Biotechnology PhD Training Program

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Current (27)

Maria Ali
College of William and Mary
Neuroscience
Major Mentor: Sarah Kucenas
Minor Mentor: Kyle Lampe
Externship: Indoor Biotechnology
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Ivan Basurto  New
Lafayette College
Chemical Engineering/International Studies
Major Mentor: George Christ/Steven Caliari
Minor Mentor: Shawn Russell
Externship: looking
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Merci Best  New
College of William and Mary
Neuroscience/Community Studies
Major Mentor: George Bloom
Minor Mentor: Bettina Winckler
Externship: looking
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Anna Blazier
University of Virginia
Biomedical Engineering/Religious Studies
Major Mentor: Jason Papin
Minor Mentor: Kevin Janes
Externship: Unilever (UK)
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Rachel Bour  New
University of Maryland, College Park
Bioengineering
Major Mentor: George Christ/Shayn Peirce-Cottler
Minor Mentor: Steven Caliari
Externship: looking
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Kellen Chen
University of California, Berkley
Biomedical Engineering
Major Mentor: Jeffrey Holmes
Minor Mentor: Doug DeSimone
Externship: Edwards Lifesciences
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See video featuring Kellen.

Bryan Chun
Princeton University
Molecular Biology
Major Mentor: Jeffrey Saucerman
Minor Mentor: Christopher Deppmann
Externship: AMPEL Biosolutions

Shayla Clark  New
University of Florida
Psychology
Major Mentor: Christopher Deppmann
Minor Mentor: Bettina Winkler
Externship: looking

Bruce Corliss
Dartmouth College
Biomedical Engineering
Major Mentor: Shayn Peirce-Cottler
Minor Mentor: Mark Kester
Externship: Luna Innovations
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Kelly Drews
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Biology, Biochemistry, History
Major Mentor: Mark Kester
Minor Mentor: Peter Kasson
Externship: Vaxine (Australia)
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Kristen Fread
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Biochemistry, Chemistry, Spanish
Major Mentor: Eli Zunder
Minor Mentor: Paul Yates
Externship: looking
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Mitchell Granade
University of South Carolina
Biology, Chemistry
Major Mentor: Thurl Harris
Minor Mentor: Jeff Holmes
Externship: looking
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Andrew Heindel  New
James Madison University
Biotechnology
Major Mentor: Ku-Lung (Ken) Hsu
Minor Mentor: Kevin Lynch
Externship: looking

Elizabeth Herbst
University of Virginia
Biomedical Engineering
Major Mentor: John Hossack
Minor Mentor: Scott Acton
Externship: Siemens Healthcare
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Xavier Horton  New
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Biology
Major Mentor: Gordon Laurie
Minor Mentor: Shayn Peirce-Cottler
Externship: looking

Erica Hui
University of Kansas
Chemical Engineering
Major Mentor: Steven Caliari
Minor Mentor: Tom Barker
Externship: Amgen
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Faith Karanja
University of Massachusetts
Biochemistry
Major Mentor: Adrian Halme
Minor Mentor: Shayn Peirce-Cottler
Externship: Murigenics
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Alexander Keller
Duke University
Environmental Science
Major Mentor: Brant Isakson
Minor Mentor: Shayn Peirce-Cottler
Externship: Regeneron
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Laryssa Manigat
Northeastern University
Behavioral Neuroscience
Major Mentor: Benjamin Purow
Minor Mentor: Richard Price
Externship: Notable Labs
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Jennifer Ortiz
Binghamton University
Chemistry
Major Mentor: Rebecca Pompano
Minor Mentor: Jennifer Munson
Externship: MicroLab (ZyGem)

Kristopher Rawls
North Carolina State University
Biomedical Engineering
Major Mentor: Jason Papin
Minor Mentor: Chris Holstege
Externship: Hemoshear
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2016 Elected Vice-Chair of National Society of Black Engineers

Lauren Russell
Virginia Tech
Chemical Engineering
Major Mentor: Kyle Lampe
Lab video
Minor Mentor: Chris Deppmann
Externship: Merck
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Mahmoud Saleh
Guilford College
Biology and Chemistry
Major Mentor: Bill Petri
Minor Mentor: John Lukens
Externship: Seres Therapeutic
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Nicole Swope
Saginaw Valley State University
Biochemistry/Spanish
Major Mentor: Linda Columbus
Minor Mentor: Bob Nakamoto
Externship: MedImmune

Lee Talman
State University of New York, Albany
Nanotechnology Engineering
Major Mentor: Shayn Peirce-Cottler
Minor Mentor: Jim Casanova
Externship: MedImmune
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Adrienne Williams
University of the West Indies, Mona
Medical Physics, Alternative Energy, Spanish
Major Mentor: Silvia Blemker
Minor Mentor: Zhen Yan
Externship: AMPEL Biosolutions
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Jacob Wolpe
James Madison University
Biotechnology
Major Mentor: Lukas Tamm
Minor Mentor: Kyle Lampe
Externship: LumaCyte


 

 

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