Alumni

Former Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Mukta Chakraborty, Ph.D.

  • Jonathan Chabout, Ph.D.

  • Chun-Chun Chen, Ph.D.

  • Ganesh Ganapathy, Ph.D. (now Data Scientist at Apple, Inc.)

  • Ricardo Rossello, Ph.D. (now Assistant Professor, University of Puerto Rico)

  • Ioan Opris, Ph.D. (now Sr Res Assoc Wake Forest Univ Phys/Pharm Dept Winston Salem, NC)

  • Liisa Tremere, Ph.D. (now Research Assistant Professor at Dept. Brain & Cognitive Sciences in Rochester University)

  • Raphael Pinaud, Ph.D. (now Assistant Professor at Dept. Brain & Cognitive Sciences in Rochester University)

  • Petra Roulhac, Ph.D. (now Lead Scientist/Project Director, Catalent Pharma Pharmaceutical Company, NC)

  • Osceola Whitney, Ph.D. (now Editor for American Journal Experts)

  • Victoria Anne Smith, Ph.D. (now Senior (Assistant) Professor at U. St Andrews)

  • Kazuhiro Wada, Ph.D. (now Associate Professor, Division of Integrated Life Science, Faculty of Advanced Life Science, Hokkaido University, Japan)

  • Tom V. Smulders, Ph.D. (now Assistant Professor at U. Newcastle)

  • Lubica Niederova-Kubikova, Ph.D. (now Assistant Professor, Faculty of Institute of Animal Biochemistry and Genetics, Slovakia)

  • Carl Dowds, Ph.D. (now Cooperate Bioinformatician)

  • Bettina Haase, Research scientist

  • Farooq Al-Ejli, Visiting scientist

 

Former Graduate Students

  • Joshua Jones Macopson, BS, Graduate Student

  • Jing Yu, Ph.D. (now Corporate Researcher)

  • Adriana Ragoni Jorge Ferreira, M.S. (now Science Administrator in Brazil)

  • Aya Sasaki, M.S. (now Associate in Research, McGill University, Canada)

  • Gesa Feenders, Ph.D. (now Research Associate faculty position, Oldenberg University, Germany)

  • Miriam Liedvogel, Ph.D. (now Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Germany)

  • Haruhito Horita, Ph.D. (now Medical student, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Japan)

  • Joshua Robinson, Ph.D. (now Research Engineer, Signal Innovations Group. NC.)

  • Gustavo Arriaga, Ph.D. (now Executive Director, Fab Lab El Paso, TX.)

  • Rui Wang, Ph.D. (now Founder/CEO of Prosperous Biopharm, Beijing, China)

  • Erina Hara, Ph.D. (now Research Specialist, HHMI, Janelia Research Campus)

  • Andreas Pfenning, Ph.D. (now Postdoctoral Associate with Prof. Manolis Kellis)

  • Diana Friedeberg, M.S. (now Subdirector, Galeria Casa Diana, Mexico)

  • Gurkan Yardimci, B.S., Graduate Student

  • Margaret Couvillon (now postdoc, University of Arizona)

Former Undergraduate Students

  • Jannatul Ahmed

  • Rebecca Stephen

  • Kirubel Belay

  • Carlos Rivera-López

  • Peiwen (Maggie) Cai

  • Nisarg Dabhi

  • Danielle Scarano 

  • Irene Lee 

  • Evan Kountouris 

  • Freddy Huang

  • Ginikanwa Onyekaba

  • Venkat Subramaniam 

  • Ji-Eun Choi

  • Preet Patel

  • Sheel Patel

  • Nihir Patel

  • Cathy Zhou (Work Study Student)

  • Nicole Nelson (Work Study Student)

  • Jennifer Soehngen (Work Study Student)

  • Suzanne Baumwell, B.A., (Undergraduate Student & Technician, now MD, Resident, Beth Israel Medical Center and Harvard Medical School.)

  • Kam Sam Leon (Undergraduate Student, Columbia University, now Graduate Student, University of Washington)

  • Kendra Legendre (Undergraduate Student, Stetson University)

  • Melva Pinn (Undergraduate Student, now MD, Practicing Physician)

  • Emma Fridel, BS (now Fullbright Scholar, teaching in Taiwan)

  • Rui Dai, BS (now MSTP MD/PhD student, Duke University School of Medicine, NC)

  • Eric Zhou, BS (now MD student, Tulane University, LA)

  • Michael Silva, MD (now Intern, Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine, MI)

  • Ana Panduro-Buck, MD (now Physician, Laconia Clinic, Laconia, NH)

  • Connie Siang-Bakshi, M.S. (now Designer, Pacific Rim 9)

Former Staff

  • Tony Zimmermann, B.A., M.B.A., Laboratory Manager

  •  Jason Howard, M.S., Research Specialist

  • Tiffany Casey, Administrative Assistant

  • Electra Jarvis

  • James Ward, Bioinformatics Specialist II

  • Holly Wantuch, M.S., Research Technician II

  • Miriam Rivas, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate

  • Candace Hitchcock, M.S., Research Technician II

  • Erina Hara, M.S., Associate in Research

  • Lisa Moore, B.A. (Lab Manager, now Audiologist, Ph.D.)

  • Michael David McElroy, B.A. (Research Technician, now Research Associate with California Dept. of Public Health)

  • Dawn Kernagis (Associate in Research)

  • Deepa Sambandan, M.Sc. (Associate in Research, now a Ph.D. student at NC State)

  • Maurice Anderson (Comparative Medicine Specialist II)

  • Alisa Ray Research Technician II