Name Area Advisor Cohort Degree Where are they now

Sarah Altman Chemistry Angad Mehta 2021 MS 2022
Brenda Andrade Chemistry Steve Zimmerman 2014 PhD 2019
Chelsea Anorma Chemistry Jefferson Chan 2015 PhD 2020 Visiting Assistant Professor at Pomona College
Jung-un Baek Chemistry Anne Baranger 2008 PhD 2012 Senior Scientist at ReCode Therapeutics
Max Baymiller Biochemistry Susan Martinis 2016 PhD 2022 IRACDA Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Prof. Stephanie Moon’s Laboratory at the University of Michigan
Alexis Black-Pyroksz Chemistry Zaida Luthey-Schulten 2005 PhD 2010 Bioinformatics Program Coordinator (Faculty) at Michigan State University
Dylan Blaha Biochemistry David Kranz 2020 MS 2021 Captain, Army National Guard
Andrew Blake Biochemistry Martin Burke 2018 PhD 2022 Postdoctoral Associate, Professor Amy Rosenzweig, Northwestern University
Rachel Botham Chemistry Paul Hergenrother 2010 PhD 2016 Senior Scientist, Codexis
Matthew Boudreau Chemistry Paul Hergenrother 2017 PhD 2022 NCI K00 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Prof. William Kaelin’s Laboratory at Dana-Farber Cancer Center/Harvard Medical School
Benjamin Brandsen Chemistry Scott Silverman 2012 PhD 2015 Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Creighton University
Michael Brothers Chemistry Chad Rienstra & Brenda Wilson 2009 PhD 2013 Technical Program Manager, Chemistry and Devices, UES/Wright Patterson Air Force Base
Brandon Burkhart Chemistry Douglas Mitchell 2013 PhD 2013 Scientist at Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Steven Caliari Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Brendan Harley 2010 PhD 2013 Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia
Lindsay Chatkewitz Chemistry Paul Hergenrother 2018 PhD 2022 Senior Scientist at Arrakis Therapeutics
Martin Garcia Chavez Chemistry Paul Hergenrother 2017 PhD 2021 Senior Scientist I, Centralized Medicinal Chemistry at AbbVie
Jonathan Chekan Biochemistry Satish Nair 2012 PhD 2016 Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina Greensboro
Jiming Chen Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Diwakar Shukla 2018 PhD 2022 Computational Chemist at BAKX Therapeutics
Quin Christensen Microbiology John Cronan 2006 PhD 2011 Regulatory Scientist for Advanced Therapeutics
Benjamin Circello Microbiology William Metcalf 2005 PhD 2010 Senior Scientist, Microbiology Global Capability Organization, Procter & Gamble
Ryan Cobb Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Huimin Zhao 2009 PhD 2014 Senior Metabolic Engineer at Dow AgroSciences
Michelle Colombo Chemistry Jonathan Sweedler & Mei Shen 2015 MS 2016 Physical Science Technical Assistant at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Troy Comi Chemistry Jonathan Sweedler 2013 PhD 2017 Research Software Engineer at Princeton
Ariana Bravo Cruz Microbiology Joanna Shisler 2010 PhD 2017 Project Manager and Clinical Pharmacology, Associate at Nuventra Pharma Sciences
Katelyn Dahlke Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Charles Sing 2015 PhD 2019 Assistant Faculty Associate, UW Madison
Page Daniels Chemistry Wilfred van der Donk 2017 PhD 2022 Scientist I, Primordial Genetics
Caitlin Deane Chemistry Douglas Mitchell 2011 PhD 2016 Associate Editor, Nature Chemical Biology
Matthew DeSieno Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Huimin Zhao 2007 PhD 2011 Manager – External Manufacturing at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Victor Dokukin Chemistry Scott Silverman 2010 PhD 2014 Senior Scientist at Guardant Health
Steven Doonan Chemistry Ryan Bailey 2015 Graduate Student at the University of Michigan
Kyle Dunbar Chemistry Douglas Mitchell 2010 PhD 2014 Scientist at Hexagon Bio
Paola Estrada Biochemistry Satish Nair 2015 PhD 2019 Postdoc position at Princeton University in the lab of Mohamed S Abou Donia
