Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Alumni

Student and Position (Immediately following graduation and/or current if known)

2013                                                                                                                                                      
Christina Belousov

Master in Biomedical Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

Jared Cicero

Medical Student, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa.

Katalyn Funk Analytical Chemist at Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate; Lititz, PA
Allison Gerber M.S. Program in Animal Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Nathan Hepler Postbaccalaureate IRTA Fellowship, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Seth Polydore Ph.D. Program in Genetics; Penn State University, College Park, PA
Halley Washburn Ph.D. Program, Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Thomas Jefferson University
 
2012                                                                                                                                                     
Colleen Delaney MS Program, Nutrition, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Lindsey McMahon Biologist I Laboratory Technician, Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Gaithersburg, MD
Susan Menges Quality Control Bacteriologist, Nestle Purina Pet Care, Mechanicsburg, PA
Lindsey Wenger PharmD Program, Temple University School of Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA
   
2011                                                                                                                                                      
Stephanie Bratton Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine MSP Program, Philadelphia, PA
Patricia Cunfer PhD Program, Molecular Medicine, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Allyssa Staboleski Technical Assistant, Health Network Laboratories, Bethlehem, PA
Brian Stefaniak AV Technician, Shumaker Plan Design Transform, Lancaster, PA
   
2010                                                                                                                                                        
Andrea Beers
Production Biochemist, Boehringer Ingelheim Ben Venue Laboratories, Bedford, OH
Richard Carr
PhD Program, Molecular Pharmacology, Thomas Jefferson University, PA
Philip Domeier Ph.D. Program, Microbiology & Immunology, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
Research Assistant, Pennsylvania State University Medical Center, Hershey, PA
Tracey Fortugno Laboratory Technician, Pennsylvania State University Medical Center, Hershey, PA
Brandon Parks R&D Chemist, Reaxis, Inc, McDonald, Pa.
M.S. in Organic Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Robyn Powell
Drug Formulation Chemist, Calvert Laboratories, Jermyn, Pa.
MS Program, Pharmacology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Charles Schmidt PhD Program, Biophysics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Stephenie Thomas

Postbaccalaureate IRTA Fellowship, National Institutes of Health,Bethesda, MD

   
2009                                                                                                                                                          
Christina Felty Veterinary Student, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Daniel Hodge Medical Student, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Gary Lam PhD Program in Cellular Molecular Development Biology, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore MD
Postbaccalaureate IRTA Fellowship, NCI, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Kenneth Potter
Medical Student, Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, PA
Ashleigh Symenski Medical Student, West Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV
Adam Wier PhD Program, Biochemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Eric Wier PhD Program in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD
Postbaccalaureate IRTA Fellowship, NICHD, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 
Gregory Wier PhD Program, Biochemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
   
2008                                                                                                                                                            
Julia Cupp Medical School, Penn State, Hershey, PA
Postbaccalaureate IRTA Fellowship, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Jenna Gambino Quality Control Scientist, Medimmune, Inc, Gaithersburg, MD
Research Assistant, Mid-Atlantic Stormwater Research Center, Mt. Airy, MD
Cory Hall
Doctoral Program in Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Dana Jackson Chemistry Technician, PA State Police Laboratory, Harrisburg,PA
Jordan Jacobs Chemistry Laboratory Technician, Analytical Laboratory Services, Inc., Middletown, PA
T. Ryan Lucas Research Technician, Penn State University, Hershey, PA
   
2007                                                                                                                                                           
Yekaterina Belousov Medical School, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Stacey Stutzman Medical School, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Graduate Program - Biomedical Sciences, Philadelphia Coll. of Osteopathic Med, Philadelphia, PA
Jennifer Wagner Physician Assistant Program, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Elkins Park, PA
   
2006                                                                                                                                                             
Jessica Abbott

Medical Resident - Internal Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine,
D.O. (2011) West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV
Anthony Gebhard MS Degree, PhD Program in Molecular Pharmacology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Research Technician I, Department of Surgery, Penn State University, Hershey, PA
Lorna Hasz Research Technician I, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, Penn State University, Hershey, PA
Derek Hinds Doctoral Program in Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Research Technician, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Marietta, PA
Danielle Loughlin

Post-doctoral Fellow (Cancer Biology), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
PhD (2010) Immunology & Microbiology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Angela Petiak



R& D Scientist, Signal Genetics, West Chester, PA
Senior Research Technician, DiagnoCure Oncology Laboratories, West Chester, PA
M.S. (2008) Cancer BiologyUniversity of Delaware, Newark, DE
Graduate Program, Chemistry-Biology Interface Program, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Christine Puthawala Medical Student, Kansas City Univ. of Medicine & Biosciences, School of Osteopathic Medicine
Kelly Szuler Molecular Analyst, Biopharmaceutical Services Division, Charles River Laboratories, PA
Kym Weed Microbiologist, Chesapeake Biological Laboratories, Baltimore, MD
   
