Current Members

Christine Pierce, PhD, MPH - Principal Investigator

Researcher Bio

Shirlene Paul - Research Data Analyst

 

Stephanie Hogue - Research Coordinator I

 

Betsy Tiz - Associate Grants Administrator

 

  

Student Interns

Bradley Maller - Medical Student Intern

Shruthi Srinivasan - Graduate Student Research Intern

 

 

Internal Collaborators

Stephanie Schmit, PhD, MPH - Assistant Member, Cancer Epidemiology

 

Colorectal cancer studies

Moffitt Faculty Page

Lary Robinson, MD - Thoracic Surgeon, Thoracic Oncology

 

Lung cancer studies

Moffitt Faculty Page

Anna Giuliano, PhD - Senior Member, Cancer Epidemiology

 

Oropharyngeal cancer studies

Moffitt Faculty Page 

  

External Collaborators

George Weinstock, PhD - Jackson Laboratories, Farmington, CT

JAX Research and Faculty Page

 

Dr. Weinstock has collaborated on head and neck cancer projects with our team.

Christian Jobin, PhD - University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

University of Florida Faculty Page

 

Dr. Jobin is collaborating on our gut microbiome in lung cancer patient response to immunotherapy study.

Raad Gharaibeh, PhD - University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

University of Florida Health Cancer Center Researcher Page

Dr. Gharaibeh is collaborating on our gut microbiome in lung cancer patient response to immunotherapy study.

 

 

 

Industry Collaborators

Kintai Therapeutics

Cambridge, MA

We are currently collaborating with Kintai Therapeutics to profile microbial metabolites in ethanol preserved fecal specimens.

VastBiome

Foster City, CA

We are currently collaborating with VastBiome to sequence the gut microbiome using whole genome shotgun sequencing.

 

 

 

Former Members

Alumni - Employees

  • Kristina Bowles - Research Project Manager
  • Wildson Vieira da Silva - Research Coordinator I
  • Amanda DeRenzis - Research Project Specialist
  • Andrew Nyein - Research Coordinator I
  • Maria Gomez - Research Coordinator III
  • Monica Martinez - Research Coordinator I

Alumni - Students

  • AvaAnne Hogue - Research Intern
  • Sheba Saji - Research Intern
  • Sybil Sha - SPARK intern