Biotechnology PhD Training Program

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Success of Our Underrepresented Minority Grads

Graduated (8)

Joanna Adadevoh
University of Delaware
Chemical Engineering
Major Mentor: Roseanne Ford
Minor Mentor: Cassandra Fraser
Externship: AbbVie
Current: Process Technology Development Engineer, Intel Corp
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Ernie Perez Almodovar

University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
Industrial Biotechnology
Major Mentor: Giorgio Carta
Minor Mentor: James Landers
Externship: BioRad
Current: Senior Manager Manufacturing (Operations Leadership Program), Amgen
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Anthony Awojoodu
University of Maryland
Bioengineering
Major Mentor: Ed Botchwey
Minor Mentor: Kevin Lynch
Externship: AstraZeneca (Sweden)
Current: Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company
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Gary Davis
Washington & Lee University
Chemistry
Major Mentor: Milton Brown (now at
Georgetown U)
Current: Monomer Technical Service and Application Technology Scientist, Evonik Industries
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Kristina (Little) Kruglyak
College of William and Mary
Mathematics/Physics
Major Mentor: Klaus Ley
Minor Mentor: Don Hunt
Externship: Biosite
Current: Manager, Oncology Bioinformatics, Illumina
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Patrick Martin
Virginia Union University
Biology/Chemistry
Major Mentor: Ann Sutherland
Minor Mentor: Erik Fernandez
Externship: UVa Patent Fdn
Current: Interim Associate Dean, Colege of Sciences and Technology, NCA&T
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Olugbemisola Oredein-McCoy
University of Virginia
Biomedical Engineering
Major Mentor: Cato Laurencin
Minor Mentor: Ed Botchwey
Externship: LifeNet
Current: Urology Resident, Medical University of South Carolina
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Antonio Ubiera
North Carolina State University
Chemical Engineering
Major Mentor: Giorgio Carta
Minor Mentor: Gary Balian
Externship: Amersham (Sweden)
Current: Director, GSK
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Biotech                         2
Entrepreneurial             0
Government Science    0
Law                               0
Pharma                         3
Regulatory Science       0
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