Alumni

Matteo Ottolini, Ph.D., December 2021 (Sonkusare Lab)
Clinical Coordinator, Division of Solid Cancer Oncology,
UVA Cancer Center, Charlottesville, VA

Adam Bornee, Ph.D., June 2021 (Hsu Lab)
Senior Proteomics Scientist, Roviant Sciences Inc., New York, NY

Adishesh K. Narahari, Ph.D., May 2021 (Bayliss Lab)
Continuing Medical School Training, UVA Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP),
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

Brittany A. Martinez, Ph.D., May 2021 (Bland Lab)
Senior Scientist, Biomarker Lab, PPD, Richmond, VA

Katelyn Ahern, Ph.D., December 2020 (Harris Lab)
Associate Consultant, Global Scientific Communications, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN

Dorian A Rosen, Ph.D., May 2019 (Gaultier Lab)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Laboratory of R. Luke Wiseman, PhD,
The Scripps Research Institute, Department of Molecular Medicine, La Jolla, CA

Michael Schappe, Ph.D., May 2019 (Desai Lab)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Laboratory of Stephen Liberles, PhD,
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Alexander Keller, Ph.D., May 2019 (Isakson Lab)
Project Leader, Boston Consulting Group, Bethesda, MD

Leon DeLalio, Ph.D., December 2018 (Isakson Lab)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Laboratory of Sean Stocker PhD, Renal-electrolyte Division,
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Vlad Serbulea, Ph.D., May 2018 (Leitinger Lab)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Gary Owen’s Lab, Cardiovascular Research Center,
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Kelley McQueeney, Ph.D., May 2018 (Lazo Lab)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Toney Letai’s Lab, Dan-Farber Cancer Institue/
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Sarah Gray, Ph.D., August 2017 (E. Barrett Lab)
Scientist II, Translational Science, Sage Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA

Salome (Boroda) Alpert, Ph.D., May 2017 (Harris lab)
Medical Science Liaison, Takeda Oncology, Boston, MA

Jonathan Joy-Gaba, Ph.D., December 2016 (Scott lab)
Digital Media Coordinator, Mind & Life Institute, Charlottesville, VA

Zeinab Chitforoushzadeh, Ph.D., August 2016 (Janes Lab)
Associate Scientist, Bioanalytical Department, Celerion, Lincoln Nebraska

Janelle Weaver, M.D. (May 2018), Ph.D., May 2016 (Bayliss Lab)
Family Physician, Charlottesville, VA

Samantha Adamson, M.D. (May 2017), Ph.D., Aug. 2015 (Leitinger Lab)
Medical Student, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA

Marin Healy, Ph.D., Aug. 2015 (Hoehn Lab)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, David E. James Lab, Charles Perkins Centre, School of Molecular Bioscience,
University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Evan Taddeo, Ph.D., Aug. 2015 (Hoehn lab)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Orian Shirihai Lab, University of California (UCLA)

Garrett Mullins, Ph.D., May 2015 (Harris Lab)
Senior Director, Elli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN

Brandon Kenwood, Ph.D., Dec. 2014 (Hoehn Lab)
Analytical Biochemist, Division of Newborn Screening, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Sarah Breevoort, M.D. (May 2017), Ph.D., Aug. 2014 (Schulman Lab)
Resident Physician, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

James Eaton, Ph.D., Aug. 2014 (Harris Lab)
Patent Counsel, AtraZeneca, Washington, DC

Emily Moser, Ph.D., Aug. 2014 (Braciale Lab)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Paula Oliver Lab, Department of Pathology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Dylan Kennedy, Ph.D., Dec. 2013 (Yeager Lab)
Life Sciences Consultant, L.E.K Consulting, South Orange, NY

Jessica (Geisler) Bisceglia, Ph.D., May 2013 (Li Lab)
Technical Sales Specialist, Incucyte Live Cell Imaging and Analytical, New York Metropolitan Area

Katie Barletta, M.D. (May 2014), Ph.D., May 2012 (Mehrad and Linden Labs)
Medical Director, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Parsippany, NJ

Amanda (Gellett) Seward, Ph.D., May 2012 (Lynch Lab)
Associate Director, Global Scientific Communications, Sanofi Genzyme, Indianapolis, IN

