Trainees

Anna Anders

B.S. Arkansas State University (2020)

Program: Chemistry

Mentor: Brandon Ruotolo

Internship: TBD

Alison Banka

Alison Banka

B.S. University of Michigan (2013)

Program: Chemical Engineering

Mentor: Lola Eniola-Adefeso

Internship: Takeda Oncology (Cambridge, MA) – Summer 2017

Meghan Capeling

Meghan Capeling

B.S. SUNY-Buffalo (2017)

Program: Biomedical Engineering

Mentor: Jason Spence

Internship: Altis Biosystems (Chapel Hill, NC) – Summer 2019

Jill Coghlan


Jill Coghlan

B.S. Northeastern University (2018)

Program: Pharmaceutical Sciences

Mentor: Anna Schwendeman

Internship: Takeda Pharmaceutical (Lexington, MA) – Summer 2020

Corrine Din

Corrine Din

B.S. Colorado School of Mines (2016)

Program: Pharmaceutical Sciences

Mentor: Steven Schwendeman

Internship: Merck (Kenilworth, NJ) – Summer 2021

Tessa Epstein

Tessa Epstein

B.A. Bowdoin College (2019)

Program: Chemical Biology

Mentors: Anna Mapp & Alison Narayan

Internship: TBD

LaRue Felder

LaRue Felder

B.S. University of Oklahoma (2017)

Program: Chemical Engineering

Mentor: Lola Eniola-Adefeso

Internship: Amgen (Thousand Oaks, CA) – Summer 2021

Emily Freeburne

Emily Freeburne

B.S. University of Kansas (2019)

Program: Cell & Developmental Biology

Mentor: Idse Heemskerk

Internship: Cytokinetics (San Francisco, CA) – Summer 2021

Sadie Gugel


Sadie Gugel

B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison (2018)

Program: Microbiology & Immunology

Mentor: Eric Martens

Internship: TBD

Mario Gutierrez

Mario Gutierrez

B.S. Michigan State University (2015)

Program: Chemical Engineering

Mentor: Lola Eniola-Adefeso

Internship: Merck Sharp & Dohme (Rahway, NJ) – Summer 2020

Emily Holloway

Emily Holloway

B.A. Kalamazoo College (2015)

Program: Cell & Developmental Biology

Mentor: Jason Spence

Internship: Celsee Diagnostics (Plymouth, MI) – Summer 2017

April Kim

April Kim

B.S. Biola University (2020)

Program: Pharmaceutical Sciences

Mentor: James Moon

Internship: TBD

Emily Margolis

Emily Margolis

B.S. Boston University (2018)

Program: Biomedical Engineering

Mentor: Andrew Putnam

Internship: Lung Biotechnology (Manchester, NH) – Summer 2020

Zachary Mendel

Zachary Mendel

B.S. American University (2014)

Program: Microbiology & Immunology

Mentor: Joel Swanson

Internship: Essen Biosciences (Ann Arbor, MI) – Summer 2017

Dylan Neale

Dylan Neale

B.S. University of Florida (2014)

Program: Chemical Engineering

Mentor: Joerg Lahann

Internship: Takeda Oncology (Cambridge, MA) – Summer 2018

Eli Olson


Eli Olson

B.S. University of Kansas (2016)

Program: Immunology

Mentor: Malini Raghavan

Internship: TBD

Nna-Emeka Onukwugha

Nna-Emeka Onukwugha

B.S. University of Pittsburgh (2019)

Program: Chemical Engineering

Mentor: Sunitha Nagrath

Internship: TBD

Michael Rankin

Michael Rankin

B.S. Michigan State University (2018)

Program: Biological Chemistry

Mentor: Janet Smith

Internship: TBD

Nicholas Schott

Nicholas Schott

B.S. University of Arizona (2017)

Program: Biomedical Engineering

Mentor: Jan Stegemann

Internship: TBD

Kaylee Smith

Kaylee Smith

B.S. University of Arkansas (2016)

Program: Chemical Engineering

Mentor: Sunitha Nagrath

Internship: Lycera (Ann Arbor, MI) – Summer 2019

Dalia Soueid

B.S. Florida Atlantic University (2019)

Program: Medicinal Chemistry

Mentor: Amanda Garner

Internship: TBD

Juan Valentin-Goyco

Juan Valentin-Goyco

B.S. University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez (2016)

Program: Pharmacology

Mentor: Richard Auchus

Internship: TBD

Andrea Valenzuela


Andrea Valenzuela

B.S. Northeastern Illinois University (2019)

Program: Chemical Biology

Mentor: Sriram Chandrasekaran

Internship: TBD

	 Ashley Velez

Ashley Velez

B.S. University of Puerto Rico at Humacao (2015)

Program: Cell & Developmental Biology

Mentor: Marina Pasca di Magliano

Internship: Genentech (San Francisco, CA) – Summer 2018

Bridget Waas

Bridget Waas

B.S. Northern Michigan University (2016)

Program: Cell & Developmental Biology

Mentor: Benjamin Allen

Internship: Genentech (San Francisco, CA) – Summer 2019

Katherine Wozniak

Katherine Wozniak

B.S. Michigan State University (2016)

Program: Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology

Mentor: Lyle Simmons

Internship: Varigen (Madison, WI) – Summer 2018

Lara Zetzsche

Lara Zetzsche

B.S. Willamette University (2017)

Program: Chemical Biology

Mentor: Alison Narayan

Internship: Codexis (Redwood City, CA) – Summer 2019