Program Alumni

We maintain a LinkedIn group of Cellular Biotechnology Students, Alumni, and Faculty.  Many of the program alumni listed below are part of that LinkedIn group.
TraineeAdvisorYear GraduatedCurrent Position
Steven RomanelliOrmond MacDougald2021Senior Consultant, TRINITY
Aaron Seth TooleyDiane Fingar2021Scientist 1, Revolution Medicines
Jay LubowKathleen Collins2020Post-doctoral fellow, Fred Hutch
Jennifer WalkerSteven Schwendeman2020Research Scientist, Eli Lilly & Co.
Danelle WeaklandHarry Mobley2020Project Manager, LynxDx
Richard YoungbloodLonnie Shea2020Scientist, Johnson & Johnson
Jennifer BohnJanet Smith2019Post-doctoral fellow, Rockefeller University
Katherine LengCarol Fierke2019Post-doctoral fellow, University of Michigan
Cameron LouttitJames Moon2019Lecturer, University of Michigan
Emily MorinAnna Schwendeman2019 Post-doctoral fellow, University of New Mexico
Jonathan BezenahAndrew Putnam2018 Sr. System Integration Scientist, NeuMoDx
Susana ChanDavid Markovitz2018 Post-doctoral fellow, University of Michigan
Tom JurkiwPat O’Brien2018 ORISE Fellow, FDA
Matthew FoleyNicole Koropatkin2018 Post-doctoral fellow, North Carolina State University
Grace KronerPeter Freddolino2018 Clinical chemistry fellow, ARUP Laboratories (Salt Lake City, UT)
Justin RandallLyle Simmons2018 Post-doctoral fellow, University of Texas
Meredith SkibaJanet Smith2018 Post-doctoral fellow, Harvard University
James SongAmanda Garner2018 Scientist, Penrose Therapeutix
Matthew DeMarsDavid Sherman2017 Post-doctoral Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
Matthew JeniorPatrick Schloss2017 Post-doctoral fellow, University of Virginia
Nicole MotlRuma Banerjee2017 Post-doctoral fellow, University of Michigan
Nathan PorterEric Martens2017 Post-doctoral fellow, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Thomas SchroederMichael Mayer2017 Post-doctoral fellow, Harvard University
Samuel SlocumDavid Sherman/Janet Smith2017 Post-doctoral fellow, University of North Carolina
Sida WangNina Lin2017 Microfluidics Engineer, Bio-Rad Laboratories
Taylor JohnsonMatthew Soellner2016 Post-doctoral fellow, Stanford University
Natalie MaricicSuzanne Dawid2016 Post-doctoral fellow, University of Florida
Allison MatyasKyung-Dall Lee2016 Scientific Reviewer, Food and Drug Administration
Daniel SobczynskiLola Eniola-Adefeso2016 Systems Engineer, Baxter Healthcare
Zach AbbottMichelle Swanson2015Founder and CEO, ZBiotics (Berkeley, CA)
Cynthia CipollaRobert Kennedy2015Senior Business Intelligence Analyst, Cerner Corporation
Jingga InloraAkira Ono2015 Post-doctoral fellow, Stanford University
Sasha Cai Lesher-PerezShu Takayama2015H2020 Marie Curie Research Fellow, Elvesys SAS
Michael Marie Schillaci-SchofieldDavid Sherman2015Freelance Science and Medical Writer, Schofield Scientific Communications, LLC
Margery EvansMatthew Chapman2014Student Affairs Program Manager, University of Michigan
Erin GatenbyDavid Kohn2014Global Scientific Comm. Assoc. Consultant, Eli Lilly
Jenna HendershotPatrick O’Brien2014Senior Scientist, Progenity, Inc.
