Former Members

  • Surya Adhikari (postdoctoral scholar, 2017-2019). Position following IU: Scientist at Singular Genomics, San Diego, CA.
  • Michael Adix III (biology major, 2005). Position following ISU: Medical school with a research focus at U. Iowa starting fall 2005.
  • Jacquelyn Arnold (chemistry major, 2016). Position following IU: Chemist at Flavor Focus (Addison, IL).
  • Randy Benedict (Ph.D. 2013). Position following ISU/IU:  Postdoctoral scholar at the University of Münster (Germany).
  • Sayantan Bhaduri (Ph.D. 2015). Position following ISU/IU:  Scientist at NUBAD, LLC (Greenville, SC).
  • Brian Bower (chemistry major, 2003). Position following ISU: Technical writer in Des Moines, IA.
  • Steve Brokman (Ph.D. 2009). Position following ISU:  Organic lab instructor at Grand View College, Des Moines, IA, then Chemist in Research and Development Group at Siegwerk USA, in Des Moines.
  • Gülden Camci-Ünal (Ph.D. 2009). Position following ISU:  Postdoctoral scholar at Harvard/MIT Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA.
  • Dr. Beatrice Collet (April 2006-September 2008). Position following ISU: Cofounder and Principal Scientist, LuCella Biosciences, Inc. in Ames, IA.
  • Dr. Yonghai Chai (July 2006-December 2008). Position following ISU: Professor, China.
  • Dr. Guosong Chen (August 2006-December 2008). Position following ISU: Department of Macromolecular Sciences, Fudan University, China.
  • David Coberly (chemistry major, 2011).
  • Berenice Cruz Soriano (summer research experience, May-August 2013).
  • Daniel Ducharme (chemical and biological engineering major, BioMaP REU student, 2011).
  • Swapnil Eaga (chemical engineering major). Transferred to UC-Berkeley Fall 2003.
  • Heather Edwards (Ph.D. 2012). Position following ISU: lecturer, Grand View University, Des Moines, IA then a tenure-track position at Southeast Community College in Lincoln, NE
  • Ellen Fisher (chemistry major, 2005). Position following ISU: Graduate school in chemistry at University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign starting fall 2005.
  • Hannah Fuller (food science and chemistry major, 2010-2012).
  • Manibarsha Goswami (Ph.D. 2014). Position following ISU:  Postdoctoral scholar at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
  • Joy Jackson (Ph.D. 2013). Position following ISU/IU: Assistant professor, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
  • Firoz Jaipuri (Ph.D. 2006). Position following ISU:  Postdoctoral scholar at Broad Institute of Harvard/MIT, Cambridge, MA.
  • M. Francisca Jofre (M.S. 2003). Position following ISU: Lecturer in general chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University.
  • Gayle Johnson (chemistry major, 2007). Position following ISU: Graduate school in public health at University of Minnesota.
  • Daniel Kabotso (Ph.D. 2017). Position following IU: Lecturer, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana.
  • Amanda Knutson (chemistry major, 2005). Position following ISU: Graduate school in chemistry at Northwestern starting fall 2005.
  • Kwang-Seuk Ko (Ph.D. 2006). Position following ISU: Postdoctoral scholar at University of California, San Diego, CA.
  • Michelle Kozmik (chemical engineering major, August 2004-May 2006). Coadvised with Prof. Peter Reilly, Department of Chemical Engineering.
  • Jerrid Kruse (summer research experience, June-August 2002).
  • Lin Liu (Ph.D. 2012). Position immediately following ISU:   Postdoctoral scholar at the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, Athens, GA.
  • Xin Liu (2008-2011).
  • Stephen MacDonell (biochemistry and philosophy major, 2004).
  • Dr. Sreeman Kumar Mamidyala (June 2004-November 2005). Position following ISU: researcher at Wayne State University School of Pharmacy.
  • Guor Marial (chemistry major, 2011). Position following ISU: training in Arizona for the 2012 Olympics.
  • Dr. Chinmoy Mukherjee (March 2011-July 2013). Position following ISU/IU: Senior scientist/project manager at GVK Biosciences, Hyderabad, India
  • Sahana Nagappayya (Ph.D. 2012). Position following ISU: senior chemist at Nalco in Texas.
  • Gabe Nagy (Ph.D. 2017). Position following IU: Postdoctoral scholar at Pacific Northwest National Labs.
  • Gisun Park (Ph.D. 2009). Position following ISU:  Postdoctoral scholar at Columbia University, New York City, NY.
  • Tianyuan Peng (Ph.D. 2018). Position following IU:  Postdoctoral scholar at MIT, Cambridge, MA.
  • Alyssa Pirinelli (Ph.D. 2017). Position following IU:  Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Morris.
