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DLRG alumni - graduate research associates

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Alicia Aquino

PhD, CBE (2022)

Current: Scientist, AbbVie Bioresearch Center, Worcester, MA

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Sean Chung

MS, BMCB (2021)

Current: ​Bioprocess Scientist, Merck, Kenilworth, NJ

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Kevin Weyant

PhD, CBE (2021)

Current: Senior Scientist, Versatope Therapeutics,

Lowell, MA

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Ty Moeller

PhD, CBE (2021)

Current: Microbiologist, United States Navy

 

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Thapakorn Jaroentomeechai

PhD, CBE (2021)

Current: EMBO Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Copenhagen (Clausen lab)

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Suthara Ramachandran

MS, CBE (2021)

(w/ Chris Alabi)

Current: Research Associate, Weatherwax Bio,

San Francisco, CA 

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Abhishek Mangipudi

MS, CBE (2021)

Current: ​Research Associate, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

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Ricardo Fu

MS, CBE (2021)

Current: PhD Program,

UC-Davis

 

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Emily Cox

PhD, BBS (2019)

Current: Senior Scientist, AstraZeneca,

Gaithersburg, MD

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Xiaolu Zheng

PhD, CBE (2019)

Current: Senior Scientist, Pfizer, St. Louis, MO

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Aravind Natarajan

PhD, Microbiology (2019)

Current: Postdoc, Stanford University (Bhatt lab)

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May Taw

PhD, Microbiology (2019)

Current: ​TBD

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Morgan Ludwicki

PhD, CBE (2019)

Current: Scientist, 3M, Minneapolis, MN

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Cameron Glasscock

PhD, CBE (2019)

(w/ Julius Lucks)

Current: Postdoc, University of Washington (Baker lab)

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Feng Yang

MS, CBE (2019)

Current: PhD Program,

Rice University

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Amy Liu

MS, CBE (2018)

(w/ Jeff Varner)

Current: Senior Research Associate, Gilead Sciences, Oceanside, CA

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Bunyarit Meksiriporn

PhD, BME (2018)

Current: ​Assistant Professor, KMITL, Bangkok, Thailand

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Erin Stephens

PhD, BMCB (2018)

Current: VP of Antibody Discovery and Tissue Eng,

Prellis Biologics,

San Francisco, CA

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Michael-Paul Robinson

PhD, CBE (2017)

Current: Postdoc,

Cleveland Clinic

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Matthew Chang

MS, CBE (2016)

Current: ​Research Scientist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

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Daniel Tien

MS, CBE (2016)

Current: Senior Data Scientist II,

Cruise Automation,

San Francisco, CA

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Taylor Stevenson

PhD, BME (2016)

Current: Associate Director, Affinivax, Cambridge, MA

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Sai Pooja Mahajan

PhD, CBE (2015)

(w/ Fernando Escobedo)

Current: Postdoc, Johns Hopkins University

(Gray lab)

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Kathy Rogers

PhD, CBE (2015)

(w/ Jeff Varner)

Current: Senior Scientist, Janssen, Raritan, NJ

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Linxiao Chen

PhD, CBE (2015)

Current: Senior Scientist, Janssen Pharmaceuticals,

Spring House, PA

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Rick Pampuro

MS, CBE (2014)

Current: Head of Manufacturing, Analytical and Process Sciences, Thermo Fisher, Cambridge, MA

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Jason Boock

PhD, CBE (2014)

Current: ​Assistant Professor, Miami University

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Sean O'Brien

PhD, CBE (2013)

Current: Postdoc, Leidos, Reston, VA

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Alyse Portnoff

PhD, BME (2013)

Current: Senior Scientist, Novavax, Gaithersburg, MD

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Charles Haitjema

PhD, Microbiology (2012)

Current: ​Research Area Manager, Bio-Techne,

San Jose, CA

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Juan Valderrama

PhD, CBE (2012)

Current: Assistant Professor, Universidad Antonio Nariño,

Bogotá, Colombia

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Thomas Mansell

PhD, CBE (2012)

(w/ Jeff Varner)

Current: Associate Professor, Iowa State University

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Cassandra Guarino

PhD, BBS (2012)

Current: Associate, Animal Health Diagnostic Center,

Cornell University

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Mark Rocco

PhD, BME (2011)

Current: Scientific Director, Abbvie, South San Francisco, CA

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Robert Conrado

PhD, CBE (2010)

Current: VP of Engineering Design and Development, Lanzatech, Skokie, IL

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Christine Endicott

MS, CBE (2010)

