Former CBI Trainees

PhDs

Years in CBI

Mentor

Current Position

Daniel Appella1993-1995GellmanFaculty Member
LBC Synthetic Bioactive Molecules Section
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bethesda, Maryland
Gary Aspnes1993-1995KiesslingPrincipal Scientist
Pfizer Global Research and Development
Providence, Rhode Island
Nicole Beauchene2009-2012KileyPostdoctoral Fellow
NIH
Bethesda, Maryland
Joseph Binder2004-2008RainesSenior Scientist
The Dow Chemical Company
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Travis Blum2012-2014YoonPostdoctoral Research Associate
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Tony Breitbach2009-2012BlackwellChemistry Laboratory Manager and Adjunct Chemistry Lecturer
Clarke University
Dubuque, Iowa
Maren Buck2006-2008LynnAssistant Professor of Chemistry
Smith College
Northampton, Massachusetts
Heather Carr1997-1999BurstynScientist
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, Texas
Yolande Chan2002-2005ThomasAdjunct Instructor
Edgewood College
Madison, Wisconsin
Melisa Cherney2001-2002BurstynAssistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Chris Ciolli2000-2003BelshawTechnology Manager - Product Integrity
The Lubrizol Corporation
Wickliffe, Ohio
Brain Clare2001-2002GellmanVice President of Technology & Innovation
HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc.
Portland, Oregon
Amy Elder1996-1999RichDirector of Chemistry
Galenea
Boston, Massachusetts
Emily English2002-2006GellmanSenior Scientist 
Johns Hopkins University
Applied Physics Laboratory
Laurel, Maryland
Whitney Erwin2001-2004LauhonPharmacist
Mallatt Homecare Pharmacy
Madison, Wisconsin
Joshua Fishman2012-2014KiesslingSenior Research Chemist
3M
St. Paul, Minnesota
Kathleen Garber 2004-2010KiesslingAssistant Professor, Chemistry
St. Norbert College
De Pere, Wisconsin
Michael Gelman1998-2001GellmannPhysician-Scientist
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, California
Nicholas George2005-2008KeckMolecular Microbiologist and Biochemist
Amelgo, LLC
Covington, Kentucky
 JP Gerdt2012-2014BlackwellPostdoctoral Research Fellow
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Kelly Gorres2003-2006RainesAssistant Professor
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Zhen Guo1995-1996SmithDepartment of Bioinformatics
Fujian Medical University
Fuzhou, China
Cara Jenkins1998-2000RainesAdministrative Program Specialist
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
Heather Johnson2001-2004ThorsonSenior Regulatory Outreach Specialist
H.B. Fuller
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Lisa Johnson2008-2012GellmanPostdoctoral Research Fellow
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Bradley Kelemen1993-1996RainesDirector
Genencor International
Palo Alto, California
Wendy Kelly1997-1998 LauhonAssociate Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia
Alan Kennan1994-1996WhitlockAssociate Professor of Chemistry
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
Erin Kolonko2002-2005KiesslingAssistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Siena College
Loundonville, New York
John Kremer1997-1999R. MurphyCardiac Safety Scientist
Covance 
Madison, Wisconsin
Bill Lambert1998-2000BurkeProject Leader at Dow AgroSceinces
Indianapolis, Indiana
Rebecca Lennen2007-2010PflegerResearch Scientist
Novo Nordisk Foundation for Biosustainability
Technical University of Denmark
Horsholm, Denmark
Chris Lietz2012-2013LiPostdoctoral Scholar-Fellow
Skaggs School of Pharmacy
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California
Ethan Lippman2006-2008ShustaAssistant Professor
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
Christopher Marvin2005-2007BurkeSenior Scientist II
Abbvie
North Chicago, Illinois
Jared Mays2005-2007RajskiAssociate Professor of Bio- and Medicinal Chemistry
Augustana College
Sioux Falls, SD
Sonya McKay1996-1998GellmanAssociate Professor of Chemistry
Denison University
Granville, Ohio
Paola Mera2005-2007EscalanteAssistant Professor
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico
David Michaelis2006-2009YoonAssistant Professor of Chemistry
Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah
Reagan Miller2002-2005LeeResearch Scientist II
Baxter Healthcare
Deerfield, Illinois
Kathleen Mortell1994-1995KiesslingAssociate Project Manager
Abbvie, Inc.
North Chicago, Illinois
Samira Musah2011-2013KiesslingPostdoctoral Fellow
Harvard Medical School and Wyss Institute
Boston, Massachusetts
Kimberly Naber2003-2006LiLecturer
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Whitewater, Wisconsin
Christopher O'Donnell1994-1996BurkeSenior Director
Pfizer
New London/Norwich, Connecticut
Amy Odegard1999-2000NibertAssistant Provessor
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, Washington
Samuel Oliver2007-2010DenuTechnical Support Specialist
BioTek Instruments, Inc.
Burlington, Vermont
Kimberly Peterson Kaufman2004-2007GellmanDirector of Alliance Management
Invenra
Madison, Wisconsin
Joshua Price2003-2006GellmanAssistant Professor
Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah
Jose A. Restituyo2002-2005RajskiSenior Global Sourcing Manager
Abbvie
North Chicago, Illinois
Christopher Rose2013-2014CoonPostdoctoral Fellow
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Brad Ryland2009-2012StahlResearch Chemist
AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry
Brewster, New York
William Sanders1993-1996KiesslingSenior Scientist
SAFC Pharma
Madison, Wisconsin
Michael Santiago2003-2006BurstynResearch Chemist
USDA Agricultural Research Service
New Orleans, Louisiana
Julia Schwartzman2013-2014RubyPostdoctoral Research Associate
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Rachael Sheridan2006-2008
2009-2010
KiesslingAssociate Instrument Specialist
University of Wisconsin
Carbone Cancer Center
Madison, Wisconsin
Matthew Shoulders2004-2008RainesAssistant Professor of Chemistry
MIT
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Steven Singer1998-2000CaseyResearch Scientist
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Joint Bioenergy Institute
Berkeley, California
Michael Solomon1993-1999RichChief Operating Officer
Ember Therapeutics
Watertown, Massachusetts
Chris Sprague2001-2004ElfarraSenior Quality Program Manager
Abbott Laboratories
Abbott Park, Illinois
Suzanne Stokes1994-1997RichHead of Competitive Intelligence, Infection iMed
AstraZeneca, Research and Development Boston
Infection Innovation Medicines Unit
Waltham, Massachusetts
David Thiriot 1996-199RuohoPharmaceutical Research and Development
Merck
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Eric Voight2000-2002BurkePrincipal Research Scientist
AbbVie Inc.
North Chicago, Illinois
Rex Watkins2009-2010RainesLegal Associate
Stoel Rives, LLP
Salt Lake City, Utah
Olivia Watkins2008-2010BrunoldSenior Chemist
Dow Chemical
Pearland, Texas
Kenneth Woycechowski 1995-1997RainesAssistant Professor of Biological Chemistry
University of Utah 
Salt Lake City, Utah
Laura Wysocki2007-2008BurkeAssistant Professor of Chemistry
Wabash College
Crawsford, Indiana