Stem Cell Program Labs

The hESC Core Facility


The hESC Core Facility is a basic and translational stem cell research facility situated in the Stem Cell Program of Boston Children’s Hospital. Areas of expertise include human pluripotent stem cell biology, cGMP cell manufacturing, reprogramming, genome editing, laboratory automation, chemical screening, and high-throughput confocal imaging and image analysis technologies. Our goal is the development of pluripotent stem cell based transfusion and transplantation therapies.

PI: Thorsten Schlaeger, PhD

Current Members

Arunoday Bhan

Kaeden McClintock

Mike Shi

Phoebe Hunter

Rafael Almanzar

Ted Williamson

Sam Landry

Yang Tang

Yosra Zhang



Amelia Cianci

Ana Capi

Andrew Ettenger

Audrey Tran

Blair Bell

Christian Skorik

Dipti Gupta

Gloria Lee

Holly Young

Iris Huo

Jade (Tahni) McPherson

Justine Miller

Karrie Chan

Kelly Fitzgerald

Leah Boyer

Nate Mullin

Mam (Sutheera) Ratanasirintrawoot

Manav Gupta

Michael Chen

Michelle Godfrey

Odelya Hartung

Phil Manos

Prerana Malwadkar

Sascha (Alex) Devine

Sumon Datta

Will Yee

Xiao Guan