Chembio Former Students

NameGraduation Year/Degree ReceivedPost-KU
Yusuf Adeshina2019 - Ph.D.Associate Director, VantAl, New York, NY
Adriana Altuve-Blanco2004 - Ph.D.Senior Director, R&D, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH
Brett Ambler2017 - Ph.D.Senior Scientist, Discover Chemistry, Philadelphia, PA  
Angelo Andres2022 - Ph.D.Senior Scientist, AstraZeneca’s Chemical Biology Group, Boston, MA
Kyle Apley2022 - Ph.D.Research Assistant Professor, Washington University
Kevin Armendariz2013 - Ph.D.Innovation Center Director, Novation iQ, Overland Park, KS
Kenneth Avocetien Senior Research Associate, Gritstone Oncology, Cambridge, MA
Alison (Donnelly) Axtman2011 - Ph.D.Research Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Aaron Bart2014 - Ph.D.Scientist, Protein Science & Structural Biology, Triana Biomedicines, Boston, MA
Bryce Blankenfeld2014 - M.S.Clinical Data Analyst, OM1, St. Paul, MN
Hayley Blockinger2022 - M.S.Senior Associate Scientist, Catalent, Kansas City, MO
Andie Jo Cassity2020 - Ph.D.Chemist, Chillicothe, MO
Amritangshu Chakravarty2021 - Ph.D.Scientist, KCAS, Bioanalytical and Biomarker Services, Lawrence, KS
Hannah (Johnson) Colmer2016 - Ph.D.Associate Professor, Chemistry Program Director, University of St. Mary
Rachael M. (Saylor) Crowley2017 - Ph.D.Technical Writer/Editor, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Bethesda, MA
Megen (Miller) Culpepper2009 - Ph.D.Associate Professor, Appalachian State University
Katelyn Deckert2012 - M.S.Laboratory Planner and Interior Designer, CRB, Kansas City, MO
Melissa Denler2019 - Ph.D.Assistant Teaching Professor, Colorado State University
Matt DeVore2012 - Ph.D.Software Engineer, Cardinal Health, Springfield, MO
Nicholas Dickenson2008 - Ph.D.Associate Professor, Utah State University
Gihan Dissanayake2022 - Ph.D.Medicinal Chemist, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA
Kimberly (Lovell) Donnelly2011 - Ph.D.Pulmonary Research, University of Kansas Medical Center
Kara (Hinshaw) Evans2018 - Ph.D.Scientist, International Flavors and Fragrances, Health and Biosciences, Madison, WI
Charlie Fehl2014 - Ph.D.Assistant Professor, Wayne State University
Meghan Franklin2019 - Ph.D.Scientist, Generate Biomedicines, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Todd Funke2008 - Ph.D.Lab Director, Undergraduate Biology Program, University of Kansas
Kiersten Garcia2021 - Ph.D.Scientist, Carle Health, Champaign, IL
Amanda Glass2012 - Ph.D.Associate Professor, Johnson County Community College
Andrew Harned2004 - Ph.D.Senior Scientist II, Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Lawrence, KS
Benjamin Haugeberg2016 - M.S.Assistant Professor, Itasca Community College and Vermilion Community College
Sidnee Hedrick2022 - Ph.D.Prevention Outreach Coordinator, Adapt Integrated Health Care, Roseburg, Oregon
Wade Henke2022 - Ph.D.Scientist, Proctor and Gamble, North Chicago, IL
Latavia K. Hill2022 - Ph.D.Analytical Bioassay Scientist, Eurofins PSS Insourcing Solutions, Albany, NY
Jordan Hunt2020 - Ph.D.Associate Principal Scientist, Azurity Pharmaceuticals, Overland Park, KS
David Hymel2014 - Ph.D.Senior Research Scientist, Novo Nordisk Research Center, Seattle, WA
David Ingham2021 - Ph.D.Senior Research Associate, University of Kansas Medical Center
Pamela Johnson2021 - Ph.D.Science Advisor, Goodwin, Boston, MA 
Stephanie Johnson2021 - Ph.D.Senior Scientist, Pfizer Company, Chesterfield, MO
Tommy Johnson2016 - M.S.Realtor, ReeceNichols, Kansas City
Nikola Kenjic2019 - Ph.D.Scientist, Terray Therapeutics, Monrovia, CA
Caitlin Kent2020 - Ph.D.Principle Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry, MapLight Therapeutics, Inc., Boston, MA
Daniel Kim Associate Director, Takeda, Cambridge, MA
Anna M. L. Klompen2022 - Ph.D.NSF Postdoctoral Research in Biology Fellowship, Stowers Institute for Medical Research in the Gibson Lab, Kansas City, MO
Chris Kuehl2015 - Ph.D.Associate Director, Azurity Pharmaceuticals, Spring Hill, KS
Michaela (McNiff) Lantz2017 - Ph.D.Senior Scientist, AbbVie, Chicago, IL
Molly Lee2017 - Ph.D.Chemist, US Food and Drug Administration, Washington, D.C.
