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Graduate Student Alumni

Graduation year Name Lab/Advisor Positions after graduation
2018 Coralie Salesse-Smith Stern Postdoctoral Associate, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
2018 Nick Segerson* Rose Medical writer at QSolutions
2018 Eric Fich Rose  
2018 Daniella Allevato Nixon University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
2018 Dana Robinson Roeder Technology Specialist at Clark + Elbing LLP
2018 Shaoqun Zhou Jander Postdoctoral Fellow at Elo Life Systems, Durham, North Carolina.
2017 Elden Rowland van Wijk Research Associate, Department of Biology, Dalhousie University
2017 Gwynne Lim Davis International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, Secretary
2017 Thereis Choo Nixon Director (Terrestrial), National Biodiversity Centre, Singapore
2017 Lila Luna* Roeder Scientist, Thermo Fisher Scientific
2017 Monica Ramirez Carvalho Niklas

Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

2017 Yann-Ru Lou Jander Postdoctoral Researcher, Michigan Sate University
2017 Samuel Leiboff Scanlon Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley / Plant Gene Expression Center
2017 Adrian Powell Doyle Postdoctoral Researcher, Boyce Thompson Institute
2016 Robert Harbert Nixon

-Assistant Professor of Biology and Bioinformatics, Stonehill College

-Gerstner Scholar in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History

2016 Rachel Mertz Rose Postdoctoral Fellow Univ. of Missouri
2015 Xian Qu Roeder Postdoctoral Associate, University of Washington and Howard Hughes Medical Institute
2015 Sam Crowell McCouch

Agricultural Advisor at U.S. Department of State

2015 Samantha Mainiero* Pawlowski N/A
2015 Ryan McQuinn Giovannoni

Postdoctoral Fellow at The Australian National University

2015 Dezi Elzinga Jander Postdoctoral Associate, UC Riverside
2015 Laetitia Martin Rose Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University
2015 Olofron Plume Doyle Botanist, Philadelphia, PA
2014 Tao Sun Hanson Postdoctoral Associate, Stanford University
2014 Haiyi Wang Richards N/A
2014 Margaret Frank Scanlon Asst. Professor at Cornell in SIPS
2013 Zhilong Bao Hua

Professor at Shandong Agricultural University

2013 Holly Summers Raguso

AAAS Science & Technology Fellow working in biotechnology regulation at USDA-APHIS-BRS.

2013 Nanditha Vimalakumari* Vatamaniuk N/A
2013 Tyi McCray Owens

Director (Interim) Diversity and Belonging at Airbnb

2012 Greg Buda Rose

Director of Education at The Dead Rabbit & BlackTail

2012 Peter Lundquist van Wijk

Assistant Professor at Michigan State University

2012 Arnaud Germain Stern Postdoctoral Research Associate, Cornell University
2012 Jing Zhou Lee Scientist at Elo-Life Systems in NC
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

Founder & CEO at Science Savvy Education LLC

2011 Trevor Yeats Rose Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University
2011 Mary Futey* Crepet Regulatory Affairs Specialist at Natera
2011 Janelle Burke Luckow Asst. Professor,  Howard University
2011 Sean Hammond Niklas

Asst. Professor, Department of Earth System Science & Policy, University of North Dakota

2010 Jeremy Coate Doyle Visiting Assistant Professor at Reed College in the Portland, Oregon area.
2010 James I. Cohen Davis Asst. Professor of Botany, Kettering Univ.
2010 Ryan Douglas Scanlon

Patent Agent at Arnold & Porter, Washinton, DC

2010 Catherine Martel Giovannoni Research Scientist at Therapure Biopharma Inc.
2010 Matthew J. Milner Kochian BTI & USDA
2010 Nate Pumplin Harrison

Scientist at Joyn Bio, Sacramento, CA

2010 Cindy Skema Luckow Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Massey Univ., Palmerston North, New Zealand
2010 Shannon Straub Doyle Asst. Professor, Hobart and William Smith
2010 John Woodward Scanlon Research Scientist, Pioneer HiBred International
2009 Sarah Davidson Evanega Turgeon International Professor of Plant Breeding (adjunct) and Senior Associate Director of International Programs at Cornell University
2009 Jeffrey Gordon Jahn Internet start-up (www.agsquared.com)
2009 Guila Stellari Jahn Procurement Director for sustainable Sourcing and Renewable Energy, Unilever
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

Visiting Assistant Professor at Humboldt State University

2008 Michael Mazourek Jahn Associate Professor, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics at Cornell University
2008 Caroline Kellogg Doyle/Kresovich Advancement Associate at Cornell Hillel
2008 Sarah Covshoff Brutnell

Editor at Springer Science+Business Media

2008 Breeanna Urbanowicz Rose

Early Carreer Research Fellow- Center for Bioenergy Innovation at Oak Ridge Nationa

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

Chief Research Scientist,Citrus Research Board, Visalia, CA

2007 Feinan Wu Tanksley

Associate Research Scientist at Yale University

2007 Sue Sherman Broyles Nasrallah Technician, Dept of Plant Biology, Cornell University
2006 Jimmy Ytterberg vanWijk

Scientist at Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi) Stockholm, Sweden

2006 Andrea Rudella vanWijk

HRMS Support Specialist & Service Training Coordinator Italy at Waters Corp.

2006 Lisa Giacomelli vanWijk

Consultant for Scienza Biotechnologies, Italy

2006 Jackeline Salazar Nixon Professor at Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), Dominican Republic
2005 Elizabeth Hermsen Crepet Assistant Professor, Ohio University
2004 Gustavo Azenha Bates Executive Director at Columbia University in the City of New York
2004 Mac Alford Luckow 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 Molecular Biologist, USDA-ARS
2002 Gokhan Hacisalihoglu Kochian Professor of Plant Biology, Florida A&M University
2002 Antonio Alfonso Hanson

Regulatory Affairs & Stewardship Lead at DuPont Pioneer, Philippines

2001 Lucia Vazquez Nixon Interim Dean & Associate Professor at University of Illinois, Springfield
2001 Serena Heckler Bates Lecturer at Durham University
2001 Christopher Hardy Davis Professor at Millersville University
2001 Carl Lewis Doyle Director Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Coral Gables, Florida
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 Medical Doctor, Dermatology
2000 Mark Simmons Davis Professor at Colorado State University
1999 Fabian Michelangeli Rodriguez Assistant Curator at New York Botanical Garden
1999 Eve Emshwiller Doyle Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin
1998 Diane E. Sklensky Davies

Assistant Professor at Lane College

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 Associate 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

CONSULTOR INDEPENDIENTE EN ESTRATEGIAS TIC

1995 Catharine Conley Hanson

Astrobiologist at NASA Adjunct Faculty, New Mexico Tech.

1995 Elizabeth Dickson Doyle

Environmental Services Consultant and Contractor, Calgary, Canada Area

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 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 Professor of Biology 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 Emeritus at Oregon State University.
1976 Alan M. Kinnersley Davies Research Director (in his own company), Auxein Inc., East Lansing, MI. retired
1976 David J. Parrish Davies Professor Emeritus 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