Kristin Finch Chemistry Paul Hergenrother 2006 PhD 2011 Assistant Dean, Science Diversity & Inclusion, Pennsylvania State University
Amy Freeman Chemistry Paul Hergenrother 2011 MS 2013 Lead Chemist at Ecolab
Jessica Frisz Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Mary Kraft 2007 PhD 2012 Project Manager at Zoetis
Alfredo Garcia Chemistry Paul Hergenrother 2014 PhD 2019 Senior Scientist at Cytokinetics
Victor Gonzalez Chemistry John Katzenellenbogen 2006 MS 2008 Psychiatrist
Chantal Garcia De Gonzalo Chemistry Wilfred van der Donk 2012 PhD 2015 Scientist III Analytics, Amyris, CA
William Grier Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Brendan Harley 2013 PhD 2017 Senior Process Engineer at Omega Therapeutics
Valeria Sanabria Guillen Molecular & Integrative Physiology Benita Katzenellenbogen 2017 PhD 2020 Consultant at Boston Consulting Group
Jillian Gunther Chemistry John Katzenellenbogen 2005 PhD 2009 Assistant Professor, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Ian Gut Microbiology Steven Blanke and Wilfred van der Donk 2006 PhD 2011 Principal Investigator, Battelle National Defense Institute, National Biodefense Analysis and Counter Measures Center
Lauren Hagler Chemistry Steven Zimmerman 2016 PhD 2020 Postdoc in Prof Daniel Herschlag lab at Stanford University
Elizabeth Haywood Microbiology Brenda Wilson 2014 PhD 2019 Instructional Professor of Biology, Illinois Wesleyan University
Christine Herman Chemistry Ryan Bailey 2008 PhD 2012 Managing Editor, Side Effects Public Media
Lucas Hernandez Chemistry David Sarlah 2016 PhD 2020 Senior Scientist at Bristol Myers Squibb
Kenton Hetrick Chemistry Wilfred van der Donk 2014 PhD 2018 Postdoctoral Associate, Professor Ron Raines, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jesse Horne Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Diwakar Shukla 2021 MS 2022
Vanessa Iiams Chemistry John Gerlt 2009 MS 2010 Advance Technical Service Engineer, 3M Co.
Yelena Ilin Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Mary Kraft 2013 PhD 2016 Process Engineer III, Sanofi Genzyme
David Knapp Chemistry Martin Burke 2007 PhD 2012 Associate at Freeborn & Peters LLP
Patrick Knerr Chemistry Wilfred van der Donk 2007 PhD 2013 Principal Scientist at Novo Nordisk
Michael Lambrecht Chemistry Paul Hergenrother 2012 PhD 2017 Senior Scientist, Genentech
Mara Livezey Biochemistry David Shapiro 2015 PhD 2018 Instructor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Detroit Mercy
Itamar Livnat Molecular & Integrative Physiology Jonathan Sweedler 2011 PhD 2016 MD Student, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Madeline Lopez Microbiology William Metcalf 2012 PhD 2017 Postdoctoral Associate, Professor Sean Elliott lab, Boston University
Nicholas Marshall Chemistry Yi Lu 2008 PhD 2011 Senior Director at Invenra | Early Development | bioprocess | Structure design | Antibody discovery
Julia Martin Microbiology James Imlay 2007 PhD 2013 Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Biochemistry, Idaho State University, Pocatello
Tucker Maxson Chemistry Douglas Mitchell 2011 PhD 2015 Microbiologist at CDC
Martin McLaughlin Chemistry Wilfred van der Donk 2016 PhD 2021 Postdoctoral scholar at Stanford University
Claire Merchen Chemistry Yi Lu 2017 MS 2018
Justin Miller Chemistry Mary Schuler 2018 PhD 2022 Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Indiana State University Terre Haute, Indiana
Raymond Morales Biochemistry Isaac Cann 2006 PhD 2012 Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist, Physician, Nicklaus Children’s Health System
Philip Olivares Biochemistry Satish Nair 2015 PhD 2018 ORISE Fellow, FDA
Matthew Olsen Chemistry Thomas Rauchfuss 2007 PhD 2011 Lithium Applications Development Project Leader at DuPont
Manuel Ortega Biochemistry Wilfred van der Donk 2011 PhD 2015 Scientist, Beam Therapeutics
