University of Wisconsin–Madison

Former Trainees

 

PhDs

Years in CBI

Mentor

Current Position

Daniel Appella 1993-1995 Gellman Faculty Member
LBC Synthetic Bioactive Molecules Section
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bethesda, Maryland
Nicole Beauchene Ellis 2009-2012 Kiley Postdoctoral Fellow
NIH
Bethesda, Maryland
Joseph Binder 2004-2008 Raines Senior Scientist
The Dow Chemical Company
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Travis Blum 2012-2014 Yoon Postdoctoral Research Associate
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Tony Breitbach 2009-2012 Blackwell Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Clarke University
Dubuque, Iowa
Maren Buck 2006-2008 Lynn Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Smith College
Northampton, Massachusetts
Heather Carr 1997-1999 Burstyn Scientist
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, Texas
Yolande Chan 2002-2005 Thomas Adjunct Instructor
Edgewood College
Madison, Wisconsin
Melisa Cherney 2001-2002 Burstyn Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Chris Ciolli 2000-2003 Belshaw Technology Manager – Product Integrity
The Lubrizol Corporation
Wickliffe, Ohio
Brain Clare 2001-2002 Gellman Vice President of Operations & Technology
Tricol Biomedical, Inc.
Portland, Oregon
Stephanie Dillon 2013-2015 Brunold Engineer
Intel
Portland, Oregon
Amy Elder 1996-1999 Rich Director of Chemistry and Project Manager
Q-State Biosciences
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Aubrey Ellison 2013-2017 Raines Lecturer and Assistant Organic Lab Director
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
Emily English 2002-2006 Gellman Chief Operating Officer
Gemstone Biotherapeutics
Baltimore, Maryland
Whitney Erwin 2001-2004 Lauhon Pharmacist
Mallatt Homecare Pharmacy
Madison, Wisconsin
Joshua Fishman 2012-2014 Kiessling Senior Research Chemist
3M
St. Paul, Minnesota
Bennett Fox 2014-2016 Tibbets Post-Doctoral Researcher
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
Kathleen Garber 2004-2010 Kiessling Assistant Professor, Chemistry
St. Norbert College
De Pere, Wisconsin
Michael Gelman 1998-2001 Gellmann Physician-Scientist
James J Peters VAMC (Bronx)
New York, New York
Nicholas George 2005-2008 Keck Practice Manager, Consulting Microbiologist and Biochemist
Meadows Cat Hospital
Issaquah, Washington
JP Gerdt 2012-2014 Blackwell Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Kelly Gorres 2003-2006 Raines Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Zhen Guo 1995-1996 Smith Department of Bioinformatics
Fujian Medical University
Fuzhou, China
Marlies Hager 2013-2015 Gellman Post-Doctoral Researcher
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, Illinois
Laura Harper 1995-2001 Vedejs
Heather Hodges 2011-2018 Kiessling Post-Doctoral Researcher, Chemistry
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
Cara Jenkins 1998-2000 Raines Chemistry–Biology Interface Training Program Coordinator
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
Heather Johnson 2001-2004 Thorson Senior Regulatory Outreach Specialist
H.B. Fuller
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Lisa Johnson 2008-2012 Gellman Clinical Chemistry Fellow
University of Minnesota
St Paul, Minnesota
Bradley Kelemen 1993-1996 Raines Senior Scientist, Protein Engineering
DuPont
Palo Alto, California
Wendy Kelly 1997-1998 Lauhon Associate Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia
Alan Kennan 1994-1996 Whitlock Associate Professor of Chemistry, Associate Chair for Academic Affairs
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
Erin Kolonko 2002-2005 Kiessling Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Siena College
Loudonville, New York
John Kremer 1997-1999 R. Murphy Cardiac Safety Scientist
Covance
Madison, Wisconsin
Bill Lambert 1998-2000 Burke Senior Research Scientist
Dow AgroSceinces
Indianapolis, Indiana
Rebecca Lennen 2007-2010 Pfleger Research Scientist
Novo Nordisk Foundation for Biosustainability
Technical University of Denmark
Horsholm, Denmark
Chris Lietz 2012-2013 Li Scientist
Celgene
La Jolla, California
Ethan Lippman 2006-2008 Shusta Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
