Graduate Students

CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS

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Luke Allen

PhD Student

BS, Biochemistry, Gonzaga University 2016

MS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UNMC 2019

Lab of Dr. Karoly Mirnics

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Pranita Atri

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PhD Student

2019-2020 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Student Rep

BTech-MTech dual degree from Jaypee University of Information Technology,H.P., India

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

Jahaun Azadmanesh

Jahaun Azadmanesh

PhD Student

BS, Biotechnology, University of Nebraska Omaha

Lab of  Dr. Gloria Borgstahl; Eppley Institute

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Ishika Basu

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PhD Student

BS, Asutosh College, University of Calcutta
MS, Ballygunge Science College, University of Calcutta

Lab of Dr. Paul Sorgen

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Sreyashi Bhattacharya

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PhD Student

BSc, University of Calcutta
Integrated MSc, University of Calcutta

Lab of Dr. Datta

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Sanika Bodas

PhD Student

 

Lab of Dr. Datta

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Katherine Brake

PhD Student

Lab of Dr. Jered Garrison 

 

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Rajashree Chakraborty

PhD Student

 

Lab of Dr. Gendelman

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Neha Chaudhary

PhD Student

BS Biomedical Sciences from University of Delhi, New Delhi, India

MS Biotechnology from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Lab of Dr. Michel Ouellette

 

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Kanika Dhawan

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PhD Student

BS Biomedical Sciences from University of Delhi, New Delhi, India.

MS Biotechnology All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Lab of Dr. Steve Caplan

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Arjun Dhir

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PhD Student

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Nidhi Dwivedi

PhD Student

BTech  Biotechnology Manipal Institue of Technology

Lab of Dr. Maneesh Jain

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Nivetha Ebenezer

PhD Student

BS University of Madras 2014

MS University of Madras

Lab of Dr. Wasim Nasser

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Mahek Fatima

PhD Student

University of Delhi

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Devin Frisby

Masters Student

Lab of Dr. Moorthy Ponnusamy

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Koelina Ganguly

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PhD Student

BS in Microbiology from St. Xaviers’s College, Kolkata,  India

MS in Biotechnology from University of Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Mansi Gulati

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PhD Student

MSci, Entomology May 2018

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK USA

MSci, Zoology 2012-2014

Panjab University, Chandigarh, Punjab, India

Lab of Dr. Maneesh Jain

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Yamnah Hafeji

Masters Student

BS Biotechnology Shree Ramkrishna Institute of Computer Education and Applied Sciences

Lab of Dr. Justin Mott; Dr. Ashley Mohr

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Sushanta Halder

PhD Student

BPharm University of Dhaka 2014

MSc University of Dhaka 2016

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Farhana Islam

PhD Student

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Ridwan Islam

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PhD Student

BPharm (Honors) in Pharmaceutical Science, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

MPharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Lab of Dr. Kaustubh Datta

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Tyler Jones

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PhD Student

BS, Creighton University

Lab of Dr. Steve Caplan

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Navneet Kaur

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PhD Student

BS Panjab University

Lab of Dr. Jennifer Black

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Rachel Kehrberg

PhD Student

BS, in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, Buena Vista University

Lab of Dr. Melissa Teoh-Fitzgerald

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MD Arafat Khan

PhD Student

BRAC University, Bangladesh

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Andrew Kisling

Masters Student

BS Biochemistry University of Missouri - Columbia

Lab of Dr. Sushil Kumar

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Sophia Kisling

PhD Student

BS Biochemistry University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lab of Dr. Sukhwinder Kaur

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Kori Klingelsmith

Masters Student

Lab of Dr. Karoly Mirnics

 

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Calvin Lam

MD-PhD Student

Undergraduate: University of California - San Diego

Lab of Dr. Kate Hyde

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Raju Lama Tamang

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PhD Student

BSc, Doon Paramedical College

Lab of Dr. Amar Singh

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Frank Leon

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PhD Student

BS, University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)

Lab of Dr. Moorthy Palanimuthu Ponnusamy

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Xiaoqi (Kevin) Li

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PhD Student

MS, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,

BS, Jilin University 

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Eliezer Lichter

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PhD Student

BS, State University of New York at Binghamton aka Binghamton University

Lab of Dr. Kelly Stauch

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Yi Luan

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PhD Student

BS, China Agricultural University 2016

MSc, Northwestern University 2018

Lab of Dr. So-Youn Kim

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Amanda Macke

PhD Student

B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney

Lab of Dr. Armen Petrosyan

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Josh McDowell

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PhD Student

BS China Agricultural University 2014

MSc Northwestern University 2016

Lab of Dr. Deegan

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Peter Middleton

Masters Student

Lab of Dr. Kishore Challagundla

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Mary Morris

Masters Student

Lab of Dr. Armen Petrosyan

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Scott Mulder

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PhD Student

B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College

Lab of Dr. Pankaj Singh; Eppley Institute

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Thao Nhi Radik

Masters Student

Lab of Dr. Ming-Fong Lin

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Ayoola Ogunleye

PhD Student

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

 

 

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Andrew Oleksijew

MD-PhD Student

Undergraduate: Loyola University

Lab of Dr. Justin Mott

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Andrew Pham

PhD Student

Lab of Dr. Gloria Borgstahl

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Andrew Phillips

PhD Student - Eppley Institute Lab

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 2015 - BS in Chemistry

Lab of Dr. Justin Mott

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Mark Primeaux

PhD Student

Trident Technical College

Lab of Dr. Punita Dhawan

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Pratima Raut

PhD Student

BS, Biochemistry, University of Northern Iowa, 2020

BA, Biology, University of Northern Iowa, 2020

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Sanchita Rauth

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PhD Student

BS, Durgapur Colleges of commerce and science, Burdwan University

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Baiyan Ren

PhD Student

Bachelor’s degree 2016 China Pharmaceutical University

Lab of Dr. Anna Dunaevsky; Neurological Sciences

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Nashanthea Roland

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PhD Student

BS, Point University

Lab of Dr. Kelly Stauch

Irfana Saleem

Irfana Saleem

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
BS-MS

Lab of Dr. Vimla Band; Genetics Cell Biology & Anatomy

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Bhuvaneshwari Seshadari

PhD Student

BS,Major in Biology and Minor in Chemistry, Bellevue University, Bellevue, NE.

Lab of Dr. Moorthy Palanimuthu Ponnusamy

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Kasturi Siddhanta

PhD Student

BSc(Hons) Zoology- University of Delhi, India

MSc Genomics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu, India

Lab of Dr. Pankaj Singh

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Lucas Sieburg

Masters Student

Lab of Dr. Laurey Steinke

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Tejiri Smith Oghene

Masters Student

Lab of Dr. Becky Deegan

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Matthieu Spriet

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PhD Student

BS, Creighton University

Lab of Dr. Justin Mott

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Chris Thompson

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PhD Student

MSc Biomedical Science, 2016, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

BSc Biology, 2011, Georgia Southern University

BA Modern Foreign Language: Spanish, 2011, Georgia Southern University

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

Yuxiang Zhu

Yuxiang Zhu

PhD Student

San Yat Sen University
BA

Lab of Dr. Rebecca Deegan