Iliev Lab

Lab Team

Primary Investigator

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Iliyan Iliev , Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor of Microbiology and Co-director of the Microbiome core laboratory
Research Focus:

Intestinal Fungal Communities (Mycobiota) in Mucosal Immunity and Disease

  • Ph.D., University of Milan (Italy)
Phone: (646) 962-7236

Lab Members

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Cristina Bono Tapp
  • Postdoctoral Associate
  • Spain
Research Focus:

Research focus: Mucosal immunology, neuroimmunology, hematopoiesis.

  • University of Valencia
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Iris Hanxing Gao
  • Graduate Student
  • Jiangsu, China
Research Focus:

Mucosal immunology, IBD, microbiota and mycobiota

Hanxing Gao
  • PhD student
  • China
Research Focus:

Symbiotic fungi in the gut and their interactions with the animal host.

  • Nanyang Technological University
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Takato Kusakabe , Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Associate
  • Tokyo, Japan
Research Focus:

Mycobiota, mucosal immunology and vaccinology

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Yun Liao , PhD
  • Postdoctoral Associate
  • Chengdu, China
Research Focus:

Fungus and gut immunity

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Woan-Yu Lin
  • Graduate Student
  • Hualien, Taiwan
Research Focus:

Mucosal immunology, IBD, Gut-brain axis.

Xiaojian Ma
  • Postdoctoral Associate
  • Wuhan, China
Research Focus:

Research interests: Gut microbiota, and metabolic functionality.

  • Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Alekso Milo Miller , Ph.D
  • Graduate Student
  • Cleveland, OH
Research Focus:

Research Focus: Investigating neuroimmune driven mechanisms of communication between the gut and the brain.

  • University of Pennsylvania
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Nathan Morris
  • Graduate Student
Research Focus:

Research Focus: Mycobiota, Immunology, Single cell sequencing, Bioinformatics.

  • Weill Cornell Graduate School
Olga Morzhanaeva
  • Lab Manager
  • Pace University (M.S.)
Xiangyu Pan
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Medicine
  • China
Research Focus:

Research focus: Computational analysis of the role of microbiota in cancer and immunological diseases.

  • Sichuan University
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Tsering Sherpa Ngima
  • Research Technician I

We are presently looking for talented recent PhD graduates with a degree in Immunology (Vaccine, Mucosal, Cancer, etc.)  and /or Computational Biology to join our team. If you are interested, please contact for further details.

Weill Cornell Medicine Iliev Lab 413 E 69th Street, BB-752 New York, NY 10021 Phone: (646) 962-7236