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Alumni

We thank the following people for their time and research in the Hittinger Lab:

Graduate Students and Postdocs

William Alexander

William G. Alexander, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Currently: Oak Ridge National Labs

D. Peris Navarro, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Currently: Principal Investigator IATA-CSIC and UiO

Meihua (Christina) Kuang
PhD Earned from CMB

Currently: Postdoc at UCSD

Emily Baker

Emily Baker
PhD Earned from Microbiology Doctoral Training Program

Currently: Postdoc at University of Oregon

Quinn Langdon

Quinn Langdon
PhD Earned from Genetics PhD Program

Currently: Bioinformatician in the Ott Lab, Gladstone Institute of Virology

Drew Doering
PhD Earned from Graduate Program in CMB

Currently: Scientist at JGI

Dana Opulente

Dana Opulente, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Currently: Assistant Professor at Villanova

Dana Opulente

Sae-Byuk "Karl" Lee, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Co-Advised by Trey Sato

Currently: Assistant Professor at Kyungpook National University Website

Dave Krause

Dave Krause, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Currently: Assistant Professor at University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

Kaitlin Fisher

Kaitlin Fisher, PhD
Morgridge Metabolism
Interdisciplinary Fellow

Check out this interview with Dr. Fisher!

Currently: Assistant Professor at SUNY Oswego

Jacek Kominek

Jacek Kominek, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Currently: LifeMine

Jonathan Schmitz

Jonathan Schmitz
PhD Candidate
CMB PhD Program
Co-Advised with Dave Pagliarini @ WashU

Currently: Scientist at Immuto Scientific

Katharina Barros

Katharina Barros
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Co-Advised with Trey Sato

Currently:

Jacek Kominek

John Wolters, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Currently:

Liang Sun

Liang Sun
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Currently: Research Scientist at Recombia Biosciences

Undergraduates, Interns, and Masters Students

Brielle James

Brielle James
Wild YEAST Program

Currently: PhD Student at Georgia State University

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Heidi (Tessmer) Gurung
Computer Scientist

Currently: Research and Programming at IEM

Russell Mendez

Russell Mendez
Wild YEAST Program

Michael Price

Michael Price
Summer REU student from University of Montana Western

Currently: Scientist at Patheon in St. Louis, MO

Jin Kang

Jin Kang, MSc
Masters Graduate from Bacteriology

Krystal Almazan

Krystal Almazan
Lab Assistant

Kayla Sylvester

Kayla Sylvester
Wild YEAST Program, Research Intern

Currently: Sr. Research Scientist at Promega

Daniel Rodriguez

Daniel Rodriguez
Wild YEAST Program, Lab Assistant, POSSEE Student

Currently: Exercise and Wellness Professional

Kevin Chen

Kevin Chen
Wild YEAST Program,y1000+ Project

Cleome Bernick-Roehr

Cleome Bernick-Roehr
y1000+ Project

Currently: Public Health Nutritionist

Aaron Barton

Aaron Barton
Wild YEAST Program

Ryan Moriarty

Ryan Moriarty
Wild YEAST Program

Currently: Graduate Student at UW-Madison in the MDTP Program.

Kevin Chen

Kelly Buh
Wild YEAST Program

Currently: Clinical Genomic Scientist at Invitae

Max Haase

Max Haase
Wild YEAST Program

Currently: Postdoctoral Researcher

Edward Cao

Edward Cao
Undergraduate Research Student, Lab Assistant

James Boudouris

James Boudouris
Computer Scientist

Martin Jarzyna

Martin Jarzyna
Wild YEAST Program

Currently: Researcher and Lab Manager at UW-Madison

Sam Considine

Sam Considine
Wild YEAST Program

Ellie Austin

Ellie Austin
Wild YEAST Program

Currently: In Dental School at Marquette University School of Dentistry

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Napoleon Nosker
Wild YEAST Program

Manuel Vadivia

Manuel Valdivia
REU Student from Arizona

Currently: PhD Candidate, UW-Madison

Yuren Sun

Yuren Sun
Computational Researcher

Raymond Wang

Raymond Wang
Hourly Worker

Ritika Punathil
Wild YEAST Program and Undergraduate Research with Dave Krause

Currently: Medical Student UW-Madison

Rachel Schneider
Wild YEAST Program, Undergraduate Researcher with GLBRC

Currently: WCG Clinical

Damayanti Rodriguez-Ramos
REU Student from Puerto Rico

Currently: PhD Candidate at UW-Madison

Hayley Stoneman

Hayley Stoneman
Undergraduate Researcher with Russell Wrobel, Intern with Dana Opulente

Currently: PhD Candidate at University of Colorado in Denver

Caroline Miller

Caroline Miller
Research Intern

Currently: DDS Candidate at Marquette University School of Dentistry

Jenna Vandenavond

Jenna Vandenavond
Research Intern

Currently: Beginning at University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in Summer 2021

Taylor Meyer

Taylor Meyer
Wild Yeast Program and Student Hourly

Currently: Starting UW Cytogenetics in Fall 2021

Hezekiah Gillies

Hezekiah Gillies
Wild YEAST Program

Currently: Researcher at Valent BioSciences

Lisa Liu

Lisa Liu
Masters Student
Co-Advised with Trey Sato

Currently: Research Associate at Valent BioSciences

Will Spurley

Will Spurley
Wild YEAST Program

Currently: Graduate Student in Genetics at UW-Madison

Rishitha Nalabothu

Rishitha Nalabothu
Wild YEAST Program

Reese Hanke

Reese Hanke
Undergraduate Researcher

Visiting Scientists, Teachers, and High School Students

Qi-Ming Wang

Qi-Ming Wang, PhD
Visiting Research Associate from the Bai Lab in China

Sarah Wright

Sarah Wright
Summer RET -Teacher at Monona Grove High School

Mariana Lopes

Mariana Lopes, PhD
Visiting student from Brazil - completed PhD in Brazil

Bing Wang

Bing Wang
Visiting Bioinformaticist

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Angela Sheddan
Summer RET

Lisa Sorlie

Lisa Sorlie
Summer RET - Teacher at Bonduel School District

GLBRC Reporting on her successes
STEM Diversity program reporting

Yvonne Butterfield

Yvonne Butterfield
Summer RET - Teacher at Mauston High School

Thomas Silver

Thomas Silver
YAP Student