Lab Members (Former)

Previous honors undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs

Michael DiCandia (BA)
Research Technician
Sep. 2016 – Aug. 2017
Current position: Doctoral Student, Emory University
Linkedin

Melvilí Cintrón (PhD)
PhD Student
Sep. 2010 – July 2017
Current position: Microbiologist, NJ Public Health and Environmental Laboratories
Linkedin

Julia Greendyk (MS)
MS student
Sep. 2015 – July 2017
Linkedin

Megan Chen (BA)
Genetics Honors Undergraduate
July 2014 – May 2017
Current position: Postbaccalaureate Researcher, National Cancer Institute (NCI) at NIH
Linkedin

Jillian Cortese (MS)
MS student
Sep. 2014 – Jan. 2017
Current position: Associate Scientist, Admera Health
Linkedin

Kimberly Cruz (PhD)
Postdoc
Dec. 2014 – Sep. 2016

Current position: Research Ecotoxicologist at FMC Corporation
Linkedin

Jason Schifano (PhD)
PhD student
Sep. 2007 – Aug. 2014
Current position: Medical Writer, Guidemark Health
 Linkedin

Jonathan Cruz (PhD)
PhD student
Sep. 2008 – Aug. 2014
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
 Linkedin

Arvind Konkimalla (BS)
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry Honors Undergraduate
July 2011 – May 2014
Current position: MD-PhD student, Duke University School of Medicine

Yandi Li (MS)
MS student
Sep. 2012 – May 2014
Current position: MS student in Biostatistics at Rutgers
Linkedin

Francesca Rothenbacher (PhD)
PhD student
Sep. 2006 – Nov. 2011
Current position: Associate Medical Director, Guidemark Health.
 Linkedin

Christopher Mozdzierz (PhD)
PhD student
Sep. 2005 – Aug. 2010
Current position: Manager, Next-Generation Sequencing at GENEWIZ, Inc.
 Linkedin

Lauren DeStefano (PhD)
PhD student
Sep. 2004 – Sep. 2009
Current position: Associate Director: Project Management and Senior Scientist II at Orthobond
 Linkedin

Jared Sharp (PhD)
PhD student
Sep. 2004 – Sep. 2009
Current position:  Senior Scientist, Affinivax
 Linkedin

Jennifer Hurley (PhD)
PhD student
Sep. 2004 – July 2009
Current position: Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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Rohini Roy (PhD)
PhD student
Dec. 2003 – May 2009
Current position: Assistant Professor, Cedarcrest College
 Linkedin

Lee Scozzare (MS)
MS student
Mar. 2004 – May 2006
Current position: Director of Account Management Services, Medicare Part D Operations at Express Scripts
 Linkedin

Tamanna Bhanot (MS)
MS student
Dec. 2007 – July 2008
Current position: Collegify (multinational educational consulting firm), New Delhi, India

Meredith Prysak (PhD)
PhD student
June 2001 – Aug. 2007
Current position: Senior Scientist, Orthobond Corporation
 Linkedin

Nick Bauman (MS)
MS student
Dec. 2004 – Aug. 2006
Current position: Scientist, Synthetic Genomics

Angela (Cook) Muñoz (MS)
MS student
Oct. 2004 – May 2006
Current position: Sr. Manager, Regulatory Affairs and Promotional Review at Novo Nordisk
 Linkedin

Xin Li (MS)
MS student
June 1997 – July 1998
Current position: Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb
 Linkedin