Graduate Student Alumni

Graduation year Name Lab/Advisor Positions after graduation
2013 Zhilong Bao Hua Postdoctoral Associate, Boyce Thompson Institute
2013 Holly Summers Raguso Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Plant Science, University of Bern
2013 Nanditha Vimalakumari* Vatamaniuk N/A
2013 Tyi McCray Owens College of Engineering, Cornell University
2012 Greg Buda Rose N/A
2012 Peter Lundquist van Wijk Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf, Germany
2012 Arnaud Germain Stern Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University
2012 Jing Zhou Lee N/A
2012 John Snyder van Wijk Postdoctoral Associate, IBCAS Beijing
2012 Elizabeth Takacs Scanlon Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University
2012 Anne Rea J. Nasrallah Lecturer in Biology, The Sage Colleges, Albany Campus
2012 Christopher Bozza Pawlowski N/A
2011 Trevor Yeats Rose Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University
2011 Mary Futey* Crepet N/A
2011 Janelle Burke Luckow Postdoctoral Associate, The New York Botanical Garden
2011 Sean Hammond Niklas

Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of New Mexico

2010 Jeremy Coate Doyle Visiting Scholar, Department of Biology, Reed College
2010 James I. Cohen Davis Asst. Professor of Botany Texas A&M International Univ.
2010 Ryan Douglas Scanlon Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Missouri
2010 Catherine Martel Giovannoni Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University
2010 Matthew J. Milner Kochian BTI & USDA
2010 Nate Pumplin Harrison Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
2010 Cindy Skema Luckow Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Massey Univ., Palmerston North, New Zealand
2010 Shannon Straub Doyle Postdoctoral Scholar, Oregon State Univ. Corvallis, Oregon
2010 John Woodward Scanlon Scientist, Pioneer HiBred International
2009 Sarah Nell Davidson Turgeon Associate Director of the Durable Rust Resistant Wheat Project
2009 Jeffrey Gordon Jahn Internet start-up (www.agsquared.com)
2009 Guila Stellari Jahn Internet start-up (www.agsquared.com)
2008 Patrick Brown Kresovitch Asst. Professor Crop Sciences, Urbana-Champaign, Ill.
2008 Stephanie Topp Hua Technician in Harrison Lab, Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell
2008 Yongqing Li Hua Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Plant & Microbial Biology, University of Berkeley
2008 Nathan Boggs Nasrallah Researcher at a Medical Research lab (CA)
2008 Heidi Rutschow vanWijk Postdoctoral fellow at the Biology department, University of Amherst
2008 Michael Mazourek Jahn Research Associate, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics at Cornell University
2008 Caroline Kellogg Doyle/Kresovich Advancement Associate at Cornell Hillel
2008 Sarah Covshoff Brutnell Postdoctoral Fellow at the International Rice Research Institute, Philippines
2008 Breeanna Urbanowicz Rose Postdoctoral Fellow at the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia
2008 Yi Wang Hua Unknown
2008 Patrick Brown Kresovitch Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Genomic Diversity, Cornell University
2007 Ling Bai Brutnell Postdoctoral Fellow at the Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell
2007 Jason Gillman Hanson Postdoctoral Fellow USDA-ARS University of Missouri-Columbia
2007 Ashlee McCaskill Turgeon Asst. Professor, North Georgia College and State University
2007 Melinda Klein Kochian USDA/ARS Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
2007 Feinan Wu Tanksley Posdoctoral fellow at the Dept at Waters Global Services, Europe
2007 Sue Sherman Broyles Nasrallah Postdoctoral fellow at Dept of Plant Biology, Cornell University
2006 Jimmy Ytterberg vanWijk Postdoctoral fellow at Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA
2006 Andrea Rudella vanWijk Proteomics Support Specialist at Waters Global Services, Europe
2006 Lisa Giacomelli vanWijk Postdoctoral fellow at Dept of Molecular Genetics, Instituto de Biologia Molecular de Barcelona, Spain
2006 Jackeline Salazar Nixon Associate Profesor at Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), Dominican Republic
2005 Elizabeth Hermsen Crepet Assistant Professor, Ohio University
