Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Alumni
Biochemistry & molecular biology graduates pursue careers in medicine, life science research, pharmaceutical sciences, bioanalytical chemistry, and microbiology, among other interesting career choices. Others are pursuing graduate degrees.
Zachary Balodis: Pharm D Program; Thomas Jefferson University
Erica Coles-Dietrick: Master of Biomedical Sciences program; Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Evan Crawford: High school teacher; Lebanon High School (Fall’21)
Evan Danielewicz: Raw materials scientist; Eurofins
James Garraway: Analytical Technician; EMD Electronics, Tamaqua, PA
Jessica Heister: Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University; 4-year scholarship through the U.S. Navy through the Health Services Collegiate Program (HSCP)
Christian Lantz: NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Ph.D. program
Elizabeth Lyter: Salus Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Elkins Park, Pa.
Emily Mackey: Assistant Scientist; PPD, Richmond, VA
Tatyana Opalko: Associate Scientist; Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Kyle Patrick: Ph.D. Program, Penn State College of Medicine, Biomedical Sciences
Brandon Roy: Ph.D. Program, Cornell University, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Julia Weber: Ph.D. Program, Penn State College of Medicine, Biomedical Sciences
Joshua S. Abbott: Quality Control Lab Technician, Polytek Development Corp,
Kevin J. Beaver: Ph.D. Program, Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Adam R. Bennett: Pharm D. Program, Chemistry, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Md.
Alexa E. Bowman: Scientist I, Eurofins, Lancaster Laboratories,
Kylie M. Dunham: Vet School (DVM Program), University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, Tenn.
Madison E. Martin: Ph.D. Program, Biomedical Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pa.
Abigail (Abbey) Samuelsen: Lab Technician, Department of Anesthesiology, Penn State College of Medicine
Rachel E. Switzer: Analyst in the Food Chemistry Department, EMSL Analytical, Cinnaminson N.J.
Robert F. Tesoriero: Ph.D. Program, Systems, Synthetic and Physical Biology, Rice University, Houston, Texas.
Andrew Brown: M.S. ’20 Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware Staff Scientist, QPS Holdings, 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.
Megan Kimmel: DPM ’21, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York City
John McHale Jr.: Biotechnician, Merck
McCauley Meyer: Ph.D. Program, Biochemistry, Penn State University, University Park
Austin Minnich: Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa.
Debra Nye Gauker: Pharmacist, CVS Pharmacy, PharmD ’20, 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.
Kelsey Dissinger: Quality Assurance Specialist, Microbac Laboratories, Cortland, N.Y.
Amy Evans: M.S. ’18, Forensic Science; Forensic Scientists Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory at Dover Air Force Base
Austin Hornberger: Water Treatment Specialist, Chem-Aqua, Monmouth Junction, N.J.
Cody Lloyd: Ph.D. Program, Biochemistry, Penn State University
Tim Monko: Ph.D. Program in Biology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.
William Sausser: Forensic Scientist, Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Forensic Services
Victoria Seader: Associate Scientist, Eurofins Laboratories, Lancaster, Pa.
Sonam Sherpa: DO ’19, Resident in family medicine, WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon, Pa.
Andy Thurby: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM), Blacksburg, Va.
Nate Bell: Analyst, Eurofins, Lancaster Laboratories, Lancaster, PA
Amelia Capuano: Laboratory Analyst, Chemical Solutions Ltd, Harrisburg, Pa.
Benjamin Hoerner: lab technician, vivoPharm LLC, Hummelstown, Pa.
Bradley Krisanits: M.S.’17, Ph.D. Program, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina
Laura Misiewicz: Pharm.D. ’19, pharmacist, CVS Pharmacy
Alyssa Shultz: Scientist, Glaxo SmithKline, Marietta, PA
Andrew Stoltzfus: Ph.D. program, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Md.
Rebecca Wise: Ph.D. Program, University of Delaware, Newark, Del.
Shirley Guzman-Caballero: (Vaccine Drug Development) VDPD Scientist 2, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories PSS, West Point, Pa.
Nicol Hessong: RN ’16, University of Rochester School of Nursing, Pediatric ICU Nurse, Golisano Children’s Hospital, Rochester, N.Y.
Aaron Rarick: Laboratory Technician, Silliker – Merieux NutriSciences, Allentown, PA
Kelsey Robinson: DO’18 PCOM, Resident OBGYN, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Wa.
Heather Tran: Associate Scientist, Eurofins – Lancaster Laboratories, Lancaster, PA
Christina Belousov: DDS ’20 New York University College of Dentistry, Captain, U.S. Army, Fort Hood, Texas
Jared Cicero DPM ’17: Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Pa.
Katalyn Funk: Analytical Chemist at Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate; Lititz, Pa.
Allison Gerber: M.S. Program in Animal Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C.; Ph.D. ’21, BCMB, University of Maryland, Baltimore
Nathan Hepler: Postdoctoral Scholar, Penn State University Department of Biology, Cosgrove Lab, Ph.D. ’19, Plant Biology, Penn State University
Seth Polydore: Ph.D. ’18, Genetics, Penn State University, Postdoc, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, Data Science Facility
Halley Washburn: Ph.D. Program, Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Thomas Jefferson University
Colleen Delaney Lewis: Ph.D., Research Assistant, Rutgers University
Lindsey McMahon: MSN ’18 University of Maryland, Baltimore, ICU Nurse, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Susan Menges Hurley: M.S. ’16 The Pennsylvania State University, Quality Assurance Specialist-HACCP, Nestle Purina, Mechanicsburg, PA
Lindsey Wenger: PharmD ’16, Pharmacist, Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, Pa.
Dr. Stephanie Bratton: D.O. ’16, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, pediatrician, Shoptalk Community Health, Dorchester, Md.
Dr. Patricia Cunfer-Young: Ph.D. ’16, Associate Scientist, Emergent Biosolutions, Gaithersburg, Md.
Allyssa Staboleski: Manager, clinical operations-molecular diagnostics, Health Network Laboratories
Brian Stefaniak: AV Technician, Shumaker Plan Design Transform, Lancaster, PA
Gary Lam ’09: Ph.D., Cellular Molecular Development Biology, Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Johanna Scarino Lemons ’06: Molecular biologist in the Diet and Gut Microbiome Group, USDA; Ph.D., Princeton University
Dr. Kenneth Potter ’09: M.D., anesthesia/critical care attending physician at VCU Medical Center, Richmond, Va.
Jeffrey Raber ’97: CEO/CVO The Werc Shop, President KinetiChem, Ph.D. ’02, Chemistry, University of Southern California