Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences

Student Profiles


2017

Kishore Anekalla

Undergrad: Osmania University, Pharmacy
Graduate: U. Texas El Paso, Bioinformatics
Adviser: Winter / Ridge

Miranda Becker

Undergrad: University Of Texas, Biology
Adviser: Hope

April Bell

Undergrad: University Of Chicago, Biological Sciences
Adviser: Wainwright

Young Rock Chung

Undergrad: Suny Center Stony Brook , Biochemistry
Graduate: New York University, Biology
Adviser: Penaloza

Brandi Cobe

Undergrad: University Of Wisconsin-Parkside, Molecular Biology
Adviser: Cianciotto

Garrett Eickelberg

Undergrad: Willamette University, Chemistry
Adviser: Luo, Y.

Julie Fischer

Undergrad: University Of Wisconsin-Madison, Genetics and Life Sciences
Adviser: McNally

Garth Fisher

Undergrad: UC-Berkeley, Microbial Biology
Adviser: Prindle

Hannah Happ

Undergrad: Carleton College, Biology
Adviser: Carvill

Austin Holmes

Undergrad: Wittenberg University, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Graduate: Loyola University Of Chicago, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Adviser: Chakravarti

Kennen Hutchison

Undergrad: Western Illinois University, Microbiology
Adviser: Smith

Michael Kahl

Undergrad: College Of Wooster, Neuroscience/Biochemistry
Adviser: Ma

Corey Kennelly

Undergrad: University Of Michigan-Flint, Molecular Biology
Adviser: Prindle

Sakshi Khurana

Undergrad: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Biology and Biotechnology
Graduate: Johns Hopkins University, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Adviser: Foltz

Connor Lantz

Undergrad: Northwestern University, Chemistry and Biology
Adviser: Thorp

Sizhe Liu

Undergrad: Johns Hopkins University, Molecular and Cellular biology
Adviser: Wu, Jennifer

Alberto Lopez

Undergrad: University Of California-Irvine, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Adviser: Cianciotto

Akanksha Mahajan

Undergrad: Bharati Vidyapeeths College, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Graduate: Georgetown University, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Adviser: Stegh

Nikita Mani

Undergrad: University Of Maryland College Park, Physiology and Neurobiology
Adviser: Fang

Valentina Medvedeva

Undergrad: Rossijskij Gosudarstvennyj Medicinskij, Biochemistry
Adviser: Kalb

Khyati Meghani

Undergrad: Dr. D.Y. Patil University, Biotechnology
Graduate: Northwestern University, Biotechnology
Adviser: Nztiachristos

Alina Murphy

Undergrad: Ohio State University, Molecular Genetics
Adviser: Kim, J.

Elan Ness-Cohn

Undergrad: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Biology
Adviser: Braun

Nicole Palacio

Undergrad: University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, Biology
Adviser: Penaloza

Maria Pereira Luppi

Undergrad: Universidad de Buenos Aires, Biochemistry
Graduate: San Francisco State University, Biomedical Science
Adviser: Awatramani

Craig Rathwell

Undergrad: University Of Illinois At Chicago, Biology
Adviser: Rotating

Emma Schuster

Undergrad: University Of Illinois At Urbana, Biochemistry
Adviser: Liu, H.

Carly Weddle

Undergrad: Elon University, Biochemistry
Adviser: Burridge

Yaqi Zhang

Undergrad: Peking University, Pharmacy
Graduate: Northwestern University, Biotechnology
Adviser: Matei

Bin Zheng

Undergrad: China Pharmaceutical University, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Graduate: Northwestern University, Biotechnology
Adviser: Shilatifard

2016

Jihae Ahn

Undergrad: Suny Center Stony Brook, Biochemistry
Adviser: Zhang, B.

Triet Bui

Undergrad: McDaniel College, Biochemistry/Biology
Adviser: Sumagin

Shang-Yang Chen

Undergrad: Suny Center Stony Brook, Biochemistry
Adviser: Winter

Yu-Ying Chen

Undergrad: National Yang-Ming University, Life Sciences
Adviser: Woodruff

Margarette Clevenger

Undergrad: Kalamazoo College, Biology; Spanish
Adviser: Muller

Ariel Dotts

Undergrad: Spelman College, Biology
Graduate: University of Michigan, Biology
Adviser: Bulun

Katherine Fetterman

Undergrad: Mount Holyoke College, Biological Sciences
Adviser: Burridge

Shana Gregory

Undergrad: University Maryland Baltimore Co., Biological Sciences
Adviser: Fang

Blanca Gutierrez Diaz

Undergrad: Nat'l Autonomous University Mexico., Molecular and Cellular Biology
Adviser: Ntziachristos

Nathaniel Henning

Undergrad: Hamline University, Biology; Chemistry
Adviser: Laronda

Yanrong Ji

Undergrad: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Biochemistry
Adviser: Davuluri

Dong Ho Kim

Undergrad: University of Wisconsin, Biology
Adviser: Kume

Timothy Kountz

Undergrad: University of Washington, Biochemistry
Adviser: Prakriya

Patrick Madden

Undergrad: Montana State University Bozeman, Biochemistry
Adviser: Hope

Eric Martin

Undergrad: University of Florida , Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Adviser: Kiskinis

Joyce Ohiri

Undergrad: University of Maryland Baltimore Co., Biological Sciences
Adviser: McNally

Ashley Queener

Undergrad: Duke University, Environmental Sciences
Adviser: Berdnikovs

Yara Rodriguez

Undergrad: Universidad Argentina de la Empresa, Biotechnology
Graduate: Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Adviser: Abdulkadir

Caleb Stubbs

Undergrad: University North Carolina Pembroke, Molecular Biology
Adviser: Satchell

Milagros Suarez Palacios

Undergrad: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Biology
Adviser: Platanias

Nathan Waldeck

Undergrad: University Of Illinois, Crop Sciences
Graduate: North Carolina State University, Crop Science
Adviser: Bass

Anna Woo

Undergrad: Wheaton College, Biology
Adviser: Winter

Chang Zeng

Undergrad: Huazhong Agricultural University, Plant Science and Technology
Graduate: Indiana University, Genome & Cell & Developmental Biology
Adviser: Zhang, W.

Jiyang Zhang

Undergrad: Nankai University, Biological Science
Graduate: Northwestern University, Biotechnology
Adviser: Woodruff

Guangyuan Zhao

Undergrad: Wuhan University, Chemistry
Graduate: Imperial College London, Chemical Biology
Adviser: Matei

2015

Shurui Bian

Undergrad: Peking University, Biology
Graduate: Northwestern University, Biotechnology

Jackson Campbell

Undergrad: University of the Pacific, Biological Sciences
Adviser: Cianciotto

Letonia Copeland-Hardin

Undergrad: Howard University, Biology
Adviser: Gottwein

Yu Deng

Undergrad: Northeast Normal University, Biotechnology
Adviser: Kho

Chuan Zhi Foo

Undergrad: Flinders University of South Australia, Molecular Biology
Graduate: New York University, Biology
Adviser: Garcia Anoveros

Colleen Furey

Undergrad: Notre Dame, Biological Sciences
Adviser: Walsh

Yucheng Gao

Undergrad: University of Virginia, Biology and Music
Adviser: Gius

Daniel Giraldo Perez

Undergrad: Universidad de Los Andes, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Adviser: Longnecker

Ashley Haluck-Kangas

Undergrad: University of Rochester, Biology
Adviser: Peter

Marihan Hegazy

Undergrad: Benedictine University, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Adviser: Green

Neil Kuehnle

Undergrad: Loyola University Chicago, Molecular Biology
Adviser: Gottwein

Christian Marinaccio

Undergrad: Universita degli Studi di Bari, Medical Biotechnology
Graduate: Universita degli Studi di Bari, Molecular Medicine
Adviser: Crispino

Elena Montauti

Undergrad: University of Washington, Molecular Biology
Adviser: Fang

Seo Park

Undergrad: University of California San Diego, Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Adviser: Longnecker

Tess Pottinger

Undergrad: Rutgers University Douglass College, Biomathematics
Graduate: Case Western Reserve University, Statistical Genetics
Adviser: McNally

Malini Rammohan

Undergrad: University of California San Diego, Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Graduate: San Jose State University, Biosciences and Biotechnology
Adviser: Crispino

Ziyou Ren

Undergrad: University of California Berkeley, Chemical Biology
Adviser: Budinger

Madeline Rollins

Undergrad: Northwestern University, Biological Sciences
Adviser: Walsh

Marisol Romero Tejeda

Undergrad: Harvard University, Biology
Adviser: Burridge

Denise Tarnowski

Undergrad: Notre Dame, Biology
Adviser: Mandel

Kelsey Wiles

Undergrad: University of Illinois, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Adviser: T├ętreault

Yizhen Zhong

Undergrad: Wuhan University, Biology
Adviser: Perera

2014

Erin Baker

Undergrad: University of Wisconsin, Biology
Adviser: Kearney

Leah Billingham

Undergrad: Macalester College, Biology
Adviser: Chandel

Samantha Genardi

Undergrad: Northeastern University, Biochemistry
Adviser: Wang

Lubov Grigoryeva

Undergrad: McGill University, Biology
Adviser: Cianciotto

Galina Gritsina

Undergrad: Rossijskij Gosudarstvennyj Medicinskij Universitet, Medical Biochemistry
Adviser: Yu

Yoon Jung Joo

Undergrad: Korea University Seoul, Life Sciences
Graduate: Northwestern University, Biotechnology
Adviser: Hayes

Hyewon Kong

Undergrad: University of Washington, Biochemistry
Adviser: Chandel

Shimeng Liu

Undergrad: Wuhan University, Biology
Adviser: Bulun

Megan Nas

Undergrad: University of Michigan, Microbiology
Adviser: Cianciotto

Caitlin Pegg

Undergrad: University of Tulsa, Biology
Adviser: Smith

Hunter Rogers

Undergrad: Auburn University, Chemical Engineering
Graduate: Auburn University, Chemical Engineering
Adviser: Woodruff

