A headshot photo of Dr. Tanaya Shree


Dr. Shree is a physician-scientist who treats patients with lymphoma at the Knight Cancer Institute Lymphoma Clinic, and conducts research focused on cancer biology and immunology. She competed joint MD-PhD training at the Cornell/Rockefeller/Memorial Sloan-Kettering Tri-Institutional Program in New York City, where she studied tumor-associated macrophages in breast cancer with Dr. Johanna Joyce. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Stanford University, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship and instructorship studying lymphoma biology and immunology in the laboratory of Dr. Ronald Levy. Outside of work, Dr. Shree spends time with her husband and two kids, and enjoys dancing, hiking, biking, and puzzles of all kinds.

Hong Guo

Hong Guo, Ph.D., M.D.
Lab Manager
Hong grew up in China and completed her medical training at Peking University Health Science Center in China. She then received her PhD degree at the University of Hong Kong. After having been at University of Minnesota for over ten years, she moved to OHSU in 2023.  

Fabian Sanchez

Fabian Sanchez
Research Assistant 2

Fabian is a graduate from the University of Central Florida, receiving his B.S in biomedical sciences and a minor in computer science. Prior to joining the Shree lab, Fabian worked as a Lab Technician processing cord blood samples to isolate stem cells for therapeutic use at Cord For Life. His interests in the field of bioinformatics and immunology led him to join the Shree lab. Fabian enjoys spending his free time outdoors hiking and playing soccer, as well as cultivating his passion for music by practicing guitar

Matthew Stern

Matthew Stern, B.A.
PhD Student
Matthew is a PhD student in the PBMS program, with a B.A from Whitman college in biology and minor in chemistry. Prior to OHSU, Matthew worked as a senior research associate at Juno Therapeutics, developing T cell characterization and functional assays to investigate novel cell therapies for the treatment of solid tumors. Matthew spends his free time enjoying the PNW landscape by backpacking in the summer, skiing in the winter, and climbing whenever he gets the chance.

Riley Whalen

Riley Whalen
Graduate Student

Riley is a PBMS PhD student and a graduate of the University of Washington where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Prior to joining the Shree lab, Riley worked as a research assistant in the Wong Lab at OHSU studying tumor-immune hybrid cells and their relevance for early detection and monitoring disease progression of pancreatic and colorectal cancer. In her free time, Riley enjoys reading, walking her dog, and appreciating the outdoors.

Emily Yeh, B.S.
Research Assistant

Tatiana Hammond
Summer Research Intern, 2023