Lab Alumni

NameYearPositionOther Role/Accolades 
Sarina McElduff2022 (May-Jul)InternBioREU Summer Intern
Adrianna Felder2021 (Jun-Aug)InternBio REU Summer Intern
Stephanie Akanoh2021 (Jun-Aug)InternKavli NDI Summer Intern
Damilola Killanin2021Undergraduate Research Assistant
SeYeon (Cindy) Choi2020-2021Undergraduate Research Assistant
Alex Matisse2020 (Sep-Dec)Undergraduate Research Assistant
Mauricio Garcia2020 (Jun-Jul)InternKavli NDI Summer Intern
2021: PREP-Postbacc Program, Brown University
Amy Lin2019-2022Undergraduate Research Assistant
Janice Nam2019-2021Technician2021: Masters Program, Boston University
Brian Huang2019-2020Technician
Chase Owens2019-2020Undergraduate Research Assistant
Gonzalo Arcidiacono2019 (May-Aug)InternBioREU Summer Intern
Jarra Omar2018-2020InternHighschool Intern (Ingenuity Program, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute)
2020: Admitted to Brown University
Isaac Suh2018-2019Undergraduate Research Assistant
Danielle Siddons2018 (Jun-Aug)InternBioREU Summer Intern
Brian Druciak2018 (Jan-Oct)Undergraduate Research Assistant2021: Admitted to MSTP Program, Northwestern University
Ayorinde Adegbesan2017-2019Technician2019: Graduate Program, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Darpan Chakraborty2017-2018Postdoctoral Fellow2018: Postdoctoral Associate, Mount Sinai
2020: Research Scientist, NYU Langone Medical Center
2022: Consultant, SAI Medpartners (New York)
Rinki Saha 2017-2018Postdoctoral Fellow2018: Postdoctoral Associate, Columbia University
Isabel Uribe2017 (May-Jul)InternBioREU Summer Intern
2018: Admitted to PhD program in Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI), Johns Hopkins University
Kennedy Gray2017 (Jun-Jul); 2018 (Jun-Jul)Undergraduate Research Assistant
Bryce Grier2016-2020Graduate Student2021: Postdoctoral Associate with Dr. Bernardo Rudy at New York University
Ashley Owens2016-2019Undergraduate Research Assistant2019: Postbacc Intramural Research Program, NIH
Chidinma Nnadi2016-2017Undergraduate Research Assistant
Samuel Parkins2016 (May-Jul); 2017 (May-Jul)InternBioREU Summer Intern
2018: Admitted to PhD Program in Cell Molecular Developmental Biology and Biophysics (CMDB), Johns Hopkins University
2019: Joined the Lee Lab for PhD research
Joshua Tjokrosurjo2015-2016Technician
Abninav Harish2015-2016Undergraduate Research Assistant
Andrew Dykman2015-2016Undergraduate Research Assistant2016: Admitted to MSE in Robotics, Johns Hopkins University
Ely Manstein2015-2016Undergraduate Research Assistant2018: MD Program, Temple University School of Medicine
Young Hun (Minjoo) Kim2015-2016Undergraduate Research Assistant2017: Study Abroad, Kings College London (UK)
Anthony Ramnauth2015 (May-Aug)InternBioREU Summer Intern
2017: Admitted to PhD program in Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University
Parviz (Daniel) Hajazi2015Undergraduate Research Assistant
Binil Eldhose2014-2015Technician2018: Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University
Blaine Connor2014-2015Technician2015: Admitted to the CMDB PhD program, Johns Hopkins University
Yoo Jin (Jenny) Kim2014-2015Undergraduate Research Assistant
Dominique Fernandes2014-2015Visiting Graduate StudentFrom University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Blaine Connor2013 (May-Aug)InternBioREU Summer Intern
2014-2015: Research Technologist, Lee Lab, Johns Hopkins University
2015: Graduate Student in the CMDB Program at Johns Hopkins University
David Li2013Technician
Gabriela Rodriguez2012-2018Graduate student2014-2017: Received Diversity Supplement, NEI, NIH
Feb. 2018: PhD in Cell Molecular Developmental Biology and Biophysics (CMDB)
2018: Postdoctoral Associate with Dr. Hyungbae Kwon, Max Plank Institute Florida
2019: Postdoctoral Associate with Dr. David Fitzpatrick, Max Plank Institute Florida
Varun Chokshi 2012-2018Graduate studentAug. 2018: PhD in Cell Molecular Developmental Biology and Biophysics (CMDB)
2018: Postdoctoral Associate with Dr. Dan O'Connor, Johns Hopkins University
Jessica Lucas Whitt2012-2016Postdoctoral Associate2016: Visiting Professor, College of Holy Cross
2020: Professor, Assumption University (Worcester, MA)
HyunJong Lee2012-2015Undergraduate Research Assistant
Tim Galfin2012-2013Graduate Student2013: Research Associate, Circuit Therapeutics Inc.