2004 Gustavo Azenha Bates Research Scholar at Barnard College
2004 Mac Alford Luckow Assistant Professor at University of Southern Mississippi - Hattiesburg
2004 Damon P. Little Nixon Assistant Curator at New York Botanical Garden
2004 Amanda Ingram Doyle Assistant Professor at Wabash College, Indiana
2003 Ernest Kwok Hanson Visiting Assistant Professor, Claremont College
2003 Tatyana Livshultz Luckow Assistant Professor at University of Nebraska, Omaha
2003 Robert Nilsson** vanWijk Research Scientist at a Biotechnology company, Sweden
2002 Sangbom Michael Lyi Hanson Research Associate, USDA-ARS
2002 Antonio Alfonso Hanson Director, Dept. of Agriculture-Crop Biotechnology Center, and Coordinator, Biotechnology Program
2001 Lucia Vazquez Nixon Assistant Professor at University of Illinois
2001 Serena Heckler Bates Lecturer at Durham University
2001 Christopher Hardy Davis Assistant Professor at Millersville University
2001 Carl Lewis Doyle Richard H. Simons Senior Curator at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
2001 Thomas Silva Davies Senior Lecturer at Cornell University
2000 Yan Xu Hanson Research Scientist, New England Biolabs
2000 Donovan Bailey, C. Doyle Assistant Professor at New Mexico State University
2000 Helga Ochoterena-Booth Nixon Associate Professor at Herbario Nacional (MEXU) Instituto de Biologia, UNAM, Mexico
2000 Marcus McFerren Rodriguez Lecturer and Medical Student at Weill Cornell Medical Center
2000 Mark Simmons Davis Associate Professor at Colorado State University
1999 Fabian Michelangeli Rodriguez Assistant Curator at New York Botanical Garden
1999 Eve Emshwiller Doyle Assistant Professor at University of Wisconsin
1998 Diane E. Sklensky Davies Assistant Professor at LeMoyne University, Syracuse NY
1998 Tao Yang Davies Senior Researcher at Du Pont, Princeton NJ.
1998 Lawrence Kelly Luckow Assistant Curator and Director of Graduate Studies, New York Botanical Garden
1998 John Berry Rodriguez Assistant Professor at Florida International University
Graduation year Name Lab/Advisor Positions after graduation
1997 Hazel Cropper* Nixon New York Botanical Garden
1996 Frances Harrington Korf USDA Montana
1996 Enrique Estrada Bates Program Director for CONACYT (Equivalent of NSF), Mexico City
1995 Catharine Conley Hanson Principal Investigator, NASA Ames Research Center
1995 Elizabeth Dickson Doyle Senior Lecturer at University of Saskatchewan
1994 Natalie McGucken Davies Associate Professor at Hiram College, OH.
1993 Paul Manos Nixon Associate Professor at Duke University
1993 Anne Bruneau Doyle Professor at University of Montreal
1992 Francesca Grifo Young Senior Scientist and Director of Scientific Integrity Program at Union of Concerned Scientists
1992 John Freudenstein Doyle Professor at Ohio State University
1991 Marie Connett Hanson Senior Intellectual Property Consultant, CAMBIA
1991 Carol C. Mapes Davies Professor at Kutztown University, PA
1991 Friedreich Behringer Davies Research Scientist at Veritech, Centerbrook CT.
1991 Daniel Potter Doyle Associate Professor at University of California, Davis
1990 Zhu Yu-Xian Davies Director, Chinese National Laboratory of Protein Engineering and Plant Genetic Engineering, Peking University, Beijing, China.
1989 Otto Folkerts Hanson Associate Director of Technology Development, VPI Blacksburg
1988 James Weifu Lee* Davies Senior scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratories.
1986 Douglas A. Hamilton Davies Associate Professor and Chair at Hartwick College, NY.
1984 Mary A. Smith Davies Associate Professor of Biology at North Carolina A&T State University.
1983 Evelyne O. Dougherty Davies Senior Researcher at Amgen, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA.
1981 Thomas J. Gianfagna Davies Professor at Rutgers University, NJ.
1978 William M. Proebsting Davies Professor at Oregon State University.
1976 Alan M. Kinnersley Davies Research Director (in his own company), Auxein Inc., East Lansing MI.
1976 David J. Parrish Davies Professor at Virginia Tech University.
1976 John I. Stiles Davies Head of Research at Hawaii Coffee Growing Corporation

* - Master of Science degree
** - Finished program at University of Stockholm