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Graduate Student Alumni

2018 Alumni

Xiaofei BaiPh.D.Post doc with Andy Golden, NIH
Joanna CooperPh.D.Postdoc with Dudley Strickland, University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore
Ramya EngantiPh.D.Postdoc with Craig Pikaard, Indiana University
Pawel KosentkaPh.D.Postdoc with Wusheng Liu at NC State University.
Christopher MendozaM.S.
Tanmoy MukherjeePh.D.Postdoc with Beiyan Nan at Texas A&M
Andrew StaffordPh.D.Professor, Florida College
Haden ScottPh.D.Postdoc with Fred Heberle, Bredeson Center, UT-Knoxville

2017 Alumni

Wilfredo (Willy) Evangelista

Ph.D.

Assistant Professor at Universidad de Ciencias y Humandiades Perú

Shannon Garland

M.S.

STEM Program Manager at MCLA

Jonathan Lindsay

Ph.D.

Postdoc with Jill Bettinger,  Virginia Commonwealth University

Jessica Gullet

Ph.D.

Postdoc with Charles Rock, St. Jude Research Hospital

Yukihiro Yamada

Ph.D.

2016 Alumni

Kristen HolbrookPh.D.Postdoc with Sabeeha Merchant, UCLA

Randy Lacey

Ph.D.Postdoc Fellowship, Sandia National Labs
Postdoc 2 with Monica Gerth, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Meng Li

Ph.D. Postdoc with Helmut Kirchhoff, Wash. U.

Sudershana Nair

Ph.D.Postdoc with Nicholas Baker, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Khoa Nguyen

Ph.D.Postdoc, Environmental Protection Agency

Letitia Puster

Ph.D. Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry, Maryville College

Tiffany Thomas

M.S.

Yufei Yue

Ph.D.

 2015 Alumni

Ana BernalM.S.Informatics Associate, LabAnswer, Orlando, Florida
Xiaomin JingPh.D.Ph.D. Intern, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Ansul LokdarshiPh.D. Postdoc, Albrecht von Arnim, UT-Knoxville
Brittany SotoM.S.Graduate Student, Georgia State University
Sai Keerthana WuppalapatiM.S.Graduate Student, University of Louisville School of Medicine

2014 Alumni

Anastasia AksenovaM.S.
Badri KrishnanPh.D.Postdoc, Cold Spring Harbor Labs, State College, PA
Stephanie MadisonPh.D.Lecturer, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Sherin RavalM.S.
Rebecca WilsonPh.D.Science Instructor in middle school, Tampa, FL
Jianzhuang YaoPh.D. Postdoc, U. Kentucky

2013 Alumni

Shih Jui Hsu

Ph.D.

Pintu Masalkar

Ph.D.

Katelyn Rosendall

M.S.

Tuo Zhu

M.S.Industrial Hygiene Scientist, BMS New Brunswick site

2012 Alumni

Mark BundyM.S.Process Development Associate II, Novavax
Yuzhuo ChuPh.D.Postdoc, Louisiana State U.
Nicholas LopesM.S.Chemical Technician, Kemira
Quian MaM.S.
Brittany MillerM.S.
Tihami QureshiPh.D. Postdoc, Albany Medical College
Todd SchoborgPh.D.Postdoc, NIH
Bayu Sisay TirunehM.S.Lab tech., Reprogene

2011 Alumni

Amber BiblePh.D.Postdoc, ORNL- Biological and Nanoscale Systems
Kristen HolbrookM.S.
Dhivya KumarM.S.Graduate student, U. Connecticut Health Center
Brittany McDanielM.S.
Matthew H. RussellPh.D.Assistant Professor, South College
George SamaanPh.D.
Mary Jane TimsonM.S.Lab Study Analyst, Hyde Engineering and Consulting

2010 Alumni

Seth AlbrightPh.D. Adjunct faculty, Pellissippi State, Knoxville
Ashita DaveM.S.
Sumi GoswamiM.S.Research Scientist, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
Olivia HillM.S.
Hyuck-Joon KangPh.D.Postdoc, Harvard University
Xiang MouPh.D.Postdoc, Baylor University
Adrianne NorrisPh.D.Professor, Pellissippi State Community College
Evan ReddickPh.D.Postdoc, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Ritika SehgalM.S.
Richard SimmermanM.S.
Dustin StuttsM.S.
Jui-He TsaiPh.D.Postdoc, Washington University, St. Louis
Justin VaughnPh.D.Postdoc, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Heather WallacePh.D.Postdoc, Dartmouth
Shaofei ZhangPh.D.Postdoc, National Cancer institute

2009 Alumni

Seung-Hoon ChoiPh.D.Postdoc, MD Anderson
Won-Gyu ChoiPh.D.Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin
William CrenshawM.S.
Jim FairmanPh.D.Postdoc, NIH-NIDDK Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Lindsay StaronM.S.
Ian WallacePh.D.Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Nevada-Reno

