Dr. Ioannis Zervantonakis is an Instructor at the Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School in the lab of Prof. J. Brugge. He received his Ph.D. (2012) from MIT in Mechanical Engineering under the direction of Prof. R. Kamm, his M.S. (2006) from the Technical University of Munich and his B.S. (2005) from the National Technical University in Athens.
Dr. Zervantonakis is a recipient of a 2014 Department of Defense Breast Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship and a 2017 NCI Pathway to Independence K99/R00 award. Using a combination of microfluidics and systems biology his research focuses on understanding cell behavior in complex environments in the areas of cancer metastasis and drug resistance.