Previous members of the Alfandari lab

Dr. Alban Gaultier defended his PhD in 2002 from the University Pierre and Marie Currie Paris France (Biochemistry). Etude de la region adhesive de la proteine ADAM13. Studies of the adhesive region of the ADAM13 protein. Current position: Assistant professor, University of Virginia, Department of Neuro Sciences. Pubilcations. Contact:ag7h [at]


Dr. Kate McCusker defended her PhD in 2009 from the University of MAssachusetts Amherst (Molecular and Cellular Biology). Beyond cell adhesion: Exploring the extracellular processing of Cadherin-11 by ADAM metalloproteases and its role in Cranial Neural Crest Cell Migration. Current Position: Assistant Professor University of Massachusetts Boston. Publications. Contact: Catherine McCusker <cmccuske [at]>


Dr. Russell Neuner defended his PhD in 2010 from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (Molecular and Cellular Biology). Xenopus ADAM13 and 19 are important for proper convergence and extension of the notochord. Current position: Principal Scientist at Abcam. Publications. Contact: rneuner [at]




Michael Coyne defended his master in 2010 from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (VASCI). ADAM related Metalloprotease expression in horse Laminitis. Current Position: Scientist I at Foundation Medicine. Previously Scientist at the Broad Institute. Publications. Contact.