Christopher Marvin 2005-2007 Burke Senior Scientist II, Discovery Chemistry
Abbvie
North Chicago, Illinois
Jared Mays 2005-2007 Rajski Associate Professor of Bio- and Medicinal Chemistry
Augustana College
Sioux Falls, SD
Sonya McKay 1996-1998 Gellman Associate Professor of Chemistry
Denison University
Granville, Ohio
Paola Mera 2005-2007 Escalante Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico
David Michaelis 2006-2009 Yoon Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah
Reagan Miller 2002-2005 Lee Research Scientist II
Baxter Healthcare
Deerfield, Illinois
Kathleen Mortell 1994-1995 Kiessling Regulatory Submissions Manager
Abbvie, Inc.
North Chicago, Illinois
Samira Musah 2011-2013 Kiessling Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering (beginning 1/2019)
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
Kimberly Naber 2003-2006 Li Lecturer
University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
Whitewater, Wisconsin
Corey Nemec 2011-2012 Ansari Scientist II
10X Genomics
San Francisco, CA
Christopher O’Donnell 1994-1996 Burke Executive Director, Antibody-Drug Conjugate Group
Pfizer
New London, Connecticut
Amy Odegard 1999-2000 Nibert Assistant Professor (?)
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, Washington
Samuel Oliver 2007-2010 Denu Technical Support Specialist
BioTek Instruments, Inc.
Burlington, Vermont
Kimberly Peterson Kaufman 2004-2007 Gellman Director of Alliance Management
Invenra
Madison, Wisconsin
Joshua Price 2003-2006 Gellman Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah
Andrew Reidenbach 2015-2017 Pagliarini Research Scientist II
Prions@Broad Institute
Boston, Massachusetts
Jose A. Restituyo 2002-2005 Rajski Senior Global Sourcing Manager
Abbvie
North Chicago, Illinois
Christopher Rose 2013-2014 Coon Scientist, Microchemistry, Proteomics and Lipidomics
Genentech
San Francisco, California
Brad Ryland 2009-2012 Stahl Senior Research Chemist
3M
Minneaoplis-St. Paul, Minnesota
William Sanders 1993-1996 Kiessling Senior Scientist
SAFC Pharma
Madison, Wisconsin
Michael Santiago 2003-2006 Burstyn Research Chemist, Cotton Structure and Quality
USDA Agricultural Research Service
New Orleans, Louisiana
Michael Schuster 1997-1999 Kiessling Physician
Arthritis, Rheumatic & Back Disease Associates
Mt Laurel, New Jersey
Julia Schwartzman 2013-2014 Ruby Postdoctoral Research Associate
Massachussets Institute of Technology
Boston, Massachusetts
Rachael Sheridan 2006-2008
2009-2010
Kiessling Flow Cytometry Core Manager
Van Andel Research Institute
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Matthew Shoulders 2004-2008 Raines Associate Professor of Chemistry
MIT
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Steven Singer 1998-2000 Casey Research Scientist
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Joint Bioenergy Institute
Berkeley, California
Michael Solomon 1993-1996 Rich Venture Partner/Independent Biotechnology Professional
SV Life Sciences
Boston, Massachusetts
Chris Sprague 2001-2004 Elfarra Lead PS Operations
AbbVie
North Chicago, Illinois
Suzanne Stokes 1994-1997 Rich Director of Innovation and External Research
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Greater Boston, Massachusetts
David Thiriot 1997-1999 Ruoho Pharmaceutical Research and Development
Merck
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Eric Voight 2000-2002 Burke Principal Research Scientist
AbbVie Inc.
North Chicago, Illinois
Rex Watkins 2009-2010 Raines Legal Associate
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Palo Alto, California
Olivia Watkins 2008-2010 Brunold Senior Chemist
Olin Corporation
Freeport, Texas
Elizabeth Werner 1997-2001 DeLuca Intellectual Property Manager
WARF
Madison, Wisconsin
Darryl Wesener 2010-2011 Kiessling Post-Doctoral Fellow
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri
Constance Wood 1994-1997 Frey Technical Manager, Bioassay Group
Hospira (a Pfizer company)
Lake Forest, IL
Kenneth Woycechowski 1995-1997 Raines Professor
School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology
Tianjin University
Tianjin, China
Laura Wysocki 2007-2008 Burke Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Wabash College
Crawfordsville, Indiana