Class of 2007 - 2008/09

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Aaron Bowling

  • BS Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) - Champaign, IL
  • MBP Research Project: Hematopoietic stem cell differentiation regulation, neurite outgrowth enhancement, and glial scar disinhibition (L. Shea)
  • Continued Education: JD Patent Law (Biotechnology Focus), Trademark Law, Copyright Law, George Washington University - Washington DC (2010 - 2013)
  • Current Position: Partner, Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. - Chicago, IL
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Steven Chen

  • BS Biomedical Engineering & BS Economics, Northwestern University - Evanston, IL
  • MBP Research ProjectDevelopment of antifungal paint using copper nanoparticles (B. Grzybowski)
  • Current Position: Product Planner, HTC - Taiwan
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Arpit Jain

  • BTech Biotechnology, Sathyabama University - Chennai, Tamil Nadu (India)
  • MBP Research ProjectTranscriptome profiling of depression in selectively bred rat models (R.Kroes & J. Moskal)
  • Current Position: Deputy General Manager, Intas Pharmaceuticals - Ahmedabad (India)
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Parawee Kaewsa-ard

  • Bpharm Pharmaceutical Technology, Silpakorn University - Bangkok, Thailand
  • MBP Research Project: Simplified DGS procedure for large-scale genome structural study (S.M. Wang)
  • Current Position: Freelance Pharmaceutical Translator, Self-Employed - San Antonio, TX
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Jason Kanter

  • BS Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California (Los Angeles) - Los Angeles, CA
  • MBP Research Project: Development and characterization of a sialyltransferase 7e (SIAT7e) expressing adenoviral vector for the treatment of glioblastoma (R.Kroes & J. Moskal)
  • Continued Education: JD Intellectual Property, University of California, Hastings College of the Law - San Francisco, CA (2009 - 2012)
  • Current Position: Associate, Haug Partners LLP - Greater New York City Area, NY
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Jessica Lee

  • BS Biomedical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University - East District, Hsinchu City (Taiwan)
  • MBP Research Project: Characterization of photo-active bionanomembranes for application in vision (D. Ho)
  • Continued Education: MBA, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) - Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai (China)
  • Current Position: Corporate Development Manager, Strategic Alliances, Eureka Therapeutics, Inc. - San Francisco Bay Area, CA
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Trusha Patel

  • BS Biotechnology, Sardar Patel University - Anand, Gujarat (India)
  • MBP Research Project: The new mouse model of the human disease- type II diabetes (J. Bass)
  • Current Position: Project Lead, Baxter International Inc. - Round Lake, IL
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Ayesha Pergadia

  • BS Science, Purdue University - West Lafayette, IN
  • MBP Research Project: In vitro and in vivo analysis of α-mannosidase 2A2 (MAN2A2) as a potential therapeutic for Glioblastoma (R.Kroes & J. Moskal)
  • Current Position: Regulatory Affairs Leader, GE Healthcare - Waukesha, WI
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Christopher Plescia

  • BS Clinical Laboratory Science and Medical Technology, Eastern Illinois University - Charleston, IL
  • MBP Research Project: Molecular identification of gram-negative rods in clinical blood cultures (K. Kaul)
  • Current Position: Regulatory Affairs Operations Specialist, Baxter Healthcare - Round Lake, IL
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Carl Radosevich

  • BS Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) - Champaign, IL
  • MBP Research Project: Circadian gene network's involvement in pancreatic β-Cell Function (J. Bass)
  • Current Position: Head of Corporate Planning, Manager of Product and Business Intelligence, Panasonic Healthcare - Wood Dale, IL
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KaReisha Robinson

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Yoshimi Shionome

  • BS Biology, St. Cloud State University - St. Cloud, MN
  • MBP Research Project: Characterization of new diabetes mutations in phono-type driven mouse mutagenesis (J. Bass)
  • Current Position: Customer Solutions Associate, Oxford Nanopore Technologies
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Jayashree Subramanian

  • BTech Biotechnology, SRM University - Chennai, Tamil Nadu (India)
  • MBP Research Project: Identification of a novel brain tumor therapeutic- in vitro evaluation of shRNA to knockdown the expression of POFUT1 involved in glioma genesis (R.Kroes & J. Moskal)
  • Current Position: Engineer II/Technical Development Associate Scientist, Genentech - San Francisco, CA
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Wan-Jung Wu

  • BS Biochemical Science and Technology, National Taiwan University - Da’an District, Taipei City (Taiwan)
  • MBP Research Project: Fabrication of photoelectricity generating polymers for nanomedicine (D. Ho)
  • Current Position: Local Drug Safety Officer, Merck Serono 
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Eric Young

  • BS Biology, Loyola University - Chicago, IL
  • MBP Research Project: Anisotropic solid microetching (B. Grzybowski)
  • Continued Education: DDS Dentistry, Marquette University School of Dentistry - Milwaukee, WI (2009 - 2013)
  • Current Position: General and Cosmetic Dentist, High Point Dental Group - Romeoville, IL
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Tony Yuan

  • BA Biology, University of Texas (Dallas) - Dallas, TX
  • MBP Research Project: Characterization of glucokinase trans-inhibitor (J. Bass)
  • Continued Education: PhD Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas (San Antonio) & University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA) - San Antonio, TX (2011 - 2015)
  • Current Position: Staff Scientist at Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio, General Dynamcis Information Technology - San Antonio, Texas Area