Former Members

Former Postdocs:


Erika Adams
Margaret Bloch Qazi
David DeVol
Geoff Findlay
Yael Heifetz
Kevin Kraus
Younghoon Lee
Shobana Mani
K. Ravi Ram, Senior Scientist, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research
R. Guy Reeves
Dustin Rubinstein, postdoc, O'Connor-Giles Lab, University of Wisconsin -- Madison
Laura Sirot
Willie Swanson
Stuart Wigby


Former Grad Students:

Shannon Albright PhD ’03
Robert Ard, MS ’90, deceased
Cindy Berman, MS ’00
Michael Bertram, PhD '94
Jun Cui, PhD ’10; postdoc, Stanford U.
Angela DiBenedetto, PhD '89
Dorina Frasheri, MS '13
Laura Herndon, PhD '97; Editor/Contributor, WormAtlas
Vanessa Horner PhD ’07; postdoc and cytogenetics fellow, Emory U.
John Kalb, PhD '94; Professor, Dept. of Biology, Canisius Coll., deceased
Amber Krauchunas, PhD '12; postdoc at Rutgers University
Brooke LaFlamme, PhD '12; postdoc at Weill Cornell, Brooke's Blog
Yun Wei (Carey) Lai MS ‘10
Haifan Lin, PhD '90
Jun "Kelly" Liu, PhD '96
Jacqueline Lopez, PhD '96
Huihua Lu, MS ’97
Oliver Lung, PhD '00; Research Scientist, Animal Disease Research Inst., Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Lethbridge, Canada
Lisa McGraw, PhD ’06
Scott Monsma, PhD '90; Senior Director, R&D, Primorigen
Jacob Mueller PhD '05; postdoc, Whitehead Institute
Deborah Neubaum Garrity, PhD '98
Morgan Park, PhD '94; Intramural Sequencing Center, NIH
Katharine Sackton PhD ’08; postdoc, Harvard Medical School
Caroline Sartain, PhD '13
Jessica Sitnik, PhD '14
Kiwon Song, PhD '94
Khanh-Uyen Tram, PhD '99
Scott Turner, MS '96
Alex Wong, PhD ’08
Jing Yu, PhD '01


Former Undergrad Researchers:

Geetanjali Akerkar '87**
Karima Becetti (Weill-Cornell in Qatar) summer ’07
Debika Bhattacharyya '97**
Peg Bolce '86*
Jennifer Burnham '84
Emma Brofsky ‘13
Lynn Bry '90
Karen Chapman '87*
Aiyin Chen, '03 (CPRS)
David Cheng
Adam Christopher ’08* (h)
Sophia Cleland ASU '98 (h)
Heather Cohn, '02* (h)
Jim Cunningham '96
Olumayowa Dayo ’11
Marcie Eipper-Mains, '01*
Daniel Eskinkazi ’09
Darin Folb '90
Lindsay Fourman (CPRS), ’09
Amanda Garfinkel (CPRS) ‘03*
Jonathan Giebel, ’06 (h)*
Eduardo Gonzalez '99
Melly Goodell '91** (h)
Benjamin Gordon ‘14
Caroline Goutte '85*
Melissa GraBois '91**
Stephane Guerrier ’13 (BioRes Scholar)
Amanda Guise ’08* (h)
Louise Hanson '86*
Amy Hirshfeld '92* (h)
Stephanie Holmes '94 (h)
Grace Hutcheson '88*
Paige Igoe '94
Mark Johnson, ’06*
Lina Abdul Karim (WCMC-Q) summer ’11
In Kim '91 (h)
Katie Kron, '03 (CPRS)
Warren Kruger '85*
Kritika Kumar ’09
Lena Kuo, '98*  (h)
Delia Lakich '86*
Jeffrey Marx '86*
Michael Martin '97
Natalie Martinez, '04**

Alexandra Mattei '14
Rachel Mayer (CPRS) ’11
Sean McNally, '03 (h)
Jamie Moore ’11* (BioRes Scholar)
Paula Murphy
Andrew Orapallo (CPRS), ‘12
Vivek Patel, '06
Carissa Perez (CPRS), ‘05 (h)
Rithwick Rajagopal '98** (h)
Sheryl Rakowski '87?
Meera Ramakrishnan, '04* (h)
Jennifer Reedy ‘00* (h)
Scott Rosenzweig
Qusai Saleh (Weill-Cornell in Qatar) summer ‘06
Melissa Schmidt '94
Michael Silverman '98*
Thura Soe-Htwe, '01 (h)
Shawna Tonick ’10*
Pankit Vachhani (Weill-Cornell in Qatar) summer ’08
Laura Vandenberg, '03* (h)
Tomoko Watanabe, ‘96
Maen Abu Ziki (Weill-Cornell in Qatar) summer ’09
Rebecca Zuckerman ’11* (h)
 
* honors
** enough for honors but elected not to write a thesis, or for other reasons did not
h = Hughes scholar


High School Students:

Alicia Billington (through NASA/SharpPlus; Summer '00)
Brandon Freeman
Dave Scott (summer '(?)97)
David Shaye (high school student; e-mentored)
David Tian (through Learning Web, summer ’11)


Visiting Scholars:

Don Ready, Purdue U.
Eric Kubli, Univ. Zürich, Switzerland
Marc Servetnick, Ithaca Coll. (now U of Washington -- Bothell)
Eric Siggia, Rockefeller U.
Rhonda Snook, Sheffield U.
Adam Chippindale (with members of his lab), Toronto
Margaret Bloch Qazi, Gustavus Adolphus College
Damian Smith (graduate student), U. of Exeter at Cornwall
Geoff Findlay (graduate student), U. of WA

Staff:
Since our lab has been at Cornell, we have been fortunate to have excellent professional staff to support our research.
Norene Buehner is, and has long been, our Research Support Specialist.
Previous Research Support Specialists or technicians have included Scott Chasalow, Heidi Harada, David Kagle, Shuqing Ji, Pam Kolinsky, Ella Lynch and Tom Stelick.

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