Alumni Spotlight

Michelle Gumz HeadshotMichelle Gumz

Dr. Michelle Gumz (Cain Lab, BMB, PhD 2004) is currently a tenure track Assistant Professor of Medicine at UF, in the Division of Nephrology, Hypertension and Renal Transplantation. Dr. Gumz has a joint appointment in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department! Through the BMB concentration, she has trained two PhD students, Dr. Jacob Richards (2014) and Dr. Kristen Solocinski (2017).

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BalaV-featureBala Venkatakrishnan

A graduate from Drs. Mavis and Robert McKenna’s lab in 2012, Bala now works at Syngene International Limited, a contract research organization in Bangalore, India as a principal investigator focusing on protein purification, characterization and structure determination

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Marc MalandroMarc Malandro

Dr. Marc Malandro, a 1995 UF Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology graduate of Dr. Michael Kilberg’s lab, is now the Vice President of Operations at the Chan Zuckerberg Science Initiative.

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