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Mohammad Almishwat

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Murakami/Ferry)
006/308 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-1206

Krista Armbruster

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Meredith)
206 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 867-5909

Anna Okula Basile

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Ritchie)
328 Innovation Blvd, Suite 210
(814) 272-5093

Douglas G. Baumann

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Gilmour)
465 North Frear Laboratory
(814) 865-3795

Abigail Bender

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Anthony Blaszczyk

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Booker)
323 Chemistry Building
(814) 865-8794

Rachel Bonds

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Victoria Bonnell

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Rotation)

Casey Brown

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Marcel Burton

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Gregory Carter

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Zhang)
224 Chemistry Building
(814) 863-3732

Hengye Chen

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Bai)

Nucleosome depletion and gene regulation

107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 863-4824

Rebecca D'Amico

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Showalter/Boehr)
109 Chemistry Building
(814) 867-2975

Roberta Dollinger

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Gilmour)
107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-3795

Catherine Douds

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Rotation)

Meaghan Dougher

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Manyu Du

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Bai)
418 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 863-4824

Noah Dunham

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Bollinger/Krebs/Boal)
318 Chemistry Building
(814) 863-5685

Chengye Feng

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Rolls)
114 Life Sciences Building
(814) 867-1396

Mengyang Feng

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Lüscher)
208 Life Sciences Building
(814) 865-5563

Katherine Ferrari

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Mark Frank

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Rotation)

Latisha Franklin

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Hanna-Rose)
107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-2538

Sidney Gaston Sanchez

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Tyler Goralski

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Keiler)
401 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 863-0801

Christopher Gray

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Mallouk)
221 South Frear
(814) 863-9791

Shayna Gray

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Virginia Rose Greenberger

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Cremer)
232 South Frear
(814) 865-6260

James Gumkowski

  • Chemistry (Boal)
319 Chemistry
(814) 867-2889

Arnab Sen Gupta

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Mallouk)
221 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 863-9791

Siyang Hao

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Lai/Paulson)
123 Life Sciences Building
(814) 863-3546

Kevin Hart

  • Immunology & Infectious Disease Graduate Student (Lindner)
W223 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 867-4107

Codey Henderson

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Cremer)
232 South Frear
(814) 865-6260

Ming-Yang Ho

  • Plant Biology Graduate Student (Bryant)
403 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 863-7405

Henry (Chia Heng) Hsiung

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Cameron)
107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-2538

Yixin Hu

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Mallouk)

I am interested in the design and investigation of water splitting photoanode in a photoelectrochemical cell.

221 South Frear Laboratory
(518) 526-2077

Samantha Jarvis

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Sarah Jefferson

  • MCIBS - Neuroscience Graduate Student (Lüscher)
203 Life Sciences Building
(814) 865-5563

Matthew Jensen

  • MCIBS – Bioinformatics and Genomics Graduate Student(Girirajan)
205 Life Sciences Building
(814) 865-4303

Erik Jewell

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Mallouk)

I am interested in the development and understanding of synthetic nano-/micromotors and pumps. This applies at the individual particle level as well as in larger systems where interesting collective behavior develops.

221 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 863-9791

Vivian Robert Jeyachandran

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Boal)
107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-2538

Haoyang Jiang

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Reese)
462 North Frear Laboratory
(814) 865-1977

Akshay Kakumanu

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Mahony)
405 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 867-6023

Nicole Kaplan

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Santy)
107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-2538

Kelvin Kho

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Meredith)
301 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 863-7667

Hyejeoing Kim

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Rotation)

Hayley Knox

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Booker)
327 Chemistry Building
(814) 865-8794

Dale Kopp

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Postle)
301 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 863-7667

Emily Koubek

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Santy)
208 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 863-5867

Xiao Shan Law

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

James Lee

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Rotation)

Alana Lesnansky

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Postle)
107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-2538

Binglan (Victoria) Li

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Ritchie)
328 Innovation Blvd, Suite 210
(814) 272-5093

Yuguang Li

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Mallouk)

Electrochemistry with a focus on renewable energy applications (battery, fuel cell, electrolyzer, photovoltaic and more)

221 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 863-9791

Yi-Ting Liao

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Cremer)
233 South Frear
(814) 865-6260

Jingrui Liu

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Gu)
262 North Frear Laboratory
(814) 867-3828

Jovan Livada

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Bollinger/Krebs)
317 Chemistry Building
(814) 863-0484

Welley Loc

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Adair (EMS)/Mallouk)
310 Hallowell
(814) 865-5585

Feiyue Lu

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Gilmour)
465 North Frear Laboratory
(814) 865-3795

Pratibha Mahale

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Mallouk)
221 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 862-8261

Zachary Mandell

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Rotation)

Ryan Martinie

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Bollinger/Krebs)
318 Chemistry Building
(814) 863-5685

Lynnicia Massenburg

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Rotation)

Yurika Matsui

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Lai)
123 Life Sciences Building
(814) 863-3546

Michael Maybin

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Meredith)
107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-2538

Erin McCarthy

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Booker)
302 Chemistry Building
(814) 865-8794

John McManus

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Tien)
313 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 865-0658

Han Mei

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Nekrutenko)
505 Wartik Laboratory
(814) 865-4753

McCauley Meyer

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Rotation)

Ilia Minkin

  • Computer Science & Engineering Graduate Student (Medvedev)
506 Wartik Laboratory

Andrew Mitchell

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Boal)
326 Chemistry Building
(814) 867-2889

Corinna Moro

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Hanna-Rose)
104 Life Sciences Building
(814) 865-7905

Gulsum Elif Muku

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Perdew)
309 Life Sciences Building
(814) 863-7610

