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Here is a listing of the recent Applied Biosciences:

2020

Name Term Awarded Track Current Position
Setphanie Arellano Summer 2020 Medical Microbiology & Immunology  
Robert Betterton Summer 2020 Molecular & Cellular Biology PhD Student, Medical Pharmacology, University of Arizona
Jose Luis Camarena Summer 2020 Diagnostics Laboratory Sciences Research Specialist, UAHS
Haerin Park Summer 2020 Diagnostics Laboratory Sciences  
Robert Porter Summer 2020 Molecular & Cellular Biology ResearchTechnician II MCB, University of Arizona
Alexandra Allgeyer Spring 2020 Controlled Environment Agriculture  
Robert Heintz Spring 2020 Controlled Environment Agriculture  
Elan Snitkin Spring 2020 Industrial Microbial Biotechnology Research Technician, School of Natural Resources & Environment, University of Arizona

2019

Name Term Awarded Track Current Position
Matthew Patrick Duffy Winter 2019 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences

Research Associate III at Roche Tissue Diagnostics, Tucson, AZ

 

Leila Darbouze Fall 2019 Medical Microbiology & Immunology Research Specialist, Hematopoietic Cellulat Therapy Laboratory, Banner-University Medical Center, Tucson
Candace Garrett Fall 2019 Medical Michrobiology & Immunology  
Reighard Alayas Pullins Summer 2019  Molecular & Cellular Biology Instructional Specialist, Sr., Molecular & Cellular Biology, UA
Katie Collins Summer 2019 Medical Microbiology & Immunology  
David Hamilton Baker Spring 2019 Diagnostic Laboratory  Sciences Research Specialist, University of Arizona
James Patrick Berry Spring 2019 Molecular & Cellular Biology  
Maverick John Buckley Spring 2019 Medical Microbiology & Immunology  
Madhulatha  Chavali Spring 2019 Molecular & Cellular Biology Research Associate-Histopathology and Image Analysis, San Francisco, Bay Area
Donald Coon Spring 2019 Controlled Environment Agriculture Lead Horticulturist, Trader Hills Farm, Hilliard, Florida
Joelle A Jacob Spring 2019 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences

Microbiologist/2, Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University

David W. Jones, Jr. Spring 2019 Molecular & Cellular Biology  
Ping-Chun Lee Spring 2019 Molecular & Cellular Biology  
Zhaoyinqian Li Spring 2019 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences  
Juan Pablo Ochoa Silva Spring 2019 Industrial Microbial Biotechnology Research Specialist, Hematopoietic Cellulat Therapy Laboratory, Banner-University Medical Center, Tucson
Ingrid Peterson Spring 2019 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences PhD student, Arizona Biological/Biomedical Sciences, University of Arziona
Heidi Elizabeth Steiner Spring 2019 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences PhD Student in Biostatistics (UA)
Prajakta Vaishampayan Spring 2019

Molecular & Cellular Biology

Research Specialist, Dr. Lousie Hecker Laboratory, College of Medicine, University of Arizona
David Brian Waid Spring 2019 Molecular & Cellular Biology Senior CRA at Leica Biosystems, Everett, MA
Savannah Weaver Spring 2019 Industrial Microbial Biotechnology Ph.D. Student, Arizona Biological and Biomedical Sciences, UA

2018

Name Term Awarded Track Current Position
Guitierrez, Carlos Fall 2018 Medical Microbiology & Immunology

Senior Application Specialist at Accelerate Diagnostics, Tucson, Arizona

McBride, Sean Fall 2018 Controlled Environment Agriculture Lead Horticulturist, Vertical Roots, Charleston, South Carolina
Shih, Chen-Han Fall 2018 Industrial Microbial Biotechnology PhD Student in Biosystems Engineering, UA
Valentino Dhiyu Asmoro Summer 2018 Industrial Microbial Biotechnology  
Itzel Rosas Gutierrez Summer 2018 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences  
Nicholas Dominick Helle Summer 2018 Molecular & Cellular Biology  
Rebecca Yackanin Nelson Summer 2018 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences

Medical Laboratory Scientist I, Cellular Therapy Laboratory

Banner – UMC

Aidan Foster Spring 2018 Industrial Microbial Biotechnology Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Arizona WEST Center under Dr. Ian Pepper.
Preetham Hosur Spring 2018 Molecular & Cellular Biology

Scientist at Miroculus, San Francisco, California

 

Maria Iasillo Spring 2018 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences  
Justin Kaye Spring 2018 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Medical Student, UA College of Medicine
Suvithanandhini Loganathan Spring 2018 Molecular & Cellular Biology PhD Student, Molecular & Cellular Biology, UA
Anastasia Maria Miramontes Spring 2018 Molecular & Cellular Biology

