A Bit About Us

The Cheeses all share a passion for understanding fundamental mechanisms that govern cell division. We also like give freezes, fridges and centrifuges cheese names, and we periodically set the lunch room on fire.

Meet The Team

Iain Cheeseman

I guess we could call him “The Big Cheese”. As our Principal Investigator, he is responsible for all the awesome things our lab does on a daily basis.

If you were a cheese, what cheese would you be? Fromage Affinois

Email: icheese@wi.mit.edu

Post-Doctoral Powerhouse

Graduate Gargantuan

Terrific Technicians

Stupendous Staff Scientist

Unstoppable Undergrads

Stinky Cheeses

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Mathijs, Edammer
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Julie Welburn, Rocamadour
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Sasha, Emmental
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Jens, A stinky German cheese (apparently, they're all like that)
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Karen, Mac and Cheese

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Scott, Easy Cheese
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Charlotte, Gorgonzola
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Florencia, Pecorino
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Tonia, Sharp Cheddar
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Sanne, Old Amsterdam
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Kara, Brie
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David K., Well, now that I have my sense of smell back, it might change
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Ian W., Pepper Jack
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Julie Monda, Provel
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Leah, Handkäse
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Lily, Gouda
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Claire, Manchego
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Zak, Scamorza
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Nolan, Pepper Jack
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Alexandra, Nacho Cheese
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Mary Jane, I'll be boring and say Mozzarella

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Gunter, GOAT cheese

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Elena, Brie or Feta

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