Where are our former Graduate Students?

Graduating Year/Name
Current Position
1983
Thomas Markello
Genetics Researcher, NIH
Jeffrey Milbrandt
Chairman, Department of Genetics at Washington University in St. Louis
1984
Carol Horgan
Current Position Unknown
Steen Pedersen
Associate Professor, Biochemistry at Baylor College of Medicine
1985
Roger Bertholf
Director, Clinical Chemistry at Houston Methodist
Laura Kochevar
Current Position Unknown
Martin Montoya
Project Manager, Molecular Science Research Building at University of Puerto Rico
Robert Shelton, Jr.
Physician in General Surgery at Umass Memorial, Leominster, MA
1986
Richard Hresko
Current Position Unknown
Martin Straume
Current Position Unknown
1987
Guy Nichols
Pathologist, Pathology Laboratories West, Knoxville, TN
1988
Jeffrey Edberg
Professor of Medicine, Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology, Univ. of Alabama Birmingham
1989
Pamela Foreman
Blue Ocean Pharma LLC
Deborah Winegar
Vice President of Clinical Affairs, HemoSonics LLC
Jeffrey Jones
Current Position Unknown
Glen Jones
Current Position Unknown
1990
Elizabeth Bolen
Current Position Unknown
Tzeng-Horng Leu
Professor, Pharmacology at National Cheng Kung University
Chi Ma
Current Position Unknown
William Wimley
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Tulane University
1991
John Reinhart
Current Position Unknown
Scott Hall
Current Position Unknown
Susan Sisk
Owner and Principal Consultant, SFP Consulting
William Vorachek
Faculty Research Associate, Veterinary Biomedical Sciences, Oregon State
1992
James Vaughn
Consultant, Aptamer Technology at Nanomedica, Inc.
Patrick Anonick
Medical Director and Cardiologist, Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute Northeast
Robert Sisk
Program Security Incident Response Team at IBM
Paulo Almeida
Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of North Carolina Wilmington
Larry Mesner
Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences at University of Virginia
Dewan Zeng
Senior Director, Clinical Science, BeiGene
1993
Mark Geanacopoulos
Writer and Editor, Food and Drug Administration
Julia Kibelbek
Science Teacher, The Hillside School, Macungie, PA
Thomas Moll
Current Position Unknown
1994
Stephanie Clerc
Current Position Unknown
Kendall Crookston
Professor of Pathology and Internal Med. and Director of Transfusion Med & Coag at Univ. of New Mexico
Craig Reist
Assistant Director at Duke Clinical Research Institute
Christopher Penington
General Practicioner, Family Medicine at Guardian Medical
Beni Wolf
Senior Vice President, Clinical Development at Blueprint Medicines
1995
Donna Webb
Associate Professor, Cell and Dev. Biology at Vanderbilt Univ. (deceased May 15, 2017)
1996
Xiaowei Jin
Senior Consultant at Chinese Organization for Rare Disorders
Patrick Truman
Science Teacher at Montgomery County Public Schools
Shijie Xu
Current Position Unknown
1997
Todd Hembrough
Chief Scientific Officer, Head of R&D at OncoPlex Diagnostics, Rockville, MD
Alissa Weaver
Professor in Cell and Dev. Biology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Robert Kalejta
Professor in Molecular Virology and Oncology at University of Wisconsin Madison
1998
Rohini Muthuswami
Associate Professor in Life Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University
Chadler Pool
Associate Field Director, MSL Rheumatology at Janssen Inc.
Shuntai Wang
Director at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
Tim Allison
Scientist and Manager, Field Applications at Labcyte Inc.
1999
Ramesh Durvasula
VP and Information Officer, Research Labs at  Eli Lilly and Company
Martha Gadd
Scientist IV Project Manager at Janssen for Disease Interception Accelerator Program
Scott McCallum
Director, NMR Core, Center for Biotechnology and Interdis. Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst.
Carl Simon
Biologist at National Institute of Standards & Technology, Biosystems and Biomaterials Div.
Todd Wood
President and Professor of Biochemistry at Core Academy of Science
Diem Nguyen
Global President at Americas, Pfizer Essential Health
Harold Goldston, Jr.