2005                                                                                                                                                              
Chrisandra Bright CIX Biological Reagents Support Analyst, GlaxoSmithKline, PA
Amanda Goulden Physicians Assistant Program, Arcadia University, Philadelphia, PA
Kevin Strunk Research Technician, Charles River Laboratories, Malvern, PA
   
2004                                                                                                                                                               
Randi Hippensteel PhD Program, Neuroscience, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Christine Lightcap Senior Associate, Swiftwater Group, LLC Philadelphia, PA
PhD (2008) in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Thomas Jefferson U,. Philadelphia, PA
Shamena Russum Global Biologics Supply Chain, Centocor, Inc., PA
Kelly Sensinger DNA Matrix Technology, Genisphere, Inc., Hatfield, PA
Abby Shumaker PhD Program, Biochemistry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
 
2003                                                                                                                                                            
Danielle Bressi Technician, Lancaster Laboratories, Lancaster, PA
Jennifer Gehman Research Scientist, Corning Life Sciences, Corning, NY
MS (2006) Biochemistry, Cornell University 
Rebecca Kantner Quality Assessment, Fisher Clinical Services, Allentown, PA
Thomas Kell Technician, Plant Virology Lab, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Harrisburg, PA
Regina Kettering PhD Program, Biochemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Daniel Krissinger Research Technician, Penn State Medical Center, Hershey, PA
Amanda (Ill) Snyder Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuroscience, Penn State University, Hershey, PA
PhD (2010), Neuroscience, Penn State University, Hershey, PA
   
2002                                                                                                                                                            
Heather Hubler Research Technician, Penn State Medical Center, Hershey, PA
Antonia Nemec Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine,  New Haven, CT
PhD (2008) Molecular Toxicology, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Research Specialist, Department of Health Science, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Steven Polansky PhD Program, Biochemistry, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Robert Tomko Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT
PhD (2008) Molecular Pharmacology, University of Pittsburgh, PA
 
2001                                                                                                                                                           
Derek Fisher Postdoctoral Research Fellow, NIH, Bethesda, MD
PhD (2007) Virology, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Rebecca Hornung Science Teacher, Cumberland Valley High School, Mechanicsburg, PA
Liason, Wyeth Laboratories, Marietta, PA
Jessica Landis Chemist, Exponential Biotech Inc., Rockville, MD
Jessica Mitchell Chemist, Environmental Health Lab, Cromwell, CT
Craig Menges Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Belfast, Northern Ireland
PhD (2006) Molecular Biology, University of Rochester, NY
 
2000                                                                                                                                                        
Michael Howard Law School, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
PhD Molecular Microbiology, University of Maryland
Brian Patson MD Program, Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, PA
Stephanie Walters PhD Program, Analytical Chemistry, George Washington University, Washington, DC
 
1999                                                                                                                                                        
Jennifer Menther Forensic Scientist, Pennsylvania State Police Crime Laboratory
James Shissler DVM, University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School, Philadelphia, PA; Veterinary Practice
Jared Spidel PhD (2005) Immunology, Penn State University, Hershey, PA
Lisa Wenrich Laboratory Technician, American Red Cross National Testing Laboratory, CA
Jodi (Greenfield) Yorty

Assistant Professor, Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA
PhD (2004) Immunology, Penn State University, Hershey, PA

   
1998                                                                                                                                                            
Anh Do PhD Program, University of Wisconsin's McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research
Lisa Kostura Research Specialist, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
Kimberly McCabe Chemist, American Westech Laboratories, PA
Jen Negley Chemist, American Westech Laboratories, PA
David Stauffer Shank's Extract Company, Ephrata, PA
Lance Westerhoff General Manager QuantumBio, Inc, PA•
PhD, Computational Biochemistry, Penn State University, State College, PA
 
1997                                                                                                                                                           
Robert Bednarczyk Epidemiologist, Rollins School of Public Health, Alanta GA
PhD (2010) Epidemiology, University at Albany School of Public Health
Computer System Validation Consultant, CimQuest, Inc.
Ed Brignole Postdoctoral Research, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
PhD (2005) Biochemistry, Cellular & Molecular Biology, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD
David Cohen Postdoctoral Research, Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
PhD (2004) Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Tara (Fickert) Everett Chemist, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.; Allentown, PA
PhD Program, Polymer Chemistry and Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Jeff Raber Chief Chemist, A1 Intermediates, Inc.
PhD (2003) Bioorganic Chemistry, University of Southern California,
Meredyth Slingwine Chemist, Bayer Incorporated, PA
Melissa Vargo Postdoctoral Research, Pharmacology, Yale University
PhD (2003) Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
   
1996                                                                                                                                                           
Tatjana Cuic Chemist, Bayer Company, Germany
Arin Grim Chemist, Lancaster Laboratories, PA
Janell Heffner Postdoctoral Research, Texas A&M University, TX
PhD (2003) Chemical Biology, Penn State University, PA 
Dawn Helms DO Degree (2000) Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA
Paul Richardson Assistant Professor (2004), Biochemistry, Costal Carolina University, Conway, SC. 
PhD (2004) University of Alabama, Birmingham.