Graduate Students

Alina Ainbinder

B.Sc., 2009, Biotechnology Engineering
Ort Braude College of Engineering
Mentor: Robert T. Dirksen

Joseph A. Bisson

B.S., 2011, Biochemistry
University of New Hampshire
Mentor: Ethan David Cohen

Ellie M. Carrell

B.S.E., 2010, Biomedical Engineering
University of Iowa
Mentor: Robert T. Dirksen

Rahul Chandrasekhar

B.S., 2007, Biology
University of York
Mentor: David I. Yule

Christopher D. Culbertson

B.A., 2006, Biological Sciences
Northwestern University
Mentor: Master's student

Peter V. DiStefano

B.S., 2010, Chemistry
State University of New York at Geneseo
Mentor: Angela J. Glading

Isaac J. Fisher

B.S., 2012, Biology
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Mentor: 1st year student

Alex F. Fricke

B.S., 2006, Biology
Clarkson University
Mentor: David I. Yule

Mary A. Gantz Marker

B.S., 2006, Biology
Lycoming College
Mentor: Robert S. Freeman

Rafael H. Gil de Rubio

B.Sc., 2011, Industrial Biotechnology
University of Puerto Rico
Mentor: Alan V. Smrcka

Emma W. Grygotis

B.S., 2013, Biochemistry
Earlham College
Mentor: 1st year student

Corey M. Hoffman

B.S., 2012, Biochemistry
Geneseo College
Mentor: Laura M. Calvi

Chen Kaplan

B.S., 2013, Biotechnology Engineering
ORT Braude College
Mentor: 1st year student

Walter E. Knight

B.A., 2009, Chemistry and Biology
Cornell University
Mentor: Chen Yan

Yelena V. Lerman

B.S., 2007, Chemistry
University of Rochester
Mentor: Minsoo Kim

Melissa L. Martin

B.S., 2009, Biology
Stonehill College
Mentor: Eric M. Small

Kelly A. McGlynn

B.S., 2012, Cellular and Molecular Biology
University of Wisconsin at La Crosse
Mentors: Archibald S. Perkins and Alan V. Smrcka

Laura McMahon

B.S., 2013, Biomedical Sciences
Rochester Institute of Technology
Mentor: 1st year student

Kristina L. Modjeski

B.S., 2008, Biology
University of Washington
Mentor: Craig N. Morrell

Alina M. Monteagudo

B.S., 2012, Chemistry
University of Puerto Rico
Mentor: Gail V.W. Johnson

Makaia M. Papasergi

B.S., 2012, Biochemistry
Geneseo College
Mentor: Gregory G. Tall

Bharti R. Patel

B.S., 2008, Pharmacy
S.K. Patel College of Pharmacy
Mentor: Gregory G. Tall

Hen Prizant

B.SC., 2009, Cellular and Molecular Biology
Ort Braude College of Engineering
Mentor: Stephen R. Hammes

Tatyana Sevastyanova

B.S., 2011, Biochemistry
Rochester Institute of Technology
Mentor: Paul J. Kammermeier

Hannah M. Stoveken

B.S., 2009, Biology
Houghton College
Mentor: Gregory G. Tall

Jesi Lee Anne To

B.S., 2012, Pharmacology and Toxicology
SUNY College at Buffalo
Mentor: Alan V. Smrcka

Michael A. Trembley

B.S., 2009, Biochemistry
St. Lawrence University
Mentor: Eric M. Small

Kevin M. Tylock

B.S., 2011, Biological Sciences
SUNY College at Brockport
Mentor: Robert T. Dirksen

Rachel L. Walker

B.A., B.S., 2012, Art History and Biochemistry
Geneseo College
Mentor: Keith W. Nehrke

Liwei Wang

M.A., 2012, Pharmacology and Toxicology
SUNY College at Buffalo
Mentor: David I. Yule

Qiuyu Zhu

B.S., 2008, Clinical Medicine
Xi'an Jiaotong University
Mentor: Charles N. Lowenstein

Graduate Students in Residence

James R. Brennan

B.S., 2009
Cornell University
Mentor: Denise C. Hocking

Adrianne S. Chesser

B.A., 2007
Carleton College
Mentor: Gail V.W. Johnson

Eric S. Comeau

B.S.E., 2011
University of Pennsylvania
Mentor: Denise C. Hocking

Christopher S. Farrar

B.S., 2011
University of Maine
Mentor: Denise C. Hocking

Julianne M. Feola

B.A./B.S., 2010
SUNY Geneseo
Mentor: Gail V.W. Johnson

William Okech

B.S., 2009
University of Pennsylvania
Mentor: Ingrid H. Sarelius

Suzanne Pritchard

B.S., 2005, Neuroscience
St. Lawrence University
Mentor: Gail V.W. Johnson

Mallory B. Scott

B.S., 2011
Allegheny College
Mentor: Paul J. Kammermeier

Charles O. Smith

B.A., 2006
Cornell University
Mentor: Paul S. Brookes

Chinmay R. Surve

B.Pharm, 2009
University of Mumbai
Mentor: Alan V. Smrcka

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Department of Pharmacology and Physiology

University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 711
Rochester, NY 14642

Phone, (585) 275-1679
Fax, (585) 273-2652