Michael NelsonNina Lin2014Senior scientist, Merck
Noah WolfsonCarol Fierke2014Senior Engagement Manager, Molekule Consulting
Rebecca AnthouardVictor DiRita2013Director of Bacteriology, Vast Technologies
Sara Bondi-CassidyMary O’Riordan2013Senior Science Writer, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Jeffrey CalhounLori Isom2013Post-doctoral researcher, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Anne GilliesJason Gestwicki2013Quality Assurance Associate, AGC Biologics
Alissa KernerNina Lin2013Sr. Director New Product Planning, EXUMA Biotechnology
Lauren Van WassenhoveSofia Merajver2013Associate Medical Publications Manager, Excerpta Medica Foundation
John AndrosavichNils Walter2012Head of Biology, Translate Bio
Natasha Del CidMalini Raghavan2012R&D Scientist at eBioscience, La Jolla, CA
Heather DicksonAnne Vojtek2012Director of Grad. Affairs/Asst. Prof., Penn State
Stephanie GraingerAndrew Putnam2012Manager of Biomedical Research, Infraredx, Burlington, MA
Ryan HuangLola Eniola-Adefeso2012Patent Examiner, US Patent and Trademark Office
Irene SinnRaoul Kopelman/Mark Burns2012Manager, Research and Development, Quidel Corporation
Gregory BoggyPeter Woolf2011Data Scientist, Epistemic AI
Shelley BrownPaul Krebsbach2011Medical Science Liasion, Vericel Corporation
Michael DavisJoel Swanson2011Research Fellow at National Institutes of Health
Jonathan GiebelPhillip Hanna2011Program Lead, Bayer Crop Science
Jennifer OliverPhillip King2011Senior Editor, AsiaEdit
Yana Panciera-WieckowskiJohn Schiefelbein2011Founder/President Hemming Birds LLC
Larry PetersMalini Raghavan2011Associate Professor, Aquinas College
Chasity AndrewsKyung-Dall Lee and Gordon Amidon2010Director of Development, RenBio
Stacie BulferRaymond Trievel2010Principal Investigator, Deciphera Pharmaceuticals
Claire ChisolmRobert Kennedy2010Scientific Liaison, U.S. Pharmacopeia
Kathryn DooleyMichael Morris2010Research Scientist, Natl. Gallery of Art and G. Washington University
Christopher EvansJason Gestwicki2010Pharmacist, High Point, FL
Edward JanNicholas Kotov2010Senior Global Product Manager, Agilent Technologies
Michael MarvinDavid Engelke2010Assistant Professor Chemistry, Rockhurst University
Mikhail PinelisMaharbiz/EECS2010President and CEO, Microtech Ventures
Kelsey SivickHarry Mobley2010Research Fellow, Arcus Biosciences
Angela DixonShu Takayama2009Post-doctoral fellow at the University of Michigan
Daniel EstesMichael Mayer2008General Partner, Frazier Healthcare Partners
Kevin KeAlan Hunt2008Senior Optical Engineer at Omni Sciences Inc
Andrea RadtkeMary O’Riordan2008Technical Director, LabCorp
Jean (Kristin) SmithCarol Fierke2008Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Michigan
Karla Cesarek-PassalacquaPhillip Hanna2007Senior Medical Writer, Henry Ford Health System
Damian FerminDavid States2007Computational Biologist, University of Michigan
Susan HsiongDavid Mooney2007Principal scientist at Smith & Nephew Advanced Surgical Devices
Chung-Han LeeGuan (Biol. Chem)2007Assistant Attending Physician, Memorial Sloan Kettering Medical Center, New York City, NY
David PengJoerg Lahann2007Director of Business Development, Sangamo Therapeutics
Christopher BrinkerhoffJennifer Linderman2006Oak Ridge Institute Fellow, US Environmental Protection Agency (Arlington, VA)
Brenda Cho-ChangGilbert Upchurch2006Principal Quality & Compliance Consultant, ComplyTech Consulting
Christine ClouserJairam Menon2006Research Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Minnepolis, MN
Michael McConnellMichael Imperiale2006Chief Scientific Officer, Vaxdyn (Seville, Spain)
John SauerMichelle Swanson2006Associate Professor of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bruce SchiambergRon Larson2006Senior Business Intelligence & Data Analyst, CBS Interactive, New York, NY
Kuei LeeBrian Ross2006Radiation Oncologist, Beaumont Health
Marissa SimonJohn Schiefelbein2006Research Scientist at DuPoint Pioneer, Johnston, IA
Adam AveryAnne Vojtek2005Assistant Professor, Oakland University
Colleen DoyleJeffrey Innis2005Stay-at-home parent.
