Program Alumni

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

Trainee Advisor Year Graduated Current Position
Jay Lubow Kathleen Collins 2020 Post-doctoral fellow, Fred Hutch
Jennifer Walker Steven Schwendeman 2020 Research Scientist, Eli Lilly & Co.
Danelle Weakland Harry Mobley 2020 Project Manager, LynxDx
Richard Youngblood Lonnie Shea 2020 Scientist, Johnson & Johnson
Jennifer Bohn Janet Smith 2019 Post-doctoral fellow, Rockefeller University
Katherine Leng Carol Fierke 2019 Post-doctoral fellow, University of Michigan
Cameron Louttit James Moon 2019 Lecturer, University of Michigan
Emily Morin Anna Schwendeman 2019  Post-doctoral fellow, University of New Mexico
Jonathan Bezenah Andrew Putnam 2018  Sr. System Integration Scientist, NeuMoDx
Susana Chan David Markovitz 2018  Post-doctoral fellow, University of Michigan
Tom Jurkiw Pat O’Brien 2018  ORISE Fellow, FDA
Matthew Foley Nicole Koropatkin 2018  Post-doctoral fellow, North Carolina State University
Grace Kroner Peter Freddolino 2018  Clinical chemistry fellow, ARUP Laboratories (Salt Lake City, UT)
Justin Randall Lyle Simmons 2018  Post-doctoral fellow, University of Texas
Meredith Skiba Janet Smith 2018  Post-doctoral fellow, Harvard University
James Song Amanda Garner 2018  Scientist, Penrose Therapeutix
Matthew DeMars David Sherman 2017  Post-doctoral Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
Matthew Jenior Patrick Schloss 2017  Post-doctoral fellow, University of Virginia
Nicole Motl Ruma Banerjee 2017  Post-doctoral fellow, University of Michigan
Nathan Porter Eric Martens 2017  Post-doctoral fellow, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Thomas Schroeder Michael Mayer 2017  Post-doctoral fellow, Harvard University
Samuel Slocum David Sherman/Janet Smith 2017  Post-doctoral fellow, University of North Carolina
Sida Wang Nina Lin 2017  Microfluidics Engineer, Bio-Rad Laboratories
Taylor Johnson Matthew Soellner 2016  Post-doctoral fellow, Stanford University
Natalie Maricic Suzanne Dawid 2016  Post-doctoral fellow, University of Florida
Allison Matyas Kyung-Dall Lee 2016  Scientific Reviewer, Food and Drug Administration
Daniel Sobczynski Lola Eniola-Adefeso 2016  Systems Engineer, Baxter Healthcare
Zach Abbott Michelle Swanson 2015 Founder and CEO, ZBiotics (Berkeley, CA)
Cynthia Cipolla Robert Kennedy 2015 Senior Business Intelligence Analyst, Cerner Corporation
Jingga Inlora Akira Ono 2015  Post-doctoral fellow, Stanford University
Sasha Cai Lesher-Perez Shu Takayama 2015 H2020 Marie Curie Research Fellow, Elvesys SAS
Michael Marie Schillaci-Schofield David Sherman 2015 Freelance Science and Medical Writer, Schofield Scientific Communications, LLC
Margery Evans Matthew Chapman 2014 Student Affairs Program Manager, University of Michigan
Erin Gatenby David Kohn 2014 Global Scientific Comm. Assoc. Consultant, Eli Lilly
Jenna Hendershot Patrick O’Brien 2014 Senior Scientist, Progenity, Inc.
