Program Alumni

Since beginning in 2013, the SSPB Program is proud of its growing alumni base, with former students pursuing careers in academia, industry, government, and beyond.

2021

Kathryn Brink, Ph.D. | Advisor: Tabor
Postdoctoral Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), Stanford University

Ilenne D. Del Valle Kessra, Ph.D. | Advisors: Masiello, Silberg
Postdoctoral Fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

2020

Dreycey Albin, M.S. | Advisor: Treangen
Ph.D. Student, Alistar Lab, University of Colorado Boulder

George L. Britton, Ph.D. | Advisors: Qutub/Warmflash
Medical Science Associate, Fresenius Medical Care North America

Sapna Chhabra, Ph.D. | Advisor: Warmflash
Postdoctoral Fellow, Aulehla Lab, European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Sungmin Lee, Ph.D. | Advisor: Ma
Scientist III - Bioinformatics, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Qian (Irene) Mei, Ph.D. | Advisor: Rosenberg
Data Scientist, Amazon

Yidan Pan, Ph.D. | Advisor: Bao
Postdoctoral Fellow, Merck

Xuemeng (Jinny) Zhang, Ph.D. | Advisor: Zhang
Research Scientist II, NuProbe, Inc.

David Zong, Ph.D. | Advisor: M. Bennett
Scientist, Novome Biotechnologies

2019

Joshua T. Atkinson, Ph.D. | Advisor: Silberg
Postdoctoral Fellow, El-Nagger Lab, University of Southern California

Felix Ekness, Ph.D. | Advisor: Tabor
Senior Scientist, Kingdom Supercultures

Brianna E. Jayanthi, Ph.D. | Advisor: Segatori
Mammalian Synthetic Biologist, Asimov

Sara Molinari, Ph.D. | Advisor: M. Bennett
Postdoctoral Fellow, C. Ajo-Franklin Lab, Rice University

Yan Yan, Ph.D. | Advisor: Zhang
Senior Scientist, NuProbe, Inc.

2018

Dongya Jia, Ph.D. | Advisor: Levine
Research Fellow, NIH/NCI

R. Tyler McLaughlin, Ph.D. | Advisor: Diehl
Senior Scientist, AbbVie Biopharmaceutical

Juexiao (Sherry) Wang, Ph.D. | Advisor: Zhang
Scientist II - Computational Biology, Myriad Genetics