Previous Lab Members

Graduate Students
  1. Julius Reyes, Ph.D. (University of Chicago)
    B.S. 2010, University of California, Berkeley (Sarpong and Streitwieser)
    Dissertation: “Total Synthesis and Methods Inspired by (-)-N-Methylwelwitindolinone B Isothiocyanate”
    Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Munich with Dirk Trauner.
  2. Yunus Turkmen, Ph.D. (University of Chicago)
    B.S./M.S. Middle East Technical University, Turkey
    Ph.D. Thesis: “Cycloaddition Reactions of 1,2-Diazines with Siloxy Alkynes and Exploration of New Hydrogen Bonding Catalyst Scaffolds”
    Present Positions: Postdoctoral Fellow with
    Varinder Aggarwal, Bristol University
  3. Ye Zhu, Ph.D. (University of Chicago)
    B.S. Peking University
    Ph. D. Thesis: “Studies on Squaramide-Catalyzed Phospha-Michael Addition and Palladium-Catalyzed Indole Functionalization Reactions”
    Present Position: Postdoctoral Fellow with Stephen Buchwald,
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  4. Vikram Bhat, Ph.D. (University of Chicago)
    B.S./M.S. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
    Ph.D. Thesis: “General Strategy Toward the Total Synthesis of Welwitindolinone Alkaloids”
    Present Position: Postdoctoral Fellow with Robert Grubbs and Brian Stoltz, CalTech
  5. Gerri Hutson, 2005-2010 Ph.D. 03/10 (University of Chicago)
    B.S. Northern Illinois University; M.S. 2005, University of Chic
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    Ph.D. Thesis: “Modified Salen Catalysts in Atom-Economic Reactions: Enantioselective Carbonyl-Ene and Nazarov Cyclization Reactions”
    Present Position: Postdoctoral Fellow with Karl Scheidt, Northwestern University
  6. Joji Hayashida, 2005-2009, Ph.D. 05/09 (University of Chicago)
    B.S. 2004, University of Tsukuba, Japan; M.S. 2005, University of Chicago
    Ph.D. Thesis: “Synthetic Studies on Bioactive Natural Products”
    Postdoctoral Fellow with Samuel Danishefsky, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, 2009-2011
    Present position: Process Chemist, Astellas Pharma (2011-)
  7. Apurva H. Dave, 2004-2008, Ph.D. 05/08 (University of Chicago)
    B.S. 2000, University of California, Berkeley; M.S. 2004, University of Chicago
    Ph.D. Thesis: “Synthetic Studies Towards Hapalindoles”
    Present Position: Scientific Writer and Account Executive, Prescott Medical Communications Group
  8. John Jewett, 2004-2008, Ph.D. 05/08 (University of Chicago)
    B.S. 2003, Dartmouth College; M. S. 2004, University of Chicago
    Ph.D. Thesis: “Total Synthesis in the Pederin Family of Natural Products”
    Present Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Arizona
  9. Vijaya Bhasker Gondi, 2003-2008, Ph.D. 04/08 (University of Chicago)
    B.S./M.S. 2002, Indian Institute of Technology; M. S. 2003, University of Chicago
    Ph.D. Thesis: “Asymmetric Catalysis of Carbon-Carbon Bond Forming Reactions Using Hydrogen Bonding”
    Postdoctoral Fellow with K.C. Nicolaou, Scripps Research Institute
    Present Position: Senior Research Scientist at PCI Synthesis
  10. Jeff McGilvra, 2001-2007, Ph.D. 04/07, University of Chicago
    B.S. 2001, University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point; M.S. 2002, University of Chicago
    Ph.D. Thesis: “Total Synthesis of Phomactin C, Evaluation of Phomactin Related Compounds for PAF Antagonism; Catalytic Enantioselective Diels-Alder Reactions of 2- and 3-Stannyl-1-aminobutadienes”
    Present Position: Senior Scientist, Cedarburg Hauser Pharmaceuticals
  11. Ana R. Stankovic, 2000-2006, Ph.D. 02/06 (University of Chicago)
    B.A. 2000, Smith College; M.S. 2001, University of Chicago
    Ph.D. Thesis: “Synthetic Studies Towards Elisabethanes: Asymmetric Synthesis of (-)-Elisapterosin B, (-)- Elisapterosin C, and (+)-Elisabethin A”
    Present Position: Heavy Fuel Oil Technologist, Shell Global Solutions
  12. Aditya Unni, 1998-2004, Ph.D. 07/04 (University of Chicago)
    B.A. 1994, St. Olaf College; M.S. 1999, University of Chicago
    Ph.D. Thesis: “Total Synthesis of Dolastane Diterpene; Highly Enantioselective Diels-Alder Reactions Catalyzed by Hydrogen Bonding”
    Postdoctoral Fellow with Tohru Fukayama, Tohoku University
