Current Students

PhD Program

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Lauren Boehnke

Mentor: Scott Doyle, PhD., Assistant Professor

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David Freedman

"What we are studying is absolutely fascinating, and I truly feel we are going to make a difference in the field."

Mentor: Michal Stachowiak, PhD, Professor

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Seerat Elahi

"With guidance of Dr. Olejniczak, I am investigating the co-transcriptional mechanisms of stem cell self-renewal and differentiation to understand foundation of stem cell biology and etiology of pathological disorders caused by stem cells dysregulation."

Mentor: Scott Olejniczak, PhD, Assistant Professor of Oncology, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Brandon Ginley

"Pinaki always makes sure to motivate his students towards the big picture, ticket winning ideas."

Mentor: Pinaki Sarder, PhD, Assistant Professor

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Darshana Govind

“Proud to be a part of the Sarder Lab. We're all about pushing the intellectual boundaries.”

Mentor: Pinaki Sarder, PhD, Assistant Professor

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Russell Gullekson

"There are many opportunities for interdisciplinary research and for integrating modern technology with the study of anatomy."

Mentors: John Tomaszewski, MD, Professor & Chairman and Frank Mendel, PhD, Associate Professor

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Steven Lewis

"I'm excited that our department offers an extremely versatile PhD program consisting of techniques and training that is compatible with any career path."

Mentor: Scott Doyle, PhD, Assistant Professor

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Brendon Lutnick

"Applying quantitative computational analysis in a department traditionally focused on qualitative biology presents unique research opportunities."

Mentor: Pinaki Sarder, PhD, Assistant Professor

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Beatriz Santaella-Luna

"I'm investigating bone material properties and how they change the biomechanical performances."

Mentor: Jack Tseng, PhD, Assistant Professor

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M. Aleksander Wysocki

"The department offers great opportunities for cutting-edge interdisciplinary research by bringing together enthusiastic researchers who possess diverse expertise and advanced methodological training."

Mentor: Jack Tseng, PhD, Assistant Professor

Masters Program

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John Biber III

Mentor: Yongho Bae, PhD., Assistant Professor

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Connor Grabowski

"The quantitative analysis and mechanical testing in the Tseng lab has kept me intrigued every step of the way on my research." 

Mentor: Jack Tseng, PhD., Associate Professor

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Kirsten Incardona

 

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Samantha Katus

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Briana Santo