STUDENTS

Current Students

 

 ​Student NameLaboratory
Carissa ShermanCarissa ShermanRotating
Helen GomezHelen GomezRotating
Katie KichulaKatherine Kichula Rotating
L HuebnerLauren HuebnerRotating
LucianaLuciana de Brito VargasRotating
KOUTSOUKOS_STEFANOS_20191029_002Stefanos KoutsoukosRotating
Picture for HMGGPAbigail Mumme-MonheitDr. Jamie Nichols
Betzaida MaldonadoBetzaida MaldonadoDr. Chris Gignoux
Breanna Dooling
Breanna DoolingDr. Hunt Potter
Hayley Stoneman
Hayley StonemanDr. Audrey Hendricks
Lauren Dunn
Lauren DunnDr. Kelly Sullivan
Jason Wilson
Jason WilsonRotating
Christina Elling​Christina EllingDr. Regie Santos-Cortez​
Kendra FerrierKendra Ferrier​Dr. ​Leslie Lange
Iain Konigsberg
​Iain Konigsberg
​​​Dr. Ivana Yang
Esteban Lucero
​Esteban LuceroDr. Hunt Potter​
Mariah Meyer
Mariah Meyer​Dr. Ethan Lange
Hamish Pike
​​Hamish Pike 
Dr. David Pollock
Evan Sticca​Evan SticcaDr. Chris Gignoux
Brittany TruongBrittany Truong​Dr. ​Kristin Artinger
Kristen WadeKristen Wade​Dr. ​David Pollock
Nick PollockNicholas PollockDr. Paul Norman​
Katie MarkerKatie MarkerDr. Chris Gignoux​

 

Alumni

2019   
Ashley Pacheco, PhDBS: University of New MexicoMentor: Dr. Amanda LawCurrently: Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics University of Colorado Denver
Genevieve Roberts, PhDBS: Northern Arizona UniversityMentor: Dr. Richard SpritzCurrently: Senior Data Scientist - Human Statistical Genetics at Recursion
2018   
Jonathan Shortt, PhDBS: Brigham Young UniversityMentor: Dr. David PollockCurrently: Research Instructor University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Mary Sweet, PhDBA: College of St. BenedictMentor: Dr. Matthew TaylorCurrently: Bioinformatics Scientist Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) Colorado Center
2017   
Leila Noetzli, PhDBS: University of California, San DiegoMentor: Dr. Jorge Di PaolaCurrently: Scientist at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Ilea Heft, PhDBS: United States Military Academy, West Point, M.S. University of Texas, San AntonioMentor: Dr. Jim SikelaMajor in USAF, Genetics Instructor, Air Force Academy
Leah Venturoni, PhDBS: University of Colorado BoulderMentor: Dr. Stephen GoodmanCurrently: Postdoctoral Fellow NIH Bethesda, Maryland
2016   
Britney Helling, PhDBS: University of WisconsinMentor: Dr. David Schwartz and Dr. Ivana YangCurrently: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago
​Joanne Cole, PhD BS: University of Maryland, ​​College Park​​Mentor: Dr. Richard SpritzCurrently: Postdoctoral Research  Associate, Broad Institute of MIT  and Harvard ​ ​
​Emily Mathews, PhDBS: Trinity College, DublinMentor: Dr. Bruce AppelCurrently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Washington University in St. Louis 
Veronica Searles-Quick, PhDBS: Brown UniversityMentor: Dr. Jim SikelaCurrently: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow · ‎UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
2014   
​Ken Eyring, PhDBS: Brigham Young UniversityMentor: Dr. David SchwartzCurrently: Senior Scientist, IMD Path Inc.  
Steven Glidewell, PhDBS: Metropolitan State CollegeMentor: Dr. Mark GeraciCurrently: Scientist at Quest Diagnostics
​Katherine Grabek, PhDBS: Plymouth State College; MS: Plymouth State CollegeMentor: Dr. Sandy MartinCurrently: Co-Founder and CSO at Fauna Bio ​​
Peter Van Laarhoven, PhDBS: University of California Los AngelesMentor: Dr. Tamim ShaikhCurrently: Techincal Supervisor at Invitae
2013   
​Jessica Barkow (Cummiskey), PhDBS: University of Colorado BoulderMentor: Dr. Curt FreedCurrently: Director of Development at Corgenix Medical Corporation
Jesse Hinckley, PhDBS: Brigham Young UniversityMentor: Dr. Jorge DiPaolaCurrently: Director of Adolescent Psychiatric Services, Addiction Research and Treatment Services
2011   
​Greggory LaBerge, PhDBS: University of Guelph; MS: University of Colorado Health Sciences CenterMentor: Dr. Richard SpritzCurrently: Director of Forensics and Evidence Division, Denver Police Department 
2010   
​Erin Baschal, PhDBA: University of Colorado at Colorado SpringsMentor: Dr. George Eisenbarth Currently: Research Instructor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus 
Christina Mailloux, PhDBS: Tufts UniversityMentor: Dr. Richard SpritzCurrently: Genetics Scientific Affairs Liaison, Vantari Genetics
2009   
Shay (Fabbro) West, PhDBS: Mesa State CollegeMentor: Dr. Nicolas SeedsCurrently: Instructor of Biology, Department of Biological Sciences at Colorado Mesa
Bethany Reid, PhDBS: University of North Carolina WilmingtonMentor: Dr. Trevor WilliamsCurrently: Patent Agent, Cochran Freund & Young
2008   
​Laura Dumas, PhDBA: Carroll CollegeMentor: Dr. Jim SikelaCurrently: Review Analyst, GeneDx 
Jean Jasinski, PhDBS: Smith College; MS: Stanford UniversityMentor: Dr. George EisenbarthCurrently: Field Application Scientist – Genomics, Agilent Technologies
​William Park McNair, PhDBS: University of AlabamaMentor: Dr. Luisa Mestroni ​ 
Sarah Stephens, PhDBS: University of Florida; MS: Texas A&M UniversityMentor: Dr. Sherry LeonardCurrently: Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore
2007   
Theresa Boyle, PhDBA: University of Colorado Boulder; MD: Howard UniversityMentor: Dr. George EisenbarthCurrently: Assistant Research Professor, Moffitt Cancer Center 
Wai-Lun Patrick Li, PhDBS: Texas A&M UniversityMentor: Dr. Sandy MartinCurrently: Scientist III, Sangamo BioSciences
2006   
Yunzhi Du, PhDBS: Peking UniversityMentor: Dr. Kathleen GardinerCurrently: Investigator, Novartis 
Jason Lee, PhDBS: Lander UniversityMentor: Dr. Robert GemmillCurrently: Associate Professor, Lander University
Sharon Mexal, PhDBS: University of New MexicoMentor: Sherry LeonardCurrently: Director of Clinical Operations, Ambry Genetics ​
Aaron Knox, PhDBA: Carroll CollegeMentor: Dr. David PattersonCurrently: Research Instructor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
​Erin Spiegel, PhDBS: University of NebraskaMentor: Dr. David PattersonCurrently: Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Evergreen Research ​ ​
2005   
​Melanie Gubbels, PhDBS: Creighton UniversityMentor: Dr. Brian KotzinCurrently: Associate Professor, Randolph-Macon College 
2004   
Asem Alkhateeb, PhDBS: Jordan University of Science and Technology; MS: Jordan University of Science and TechnologyMentor: Dr. Richard SpritzCurrently: Senior Scientist, Qatar Biomedical Research Institute 
2003   
Jonna Westover, PhDBS: Utah State UniversityMentor: Dr. Frank FrermanCurrently: Research Scientist, Utah State University 
2001   
​Marissa Ehringer, PhDBS: Indiana UniversityMentor: Dr. Jim SikelaCurrently: Associate Professor, University of Colorado Boulder