    Present Position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Illinois Institute of Technology
  13. Norito Takenaka, 1997-2002, Ph.D. 10/02 (University of Chicago)
    B.A. M.A. 1996, Boston University with Jim Panek
    Ph.D. Thesis: “Synthetic Studies Directed Towards the Total Synthesis of Marine-Derived Natural Product Eleutherobin; Synthetic Studies of Indole Alkaloids”
    Postdoctoral Fellow with Hisashi Yamamoto, University of Chicago Present Position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Miami
  14. Yong Huang, 1997-2002, Ph.D. 07/02 (University of Chicago)
    B.S. 1997, Peking University
    Ph.D. Thesis: “Exploration of the New Horizons of Diels-Alder Reactions”
    Postdoctoral Fellow with David MacMillan, Caltech
    Present Position: Professor of Chemistry, Shenzhen Graduate School, Peking University
  15. Hilary Dorr Lang, 1996-2001, Ph.D. 05/01 (University of Chicago)
    B.S. 1994, University of California-Santa Cruz; 1994-1996: Chiron Corp.
    Ph.D. Thesis: “The Intramoleculer Diels-Alder Reaction of Photochemically Generated Trans-Cycloalkenones”
    Present Position: Associate, Waddey & Patterson, P.C.
  16. Shuwen He, 1996-2001, Ph.D. 05/01 (University of Chicago)
    B.S. 1994, Beijing University; 1996, University of Syracuse
    Ph.D. Thesis: “1. Highly Diastereoselelctive Asymmetric Thio-Claisen Rearrangement 2.Total Synthesis of Strychnos Alkaloids”
    Present Position: Senior Research Chemist, Medicinal Chemistry Department, Merck Research Laboratories
  17. Vladimir B. Birman, 1996-2000, Ph.D. 08/00 (University of Chicago)
    B.S. 1995, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    Postdoctoral Fellow with Samuel Danishefsky, Columbia University
    Present Position: Associate Professor, Washington University in St. Louis
  18. Gilles Chambournier, 1993-1995, Ph.D. 07/98, completed under Professor David J. Hart (Ohio State University)
    B.S. 1993, Ecole Superior de Chimie Industrielle de Lyon
    Ph.D. Thesis: “I. Free Radical Cyclizations for Carbocycle Synthesis. II. Diastereoselective Synthesis of an Enantiopure Perhydroindole”
    Postdoctoral Fellow with Robert E. Gawley, University of Miami
    Present Position: Director, Process Chemistry and GMP Chemistry, Cayman Chemical
  19. Sergey A. Kozmin, 1994-1998, Ph.D. 06/98 (University of Chicago)
    B.S. 1993, Moscow State University
    Ph.D. Thesis: “[4+2] Cycloadditions of Amino Siloxy Dienes: Applications to the total sytheses of (-)-alpha-Elemene and (±)-Tabersonine”
    Postdoctoral Fellow with A. B. Smith, University of Pennsylvania
    Present Position: Professor of Chemistry, University of Chicago
  20. Curt Dvorak, 1993-1997, Ph.D. 12/17/97 (University of Chicago)
    B.S. 1992, Illinois State University
    Ph.D. Thesis: “A. Asymmetric Benzoin Catalysis by Chiral Thiazolium Salts. B. Stereoselective Synthesis of (±)-Modhephene”
    Postdoctoral Fellow with A. I. Meyers, Colorado State University
    Present Position: Senior Research Chemist, Johnson & Johnson
  21. D. David Hennings, 1993-1997, Ph.D. 11/19/97 (University of Chicago)
    B.S. 1992, Northeast Missouri State University
    Ph.D. Thesis: “Synthesis of Heterocycles and Biaryls via Anion-Accelerated Palladium-Mediated Coupling Reactions”
    Postdoctoral Fellow with Robert M. Williams, Colorado State University
    Present Position: Senior Research Scientist, Array BioPharma
  22. Christine Marie Koebel Rademacher, 1992-1997, Ph.D. 08/97 (Ohio State University)
    B.S. 1991, Miami University of Ohio
    Ph.D. Thesis: “Synthetic Studies Toward Pederic Acid and Photochromic Crown Ethers”
    Postdoctoral Fellow with William J. Brittain, University of Akron
    Present Position: Section Manager, Bridgestone Americas
  23. Hua Marlon Zhong, 1991-1995, Ph.D. 07/95 (Ohio State University)
    B.S. 1984, M.S. 1987, Zhejiang University, P.R. China
    Ph.D. Thesis: “I. Formation of Medium Sized Rings via Beta-Scission of Alkoxy Radicals. II. One-Step Conversion of Esters to Acyl Azides Using Et2AlN3. III. Studies of the Asymmetric Synthesis of the Right Part of Mycalamides and Related Compounds”
    Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. Bruce Maryanoff, R. W. Johnson Pharmaceutical Institute
    Present Position: President, PharmaAdvance, Inc.