Current: ​Development Scientist, Alexion Pharmaceuticals,

New Haven, CT

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Ritsdeliz Perez-Rodriguez

PhD, CBE (2009)

Current: Scientist, Abbott Laboratories,

Barceloneta, Puerto Rico

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Jan Kostecki

PhD, BME (2009)

Current: Senior Technical Product Manager,

Natera, San Carlos, CA

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Didi Waraho-Zhmayev

PhD, CBE (2008)

Current: Assistant Professor, KMUTT, Bangkok, Thailand

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Matt Marrichi

PhD, CBE (2008)

Current: Senior Director, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical,

Cambridge, MA

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Lydia Contreras

PhD, CBE (2008)

Current: ​Professor, University of Texas-Austin

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Adam Fisher

PhD, CBE (2008)

Current: Director,

Science Staff, FDA,

Silver Spring, MD

DLRG alumni - postdoctoral associates

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May Taw

Postdoc (2019-2021)

Current: TBD

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Mingji Li

Postdoc (2016-2021)

Current: Scientist, Asymchem Laboratories, Tianjin, China

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Ninad Agashe

Postdoc (2019-2020)

Current: Scientist, GenePath Dx, Pune India

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Dominic Mills

Postdoc (2015-2017)

Current: Staff Scientist, Institute of Medical Virology, University of Zurich

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Laura Yates

Postdoc (2015-2017)

Current: Scouting and Project Mananger, LimmaTech Biologics AG, Schlieren, Switzerland

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Taylor Stevenson

Postdoc (2017)

Current: Associate Director, Affinivax, Cambridge, MA

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Dario Mizrachi

Postdoc (2012-2017)

Current: Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University

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Kristina Overkamp

Postdoc (2015-2016)

Current: Research Assistant, University Hospital,

Tübingen, Germany

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Linxiao Chen

Postdoc (2015-2016)

Current: Senior Scientist, Janssen Pharmaceuticals,

New York City, New York

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Jessica Smith

Postdoc (2014-2015)

Current: Senior Scientist, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Rochester, NY

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Anne Ollis

Postdoc (2012-2015)

Current: ​Associate DirectorMerck

West Point, PA

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Jenny Valentine

Postdoc (2012-2015)

Current: Staff Scientist, Regeneron, Tarrytown, NY

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Yi Chai

Postdoc (2012-2014)

Current: Northeastern University MS Program,

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Hyeon-Cheol Lee

Postdoc (2011-2014)

Current: CTO, BPGene,

Seoul, South Korea

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Alyse Portnoff

Postdoc (2014)

Current: Senior Scientist, Novavax, Gaithersburg, MD

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Cassandra Guarino

Postdoc (2013)

Current: Associate, Animal Health Diagnostic Center,

Cornell University

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Didi Waraho-Zhmayev

Postdoc (2010-2012)

Current: Assistant Professor, KMUTT, Bangkok, Thailand

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Amy Karlsson

Postdoc (2009-2012)

NIH Postdoctoral Fellow

Current: Associate Professor, University of Maryland

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Eda Celik-Akdur

Postdoc (2009-2011)

Current: Associate Professor, Hacettepe University,

Ankara, Turkey

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Jack Chung-Jr Huang

Postdoc (2009-2011)

Current: Director, Alexion Pharmaceuticals,

New Haven, CT

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Li Ling Lee

Postdoc (2006-2009)

Current: Research Associate, Cornell University

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Hyung-Kwon Lim

Postdoc (2006-2009)

Current: Senior Vice President, Polus, Inc.,

Incheon, South Korea

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Adam Fisher

Postdoc (2008-2009)

Current: Director, Science Staff, FDA,

Silver Spring, MD 

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Jae-Young Kim

Postdoc (2004-2007)

Current: Research Scientist, Samsung, Seoul, South Korea

DLRG alumni - visiting scholars

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Apisitt Thaiprayoon

Visiting scholar (2022-23)

Current: Graduate research associate, KMUTT, Bangkok, Thailand

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Ming Jiang

Postdoc (2019-2020)

Tang Cornell-China Scholar

Current: Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

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Heng Li

Visiting scholar (2018-19)

Current: Professor, Jiangnan University,

Wuxi, Jiangsu, China

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Ilkay Kocer

Visiting scholar (2018-19)

Current: Research Associate, Haceteppe University,

Ankara, Turkey

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Wenjing Cui

Visiting scholar (2016-17)

Current: Professor,

Jiangnan University,

Wuxi, Jiangsu, China

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Xinle Liang

Visiting scholar (2016-17)

