MBP Class of 2010-2011/12

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Salina Abusali

  • BS Food Technology, Assumption University - Bangkok, Thailand
  • MBP Research Project: Study of Clathrin and Caveolin mediated endocytosis in PC-12 cells (G. Woloschak)
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Yi (Amy) Ai

  • BS Biotechnology, Sun Yat-Sen University - Guangzhou, Guangdong (China)
  • MBP Research Project: Improvement of hemocompatibility of a cell receptor-based bioadsorbent (G. Ameer)
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Resham Singh Banga

  • BTech Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology - Mumbai, India
  • MBP Research Project: Therapeutic delivery of pre-microRNA using DNA oligonucleotide-gold nanoparticle conjugates (C. Mirkin)
  • Continued Education: PhD Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University - Evanston, IL (2012 - 2016)
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Richard Bellin

  • BS Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin (Madison) - Madison, WI
  • MBP Research Project: Ribosome assembly (M. Jewett)
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Bexeitov Yergali

  • BS Biotechnology, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • MBP Research Project: Studies of HoxA10 induced myeloid leukemogenesis (E. Eklund)
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Deepika Bhatia (neé Govind)

  • BS Chemical Engineering, Princeton University - Princeton, NJ
  • MBP Research Project: Biochemical processing and applications of carbon-based nanomaterials (M. Hersam)
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Michael Born

  • BS Bioengineering, San Diego State University - San Diego, CA
  • MBP Research Project: Biochemical processing and applications of carbon-based nanomaterials (M. Hersam)
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Cheng Cheng

  • BS Biochemical Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology - Xuhui, Shanghai (China)
  • MBP Research Project: Directed differentiation of neural progenitor cells using three-dimensional scaffolds (L. Shea)
  • Continued Education: MBA, Indiana University Kelley School of Business - Bloomington, IN (2015 - 2017)
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Chintan Chheda

  • BE Biotechnology, Dr. DY Patil Vidyapeeth University - Pune, Maharashtra (India)
  • MBP Research Project: TBA (P. Grippo)
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Phillip Chu

  • BAS Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of British Columbia - Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)
  • MBP Research Project: New mass spectrometric methods for identifying peptide and polyketide natural products (N. Kelleher)
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Nidhi Doshi

  • BS Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin (Madison) - Madison, WI
  • MBP Research Project: TBA (J. Bass)
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Brendon Dusel

  • BA Philosophy, Northwestern University - Evanston, IL
  • MBP Research Project: Synthetic band-pass design for examining real-time cell-cell signalling (J. Leonard)
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Clair Gameng (neé Tartell)

  • BS Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University - Syracuse, NY
  • MBP Research Project: Molecular analysis of paraffin embedded tissues (G. Woloschak)
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Shawn Gray

  • BS Biology, State University of New York (Oswego) - Oswego, NY
  • MBP Research Project: Cellular application of biofunctionalized nanoparticles (D. Giljohann)
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Leigh Ann Guennewig-Kowalski

  • BS Biology, Eureka College - Eureka, Illinois
  • MBP Research Project: Circadian clocks and neurogeneration (R. Allada)
  • Continued Education: MD, Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences - Kansas City, MO (2012 - 2016)
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Zofia Gwarnicki

  • BS Biology, University of Illinois (Chicago) - Chicago, IL
  • MBP Research Project: 1) Downstream Processing of Phytol 2) Evaluation of Current Efficiency in Electrodialysis Process (S. Snyder)
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Nizamuddin Hashemi

  • BE Biotechnology, Manipal Institute of Technology - Manipal, Karnataka (India)
  • MBP Research Project: Transcription arrays (L. Shea)
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Di Huang (Chu*)

  • BS Molecular Genetics, University of Alberta - Edmonton, Alberta (Canada)
  • MBP Research Project: Gene expression profiling of chronic allograft rejections (H. Jiang)
  • Continued Education: PhD Candidate, Biochemistry, University of Massachusetts (Amherst) - Amherst, MA (2013 - )
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Kenichi Iwadate

  • BS Biotechnology, Indiana University - Bloomington, IN
  • MBP Research Project: Novel steroid receptor ligauds (I. Budunova & A. Yemelyanov)
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Shweta Iyer

  • BE Biotechnology, Thadomal Shahani Engineering College - Mumbai, Maharashtra (India)
  • MBP Research Project: Cellular application of biofunctionalized nanoparticles (D. Giljohann)
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Genevieve (Jenna) Jouandet

  • BS Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University - Ithaca, NY
  • MBP Research Project: Building nanotechnology and proteomic tools for understanding developmental and pathological EMTs (C. LaBonne) 
  • Continued Education: PhD Neuroscience, Northwestern University - Evanston, IL (2012 - 2017)
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Sayali Kale Kandari

