Cole Lab

Principal Investigator

Philip A. Cole, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine and Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Senior Investigator Division of Genetics
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Phil Cole graduated from Yale University with a B.S. in Chemistry in 1984 and then spent a year as a Churchill Scholar at the University of Cambridge. Cole went on to obtain M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Johns Hopkins where he pursued research in bioorganic chemistry in 1991. Cole then entered clinical and post-doctoral training […]

Postdoctoral Fellows

Hanjie Jiang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Hanjie received his B.S. and M.S. from Peking University. He then earned a Ph.D. in Pharmacology at Johns Hopkins University.

Sam Whedon, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Sam received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Washington in the lab of Champak Chatterjee.

Eunju Nam, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Eunju earned her Ph.D. from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in the lab of Dr. Mi Hee Lim.

Kwangwoon (Jon) Lee, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Jon received his Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in the lab of Ronnie Ghose.

David Miyamoto, Ph. D.

David received his B.S. from U.C. Berkeley and his Ph.D. from Harvard University  in the lab of Dr. Christina Woo.

Graduate Students

Hyojeon Kim

Graduate Student, Harvard Chemical Biology Program

Hyojeon obtained her B.A. in chemistry and mathematics at Amherst College.

Maggie Chen

Graduate Student, Harvard Chemistry and Chemical Biology Program

Maggie received her B.S. in Biochemistry from UCLA (2019), where she conducted research in computational chemistry under the supervision of Prof. K. N. Houk.

Sarah Dubois-Coyne

Graduate Student, Harvard Chemical Biology Program

Sarah obtained her Bachelor’s Degree at UMass, Boston.

Tim O’Meara

Graduate Student, Harvard Chemical Biology Program

Tim received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Harvard (2020), where he conducted research on protein O-GlcNAcylation in the lab of Dr. Christina Woo and on the genetic and proteomic underpinnings of neurofibromatosis type 1 under the supervision of Dr. James Walker. Prior to graduate school, he developed and evaluated adjuvanted vaccines in the Precision […]

Undergraduate Students

Adelina Andrei

Undergraduate Student

Adelina is an undergraduate at Harvard College with a double major in Chemistry and Mathematics.

Nouraldeen Ibrahim 

Undergraduate Student

Nouraldeen is an undergraduate student at Harvard College concentrating in Chemical and Physical Biology.

Ishraq Haque

Undergraduate Student

Ishraq is an undergraduate student at Harvard College concentrating in Chemistry with a secondary in Neuroscience. He is also pursuing a concurrent master’s degree in Chemistry.

Lab Personnel

Michelle Kim

Project Coordinator