  24. Venkat Krishnamurthy, 1989-1995, Ph.D. 05/95, Ohio State University
    B.S. 1988, University of Madras, Madras, India
    Ph.D. Thesis: “The Oxiranyl Carbinyl Radical Rearrangement: Synthetic Applications and Kinetic Studies”
    Postdoctoral Fellow with Vittorio Farina, Boehringer Ingleheim Pharmaceuticals
    Present Position: Research Chemist, Occidental Chemical Corporation
  25. Claire Dufour, 1989-1993, Ph.D. 09/93, (Ohio State University)
    B.S. 1988, École supérieure de Chimie Industrielle de Lyon, Lyon, France
    Ph.D. Thesis: “A. Novel Route to Di- and Triquinanes by Photocyclization-Fragmentation of Norbornanes. B. Stereoselective Synthesis of Isocomene”
    Postdoctoral Fellow with Roussel Ulcal Pharmaceuticals, Paris, France
    Present Position: Researcher, Safety and Quality of Plant Products, University of Avignon
  26. Christophe Michoud, 1989-1993, Ph.D. 05/93 (Ohio State University)
    B.S. 1988, École supérieure de Chimie Industrielle de Lyon, Lyon, France
    Ph.D. Thesis: “Studies Directed Toward the Synthesis of Strychnos Alkaloids: Stereoselective Synthesis of Dehydrotubifoline”
    Postdoctoral Fellow with Michael Visnick, Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Present Position: Research Leader, Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.

Post Docs
  1. Kenichi Kobayashi, Postdoctoral Fellow: 2011-2012
    Ph.D. 2011, University of Tsukuba, Japan (Hideo Kigoshi)
    Present Position: Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Japan
  2. Saikat Sen, Postdoctoral Fellow: 2011-2012
    M.S. 2003, Ph.D. 2011, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (Goverdhan Mehta)
  3. Kevin Allan, Postdoctoral Fellow: 2010-2012
    B.S. 2004, University of California-Berkeley, Ph.D. 2010, Caltech (Brian Stoltz)
    Present Position: Research Scientist, Gilead Sciences (2012-)
  4. Tin Yiu (Tammy) Lam, Postdoctoral (Croucher Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship): 2008-2010
    Project: “Synthetic Studies Toward Catharanthine”; “Enantioselective Amination Reactions”
    B.S. 2003, Caltech; Ph.D. 2008, MIT (Danheiser)
    Present Position: Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  5. Hideyuki Konishi, Postdoctoral Fellow: 2008-2009
    Project: “Amination of Dicarbonyl Compounds Using of Squaramides Based Hydrogen Bond Donor Catalysts”
    B.S. 2003, M.S., 2005, Ph.D. 2008, all The University of Tokyo, Japan (Shu Kobayashi)
    Present Position: Research Assistant Professor, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka, Japan
  6. Jeremiah Malerich, Postdoctoral: 2007-2008
    Project: “Development of Squaramides as Hydrogen Bond Donor Catalysts; Palladium Catalyzed 3-Allylation of Indoles”
    B.S. 2001, University of Notre Dame; Ph.D. 2006, University of California-Berkeley (Dirk Trauner)
    Present Position: Research Scientist at SRI International, Palo Alto, CA
  7. Jaime Mueller, Postdoctoral (NIH Fellow): 2005-2008 Project: “Synthetic Studies Toward Psymberin”
    Ph.D. 2005, University of Utah (Matthew S. Sigman)
    Present Position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
  8. Chae Jo Lim, Postdoctoral: 2006-2007
    Project: “Enantioselective Mukaiyama Aldol Reactions of Simple Ketene Acetals Promoted by Hydrogen Bonding Catalysts”
    Ph.D. 2005, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Sunggak Kim)
    Present Position: Chemist, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Bio-Organic Science Division
  9. Natsuko Kagawa, Postdoctoral (Merck-Japan Fellow): 2006-2007
    Project: “Palladium Catalyzed Indole Allylation; Synthetic Studies Toward Strictamine”
    Ph.D. 2005, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan (Masahiro Toyoto)
    Present Position: Assistant Professor, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan, (2009-)
