Biotechnology PhD Training Program

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Current (25)

Maria Ali
College of William and Mary
Neuroscience
Major Mentor: Sarah Kucenas
Minor Mentor: Kyle Lampe
Externship: Indoor Biotechnology
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Dionne Argyle  New
Pennsylvania State University
Biology/History
Major Mentor: Bradley Gelfand
Minor Mentor:
Externship: looking
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Ivan Basurto
Lafayette College
Chemical Engineering/International Studies
Major Mentor: George Christ/Steven Caliari
Minor Mentor: Shawn Russell
Externship: looking
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Merci Best
College of William and Mary
Neuroscience/Community Studies
Major Mentor: George Bloom
Minor Mentor: Bettina Winckler
Externship: Denali Therapeutics
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Rachel Bour
University of Maryland, College Park
Bioengineering
Major Mentor: George Christ/Shayn Peirce-Cottler
Minor Mentor: Steven Caliari
Externship: looking
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Bryan Chun
Princeton University
Molecular Biology
Major Mentor: Jeffrey Saucerman
Minor Mentor: Christopher Deppmann
Externship: AMPEL Biosolutions

Shayla Clark
University of Florida
Psychology
Major Mentor: Christopher Deppmann
Minor Mentor: Bettina Winkler
Externship: Denali Therapeutics (planned)

Nicholas Cornell  New
University of Illinois
Bioengineering/Statistics
Major Mentor: Donald Griffin
Minor Mentor:
Externship: looking
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Kristen Fread
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Biochemistry, Chemistry, Spanish
Major Mentor: Eli Zunder
Minor Mentor: Paul Yates
Externship: Editas Medicine
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Mitchell Granade
University of South Carolina
Biology, Chemistry
Major Mentor: Thurl Harris
Minor Mentor: Jeff Holmes
Externship: Pfizer (Antibody Discovery Group)
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Gregory Grewal  New
Lafayette College
Chemical Engineering
Major Mentor: Christopher Highley
Minor Mentor:
Externship: looking
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Andrew Heindel
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
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: Merck
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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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Laryssa Manigat
Northeastern University
Behavioral Neuroscience
Major Mentor: Benjamin Purow
Minor Mentor: Richard Price
Externship: Notable Labs
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Andrew Miller  New
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Biomedical Engineering
Major Mentor: Thomas Barker
Minor Mentor:
Externship: looking
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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

Ridhi Sahani  New
Bucknell University
Biomedical Engineering/Dance
Major Mentor: Silvia Blemker
Minor Mentor:
Externship: looking
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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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