Elyse Munoz

  • Genetics Graduate Student (Lindner)
W223 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 867-4107

Swathi Murali

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Minh An Nguyen

  • Graduate Student (Mallouk)
221 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 863-9791

Gavin Palowitch

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Boal)
318 Chemistry
(814) 867-2889

Utsav Pandey

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Szpara)
W221 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 867-4854

Karla Piedl

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Golbeck)
3rd Floor South Frear Laboratory
(814) 865-1152

Lucilla Pizzo

  • Molecular Medicine Graduate Student (Girirajan)
205 Life Sciences Building
(814) 865-4303

Bede Portz

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Gilmour)
465 North Frear Laboratory
(814) 865-3795

Jacob Potter

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Postle)
107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-2538

Kendra Prutton

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Saranya Pullanchery

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Cremer)
209 South Frear
(814) 865-6260

Lauren Rajakovich

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Bollinger/Krebs)
336/332 Chemistry Building
(814) 863-5685

Douglas Ralph

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Peters)
312 Life Sciences Building
(814) 863-8421

Molly Rathbun

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Szpara)
107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-2538

Juan Antonio Raygoza

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Mwangi)
W236 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 863-8806

Ericka Reed

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Miyashiro)
414 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 865-6911

Liqiang Ren

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Mallouk)

My research interests are in the combination of microfluidics with optics, acoustics and chemistry for biomedical applications such as sensing, cell sorting and separation, and drug delivery.

221 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 777-1308

Andrew Renda

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Babitzke/Bevilacqua)
107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-2538

Kelly Rios

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Lindner)

Selection of transcripts for translational repression in Plasmodium

W224 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 867-4107

Bradley Rogers

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Cremer)
209 South Frear
(814) 865-6260

Alyssa Rosas

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Mallouk)

Characterization of late transition catalytic metal nanoparticles on early transition metal oxide supports.

221 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 863-9791

Hannah Rose

  • Chemistry (Boal)
318 Chemistry
(814) 867-2889

Jennifer Russell

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Mallouk)
221 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 863-9791

Timothy Russell

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Llinás)
107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-2538

Jason Sanderson

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Ryan Schonert

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student

My research with Dr. Hietpas explores the secondary transfer of gunshot residue (GSR) to bystanders not present during firearm discharge events. We will use SEM-EDS to analyze samples taken from the hands of shooters and bystanders involved in a number of mock shooting scenarios.

329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Nicholas Schultheis

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Rotation)

Anne Sendecki

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Cremer)
210 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 865-6260

Shefali Setia

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Ritchie)
328 Innov Blvd, Suite 210
(814) 272-5086

Yeonoh Shin

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Murakami)
006 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-1206

Mackenzie Shipley

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Szpara)
W208 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 867-4854

Suprita Singh

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Llinás)
W124 Millennium Science Complex
(814) 867-3527

Nathan Soulier

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Bryant)
403 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 863-7405

Divyanshi Srivastava

  • MCIBS - Bioinformatics & Genomics (Mahony)
405 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 867-6023

Nicholas Stoler

  • Bioinformatics Graduate Student (Nekrutenko)
505 Wartik Laboratory
(814) 865-4753

Sarah Stratton

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Chen Sun

  • Computer Science & Engineering Graduate Student (Medvedev)
506 Wartik Laboratory

Jinquan Sun

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Wang)
453 North Frear Laboratory
(814) 863-3680

Linhan Sun

  • Plant Biology Graduate Student (Kao)
331 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 863-7513

Simou (Summer) Sun

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Cremer)
209 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 865-6260

Catherine Sutherland

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Murakami)
006 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-1206

Xiaomeng Tang

  • Graduate Student (Adair (EMS)/Mallouk)
310 Hallowell
(814) 863-8378

Paige Teehan

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Rotation)

Teresa Teidge

  • Forensic Science Graduate Student
329 Whitmore Lab
(814) 863-6578

Jennifer L. Thweatt

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Bryant)
403 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-2538

Ritesh Uppuluri

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Mallouk)

Soft chemistry of layered oxides

221 S Frear Laboratory
(217) 274-4239

Grace Usher

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Showalter)
107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-2538

Joseph Vavra

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Rotation)

Rahul Vegesna

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Medvedev)
506 Wartik Laboratory

Anurag Verma

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Ritchie)
328 Innov. Blvd., Suite 210
(814) 272-5087

Xiaohan Wang

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Peters)
312 Life Sciences Building
(814) 863-8421

Nathan Wasilko

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Miyashiro)
410 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 865-6911

Allison Williams

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Bevilacqua)
107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-2538

Lihua Wu

  • Plant Biology Graduate Student (Kao)
331 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 863-7513

Xiaoran Xin

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Gu)
262 North Frear Laboratory
(814) 867-3828

Cheng Xu

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Bai)
418 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 863-4824

Pengtao Xu

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Mallouk)

I am interested in understanding the fundamental mechanism of  electron transport in water-splitting dye-sensitized solar cells, which convert solar energy into chemical fuels.

221 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 324-4683

Naomi Yamada

  • MCIBS-Bioinformatics & Genomics (Mahony)
405 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 867-6023

Chao Yan

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Bai)
418 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 863-4824

Zhifei Yan

  • Chemistry Graduate Student (Mallouk)

Understanding ionic transport and water dissociation kinetics in bipolar membranes

221 South Frear Laboratory
(814) 777-6426

Melanie Yap

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Perdew)
309 Life Sciences Building
(814) 863-7610

Calvin Yeager

  • BMMB Graduate Student (Cameron)
107 Althouse Laboratory
(814) 865-2538

Xiaoyu Zhu

  • MCIBS Graduate Student (Gu)
254 North Frear Laboratory
(814) 867-3828