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Lab Team

Primary Investigator

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Iliyan Iliev , Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in Medicine
Research Focus:

Intestinal Fungal Communities (Mycobiota) in Mucosal Immunity and Disease

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

Lab Members

Irina Leonardi
Irina Leonardi , Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Associate
  • Lumino, Switzerland
Research Focus:

Fungal immunology, mucosal immunology, and IBD

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Itai Doron
  • Graduate Student, PBSB
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Research Focus:

Fungal Immunology, Mucosal Immunology, and IBD

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Meghan Bialt DeCelie
  • Lab Manager
  • Hewlett, New York
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Guilhermina Carriche , Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Associate
  • Braga, Portugal
Research Focus:

Mucosal Immunology, Mycobioma and microbiome

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William Fiers , Ph.D
  • Postdoctoral Associate
  • Waunakee, Wisconsin
Research Focus:

Molecular dialogue between host immunity, fungi and bacteria of the gut

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

Mucosal immunology, IBD, microbiota and mycobiota

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

Mycobiota, mucosal immunology and vaccinology

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Xin Li , D.V.M., Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Associate
  • Suzhou, China
Research Focus:

Mycobiota, mucosal immunology and IBD

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

Mucosal immunology, IBD, Gut-brain axis.

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Marissa Mesko
  • Research Associate in Translational Studies
  • Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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