Team

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Nora Kory, PhD
Assistant Professor of Molecular Metabolism

Nora is originally from Heidelberg, Germany, and completed her studies in Chemistry and Biochemistry in Munich before coming to the US for her PhD and postdoc. She has had a long-standing interest in understanding the spatial organization of metabolism, originating from wanting to visualize what metabolism actually looks like. Nora loves art, in particular music, and is a passionate singer.


Hannah Aguirre
Undergraduate Researcher

Hannah is originally from Washington, D.C. She is an undergraduate student currently working towards an Honors in Biochemistry at Northeastern University. In her free time, she loves to ski moguls and bake bread.

Jessica Duni
Administrative Coordinator

Jessica joined the Department of Molecular Metabolism in October 2022. She is in her second year MBA with a concentration in healthcare management at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and photography.

Fiona Fitzpatrick, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Fiona is interested in cofactor metabolism and mitochondrial transport, and how alterations in such processes drive diseases such as cancer and neurological disorders. She worked at the Structural Genomic Consortium at Oxford before completing her doctoral studies at the University of Cambridge.

Byungsoo Kong
Postdoctoral Fellow

Byungsoo is interested in metabolism and mitochondrial transport in diseases such as type 1 and type 2 diabetes. He completed his doctoral studies at Yonsei University and worked at Seoul National University Hospital as a research assistant professor. 

Aparna Vijayakumar
Research Assistant

Aparna completed her bachelor’s degree in biotechnology from India and is currently a graduate student at Northeastern University working towards a Master’s degree in Biotechnology. She spends her free time swimming, cycling, and hiking.

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