Current Position Unknown
2000
Xiaomei Li
Test Engineer at Northrop Grumman
Yujie Shan
Unknown
Vanicha Vichai
Research Scientist at National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Thailand
2001
Shelly Hooks
Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator at University of Georgia
Michele Reinagel
Current Position Unknown
Susanne Steggerda
Scientist, Tumor and Immunology and Metabolism at Calithera Biosciences
2002
Jer-Yuan Hsu
Principal Scientist at NGM Biopharmaceuticals
Ben Black
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics at University of Pennsylvania
Bekir Cinar
Associate Professor, Ctr. for Cancer Research, Clark Atlanta University
Sudawadee Kongkhum (Suttitanamongkol)
Assistant Professor in Dept. of Medical Technology at Thammasat University Bangkok
LeeAnn Bailey (Swanegan)
Branch Chief, Integrated Networks Branch at National Cancer Institute, Ctr. To Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
2003
Russell Darst
Computational Biologist at Cellecta, Inc., San Francisco, CA
Mingqian Huang
Assistant Professor of Radiology at Stony Brook University Medical Center
Christian Loch
Chief Executive and Science Officer at AVMBioMed, LLC
Steven Jacobs
Director of Biophysics at Janssen Bio Therapeutics
2004
Aaron Mackey
Director Data Sciences at Covance
Kerrington Molhoek (Ramsey)
Manager, Site Intelligence and Strategic Development at PRA Health Sciences
Cyndi Barber
Vice President of Regulatory, Medical, and Clinical Affairs at Perrigo Nutritionals, Inc.,
Justin Reese
Managing Director, Vital Scientific, LLC
Mark McCleland
Companion Diagnostics Project Leader at Genentech
Yen-Ju Chen
Senior Scientist at Kymab Ltd. Taiwan
Sean Taverna
Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences at John Hopkins University
2005
Michael Davis
Technology Development Specialist at NHLBI Office of Technology Transfer and Development
Chris Gallo
Intellectual Property Associate at Axinn, Veltrop, & Harkrider LLP
Jewel Daniel
Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Maryland Baltimore
Jamie Hoberg
Head of Licensing & External Innovation at Millipore Sigma
Chris Yellman
Research Fellow at University of Texas
Adam Kennedy
Director of Advance Technology at Baebies, Raleigh-Durham, NC
Joseph Mettenburg
Neuroradiologist at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
2006
Sanja Arandjelovic
Research Scientist in Microbiology at University of Virginia
Brandi Cantarel
Assistant Professor in Bioinformatics at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Jeremy Daniel
Scientific Officer at Novo Nordisk Foundation
Anne Errington (Allison)
Professor of Biology at Piedmont Virginia Community College
John Flanagan
Senior Software Engineer at FEI Company
Stacey Guillot (McMahon)
Assistant Professor, Advanced Microscopy Facilty at University of Virginia
Michael Kagey
Associate Director at Leap Therapeutics
Weijie Lan
Senior Scientist at AbbVie, Redwood City, CA
Michael Torok
Head of Operations, Clinical Pharmacology & Exploratory Development at Astellas Pharma
Emily Whipple
Vice President, Business Development and Operations at Ampel BioSolutions, LLC
2007
Nima Afshar
Unknown, NIH ORI Censure for Data Falsification while at UCSF
Claudia Low
Director, Scientific Affairs at InVentiv Medical Communications
Daniel Smith
Assistant Professor in Nutrition Services at University of Alabama Birmingham
Ashley Blair
Unknown
Leonard Shank
Assistant Professor of Biology at Louisiana College
Catherine Ramsey
Senior Manager at Biogen
2008
Michael Emanuele
Assistant Professor in Pharmacology at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Bob Hontz
Research Microbiologist/Naval Officer for United States Navy
Josh Kelley
Assistant Professor of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences at University of Maine
Greg Riddick
Computational Biologist at Duke University, Raleigh-Durham, NC
Sara Rosasco Nitcher
Principle Research Scientist at Battelle Memorial Institute
Ashley Snyder
SVP Development at Cityblock Health
Rebekka Grubbs (Sprouse)
Scientist in Chemistry at St. John Fisher College (deceased February 12, 2014)
Ying Wang
Director in Biostatistics at Novartis
2009
Dan Lavelle
Pediatrician at Albany Medical Center
Shannon Powers
Medical Writer at MedErgy Health Group, Yardley, PA (deceased August 12, 2011)
Brice Keyes
Scientist at 23 and Me
Anne Knowlton
Scientific Editor at Cell Press/Elsevier
Lauren Dunn
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at University of Virginia
Jacqueline Schools (Merrill)
Scientist I, Newborn Screening Scientist at Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services
Valerie Siclari
