Graduate Students

CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS

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Pranita Atri

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Ph.D Student

2019-2020 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Student Rep

B.Tech-M.Tech dual degree from Jaypee University of Information Technology,H.P., India

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

Jahaun Azadmanesh

Jahaun Azadmanesh

Ph.D Student

B. S., Biotechnology, University of Nebraska Omaha

Lab of  Dr. Gloria Borgstahl; Eppley Institute

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Ishika Basu

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Ph.D Student

B.S., Asutosh College, University of Calcutta
M.S.  Ballygunge Science College, University of Calcutta

Lab of Dr. Paul Sorgen

 

Sreyashi Bhattacharya

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Ph.D Student

B.Sc., University of Calcutta
M.Sc., University of Calcutta

Lab of Dr. Datta

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Andrew Cannon

Ph.D./M.D. Student

B.S.,Nebraska Wesleyan University 

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Joseph Carmicheal

Ph.D/M.D. Student

B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

 

Rajashree Chakraborty

Ph.D. Student

 

Lab of Dr. Gendelman

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Neha Chaudhary

Ph.D Student

B.S. Biomedical Sciences from University of Delhi, New Delhi, India

M.S. Biotechnology from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Lab of Dr. Michel Ouellette

 

 

Caroline Christy

Masters Student

B.A. Biology Iowa State University

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Kanika Dhawan

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Ph.D Student

B.S. Biomedical Sciences from University of Delhi, New Delhi, India.

Masters 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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 Ph.D. Student

 

Nidhi Dwivedi

Masters Student

B.Tech.  Biotechnology Manipal Institue of Technology

Lab of Dr. Ming-Fong Lin

 

Nivetha Ebenezer

Ph.D. Student

B.S. University of Madras 2014

M.S. University of Madras

Lab of Dr. Wasim Nasser

Trey Farmer

Trey Farmer

Ph.D Student

B.A.- B.A. Double major in Biology and Chemistry. Concordia University- Seward, NE
Research Interest: Cell and Molecular Biology
Post-Graduation Plans: I would like to eventually go back to Concordia University and become a professor there.

Lab of Dr. Steve Caplan

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Koelina Ganguly

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Ph.D 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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Brandon Griess

Ph.D Student

B. S.,Biochemistry from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B. A.,Chemistry from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Research Interest: Tumor-stroma Interactions

Lab of Dr. Melissa Teoh-Fitzgerald

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Mansi Gulati

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Ph.D Student

Master of Science, Entomology May 2018

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK USA

Master of Sciences, Zoology 2012-2014

Panjab University, Chandigarh, Punjab, India

Lab of Dr. Maneesh Jain

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Yamnah Hafeji

Masters Student

B.S. Biotechnology Shree Ramkrishna Institute of Computer Education and Applied Sciences

Lab of Justin Mott; Ashley Morh

 

Sushanta Halder

Ph.D. Student

B.Pharm. University of Dhaka 2014

M.Sc. University of Dhaka 2016

Lab of Surinder Batra

 

Parsa Sanjana Haque

Ph.D. Student

 

 

Lab of R. Kate Hyde

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Ridwan Islam

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Ph.D Student

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

Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Lab of Dr. Kaustubh Datta

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Tyler Jones

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Ph.D Student

B.S., Creighton University

Lab of Dr. Steve Caplan

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Saswati Karmakar

Ph.D. Student

2017-2018 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Student Rep

B.T., Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Navneet Kaur

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Ph.D Student

B.S. Panjab University

Lab of Dr. Jennifer Black

 

Rachel Kehrberg

Ph.D Student

 

 

Andrew Kisling

Masters Student

B.S. Biochemistry University of Missouri - Columbia

 

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Sophia Kisling

Masters Student

B.S. Biochemistry University of Nebraska - Lincoln

 

Raju Lama Tamang

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Ph.D Student

B.Sc. Doon Paramedical College

Lab of Dr. Amar Singh

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Frank Leon

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Ph.D Student

B.S.,University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)

Lab of Dr. Moorthy Palanimuthu Ponnusamy

 

Xiaoqi (Kevin) Li

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Ph.D Student

 

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Eliezer Lichter

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Ph.D Student

B.S.,State University of New York at Binghamton aka Binghamton University

Lab of Dr. Kelly Stauch

 

Yi Luan

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Ph.D Student

B.S. China Agricultural University 2014

M.Sc Northwestern University 2016

Lab of Dr. So-Youn Kim

 

Josh McDowell

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Ph.D Student

B.S. China Agricultural University 2014

M.Sc Northwestern University 2016

Lab of Dr. Deegan

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Scott Mulder

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Ph.D Student

B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College

Lab of Dr. Pankaj Singh; Eppley Institute

 

Catherine Orzechowski

Ph.D. Student

Lab of Dr. Maneesh Jain

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Andrew Phillips

Ph.D Student - Eppley Institute Lab

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 2015 - BS in Chemistry

Lab of Dr. Justin Mott

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Sanchita Rauth

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Ph.D Student

B.S., Durgapur Colleges of commerce and science, Burdwan University

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Baiyan Ren

Ph.D Student

Bachelor’s degree 2016 China Pharmaceutical University

Lab of Dr. Anna Dunaevsky; Neurological Sciences

Irfana Saleem

Irfana Saleem

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
BS-MS

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

 

Bhuvaneshwari Seshadari

Ph.D. Student

 

Lab of Dr. Moorthy Palanimuthu Ponnusamy

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Shashank Shrishrimal

Ph.D Student

B. S.,  Biotechnology (Christ University, Bangalore, India)
M.S. Gene Therapy (University College London, London, UK)
Research Interest: Gene therapy, Epigenetics, Stem Cells
Post-Graduation plans: Continue in the field of cancer research either in academia, industry or start my own research institute.

Lab of Dr. Becky Deegan

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Luke Sieburg

Masters Student

B.A. University of Nebraska - Lincoln

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Matthieu Spriet

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Ph.D Student

B.S.,Creighton University

Lab of Dr. Justin Mott

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Chris Thompson

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Ph.D 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

 

Rachel Weber

Masters Student

B.A. University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Yuxiang Zhu

Yuxiang Zhu

Ph.D Student

San Yat Sen University
BA

Lab of Dr. Rebecca Deegan