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Lab Alumni

Kanika VatsKanika Vats, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010 - 2014
Currently: Senior Laboratory Engineer & Laboratory Instructor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester,NY.

Michael BaranelloMichael Baranello, Ph.D.
Graduate Student, 2011 – 2015
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015
Currently: Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Connecticut

Michael HoffmanMichael Hoffman, Ph.D.
Graduate Student, 2009 – 2014
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014
Currently: Staff Scientist I, Sanofi Genzyme

Chris SchmittChris Schmitt, Ph.D.
Graduate Student, 2012 - 2014
Currently: Research Associate II, ImmunoGen, Inc.

Amy Van HoveAmy Van Hove, Ph.D.
Graduate Student, 2011 – 2015
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015
Currently: Senior Formulations Associate at TOLMAR, inc., Fort Collins, Colorado

Iman AhmedIman Ahmed
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow Student, 2013
Currently: Research Pharmacy Technician at Atlanta Medical Research Center (2014 - 2015). Currently, a student at Howard University College of Pharmacy, Washington, DC

Rahima BahRahima Bah
Eisenberg Fellow
(Summer 2015)

Louisa BauerLouisa Bauer
Undergraduate Student, Biomedical Engineering
Xerox Fellow, 2013 - 2014
Currently: Clinical Research Coordinator at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

Molly BoutinMolly Boutin
University of Rochester, Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Student, 2010 - 2011
Currently: Postdoctoral Fellowship, NCATS/NIH

Michael BuxMichael Bux
University of Rochester, Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Student, Xerox Fellow, 2011 - 2013
Currently: Pursuing an M.D. at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Amanda ChenAmanda Chen
Undergraduate Student, Biomedical Engineering
Goldwater Scholar, Tau Beta Pi Scholar, 2011 - 2014
Currently: Ph.D. Graduate Student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) supported by the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Caressa ChenCaressa Chen
University of Rochester, Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Student, Xerox Fellow, 2012 - 2013
Currently: Pursuing an M.D. at University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Leonardo DettoriLeonardo Garcia Dettori
Undergraduate, Biomedical Engineering. BMSP scholar, sponsored by IIE
(Summer 2015)

Max FanMax Fan
University of Rochester, Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Student, Eisenberg Fellow, 2012 - 2012
Currently: Sanitary Engineer at Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Tim FelongTim Felong
Undergraduate Student, Biomedical Engineering, Xerox Fellow, Take 5 Scholar 2014 - 2015
Currently: Clinical Research Coordinator, University of Rochester Medical Center

Akua FrimpongAkua Frimpong
Loyola University, Biology Undergraduate Student, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow, 2012 - 2013

Derrick GermanDerrick German
Union College, Biology, Summer Scholars Fellow, 2011 - 2011
Currently: Pursuing a B.S. in Biology at Union College

Kelly GuzmanKelly Guzman
Rutgers University - New Brunswick, Biological Sciences Undergraduate Student, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow, 2014
Currently: Nursing Assistant at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, New York

Khalid HajjKhalid Hajj
Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering
Eisenberg Fellow
Currently: Pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University

Ben HorevBen Horev, M.S.
Graduate Student, 2012 - 2014
Currently: Associate Engineer at BIND Therapeutics, Boston

Debria JoeDebria Joe
SURF fellow; Third Place in Oral Presentation at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry SURF Program Closing Ceremony
(Summer 2015)

Marlen MahendraratnamMarlen Mahendraratnam
Xerox Fellow, 2015 - 2016
Currently: Pursuing a Masters in Engineering Management at Dartmouth College

Ian MarozasIan Marozas
University of Rochester, Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Student, McNair Fellow, 2012 - 2014
Currently: Pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemical and Biological Engineering at CU Boulder, studying under Kristi Anseth, with support from an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Alicia MizesAlicia Mizes
High School Intern, Pittsford-Sutherland High School, 2010 - 2010

Bilal MoizBilal Moiz
Biology and Computer Science Undergraduate Student, 2014 - 2016
Currently: Advanced Student Technician at National Institutes of Health, Maryland

Zachary PerryZachary Perry
Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering, 2013 - 2014
Currently: Manufacturing Supervisor (Team Leader) at Corning Incorporated, New York

Jenny QuinteroJenny Quintero
McNair Scholar, 2015 - 2016

Daniel ReynoldsDaniel Reynolds
University of Rochester, Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Student, Xerox Fellow, 2010 - 2012
Currently: Ph.D. Candidate in the Laboratory for Molecular & Cellular Dynamics under the guidance of Professor Muhammad Zaman at Boston University with support from an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Steven TauSteven Tau
Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering, Eisenberg Fellow, 2014 - 2016
Currently: CRTA post-baccalaureate fellow at the NCI at NIH, Maryland

Hannah WatkinsHannah Watkins
University of Rochester, Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Student, Xerox Fellow, 2010 - 2011
Currently: Previously a UK Fulbright Scholar and Whitaker International Fellow at Imperial College who completed an M. Phil in Materials Engineering under Prof. Molly Stevens (2011 - 2012). Currently, pursuing a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering under Prof. David Putnam at Cornell University, with support from an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Brandon WilsonBrandon Wilson
Eisenberg Fellow, Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering, 2012 - 2014
Currently: Pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at University of California, Santa Barbara

Claire WinchesterClaire Winchester
University of Rochester, Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Student, Xerox Fellow, 2012 - 2013
Currently: Associate Clinical Specialist (CRHF) at Medtronic, Boston

Wasiq YousafWasiq Yousaf
Xerox Fellow
(Summer 2015)

Ioannis ZampetakisIoannis Zampetakis
Undergraduate Student, Biomedical Engineering
Xerox Fellow, 2013 - 2014
Currently: Ph.D. Student at University of Bristol in the Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science

Jiayi ZhouJiayi Zhou
Masters Student, 2013-2015

Kristen HardingKristen Harding
Student
Currently: Technical Services Representative at Epic, an Electronic Health Record Software Company