Associate Medical Director at Avant Healthcare
Stephanie Miller
Executive Director of Technology Transfer and Research Part Initiatives at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Staton Wade
Manager/Bioanalytical Project Manager at BioAgilytix
2010
Steve Baker
Research Scientist at US Department of Defense
Anthony Trace
Resident Physician in Radiology at Eastern Virginia Medical School
Ankit Malhotra
Computational Scientist at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Clint Copeland
Research Analyst at CNA Corporation
2011
Jie Lin
Sr. Research Technologist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
David Allison
Lineberger Postdoc Fellow, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Emily Glidden
Owner and Horsemanship Coach at The Feeling Rider
Kimberly Cannady (Wiggins)
Research Development/Research Training and Outreach at Medical University of South Carolina
Shaun McCullough
Prinicipal Investigator, NHEERL, at US Environmental Protection Agency
Andrea Matlock (DeSantis)
Postdoc Scientist in Proteomic Signatures of Cadiovascular Regeneration at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Brad Zerlanko
Senior Editorial Project Manager at Springer Healthcare
Pinar Atalay (Demirel)
Assistant Professor at Maltepe University Medical School
2012
Tara Burke
Director, Public Policy and Advocacy at Association for Molecular Pathology
Joseph Johnson
Physical Therapy student at Virginia Commonwealth University
Melissa Carver (Wells)
Translational R&D Senior Research Associate at Q2 Solutions
Jeff Gagan
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Assoc. Medical Director of Clinical NGS Lab, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Chris Moehle
Managing Director at The Robotics Hub
Dandan Sun
Associate Director, US Oncology Pricing Strategy and Economics at Bristol-Myers Squibb
Eliza Majewska (Zylkiewicz)
Program Manager, Preclinical and Clinical Development at Selvita
Ramya Viswanathan
Scientist, Medical/Scientific Writer at Alexander BioDiscoveries
2013
Dan Matson
Resident in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at University of Wisconsin
Erdem Sendinc
Research Fellow in Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard University
Sutirtha Datta
Senior Clinical Research Associate at Memorial Sloan kettering Cancer Center
Jaime Miller
Hematology and Oncology Fellow at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Adam Mueller
Resident Physician in Radiation Oncology at University of Colorado Denver
Glen Bjerke
Postdoc Associate in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at University of Colorado Boulder
Vikram Misra
Independent Postdoc Researcher Columbia, MD
Kunal Poorey
Senior Member of R&D Technical Staff at Sandia National Labs
Joe Tomlinson
Bioinformatics Scientist, Janssen Pharmaceutical Co. of Johnson & Johnson-Kelly OCG
Jake Wamsley
Scientific Client Support Specialist at Promega Corp.
2014
Kaity Allen
Postdoc Fellow at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Meghan Barnhart-Dailey
Postdoc Researcher, Timlin Lab at Sandia National Labs, New Mexico
Chelsi Snow
Research Scientist, Analyst, Technical Writer, and Project Manager at Battelle
Madison Stellfox
Medical Student, New York Medical College
Dan Harmon
Postdoc Fellow in Endocrinology at University of Pittsburgh
Mike Lindberg
Student at Georgetown University School of Medicine
2015
Greg Faust
Independent Consultant, Boston, MA
Maggie Wierman
Clinical Research Assistant at Nor Consult LLC
2016
Anoush Anderson
Scientist, Department of Defense, Charlottesville, VA
Christine Lehman
Research Associate at University of Virginia
Isaac Nardi
Postdoc Fellow at City of Hope
Jackie Yang
Research Associate, Mazhar Adli Lab at University of Virginia
Sheena Clift
Clinical Research Coordinator, Div. of Gynecologic Oncology at University of Virginia
Szymon Szymura
Postdoc Researcher in Oncology and Cancer Biology at University of Chicago
Jason True
Assistant Teaching Professor in Biology at Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Steven Griffith
Medical Science Liaison, Janssen Pharmaceutical Co. of Johnson & Johnson
Brian Capaldo
Laboratory of Genitourinary Cancer Pathogenesis, National Cancer Institute
2017
Siripong Tongjai
Lecturer at Chiang Mai University Thailand
Jackie D’Innocenzi
MSTP student at UVA
Magda Cichewicz
Postdoctoral Scholar at University of California, Davis
2018
Becky Wilson
Postdoc at Duke University
Liz Hoffman
Postdoc in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Univ. of Virginia
Bruno Takao Real Karia
Current Position Unknown
Annie Carlton
MSTP student at UVA
Ewelina Zasadzinska
Postdoc at Northwestern University