  • Pablo Penalver (visiting scholar, August-November 2007).
  • Dr. Mizanur Rahman (August 2003-November 2006; associate scientist through October 2007). Position following ISU: researcher at Food and Drug Administration.
  • Jennifer Rees (chemistry major, 2004). Position following ISU: Graduate school in medicinal chemistry at U. Iowa starting fall 2004.
  • Rajarshi Roychoudhury (Ph.D. 2014). Position following ISU/IU:  Postdoctoral scholar at Indiana University.
  • Kimberly Schwarz (chemistry major, 2002). Position following ISU: Graduate school in chemistry at UC-San Diego starting summer 2002.
  • Margaret Schouten (chemistry major with biology minor, 2008). Position following ISU: Research scientist, University of Iowa.
  • Nathan Schulz (chemistry and German major, 2008). Position following ISU: Research scientist, University of Iowa.
  • Kevin Schwarz (chemistry major, 2011-2012). Position following ISU: Graduate school in chemistry at Indiana University in Bloomington starting fall 2013.
  • Adam Shroyer (chemistry major, 2010). Position following ISU: Scientist, Hach Company in Ames, IA.
  • Dr. Michael Slade (August 2011-July 2012, joint with Prof. Craig Ogilvie through the HHMI program). Position following ISU: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Evansville, IN
  • Eun-Ho Song (Ph.D. 2009). Position following ISU:   Postdoctoral scholar at University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
  • Joel Stockman (chemical engineering major, 2001).
  • Jennifer Streff (chemistry major, 2010). Position following ISU: Graduate school in chemistry at Texas A&M University.
  • Shannon Tan (chemistry major, 2011-2012).
  • Shu-Lun Tang (Ph.D. 2012). Position following ISU:  Postdoctoral scholar at University of California, Berkeley, CA.
  • Nishad Thambanchandrika (Ph.D. 2015). Position following ISU/IU:  Postdoctoral scholar at the University of Kentucky.
  • Sinele Tsabedze (Ph.D. 2013). Position following ISU: Chemistry teacher in International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Rancho Solano Preparatory School, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Dusty Villhauer (chemistry major, 2005). Position following ISU: Pharmacy program at the University of Iowa starting fall 2005.
  • Yang Yu (M.S. 2004). Position immediately following ISU: Medicinal chemist at ImClone, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Alexandra Zakharova (summer research experience, June-August 2006).
  • Corbin Zea (Ph.D. 2005). Position following ISU: Assistant Professor at Grand View College, Des Moines, IA.
  • Yannan Zhao (Ph.D. 2011, joint with Drs. Lin and Trewyn). Position immediately following ISU: Postdoctoral scholar, Scripps Research Institute, LaJolla, CA.

Former Members

  • Michael Adix III (biology major, 2005). Position following ISU: Medical school with a research focus at U. Iowa starting fall 2005.
  • Randy Benedict (Ph.D. 2013). Position following ISU/IU:  Postdoctoral scholar at the University of Münster (Germany).
  • Sayantan Bhaduri (Ph.D. 2015). Position following ISU/IU:  Scientist at NUBAD, LLC (Greenville, SC).
  • Brian Bower (chemistry major, 2003). Position following ISU: Technical writer in Des Moines, IA.
  • Steve Brokman (Ph.D. 2009). Position following ISU:  Organic lab instructor at Grand View College, Des Moines, IA, then Chemist in Research and Development Group at Siegwerk USA, in Des Moines.
  • Gülden Camci-Ünal (Ph.D. 2009). Position following ISU:  Postdoctoral scholar at Harvard/MIT Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA.
  • Dr. Beatrice Collet (April 2006-September 2008). Position following ISU: Cofounder and Principal Scientist, LuCella Biosciences, Inc. in Ames, IA.
  • Dr. Yonghai Chai (July 2006-December 2008). Position following ISU: Professor, China.
  • Dr. Guosong Chen (August 2006-December 2008). Position following ISU: Department of Macromolecular Sciences, Fudan University, China.
  • David Coberly (chemistry major, 2011).
  • Berenice Cruz Soriano (summer research experience, May-August 2013).
  • Daniel Ducharme (chemical and biological engineering major, BioMaP REU student, 2011).
  • Swapnil Eaga (chemical engineering major). Transferred to UC-Berkeley Fall 2003.
  • Heather Edwards (Ph.D. 2012). Position following ISU: lecturer, Grand View University, Des Moines, IA then a tenure-track position at Southeast Community College in Lincoln, NE
  • Ellen Fisher (chemistry major, 2005). Position following ISU: Graduate school in chemistry at University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign starting fall 2005.
  • Hannah Fuller (food science and chemistry major, 2010-2012).
