CBITG Alumni


2021 Appointees

Samual Erickson, Training ongoing

Caitlin Lichtenfels, Training ongoing

Adam Smiley, PhD, June 2024; Postdoctoral Fellow with Professor Elizabeth H. Kellogg at St. Jude

2020 Appointees

Caroline Buchholz, PhD, July 2023

Elizabeth Smithwick, Training ongoing

Jared Anderson, Training ongoing

Freddys Rodriguez, Training ongoing

Maxime Boneza, Training ongoing

2019 Appointees

Parker Flanders, Training ongoing

Shelby Auger, Training ongoing

Hunter Wilson, Training ongoing

2018 Appointees

Alexander Hurben, Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Chris Chang UC Berkeley

Brandi McKnight, Training ongoing

Zoë Maxwell, Ph.D. 2022, Current position: Quality Control Supervisor at Bio-Techne, Minneapolis, MN

Andrew Northwick, Training ongoing

Damien Rasmussen, Training ongoing

2017 Appointees

Erik Faber, Ph.D. 2021, Current position: Internal Medicine Resident at Johns Hopkins

Anand Divakaran, Ph.D. 2021, Current position: Marck Foundation Post-Doc at UC Berkeley with Dan Nomura, Berkeley, CA

2016 Appointees

Stephanie Mitchell, Ph.D. 2022, Current position: California Council on Science and Technology Fellow, Sacramento, CA

Malcolm Cole, Ph.D. 2022, Current position: Mayo Clinic Ventures, Minneapolis, MN

Amani Lee, Ph.D. 2020, Current position: Medical School,  University of Minnesota

Nicholas Livezey, Ph.D. 2021, Current position: Senior Scientist at PPD, Boston, MA

2015 Appointees

Jenna Fernandez, Ph.D. 2020, Current position: Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Kellan Passow, Ph.D. 2020, Current position: Scientist at Aligos Therapeutics

2014 Appointees

Sarah Coulup, Ph.D. 2019, Current position: Principal Scientist at Pfizer, Boulder, CO

Carter Eiden, Ph.D. 2017, Current position: Platform Solutions Developer at HealthStream, Nashville, TN

2013 Appointees

Matthew Jensen, Ph.D. 2017, Current position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Concordia University, St. Paul, MN

2012 Appointees

Anna Komor, Ph.D. 2017, Current position: Research Coordinator at Friederich Schiller University Jena, Thuringia, Germany

Kimberly Maize, Ph.D. 2017, Current position: Senior IP Specialist, Structural Biology and Biphysics IP Liaison at Treeline Biosciences, Minneapolis, MN

Cory Knoot, Ph.D. 2015, Current position: Senior Scientist at Omniose

2011 Appointees

Michelle Henderson 

Margaret Olson, Ph.D. 2015, Current position: Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at Roosevelt University, Schaumburg, IL

Jillian Kyzer, Ph.D. 2018, Current position: WARF Ambassador, Madison, WI

2010 Appointees

Andrew Fielding, Ph.D. 2013, Current position: Scientist at Hyperion Biotechnology, San Antonio, TX

William Fiers, Ph.D. 2016, Current position: Patent Agent at Hogan Lovells, Boston, MA

Benjamin Manning, Ph.D., Current position: Hematology and Oncology Fellow at Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Nick Struntz, Ph.D. 2016, Current position: Investigator at GSK, Collegeville, PA

Katie Peterson, Ph.D. 2014, Current position: Assistant Professor at Bemidji State University

2009 Appointees

Matthew Bess, Ph.D., Current position: Meso Scale Diagnostics, DC

Thane Taylor 

Grayson Wawrzyn,  Ph.D. 2014, Current position: Associate Director, Berkeley Lights, Emeryville, CA

Valerie Kramlinger, Ph.D. 2013, Current position: Director for Neuroscience Drug Discovery at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Veronica Diaz-Rodriquez, Ph.D. 2015, Current position: Multilingual Mentor at Tulsa Public Schools, Tulsa, OK

2008 Appointees

Michael Mbughuni, Ph.D. 2012, Current Position: Director of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology at US Department of Veteran Affairs, St. Paul, MN

Eric Smolensky, Ph.D. 2012, Current position: Technical Sales Representative at Anton Paar, Minneapolis, MN

2007 Appointees

Leah Randles, Ph.D. 2012, Current position: Scientific Director at Syntiron, St. Paul, MN

Erin Michaelson, M.S. 2010, Current position: Senior Chemist at Boston Scientific

Alexi Young, Ph.D. 2011, Current position: Advanced Research Specialist at 3M, St. Paul, MN

2006 Appointees

Rebecca Guza, Ph.D., Current position: H.B. Fuller, Vadnais Heights, MN

Elizabeth Lockamy, Ph.D. 2011, Current position: Senior Manager of R&D at BD, Baltimore, MD

2005 Appointees

Bryan R. White, Ph.D. 2009, Current position: Technical Section Manager at H.B. Fuller, Vadnais Heights, MN

Amanda Degraw, Ph.D. 2010, Current position: Staff Toxicologist at Abbott, MN

Erik R Farquhar, Ph.D. 2010, Current position: Research Scientist at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Brandie Brummer

Larry R Masterson, Ph.D. 2008, Current position: Director of Product Operations and Development at Premier Biotech, Minneapolis, MN

2004 Appointees

Rachel L Loeber, Ph.D. 2008, Current position: Chief Scientific Officer at LeafLine Labs, Cottage Grove, MN

Jennifer Westfall, M.S. 2005, Current position: Head of Planning and Product Supply at Covestro, Pittsburgh, PA

2003 Appointees

Bryan J Johnson, Ph.D. 2007, Current position: Staff Quality Assurance Scientist at Beckman Coulter, Chaska, MN

Benjamin Duckworth, Ph.D. 2007, Current position: Manager of Development Science at Beckman Coulter, Chaska, MN

Jennifer C. Klein, Ph.D. 2008, Current position: Assistant Professor at University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, WI

My-Nuong T. Vo, Ph.D. 2007, Current position: Scientist IV at Molecular Assemblies, San Diego, CA

Bobby Gene Poe 

2002 Appointees

Aimee (Erickson) Herdt, Ph.D., Current position: MidAtlantic Neonatology Associates, NJ

Bethany Buck, Ph.D. 2005, Current position: Associate Professor at the University of Utah

Melissa Ostroski 

2001 Appointees

Troy Ryba, Ph.D. 2005, Current position: VP of R&D at Bell Laboratories, Madison, WI

Jason Jadin, M.S. 2003, Current position: Dean of Sciences and Health Professions at Rochester Community College, Rochester, MN

2000 Appointees

Amy Saenger, Ph.D., Associate Professor at University of Minnesota

Abbey Fischer-Rosen 

Kevin Koehntop 

1999 Appointees

Teresa (Lamm) Henry, Current position: Sequoia Consulting, San Diego, CA

Beth Paschal, M.S. 2000, Production Scientist III at New England Biolans, Ipswich, MA

Mark Mehn, Current position: Casper College

Kathryn Fuller, Ph.D. 2003, Current Position: Forensic Scientist at Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Minneapolis, MN

Eduard Luss-Lusis

Brian Brazeau, Ph.D. 2003, Current position: Partner at Frement Co., Raleigh, NC