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2018 Graduates

Kristine Arvola, MS
MS Advisor: Dr. Sarah Bondos
Ramesh Gunaratna, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher- Dr. Yibin Kang’s lab
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
PhD Advisor: Dr. Robin Fuchs-Young

2017 Graduates

Jade M. Benjamin, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Lieber Institute for Brain Development
Baltimore, Maryland
PhD Advisor: Dr. Scott Dindot
Courtney M. Caster, MS
Researcher-Dr. Paul Hardin Lab
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
MS Advisor: Dr. Paul Hardin
Kelly A. Churion, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
PhD Advisor: Dr. Sarah Bondos
Camille L. Duran, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher-Dr. Condeelis’ Lab
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York
PhD Advisor: Dr. Kayla Bayless
Michelle M. Gorman, MS
QA Microbiology Technician
Sage Products
Byron, Michigan
MS Advisor: Dr. Deborah Threadgill
Josie L. Hilley, PhD
PhD Advisor: Dr. John Mullet
Meghan N. Kinder, MS
Biology Professor
Blinn College
Bryan, Texas
MS Advisor: Dr. Deborah Threadgill
Matthew Littlejohn, MS
Data Scientist
Accenture
Austin, Texas
MS Advisor: Dr. Alan Pepper
Ashley J. Mattison, PhD
Adjunct Professor
University of Central Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
PhD Advisor: Dr. John Mullet
Ryan F. McCormick, PhD
Research Scientist
DuPont Pioneer
Johnston, Iowa
PhD Advisor: Dr. John Mullet
Hilary A. Scott, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
PhD Advisor: Dr. Vlad Panin
Reed M. Stubbendieck, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate-Dr. Currie Lab
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
PhD Advisor: Dr. Paul Straight
Sandra K. Truong, PhD
Research Scientist
DuPont Pioneer
Johnston, Iowa
PhD Advisor: Dr. John Mullet
Nancy J. Wahl, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher- Dr. Johnson & Dr. Thomson Labs
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
PhD Advisor: Dr. Seth Murray
Cassandra D. Wilson, MS
Territory Manager- Vaccines Division
Pfizer
Dallas, TX
MS Advisor: Dr. Jim Hu
Ahmet E. Yavuz, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher-Dr. Wang Lab
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
PhD Advisor: Dr. Hubert Amrein

2016 Graduates

Stephen Z. Caster, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher-Dr. Rosbash Lab
Brandeis University
Waltham, Massachusetts
PhD Advisor: Dr. Deborah Bell-Pedersen
Erika D. Downey-Slinker, PhD
Research Scientist Clinical Trials
Elanco Animal Health
Larchwood, Iowa
PhD Advisors: Dr. Loren Skow & Dr. Andy Herring
Victor C. Mason, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Bern University 
Bern, Switzerland
PhD Advisor: Dr. William Murphy

2015 Graduates

Catherine M. Bush, PhD
PhD Advisor: Dr. James Womack
Lauren K. Dobson, PhD
Laboratory Manager/Post Doc Research Associate
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
PhD Advisor: Dr. James Derr
Daniel L. Genung, MS
Database Manager
NC State Tree Improvement Program
Raleigh, North Carolina
MS Advisor: Dr. Craig Coates
Chelsea L. Grams, MS
Adjunct Professor
Park University
El Paso, Texas
MS Advisor: Dr. Clint Allred
Yvette A. Halley-Schultz, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
WVU Research Corporation
Morgantown, West Virginia
PhD Advisor: Dr. Christopher Seabury
Hao Ching Hsiao, PhD
Research Scientist, Personalized Medicine From a Liquid Biopsy
Biocept, Inc
San Diego, California
PhD Advisor: Dr. Sarah Bondos
Amanda M. Hulse, PhD.
Computational Biologist  & Assistant Professor
USDA-ARS
North Carolina State University
Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.
PhD Advisor: Dr. David Stelly
Rachel A. Jordan, PhD
Research Scientist
Lynntech
College Station, Texas
PhD Advisor: Dr. Mary Bryk
Carla J. Logan-Young, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, New Mexico
PhD Advisor: Dr. John Z. Yu
Cole M. McQueen, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
PhD Advisor: Dr. Noah Cohen
Robbie D. Schultz, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, Texas
PhD Advisor: Dr. Tina Gumienny
Kylee J. Veazey, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
PhD Advisor: Dr. Michael Golding

2014 Graduates

Shabnam Eslafam, MS
Dentistry
Midwestern University, Illinois
MS Advisor: Dr. Jim Hu

2013 Graduates

Jaime L. Brannan, PhD
Research Assistant
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
PhD Advisor: Dr. Patricia Holman
Robert C. Britt, MS
Account manager
Barker Hughes
Port Arthur, Texas
MS Advisor: Dr. Marty Dickman
Vikram E. Chhatre, PhD
Southern Institute of Forest Genetics
College Station, Texas
PhD Advisors: Dr. Konstantin Krutovsky & Dr. Thomas Bryam
Brian W. Davis, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Bioinformatic and Comparative Genomicist
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
PhD Advisor: Dr. William Murphy
Ryan N. Doan, PhD
Genetics Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Harvard Medical School in Dr. Christopher Walsh’s Lab
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
PhD Advisor: Dr. Scott Dindot
Kory C. Douglas, PhD
Post Approval Monitor for Human Subjects Protection Program
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
PhD Advisor: Dr. Paul Samollow
Charles S. Goldsmith, PhD
Life Sciences Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG)
Austin, Texas
PhD Advisor: Dr. Deborah Bell-Pedersen
Michael Johanson, MS
Therapeutics Manufacturing Instructor
Blinn College
Bryan, Texas
MS Advisor: Dr. Craig Coates
Juanita McLachlan, PhD
Research Associate
Texas A&M Health Science Center
College Station, Texas
PhD Advisor: Dr. Herman Scholthof
Lauren E. Ritchie, PhD
Regional Product Expert
L-Nutra
PhD Advisor: Dr. Nancy Turner
Eric R. Strickland, PhD
Engineer & Higher Education Professional
EPICS Corporation
Bryan, Texas
Dr. Rajesh Miranda & Dr. Thomas Bryam
John A. Valenta, MS
Senior Clinical Research Financial Analyst
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, Texas
MS Advisor: Dr. Raquel Sitcheran
Robert N. Vaughn, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
PhD Advisor: Dr. Penny Riggs