Jessica FlynnAlice Telesnitsky2005Senior Research Virologist & Biologics Research Dept., Merck & Co, West Point, PA
Katherine HicksCarol Fierke2005Post-doctoral fellow, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Jessica Siple-TylerDavid Friedman2005Senior Manager, Publications at ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Nissa WesterbergCarol Fierke2005Patent examiner at USPTO, Washinton, D.C. area
Brody DeYoungSteven Clark2004Senior Scientist at BASF Plant Science, Chapel Hill, NC
Alessandra EnnettDavid Mooney2004Research Scientist, Eli Lilly & Co.
Molly SmithDavid Mooney2004Director, Science Center for Women, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA
Timothy BlauwkampAlex Ninfa2003Co-founder of a biotechnology start-up (Palo Alto, CA)
Megan FrostMark Meyerhoff2003Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
Adam HoppeJoel Swanson2003Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
David KarnakBen Margolis2003Post–doctoral fellow, University of Michigan Medical School
Angela CardenMichael Morris2002Corporate and Foundation Grants Officer at Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation
Aaron LiepmanLaura Olsen2002Associate Professor of Biology, Eastern Michigan University
William MurphyMooney/Kohn2002Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jeannine Ross Eran Pichersky2002Associate Restoration Ecologist at RECON Environmental, Inc., San Diego, CA
Travis TaniRowena Matthews2002Director, Quality Operations, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Redwood City, CA
James CunninghamMooney/Linderman2001Director, Ocular Drug Delivery, Allergan, Irvine, CA
Brian HammerMichelle Swanson2001Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Andrew PutnamDavid Mooney2001Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Univ. of Michigan
Jonathan RowleyDavid Mooney2001CEO/CTO at RoosterBio, Inc., Walkersville, MD
Barry WolfScott Fogler2001Senior Scientist at AbbVie Biotherapeutics, Redwood City, CA
Peter WoolfJennifer Linderman2001CEO at ExtraorDNA
Wendy Crookes-GoodsonLaura Olsen2000Scientist in the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, OH
William ZiehlerDavid Engelke2000Patent Attorney, Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller, Perrysburg, OH
Donna BricknerLaura Olsen1999Assistant Research Professor, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Todd RiccobeneJennifer Linderman1999Senior Director, Pharmacometrics and Strategic Modeling, Forest Laboratories, Jersey City, NJ
Jeffrey SchwinefusMichael Morris1999Postdoc, University of Minnesota
Mary StofegaJove/Carter–Su1999Senior Research Scientist, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA
M. WeldonMichael Morris1999Johnson & Johnson
Cole ZimmermanRowena Matthews1999Regional manager, SomaLogic
Catherine BrowningMichael Imperiale/David Markovitz1998Director, Global Medical Affairs at TRM Oncology, LLC (Atlanta, GA)
Leland CsekeEran Pichersky1998Assistant Professor, Plant Molecular Biology, University of Alabama-Huntsville
William Lemon 1998Director of Scientific and Computing Services, Innovative Technology Enterprises at Univ. of Missouri-St. Louis
Angela LindnerJeremy Semrau1998Assistant Professor, University of Florida
Melody NeelyDavid Friedman1998Postdoc, Washington University, St. Louis
K. CunninghamImperiale/Dunnick1997Postdoc, NIH
Daniel Krosky 1997Principal Scientist at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, Spring House, PA
David PutnamMark Burns1997Eastman Kodak
Grenmarie AgresarJennifer Linderman1996Science teacher at Skyline High School (Ann Arbor, MI)
Scott BettsCharles Yocum1996Research Scientist, Novartis Corp.
William HlavacekMichael Savageau1996Research staff, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
Keith KochDennis Thiele1996Postdoc, University of California–Berkeley
Julie HoffmanJennifer Linderman1995Medical Devices Consultant and Contractor, currently working with Boston Scientific Imaging
E. JordanSteve Goldstein1995Bio-Rad
Erik PetrovskisPeter Adriaens1995Director of Environmental Compliance and Sustainability, Meijer, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI
Sunyoung KimEran Pichersky1994Associate Professor, Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Hal CantorA. Rees Midgley1993President, Advanced Sensor Technologies, Inc., Farmington Hills, MI.
M. LananMichael Morris1992Biogen, Cambridge, MA