Research Associate II at ROCHE TISSUE DIAGNOSTICS

 

Megha Raghunathan Spring 2018 Industrial Microbial Biotechnology

Research Scientist, Carlsbad, California

 

Kanchan Shrestha Spring 2018 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences  

2017

Name Term Awarded Track Current Position
Alexander Feldman Fall 2017 Controlled Environment Agriculture Researcher at The University of Tokyo Field Phenomics Lab
Jesse Lewis Fall 2017 Industrial Microbial Biotechnology Research Specialist, University of Arizona BIOTECH Project
Daniela De Jesus Cabrera Spring 2017 Industrial Microbial Biotechnology Research Associate, Clinical Microbiology, Accelerate Diagnostics, Tucson, AZ
Duan Copeland Spring 2017 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Research Technician, AZ Veterinary Diagnostics Lab, Animal & Comparative Biomedical Services
Kristen Demko Spring 2017 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Environemental Health and Safety Specialist, Banner-University Medical Center, University of Arizona
Patricia Espinosa Artiles Spring 2017 Industrial Microbial Biotechnology Research Specialist, School of Natural Resources and Environment, UA
Krista Jacobson Spring 2017 Diagnostics Laboratory Sciences Senior Manager of the VERI/O Lab at HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. in Tucson
Aakriti Kapoor Spring 2017 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Research Scientist, ICAGEN, Oro Valley, Arizona
Clayton Lanham Spring 2017 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences  
Mollie Lloyd Spring 2017 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Lead Regulatory Clinical Research Coordinator at the University of Utah.
Angela Muise Spring 2017 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Quality Control Supervisor (Microbiology) at Generate Life Sciences, Tucson, AZ
Tyler Joseph Neenan Spring 2017 Molecular & Cellular Biology Research Assistant, Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center, University of Arizona
Joji Marie Teves Spring 2017 Molecular & Cellular Biology

PhD Fellow at Biotech Research & Innovation Centre (BRIC), University of Copenhagen

2016

Name Term Awarded Track Current Position
Daniel O'Connor Winter 2016 Medical Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Research Associate, Ventana Medical Systems, Tucson, AZ
Angel Aguirre Fall 2016 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Medical Technologist at Tohono O'oodham Nation
Keenan Joshua Bryson Fall 2016 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Senior Research Associate, Ventana Medical Systems
Xu, Jinying Summer 2016 Industrial Microbial Biotechnology Technical Director at China Haisheng Fresh Fruit Juice Co., Ltd.
Young, Melissa Amanda Lanee Anderson Summer 2016 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Clinical Sciences Program Specialist at Ventana Medical Systems
Chama Attalah Spring 2016 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences  
Calabrese, Jesse Spring 2016 Molecular & Cellular Biology Team Lead, Design Transfer at Accelerate Diagnostics
Dustin Harry Daniel Spring 2016 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Research/Laboratory Assistant of the Sertil Laboratory at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ
Siyuan Feng Spring 2016 Molecular & Cellular Biology Technical Sales Specialist, Guang Zhou Man Ting Fang Flavours and Fragrancs Co., Ltd.
Atehkeng Zinkeng Fuagyagem Fnu Spring 2016 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences

Sr. Clinical Scientist at bioMerieux, Hazelwood, Missouri

Dakota Joseph Maness Spring 2016 Molecular & Cellular Biology Research seed Technology Supervisor at Betaseed Inc & Geographical Researcher at HERE Maps, Corvallis, OR
Conor Quinlan Spring 2016

Controlled Environment Agriculture

Cannabis Grow System & Environmental Engineer, Growers House
Alfred Joseph Stangl Spring 2016 Molecular & Cellular Biology Software Engineer at Leap Orbit, Baltimore, MD
Bryanne Wadington Spring 2016 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Clinical Research Associate II, Ventana Medical Systems

2015

Name Degree Track Current Position
Claire (Mengqing) Chen Summer 2015 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Staff Research AssociateII at LA Biomedical Research Institute

Crystal Cardoza

Summer 2015

Diagnostics Laboratory Sciences

Environmental Health Safety Specialist, Sonora Quest, Tucson, AZ

Christopher Deer Fall 2015 Molecular & Cellular Biology Research Computing Analyst, University of Arizona
Duckworth, Victoria Fall 2015 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Product Manager, Phenoptics Reagents at Akoya Biosciences, Inc.

