Important News About Some of our Lab’s Recent Alumni!
Kate Kostenkova successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation and is now a Postdoctoral research associate at Prof. Aldrich’s lab at the University of Minnesota. Congratulations Kate and best of luck! – June 2023
Zeyad Arhouma successfully defnded his Ph.D. dissertation! Congratulations Zeyad and good luck! – May 2023
Sarah Sanders has successfully defended her M.S. thesis and is now a Chemist at Forte Analytical LLC in Fort Collins. Best of luck, Sarah! – May 2022
And she’s off! Dr. Kaitlin Doucette has left us for her postdoc position at UC- San Francisco! – January 2021
Dr. Kelly Hassell (co-advised with Prof. Mark A. Brown) graduated spring 2020. Good luck, Kelly! -May 2020
Dr. Cheryle Beuning was awarded a prestigious NRC research fellowship and a postdoc position at NIST. Good luck, Cheryle! – January 2020
Dr. Jim Carsella is now a professor at CSU Pueblo! Best of luck, Jim!
Dr. Jordan Koehn is now a post doc for the Weeks lab at UNC- Chapel Hill. We’ll miss you, Jordan! – May 2019
Dr. Ben Peters has left us for a post doc position in the Krusemark lab at Purdue University. Best of luck, Ben! – November 2018
Estela graduated this spring with a Master’s in Inorganic Chemistry. Good luck Estela! – May 2017
Estela is now employed by Homeland Security in Seattle.
Irma Sánchez Lombardo , Post-doctoral researcher in the group and Fulbright Scholar is leaving to take a position at the Universidad Juarez Autonoma de Tabasco, Mexico beginning Spring 2016. We wish you the best of luck Irma!
Kellie Woll, (right) is now in graduate school at the Department of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and has received a National Science Foundation four year fellowship!
Jason Smee (not pictured) is now on the faculty at University of Texas, Tyler – received one of the University of Texas Systems 2013 Regents Outstanding Teaching Award!
|Kate Kostenkova||Ph.D. Chemistry (2023)||Postdoctoral Research Associate at Professor Aldrich’s Lab (University of Minnesota)|
|Heidi Murakami||Ph.D. Chemistry (2023)|
|Maggi Braasch-Turi||Ph.D. Chemistry (2023||Assistant Professor at Fort Hays State University (Fort Hays, Kansas)|
|Josef Grundy||M.S. Chemistry (2022)||Brewing Scientist at Weldwerks Brewing|
|Nathan Gasparovic||M. S. Chemistry (2022)||Quality Control Technician at LightDeck Diagnostics (Boulder, CO)|
|Sarah Sanders||M. S. Chemistry (2022)||Research Associate and Lab Manager at Colorado State University|
|Cameron Van Cleave||Ph. D. Chemistry (2021)||Postdoctoral fellow in the Bianchi lab at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Institutes of Medicine|
|Sam Zhang||M. S. Chemistry (2021)||Industrial position in China|
|Gaia Bublitz||M. S. Biochemistry (2021)||Ph. D. student in Biochemistry at the University of Colorado – Boulder|
|Kelly Hassell||Ph. D. Cell and Molecular Biology (2021)||Formulations CMC Post-Doc/Early-Stage Development Consultant at Indivior|
|Kaitlin Doucette||Ph. D. Cell and Molecular Biology (2020)||Scientist at Brightseed (San Francisco, CA)|
|Cheryle Beuning||Ph. D. Chemistry (2020)||Postdoctoral fellow at NIST (Boulder, CO) and the NRC postdoctoral fellowship recipient|
|Jordan Koehn||Ph. D. Chemistry (2019)||ITCMS postdoctoral fellow at University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill|
|James Carsella||Ph. D. Chemistry (2018)||Professor at Colorado State University (Pueblo)|
|Ben Peters||Ph. D. Chemistry (2018)||DNA Encoded Scientist at Nurix Therapeutics|
|Estela Magallanes||M. S. Chemistry (2017)||The U. S. Department of Homeland Security in San Francisco, CA|