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Graduate Doctoral Students

Franz GruswitzFranz Gruswitz, Ph.D.
Graduate Student in Biophysics, 2002-2005 (Post Doc, UCSF)
Currently: Group Leader, Structural Biology, Aptevo Therapeutics Inc.

Kefang XieKefang Xie, Ph.D.
Graduate Student in Biochemistry, 2001-2006 (Post Doc, Johns Hopkins)
Currently: Scientist, US Army Research Lab, Japan

Celeste MacElreveyCeleste MacElrevey, Ph.D.
Graduate Student in Biochemistry, 2002-2007 (T32 Trainee)
Currently: Senior Pharmacokineticist and QA Specialist, Nuventra Pharma Sciences

Andrew TorelliAndrew Torelli, Ph.D.
Graduate Student in Biophysics, 2003-2008 (Post-Doc, Cornell University)
Currently: Assistant Professor, Ithaca College

Robert SpitaleRobert C. Spitale, Ph.D.
Graduate Student in Chemistry, 2004-2009 (Post-Doc, Stanford University)
Currently: Associate Professor, Pew Scholar, University of California, Irvine​

Jason SalterJason Salter, Ph.D.
Graduate Student in Biochemistry, 2004-2010 (T32 Trainee; Post-Doc, URMC)
Currently: Scientist, Oyagen, Inc.

Geoffrey LippaGeoffrey Lippa, Ph.D.
Graduate Student in Biochemistry, 2007-2013 (Post-Doc, Hauptman-Woodward Med. Res. Inst.)
Currently: Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology at Alfred State University

Joseph LibermanJoseph Liberman, Ph.D.
Graduate Student in Biochemistry, 2009-2014 (T32 Trainee; Post-Doc, Yale University)
Currently: Medical Science Liaison, US Medical Affairs - Hematology, Shire

Post-Doctoral Trainees

Shabnam AlamShabnam Alam, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2003 - 2006
Currently: Adjunct Professor, Nazareth College

Valerie Grum-TokarsValerie Grum-Tokars, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 1999 - 2002
Currently: Research Assistant Professor, Northwestern

Jason SalterJason Salter, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009 - 2013
Currently: Scientist, Oyagen, Inc.

Undergraduate Research Students

Alena JandaAlena Janda, M.D., Ph.D.
Undergraduate Student (M.D./Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine)
Currently: Infectious Disease Fellow at University of North Carolina

Moriah NissanMoriah Heller Nissan, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Student (Ph.D. Memorial Sloan Kettering)
Currently: Research Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Michael MungilloMichael Mungillo, M.D.
Undergraduate Student (M.D. SUNY Buffalo)
Currently: Family Medicine, URMC

Colleen KellenbergerColleen Kellenberger, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Student (Ph.D. U.C. Berkeley)
Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina

Jacob HyerJacob Hyer, M.S.
Undergraduate Student (M.S. Pharmacology, University of Washington)
Currently: Research Scientist, University of Washington​

Jarrod BogueJarrod Bogue, M.D.
Undergraduate Student (B.S., U of R, M.D. URMC)
Currently: Plastic Surgery Specialist at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus, NYC

REU Students

Katherine FratoKatherine Frato, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Student (Ph.D. Johns Hopkins)
Currently: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Seattle University

Melisa OsborneMelisa Kundracik Osborne, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Student (Ph.D. Brandeis)
Currently: Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry, The College of Wooster

Amanda PellyAmanda Pelly
Undergraduate Student
Currently: Cornell University

David CappuccioDavid Cappuccio, D.D.S.
Undergraduate Student (D.D.S. SUNY Buffalo)
Currently: Dentist, LifDental

Tiana RoheTiana Rohe
​Undergraduate Student
Currently: Undergraduate Student

Technical Staff

Ivan BelashovIvan Belashov
Technical Associate, 2012 - 2018
Currently: Graduate Student, University of Pittsburgh

Jolanta KrucinskaJolanta Krucinska, B.Sc.
Senior Technical Associate, 2004-2011
Currently: Senior Research Associate, University of Connecticut

Medical Students 

Jarrod BogueJarrod Bogue, M.D.
Year-Out Medical Student (M.D., URMC)
Currently: Plastic Surgery Specialist at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus, NYC

Research Faculty

Mohammad SalimMohammad Salim, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor
Currently: Retired