Alumni

Research Staff

Malathi Chellappan

Research Associate
August 2014-November 2016

Current Position:
Research Associate
Element Genomics, Inc.

Adim Moreb

Research Associate
August 2014-August 2015

Current Position:
PhD Student
Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

Matt Oliver

Research Associate
November 2015-August 2017

Current Position:
PhD Student
Duke University, Cellular and Molecular Biology

Postdoctoral Fellows

Joe Bellucci, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
March 2016-November 2016

Current Position:
Scientist
Element Genomics, Inc.

Isaac Hilton, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
November 2013-December 2017

Current Position:
Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering
Rice University

Pablo Perez-Pinera, MD, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
July 2010-June 2013

Current Position:
Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

Graduate Students

Shaunak Adkar, PhD

PhD Student
Department of Cell Biology
Duke University
January 2016-June 2018

Current Position:
Medical Scientist Training Program
Duke University

Tyler Gibson, PhD

PhD Student
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
August 2009-August 2015

Current Position:
Scientist II
Decibel Therapeutics, Inc.

Ami Kabadi, PhD

PhD Student
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
August 2009-July 2015

Current Position:
Scientist
Element Genomics, Inc.

David Ousterout, PhD

PhD Student
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
August 2009-July 2014

Current Position:
Chief Technology Officer
Locus Biosciences

Lauren Polstein, PhD

PhD Student
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
August 2010-July 2015

Current Position:
Engineer III
Northrop Grumman
Future Technical Leaders Program

Jacqueline Robinson-Hamm, PhD

PhD Student
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
August 2013-July 2018

Current Position:
Clinical Trials Results Analyst
ClinicalTrials.gov

Pratiksha Thakore, PhD

PhD Student
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
January 2011-August 2016

Current Position:
Postdoctoral Fellow
The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Masters Students

Lauren Barth

MS Student
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
August 2011-May 2012

Current Position:
MDR/Vigilance Specialist
Medtronic, Inc.

Alex Garafalo

MS Student
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
August 2015-May 2016

Current Position:
Research Project Manager
University of Pennsylvania

Brittany Stokes

MS Student
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
January 2013-May 2014

Current Position:
Scientific Writer
SQZ Biotechnologies, Inc.

Brian Vogler, PhD

MS Student
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
January 2010-May 2011

Current Position:
Microbiology Graduate Scholar
Bayer Crop Science, Inc.

Undergraduates

Jay Rathinavelu

Biomedical Engineering 2017

Nishkala Shivakumar

Biomedical Engineering 2016
Howard Hughes Research Fellow

Hunter Hutchinson

Biomedical Engineering 2017

Mae Lewis
Feimei Liu

Biomedical Engineering 2017
Howard Hughes Research Fellow

Sarina Madhavan

Biomedical Engineering 2018

Kevin Mutchnick

Biomedical Engineering 2018
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics 2018

Matthew Waller