Julia (Lemmon) Halterman, Ph.D., May 2012 (Wamhoff Lab)
Assistant Professor of Biomedicine, Biology Department, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA

Joanna (Sandilos) Rega, Ph.D., May 2012 (Bayliss Lab)
Director, Scientific Publications (Global Medical Affairs), Radius Health, Inc., Ambler, PA

Perry Kennedy, Ph.D., Aug. 2011 (Lynch Lab)
Senior Manager, GU Oncology Field Medical at Pfizer, Kansas City, MI

Brooks Brodrick, M.D. (May 2013), Ph.D., May 2011 (Cohn Lab)
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry, University of Texas, Southwestern

Faraaz Chekeni, M.D. (May 2012), Ph.D., Dec. 2010 (Ravichandran Lab)
Pediatrician, Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group, Palo Alto, CA

Reiesha Robbins, M.D. (May 2013), Ph.D., Dec. 2010 (Mirmira Lab)
Obstetrician/Gynecologist, OB/GYN, Healthy Woman OBGYN, Freehold, NJ

Alison (Roland) Sivak, Ph.D., Dec. 2010 (Moenter Lab)
Postdoctural Research Associate, Kash Lab, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Michal Fortuna, Ph.D., Aug. 2010 (Guyenet Lab)
Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow, Hulsmann lab, Department of Neurophysiology, University of Göettingen, Germany

Jeffrey Sturek, M.D. (May 2012), Ph.D., Aug. 2010 (Catherine “Lynn” Hedrick’s lab)
Assistant Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA

Laura (Johnson) Stephan, Ph.D., May 2010 (Hedrick Lab)
Lecturer, Biology Department, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

Allison (Wojcik) Armstrong, Ph.D., Dec. 2009 (Hedrick Lab)
Executive Director, Rare Diseases Program, HemoShear, Charlottesville, VA

Melissa (Hatley) Nagelin, Ph.D., Dec. 2009 (Hedrick Lab)
Scientific Review Officer, Division of Extramural Research Activities (DERA), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Bethesda, MD

Carmella Evans Molina, Ph.D., Aug. 2009
Associate Professor and Director, Pediatric Diabetes Program, Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research,
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana

Tye Deering, Ph.D., Dec. 2008 (Mirmira Lab)
Senior Scientist, Kester Laboratory, Pharmacology Department, University of Virginia (UVa), Charlottesville, VA

Srilatha Raghuram, Ph.D., Dec. 2008 (Rastinejad Lab)
Managing Editor, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, Elsevier, Cambridge, MA

Daniella Babu, Ph.D., May 2008 (Mirmira Lab)
Scientific Team Leader, Complete HealthVizion, McCann Health Medical Communications, Southport, CT

Emily (Fox) Wearne, Ph.D., Aug. 2008 (Shupnik Lab)
Pharmacologist, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Washington, DC

April (Inyard) Alexandrow, Ph.D., May 2008 (Barrett Lab)
Operations Research Analyst & Facilitative Leader, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Washington, DC

Carol (Rivera-Lopez) Galvis, Ph.D., May 2008 (Lynch Lab)
Acting Pharm/Tox Team Leader, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Washington, DC

Jeremy Mauldin, Ph.D., Jan. 2008 (Hedrick Lab)
Senior Director of Business Development, Cardiovascular and Neuroscience Transactions, Bristol Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ

Allison (Berg) Aiello, Ph.D., May 2007 (Bayliss Lab)
Senior Principle Scientist, studying Rare Neurological Diseases, Rare Disease Research Unit, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA

Seth DePuy, Ph.D., May 2007 (P. Barrett Lab)
Postdoctoral Scientist, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN

Christopher Capaldo, Ph.D., Aug. 2006 (Macara Lab)
Instructor, Cell Biology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Josh Francis, Ph.D., Jan. 2006 (Mirmira Lab)
Research Scientist II
, Gritstone Oncology, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA

Courtney Lappas, Ph.D., May 2006 (Linden Lab)
Associate Professor of Biology, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA

Sangderk Lee, Ph.D., May 2006 (K. Lynch Lab)
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Research Center, Department of Pharmacology & Nutritional Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

David Taylor, Ph.D., May 2006 (Mirmira Lab)
Assistant Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA