Alumni

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Name Year of Graduation Advisor's Name Thesis Project Title Current Position
Charles J. Kensler 1948 Riker, Walter Studies on the Anticurare Activity of Congo Red and Related Compounds  
Donald Clarke 1950     Professor of Chemistry, Fordham University
Jay Roberts 1953 Riker, Walter The Pharmacology of Polyquaternary Ammonium Compaunds Deceased, Former Professor and Editor, Allegheny University of Health Sciences, Hahnemann School of Medicine
George Condouris 1955 Riker, Walter A Pharmacological Study of Aromatic Quaternary Ammonium Compounds Emeritus Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, New Jersey Medical School
Albert S. Kuperman 1957 Riker, Walter The Pharmacology of Acrylamide Associate Dean of Education Affairs, Associate Porfessor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Amir Askari 1960 Riker, Walter Studies on Ergothioneine and Hercynine Professor and Chairman, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Health Science Campus
Vincent J. Cairoli 1964 Roberts, Jay The Action of Drugs on Cardiac Rhythmicity Chief, Cancer Training Branch, National Cancer Institute
Michiko Okamoto 1964 Kuperman, Albert The Effects of Ethonum Ions on Neuromuscular Transmission in the Frog Professor of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Medical College
Arthur Raines 1965 Standeart, Frank Effects of Diphenylhydantoin on Post-Tetanic Alterations in the Terminals of Dorsal Root Flibers and Motor Nerves Professor of Pharmacology, Georgetown University
Gary Clitrin 1967 Riker, Walter A Pharmacologic Approach to the Effects of Acetylcholine and Potassium on Neuromuscular Transmission in the Cat  
Stephen Margolis 1970     Asst. Director for Special Projects, Center for Public Health Practice, Rollins School of Public Health
Thomas Baker 1971 Riker, Walter An Analysis of the Actions of Veratridine on Neuromuscular Function  
Anna B. Drakontides 1971 Ross, L. Steudies of the Innervation of the Taenia of the Guinea Pig Caecum Professor Emeritus, Cell Biology and Anatomy, New York Medical College
Gesina Longenecker 1971 Askari, Amir Interaction of 1,3-Diphosphoglycerate with Sodium, Potassium Cation ATP Deceased, Former faculty member of the College of Allied Health
Richard W. Avenia 1972 Askari, Amir Studies on the Role of Ascorbic Acid in the Metabolism of Drugs by the Guinea Pig Hepatic Microsomal Mixed Function Oxidase Slystem Medical Director, ProCom International
Herbert Lowndes 1972 Riker, Walter Alterations in Neuromuscular Function in Delayed Organophosphate Toxicity Professor of Pharmacology, Rutgers University, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Paul Okonkwo 1972 Askari, Amir Pharmacologic and Immunochemical Studies of the Interaction between Phosphoglycerate Kinase and Sodium, Potassium-ATPASE Chairman and Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital College of Medicine
Karl Verebey 1972 Inturrisi, Charles Quantitative Studies of D-Propoxyphene, D,L-Methadone and their Metabolites in Human Biofluids Using Gas-Liquid Chromatography Director of Toxicology/Environmental Chemistry Unit, Leadtech Corporation
Donald Waters 1973 Okamoto, Michiko A Quantitative Evaluation of Barbiturate Physical Dependence in Rodents Rosemont Pharmaceutical
Norine Capurro 1974 Levi, Roberto Acute Allergic Reactions to Drugs: A Pharmacological Investigation of Penicillin-Induced Cardiac Anaphylaxis Deceased, Former Assistant Professor of Cardiology, UC Irvine Medical School
Edward Erker 1975 Riker, Walter An Investigation of the Site and Mechanism of the Potentiation by Phenoxybenzamine of Vasopressin- and Oxytocin-Induced Pressor Responses in Rats Deceased, Former Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, Howard UNiversity, Washington DC
Robert Kaiko 1975 Inturrisi, Charles Quanitative Studies of Alpha-Levo-Acetylmethadol, Cylazocine and their Biotransformation Products in Human Buofluids Using Gas-Liquid Chromatography Vice President, Clinical Research Purdue Frederick Company
Howard C. Rosenberg 1975 Okamoto, Michiko Barbiturate Withdrawal in the Cat and its Electrophysiological Correlates in the Spinal Cord Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Health Science Campus
Norman Boisse 1976 Okamoto, Michiko Physical Dependency characteristics of a Long Acting Barbiturate, Barbital, Compared to the Short Acting Pentobarbital Assoc. Professor, Dept of Pharmaceutical Science, Northeastern University, Bouve College of Health Sciences
Edward Hall 1976 Riker, Walter Glucocorticoid Effects on Motor Nerve Function during Early Degeneration. Director, Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center, Professor, Departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, UNiversity of Kentucky
Chi Ho Lee 1976 Berkowitz, Barry Effects of Narcotic Antagonist Analgesics and Related Compounds on the Vasculature of the Rat Research Scientist, Syntex
Udom Chantharaksri 1977 Fuchs, Anna-Ritta Studies of the Effect of Prostaglandins and Prostaglandin Synthetase Inhibitors on Testicular Steroidogenesis Retired, Former Lecturer of Pharmacology, Mahidol University. Thailand
Dennis Grab 1977 Zedeck, Morris Studies in Rat with the Carcinogen Methyl-azoxymethanol Acetate: Mechanism of Inhibition of Hepatic Protein Synthesis and of Organotropy. Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Division of Medical Microbiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Hazel H. Szeto 1977 Inturrisi, Charles The Pharmacokinetics of Placental Transfer of Meperidine in the Pregnant Ewe Professor of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Medical College
Geoffrey Allan 1980 Levi, Roberto Pharmacological Studies Concerning the Role of Prostaglandins and Thromboxane A2 in Cardiac Anaphylaxis Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Insmed Incorporated
Julie L. Eiseman 1980 Alvares Alterations Induced in Heme Pathway Enzymes and Monooxygenases by Gold Research Associate Professor, Dept of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, The Hillman Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh
Laura-Marie Aaronson 1982 Okamoto, Michiko Effects of Diazepam on Ethanol Withdrawal  
James Burke 1982 Levi, Roberto Pharmacological Studies on the Cardiovascular Effects of Leukotrienes C(4), D(4) and E(4), Components of Slow Reacting Substance of Anaphylaxix Associate Professor and Associate Director, Invasive and Interventional Cardiology,
Department of Physiological Sciences, Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, PA
Geoffrey Ling 1982 Inturrisi, Charles Physical Dependence and Tolerance to Methadone in the Rat Vice Chair of Neurology & Director of Critical Care Medicine, Lieutenant Colonel, Medical Corps, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Jason G. Umans 1982 Inturrisi, Charles The Role of Active Drug Metabolites in the Pharmacologic Effect of Opiates (Heroin, Morphine, Meperidine, Methadone) Scientific Director of Penn Medical lab, the core laboratry of MedStar Research Institute. Associate Professor of Medicine and of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown Univeristy
Jeffrey Sprouse 1983 Riker, Walter Motor Nerve Functional Dependence on Adrenocortical Secretions in the Rat Research Fellow, Lundbeck Research USA
Andrea Powell 1984 Chan, Walter The Role of Prostaglandins in Primary Dysmenorrhea: Physiologic and Pharmacologic Considerations (NSAID, Uterine-PG, Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Pharmacologist, Federal Drug Administration
Katharyn Spiegel 1984 Pasternak, Gavril Biochemical and Pharmacological Evidence for Multiple Mu Opiate Receptors in the Rat Staff Scientist, Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research Division
Robert J. Storella Jr. 1984 Riker, Walter Pharmacologic Differences between a Fast and a Slow Neuromuscular System in the Rat (Transmission, Frequency, D-Tubocurarine) Asst. Professor of Neuroscience, Alleghany University, Health Science Department of Anesthesiology
Miranda Hughes 1985 Rifkind, Arleen Prostoglandin Synthesis by Chick Embryo Lung: Effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls. Oncology Scientist/Senior Medical Writer at National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Inc
Steven Weisman 1985 Felsen, Diane Involvement of Platelet-Activating Factor in the Release of Prostagalndins in Unilateral Ureteral Obstruction (Kidney, Macrophage, Thromboxane, Hydronephrosis) Head, Global Healthcare Products Practice for Innovative Science Solutions, Morristown NJ.
Frederik Askari 1987 Riker, Walter Molecular Determinants of Carbamate Drug Action On Mammalian Neuromuscular Function. Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, School of Medicine
Ughetta Del Balzo 1988 Levi, Roberto C3a Anaphylatoxin and the Heart, an Immunopharmacological Study Head, Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Alliance Pharmaceutical Corporation
Donna Robertson-Chow 1988 Levi, Roberto Platelet Activating Factor (PAF): Cardiac Actions and Mechanisms. Senior Patent Agent, Celgene Corporation, Summit, NJ
Adam Dicker 1992     Resident, Radiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Mingxia Li 1992 Bertino, Joseph Development of Methotrexate Resistance in Mice by Retroviral gene Transfer of Altered DHFR genes Postdoctoral Research Associate, American Cyanamid-Lederle Labs Oncology
Mary Ellen McNerney 1992 Szeto, Hazel A Pharmacologic Characterization of the Effects of Nicotine Administration on Developing CNS Function in the Fetal Lamb. Director, Department of Reproductive Toxicology, Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Brunswick, NJ
Jose Walewski 1992 Okamoto, Michiko Synaptotoxicity of Chronic Low-Dose Pre- and Post-Natal Ethanol Exposure: A New Animal Model Assistant Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Peter Cheng 1993 Szeto, Hazel The Role of mu-1 and Delta Opiate Receptors in the Modulation of Fetal Respiratory Activity.  
Lisa E. Rubin (Mankowitz) 1993 Levi, Roberto Pharmacological and Biochemical Evaluation of Kinin Involvement in Cardian Anaphylaxisin the Guinea Pig Heart Current: Principal, Lisa Rubin Consulting

VP of Strategic Planning, Bayer Consumer Care (til 1998)
Yuan-Shan Zhu 1993 Inturrisi, Charles Differential Regulation of c-fos, Proenkephalin and Tyrosine Hydroxylase Gene Expression in the Rat Adrenal Associate Professor of Department Medicine and Associate Program Director, General Clinical Research Center, Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical School of Cornell Univ.
Scott R. Schlemmer 1994 Sirotnak, F. Biochemical Characterization of ATP-dependent Efflux Mechanisms in Murine Tumor Cells Associated with Intrinsic and Acquired Resistance to Cytotoxic Agents Research Instructor, Case Western Reserve University
Yang Xu 1994 Scheinberg, David Regulation of CD13/aminopeptidase N in vitro and in vivo. Executive, Ciphergen Biosystems, Inc.
Marina Brodsky 1995 Inturrisi, Charles Mapping Changes in Gene Expression Associated with Altered Sensitivity to Morphine. Executive Medical Director, Pfizer, Inc.
Jie Cheng 1995 Pasternak, Gavril Characterization of Kappa3 Opioid Receptors.  
Emine Ercikan 1995 Bertino, Joseph Dihydrofolate Reductase: Translational Regulation and Effects of Mutations on Binding and Catalytic Efficiency. Assistant Professor at University of Medicine and Dentistry, NJ
Tan Ince 1995 Scotto, Kathleen Med-1, a Novel DNA Element that Defines a Subclass of TATA-less Promoters and is Involved in the Overexpression of the P-glycoprotein Gene. Associate Professor of Pathology, Department of Pathology, Havard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
George Brown 1996 Pasternak, Gavril Identification of a Novel μ-Opioid Receptor Subtype for Morphine-6β-Glucuronide and Heroin Postdoctoral Fellow, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Judy Hom 1996 Scheinberg, David The Characterization of OFQ/N Receptor on Human Lymphoma Cells. Owner, Law office of Judith S.H. Hom, San Francisco, CA
Min Liu 1996 Freedman, Leonard Molecular Cloning and Characterization of 1, 25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 Responsive Genes in the Monocyte and Macrophage Differentiation Pathway of U937 Cells. Postodoctoral Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Cindy Taylor 1996 Szeto, Hazel Evidence for a Novel Nonopioid Role of Dynorphin in Fetal Hypothalmic-Pituitary-Adrenal Modulation. Eli Lilly, Indianapolis
Youzhi Tong 1996 Bertino, Joseph Isolation and Characterization of Mutants of Human Thymidylate Synthase Conferring Drug Resistance to Inhibitors of this Enzyme. Vp-Discovery Research, Angion Biomedica Corp
Xipu Wu 1996 Mendelson, John Cell Cycle and Cell Death Regulation by Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Blockade Physician, Rowland Hights, CA
Noelle K. Gracy 1997 Pickel, Virginia The NMDA-type Glutamate Receptor in the Basal Forebrain: Ultrastructural Localization and Relationships with Neuromodulators. Publishing editor, Elsevier
David Egan 1997     Research Scientist, Pharmaceutical Industry
Mary M. Hoffman (Shaw) 1997 Roepe, Paul Mechanism of MDR Protein Mediated Multidrug Resistance. Instructor, MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine Dept. of Pharmacology & Physiology
Lawrence W. Weber 1997 Houghton, Alan Immunity to a Self Protein Expressed by Melanoma: Studies of DNA Immunization. Orthopaedic Specialist, Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, Lake Charles, LA
Sheila Westman 1997 Levin, Lonny Functional Characterization of Rutabaga Adenylyl Cyclase Mutants. Associate Director, Microarray resource, W.M. Keck Foundation, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Subham Basu 1998 Kolesnick, Richard Ceramide Signals through the Extracellular Response Kinase (ERK) Pathway via RAS and RAF. Cancer Research UK Principal Investigator, Barts and The London Honorary, Lecturer Centre for Molecular Oncology & Imaging
Ron Bose 1998 Kolesnick, Richard Utilization of the Second Messenger, Ceramide, by the Chemotherapeutic Agent Daunorubicin and the Reaper Protein during Induction of Apoptosis. Assistant Professor, Washington University
Gerald Donovan 1998 Toth, Miklos Molecular Characterization of a Novel Epilepsy Gene. Research Scientist, Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Cynthia Lee 1998 Inturrisi, Charles The Regulation of Neuroadaptation Following Continuous Delta and Mu Opioid Receptor Activation. Consultant, KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP
Qing Liu 1998     Medical Student, WMC
Andrea Loconti 1998 Kolesnick, Richard Mechanism of Reaper Induced Apoptosis in the Absence of Sphingomyelin. Clinical Science Consultant, Boehringer Ingelheim
John Luz 1998 Buck, Johen The Biochemistry of Retinol-Metabolizing Sulfotransferase Reactions. Research Associate, Department of Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute
Marie Quartarolo 1998   Terminal Masters Update coming soon
Jian Ruan 1998 Nathan, Carl Macrophage-mediated Immunity and Microbial Resistance: Ca2+/Calmodulin Regulation of Nitric Oxide (NO) Production and NO Resistance Genes from Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. Assistant Professor of Medicne in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Michelle Safer 1998   Terminal Masters Update coming soon
Jeffrey Weisburg 1998 Scheinberg, David Multidrug Resistance, Intracellular pH, and the Regulation of Immune Based Cytoxicity. Assistant Professor of Biology, Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University
Hong Wu 1998   Terminal Masters Senior Research Technician, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute
Eric Gibson 1999   Terminal Masters Chemist, DuPont
Shengkan Jin 1999 Scotto, Kathleen Transcriptional Regulation of the MDR1 Gene by Histone Acetyltransferase and Histone Deacetylase. Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, UMDNJ, Piscataway, NJ
Jian Shen 1999      
Etienne Sibille 1999 Toth, Miklos Genetic Manipulations of Serotonin 1A and 2A Receptors: Implications for Depression and Anxiety Inaugural Campbell Family Chair in Clinical Neuroscience, Centre of Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) & The University of Toronto
Meeghan L. Sinclair 1999   Cytosolic adenylyl cyclase defines a unique signaling molecule in mammals Associate Ditector of Science Writing, Pfizer Inc.
Efsevia Vakiani 1999 Buck, Jochen Sulfotransferases: A Novel Class of Retinol Metabolizing Enzymes. Assistant Member and Attending Physician, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Anne Myrthue Wright 1999 Scotto, Kathleen Characterization and Partial Purification of the MED-1 Binding Complexes. Research Associate, Oregon Health & Science University, Hematology & Medical Oncology
Michelle Arndt (Solari) 2000   Terminal Masters Product Manager, American Medical Systems
Alexander Birk 2000 Szeto, Hazel Role of Adenine Nucteotides and their Metabolism in Regulation of Platelet Reactivity. Visiting Fellow, Dr. Szeto's lab, Weill Cornell Medical College
Tom McAvoy 2000 Hemmings, Hugh Identification and Characterization of Protein Phosphatase 1 Binding Proteins in Rat Brain. Sr. Research Biochemist
Proteomics
Merck & Co., Inc.