  • Manibarsha Goswami (Ph.D. 2014). Position following ISU:  Postdoctoral scholar at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
  • Joy Jackson (Ph.D. 2013). Position following ISU/IU: Assistant professor, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
  • Firoz Jaipuri (Ph.D. 2006). Position following ISU:  Postdoctoral scholar at Broad Institute of Harvard/MIT, Cambridge, MA.
  • M. Francisca Jofre (M.S. 2003). Position following ISU: Lecturer in general chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University.
  • Gayle Johnson (chemistry major, 2007). Position following ISU: Graduate school in public health at University of Minnesota.
  • Amanda Knutson (chemistry major, 2005). Position following ISU: Graduate school in chemistry at Northwestern starting fall 2005.
  • Kwang-Seuk Ko (Ph.D. 2006). Position following ISU: Postdoctoral scholar at University of California, San Diego, CA.
  • Michelle Kozmik (chemical engineering major, August 2004-May 2006). Coadvised with Prof. Peter Reilly, Department of Chemical Engineering.
  • Jerrid Kruse (summer research experience, June-August 2002).
  • Lin Liu (Ph.D. 2012). Position immediately following ISU:   Postdoctoral scholar at the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, Athens, GA.
  • Xin Liu (2008-2011).
  • Stephen MacDonell (biochemistry and philosophy major, 2004).
  • Dr. Sreeman Kumar Mamidyala (June 2004-November 2005). Position following ISU: researcher at Wayne State University School of Pharmacy.
  • Guor Marial (chemistry major, 2011). Position following ISU: training in Arizona for the 2012 Olympics.
  • Dr. Chinmoy Mukherjee (March 2011-July 2013). Position following ISU/IU: Senior scientist/project manager at GVK Biosciences, Hyderabad, India
  • Sahana Nagappayya (Ph.D. 2012). Position following ISU: senior chemist at Nalco in Texas
  • Gisun Park (Ph.D. 2009). Position following ISU:  Postdoctoral scholar at Columbia University, New York City, NY.
  • Pablo Penalver (visiting scholar, August-November 2007).
  • Dr. Mizanur Rahman (August 2003-November 2006; associate scientist through October 2007). Position following ISU: researcher at Food and Drug Administration.
  • Jennifer Rees (chemistry major, 2004). Position following ISU: Graduate school in medicinal chemistry at U. Iowa starting fall 2004.
  • Rajarshi Roychoudhury (Ph.D. 2014). Position following ISU/IU:  Postdoctoral scholar at Indiana University.
  • Kimberly Schwarz (chemistry major, 2002). Position following ISU: Graduate school in chemistry at UC-San Diego starting summer 2002.
  • Margaret Schouten (chemistry major with biology minor, 2008). Position following ISU: Research scientist, University of Iowa.
  • Nathan Schulz (chemistry and German major, 2008). Position following ISU: Research scientist, University of Iowa.
  • Kevin Schwarz (chemistry major, 2011-2012). Position following ISU: Graduate school in chemistry at Indiana University in Bloomington starting fall 2013.
  • Adam Shroyer (chemistry major, 2010). Position following ISU: Scientist, Hach Company in Ames, IA.
  • Dr. Michael Slade (August 2011-July 2012, joint with Prof. Craig Ogilvie through the HHMI program). Position following ISU: Assistant Professor of Chemitry, University of Evansville, IN
  • Eun-Ho Song (Ph.D. 2009). Position following ISU:   Postdoctoral scholar at University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
  • Joel Stockman (chemical engineering major, 2001).
  • Jennifer Streff (chemistry major, 2010). Position following ISU: Graduate school in chemistry at Texas A&M University.
  • Shannon Tan (chemistry major, 2011-2012).
  • Shu-Lun Tang (Ph.D. 2012). Position following ISU:  Postdoctoral scholar at University of California, Berkeley, CA.
  • Nishad Thambanchandrika (Ph.D. 2015). Position following ISU/IU:  Postdoctoral scholar at the University of Kentucky.
  • Sinele Tsabedze (Ph.D. 2013). Position following ISU: Chemistry teacher in International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Rancho Solano Preparatory School, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Dusty Villhauer (chemistry major, 2005). Position following ISU: Pharmacy program at the University of Iowa starting fall 2005.
  • Yang Yu (M.S. 2004). Position immediately following ISU: Medicinal chemist at ImClone, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Alexandra Zakharova (summer research experience, June-August 2006).
  • Corbin Zea (Ph.D. 2005). Position following ISU: Assistant Professor at Grand View College, Des Moines, IA.
  • Yannan Zhao (Ph.D. 2011, joint with Drs. Lin and Trewyn). Position immediately following ISU: Postdoctoral scholar, Scripps Research Institute, LaJolla, CA.