  10. James A. MacKay, Postdoctoral (American Cancer Society Fellow): 2004-2007
    B.S. 1999, Miami University of Ohio; Ph.D. 2004, University of Michigan (Edwin Vedejs)
    Present Position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA (2007-)
  11. Olivier Vallat, Postdoctoral (Swiss National Science Foundation Fellowship): 2005-2007
    Project: “Asymmetric total synthesis of (+)-Hippeastrine (Lycorine family)”
    Ph.D. 2005, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland (Reinhard Neier)
    Present Position: Head of R&D and Technical Support Manager, FEBEX SA, Phosphorus Specialties, Bex, Switzerland
  12. Michel Gravel, Postdoctoral (NSERC Fellowship): 2004-2006
    Ph.D. 2004, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Dennis Hall);
    Present Position: Associate Professor, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (2006-)
  13. Qinhua Huang, Postdoctoral: 2004-2006 Ph.D. 2004, Iowa State University (Richard Larock)
    Present Position: Research Chemist at Pfizer, San Diego, CA (2006-)
  14. Nicole Smith, Postdoctoral (American Cancer Society Fellow): 2004-2005
    Ph.D. 2004, University of California, San Diego (Murray Goodman)
    Present Position: Senior Scientist, Neurocrine Biosciences, San Diego, CA (2006-)
  15. Raynauld Bishop, Postdoctoral: 2004-2005
    B.S. University of Illinois at Chicago; Ph.D. 2000, Notre Dame University (Marvin Miller); Postdoc Ohio State University (Leo Paquette)
    Present Position: Investment and Insurance Sales Representative at World Financial Group (2011-); Pursuing an MBA in Finance at the University of South Florida
  16. Jeong-Hun Sohn, Postdoctoral Fellow: 2002-2005
    Project: Synthesis and Characterization of Stable, Single ESR Band Trityl Radical Probes; Total Synthesis of Methyl Pederate and Mycalamide A”
    B.S. 1994; M.S. 1996; Ph.D. 2001, in Chemistry from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Hee-Yoon Lee)
    Present Position: Senior Scientist, Institut Pasteur Korea
  17. Peter Johnson, Postdoctoral: 2004-2005
    B.S. Cambridge University, UK, 1999; Ph.D. 2003, Oxford University, UK (Tim Donohoe)
    Present Position: Medicinal Organic Chemist, VastOx, Oxford, UK
  18. Avinash N. Thadani, Postdoctoral Fellow (NSERC Fellow): 2001-2004
    B.S. 1996; M.S., 1998; Ph.D. 2001, University of Toronto (Robert A. Batey)
    Present Position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  19. Tom Houghton, Postdoctoral: 2000-2002
    B.S. 1988, Oxford University, UK (S.G. Davies); Ph.D. 2000, Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada (Graham Bodwell)
    Present Position: Senior Scientist, Targanta Pharmaceuticals, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (2009)
  20. Nobuaki Waizumi, Postdoctoral (Pfizer Fellowship): 2000-2002
    Project: Asymmetric Synthesis of Methyl Pederate; Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Elisapterosin B via Oxidative Cyclization of Elisabethin A”
    B.S. 1994; M.S., 1996 (Kuwajima), Tokyo Institute of Technology; Ph.D. 2000, University of Tokyo (Fukuyama)
    Present Position: Research Scientist, Pfizer Inc. Nagoya Laboratories, Nagoya, Japan
  21. Tetsuo Iwama, Postdoctoral Fellow: 1999-2001
    Project: “Asymmetric Catalysis and Total Synthesis”
    B.S. 1989; M.S., 1991; Ph.D. 1999, Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Japan
    Present Position: Research Scientist, Schering-Plough Research Institute
  22. T. J. Reddy, Postdoctoral Fellow 1998-2000
    Project: “Enantioselective Synthesis of Geissoschizine; Dipolar Cycloadditions of trans-Enones; Synthesis of Trityl Radical Probes”
    Ph.D. 1998, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (Srikrishna)
    Present Position: Senior Research Chemist, Merck-Frosst Center for Thereapeutic Research, Kirkland, Quebec, Canada
  23. Richard Grainger, Postdoctoral Fellow 1996-1998