Howard Berman 2001     President of Pharmacodiagnostics, Toronto, ON
Lian Chen 2001 Toth, Miklos Behavorial, Cellular and Molecular Studies in Genetic Animal Models of Neurological Disorders. Charles River Contract Research Specialist, Section on Metabolic Regulation, Endocrinology and Reproduction Research Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH
Frank Leu 2001 O'Donnell, Michael Chromosomal Replication in Escherichia coli: Mechanism of Lagging Strand DNA Synthesis Verto Institute LLC, Neuroendocrine Tumor Research, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Yixin Lin 2001 Scotto, Kathleen In Vitro Analysis of the Multiple Start Site pgp1 Promoter: Evidence for Two Differentially Regulated Subpromoters Senior Field Scientist, Axela Biosensors
Wendy Su 2001 Pasternal, Gavril Transport of Opioids from the Brain to the Periphery by P-glycoprotein and Multidrug Resistance Associated Protein: Evidence for Peripheral Actions of Centrally Administered Agents. Medical and Scientific Affairs Associate, Robert A. Becker Euro Rscg
Jing Zhu 2001 Nathan, Carl Secretory Leukocyte Proteinase Inhibitor (SLPI) and SLPI-Proepithelin Complex: Implications for Innate Immunity and Wound Healing. Field Research Scientist, Ciphergen Biosystems
Andrea D. Basso 2002 Rosen, Neal Regulation of Akt Expression and Signaling by the Hsp90 Chaperone. Associate Principal Scientist, Schering-Plough Research Institute
Elizabeth Bolan 2002 Scotto, Kathleen Molecular and Pharmacological Characterization of Mu Opioid Receptor Hetergeneity. Pharmacologist, FDA
Gina Capiaux 2002 Bertino, Joseph A Fusion Protein of Mutant Dihydrofolate Reductase and Mutant Thymidylate Synthase for Conferring Myeloprotection against Methotrexate and 5-Fluorouracil: Characterization and in vivo Analysis. Sr. Director, Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Francesca Domenech (Wuttke) 2002 Laurence, Jaffrey Inhibition of SDF1 - Mediated Megakaryocyte Migration by HIV gp120: A New Mechanism for HIV - Associated Thrombocytopenia. Founder and Principal, Asten BioPharma Advisors, LLC, New York, NY
Debbie Friedman 2002 Scotto, Kathleen Transcriptional Regulation by Sp1 Family Members.  
Paul Moench 2002   Terminal Masters Bristol Myers Squibb Oncology Research
Wendy Roberts 2002 Scheinberg, David Vaccination Against Normal and Neoplastic B Cells with CD20 Peptides Research Associate, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
Haijuan Yang 2002 Pavlevitch, Nikola Novel Function Unveiled by the Crystal Structure of the BRCA2 Tumor Suppressor. Research Fellow, Pavlevitch Laboratory, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
John Biggins 2003 Thorson, Jon The Mechanism of CalC - A Protein Conferring Self-Resistance to the Antitumor Antibiotic Calicheamicin within micromonospora echinospora ssp. calichensis Chemical Biologist, LifeMine Therapeutics- Biotechnology Drug Development, Cambridge, MA
Barbara Franklin (Gorfajn) 2003   Terminal Masters Update coming soon
Jack Liao 2003 Fisher, Robert PNQALRE, A Novel CDK Family Member, Associates with CDK-Activating Kinase (CAK) in vivo, and is Required for Normal Proliferation of Mammalian Cells in Culture. Postdoctoral Fellow, The Donaldson-Atwood Cancer Clinic, The Animal Medical Center
Tatiana Litvin 2003 Buck, Jochen A Novel Mechanism of Adenylyl Cylcase Activation Conserved from Cyanobacteria to Man Assistant Director, Office of Patents and Licensing, UMDNJ
Pellegrino Magro 2003 Bertino, Joseph The Effect of p14ARF on DHFR and its Implications on Antifolate Drug Sensitivity. Scientific Director, MedLearning, Inc.
Angelo Russo 2003 Bertino, Joseph Examination of the Role of E2F-1 in the Cellular Response to Antimitotic Agents Associate Medical Director/Medical Writer, Lowe Healthcare Company, Integrated Communications
Tsion Bilillign 2004 Thorson, Jon The Cloning and Characterization of the Biosynthetic Gene Clusters for the Pluramycin-Type Antitumor Antibiotics Hedamycin and Pluramycin A. Scientist III, Analytical Biovail Technologies, Ltd.
