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Recent Pathways of Human Disease Ph.D. Graduates

2016

Jonathan Cherry

Jonathan Cherry
Mentors: O'Banion & Olschowka

Amali Epa

Amali Epa

Mentor: Patricia Sime

Jenna Frame

Jenna Frame

Mentor: James Palis

Ayse Kizilyer

Ayse Kizyler

Mentor: Sanjay Maggirwar

Rialnat Lawal

Rialnat Lawal

Mentor: Laura Calvi

Allison Light

Allison Light

Mentor: Stephen Hammes

Stolla

Massiel Chavez Stolla

Mentor: James Palis

Michael Wilson

Michael Wilson

Mentor: Archibald Perkins

Haobin Ye

Haobin Ye

Mentor: Craig Jordan

2015

jimhsiao

Hsi-Min Hsiao (Jim)

Mentors: Sime & Phipps

mikemoses

Michael Moses

Mentor: Thomas Gasiewicz

Tristan Nicholson

Tristan Nicholson

Mentor: William Ricke

shanshanshi

Shanshan Shi

Mentor: Regis O'Keefe

jliannesmith

Julianne Smith

Mentor: Laura Calvi

Cuicui Wang

Cuicui Wang

Mentor: Matthew J. Hilton

2014

Andrew Campbell

Andrew Campbell

Mentor: Margot Mayer-Proschel

Tulin Dadali

Tulin Dadali

Mentor: Frances Lund

Nikesha Haynes

Nikesha Haynes

Mentor: Jacques Robert

Kate Ho

Tzu-Chieh (Kate) Ho

Mentors: Becker & Jordan

Lisa Niswander

Lisa Niswander

Mentor: James Palis, MD

Joanne Soong

Joanne Soong

Mentor: Glynis Scott

john varrone

John Varrone

Mentor: Edward Schwarz

2013

Angela Aggrey
Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

Iawen Hsu
Postdoctoral Fellowship, NIH, Baltimore, MD

Chung-Hsuan (Richard) Shih
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford University Medical Ctr., Stanford, CA

Hsing-Yu (Warren) Chen
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Harvard University, Boston, MA

I-Hsin (Fiona) Kuo
Clinical Res. Assoc., Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Laura Nguyen
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Jeffrey Malik
Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Sara Montgomery
Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Yawen Ju
Scientist, CureMeta LLC, Boston, MA

2012

Shin-Jen Sean Lin
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Tzu-Hua Dennis Lin
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Punsiri Mahendra Colonne
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Jeffrey Harder
Postdoctoral Fellow, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

Mercedes Szpunar
MD/PhD Student, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Lin Gao
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Benjamin Frisch
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Scott Peslak
MD/PhD Student, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Dawn Lee
Medical Writer, Scientivity, LLC

Diana Metz-Estrella
Postdoctoral Fellow, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

2011

Mustimbo E.P. Roberts
Postdoctoral Fellow, Translational Sciences, MedImmune, LLC, Gaithersburg, MD

Chiung-Kuei Huang
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Jong-Wei Hsu
Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Rebecca Porter
MD/PhD Student, University of Rochester, Rochester , NY

Meina Wang
Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Chun-Wei David Chen
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Boston MA

Eugene Chang
Medical Student, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

2010

Rachel M. Johnston
Instructor, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY and Medical Editor, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Robert D. Bell
Principal Scientist, Neurovascular Biology Lab Head, Pfizer, Cambridge, MA

David A. Dunn
Assistant Professor, State University of New Your at Oswego, NY

Jessica Spahn
Postdoctoral Fellow, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Pramodh Seneviratne
Postdoctoral Fellow, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Kuo-Pao Lai
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Debbie Y. Dao Dang
MD/PhD Student, University of Rochester, Rochester , NY

Jonathan Weber
Consultant Level 3, Simon-Kucher and Partners, Boston, MA

Wen-Lung Ma
Assistant Professor, Clinical Medical Research graduate program, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan and Assistant Researcher at Sex Hormone Research Center (SHRC), China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

Su Liu
Postdoctoral Fellow, UCSF, San Francisco, CA

2009

Alicia Augustine
Associate Director for Research, Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Jiann-Jyh Lai
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

