Graduate Success

Biochemistry & molecular biology graduates pursue careers in medicine, life science research, pharmaceutical sciences, bioanalytical chemistry, and microbiology, among other interesting career choices.

Recent graduates are working as analysts, lab technicians, associate scientists, emergency medical technicians, analytical chemists, biology lab technicians, and quality control bacteriologists. Others are pursuing graduate degrees at the Medical University of South Carolina, University of Virginia, University of Delaware, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Rutgers University, North Carolina State University, Penn State University, Thomas Jefferson University, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, University of Maryland, and National Institutes of Health, among others.  

Kyra Valent's experiences at LVC prepared her for a career in medicine

Medical Fellowship in Spain Helps Kyra Valent Confirm Career Path

Kyra Valent '17 shadowed doctors and observed surgery during a three-week fellowship with The Atlantis Project in Spain, confirming her desire to pursue a career in medicine.

Dr. Sophia Lunt, an LVC graduate, is now a professor at Michigan State University

Alumna Dr. Sophia Lunt Receives Grant for Transformative Cancer Research

Lebanon Valley College alumna Dr. Sophia Lunt received the AACR-Incyte NextGen Grant for Transformative Cancer Research in recognition of her work with pancreatic cancer.

Where Our Alumni Are:

2018 Alumni

Andrew Brown: Ph.D. Program, Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Del. 

Emily Gilbert: Doctor of Pharmacology Program, Jefferson College of Pharmacy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Nicole Lloyd: Associate Scientist, Eurofins, Lancaster Labs

Tyler Malachowski: Associate Scientist, Eurofins, Lancaster Labs

Ciara Marshall: M.D. Program, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pa. 

Julia Rutherford: Ph.D. Program, Biochemistry, University of Maryland, College Park, Md. 

2017 Alumni

Megan Kimmel: New York College of Podiatry, New York City

John McHale: Associate Scientist, Eurofins, Lancaster Labs

McCauley Meyer: Ph.D. Program, Biochemistry, Penn State University, University Park

Austin Minnich: Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Debra Nye: Doctor of Pharmacy Program, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lake Erie, Pa.

Jasmine Olvany: Fulbright Finalist, Budapest, Hungary, then Case Western Reserve University Ph.D. program, Cleveland, Ohio

Corey Sell: Medical School, Pennsylvania State University

Jonathan Snyder: Ph.D. Program, Pharmacology & Physiology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Viktoria Van Nederveen: Ph.D. Program, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md. 

Kyra Valent: Doctor of Osteopathy Program, Pennsylvania College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa. 

2016 Alumni

Kelsey Dissinger: Laboratory Technician, Microbac Laboratories, Harrisburg, Pa.

Amy Evans: Master's Program in Forensics, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pa.

Austin Hornberger: Water Treatment Specialist, Chem-Aqua, Monmouth Junction, N.J.

Cody Lloyd: Master Distiller, Hidden Still Spirits, Lebanon, Pa.

Tim Monko: Ph.D. Program in Biology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

Victoria Seader: Associate Scientist, Eurofins Laboratories, Lancaster, Pa.

Sonam Sherpa: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Andy Thurby: Graduate Certificate Pre-Medical Program, Graduate Certificate Pre-Medical Program, Blacksburg , Va.

2015 Alumni

Nate Bell: Analyst, Eurofins - Lancaster Laboratories, Lancaster, PA

Jinesh Gandhi: Lab Technician, Warrel Corporation, Camp Hill, PA

Benjamin Hoerner: Analyst, Eurofins, Lancaster Laboratories, Lancaster, PA

Bradley Krisanits: MS Program in Medical Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina

Laura Misiewicz: Pharm. D. Program, Wilkes University, Wilkes Barre, PA

Alyssa Shultz: Scientist, Glaxo SmithKline, Marietta, PA

Andrew Stoltzfus: Analyst, Eurofins - Lancaster Laboratories, Lancaster, PA

Rebecca Wise: Ph.D. Program, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

2014 Alumni

Nic Hessong: Emergency Medical Technician, Northwest EMS, Elizabethtown, PA

Aaron Rarick: Laboratory Technician, Silliker - Merieux NutriSciences, Allentown, PA

Kelsey Robinson: Medical School, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Heather Tran: Associate Scientist, Eurofins - Lancaster Laboratories, Lancaster, PA

2013 Alumni

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: Graduate Student, Plant Biology, Penn State University, State College, PA & 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 Alumni

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, University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA

2011 Alumni

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