Jian Chen 2004 Gudas, Lorraine Novel Mechanisms of Signal Initiation Mediated by the Alpha Subunit of the GM-CSF Receptor. Spine Surgeon, Mohawk Valley Orthopedics, Amsterdam, NY
Gang Hao 2004 Gross, Steven S-Nitrosylation of Argininosuccinate Synthetase: A Novel Mechanism that Limits NO Overproduction. Senior Scientist, Progenics Pharmaceuticals, NY
Monica Kolinsky 2004 Gross, Steven Regulation of Tetrahydrobiopterin Synthesis by GTP Cyclohydrolase Feedback Regulatory Protein. Associate at Wiggin and Dana LLP Greater New York City Area
Mona Lee 2004 Scheinberg, David Human Mitochondrial Peptide Deformylase. Research Development officer, UC Discovery Grant, University of California, Berkeley
Jacob Lesniak 2004 Nikolov, Dimitar Structural and Functional Characterization of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Ohr and Escherichia coli OsmC Organic Hydroperoxide Resistance Proteins. Staff Toxicologist, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Stephen Pitt 2004 Patel, Dinshaw Probing RNA-Ligand Recognition by NMR Spectroscopy: Residual Dipolar Couplings in the Determination of HIV-1 TAR RNA Structural Dynamics. Staff Scientist, Formulation Development, Drug Development Operations, Johnson & Johnson
Nancy Skacel 2004 Bertino, Joseph Characterization of the Functional Dihydrofolate Translational Up-Regulation Response Upon Antifolate Treatment and Comparison Among Species. Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, Gourge Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Ardesheer Talati 2004 Hirsch, Joy Cortical Systems that Integrate Sensory Information: An fMRI Study. Faculty Member & Associate Research Scientist, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center
Juliana Xu 2004 Gudas, Lorraine Functional Studies of REX-1 Target Genes using F9 Teratocarcinoma Stem Cells as a Model System. Chief Technology Officer, Agria Corporation, NY
Jonathan Zippin 2005 Levin, Lonny Soluble Adenylyl Cyclase: Compartmentalization of cAMP Signaling and Metabolic Sensing Dermatology Resident, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Roshni Bhakta (Mody) 2005 Koff, Andrew Attenuation of the CDK Inhibitor p21WAF1 in S Phase Cells Following DNA Damage by α-Irradiation. Licensing Associate, Office of Technology and Business Development, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Stewart Bullock 2005 Hemmings, Hugh Neurabin, A Neuronal F-Actin Binding Protein and Regulator of Protein Phosphatase-1. Division Officer, Threat Assessment Department at US. Navy
Garrett DeYulia, Jr. 2005 Golde, David Hydrogen Peroxide Generated Extracellularly by Receptor-Ligand Interaction Modulates Receptor-Dependent Signal Transduction. Scientist, Regulatory Affairs, Genentech, Inc.
Sagun Kc 2005 Gross, Steven Novel Mechanism of Antioxidant-Mediated Cellular Protection Through the Quenching of Intracellular ROS Patent Agent, Technical Advisor, MWBZ, PC, Washington, DC
Christy Mannino 2005 Inturrisi, Charles Pharmacokinetics and Antihyperalgesic Effects of 17 β-Estradiol and Progesterone in Ovariectomized Rats. Manager, Medical Science Liaison, King Pharmaceuticals, NY
Alla Zarifyan 2005   Terminal Masters Degree Associate Medical Writer, Acumed
Darya Bubman 2006 Cesarman, Ethel Deregulation of Signal Transduction Pathways by the Latent Oncoproteins of Kaposi’s Sarcoma Herpesvirus (KSHV/HHV-8). Licensing Associate at the UCSF Office of Technology Management
James Chaloupka 2006 Buck, Jochen Fungal Adenylyl Cyclases as Central Mediators of Dimorphism and Virulence. Medical Director, BGB New York
Earl Gordon 2006 Abbott, Geoffrey Voltage-Gated Potassium Channels: Modulation by Regulatory Subunits and Novel Small Molecules. Senior Research Investigator, Knopp Biosciences
David Huron 2006 Fischman, Donald Soluble Adenylyl Cyclase is an Integral Component of cAMP Microdomains. Senior Director, Medical Strategies, CCG Metamedia, New York, NY
Jaspreet Jaggi 2006 Scheinberg, David Characterization and Mitigation of the Renal Toxicity of Targeted 225Ac Nanogenerators. Global Clinical Program Head, Novartis
Vineet Jindal 2006 Scheinberg, David Terminal Masters Degree Update coming soon
Margarita Kamenetsky- Zippin 2006 Buck, Jochen Mammalian Cells Possess Multiple, Distinctly Regulated cAMP Signaling Cascades. Law Student & Research Associate at Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper, and Scinto
Barry Kappel 2006 Scheinberg, David Depletion of Specific Immunity: A Novel use of Recombinant MHC Molecules. Head of Business Development, ContraFect Corp, NYC
Gianina Panaghie 2006 Abbott, Geoffrey KCNQ1 Potassium Channel Gating and Interaction with Ancillary Subunits. Scientist I, PTC Therapeutics, NY
Justin Potuzak 2006 Tan, Derek Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Spiroketals using Novel Kinetic Cyclization Reactions Instructor, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School
Karen Wu 2006 Jaffrey, Samie The Characterization of Signaling Molecules involved in Axon Guidance Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Columbia University Medical Center
Huichun Zhan 2006 Gudas, Lorraine Physician, Northport VA Medical Center, NY
Sandra Bruening 2007   Terminal Masters Degree Scientist
Jeanne Farrell 2007 Levin, Lonny The Molecular Identity of Soluble Adenylyl Cyclase. Intellectual Property Manager, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Christina Fernandez 2007 Gudas, Lorraine Biochemical Analysis of the Role of the Truncated Hoxal Transcript in Cell Differentiation. Scientific Associate, Ogilvy Healthworld, New York, NY
