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Alumni - Current Positions

If you are an alumnus and your information is not up to date, please contact Aileen Rosales at  (212) 746-6250 to provide us with your current information.   

(updated 01/2022)

Name Year of Graduation Advisor's Name Thesis Project Current Position
Abigail K. Horstmann 2017 Gudas, Lorraine

The Role of ALDH1a2 in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

Senior Medical Writer at 21GRAMS

Paul Sumung Jeng 2017 Cheng, Emily Development of Small Molecule Inhibitors of MCL-1 for Cancer Therapy. Senior Healthcare Analyst at GlobalData Plc - Greater Boston Area
Emily Joel Mercer 2017 Evans, Todd Discovery of a Cardioprotective Mechanism Regulated by HSPB7 Consultant, Life Science Strategy at IQVIA - Greater New York City Area
Alyssa Verano 2017 Tan, Derek

Synthesis and Biological Investigation of Antioxidant Pyrrolomorpholine Spiroketal Natural Products.

Senior Scientist - AstraZeneca
Alissa Brandes 2016 Li, Yueming

Regulation of Notch Signaling by Gamma-Secretase Protein Modulators.

Principal Scientist at Umoja Biopharma

Chelsea Buma (Paresi) 2016 Li, Yueming

The Mechanism of Action of Novel Gamma-Secretase Modulators

Postdoctoral Research Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin

Danica Chiu 2016 Li, Yueming The Non-Transcriptional Role of Hif-1? in the Activation and Regulation of ?-Secretase. Scientist at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc - Greater New York City Area
Michael Kaufmann 2016 Mellinghoff, Ingo Understanding Signal Transduction in Ras-MAP Kinase Altered Glioma. Manager at PwC - Greater New York City Area
Elisabeth Wondimu 2016 Goldring, Mary Defining the Contribution of the E-74 Like Factor 3 (Elf3) to Cartilage Degradation in Osteoarthritis in Mice. Scientist - Dicerna Pharmaceuticals
Michael Boice 2015 Guido-Wendel, Hans

The TNFRSF14/HVEM Receptor is an Extrinsic Tumor Suppressor in Follicular Lymphoma.

VP, Scientific Engagement VP, Scientific Engagement - Translational Drug Development (TD2)


Tharu Fernando 2015 Melnick, Ari The Role of Heat Shock Factor 1 in Germinal Center B Cells and Lymphoma. Postdoctoral Fellow at Genentech San Francisco Bay Area
Rebecca Goldstein 2015 Melnick, Ari The Role of Hsp90 in B cell Receptor Signaling and Novel Combinatorial Therapies for ABC DLBCL. Senior Associate Scientist at Amgen San Francisco Bay Area
William Mills, IV 2015 Szeto, Hazel Reenergizing Mitochondria in Diabetic Ocular Tissue to Combat Visual Dysfunction. Healthcare Equity Analyst at Camber Capital Management, LLC
Denise Minton 2015 Gudas, Lorraine The Roles of HIF1-alpha and Target Gene NDUFA4L2 in Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma. Associate Medical Director at The Scienomics Group - San Francisco Bay Area
Emma Laird Mitchell 2015 Toth, Miklos Maternal Programming of Behavior. Senior Clinical Trial Manager at Shionogi Inc. Greater New York City Area