The Feigin Lab


Michael E Feigin, Phd

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics


Twitter: @thefeiginlab



arwen tisdale, MS

Research Technologist

Arwen received her BS in Biochemistry from SUNY Geneseo and her Masters degree in Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences from Roswell Park Cancer Institute, under the supervision of Dr. Sharon Evans. Her thesis investigated the potential sex bias in lymphocyte trafficking in response to fever-range thermal stress.



Postdoctoral Fellow

Swati received her BS/MS from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune in India and completed her PhD at Carnegie Mellon University in Biological Sciences. Her PhD thesis focused on quality control at the Golgi and its implications in Shiga toxin induced cell death. Currently, she is working on elucidating the role of noncoding mutations as drivers of cancer.

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ABBY cornwell

Rotating PhD Student

Abby received her BS in biochemistry with an English minor from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Under the supervision of Dr. Arne Gericke, her bachelor's thesis investigated the propensity for self-association of the N-terminal domain of annexin A2 in the presence of anionic lipids. She is currently a first year PhD Student in the Pharmacology and Therapeutics Program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute through the University at Buffalo. 



Undergraduate Scientist

Victoria is pursuing her bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences with a Concentration in Neuroscience at the University at Buffalo. There, she is a member of the Women's Club Soccer team and enjoys the diversity of other clubs she is involved in. She is very excited about working at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Victoria anticipates applying to medical school in the upcoming year, where she hopes to pursue osteopathic medicine.


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anant shah

Undergraduate Scientist

Anant is a sophomore at the University at Buffalo. He is currently pre-pharmacy and wants to be a pharmacist and pharmaceutical scientist. Anant is also part of UB’s running club and pre-pharmacy club.


Diana Kwiatkowski

Undergraduate Scientist

Diana is in her third and final year at the University at Buffalo, where she is completing her Bachelors in Biological Sciences. She plans on applying to graduate school to study biomedical sciences and then applying to medical school.


amanda bache

Undergraduate Scientist

Amanda is a second year student at the University at Buffalo pursuing a bachelor's in science in Biological Sciences.  She plans on attending medical school for a career in oncology. Amanda is a member of pre-meds without borders and the secretary of the UB Swing Dance Club.