Simne Langton 2007 Gudas, Lorraine The Generation and Characterization of CYP26A1-- Embryonic Stem Cells. Scientific Writer, Medicus International, New York, NY
Xiaojun Lei 2007 Li, Yueming Biochemical and Functional Study of Rhomboids, Intramembrane Serine Proteases CVC Technologies, Inc. Eastern Regional Account Manager
Jimmy Rotolo 2007 Kolesnick, Richard Ceramide-mediated Platform Generation Regulates Apoptosis in vitro and in vivo. Update coming soon
Alexander Stessin 2007 Levin, Lonny Soluble Adenylyl Cyclase as Mediator of NGF Signaling: Insight into cAMP Microdomains. Radiation Oncology Resident, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Dan Su 2007 Gudas, Lorraine Microarray Screening and Identification of RAR Gamma Responsive Genes. Postdoctoral Fellow, Chapel Hill, NC
Amy Wong 2007   Terminal Masters Update coming soon
Erin Bank 2008 Levin, Lonny Adenylyl Cyclase Activity in Plasmodium falciparum: An Essential Carbon Dioxide Sensor and Cell-Cycle Regulator. Research Development Specialist, UCSF, American Journal Experts
Nalini Broadbelt 2008 Felsen, Diane Regulation of iNOS Expression in Response to Pressure in Proximal Tubule Cells. Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School, Brighma and Women's Hospital, Dr. Zhou lab
Eun Choi 2008 Abbott, Geoffrey Regulation of KCNQ1 Potassium Channel Gating and Trafficking by MinK and MiRP2 Analyst, Millennium Partners, LP
Ann Marie Gregus 2008 Inturrisi, Charles Involvement of the GluR5 Subunit of Kainate Receptors in Morphine Tolerance, Cocaine Sensitivity and Cocaine Preference. Postdoctoral Fellow, UCSD, CA
Jimcy Platholi 2008 Hemmings, Hugh Regulation of Protein Phosphatase-1I in Transient Global Cerebral Ischemia and Reperfusion. Postdoctoral Scholar, UCSD, San Diego, CA
Shiying Shang 2008 Tan, Derek A Unified Synthetic Approach to Polyketides Having Both Skeletal and Stereochemical Diversity. Research Associate at University of Colorado
Sue Ellen Touma 2008 Gudas, Lorraine Analysis of Retinoid Signalling and Metabolism in Urologic Cancers. Scientific Associate, McMahon Group, NY
Weisi Yan 2008 Gross, Steven Functional Protemic Study of Akt Reveals Novel Substrates in Translation. Radiation Oncology Fellow, New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY, NY
Ronnie Maharaj 2008   Terminal Masters  
Marybeth Garceau 2009 Gross, Steven S-Nitrosylation of PDE5 Contributes to Desensitization of the NO/cGMP Signaling Pathway Research Analyst, CNA, Arlington, VA
Ensar Halilovic 2009 Rosen, Neal The Role of Mutational Activation of RAS and PI3K Signaling Pathways in Human Tumors: Biologic and Therapeutic Implications. Research Inverstigator, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc., Oncology Translational Medicine, Cambridge, MA
Lisa Placanica 2009 Li, Yueming Endogenous Gamma Secretase: Activity, Substrate Selectivity and Molecular Composition Business Development Director, Mount Sinai Innovation Partners, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Kymora Scotland 2009 Gudas, Lorraine Analysis of Rex1 (ZFP42) Expression and Function in Murine Embryonic Stem Cells and Prostate Epithelial Cells Urology fellow at Jefferson Medical Center, PA
Chad Shelton 2009 Li, Yueming Gamma Secretase Regulation and Function in Alzheimer Disease and Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Research Analyst, CNA, Arlington, VA
Amanda Weyerbacher 2009 Inturrisi, Charles Distinct Temporal and Cellular Signaling Mechanisms Mediate the Initiation and Maintenance of Inflammatory Pain. Senior Scientist, Safety Evaluation, Research and Development L’Oreal USA, Clark , NJ
Cynthia Ann Kou 2009 Malcolm, Moore Therapeutic Strategies for Targeting the Leukemic Stem Cell  Medical writer
Branka Stancevic 2009 Kolesnick, Richard Ceramide-Rich Platforms Regulate Ionizing Radiation Sensitivity in Endothelium  Assistant Medical Director, Lumenon Medica, New York
Sindy Noemi Escobar Alvarez   2010 Scheinberg, David Structure and Function of Human Mitochondrial Peptide Deformylase. Senior Program Officer for Medical Research at the Doris Duke Foundation, New York, NY
Nikki Charles 2010 Holland, Eric Nitric Oxide and Notch Signaling in the Glioma Perivascular Niche.  Clinical Research Project Manager at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, New York, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Judith Mesicek (Escorcia) 2010 Kolesnick, Richard Elucidating the Roles of Human Ceramide Synthase Isoforms in Ionizing Radiation-induced Apoptosis.  Medical Strategy Director at Area23, New York, NY
Clare LeFave 2010 Cartegni, Luca HnRNP H Drives an Oncogenic Splicing Switch in Gliomus.  Project Manager, Biomarkers, Greater Philadelphia Area
George Boutsalis 2010 Cartegni, Luca Oncogenic Potential of ERG and TMPRSS2:ERG Variants in Prostate Cancer. Scientific Director, Pharmaceuticals, Medscape
Eric Salazar, MD,PhD 2010 Levin, Lonny/ Jochen Buck Novel Inhibitors of the Essential Plasmodium falciparum Adenylyl Cyclase-ß as Potential Antimalarials. Assistant Professor of Pathology and Genomic Medicine at Houston Methodist, Houston, TX
Freddy Escorcia 2010 Scheinberg, David Anti-vascular Alpha-particle Radioimmunotherapy Selectively Kills Tumor Vasculature and Results in Vascular Remodeling that Enhances Chemotherapeutic Drug Penetration and Efficacy Radiation Oncology Resident (MSKCC)
Carlos Villa 2010 Scheinberg, David Applications of Carbon Nanotubes in Cancer Immunotherapy Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Pennsylvania
