STUDENTS

Current Students

 

 ​Student NameLaboratory
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Betzaida MaldonadoBetzaida MaldonadoRotating
Breanna Dooling
Breanna DoolingRotating
Hayley Stoneman
Hayley StonemanRotating
Lauren Dunn
Lauren DunnRotating
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: Ancestry, Genetic Epidemiologist
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 Sikela 
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: Medical School, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
2014   
​Ken Eyring, PhDBS: Brigham Young UniversityMentor: Dr. David SchwartzCurrently: Senior Scientist, IMD Path Inc.  
Steven Glidewell, PhDBS: Metropolitan State CollegeMentor: Dr. Mark Geraci 
​Katherine Grabek, PhDBS: Plymouth State College; MS: Plymouth State CollegeMentor: Dr. Sandy MartinCurrently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University ​
Peter Van Laarhoven, PhDBS: University of California Los AngelesMentor: Dr. Tamim ShaikhCurrently: Regulatory Affairs Review Specialist, National Jewish Health
2013   
​Jessica Cummiskey, PhDBS: University of Colorado BoulderMentor: Dr. Curt FreedCurrently: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Colorado Boulder 
Jesse Hinckley, PhDBS: Brigham Young UniversityMentor: Dr. Jorge DiPaolaCurrently: Medical School, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
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