Hedstrom Lab Alum Roster

 

Yifan Dang

2014 MS Chemistry


Brian (Chris) Hoefler

2010 Ph.D. Biochem.

now: postdoc with P. Straight, Texas A&M


Yollete Guillen-Schlippe

2005 Ph.D. Biochem.

now: postdoc with J. Szostak, MGH


Thomas Riera

2007 Ph.D. Biochem.

next: postdoc with A. Whitty, Boston U. , Sirtris Associate Director Enzymology

now: Epizyme Assoc. Dir. of Lead Discovery


Gina Pagani

2003-2007


Christopher Knoell

2003 Ph.D. Bioorg. Chem. (with R. Abeles)


Sarah E. Mortimer

2005 Ph.D. Biochem. 

next: postdoc with L. Stern, UMass Med School


Nivia Medina

2001 M.S. Biochem.


Lu Gan

2002, Ph.D. Biochem.

next: postdoc with M. Rosenblatt, Tufts

now: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Research Scientist


Jeremy McLean

2002 Ph.D. Biophysics

next: postdoc with M. Lanzer, Heidelberg, P. Rathod UWash

now: patent examiner, Canada


Michael Silberstein

1999 M.S. Biochem.

next: BU Bioinformatics


Christopher McClure

1997 M.S., Biochem.


Torsten Kurth

1996-1997, visiting from Leipzig, Ph.D. Biochem. 


Jennifer Digits

1999 Ph.D. Biochem.

next: postdoctoral fellow with P. Casey, Duke U.,

Pfizer Research Scientist, ;


Xiaolin Liu

1999, M.S. Biochem.

next: Lucent Technologies.


Annette Pasternak

1998, Ph.D. Chem.

next: postdoc with W. Degrado, UPenn; Asst. Prof. Loyola Marymount


Kathleen Kerr

1997 Ph.D. Biochem.

postdoc with S. Ambudkar, NIH.

now: U.S. Patent Office


Walter Fast

1993, M.S. Biochem.

next: Ph.D. Northwestern, postdoc S. Benkovic

now: Associate Professor, University of Texas


Xinyi Huang

1998, Ph.D. Biochem. (with R. Abeles)

next: postdoc F. Raushel, Texas A & M,

Wyeth Research Scientist


Graduate Students

Suresh Gorla

(PhD 2007

2009-2013 Org. Chem, India Inst. Science, Bangalore)

next: Daiichi Sankyo India


Iain MacPherson

(2008 PhD BMB UBC)

2008-2010

now: Shiramizu/Krauss, UHawaii


Sivapriya Kirubkaran

(2007 PhD Org. Chem, India Inst. Science, Bangalore)

2007-2009

now: Nathaniel Gray, Harvard


Sushil Maurya

(2007 PhD Chem., Nat. Chem. Lab., Pune, India)

2007-2008

next: Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Leeds

now: Wockhardt Ltd. (India) Sr. Reserch Scientist


Dong Xu

(2003 PhD Biol. Chem. UMichigan)

2006-2008

next: Research Scientist Agencourt; Minerva

now: Smiths Detection Senior Scientist


Christopher Knoell

(2003 PhD Brandeis Bioorg. Chem)

2003-2006

now: manager veterinary practice


Dirk Ullman

(1994 PhD Leipzig)

visiting from Leipzig 1996

next: Evotec (Germany) Scientist


Su-Hwi Hung-Cunliffe

(1994 PhD MCB, UT Dallas)

1995-1997

next: postdoc UFlorida; Res. Assist. Prof., Temple University; Senior Biosafety Officer, Temple U.


Tiao-Yin Lin

1994 

now: Prof., Natl. Chiao Tung Univ., Taiwan


Wen Wang

1993-1997;

next: Versicor, Vicuron;

now: Scientist, MicuRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc



Postdocs

Kaitlin Hulce

2014 BS Chemistry with highest honors

Melvin M. Snider Prize in Chemistry, American Institute of Chemists Award

next: UCSF Chemical Biology Graduate Program


Ximi (Kevin) Wang

2014 BS Biology with honors


James En Lai Chin

2010-13, 2014 BS Biochemistry

Computational Neuroscience Undergraduate Fellow

next: engineering at Dartmouth


Jennie Williams (Holy Cross)

2012 summer student


Philip Braunstein

(2012 BS/MS Biochemistry summa cum laude with highest honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Nathan O. Kaplan Prize in Biochemistry, Shalom Award for original research, Brandeis Achievement Award, Beckman Scholar)

next: technician Burge lab at MIT


Aleze Krumholz

(2012 BS Biology with honors)