Jonathan Seideman 2010 Scheinberg, David Mechanisms of Apoptosis, Cellular Resistance, and Pharmacologic Protection in Alpha Particle Radioimmunotherapy. Managing Partner at Arcus Medica, Philadelphia, PA
Jeremy Paige 2010 Jaffrey, Samie RNA Analogs of Green Fluorescent Protein for Live Cell RNA Imaging and Development of Small Molecule Sensors Resident Physician at University of Washington Radiology, Seattle, WA
Ronald Bultje 2010 Anderson, Stewart Notch Signaling in Forebrain Neurogenesis CEO & Founder of Two Orioles
Marisa Carbonaro 2011 Giannakkaou, Paraskevi The Microtubule-dependent Regulation of the Hypoxia Inducible Factor-1? (HIF-1?) Scientist at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Vasundhra Kashyap 2011 Gudas, Lorraine Transcriptional Regulatory Mechanisms Mediated by Retinoids and RAR in Stem Cells and Fibroblasts R&D Business Analytics Decision Support Manager (Shire Company), Lexington, MA
De-Ming Chau 2011 Li, Yueming Biochemical and Pharmacological Study of Gamma-Secretase in Alzheimer's Disease and Cancer Senior Lecturer at Universiti Putra Malaysia, Greater New York City Area
Vikram Kanda 2011 Abbott, Geoffrey KCNE Ancillary Subunits Dictate the Surface Composition and Density of Voltage-Gated Potassium Channels Senior Vice President - Medical Strategy, L&M Healthcare Communications, Boston, MA
Eleanor Allen 2011 Sauve, Anthony Insight into Enzymes Which Synthesize and Metabolize NAD+ and New NAD+ Prodrugs Senior Consultant at Navigant New York, New York, Management Consulting
Jennifer W.Y. Chien Villa 2011 Li, Yueming Mechanism of Hypoxia-Regulated Gamma-secretase in Notch-Mediated Breast Cancer Metastasis Senior Associate, Biomedical Programs at The Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, PA
Eric Chea 2011 Tan, Derek Design, Synthesis, and Application of Saponin Adjuvant Biochemical Tools Sr. Data Science Manager, McKesson
Kurtis Haro 2011 Scheinberg, David Mechanisms of Linear Energy Transfer-Dependent Radiation Resistance in Myeloid Leukemia Cells Systems Analyst III at CALIBRE Systems, Inc./National Center for Biotechnology Information Washington D.C. Metro Area
Jessica Falco(Marshall) 2011 Sauve, Anthony The Synthesis and use of Small Molecules to Study Sirtuin Mediated Enzyme Reactions Senior Medical Director at Advanced Studies in Medicine (ASiM) Greater New York City Area
Noel Yan Ki Chan 2011 Levi, Roberto An Unsuspected Property of Natriuretic Peptides: Promotion of Ca2+-dependent Catecholamine Release via PKG-mediated PDE3 Inhibition Postdoctoral Fellow, Departments of Anaesthesia and Medicine, Laboratory of Piero Anversa, M.D., Harvard Medical School
Jonathan Wei Ji Chang 2012 Shuman, Stewart Formation and Roles of the Trimethylguanosine Cap Update Coming Soon
Mark Lundquist 2012 Jaffrey, Samie MICAL-2 Regulates Nuclear Actin Postdoctoral Researcher, Meyer Cancer Center (Cantley Lab) Weill Cornell Medicine
Aikaterini Chatzi 2012 Melnick, Ari Mechanisms of BCL6 Transcriptional Repression in Germinal Center B cells and Lymphoma Postdoctoral Fellow, Ari Melnik lab, WCMC
Ken Hess 2012 Buck/Levin A cAMP Microdomain Contained Within Eukaryotic Mitochondria Manager, Licensing and Business Development at Purdue Pharma L.P.
Megan Ricard-Place 2012 Gudas, Lorraine The role of Cyp26a1in spinal motor neuron differentiation Pipeline and Portfolio Planning Manager at Genentech San Francisco Bay Area
Tal Nuriel 2012 Gross, Steven Unbiased Identification and Quantification of Protein Nitration Sites and Investigation of their Reversibility Postdoctoral Fellow at Columbia University, New York
Anna Zaydman(Federman) 2012 Hemmings, Hugh Protein Phosphatase-1 Regulation by the Novel Cyclin-Dependent Kinase PFTK1 Medical Writer at Articulate Science, London UK
Jonathan Chen 2012 Levin/Buck Molecular Identification of Soluble Adenylyl Cyclase in Somatic Tissues. Radiation Oncology Resident Physician at Weill Cornell Medicine Greater New York City Area
Pamela Wille 2012 Gross, Steven Nitric Oxide and Protein Ubiquitination: Discovery and Characterization of the E3 Ubiquitin Ligase RNF25as a Target of NO Group Copy Supervisor at DDB Health
Jacob Bitterman 2012 Levin/Buck Pharmacologic and Genetic Modulation of Adenylyl Cyclase Activity. Residue Chemistry Reviewer at FDA CVM Washington D.C. Metro Area/Pharmaceuticals
Dou Youn 2012 Sauve, Anthony Nicotinamide Riboside as a New Vitamin B3 and Studies on NAD+ Signaling. Postdoctoral Fellow at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NYC
Aneesh Sheth 2013 Scheinberg, David Inhibition of Mitochondrial Peptide Deformylase Causes Apoptosis in C-myc Overexpressing Cancers CEO, Dr. Sheth Enterprises, Mumbia, India
Christina Crump 2013 Li, Yueming Target Identification and Mechanism of Y-Secretase Modulators and Inhibitors as Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutics Manager of Research and Development at ABCO Global, Panama City, Panama
Rui Wang 2013 Luo, Minkui Profiling Substrates of Protein Methyltransferases with SAM Analogues and Engineered Enzymes Senior Scientist at AbbVie Cambridge, Massachusetts
Daniele Rohle 2013 Mellinghoff, Ingo Characterization of the Role of Mutant Isocitrate Dehydrogenase (IDH1) in Gliomagenesis. Scientist at Roche, Basel Area, Switzerland
Elissaveta Petrova 2013 Resh, Marilyn Development of Hedgehog Acyltransferase Inhibitors as a Novel Method to Inhibit Sonic Hedgehog Signaling in Pancreatic Cancer Laboratory Head at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Gina Rocco 2013 Cartegni, Luca Characterization of Alternative Splicing Events of AML1-ETO Fusion Protein in Leukemia Senior Medical Writer at BGB Group, New York, NY
