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Alumni

Summer students

2001 Jasmeen Dara, SMART summer student
2002 Kimberley Thomason, SMART summer student
2003 Marco Vega, SMART summer student
2005 Andrew Clark, SMART summer student
2006 Kathryn Connery, SMART summer student
2007 Tamar Schiff, Summer student
2009 Ilena Ochadsvey, Summer student
2010 Ilyas Patanam, SMART summer student
2011 Soyoung Kim, UPCI Summer Academy
2012 Chai Scott, UPCI Summer Academy
2012 Nitesh Turaga, MS Computational Biology, CMU
2013 Vinod Rajakumar, UPCI Summer Academy
2015 Jahnik Kurukulasuriya UPCI Summer Academy
2017 Marianna Salinas, UPCI Summer Academy

Graduate student rotations

1996 Alan Bates, Molecular Medicine, UTHSCSA
2005 Don Shaffer, Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine Program, BCM
2005 Angelo Casa, Molecular and Cellular Biology, BCM
2006 Jason Garee, Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine Program, BCM
2006 Heather Franco, Molecular and Cellular Biology, BCM
2006 Lauren Brusco, Molecular and Cellular Biology, BCM
2006 Adam Potter, Molecular and Cellular Biology, BCM
2007 Yu-Fen Wang, Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine Program, BCM
2009 Ayeha Shafri, Molecular and Cellular Biology, BCM
2009 Andrew Ciupek, Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine Program, BCM
2012 Nolan Preidigkeit, Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh
2013 Jingci Chen, Tsinghua Scholar
2013 Hao Guo, Tsinghua Scholar
2013 Alison Nagle, Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh
2014 Yijing Chen, Tsinghua Scholar
2015 Hwa Han, Genetics, University of Pittsburgh
2016 Zeynep Yildirim, Genetics, University of Pittsburgh
   

Graduate student readings

2006 Heather Franco, Molecular and Cellular Biology, BCM
2007 Albert Chen, Molecular and Cellular Biology, BCM
2007 Hugo Villanueva, Molecular and Cellular Biology, BCM
2009 Ayesha Shafri, Molecular and Cellular Biology, BCM
   

MD Fellows

1998 – 1999 Winston Tan, M.D.. Heme/Onc Fellow, currently Associate Professor, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida
2000 Ali Moussa, M.D, Heme/Onc Fellow, currently Medical Oncologist, Tulsa, Oklahoma
2006 – 2007 Amy Hassan, M.D. Heme/Onc Fellow, currently Assistant Professor, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
2011 – 2013 Jorge Rios, M.D. Heme/Onc Fellow, currently Assistant Professor, University of Louisville
2012 – present Sarah Taylor, M.D. Gyn/Onc Fellow, currently Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh
2012 – 2013 Jose (Pablo) Leone, M.D. Heme/Onc Fellow, currently Assistant Professor, University of Iowa
2013 – 2015 Aju Mathew, M.D. Heme/Onc Fellow, currently Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky
2014 – 2015 Tadeu Ambros, M.D. Heme/Onc Fellow
2015 – present Karthik Kota, M.D. Resident
2015 – present Roby Thomas, M.D. Heme/Onc Fellow
   

Faculty

2011 – present Xin Huang, Ph.D.
2011 – present Priscilla McAuliffe, MD, PhD
2011 – 2013 Melanie Flint, PhD, currently Assistant Professor, University of Brighton
   

MD students

2011 Bahar Laderian, MS1 (summer lab)
2014 – present Amruth Jonnalaggadda, MS research
   

Postdoctoral Fellows

2003 – 2007 Xiaojiang Cui, Ph.D. - currently Associate Professor, Cedars Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
2000 – 2003 Jana Divisova Ph.D. – currently Homemaker, NJ
2004 – 2006 Hyun-Jung Kim Ph.D. – currently Assistant Professor, Seoul National University
2005 – 2009 Robert Dearth, Ph.D. - currently Assistant Professor, UT Pan Am, Edinburgh, TX
2008 – 2010 Petra Den Hollander, Ph.D. – currently Instructor, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
2008 – 2012 Bonita Chan Ph.D., currently
2012 – 2014 Daniel Hochbaum, Ph.D., currently Assistant Professor, University of Buenos Aires
2011 – 2015 Ryan Hartmaier Ph.D., currently Senior Scientist, Foundation Medicine
2011 – 2015 David Boone Ph.D., currently Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh
2012 – 2015 Chandra Bathula Ph.D., currently Postdoctoral Fellow, Washington State University
2011 - 2017 Susan Farabaugh, Ph.D.
2013 - 2017 Rekha Gyanchandani, Ph.D.

Minority Educational Program

2000 – 2002 Winfred Frazier, M.D.
   

Undergraduate Students

2012 – 2015 Lauren Walheim, Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh Honors Program