Program Alumni

We maintain a Linked In group of Cellular Biotechnology Students, Alumni, and Training Faculty.  Many of the program alumni listed below are part of that Linked In group.

Trainee Advisor Year Graduated Current Position
DeMars, Matthew David Sherman 2017   Post-doctoral fellow, University of Michigan
Jenior, Matthew Patrick Schloss 2017  Post-doctoral fellow, University of Virginia
Porter, Nathan Eric Martens 2017  Post-doctoral fellow, University of Michigan
Schroeder, Thomas Michael Mayer 2017  Post-doctoral fellow, University of Michigan
Wang, Sida Nina Lin 2017  R&D Engineer, ERC, Inc. (Edwards, CA)
Johnson, Taylor Matthew Soellner 2016  Post-doctoral fellow, Stanford University
Maricic, Natalie Suzanne Dawid 2016  Post-doctoral fellow, University of Florida
Matyas, Allison Kyung-Dall Lee 2016  Staff Fellow, Food and Drug Administration
Sobczynski, Daniel Lola Eniola-Adefeso 2016  Senior engineer, Baxter Healthcare
Abbott, Zach Michelle Swanson 2015 Founder and CEO, ZBiotics (Berkeley, CA)
Cipolla, Cynthia Robert Kennedy 2015 Research Fellow, Washington Univ., St. Louis
Inlora, Jingga Akira Ono 2015  Post-doctoral fellow, Stanford University
Lesher-Perez, Sasha Cai Shu Takayama 2015 Post-doctoral research fellow, UCLA
Schillaci-Schofield, Michael Marie David Sherman 2015 Freelance Science and Medical Writer, Schofield Scientific Communications, LLC
Evans, Margery Matthew Chapman 2014 Post-doctoral research associate, Washington University School of Medicine
Gatenby, Erin David Kohn 2014 Post-doctoral Fellow at Indiana University School of Medicine
Hendershot, Jenna Patrick O’Brien 2014 Scientist, New Product Development at Cayman Chemical, Ann Arbor, MI
Nelson, Michael Nina Lin 2014 Senior scientist, Merck
Wolfson, Noah Carol Fierke 2014 R&D Scientist at Ophthotech Corporation
Anthouard, Rebecca Victor DiRita 2013 Post-doc, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Bondi-Cassidy, Sara Mary O’Riordan 2013 Senior science writer, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Calhoun, Jeffrey Lori Isom 2013 Post-doctoral researcher, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Gillies, Anne Jason Gestwicki 2013 Math and Chemistry Teacher at Fordson High School
Kerner, Alissa Nina Lin 2013 Senior healthcare consultant, Boston Strategic Partners, Inc.
Van Wassenhove, Lauren Sofia Merajver 2013 Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University School of Medicine
Androsavich, John Nils Walter 2012 Senior Scientist at RaNA Therapeutics
Del Cid, Natasha Malini Raghavan 2012 R&D Scientist at eBioscience, La Jolla, CA
Dickson, Heather Anne Vojtek 2012 Graduate Student Administrator / Lecturer, Penn State
Grainger, Stephanie Andrew Putnam 2012 Senior Research Associate, Infraredx, Burlington, MA
Huang, Ryan Lola Eniola-Adefeso 2012 Patent Examiner, US Patent and Trademark Office; /Engineering Editor, Research Square
Sinn, Irene Raoul Kopelman/Mark Burns 2012 Scientist at Quidel Corporation, San Diego, CA
Boggy, Gregory Peter Woolf 2011 Life sciences and technology business consultant, Sell Your Science
Brown, Shelley Paul Krebsbach 2011 AAAS S&T Policy Fellow at NIH/Natl Ctr for Adv Translational Sciences (NCATS)
Davis, Michael Joel Swanson 2011 Research Fellow at National Institutes of Health
Giebel, Jonathan Phillip Hanna 2011 Group Leader – Microbiology, Bayer Crop Science
Oliver, Jennifer Phillip King 2011 Senior Editor, American Journal Experts
