Former Group Members

Ph.D. Graduates

 

Nadia Abascal
Ph.D., 2016
Chemistry Instructor, Blair Academy

Carrie Aroyan
Ph.D., 2008
Associate Director Commercial Planning, Global Pricing and Market Access, Liver Diseases
Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Kimberly Barrett
Ph.D., 2014 
Research Scientist I, Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Jarred T. Blank  
Ph.D., 2004
Research Scientist, Novartis, Inc.

Alex Chinn 
Ph.D. 2019
Postdoctoral Associate with Abby Doyle, Princeton University

Sean Colvin  
Ph.D. 2018
Research Scientist, Treehouse Biotech

Gavin Coombs
Ph.D. 2020
Research Chemist, Eastman Chemical Company

Gregory T. Copeland  
Ph.D. 2001
Research Scientist, Merck Research Laboratories

Bryan Cowen
Ph.D. 2009
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Denver

Alpay Dermenci
Ph.D. 2011
G-CMC Manager, Pfizer, Groton, CT

Graham Dobereiner
Ph.D. 2011 
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Temple University

Catherine Evans 
Ph.D. 2004
Chemist Director, Relay Therapeutics

Aaron Featherston 
Ph.D. 2020
Sr. Scientist I, Process Chemistry, Abbvie

Matthew Fierman
Ph.D. 2006
Grants Administrator, Brandeis University

Brandon Fowler
Ph.D. 2012
Lecturer, Columbia University

David J. Guerin  
Ph.D. 2003
Director of Chemistry, Tango Therapeutics

Jeffrey Gustafson
Ph.D. 2011
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, San Diego State University

Robert F. Harris 
Ph.D. 2004
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Thomas E. Horstmann  
Ph.D. 2002
Director, Ctr. for Ext. Innov., Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Charles Jakobsche
Ph.D. 2009
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Clark University

Elizabeth R. Jarvo  
Ph.D. 2002
Professor of Chemistry, University of California at Irvine

Peter Jordan
Ph.D. 2012
Scientist 1, Sirenas

Filip Kolundzic
Ph.D. 2011 
Principal Scientist, Fidelta, Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia

Chad Lewis
Ph.D. 2008
Sr. Principal Scientist, Pfizer

Yang (Alex) Li
Ph.D. 2012
Intellectual Property, Jones Day

Phillip Lichtor
Ph.D. 2014
Senior Scientist, Astra Zeneca

Curren Mbofana
Ph.D. 2014
Research Scientist, Eli Lilly & Company

Steven Mennen
Ph.D. 2007 
Dir., Head of CMC, Fulcrum Therapeutics

Anthony J. Metrano
Ph.D. 2016 Sr. Scientist, AstraZeneca

Adam Morgan
Ph.D. 2006
Pricipal Investigator, Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Nikolaos Papaioannou  
Ph.D. 2002
Dir. Discovery Chemistry, Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Angela Puchlopek
Ph.D. 2010
Sr. Principal Scientist Pfizer, Groton, CT

Christina Rodrigo
Ph.D. 2010
Attorney at Law, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Boston, MA

David Romney
Ph.D. 2015
Postdoctoral Associate with Frances Arnold, California Institute of Technology 

Jonathan Ryss
Ph.D. 2019
Sr. Chemist, Film and Materials Resource Divison, 3M Company

Lindsey Saunders
Ph.D. 2012
CMC Reviewer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Bianca Sculimbrene  
Ph.D. 2004
Associate Professor of Chemistry, College of the Holy Cross

Christopher Shugrue 
Ph.D. 2018
Postdoctoral Associate with Brad Pentelute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology  

Elizabeth Stone 
Ph.D. 2021
Postdoctoral Associate with Michelle Chang, UC Berkeley

Melissa Vasbinder
Ph.D. 2004
Research Scientist, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

Tyler Wadzinski 
Ph.D. 2017
Chemistry Instructor, Minnesota West Community & Technical College

Yingju Xu
Ph.D. 2007
Research Scientist, Merck Research Laboratories

Postdoctorals

Joshua Alford
Scientist I; Chemistry, Celgene

C. Liana Allen
Investigator, GlaxoSmithKline 

Megan Brennan
Lecturer, Stanford University

Brent Chandler
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Illinois College

Elizabeth A. Colby Davie 
Associate Professor of Chemistry, Assumption College

Nathan Duncan-Gould
Co-owner, Molecular Flooring

Laurence Dutot
Teaching Associate and Researcher, University of Paris

Kristin Fiori
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Bard High School Early College Queens, Long Island City, NY

Benjamin Gorske
Associate Professor of Chemistry, Bowdoin College

Michael W. Giuliano
Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Charleston 

Sunkyu Han
Associate Professor of Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Liana Hie
Research Investigator, FMC Corporation, Delaware

Margaret Hilton
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, West Virginia University

Sheng-Ying Hsieh
Research Investigator, FMC Corporation, Delaware

Anna Hurtley
Research Scientist, Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Jason Imbriglio 
Research Scientist, Merck Research Laboratories

Christopher E. Katz 
Sr. Manager, Boston Biomedical, Inc.

Katherine Kayser-Bricker
Dir. Discovery Chemistry, Halda Therapeutics

Hanna M. Key 
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Davidson College

Byoungmoo Kim
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Clemson University

Yongseok Kwon
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Sogang University, Korea

Shuhei Kusano
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Fukuoka University, Japan 

Kai Laemmerhold
Team Manager, Covestro Deutschland AG

Junqi Li
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Iowa State University

Daniel Lim
Sr. Scientist, Bristol Myers Squibb

Peter Mikochik
Principal Scientist, Kronos Bio, Inc.

Tejaskumar Pathak
Investigator II, Novartis 

Guillaume Pelletier
Scientist, Chemical Sciences, ParazaPharma, Québec

Gorka Peris
Research Scientist, Bayer Crop Science, Cologne

Matthew Pompeo
Sr. Scientist, Small Molecule Process Chemistry, Genentech

Peter B. Rapp
Sr. Scientist, Flagship Pioneering, Cambridge, MA.

Maria Sanchez-Rosello
Researcher, University of Valencia

Philipp Selig
Research Scientist, Institut für Organische Chemie, Aachen

Golo Storch
Jr. Group Leader, Technical University, Münich; Thorsten Bach Group

Amanda Turek
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Williams College

Lars Wittenberg 
Research Scientist, Hameln Pharmaceuticals gmbh

Sabesan (Jay) Yoganathan
Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, St. John’s University

Hyung Yoon
Sr. Scientist, Abbvie

Visiting Scientists

Peter Karuso, Macquarie University, Australia
Toru Sato, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation, Yokohama, Japan
Kazunari Tsuboike, Ube Industries, Ltd., Japan

Visiting Research Assistants

Simone Crotti, University of Bologna
Olaf Cussó, University of Girona 
Karem Goren, Tel Aviv University
Tobias Wagener, University of Münster
Martin Wolfram, Copenhagen University

Visiting Students in Research

Yaodong Han, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Shafer Soars, Ph.D. Student, University of Colorado, Boulder
Marie Wong, Oxford University