2008 Alumni

Cynthia BrownM.S.
Shaileja ChopraPh.D.
Su Hwa KimM.S.
Vita LamM.S.
Ruwan ParakramaM.S.Regeneron, Tarryton, NY
Eric Daniel VincillPh.D.Research Scientist, Monsanto Company, St. Louis
Qin XuPh.D.Postdoc, University of Tennessee- Knoxville

2007 Alumni

Robert BeahmM.S.
Chandrashis BhowmickM.S.
Jian MaM.S.
Charles MangrumM.S.
Rihui YanPh.D.Professor at Hainan University

2006 Alumni

Youn Jeong ChoiPh.D.IRTA Postdoc Fellow NIEHS, NC (Blackshear group)
Srilalitha KurugantiPh.D.
Shannon MatulisPh.D.Postdoc at Miami Medical School, Miami, FL
Kenneth MinorPh.D.
Walter WilesM.S.

2005 Alumni

Brad BennettPh.D.Research Associate for Mark Yeager at the University of Virginia
Srividya BhaskaraPh.D.Assistant Professor, Dept. of Radiation Oncology University of Utah School of Medicine
Randall HolzbergerM.S.
Israel HuffM.S.
Michael JacksonPh.D.Postdoc at Univ. Central Florida
Shawn LelandM.S.
Amy WilesPh.D.
Edward WrightPh.D.Manager, BCMB Bioanalytical Resources Facility

2004 Alumni

Kim CaldwellAssociate Professor of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama
Stephanie HicksPolypeptide Hormone Action Group at National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Taeck-Joong JeonPostdoc at University of California, San Diego
Kenneth H MinorInstructor, University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver, CO
Cagdas SonPostdoc at California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
Lori WestAssociate Professor at Lee University
Amy WilesAssistant Professor of Biology, Mercer University, Georgia

2003 Alumni

Drew Robert EkmanStaff Scientist, FDA, Georgia
To-Yu HuangPostdoctoral fellow: UCSD Cancer Center, La
Amy L. InselmanStaff fellow at the national center for toxicology research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Tae-Houn KimAssistant Professor, Duksung Womens University, Seoul, Korea
Vanny NaritaSection Head, Indonesian Research Institute, Jakarta, Indonesia
Michael B StraderLaboratory of Biochemistry and Vascular Biology, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda
Ayca Akal-StraderTeaching at Catholic University

2002 Alumni

A. Carole Dabney-SmithAssistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry, Miami University
James GuentherPh.D.Instructor, Delgado Community College, New Orleans
April PyleAssistant Professor at UCLA School of Medicine

2001 Alumni

Shannon EakerCell Therapy Division, GE Healthcare
Olga KoppFaculty at Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
Weikai LiPostdoc in Tom Rapaport’s Lab at Havard HHMI
Chitra SubramanianDepartment of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

2000 Alumni

Jennifer CobbPh.D.Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Calgary
Christine ScharResearch Scientist, Aarhus University, Denmark
Sharon ThomasCurrently with Knox County School

1999 Alumni

N/A

1998 Alumni

John CobbAssistant Professor University of Calgary, Dept of Biological Sciences
Enrico DigiammarinoStaff Scientist, Abbott
Susan DombrowskiNext Generation DNA sequence analyst, Genomatix Corporation
Angelia GibsonAssistant Professor at Maryville College, Maryville, TN
Robert Ivey, IIIDirector of Fermentation and an co-Founder of Chem Bio at Osprey
Michael MohlerResearch Scientist/legal liaison for GTx, Inc

1997 Alumni

James R. CoxUniversity Distinguished Professor, Murray State University
Sushmita MaitraPh.D.Postdoctoral Researcher, Durham University

1996 Alumni

Chang-Hoon HanPh.D.Brain Korea 21, Division of Agricultural Biotech., Seoul National University, Korea
Yaa Difie OseiSenior Lecturer, Biochemistry Department, University of Ghana, Legon (2008)
Kameshwari PappuPatent specialist at the University of Florida

1995 Alumnus

Jung Weon LeeM.S.Professor, Department of Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Korea

1994 Alumni

Chang-Hoon HanBrain Korea 21, Division of Agricultural Biotech., Seoul National University, Korea
C. David WeaverPh. D.Associate Professor, Pharmacology, Vanderbilt

1993 Alumni

Jay D. GregoryPh. D.Marketing Communications Writer, Agilent Technologies
Kausik RayPh. D.Scientist, NIAAD, NIH

1992 Alumni

Rajesh KrishnanPh. D.Director of Business Development, Celerion
Suk Heung OhPh. D.Professor, Department of Food and Biotechnology, Woosuk University, Jeonju, Korea

 

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