Panciera-Wieckowski, Yana John Schiefelbein 2011 Founder / President Hemming Birds LLC
Peters, Larry Malini Raghavan 2011 Assistant Professor, Aquinas College
Andrews, Chasity Kyung-Dall Lee and Gordon Amidon 2010 Research scientist, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center (New York, NY)
Bulfer, Stacie Raymond Trievel 2010 Postdoc, UCSF, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Chisolm, Claire Robert Kennedy 2010 Associate Scientific Liaison at U.S. Pharmacopeia
Dooley, Kathryn Michael Morris 2010 Vibrational Spectroscopist and Analytical Chemist, Natl. Gallery of Art and G. Washington University
Evans, Christopher Jason Gestwicki 2010 Pharmacist, High Point, FL
Jan, Edward Nicholas Kotov 2010 Senior Product Manager at Rubicon Genomics
Marvin, Michael David Engelke 2010 Postdoctoral Fellow , UCSF,   Biological Chemistry / Lecturer
Pinelis, Mikhail Maharbiz/EECS 2010 President and CEO – MEMS Investor Journal
Sivick, Kelsey Harry Mobley 2010 Scientist, Aduro Biotech, Berkeley, CA
Dixon, Angela Shu Takayama 2009 Post-doctoral fellow at the University of Michigan
Estes, Daniel Michael Mayer 2008 Pharmaceutical Investment Consultant at Frasier Healthcare Partners
Ke, Kevin Alan Hunt 2008 Senior Optical Engineer at Omni Sciences Inc
Radtke, Andrea Mary O’Riordan 2008 Production Mgr., Ctr of Personal Diagnostics Biodesign Institute; Biomed Central editor
Smith, Jean (Kristin) Carol Fierke 2008 Postdoc Fellow, Johns Hopkins
Cesarek-Passalacqua, Karla Phillip Hanna 2007 Research Scientist and lecturer, University of Michigan
Fermin, Damian David States 2007 Programmer, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Hsiong, Susan David Mooney 2007 Principal scientist at Smith & Nephew Advanced Surgical Devices
Lee, Chung-Han Guan (Biol. Chem) 2007 Attending physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Medical Center, New York City, NY
Peng, David Joerg Lahann 2007 Healthcare Investment Banking Associate at Guggenheim Partners
Brinkerhoff, Christopher Jennifer Linderman 2006 Oak Ridge Institute Fellow, US Environmental Protection Agency (Arlington, VA)
Cho-Chang, Brenda Gilbert Upchurch 2006 Global/Corp. QE at St. Jude Medical, Plymouth, MN
Clouser, Christine Jairam Menon 2006 Research Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Minnepolis, MN
McConnell, Michael Michael Imperiale 2006 Investigator, Vaxdyn, in the Inst. For Biomedical Resrch.,  Virgen del Rocio Hospital
Sauer, John Michelle Swanson 2006 Assistant Professor of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Schiamberg, Bruce Ron Larson 2006 Senior Business Intelligence & Data Analyst, CBS Interactive, New York, NY
Simon, Marissa John Schiefelbein 2006 Research Scientist at DuPoint Pioneer, Johnston, IA
Avery, Adam Anne Vojtek 2005 Research Associate at Originus, Inc.
Doyle, Colleen Jeffrey Innis 2005 Stay-at-home parent.
Flynn, Jessica Alice Telesnitsky 2005 Senior Research Virologist & Biologics Research Dept., Merck & Co, West Point, PA
Hicks, Katherine Carol Fierke 2005 Post-doctoral fellow, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Siple-Tyler, Jessica David Friedman 2005 Senior Manager, Publications at ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Westerberg, Nissa Carol Fierke 2005 Patent examiner at USPTO, Washinton, D.C. area
DeYoung, Brody Steven Clark 2004 Senior Scientist at BASF Plant Science, Chapel Hill, NC
Ennett, Alessandra David Mooney 2004 Research Scientist, Eli Lilly & Co.
Smith, Molly David Mooney 2004 Director, Science Center for Women, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA
Blauwkamp, Timothy Alex Ninfa 2003 Co-founder of a biotechnology start-up (Palo Alto, CA)
Frost, Megan Mark Meyerhoff 2003 Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
Hoppe, Adam Joel Swanson 2003 Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Karnak, David Ben Margolis 2003 Post–doctoral fellow, University of Michigan Medical School
Carden, Angela Michael Morris 2002 Corporate and Foundation Grants Officer at Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation
Liepman, Aaron Laura Olsen 2002 Associate Professor of Biology, Eastern Michigan University
Murphy, William Mooney/Kohn 2002 Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ross, Jeannine  Eran Pichersky 2002 Associate Restoration Ecologist at RECON Environmental, Inc., San Diego, CA
Tani, Travis Rowena Matthews 2002 Director, Quality Operations, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Redwood City, CA
Cunningham, James Mooney/Linderman 2001 Director, Ocular Drug Delivery, Allergan, Irvine, CA
Hammer, Brian Michelle Swanson 2001 Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Putnam, Andrew David Mooney 2001 Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Univ. of Michigan
Rowley, Jonathan David Mooney 2001 CEO/CTO at RoosterBio, Inc., Walkersville, MD
Wolf, Barry Scott Fogler 2001 Senior Scientist at AbbVie Biotherapeutics, Redwood City, CA
Woolf, Peter Jennifer Linderman 2001 CEO at ExtraorDNA
Crookes-Goodson, Wendy Laura Olsen 2000 Scientist in the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, OH
Ziehler, William David Engelke 2000 Patent Attorney, Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller, Perrysburg, OH
Brickner, Donna Laura Olsen 1999 Assistant Research Professor, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Riccobene, Todd Jennifer Linderman 1999 Senior Director, Pharmacometrics and Strategic Modeling, Forest Laboratories, Jersey City, NJ
Schwinefus, Jeffrey Michael Morris 1999 Postdoc, University of Minnesota
Stofega, Mary Jove/Carter–Su 1999 Senior Research Scientist, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA
Weldon, M. Michael Morris 1999 Johnson & Johnson
Zimmerman, Cole Rowena Matthews 1999 Regional manager, SomaLogic
Browning, Catherine Michael Imperiale/David Markovitz 1998 Director, Global Medical Affairs at TRM Oncology, LLC (Atlanta, GA)
Cseke, Leland Eran Pichersky 1998 Assistant Professor, Plant Molecular Biology, University of Alabama-Huntsville
Lemon, William   1998 Director of Scientific and Computing Services, Innovative Technology Enterprises at Univ. of Missouri-St. Louis
Lindner, Angela Jeremy Semrau 1998 Assistant Professor, University of Florida
Neely, Melody David Friedman 1998 Postdoc, Washington University, St. Louis
Cunningham, K. Imperiale/Dunnick 1997 Postdoc, NIH
Krosky, Daniel   1997 Principal Scientist at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, Spring House, PA
Putnam, David Mark Burns 1997 Eastman Kodak
Agresar, Grenmarie Jennifer Linderman 1996 Science teacher at Skyline High School (Ann Arbor, MI)
Betts, Scott Charles Yocum 1996 Research Scientist, Novartis Corp.
Hlavacek, William Michael Savageau 1996 Research staff, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
Koch, Keith Dennis Thiele 1996 Postdoc, University of California–Berkeley
Hoffman, Julie Jennifer Linderman 1995 Medical Devices Consultant and Contractor, currently working with Boston Scientific Imaging
Jordan, E. Steve Goldstein 1995 Bio-Rad
Petrovskis, Erik Peter Adriaens 1995 Director of Environmental Compliance and Sustainability, Meijer, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI
Kim, Sunyoung Eran Pichersky 1994 Associate Professor, Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Cantor, Hal A. Rees Midgley 1993 President, Advanced Sensor Technologies, Inc., Farmington Hills, MI.
Lanan, M. Michael Morris 1992 Biogen, Cambridge, MA