Gregory Eldridge

Spring 2015

Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences

Clinical Data Manager at Statistics & Data Corporation, Phoenix, AZ

Erin Kuroiwa Fall 2015 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Clinical Research Manager, ArcherDX, Inc., Tucson, AZ
Nicholas, Maksim Fall 2015 Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences Project Manager, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana

Gayle Lindsay Purdy

Spring 2015

Industrial Microbial Biotechnology

Technical Specialist, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Eric Victor Knight

Spring 2015

Diagnostics Laboratory Sciences

Medical Student, University of Arizona

Jeffrey Grover

Spring 2015

Molecular & Cellular Biology

Genomics Scientist at Seven Bridges, Biotechnology         Boston, Massachusetts                   

Muyang Li

Spring 2015

Molecular & Cellular Biology

Research Assistant,  Stony Brook University

Nikita Tushar Modi

Spring 2015

Molecular & Cellular Biology

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Samuel Roden

Spring 2015

Molecular & Cellular Biology

 

Adam Ross

Spring 2015

Molecular & Cellular Biology

Research Associate III Agilent Technologies, Tucson, AZ

Melissa Sandate

Spring 2015

Molecular & Cellular Biology

 

Barbara Vieira-Shemas

Spring 2015

Molecular & Cellular Biology

Senior Research Associate, Roche Diagnostics, Ventana Medical Systems,Tucson, AZ

2014

Name

Term Awarded

Track

Current Position

John Fial

Fall 2014

Molecular & Cellular Biology

Traveling in South America

Tracy Elizabeth DeCook Ammann

Spring 2014

Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences

Microbiologist III-Lab Lead, Mettler Toledo International, Inc., Tucson, AZ

Nico A Contreras Spring 2014 Molecular & Cellular Biology PhD Graduate in Immunobiolog, Fall 2019

Ian J Mcgill

Spring 2014

Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences

Regulatory Affairs Consultant

Thu Thi Nguyen

Summer 2014

Molecular & Cellular Biology

Diagnostics Laboratory Development Lead, Novateur Ventures, Inc. 

Candice Elaine Eaton

2014

Molecular & Cellular Biology

Quality Engineer, Ventana Medical Systems

Haoyo Pan Spring 2014 Molecular & Cellular Biology  

Aletheia Swihart Moreno

Spring 2014

Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences

Quality Data Coordinator, Providence Health and Services, Anchorage, Alaska

Vanessa White

Spring 2014

Diagnostics & Laboratory Sciences

Research Associate at MSDx, LLC

2013

Name

Term Awarded

Track

Current Position

Aubrey Cunningham

Spring 2013

ABS PSM

Scientist, Companion Diagnostics, Assay and Antibody Development at Roche Tissue Diagnostics

Barbara Fransway

Spring2013

Molecular & Cellular Biology

Manager, Genomic Research Services,Genetics Core, University of Arizona

Andrew Matias

Spring 2013

Molecular & Cellular Biology

 

Justin Towne

Spring 2013

Medical Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences

Team Lead, Accelerate Diagnostics, Tucson, AZ

Annie Truong

Summer 2013

Medical Diagnostics Laboratory Sciences

Pharmacist, Sun Life Family Health Center, Casa Grande, AZ

Jared Jensen

Fall 2013

Industrial Microbial Biotechnology

Nematologist, AgBiome in RTP, North Carolina 

 

 

Candi Grado

Fall 2013

Medical Diagnostics & Laboratory Sciences

Public Health Scientist, Arizona Department of Health Sciences

Michael Wallace

Summer 2013

Medical Diagnostics & Laboratory Sciences

Math/Science Tutor and United States Air Force Veteran

2012

Name

Term Awarded

Track

Current Position

Kelly Lynn Yiu Fall 2012 Molecular & Cellular Biology  

2010

Lindsey Highstrom Millard

2010

ABS PSM

Pharmacologist at CTI BioPharma

Suneeta Tumati

2010

ABS PSM

Ph.D., JD

2009

Myles D Lewis

2009

ABS PSM

President, Verdant Earth Tecnologies, Inc., Tucson, AZ

Phat L Tran

2009

ABS PSM

Clinical Perfusionist at Stanford Health Care

Georgina Lopez Padilla

2009

ABS PSM

Scientist at GMSBiotech

Laura I Arguedas-Jimenez

2009

ABS PSM

Biotech Researcher, Seattle,WA

2008

Emily Faun Cory

Spring 2008

ABS PSM

MS Student, continuing to Ph.D., UA Department of Psychology

Nicole Schechter

Spring 2008

ABS PSM

Project Coordinator, BIO5 Oro Valley Drug Discover Center, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Arizona

2007 and Previous Year

Lana Macoukji Hudgins

Spring 2007

ABS PSM

Assistant Biological Safety Officer/Assistant Director of High Containment, Baylor College of Medicine

Carrene Plummer Fall 2004 ABSMSB Director, Regulatory, Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc.

Hui Zhang

Fall 2002

ABS PSM

Project Leader / Scientist at DiaGenic ASA, Oslo Area, Norway

 

 

Last updated 13 Nov 2020