Phillip Lessans

(2011 BS Biochemistry)


Lael Scarborough (UMBC)

2011 summer REU



Kanchana Ravichandran (2010 B.S. Biochemistry summa cum laude, with highest honors; Phi Beta Kappa, Stein-Ringe Prize, Doris Brewer Cohen Prize, Emily Dudek Chemistry Department Teaching Assistant Award)

next: MIT Chemistry Ph.D. program


Miranda Patton

(2010 BS/MS Biochemistry with high honors; Kaplan Prize)

next: technician at Veterans Medical Research Foundation, Brandeis U., Quest Diagnostics

now: Indiana University School of Law


Lucy Amieva (UT Brownsville)

2009 NIH STEP-UP/BSURE Summer Program


Anthony Parker (Norfolk State U)

2008 summer REU


Nicole Benjamin (Trinity College)

2006 and 2007 summer REU

next: teaching fellowship Madrid; technician


Jennifer Lu

(2008 BS Biochemistry)

next:  technician at MGH


Garrett Cobb

(2007 B.S./M.S. Biochemistry with high honors)

next: technician at Argonne National Laboratory

now: Yale BBS Ph.D. program


Anna Volftsun

(2006 B.S./M.S. Chem. with honors)

next: Harvard Law School

now: Associate Baker Botts LLP (NYC)


Hoong Chuin Lim

(2007 B.S./M.S. Biochem. with highest honors, Silver Award, Shalom Award,

now: Yale BBS Ph.D. program


Edward Greenberg

2005 BS Biochem.


Tamar Feinberg

2003-2004

now: UMichigan Ph.D.


Sol Schulman

(2004 B.A./M.S. Biochem. with highest honors, Hughes Summer Research Fellowship, Goldwater, Pfizer, Jencks Awards)

next: Harvard M.D./Ph.D. program

now: residency


Peter Belenky

(2004 B.S. Biochem. with high honors. Hughes Summer Research Fellowship)

Next: 2009 PhD Dartmouth Biochem, Weintraub Prize 2009

now: postdoc BU with Jim Collins


Nwakaso Umejiego (UGeorgia)

Summer 2002, 2003

(2004 .S. Cell. Biol. UGA, CURO and BHSI Summer Research Fellow, Sallie Mae Scholarship Recipient, Grace Thomas Award. 

Next: M.D. program at Harvard Medical School

now: technician, UGA


Akua Bonsra (UMBC)

2002 Hughes Summer Research Fellowship

next: graduate school at Stonybrook


Arwen Long

(2001 B.S./M.S. Biochem. with high honors, Hughes Summer Research Fellowship, Goldwater, Churchill Scholarship (Cambridge University)). 

Next: M.D. program at Duke University.


Ce Feng Liu

(2001 B.S. Biochem. with honors, Hughes Summer Research Fellowship)

next:  Astra Research Associate

now: Brandeis Biochem PhD 


Mohammad Seyedsayamdost

(2001 B.S. Biochem. with highest honors, Hughes Summer Research Fellowship, Richter Award)  

Next: Ph.D. MIT Chemistry (Stubbe)

now: postdoc Harvard (Clardy)


Colin T. Swales

(1999 B.A.Chem with high honors, Grunwald Award, Hughes Summer Research Fellowship) Next: M.D. program at UMass Medical School

now: Medicine\Gastroenterology Asst Medical Dir., Transplant


Adarsh Vasanth

(1999 B.S. 1999 Biochem, Hughes Summer Research Fellowship.

next: Tufts Medical School


Anna Slonimski

1995-1997.

Hughes Summer Research Fellowship


Anna Jin

(1996)

Next:  Tufts Medical school


Xun Zhou

(1996 B.A./M.A Biochem, Hughes Summer Research Fellowship

next:  Harvard MD/HST Program.


Thanawath Harris

(1996 B.A. Biol with honors)

next: Research Associate, Thomas Jefferson U


Joshua Leichman

(1995 B.A. Biochem, Richter Award)

Next: USC Medical School


Elizabeth Wang

(1995 B.A./M.S. Biochemistry)


Thalia Farazi

(1994 B.A./M.S. Biochem.  Hughes Summer Research Fellowship)

next: M.D./Ph.D. at Washington U., Intern and Resident, Boston Combined Residency Prog. Pediatrics; 2005-2008, Fellow, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Sloan Kettering

now:  Research Fellow at Rockefeller. and Fellow, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Sloan Kettering

Undergrads