    Ph.D. 1996, University of Sheffield, UK (V. K. Aggarwal)
    Present Position: Senior Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, University of Birmingham, UK
  24. Soongyu Choi, Postdoctoral Fellow 1996-1997
    Project: “Total Synthesis of Phomactins”
    Ph.D. 1995, Harvard University (E. J. Corey)
    Present Position: Group Leader, PTC Therapeutics
  25. Seiji Iwasa, Postdoctoral Fellow 1991-1995
    Project: “Total Synthesis of Cardiac Steroids and Other Bioactive Natural Products, Synthesis of Strychnine”
    Ph.D. 1991, Chiba University, Japan; Postdoctoral Fellow with Rioji Noyori, ERATO Project, Research Development Corporation of Japan 1996-1997
    Present Position: Associate Professor of Chemistry, Department of Materials Science, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
  26. Surendra P. Singh, Postdoctoral Fellow, 1991-1994
    Project: “Radical Cyclization Chemistry, Binaphthyl Derived Catalysts for Enantioselective Synthesis”
    Ph.D. 1988, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India (Vankar)
    Present Position: Director, Chemical Process R&D, Sepracor Inc.
  27. Guo-Ping Wei, Postdoctoral Fellow 1991-1992
    Project: “New Approaches to Indole Alkaloids”
    Ph.D. 1988, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry
    Research Associate, 1988-1991, China
    Present Position: Research Chemist, Gilead Pharmaceuticals 

Masters of Science Students
  1. Corey Kilbane, 2004-2008 (University of Chicago)
    B.A. 2003, Washington University in St. Louis
    Present Position: Chemistry Teacher at William Penn Charter School; Educational Media Developer, The Central Science, Philadelphia, PA
  2. Kriti Modi, 2002-2006 (University of Chicago)
    Project: “Asymmetric Synthesis of Ibogamine—en route to Vinblastine”
    B.A. 2002, Cambridge University
    Present Position: MBA Candidate, Yale School of Management (2011-)
  3. Paolina Kupresanin, 2000-2001 (University of Chicago)
    Project: “Olefin Metathesis Based Approach to Pleocarpamine” B.S. University of Novi Sad, Yugoslavia
    Present Position: Moved to Brazil
  4. Molly McCarty, 1996-1997 (Ohio State University)
    Project: “Paterno-Büchi Route to Angular Triquinane Natural Products”
    B.S. 1994, Illinois Institute of Technology
    Present Position: Clinical Sales Representative, Intuitive Surgical (2010-)
  5. Brian Bliss, 10/26/95 (Ohio State University)
    Project: “Investigation of Cinchona Alkaloids as Catalysts in the Baylis-Hillman Reaction”
    B.S. University of Vermont, VT
    Present Position: Branch Manager, Albany Molecular, NY
  6. Andrew Eschbach, 1993-1995 (Ohio State University)
    Project: “Asymmetric Synthesis of (–)-Isocomene”
    B.S. 1992, Hofstra University, NY
    Present Position: Teacher at South-Western City Schools, OH
  7. Alan Florjancic, 1992-1994 (Ohio State University)
    Project: “The Synthesis of Axially Chiral Biaryl Compounds”
    B.S. 1991, Hiram College, OH
    Present position: Senior Scientist, Abbott Laboratories (2000-)
  8. Robert Monestel, 1991-1993 (Ohio State University)
    Project: “Synthesis of b-Substituted Pyrrolines and Pyrroles via the TMSI-Catalyzed Cyclopropyl-Iminium Ion Rearrangement”
    B.S. 1991, Cumberland College, KY; M.D. 1999, Indiana University, IN
    Present Position: Regional Medical Officer, US State Department, Serbia (2011-)
  9. Agnes Fabré, 1991-1993 (Ohio State University)
    Project: “Two Applications of a Novel Sequence: Reductive Fragmentation of Twisted Polycyclic Ketoalkanes to Cis-Hydrindanes and Linear Triquinanes”
    B.S. 1990, University of Orléans, Institute of Technology, France.
  10. Randall C. Newton, 8/9/91 (Ohio State University)
    Project: “Chemistry of Radical Induced Epoxide Fragmentation”
    B.S. 1988, Slippery Rock University, PA.
    Present Position: Research Chemist at Merck Research Laboratories, Spring House, PA.