Narae Bae 2013 Nimer, Stephen The Role of p53 in DNA Damage Response and MLL Re-arranged Leukemia Chemosensitivity Manager, Regulatory Affairs Korea/Pharmaceuticals
Matthew Sung 2013 Giannakakou, Paraskevi Towards the Understanding of Clinical Taxane Resistance Senior Scientist at Pfizer Inc., Pearl River, NY
Iva Dincheva 2013 Lee, Francis The Role of Neurotrophins and Neurotrophin-like Receptors in CNS Disorders Postdoctoral Research Scientist at Columbia University Medical Center
Kasia Marcinkiewicz 2013 Gudas, Lorraine Altered Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression in Human Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cell Lines Locum Assistant Editor at Nature Biotechnology at Springer Nature, New York, NY
Nicholas Veomett 2014 Scheinberg, David Regulating the Therapeutic Efficacy of a TCR-like Antibody to Intracellular WT1 via Fc Engineering and Target Modulation Associate, McKinsey & Company Los Angeles, California
Joel Schrock 2014 Pasternak, Gavril Pharmacological and Biochemical Characterization of Sigma1 Receptors and their Ligand Manager- Pfizer Consulting and Execution
Julie Pickett 2014 Pasternak, Gavril Site-specific Approaches for Incorporating Radioiodine Postdoctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Baltimore, Maryland
William Harkcom 2014 Jaffrey, Samie The Role of NAD and SIRT3 in Microtubule Regulation Solution Architect at Atypon, Greater New York City Area
Jamie McBean 2014 Luo, Minkui Biochemical Elucidation of SET7/9-Mediated Protein Methylation Associate Medical Director at BGB Group, Greater New York City Area
Tony Davis 2014 Tan, Derek Chemical Biology Approaches Towards Cell-Permeable Antibacterials Targeting Non-Ribosomal Peptide Biosynthesis Postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Professor. Michael Burkart at the University of California-San Diego
Sara Kubek 2014 Mellinghoff, Ingo The Role of the Phosphoinositide 3-Kinase Pathway in PDGFR Driven Gliomas. Postdoctoral Fellow at Fred Hutch Seattle, Washington
Courtney Marie Alexander 2014 Li, Yueming Identification of ?-Secretase Endogenous Regulators: From Substrate to Inhibitor Medical/Scientific Writer at Guidemark Health Stamford, Connecticut
Joshua Linscott 2014 Luo,Minkui Protein Lysine Methyltransferases:Substrates, Mechanism, and Transition States Student at Tufts University School of Medicine
Alex Hansler 2014 Gross, Steven Untargeted Metabolomics to Assess Metabolic Consequences of Gene Mutations in Early Stage Murine Embryos and Bacteria Life Sciences Product Specialist at Agilent Technologies
Brittany Carson 2014 Brown, Anthony PERK Dependent Inhibition of Wnt Signaling by the Unfolded Protein Response Postdoctoral Fellow at Karolinska Institutet
Christina Maksymiuk 2014 Nathan, Carl Multifunctionality of 2-hydroxy-3-oxoadipate synthase (HOAS) in Mycobacterium tuberculosis virulence, metabolism, and resistance to reactive nitrogen intermediates Consultant at Bionest Partners New York, New York
William Mills, IV 2015 Szeto, Hazel Reenergizing Mitochondria in Diabetic Ocular Tissue to Combat Visual Dysfunction. Healthcare Equity Analyst at Camber Capital Management, LLC
Rebecca Goldstein 2015 Melnick, Ari The Role of Hsp90 in B cell Receptor Signaling and Novel Combinatorial Therapies for ABC DLBCL. Senior Associate Scientist at Amgen San Francisco Bay Area
Michael Boice 2015 Guido-Wendel, Hans The TNFRSF14/HVEM Receptor is an Extrinsic Tumor Suppressor in Follicular Lymphoma. Co-Founder at Repairogen, New York, NY
Tharu Fernando 2015 Melnick, Ari The Role of Heat Shock Factor 1 in Germinal Center B Cells and Lymphoma. Postdoctoral Fellow at Genentech San Francisco Bay Area
Denise Minton 2015 Gudas, Lorraine The Roles of HIF1-alpha and Target Gene NDUFA4L2 in Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma. Postdoctoral Fellow at NYU Langone Medical Center Greater New York City Area
Emma Laird Mitchell 2015 Toth, Miklos Maternal Programming of Behavior. Clinical Trial Manager at Shionogi Inc. Greater New York City Area
Kerry Purtell 2015 Hemmings, Hugh Effects of the General Anesthetic Isoflurane on Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels and the Presynaptic Action Potential. Postdoctoral Fellow New York, New York
Danica Chiu 2016 Li, Yueming The Non-Transcriptional Role of Hif-1? in the Activation and Regulation of ?-Secretase. Postdoctoral Fellow at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. United States
Michael Kaufmann 2016 Mellinghoff, Ingo Understanding Signal Transduction in Ras-MAP Kinase Altered Glioma. MBA Candidate at Johnson School of Management
Alissa Brandes 2016 Li, Yueming Regulation of Notch Signaling by Gamma-Secretase Protein Modulators. Director of Marketing Innovation Forum New York, Global Scholar/Life Sciences Specialist Prescouter
Elisabeth Wondimu 2016 Goldring, Mary Defining the Contribution of the E-74 Like Factor 3 (Elf3) to Cartilage Degradation in Osteoarthritis in Mice. PhD, Greater New York City Area
Chelsea Buma (Paresi) 2016 Li, Yueming The Mechanism of Action of Novel Gamma-Secretase Modulators Junior Embryologist at Ovation Fertility
Abigail Kathryn Horstmann 2017 Gudas, Lorraine The Mechanism of Action of Novel Gamma-Secretase Modulators.. TBA
Emily Joel Mercer 2017 Evans, Todd Discovery of a Cardioprotective Mechanism Regulated by HSPB7 TBA
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