Alexander Parent Chemistry John Katzenellenbogen 2006 PhD 2011 Medical Director, Oncology TAU, at Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Spencer Peck Chemistry Wilfred van der Donk 2010 PhD 2014 Principal Scientist at Pfizer
Sarah Perlmutter Chemistry Paul Hergenrother 2015 PhD 2017 Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry, Abbvie
Quinn Peterson Chemistry Paul Hergenrother 2007 PhD 2011 Assistant Professor of Physiology at Mayo Clinic
Samantha Phinney Biochemistry Wilfred van der Donk 2014 MS 2015
Nicholas Pino Chemistry Jefferon Chan 2017 PhD 2022 Scientist at Eikon Therapeutics
Caroline Porter Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Nathan Price 2009 PhD 2013 Senior Computational Scientist I at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Lisa Powers Biochemistry Wilfred van der Donk 2005 PhD 2009 Principal Investigator & Technical Supervisor, DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences
Imran Rahman Biochemistry Wilfred van der Donk 2014 PhD 2021 Scientist at Capsida Biotherapeutics
John Rakus Biochemistry John Gerlt 2005 PhD 2009 Assistant Professor at University of Louisiana at Monroe
Crystal Randall Microbiology Joanna Shisler 2009 PhD 2013 Curriculum and assessment leader, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Julian Reed Biochemistry Yi Lu 2013 PhD 2017 Research Biologist
Christopher Reinhardt Chemistry Jefferson Chan 2016 PhD 2020 Postdoctoral Associate in Benjamin Cravatt’s lab at Scripps
Michelle Richter Chemistry Paul Hergenrother 2012 PhD 2017 Senior Research Scientist at VCGT
Lisa Della Ripa Chemistry Chad Rienstra 2014 PhD 2019 Senior Researcher | NMR Spectroscopist
Aaron Roth Chemistry Scott Denmark 2015 PhD 2020 Senior Scientist I, Abbvie
Amit Sachdeva Chemistry Scott Silverman 2008 PhD 2011 Associate Professor in Bio-Organic Chemistry, School of Chemistry, University of East Anglia (United Kingdom).
Irisbel Guzman Sanchez Biochemistry Matrin Gruebele 2010 PhD 2015 VISN 1 High Reliability Organization Lead at US Department of Veterans Affairs
Chris Schwalen Chemistry Doug Mitchell 2012 PhD 2017 Principal Scientist at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR)
Joe Seimetz Biochemistry Auinash Kalsotra 2015 PhD 2021 Senior Scientist at Ricovr Healthcare
Lindsey Shea Chemistry Wilfred van der Donk 2008 MS 2010 Physician, Indiana University, Indianapolis
Cartney Smith Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Hyunjoon Kong 2012 PhD 2015 Principal Scientist, Kala Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA
Kara Smith Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Daniel Pack 2006 PhD 2011 Sr. Manager Engineering at Amgen
Sheena Smith Biochemistry David Kranz 2010 PhD 2014 Head of Program Management at Vector BioPharma
Emma Southgate Chemistry David Sarlah 2015 PhD 2019 Senior Scientist, Merck & Co.
Matthew Starr Biochemistry Rutilio Fratti 2018 PhD 2018 Biochemist, Instructor, Western Governors University
Riley Svec Chemistry Paul Hergenrother 2016 PhD 2020 Scientist at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Paul Thomas Chemistry Paul Hergenrother 2016 PhD 2020 Associate Director, National Resource for Translational and Developmental Proteomics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Jonathan Tietz Chemistry Douglas Mitchell 2013 PhD 2016 Associate at Perkins Coie LLP
Kyle Trenshaw Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Charles Schroeder 2011 PhD 2014 Assistant Director for STEM Education, University of Rochester
Juan Velasquez Chemistry Wilfred van der Donk 2008 PhD 2011 Senior Scientist, Procter & Gamble
Katie Whalen Biochemistry M. Ashley Spies 2011 PhD 2013 Director of Innovation Delivery
Effie Zhou Chemistry Jefferson Chan 2016 PhD 2020 Scientific Analyst at Morrison and Foerster in Palo Alto, CA