Gael Scholtes

Undergrad: Washington University in St. Louis, Biology
Adviser: D'Aquila

Richard Sora

Undergrad: University of Illinois Urbana, Biology
Adviser: Longnecker

Tianjiao Sun

Undergrad: Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Medicine
Graduate: Illinois Institute Technology, Biology
Adviser: Vaughan

Patrick Woida

Undergrad: University of Illinois Urbana, Molecular Biology
Adviser: Satchell

Lisa Wren

Undergrad: Jackson State University, Chemistry
Adviser: George

2013

Mallory Agard

Undergrad: University of Wisconsin, Microbiology
Graduate: Tulane University, Microbiology and Immunology
Adviser: Hauser

Patricia Brazee

Undergrad: Smith College, Biochemistry
Adviser: Sznajder

Meredith Chase

Undergrad: Duke University, Biology
Adviser: Barish

Jessie Chen

Undergrad: Northwestern University, Biological Sciences
Adviser: Kessler

Virginia Chu

Undergrad: UCLA, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Adviser: Kessler

Matthew Dapas

Undergrad: Johns Hopkins University, Biomedical Engineering
Graduate: Johns Hopkins University, Biotechnology
Adviser: Hayes / Dunaif

Ann Hogan

Undergrad: DePaul University, Biological Sciences
Adviser: Foltz

Maureen McNulty

Undergrad: Ohio State University, Molecular Genetics
Adviser: Crispino

Kylee Morrison

Undergrad: University of Wisconsin, Molecular Biology
Adviser: Gottwein

Kevin Murnan

Undergrad: Ohio State University, Molecular Genetics
Adviser: Stegh

Carolina Pusec

Undergrad: University of Arizona, Biochemistry
Adviser: Layden

Krithika Ramachandran

Undergrad: SRM University, Genetic Engineering
Adviser: Barish

Nakisha Rutledge

Undergrad: Spelman College, Biochemistry
Adviser: Muller

Isabella Salamone

Undergrad: University of Pittsburgh, Molecular Biology
Adviser: McNally

Christie Sze

Undergrad: Wellesley College, Biology and Economics
Adviser: Shilatifard

Stephanie Van Gulden

Undergrad: Florida International University, Biomedical Engineering
Adviser: Kessler

Rajita Vatapalli

Undergrad: Dr. DY Patil University, Biotechnology
Graduate: Johns Hopkins University, Biotechnology
Adviser: Abdulkadir

Tania Velez

Undergrad: University of Illinois, Biochemistry
Adviser: Bryce

2012

Ashlee Bell-Cohn

Undergrad: University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Biology
Adviser: Thumbikat

Lan Chu

Undergrad: Vietnam National University Hanoi, Biology
Graduate: University of Science and Technology, Hanoi, Biotechnology
Adviser: Stehlik

Lauren Deibold

Undergrad: University of Illinois, Biology
Adviser: Chandel

Osefame Ewaleifoh

Undergrad: Texas A&M University, Genetics
Graduate: Johns Hopkins University, Biotechnology
Adviser: Smith

Alan Long

Undergrad: University of Wisconsin, Molecular Biology
Adviser: B. Zhang

Rose Njoroge

Undergrad: Jomo Kenyatta University, Food Science
Graduate: Seoul National University, Biotechnology
Adviser: Abdulkadir

Lauren Priniski

Undergrad: Michigan State University, Microbiology
Adviser: Seifert

Sarah Quillin

Undergrad: University of Chicago, Biological Chemistry
Adviser: Seifert

Arianne Rodriguez

Undergrad: Saint Mary's College, Biology
Adviser: Chandel

Madhavi Senagolage

Undergrad: Lake Forest College, Biology
Adviser: Barish

Shuang Zhang

Undergrad: East Tennessee State, Biology
Adviser: Thorp

2011

Sonia Brockway

Undergrad: DePauw University, Biochemistry and Spanish
Graduate: Loyola University Chicago, Molecular Biology
Adviser: Mendillo

Anu Gangopadhyay

Undergrad: University of Michigan, Biology
Adviser: Stehlik

Arturo Garza-Gongora

Undergrad: Texas A&M University, Biology
Adviser: Kosak

Daniel Levine

Undergrad: University of Rochester, Biochemistry
Adviser: Bass

Mthabisi Moyo

Undergrad: Ave Maria University, Biology and Mathematics
Adviser: Chakravarti

Carissa Ritner

Undergrad: University of California Berkeley, Chemical Biology
Adviser: Woloschak

Andrew Shum

Undergrad: Colorado College, Biology
Adviser: R. Miller / Prakriya

Alia Zander

Undergrad: University of Michigan, Biomedical Engineering
Adviser: Woloschak

2010

Rebecca Anderson

Undergrad: University of Iowa, Microbilogy
Adviser: Topczewski
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