Current: Professor, Zeijing Gongshang University,

Hangzhou, China

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Eda Celik-Akdur

Visiting scholar (2017, 2023)

Current: Associate Professor, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

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Didi Waraho-Zhmayev

Visiting scholar (2013)

Current: Assistant Professor, KMUTT, Bangkok, Thailand

 

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Kuntida Kittidee

Visiting scholar (2009-10)

Current: Assistant Professor, Mahidol University,

Nakhon Pathom, Thailand

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Christian Feiler

Visiting scholar (2008-09)

Current: Senior Scientist, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin GmbH, Berlin, Germany

DLRG alumni - undergraduate research assistants

Srishti Tyagi

(2020-22)

Current: Weill Cornell Medical College

Riya Singh

(2019-2021)

Current: Trinity Life

Sciences

Shukria Mirzaie

(2022)

Current: Cornell University

Sanjana Shanmugavel

(2021-22)

Current: Cornell University

Maria Jimenez

(2019-21)

Current: Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

Jazmine Richardson

(2021)

Current: Tufts University

MS Program

Maddie Mills

(2019-20)

Current: Philipps 66

Bob Gu

(2019-2020)

Current: UT-Austin

MA program

Taylor Joines

(2019)

Current: Affera

Jody Mohammed

(2018-20)

Current: McMaster University MS Program

Olivia Young

(2016-19)

Current: Harvard-MIT

PhD Program

Vi Le

(2016-19)

Current: Massachusetts General Hospital

Jacob Mathai

(2016-19)

Current: Rockefeller University

Cathy Jin

(2017-18)

Current: Cornell University

Priyanka Konan

(2017-18)

Current: Genentech

Josef Byrne

(2017-18)

Current: Merck

Valentina Lohr

(2017-18)

Current: Zymtronix

John Woltornist

(2017-18)

Current: WuXi Biologics

Raashed Raziuddin

(2017-18)

Current: Evelo Biosciences

Claire Schiefelbein

(2016-18)

Current: Merck

Jordan Fuller

(2015-18)

Current: ZS Associates

Marielisa Carbrera

(2015-18)

Current: Broad Institute

Allen Jiang

(2015-18)

Current: MIT PhD Program

Michaela Jones

(2014-18)

Current: University of Delaware PhD Program

Ankur Annapareddy

(summer 2017)

Current: TBD

Mariela Rivera De Jesús

(summer 2017)

Current: Cornell University PhD Program

Jane Liao

(2016-17)

Current: GlaxoSmithKline

Meghan Barton

(2016-17)

Current: ANDRITZ

Margaret Hale

(2015-17)

Current: Chartwell Consulting

Daniel Kim

(2015-17)

Current: University of South Florida MD Program

Kate Forsythe

(2014-17)

Current: unknown

Robert Lee

(2014-17)

Current: Stanford

PhD Program

Alan Bartels

(summer 2016)

Current: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Diana Chu

(2015-16)

Current:  Auris Health

Esther Chen

(2015-16)

Current: SUNY Medical Center MD Program

Brielle Hohne

(2015-16)

Current: Penn State University PhD Program

Brooke Cohen

(2014-16)

Current: Haynes and Boone, LLP

Mindy Wang

(2014-16)

Current: Pfizer

Xiaolu Wen

(2013-16)

Current: ExxonMobil

Jennifer Li

(2013-16)

Current: Johnson & Johnson

Sheridan Wakimoto

(2013-16)

Current: Genentech

Jasmine Shwetar

(2015)

Current: NYU

MD-PhD Program

Veronica Peltz

(2014-15)

Current: Merck

Tom Hittinger

(2013-15)

Current: Midwest Vision Partners

Zach Wu

(2013-15)

Current: Caltech

PhD Program

Patrick Sullivan

(2014)

Current: Thomas Jefferson University MD Program

Zachary Goldblatt

(2013-14)

Current: WPI

PhD Program

Alana Szkodny

(2012-14)

Current: University of Delaware PhD Program

Andrew Carpenter

(2011-14)

Current: unknown

Maria Tchamova

(2011-14)

Current: Regeneron

Pharmaceuticals

Ankai Xu

(2011-14)

Current: Genentech

Cristen Peterson

(2012-13)

Current: Genentech

Josep Duato Botam

(summer 2012)

Current: Universidad de Zaragoza

Ana V. Ayala-Morant

(summer 2012)

Current: University of

Puerto Rico

Christy Chao

(summer 2012)