Undergraduate Students
  1. Joe Bailey, 2009
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2011
  2. Mohammad Haidar, 2008-2009
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2010
    Present Position: Analytic Chemist at Monosol Rx, LLC
  3. Hongseok Yun, Summer 2008
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2010
    Present Position: Graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania
  4. Jason Koval, January 2007
    B.S. Illinois Wesleyan, 2009
    Present Position: Graduate student in Environmental Chemistry at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  5. Pete Mills, 2008
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2008; M.PH. in Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma, 2010
    Present Position: Student at Oklahoma University Medical School
  6. Danielle Sedbrook, 2006-2008
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2008 (Honors Thesis); Pfizer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in 2007; PC Bio Fellowship
    Present Position: Graduate student in Chemistry at Columbia University (Colin Nuckolls)
  7. Su-Ann Nair, Summer 2005-2006
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2006; M.S. University of Cambridge, UK, 2007
  8. Diana Strong, Summer 2003-2005
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2005 (Honors Thesis); Masters in Public Health, Yale University, 2007
  9. John Anthony Parkhill, Summer 2003-2005
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2005 (Honors Thesis), Pfizer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in 2004
  10. Satoko Hirai, Summer 2002
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2003 (Honors Thesis)
    Present Position: Research Chemist at Amgen, Boston
  11. David M. Neils, Summer 2002
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2003; Pfizer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in 2002; M.D. St. Louis University
    Present Position: Neurosurgery Resident, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
  12. Philip W. Leonard, Summer 2000-Summer 2001
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2001 (Honors Thesis); Pfizer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in 2000; Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
    Present Position: Postdoctoral researcher, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  13. Elisabeth Casey, Summer 1999
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2000
    Present Position: In medical school at Rush Medical College
  14. Oliver C. Richards, Summer 1999
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2000; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009; MBA University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011
    Present Position: Director at the Beacon Group (2011-)
  15. Vandana Grover, 1999
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2000
  16. Martin J. Szafran, Summer, 1999
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2001; M.D. University of Chicago, 2006
    Present Position: Clinical Associate, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, University of Chicago
  17. Moushumi Beltangady, Summer 1998
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2000; Masters of Social Work and Public Policy, University of Chicago, 2003
    Present Position: Special Assistant to Deputy Assistant Secretary and Inter-Departmental Liaison for Early Childhood (2009-)
  18. Leslie Ann Cruz, Summer 1998
    B.S. University of Chicago, 2000; Ph.D. University of California, San Francisco, 2010
    Present Position: Postdoctoral scholar, Stanford University (2011-)
  19. Shoshana Gourdin, 1997
    B.S. University of Chicago, 1999 (Honors Thesis)
    Present Position: Doctoral program in Chemical Engineering at MIT
  20. George Myo, 1997
    B.S. University of Chicago, 1999
    Present Position: Founding Doctor, Arizona Hand to Shoulder PLLC
  21. Sharad Goel, 1996-1997
    B.S. University of Chicago, 1999; M.D. Northwestern University
    Present Position: Senior Research Scientist, Yahoo!
  22. Jacob M. Janey, 1996-1998
    B.S. University of Chicago, 1998; Awarded Pfizer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in 1997; Ph.D. in Chemistry at Harvard (David Evans)
    Present Position: Senior Research Chemist, Merck & Co.
  23. Josephine Young, 1996-1997
    B.S. University of Chicago, 1997
    Graduate Student, Emory University
    Present Position:
  24. Jenny Chen, 1994-1995
    B.S. Ohio State University, 1995
    Present Position: Proctor & Gamble Co.
  25. Terry Jordan, 1994-1995
    B.S. Ohio State University, 1995
  26. Adam Sherwat, 1992
    B.S. Ohio State University, 1992; M.D. University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1996
    Present Position: Physician, Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital
  27. Christopher Helal, 1989-1990
    B.S. Ohio State University, 1991
    Ph.D. 1996, Harvard University (E. J. Corey)
    Present Position: Associate Research Fellow, Pfizer Inc. (1997-)
  28. Andrew Tebben, 1989-1990
    B.S. Ohio State University, 1991
    Present Position: Principal Scientist and Computational Chemistry Group Leader, Bristol Myers Squibb (2003-)
  29. Matthew Braun, 1989-1990
    B.S. Ohio State University, 1990
    Ph.D. Wayne State University (C.R. Johnson)
    Present Position: Associate Director, Preclinical Operations, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (2011-)