Ting-Hein Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow, Lung Biology Center, CVRI, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Alayna Loiselle
Postdoctoral Fellow, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA

W. W. Shanaka I. Rodrigo
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Jing Wang
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Boston, MA

Yu Zhang
Business Development Manager of Strategy and Business Development at Pfizer Investment Co., Ltd., China

Ming Chen

Research Fellow, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

2008

Shang-Yi Chiu
Postdoctoral Fellow, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard, Boston, MA

Aimee Johnson
Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Cell Biology,University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Pu-Yeh Kan
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Ning-Chun Liu
Senior Fellow, Dept. of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Amish Naik, MD, PhD
Orthopedics Residency Program, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Pin-Yi Wang
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Hung-Yun Lin
Senior Scientist, DSRD-MA, Pfizer, Inc., Andover, MA

Additional Ph.D. Graduates

Harindra Abeysinghe
Director, Global Regulatory Leader, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical R&D, Titusville, NJ

Saleh Altuwaijri
Director, Clinical Labs, Saad Specialist Hospital, Saudi Arabia

Stephen Bauer
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine/Pulmonary Critical Care Unit, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Stefan Burde
Sr. Manager, Section Head, Molecular Diagnostics Development at Biomerieux, France

Qin Cao
Resident, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, New York University, New York, NY

Yi-Guang Chen
Research Fellow, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

Yei-Tsung Chen
Instructor in Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA

Hongbo Chi
Assistant Member, Faculty, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Department of Immunology, Memphis, TN

Kuang-Hsiang Chuang
Sr. Technical Associate, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Christine Clark
Rochester, NY

Heidi Collins
Postdoctoral Fellow, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Loretta Collins
Freelance Science/Medical Writer, Utica, NY

Myra Coppage
Director, Tissue Typing Laboratory, Department of Pathology & Lab Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Judith Cornejo, MS
MedImmune, Gaithersburg, MD

Teifei Dong
Technology Licensing Associate, Office of Technology Transfer, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Hai Ou Duan
Research Fellow in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Elizabeth Evans
Scientist, Vaccinix, Rochester, NY

Antonia Eyssallenne
Pediatrics Resident, Jackson Memorial Hospital,University of Miami, Miami, FL

Xiangrong He
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Urology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Cheng-Lung Hsu
Assistant Professor, Chang Gung University, Taiwan

Hu-Chiang Hu
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Yueh-Chiang Hu
Associate Professor, School of Dentistry, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

Donald Kulas
Pediatrician, Crownpoint, NM

Yi-Jang Lee
Postdoctoral Associate, Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Jigang Li
Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ

Rongshan Li
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Hui-Kuan Lin
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Wen-Jye Lin
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Dawn Mazzatti
Research Scientist in Metabolic Health at Unilever, Milton Keynes, UK

Xi Na
Research Fellow in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA

Jing Ni
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Boston, MA

Marian Pereira Gaelakis
Research Scientist at Celgene, New York, NY

Thuy Phung
Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Mujib Rahman
Research Fellow in Medicine, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Jay Reeder
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Brian Rybarczyk
Lecturer, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Erik Sampson
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Karl Scheidweiler
Fellow, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD

Chih-Rong Shyr, Taiwan

Frederick Strathmann
Assistant Professor and Assistant Medical Director of the ToxicologyLaboratory at ARUP Laboratories, University of Utah

Jeffrey Streb
Medical Student, Stonybrook SUNY, Stonybrook, NY

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stonybrook SUNY, Stonybrook, NY

Lung-Kuo Tai
Scientist, Scios, Inc., Fremont, CA

Jihong Tang
Resident, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, New York University, New York, NY

Tin-Htwe Thin
Fellow, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

Amy Wagner
Fellow, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD

Dakun Wang
Postdoctoral Fellow, Urology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Liang Wang
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Long Island, NY

Barbara Way
QA Director, Instrumentation Laboratory, Lexington, MA

Shaozhen Xie
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Boston, MA

Yan Yang
Postdoctoral Fellow, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

Yin Yang
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard University, Boston, MA

Yung Zoon Yang
Principal Research Scientist, Regeron, Inc., Korea

Donghui Zhang
IRTA Fellow, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC

Yanqing Zhang
Postdoctoral Fellow, Pathology and Lab Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL