BSBT Alumni Spring 2023


Zeke Cain Fitzgerald
The BSBT program serves as an excellent springboard to jump-start a career in industry or academia. There are so many opportunities for learning and growing your skillset, from the academically rigorous classes to hands on training in on-campus labs. The program recruits students and instructors with a diverse range of backgrounds and interests such that you are exposed to a vast range of career possibilities. For anyone interested in a career in the sciences the BSBT program presents an excellent two-year investment."

— Ezekiel Cain Fitzgerald, MLS (ASCP)

November, 2022

Current Students

Student Name Prior InstitutionCareer Goal
Adams, Mariam University of Colorado Denver Medical/Clinical
Arnold, Kirsten Weber State University Data Science/Bioinformatics
Bellesheim, Brian University of Vermont Biotechnology/Industry
Borkan, Aidan University of Wisconsin - Madison Biotechnology/Industry
Broe, Megan University of Colorado Denver Academia_Research
Cain Fitzgerald, Ezekiel University of Vermont Medical/Clinical
Currie, Jordan Western Kentucky University Biotechnology/Industry
Dettman, Kaitlin (RA) Colorado State University Biotechnology/Industry
Distel, Catherine Colorado State University Biotechnology/Industry
Ellwood-Digel, Logan Carleton College Biotechnology/Industry
Harrower, Mallory University of Pennsylvania Medical/Clinical
Hinthorn, Tyler University of St. Francis Biotechnology/Industry
Kondratko, Dominika University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Undecided
Le, Nghia "Neo" University of Colorado Denver Medical/Clinical
Lv, Xiaohui Zhengzhou University Academia_Research
Main, Christopher University of Colorado Colorado Springs Undecided
Manda, Vyshnavi Andhra University Biotechnology/Industry
Mascarenhas, Travis University of Colorado Boulder Medical/Clinical
May, Nicholas Colorado State University Biotechnology/Industry
Michlin, Joshua University of Colorado Colorado Springs Biotechnology/Industry
Noble, Tysen University of St. Francis Academia_Research
Olschefski, Aaron Eastern Michigan University Biotechnology/Industry
Raguindin, Robert Ihro University of Alaska Anchorage Undecided
Shiferaw, Tsion University of Colorado Denver Biotechnology/Industry
Sigman, Julia University of Pennsylvania Biotechnology/Industry
Toperzer, Jody University of Tennessee Knoxville Biotechnology/Industry
Vela Lopez, Karla University of Colorado Denver Data Science/Bioinformatics
Worledge, Corey Oregon State University Academia_Research
Yenugudhati, Kiranmayee Osmania University Biotechnology/Industry
BSBT Outcomes


Alum NameCurrent Position
Aghili, Leila Professional Research Assistant | Alzheimer's lab, Anschutz Medical Campus
Amaya, MiltonLaboratory Science Professional | Cardiology Lab, Anschutz Medical Campus
Bell, Kimberly Laboratory Scientist | Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Bratina, Courtney Clinical Investigator | Food and Drug Administration
Burkhardt, Alicia Regulatory Affairs Specialist at Terumo BCT | Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies
Casey, Justin Research Coordinator | Cancer Clinical Trials Office (CCTO)
Cuevas, Melissa Professional Research Assistant | Scoliosis lab, Anschutz Medical Campus
DeHay, KendraScientific Writer I | Inotiv
Elos, Mihret Professional Research Assistant | Alzheimer's lab, Anschutz Medical Campus
Espinoza, Veronica Professional Research Assistant | Endocrinology lab, Anschutz Medical Campus
Glennon, Mary Office of Research Compliance, Anschutz Medical Campus
Gu, Songyuan MD Student | CU School of Medicine
Hansen, SamMD Student | University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Ilsley, Blair Educational Content Coordinator | Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
Javkhlan, Nomin Professional Research Assistant | National Jewish Health
Juarez Jaramillo, Fabiola Amgen in Thousand Oaks
Kurzawa, Kayla Quality Specialist | STAQPharma
Langouet-Astrie, Christophe PhD Students, Pharmacology Program, Anschutz Medical Campus
Luong, Phat Ross Medical School
Mallory, Austin CU School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus
Moreno, Carolina Project Coordinator | Clinical Trial Studies, llingworth Research Group
Morgan, Alecia DO School | Arizona & Health Equity Workgroup Co-Leader | Dawn Clinic
Ohlstrom, Denis MD/PhD Student | MD/PhD Program, Emory University
Ostovic, Maria Clinical Trials Manager | Lovance Biotherapeutics, Inc.
Robinson, Samantha Genetic Analysis Solutions Representative | Fisher Scientific
Phelan, Allison Global Project Manager, Research Nursing | Illingworth Research Group (a Syneos Health Company)
Pokhrel, Deepak Research Associate | Recursion Pharmaceuticals, Milpitas, CA
Polanco, Daniel Director/Owner | Atelier Circle LLC
Purohit, Juhi Professional Research Assistant | Pulmonary Sciences lab, Anschutz Medical Campus
Ramos, Brennan Regional Sales Manager, East Coast | Biologics Testing Solutions, Charles River Laboratories
Redwine, Hannah DO Student | University of Incarnate Word
Riggs, Shaina Associate Scientist | Atara Biotherapeutics
Sadowsky, Aaron General Surgery Resident | St. Joseph’s Hospital
Salas, Vanessa Professional Research Assistant | Neurology lab, Anschutz Medical Campus
Showers, William Professional Research Assistant | Anschutz Medical Campus
Smith, Haydan Senior Clinical Trial Specialist | Day One Biopharmaceuticals
Stuppy, Jacob DO Student | Rocky Vista University
Tamayo, Brittney Clinical Research Specialist | New Product Development, Medtronic
Terhune, Elizabeth Professional Research Assistant | Scoliosis lab, Anschutz Medical Campus
Trahan, Devon (George) Professional Research Assistant | Pediatrics lab, Anschutz Medical Campus
Vaivoda, Tyler Novus Biologicals
Wolfson, Gabriel Clinical Pharmacology Analysis Manager | Relay Therapeutics; Project Management and Clinical Pharmacology Associate | Nuventra Pharma Sciences
Wood, Peter Clinical Research Associate | IMMUNOe Health Centers
Yang, Ethan Emergency Medical Technician
Zheng, Daniel Consumer Safety Officer | Food and Drug Administration

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