Michael Nelson Nina Lin 2014 Senior scientist, Merck
Noah Wolfson Carol Fierke 2014 Senior Engagement Manager, Molekule Consulting
Rebecca Anthouard Victor DiRita 2013 Director of Bacteriology, Vast Technologies
Sara Bondi-Cassidy Mary O’Riordan 2013 Senior Science Writer, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Jeffrey Calhoun Lori Isom 2013 Post-doctoral researcher, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Anne Gillies Jason Gestwicki 2013 Quality Assurance Associate, AGC Biologics
Alissa Kerner Nina Lin 2013 Sr. Director New Product Planning, EXUMA Biotechnology
Lauren Van Wassenhove Sofia Merajver 2013 Associate Medical Publications Manager, Excerpta Medica Foundation
John Androsavich Nils Walter 2012 Head of Biology, Translate Bio
Natasha Del Cid Malini Raghavan 2012 R&D Scientist at eBioscience, La Jolla, CA
Heather Dickson Anne Vojtek 2012 Director of Grad. Affairs/Asst. Prof., Penn State
Stephanie Grainger Andrew Putnam 2012 Manager of Biomedical Research, Infraredx, Burlington, MA
Ryan Huang Lola Eniola-Adefeso 2012 Patent Examiner, US Patent and Trademark Office
Irene Sinn Raoul Kopelman/Mark Burns 2012 Manager, Research and Development, Quidel Corporation
Gregory Boggy Peter Woolf 2011 Data Scientist, Epistemic AI
Shelley Brown Paul Krebsbach 2011 Medical Science Liasion, Vericel Corporation
Michael Davis Joel Swanson 2011 Research Fellow at National Institutes of Health
Jonathan Giebel Phillip Hanna 2011 Program Lead, Bayer Crop Science
Jennifer Oliver Phillip King 2011 Senior Editor, AsiaEdit
Yana Panciera-Wieckowski John Schiefelbein 2011 Founder/President Hemming Birds LLC
Larry Peters Malini Raghavan 2011 Associate Professor, Aquinas College
Chasity Andrews Kyung-Dall Lee and Gordon Amidon 2010 Director of Development, RenBio
Stacie Bulfer Raymond Trievel 2010 Principal Investigator, Deciphera Pharmaceuticals
Claire Chisolm Robert Kennedy 2010 Scientific Liaison, U.S. Pharmacopeia
Kathryn Dooley Michael Morris 2010 Research Scientist, Natl. Gallery of Art and G. Washington University
Christopher Evans Jason Gestwicki 2010 Pharmacist, High Point, FL
Edward Jan Nicholas Kotov 2010 Senior Global Product Manager, Agilent Technologies
Michael Marvin David Engelke 2010 Assistant Professor Chemistry, Rockhurst University
Mikhail Pinelis Maharbiz/EECS 2010 President and CEO, Microtech Ventures
Kelsey Sivick Harry Mobley 2010 Research Fellow, Arcus Biosciences
Angela Dixon Shu Takayama 2009 Post-doctoral fellow at the University of Michigan
Daniel Estes Michael Mayer 2008 General Partner, Frazier Healthcare Partners
Kevin Ke Alan Hunt 2008 Senior Optical Engineer at Omni Sciences Inc
Andrea Radtke Mary O’Riordan 2008 Technical Director, LabCorp
Jean (Kristin) Smith Carol Fierke 2008 Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Michigan
Karla Cesarek-Passalacqua Phillip Hanna 2007 Senior Medical Writer, Henry Ford Health System
Damian Fermin David States 2007 Computational Biologist, University of Michigan
Susan Hsiong David Mooney 2007 Principal scientist at Smith & Nephew Advanced Surgical Devices
Chung-Han Lee Guan (Biol. Chem) 2007 Assistant Attending Physician, Memorial Sloan Kettering Medical Center, New York City, NY
David Peng Joerg Lahann 2007 Director of Business Development, Sangamo Therapeutics
Christopher Brinkerhoff Jennifer Linderman 2006 Oak Ridge Institute Fellow, US Environmental Protection Agency (Arlington, VA)
Brenda Cho-Chang Gilbert Upchurch 2006 Principal Quality & Compliance Consultant, ComplyTech Consulting
Christine Clouser Jairam Menon 2006 Research Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Minnepolis, MN
Michael McConnell Michael Imperiale 2006 Chief Scientific Officer, Vaxdyn (Seville, Spain)
John Sauer Michelle Swanson 2006 Associate Professor of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bruce Schiamberg Ron Larson 2006 Senior Business Intelligence & Data Analyst, CBS Interactive, New York, NY
Kuei Lee Brian Ross 2006 Radiation Oncologist, Beaumont Health
Marissa Simon John Schiefelbein 2006 Research Scientist at DuPoint Pioneer, Johnston, IA
Adam Avery Anne Vojtek 2005 Assistant Professor, Oakland University
Colleen Doyle Jeffrey Innis 2005 Stay-at-home parent.
