signaling and Immune Escape in Cancer

    VARSHA GADIYAR, BS

    VARSHA GADIYAR, BS

    BS: P.E.S. Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India

    Focus: Immunosuppressive Functions of Macrophages in the Tumor Microenvironment; Targeting PS Scramblases as Cancer Therapeutics

    ERIK LEW, BS

    ERIK LEW, BS

    BS: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

    Focus: Development of Small Molecule TAM Inhibitors as Therapeutics

    AMANDA HILL, BS

    AMANDA HILL, BS

    BS: Northern Michigan University
    MS: Columbia University

    Focus: TAM Receptors in Cancer

    Lab Alumni:

    Sushil Kumar, Canan Kasikara, Charles Reichman, Stanley Kimani, Brendan Smith, Yesmin Luna, Shenyan Wang

    Birge Lab Members in NYC

    Back Row: Brendan Smith, David Calianese
    Middle Row: Ke Geng, Ray Birge, Sushil Kumar, Stanley Kimani, Anirban Ganguly, Ganapathy Sriram, Thomas Comollo
    Front Row: Shelly Hsieh, Khanh Nguyen, Canan Kasikara, Wen-I Tsou