Current: MIT

PhD Program

Nicholas Lamson

(2011)

Current: MIT

Postdoc

Laura Pizzuto

(2011-12)

Current: Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing

Melinda Spinella

(2011-12)

Current: Esteé Lauder

Stellie Ford

(2011-12)

Current: Suvoda

Jessica Stark

(2009-12)

Current: Stanford

Postdoc

Ka-Hei Siu

(2009-12)

Current: UC-Berkeley

Postdoc

Emily Buirkle

(2009-12)

Current: Rutgers University Hospital

Rachel Edwards

(summer 2011)

Current: University of Minnesota PhD Program

Chad Greco

(summer 2011)

Current: Gilead Sciences

Caroline Tabler

(2009-11)

Current: Case Western Reserve University

Laura Adams

(2009-11)

Current: Spark Therapeutics

Hansen Xu

(2008-11)

Current: The Boston Consulting Group

Krishan Chhiba

(2008-11)

Current: Northwestern MD-PhD Program

Noelia Almadovar

(summer 2010)

Current: Purdue University PhD Program

Danielle Toupo Delima

(summer 2010)

Current: Intel Corporation

Brittany Forkus

(summer 2010)

Current: Corteva Agriscience

Malinka Walaliyadde

(2008-10)

Current: Alpha Health

Carlos Arbelaez

(2008-10)

Current: Amgen

Kristin Fong

(2007-10)

Current: McKinsey &

Company

Stephen Linderman

(2007-10)

Current: Emory University Resident Physician

Parry Grewal

(2007-09)

Current: UC-Berkeley

PhD Program

Sarah Bernardis Low

(2007-09)

Current: Boehringer

Ingelheim

Brian Weitzner

(2007-09)

Current: Lyell

Immunopharma

Sheela Damle

(2006-08)

Current: University of Washingtion Resident Physician

Jennifer Rea Deneault

(2005-08)

Current: Paul Weiss

Catherine Manix Feintuch

(2005-08)

Current: Albert Einstein

PhD Program

Ana Rodriguez

(2007)

Current: BGB Group

Daniel Lee

(2006-07)

Current: US Army RDEC

Denine Jackson

(2004-07)

Current: NYS DEC

Matthew Nitzberg

(2004-06)

Current: Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Jason Perlmutter

(2003-06)

Current: Google

Gina Cremona

(2003-06)

Current: Tensegrity Law Group

Franklin Lu

(2003-05)

Current: Zymergen

Puneet Panda

(2003-05)

Current: Marietta Eye Clinic

Daniel Sun

(2004-05)

Current: unknown

Sara Warzecka

(summer 2004)

Current: unknown

DLRG alumni - masters of engineering (MEng)

Emily Chou

(2022)

Current: TBD

Daisy Ding

(2020)

Current: Eikon Therapeutics

Thomas Li

(2017)

Current: AstraZeneca

David Streitman

(2016)

Current: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals 

Samantha Wadsworth

(2016)

Current: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Tianxun Zhao

(2015)

Current: Agilent Technologies

Cristen Peterson

(2014)

Current: Genentech

Joseph Peng

(2014)

Current: Harvard Business School

Yixin Ying

(2012)

Current: Applied Materials

Dan Ye

(2012)

Current: Dow 

Ta-Yi Yu

(2012)

Current: University of Washington

Lauren Healy

(2013)

Current: East End Veterinary Center

Lizeta Gkogka

(2012)

Current: Planet S.A.

Eugin Choi

(2012)

Current: Merieux NeutriSciences

Richard Munoz

(2011)

Current: Google AI

Allen Chun-Liang Chen

(2010)

Current: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Jiwon Lee

(2009-2011)

Current: Dartmouth College

Anita Liu

(2010)

Current: Merck

Misty Carlisle

(2010)

Current: Genzyme

Allison Lee

(2009)

Current: AstraZeneca

Susan Kim

(2009)

Current: unknown

Saniya Salim

(2008)

Current: Exo

Niyati Shah

(2008)

Current: Bronto Software

Soo Yeun Lim

(2008)

Current: unknown

Isabelle Harroch

(2008)

Current: Weill Cornell Medical College

Yang Wang

(2008)

Current: Google

Rachel Fields

(2007)

Current: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Christina Swanson

(2006)

Current: BeiGene

Connie Lu

(2006)

Current: Pfizer

Robert Hollenback

(2005)

Current: WM

Sue Marrichi

(2005)

Current: Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals

Michael Myers

(2004)

Current: PegasusTSI