  • BTech Biotechnology, Sinhgad College of Engineering - Pune, Maharashtra (India)
  • MBP Research Project: Effects of shear forces on platelet production (S. Corey) 
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Stefanie Kall

  • BS Biochemistry, Ohio State University - Columbus, OH
  • MBP Research Project: The role of Syndecans in migration of breast cancer cells across the blood brain barrier (J. Koblinski)
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Louis Kauffman

  • BS Biology, Indiana University - Bloomington, IN
  • MBP Research Project: Role of CNS clock in metabolism (J. Bass)
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Rachit Kumar

  • BTech Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology (Trichy) - Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu (India)
  • MBP Research Project: Expression of anti-miRNA antibodies in cancer cells (M. Peter)
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Qi Li

  • BS Biotechnology, Wuhan University of Technology - Wuhan, Hubei (China)
  • MBP Research Project: Effect of siRNA length on knockdown efficiency and activation of the innate immune response (C. Mirkin)
  • Continued Education: PhD Candidate, Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University (New Brunswick) - New Brunswick, NJ
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Chen-Chen (Rita) Liao

  • BS Biomedical Lab Science, Kaohsiung Medical University - Sanmin District, Kaohsiung City (Taiwan)
  • MBP Research Project: Biomimetic high density lipoprotein nanoparticles – Synthesis, properties, and gene delivery (S. Thaxton)
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Zachary Mays

  • BS Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Boston University - Boston, MA
  • MBP Research Project: High-throughput transcription factor activity analysis in multiple differentiating megakaryocytic cell lines (W. Miller)
  • Continued Education: PhD Synthetic Biology and Systems Bioengineering, Tufts University - Medford, MA (2014 - 2019)
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Daniel Medrano

  • BS Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University - New York, NY
  • MBP Research Project: Fapl as a therapeutic target in chronic mjeloid leukemia (E. Eklund)
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Sean Pruell

  • BS Biochemistry, Boston College - Chestnut Hill, MA
  • MBP Research Project: Developing new methods to evaluate single cell motility (R. Bergan)
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Chitra Saran

  • BTech Biotechnology, Amity University - Noida, Uttar Pradesh (India) 
  • MBP Research Project: Study of cellular aspects of biofunctionalized nanoparticles (D. Giljohann)
  • Continued Education: PhD Candidate, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) - Chapel Hill, NC (2017 - )
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Harmanjeet (Harman) Singh

  • BS Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois (Chicago) - Chicago, IL
  • MBP Research Project: Developing a webtool for estimating intracellular metabolic flux using standard fermentation measurements (K. Tyo)
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Vikramaditya Singh

  • BE Biotechnology, Manipal Institute of Technology - Manipal, Karnataka (India)
  • MBP Research Project: Tweaking RNA interference to bolster antiviral immunity in mammalian cells (R. Carthew)
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Yi Song

  • BS Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Minhang, Shanghai (China)
  • MBP Research Project: Molecular and cellular basis of chronic allograft vasculopathy (H. Jiang)
  • Continued Education: MS Statistics, University of Illinois (Chicago) - Chicago, IL (2014 - 2016)
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Vibha Tamboli

  • BTech Biotechnology Engineering, Pune University - Pune, Maharashtra (India)
  • MBP Research Project: Study of Nitric oxide release using diazeniumdiaolate functionalised Peptide Amphiphile (S. Stupp)
  • Continued Education: PhD Pharmacy, Cardiff University - Cardiff, United Kingdom (2013 - 2016)
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Sihan Teng

  • BA Chemistry, Sun Yat-Sen University - Guangzhou, Guangdong (China)
  • MBP Research Project: Molecular genetics of general anesthesia (R. Allada)
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Brittany Vallette

  • BS Neuroscience and Kinesiology, College of William and Mary - Williamsburg, VA
  • MBP Research Project: Glycogene-based therapeutic development for gliobastoma (R. Kroes)
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Eric Van Groll

  • BS Biological Sciences, Butler University - Indianapolis, IN
  • MBP Research Project: Development of a commercially viable eukaryotic cell-free protein synthesis system (M. Jewett)
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He Zheng

  • BS Biotechnology, Sun Yat-Sen University - Guangzhou, Guangdong (China)
  • MBP Research Project: 1. Roles of redox-active “antibiotics” in microbial physiology 2. Engineering bactericidal steel surfaces for medical applications (Y. Wang)
  • Continued Education: PhD Environmental Engineering and Science, Northwestern University - Evanston, IL (2012 - 2015)
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Yuan Zhou

  • BS Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Toronto - Toronto, Ontario (Canada)
  • MBP Research Project: Molecular analysis of schizophrenia-related gene mutant mice (M. Matsumoto)