CMB Alumni

2019 Graduates

Lee Hung Chen 
Year of Entry: 2012
Departmental Affiliation: Pathology 
Lab: Hai Yan
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc, Duke Univ

Victoria Deneke 
Year of Entry: 2013
Departmental Affiliation: Cell Biology
Lab: Stefano Di Talia
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc, Duke Univ

Ariana Eily 
Year of Entry: 2012 
Departmental Affiliation: Biology 
Lab: Kathleen Pryor
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc, Duke Univ

Samuel Gilmore 
Year of Entry: 2017
Departmental Affiliation: Cell Biology
Lab: Albert La Spada
Degree: Masters
Current Position: Quality Control Analyst, AveXis Inc.

Ranjay Jayadev 
Year of Entry:  2012
Departmental Affiliation: Molecular Cancer Biology 
Lab: David Sherwood
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc, Duke Univ

Kaila Pianalto 
Year of Entry: 2013
Departmental Affiliation: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Lab: Andy Alspaugh
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc, UC Berkeley

Kathryn Walder 
Year of Entry: 2012
Departmental Affiliation: Cell Biology 
Lab: Vann Bennett
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc, Duke Univ

Xinyi Wang 
Year of Entry: 2017
Departmental Affiliation: Molecular Cancer Biology
Lab: Yiping Yang
Degree: Masters
Current Position: Postdoc, Duke Univ

2018 Graduates

Chia-Hui Chen  
Year of Entry: 2013
Departmental Affiliation: Neurobiology
Lab: Dong Yan
Degree: Masters
Current Position:

Christine Daniels  
Year of Entry: 2012
Departmental Affiliation: Molecular Cancer Biology 
Lab: Daniel Lew
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc, Duke Univ

Ryan Finethy  
Year of Entry: 2012
Departmental Affiliation: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology  
Lab: Joern Coers
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc, Duke Univ

Andrew George  
Year of Entry: 2012
Departmental Affiliation: Biology  
Lab: Amy Bejsovec
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Senior Consultant, Thrivner, Inc.

Jonathan Haldeman
Year of Entry: 2010
Departmental Affiliation: Pharmacology & Cancer Biology 
Lab: Christopher Newgard
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc, Duke Univ

Sasha Makahon-Moore  
Year of Entry: 2012
Departmental Affiliation: Biology   
Lab: Gregory Wray
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc, Duke Univ

Shannon McNulty  
Year of Entry: 2013
Departmental Affiliation: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Lab: Beth Sullivan
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc, UNC-Chapel Hill

Richard Mortensen  
Year of Entry: 2011
Departmental Affiliation: Biology 
Lab: Daniel Kiehart
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Director of Molecular Biology, PolaritTE in Salt Lake City, UT

Regan Price (Moore)
Year of Entry: 2012
Departmental Affiliation: Biology 
Lab: Daniel Kiehart
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc, Duke Univ

Erin Spence  
Year of Entry: 2012
Departmental Affiliation: Cell Biology 
Lab: Scott Soderling
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Project Manager & Clinical Pharm Scientist, Nuventra Pharma Sciences 

Adam Swartz  
Year of Entry: 2012
Departmental Affiliation:  
Lab: John Sampson
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc, Duke Univ

2017 Graduates

Scott Barish
​Year of Entry: 2012
Departmental Affiliation: Biology
Lab: Pelin Volkan 
Degree: PhD
Current Position: 

Blake Billmyre
​Year of Entry: 2010
Departmental Affiliation: University Program in Genetics & Genomics
Lab: Joseph Heitman
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc / Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Anthony Burnetti 
Year of Entry: 2011
Departmental Affiliation: University Program in Genetics & Genomics
Lab: Nicolas Buchler
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc / Georgia Tech

Victoria Carpenter 
Year of Entry: 2011
Departmental Affiliation: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Lab: Raphael Valdivia
Degree: PhD
Current Position: MD Student/ Univ of New Mexico School of Medicine 

Meredith Kisting 
Year of Entry: 2015
Departmental Affiliation: Biology
Lab: Amy Bejsovec
Degree: Masters
Current Position: 

Jason Sosa-Pagan  
Year of Entry: 2011
Departmental Affiliation: Neurobiology
Lab: Jorg Grandl
Degree: PhD
Current Position:

William Spencer
Year of Entry: 2011
Departmental Affiliation: Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
Lab: Vadim Arshavsky
Degree: PhD
Current Position:

Amanda Travis
Year of Entry: 2009
Departmental Affiliation: Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
Lab: Vadim Arshavsky
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Postdoc at the University of Michigan 

2016 Graduates

Perciliz Ahern (Tan)
Year of Entry: 2009
Departmental Affiliation: Cell Biology
Lab: Nicholas Katsanis
Degree: PhD
Current Position: Research Program Mgr & Sr. Scientist/ Rescindo Therapeutics

Matthew Crowe
Year of Entry: 2009
Departmental Affiliation: Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
Lab: Christopher Counter
Degree: PhD 
Current Position: Postdoc, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Tracy Tabib
Year of Entry: 2013
Departmental Affiliation: Molecular Cancer Biology
Lab: Ann Marie Pendergast
Degree: Masters
Current Position:

Matthew Goulet
Year of Entry: 2012
Departmental Affiliation: Molecular Cancer Biology
Lab: Donald McDonnell
Degree: Masters
Current Position: