Former Graduate Students

2018 Graduates

Name Mentor  Degree Title Institution
Avni Bhatt Mavis Agbandje-McKenna  PhD Research Associate University of Florida
Melissa Hale Andrew Berglund  PhD Postdoc University of Florida
Yong Shen Jörg Bungert  PhD Postdoc Harvard University
Jacquelyn Walejko Art Edison  PhD Postdoc University of Georgia

2017 Graduates

Name Mentor  Degree Title Institution
Daniel Downes Joanna Long  PhD Postdoc University of Florida
Hanling Guo Jörg Bungert  MS
Mir Hossain Jörg Bungert  PhD Research Fellow Harvard University
Yang Liu Jianrong Lu  MS Doctoral Student Tokyo Institute of Technology
Mengxiao Luo Mavis Agbandje-McKenna  MS Lab Technician University of Florida
Rosha Poudyal Michael Kladde  PhD Postdoc University of Florida
Brittany Rife Magalis Marco Salemi  PhD Postdoc Fellow Temple University
Kristen Solocinski Michelle Gumz  PhD Postdoctoral Fellow National Institutes of Health
Scott Streitfeld Kevin Brown  MS Medical Student The Medical University of South Carolina

2016 Graduates

Name Mentor  Degree Title Institution
Lauren Douma Linda Bloom  PhD Research Fellow University of Florida
Lin-Ya Huang Mavis Agbandje-McKenna  PhD Postdoc Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Brittany Lee-McMullen Arthur Edison/Glenn Walter  PhD Research Fellow Stanford University
Brian Mahon Robert McKenna  PhD Postdoc Fellow Princeton University
Mayank Talwar Michael Kladde  PhD Clinical Research Associate QuintilesIMS

2015 Graduates

Name Mentor  Degree Title Institution
Shweta Kailasan Mavis Agbandje-McKenna PhD Research Scientist Integrated BioTherapeutics, Inc.
Melissa Pinard Robert McKenna PhD Postdoc National Institutes of Health
Farzaneh Tondnevis Robert McKenna/Linda Bloom PhD Automation Scientist Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc

2014 Graduates

Name Mentor  Degree Title Institution
Christopher Boone Robert McKenna  PhD Research Fellow Boston Children’s Hospital
Chaevien Clendinen Arthur Edison  PhD Postdoc Georgia Tech
Kyle Heim Joanna Long/Jeannine Brady  PhD Senior Scientist Pfizer Inc.
Jacob Richards Michelle Gumz  PhD Scientific Reviewer Food and Drug Administration
Justin Runac Scott Grieshaber  PhD Product Management Thermo Fischer Scientific
Gregory Stupp Arthur Edison  PhD Research Associate The Scripps Research Institute
Yu-Shan Tseng Mavis Agbandje-McKenna  PhD Research Scientist BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc.

2013 Graduates

Name Mentor  Degree Title Institution
Mayank Aggarwal Robert McKenna  PhD Shull Fellow Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Joeva Barrow Jorg Bungert  PhD Research Fellow Harvard University
Pamela Chamales Jorg Bungert  PhD Adjunct Professor Santa Fe College
Lauren Drouin Mavis Agbandje-McKenna  PhD Scientist Voyager Therapeutics
Jaclyn Hayner Linda Bloom  PhD Research Supervisor ELISA Technologies, Inc.
Mollie Jacobs Brian Cain  PhD Scientist Audentes Therapeutics
Stephanie Morton Jorg Bungert  PhD Medical Student Dartmouth College
Bhavitaben Patel Suming Huang  PhD Postdoc University of Florida
Lawrence Tartaglia Mavis Agbandje-McKenna  PhD Research Fellow Harvard University