Research Team

La Cime

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Postdoc. Fellow

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Francesca Alfei, Ph.D.

Hometown: Italy

Research interest: T cell exhaustion and the tumor microenvironment

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Giusy Di Conza, Ph.D.

Hometown: Italy

Research interest: macrophage and tumor immunology

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Limei Wang, Ph.D.

Hometown: China

Research interest: Immunometabolic regulations in dendritic cells and memory T cells

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Sofie Hedlund Moller, Ph.D.

Hometown: Denmark

Research interest: Microbiota-mediated metabolic regulation in myeloid cells

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Yi-Ru Yu, Ph.D.

Hometown: Taiwan

Research interest: T cell exhaustion and mitochondrial biology in T cells

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Pei-Chun Hseuh, Ph.D.

Hometown: Taiwan

Research interest:

T cell metabolism in ageing and milti-omics in immunometabolism 

Hometown: Korea

Research interest:

Hepatocellular carcinoma and myeloid cell biology

Hometown: Germany

Research interest:

Hepatocellular carcinoma and in vivo imaging

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Hometown: China

Research interest:

CAR T cell immunotherapy and T cell exhaustion

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Jaeoh Park, Ph.D.

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Johannes Schwenck, MD

Yingxi Xu, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Student

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Alessio Bevilacqua, MS

Hometown: Belgium

Research interest: Metabolic reprogramming in memory and exhausted T cells

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Fabien Franco, MS

Hometown: Switzerland

Research interest: Mitochondrial dynamics in T cell differentiation

Alison Jaccard, MS

Hometown: Switzerland

Research interest: Metabolic intervention for T cell-based immunotherapy

Xiaoyun Li, MS

Hometown: China

Research interest: Macrophages and cancer-associated fibroblast

Hometown: Switzerland

Research interest: Epigenetic reprogramming in cell therapy

Stefania Vibois, MS

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Hometown: Taiwan

Research interest: Metabolic adaptation and targeting in regulatory T cells

Hometown: Taiwan

Research interest: Metabolic regulation in metastasis and T cell exhaustion

Hometown: China

Research interest: Metabolic checkpoint in dendritic cell behaviour

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Hometown: Taiwan

Research interest: CAR T cell-based therapy for autoantibody-induced diseases

Kung-Chi Kao, MS

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Yu-Ming Chuang, MS

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Zhiyu Li, MD​

Jhan-Jie Peng, MS

Lab Manager and Research Assistant

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Yao-Chen Tsui, MS

Hometown: Taiwan

Lab Manager

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Hometown: Switzerland

Research Assistant

Sybil Bron

Master Student and Intern

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Lorene Rousseau

Hometown: France

MD/Master student

Research interest: To be determined

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Pia Neubert

Hometown: Germany

Master student

Research interest: Metabolic crosstalk between tumor and tumor-infiltrating T lymphocytes


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Pu-Ste Liu, Ph.D.

Training Period: 2015-2017 (Postdoc.)

Current Position:

Principal Investigator, NHRI, Taiwan

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Wan-Chen Cheng, Ph.D.

Training Period: 2015-2018 (Ph.D.)

Current Position: pending


Chun-Pu Lin, MS

Training Period: 2016-2017 (Intern)

Current Position:

Ph.D. student, NKI, Netherland

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Haiping Wang, Ph.D.

Training Period: 2016-2020 (Ph.D.)

Current Position:

Postdoc., University of Geneva, Switzerland

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Chin-Hsien Tsai, Ph.D.

Training Period: 2018-2020 (Postdoc.)

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, NDU, Taiwan

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Sheue-Fen Tzeng, Ph.D.

Period: 2018-2020 

(Research technician)

Current Position: Staff scientist, NDU, Taiwan

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Period: 2019-2020 

(Master Student)

Current Position: PhD student, University of Bern, Switzerland

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Period: 2020-2021 

(Research assistant)

Current Position: PhD student, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Lia Dahl, MS

Amrita Manchala, MS