Jessica Flynn Alice Telesnitsky 2005 Senior Research Virologist & Biologics Research Dept., Merck & Co, West Point, PA
Katherine Hicks Carol Fierke 2005 Post-doctoral fellow, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Jessica Siple-Tyler David Friedman 2005 Senior Manager, Publications at ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Nissa Westerberg Carol Fierke 2005 Patent examiner at USPTO, Washinton, D.C. area
Brody DeYoung Steven Clark 2004 Senior Scientist at BASF Plant Science, Chapel Hill, NC
Alessandra Ennett David Mooney 2004 Research Scientist, Eli Lilly & Co.
Molly Smith David Mooney 2004 Director, Science Center for Women, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA
Timothy Blauwkamp Alex Ninfa 2003 Co-founder of a biotechnology start-up (Palo Alto, CA)
Megan Frost Mark Meyerhoff 2003 Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
Adam Hoppe Joel Swanson 2003 Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
David Karnak Ben Margolis 2003 Post–doctoral fellow, University of Michigan Medical School
Angela Carden Michael Morris 2002 Corporate and Foundation Grants Officer at Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation
Aaron Liepman Laura Olsen 2002 Associate Professor of Biology, Eastern Michigan University
William Murphy Mooney/Kohn 2002 Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jeannine Ross  Eran Pichersky 2002 Associate Restoration Ecologist at RECON Environmental, Inc., San Diego, CA
Travis Tani Rowena Matthews 2002 Director, Quality Operations, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Redwood City, CA
James Cunningham Mooney/Linderman 2001 Director, Ocular Drug Delivery, Allergan, Irvine, CA
Brian Hammer Michelle Swanson 2001 Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Andrew Putnam David Mooney 2001 Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Univ. of Michigan
Jonathan Rowley David Mooney 2001 CEO/CTO at RoosterBio, Inc., Walkersville, MD
Barry Wolf Scott Fogler 2001 Senior Scientist at AbbVie Biotherapeutics, Redwood City, CA
Peter Woolf Jennifer Linderman 2001 CEO at ExtraorDNA
Wendy Crookes-Goodson Laura Olsen 2000 Scientist in the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, OH
William Ziehler David Engelke 2000 Patent Attorney, Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller, Perrysburg, OH
Donna Brickner Laura Olsen 1999 Assistant Research Professor, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Todd Riccobene Jennifer Linderman 1999 Senior Director, Pharmacometrics and Strategic Modeling, Forest Laboratories, Jersey City, NJ
Jeffrey Schwinefus Michael Morris 1999 Postdoc, University of Minnesota
Mary Stofega Jove/Carter–Su 1999 Senior Research Scientist, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA
M. Weldon Michael Morris 1999 Johnson & Johnson
Cole Zimmerman Rowena Matthews 1999 Regional manager, SomaLogic
Catherine Browning Michael Imperiale/David Markovitz 1998 Director, Global Medical Affairs at TRM Oncology, LLC (Atlanta, GA)
Leland Cseke Eran Pichersky 1998 Assistant Professor, Plant Molecular Biology, University of Alabama-Huntsville
William Lemon   1998 Director of Scientific and Computing Services, Innovative Technology Enterprises at Univ. of Missouri-St. Louis
Angela Lindner Jeremy Semrau 1998 Assistant Professor, University of Florida
Melody Neely David Friedman 1998 Postdoc, Washington University, St. Louis
K. Cunningham Imperiale/Dunnick 1997 Postdoc, NIH
Daniel Krosky   1997 Principal Scientist at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, Spring House, PA
David Putnam Mark Burns 1997 Eastman Kodak
Grenmarie Agresar Jennifer Linderman 1996 Science teacher at Skyline High School (Ann Arbor, MI)
Scott Betts Charles Yocum 1996 Research Scientist, Novartis Corp.
William Hlavacek Michael Savageau 1996 Research staff, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
Keith Koch Dennis Thiele 1996 Postdoc, University of California–Berkeley
Julie Hoffman Jennifer Linderman 1995 Medical Devices Consultant and Contractor, currently working with Boston Scientific Imaging
E. Jordan Steve Goldstein 1995 Bio-Rad
Erik Petrovskis Peter Adriaens 1995 Director of Environmental Compliance and Sustainability, Meijer, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI
Sunyoung Kim Eran Pichersky 1994 Associate Professor, Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Hal Cantor A. Rees Midgley 1993 President, Advanced Sensor Technologies, Inc., Farmington Hills, MI.
M. Lanan Michael Morris 1992 Biogen, Cambridge, MA