Our master’s graduates often advance to PhD programs in the biomedical sciences or pursue clinical training. Several are conducting research in public and private labs, including those affiliated with the National Institutes of Health. Others are contributing their expertise in medical research, biotechnology, higher education and science writing positions.


Name Mentor Position
Aayush Arora
Joseph Barbi, PhD  
Shu-Yun Cheng
Jason Kay, PhD  
Shazeda Haque Chowdhury
Amy Jacobs, PhD  
Brianna Cunneen 
Laurie K. Read, PhD Research Technician, Roswell Park Cancer Research Institute
Afreen Hameed Spyridon Stavrou, PhD  
Gabriel Jay Ira Blader, PhD PPBS PhD Program, UB
Andrew Khalil Elsa Bou Ghanem, PhD Arizona Biological/Biomedical Sciences (ABBS) doctoral program, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Aashka Mehta Jason Kay, PhD
Vijay Raaj Ravi Elsa Bou Ghanem, PhD Research technician, Shenoy laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Veronika Semenova Thomas Melendy, PhD  
Nikhil Unde Laurie K. Read, PhD Research Scientist, Sunflower Therapeutics, Hingham, MA
Meera Venkatesh Joseph Barbi, PhD


Name Mentor Position
Shirley Barrera
Anne Kauffman, PhD
Mark Desimone
Anne Kauffman, PhD
Roshni Gondane
Elizabeth Wohlfert, PhD  
Piyush Jain
Animesh Sinha, PhD  
Sovathiro Mao Elsa Bou Ghanem, PhD
Karin Sundquist
Elizabeth Wohlfert, PhD
Joseph Vath Chelsie Armbruster, PhD Ph.D. program at Georgia Tech


Name Mentor
Alexsandra Abamonte
Elsa Bou Ghanem, PhD
Research Technician I in Dr. Bou Ghanem's laboratory. University at Buffalo


Name Mentor Position
Vaishnavi Shirsat
Thomas Melendy, PhD  


Name Mentor Position
Barbine Tchamba Agbor Agbor
John Panepinto, PhD  
Frances Smith
Whitney Clark
Matthew Garis


Name Mentor Position
Hussain Odeh
John Panepinto, PhD  


Name Mentor Position
Amanda Zunic
Thomas Melendy, PhD Laboratory Technician
Gregory Harrison
Laurie K. Read, PhD


Name Mentor Position
Brianna Tylec                     
Laurie K. Read, PhD Research Technician II, University at Buffalo


Name Mentor Position
Jay Leipheimer Tilman Baumstark, PhD PhD candidate at the University at Buffalo
Jesse Park Tilman Baumstark, PhD  
Stephanie Tzetzo Tilman Baumstark, PhD PhD candidate at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center


Name Mentor Position
Sarah Blair John Panepinto, PhD Senior research support specialist in the Department of Medicine/Rheumatology at SUNY Upstate
Thomas Corrielus John Panepinto, PhD Pharmacy technician, Boston, MA
Louise Galuski Timothy Murphy, MD  
Jessica Kosanovich Elizabeth Wohlfert, PhD Research technician in the Dept. of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh


Name Mentor Position
Intan Dewi John Panepinto, PhD Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands
Ravi Holani John Panepinto, PhD PhD candidate, Veterinary Medicine Graduate Program, University of Calgary


Name Mentor Position
Bianca Barbara Diaz Aguilar   PhD student, University of Texas – Houston/MD Andersen Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Joseph Golebiowski Anders Hakansson, PhD Microbiology and biochemist, Milwaukee, Wis.


Name Mentor Position
Charity McManaman Anders Hakansson, PhD National Institutes of Health


Name Mentor Position 
Kurtis Downey Nejat K. Egilmez, PhD Physician assistant education program


Name Mentor Position
Jaya Goswami Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD Postdoctoral fellow in pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine 
Eileen Stocum Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD Physician assistant, FDR Medical Group


Name Mentor Position
Archana Monie Michael W. Russell, PhD Researcher, Cervical Cancer Research Lab of Drs. T.-C. Wu and Chien-Fu Hung, Johns Hopkins University


Name Mentor Position
Alma Velayo Noreen Williams, PhD Internal medicine resident, Summa Western Reserve Hospital


Name Mentor Position
Ruibin Liang Noreen Williams, PhD  
Gretchen Siebert Noreen Williams, PhD Health services proposal writer, Healthnow New York, Inc., Orchard Park, N.Y.
Natalie Warholic Noreen Williams, PhD Principal research associate, Epizyme, Boston
Xiang Zhuang Noreen Williams, PhD

Manager, QZ/QC, Life Technologies, Boston



Name Mentor Position
Lucille Cucco V. James Hernandez, PhD Assistant professor of biology, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, Pa.