Martin Leon2018 - Ph.D.Scientist, Access to Advanced Health Institute, Seattle, WA
Cindy Yang Ly2022 - Ph.D.Scientist II, Molecular Virologist and Cell Biologist, Millipore Sigma, Boston, MA
Rucha Vinod Mahadik2023 - Ph.D.Bristol Myers Squibb, New Brunswick, NJ
Jaycee Mayfield2021 - M.S.Assistant Chemist, Peterson Chemical Technology, Fort Smith, AR
Ian McBride Senior Chemist, City of Kansas City, MO
Jeff McFarlane2019 - Ph.D.Assistant Professor, Biochemistry, Fort Lewis College
Andrew McShan2016 - Ph.D.Assistant Professor, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology
Matt Meinig2015 - Ph.D.Pharmacologist, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, MD
Kathy Meneely2007 - Ph.D.Lab Manager, University of Texas at San Antonio
Jose Olucha2012 - Ph.D.Senior Product Manager, Twist Bioscience, San Diego, CA
Laura Peterson2012 - Ph.D.Lead QC Scientist, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Alachua, FL
Elyse Petrunak2015 - Ph.D.Research Scientist, Broad Institute at MIT and Harvard
Chad Pickens2017 - Ph.D.Principal Research Scientist, AbbVie, Chicago, IL
Jennifer (Treece) Poole2011 - Ph.D.Project Manager, FLIR Systems, Pittsburgh, PA
Katherine M. Prevatt-Smith2012 - Ph.D.Research Scientist, ConocoPhilips
Andrew Riley2015 - Ph.D.Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
Yssa Rodriguez2021 - Ph.D.Scientist, Catalent Pharma Solutions, Kansas City, MO
Trey Ronnebaum2018 - Ph.D.Investigator-Biochemist, GKS, Collegeville, PA 
Patrick Ross2022 - Ph.D.Postdoctoral Researcher, San Diego Biomedical Research Institute, San Diego, CA 
Christian Sanchez Graduate Student, University of Puerto Rico
Kelci Schilly2021 - Ph.D.Senior Scientist, Bristol Myers Squibb, Summit, NJ
Christopher Schneider2009 - Ph.D.Investigator, GlaxoSmithKline, King of Prussia, PA
Amber Smith2015 - Ph.D.Principal Investigator, H37, Wake Forest, NC
Katelyn Soules2020 - Ph.D.Research Scientist, Merck, Lawrence, KS
Jay Unruh2006 - Ph.D.Director of Scientific Data, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO
Joshua Waetzig2008 - Ph.D.Process Chemist, IDRx, Green Harbor, MA
Alan Whitehead2007 - Ph.D.Principal Scientist, Merck Laboratories, ​Kenilworth, NJ
Sam Williamson2018 - M.S.Process Development Research Scientist, Usona Institute, Madison, WI
Yuwen Yin2021 - Ph.D.Postdoctoral Researcher, Koch Institute, MIT