Dr. Nirmala Karunarathna (2012-2016)

Adjunct Faculty Member Biology Dept.,  

Old Dominian University 

Dr. Shalini Swami (2016-2017)

Assistant Professor University of Delhi, India

Dr. Renato de Paula (2004-2011)

Senior Research Microbiologist
Nalco Company

Sugarland, Texas

Dr. Xiuyun Tian (2010-2012)

Research Associate Chinese Academy of Sciences

Dr. Xiaoguang Liu (2007-2009)

Professor, Science and Technology

University of Tianjin

Dr. Shaojie Li (2007-2009)

Professor, Institute of Microbiology,

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Dr. Kyung Suk Seo (1999-2006)

Research Scientist, Seoul Korea

Dr. Luis Morgan (1999-2006)

Research Scientist, Texas A&M University


Stephen Caster (2009-2016)

Postdoc with Dr. Michael Rosbash,

Brandeis University


Rigzin Dekhang (2010-2016)

Postdoc with Prabodhika Mallikaratchy

City University of New York


Lindsay Bennett (2006-2014)

Forensic Scientist

Nashville Police Dept. Crime Lab


Charles Goldsmith (2007-2013)

Research Associate for Life Sciences,

Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG)

Austin, TX


Imade Nsa (2008 -2013)

Professor, Dept. of Microbiology,

University of Lagos, Nigeria


Michael Vitalini (2002-2007)

Professor, Dept. of Microbiology

St Ambrose University


Andrew Greene (1999-2005)

Professor, Dept of Biology

Ashland College


Zachary Lewis (1999-2004)

Professor, Dept. of Microbiology

University of Georgia


Alejandro Correa (1999-2002)

Instituto Carlos Chagas, FIOCRUZ,

Curitiba, PR, Brazil


Amanda Petty (2017-2018)

Research Associate

University of Alabama

Oneida Ibarra (2015-2017)

Research Technician,

Dept of Soil and Crop Sciences,

Texas A&M University

Nikita Ojha (2014-2016)

Research Scientist,

San Francisco

Howard Huang (2005-2008)

GenScript, San Francisco

Irene March (1999-2002)


We have had many outstanding undergraduate students work with us in the lab. Most have gone on to graduate school or medical school.  If you worked in the lab, please contact us and let us know what you are up to. We would love to hear from you.