Andrew Chen2012-2013Undergraduate Research Assistant2013: Admitted to the Biomedical Sciences PhD Program, University of Virginia
Maximillian Lee2012 (May-Aug) & 2013 (May-Aug)InternSummer Intern
Sharon Ong2012 (Feb-May)Undergraduate Research Assistant
Hui Wang2012Postdoctoral Associate2014: Postdoctoral Associate, Children's Research Institute
2017: Senior Data Analyst, Epsilon Consulting Firm, University of Cincinnati College of Business
Amy Kim2012Undergraduate Research Assistant
Ryan Patterson2011-2015Undergraduate Research Assistant2015: Admitted to the NIH-Oxford PhD Program
Nick Gammon2011-2014TechnicianOffered a position in Japan. Was last seen fighting alongside the samurai elite in a rebellion against the westernization of Japan. Wherabouts currently unkown.
Richard Meehan2011-2012Undergraduate Research Assistant
Samantha Stuek2011-2012Undergraduate Research Assistant
Brenda Li2011 (Aug-Dec)Undergraduate Research Assistant2012: Transferred to Wesleyan University
Justin Penzenstadler2010-2011Undergraduate Research Assistant2011: Laboratory Research Assistant, University
of Maryland
Nick Gammon2010-2011Undergraduate Research Assistant2011: Laboratory Technician in the Lee Lab,
Johns Hopkins University
2014: English teacher (Japan)
2016: Monbukagakusho Research Fellowship (Japan)
2016: Admitted to PhD Program, Tokyo University (Japan)
Andrea Megill2009-2014Graduate Student2012-2013: Teaching Fellows at Towson University
Aug. 2014: Received PhD in Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University
2014: Postdoctoral Associate in the Lee Lab
2016: Medical Writer, Red Nucleus
Emily Petrus2009-2014Graduate StudentMay 2014: Received PhD in Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University
2012-2014: Received the National Research Service Award (NRSA) from the NIH
2014: Postdoctoral Associate with Dr. Alan Koretsky, NIH
2021: Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University
Ming Gao2009-2012Postdoctoral Associate2012: Research Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute
Cara Jacobs2009-2011Undergraduate Research Assistant2011: Admitted to Physician Assistant program, Seton Hall University
Hannah Kwak2009-2011Undergraduate Research Assistant2010: Admitted to Early Assurance Program for MD Program, George Washington University Medical School
Terence Tsiambuom Anguh2009-2010Postbaccalaureate2010: Admitted to the MD program, University of Maryland
Kaiwen He2009-2010Postdoctoral Associate2009-2010: Postdoctoral Associate in the Lee Lab
2011: Postdoctoral Associate, Johns Hopkins University
2015: Assistant Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Shanghai, China)
Huy Pho2009-2010Undergraduate Research Assistant
Aman Fatima2009 (Jun-Aug)InternHHMI Summer Intern
Angela Lee2008-2011Undergraduate Research Assistant2009-2011: HHMI Undergraduate Research Fellowship
2011-2012: Fullbright Fellowship (to conduct
Neuroscience research in the Netherlands)
2012: Admitted to MD/PhD program, Yale University
Jiaxelis Hernandez-Garcia2008 (Jun-Aug)InternNACS summer intern
Allison Dennis2008 (Jan-May)InternHighschool Intern
2014: Graduate student in the CMDB Program at Johns Hopkins University
Kristen Lin2008Graduate Student
Hui Wang2007-2012Graduate Student2009: Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship
2010: Robert and Florence Deutsch Graduate Award
2010: NACS Travel Award
2011: Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship
May 2012: Received PhD in Neuroscience and
Cognitive Science (NACS), University of Maryland
2012: Postdoctoral Associate, Lee and Kirkwood Labs
2013: Distinguished Dissertation Award, UMD
2014: Postdoctoral Associate, Children's Research Institute
2017: Senior Data Analyst, Epsilon Consulting Firm, University of Cincinnati College of Business
Kevin McGehrin2007-2010Undergraduate Research Assistant2010: Admitted to MD program, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Cathy Chang 2007-2009Undergraduate Research Assistant2009: Admitted to Pharmacy School, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Grace Ji 2007-2009Undergraduate Research AssistantMay 2009: Graduated with Honors in Biology
Yamila Goenaga Vazquez2007 (Jun-Aug)InternNACS summer intern from the University of Puerto Rico
Laurel Cummings2006-2009Undergraduate Research Assistant2009-2010: Teaching Internship at Prince George's County Public School
2010: Admitted to MD program, University of
Maryland School of Medicine
Kenny Sossa2006-2008Postdoctoral Associate2008-2009: Visiting Assistant Professor, College of
Notre Dame of Maryland
2009-2014: Assistant Professor, Notre Dame of Maryland University
2014: Associate Professor, Notre Dame of Maryland University
Andy Kim2006-2007Undergraduate Research Assistant
Hongik Hwang2006 (Sept-Dec)Undergraduate Research AssistantExchange student from POSTECH, Korea
2009: Admitted to PhD Program in Chemistry, MIT
Claire Ciarkowski2005-2008Undergraduate Research AssistantMay 2008: Graduated with High Honors in Biology
2008: Admitted to MD program at the University of Maryland
Kevin Snyder2005-2008Undergraduate Research AssistantMay 2008: Graduated with High Honors in Biology
2008: Admitted to the PhD program in Neuroscience
at University of Pennsylvania
Alicja (Ala) Kreczko2005-2007Undergraduate Research AssistantMay 2007: Graduated with High Honors in Biology
2007: Admitted to the MD program, Brown University
Lauren Errington2005-2007Undergraduate Research AssistantMay 2007: Graduated with Honors in Biology
2007: Admitted to the DMD program at the University of Maryland
Justin Silva2005-2006Graduate Student2006: Admitted to the Seton Hall University MS program in Health Sciences
Angela Deridder2005-2006Undergraduate Research Assistant2007: Admitted to the MD program at the University of Maryland
2006-2007: MPH program, University of Maryland
Jonathan Goldman2005 (Jun-Aug)InternNACS summer intern
2006: Admitted to the MD program, Tufts University
Lihua Song2004-2011Technician2011: Lab technician at Albert Einstein Medical School
Kaiwen He2004-2009Graduate Student2004-2005: University Fellowship
2008 Fall: Anne Wylie Dissertation Fellowship
May 2009: Received PhD in Neuroscience and
Cognitive Science (NACS), University of Maryland
2009-2010: Postdoctoral Associate in the Lee Lab
2011: Postdoctoral Associate, Johns Hopkins University
2015: Assistant Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Shanghai, China)
Naeha Quasba2004-2006Undergraduate Research Assistant
Alex MacArthur2004-2005Technician2005: Admitted to the MD program, University of Maryland
Jane Kim2004-2005Undergraduate Research Assistant2008: Research Study Coordinator, Maryland Lung Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University
Joon Hyuk Imm2004 (Sep-Dec)Undergraduate Research AssistantExchange student from Korea
2007: Admitted to the PhD program in Neuroscience, University of British Columbia (Canada)
Anubhuthi Goel2003-2008Graduate StudentMay 2008: Received PhD in Neuroscience and
Cognitive Science (NACS), University of Maryland
2008: Began postdoctoral position at UCLA
2019: Assistant Professor, UC Riverside
Linda Xu2003-2007Undergraduate Research AssistantMay 2007: Graduated with High Honors in Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics
2007: Admitted to the MD program, University of Maryland
2012: Neurosurgery Residency, Stanford University School of Medicine
In Tae Kim2003-2005Undergraduate Research Assistant2006: Admitted to the MD program, University of Maryland
Danny Gold2003-2004Technician2004: Admitted to the MD program, University of Florida
2009: Neurology residency, University of Maryland Medical Center
2014: Assistant Professor of Neurology, Ophthalmology, Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Joshua Copeland2003-2004Undergraduate Research Assistant2006: Admitted to the MD program, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Thomas Huebner2003 (Oct-Dec)Undergraduate Research Assistant