Previous Members


Guosheng Qu (2017)
Advaxis Immunotherapies

Natalya Topilina (2014)
Research Scientist, WIL Research/Charles River Laboratory Company

Dhanushki Samaranayake (2013)
Research Scientist, Health Research Inc.

Brian Callahan (2012)
Assitant Professor, Dept of Chemistry, SUNY Binghamton

Tao Huang (2011)
Medical Resident, SUNY Downstate Medical Center Brooklyn, NY

Lydia Contreras (2010)
Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Austin,

Brian Pereira (2009)
Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT,

Gil Amitai (2008)
Scientist, Weizmann Institute,

Justin Robbins (2008)
Organovo, San Diego, CA,

Kaori Hiraga (2008)
Imclone, New York, NY,

Jacoba (Coby) Slagter-Jager (2006)
Scientist, Argos Therapeutics, Durham, SC,

Lori Conlan (2006)
Program Manager, NY Academy of Sciences; ALSO (2008) Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services, NIH

Tara Snyder (RPI) (2005)
Senior Research Scientist, Albany Molecular Research Inc.

David Edgell (2003)
Associate Professor, Dept of Biochemistry, University of Western Ontario

Markus Landthaler (2003)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Rockefeller University, New York, NY; ALSO (2008) Group leader, Max Delbruk Center for Molecular Medicine,

Kenji Ichiyanagi (2002)
Assistant Professor, Dept of Molecular Genetics, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University

Amy Dean (2002)
Scientist, Regeneron Inc, Rensselaer, NY; ALSO (2006) Research Scientist, Wadsworth Center; Director, Molecular Methods Development, NYS Dept of Health

Richard Lease (2000)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University; ALSO (2010) Research Scientist, Ohio State University,

Benoit Cousineau
Associate Professor, Dept of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University

Vicky Derbyshire (1998)
Senior Research Scientist, Wadsworth Center; ALSO (2006) Assistant Director, Wadsworth Center, NYS Dept of Health,

John Mueller (1997)
Research Scientist, Lynntech, College Station, TX,

Elisabeth Tillier (1996)
Associate Professor, Dept of Medical Biophysics, Ontario Cancer Institute

Deb Court (1993)
Professor, Dept of Microbiology, University of Manitoba

Susan Quirk (1992)
Professor, Dept of Animal Science, Cornell University

Jill Salvo (1991)
Professor, Biology Dept, Union College

Renee Schroeder (1989)
Professor, Head of Dept of Biochemistry, University of Vienna
(Also, Member, European Molecular Biology Organization),


Ana Rodriguez (2002)

Donna Esposito (2001)

Michele Gilson (2001)

Michelle Stapleton (2000)

Kim Stanton

Michael Cusick (1998)


Sasmita Nayak (2012)
Assistant Professor and Medical Scientist, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Techonology University and Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences,

Venkat Chalamcharla (2010)
Post-doc, Wadsworth Center, then National Cancer Center, NIH,

Art Beauregard (2009)
Post-doc, Wadsworth Center

Brian Pereira (2008)
Post-doc, Wadsworth Center, then MIT,

George Silva (2004)
Post-doc, University of Giesen, Germany ALSO (2010) Scientist, Cellectis,

Wei Wu (2003)
Post-doc, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center ALSO Scientist, Microsoft

Joe Kowalski (2002)
Policy Advisor, State Department of Office of International Affairs

David Wood (2000)
Assistant Professor, Princeton University ALSO (2010) Associate Professor Ohio State University, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering,

Joyce Huang (1999)
Research Associate, National Yang-Ming University,

Monica Parker (1997)
Research Scientist, Wadsworth Center, NYS DOH,

Aixia Zhang (1994)
Staff Scientist, NIH,

Mary Bryk (1994)
Associate Professor, Dept of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University,

Jacob Dalgaard (1994)
Group Leader, DNA Replication Lab, Marie Curie Research Institute,

Nick Loizos (1994)
Senior Scientist, Imclone,

Tim Coetzee (1993)
Director, Research Training Programs, National Multiple Sclerosis Society,

Scott Chandry (1991)
Research Scientist, Dept of Biochemistry, University of Melbourne,

Debbie Bell-Pedersen (1991)
Professor, Dept of Biology, Texas A&M University,