Lab Alumni

Graduate Students

  • Rui Huang, Ph.D. in Chemistry, 2014
  • Stephanie Le Clair, Ph.D in Chemistry, 2012
  • Kevin Hartman, Ph.D. in Chemistry, 2012  
  • Kazutoshi Yamamoto, Ph.D. in Chemistry, 2011 
    • Current Position: Post-doctoral fellow in the Ramamoorthy Group
  • Ravi P. R. Nanga, Ph.D. in Chemistry, 2011 
    • Current Position: Post-doctoral fellow in the Radiology Department at the University of Pennsylvania, working in Dr. Ravinder Reddy's group, Philadelphia, PA
  • Pieter E. Smith, Ph.D. in Biophysics, 2010
    • Current Position: Fulbright post-doctoral fellow at the Weizmann Institute of Science, working in Dr. Lucio Frydman's group, Rehovot, Israel
  • Katherine Anne Henzler Wildman, Ph.D. in Chemistry, 2003
    • Current Position: Assistant Professor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Washington University in St. Louis, MO
    • Post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Biochemistry, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
  • Srikanth Srinivasan Kidambi, Ph.D. in Chemistry, 2003
    • Current Position: Instructor in the Division of Mathematics & Science at Harper College, Palatine, IL
    • Product/Process Development Leader at Rohm & Haas/Morton Salt, 2008
    • Senior Research Chemist in the Global Research Division at Nalco Company, IL, 2004-2008
    • Senior Chemist in the Global Analytical Resources at Nalco Company, IL, 2002-2004
  • Kevin James Hallock, Ph.D. in Chemistry and Biophysics, 2002
    • Current Positions:
      • Assistant Director at the Boston University School of Medicine Healthcare Emergency Management Program
      • Member of the Boston University School of Medicine’s Emergency Operations Committee
      • Instructor in the Anatomy and Neurobiology Department at the Boston University School of Medicine
  • Deanne Marie Taylor, Ph.D. in Biophysics, 2001
    • Current positions
      • Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
      • Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Genetics at Rutgers University
      • Director of Bioinformatics at the Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey
    • Research Scientist in Biostatistics Department at the Harvard School of Public Health, and Director of the Bioinformatics Core
    • Program Director, Bioinformatics Graduate Program, Brandeis University
    • Post-doctoral fellow at Pfizer
  • Jose Silva Santos, Ph.D. in Biophysics, 2001
    • Current Position: Project Scientist, University of California, San Diego (2010-now)
    • Research Scientist, Institute for Molecular Pediatric Sciences and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Chicago, IL, 2007-2010
    • Research Scientist, Division of Biological Sciences, Section of Neurobiology, University of California, San Diego (2005-2007)
    • Post-doctoral Fellow,  Division of Biological Sciences, Section of Neurobiology, University of California, San Diego (2001-2005)
  • Duane Andrew Chung, Ph.D. in Biophysics, 2000 [joint student with Dr. Richard Neubig in the Pharmacology Department]
    • Current Position: Founder, President and CEO of Centurion Biofuels, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    • Awarded an Adjunct Professor appointment in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph, 2008
    • Awarded an Adjunct Assistant Professor appointment in Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo, 2008
  • Yuchun Mao, May 2001 – May 2003, M.S. in 2003
  • Caroline Pointer-Keenan, January 2002 – December 2002, M.S. in Chemistry, 2002 
    • Current Position: Post-doctoral researcher on a collaborative project with Dr. Senker and Dr. Rossler at the University of Bayreuth, Germany
    • Ph.D. in Chemistry, 2009, from Dr. Russ Browers' research group at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Michael T. Dehring, September 1997 – April 1999, M.S. in 1999
  • Zachary Stein, Rotator, Winter 2012
  • Soojeong Kim, Rotator, Summer 2010
  • Alana Canfield, Rotator, Winter 2009
  • Marchello Cavitt, Rotator, Summer 2007
  • Ajdin Kavara, Rotator, Fall 2004
  • Jia Zhao, Rotator, Fall 2002
  • Kyu-Hwan Park, Rotator, Winter 2002
  • Orkun Soyer, Rotator, Fall 2000,
  • Erin Wimmers, Rotator, Summer 2000
  • Maricel Kann, Rotator, January 1997 – July 1997

 

Post-Doctoral Fellows

  • Somashekar Bagganahalli, January 2011 - December 2013
    • Current Position: Research Scientist, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • Pratima Tripathi, January 2011 - December 2013
  • Nataliya Popovych, March 2009 - October 2011
    • Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Genentech, South San Francisco, CA
  • Shivani Ahuja, March 2009 - August 2011
    • Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Genentech, South San Francisco, CA
  • Jiadi Xu, June 2006 - April 2011
    • Current Position: Animal MRI Facility Manager at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD
  • Ronald Soong, September 2008 - August 2010
    • Current Position: Senior NMR Research Scientist & NMR Manager at the Environmental NMR Centre, Department of Physical & Environmental Science, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Roberto de la Salud Bea, August 2009 January 2010
    • Current Position: Assistant Professor at Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
  • Lindsey Gottler, 2009
    • Current Position: Scientist at Proteos, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Ulrich H. N. Dürr, September 2005 – May 2007
    • Current Position: Staff scientist at INFAI GmbH in Cologne, Germany
  • U. S. Sudheendra, September 2005 – August 2006
    • Current Position: Senior NMR consultant at ChemR Consulting, India
  • Anmin Tan, January 2004
    • Current Position: Post-doctoral fellow in Michael Henzl's lab in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Missouri
  • Yufeng Wei, October 1999 – November 2001
    • Current Position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
  • Srinivasan C. Shekar, October 2000 – March 2001
  • Udayar Ilangovan, October 1996 – September 1997
    • Current Position: Assistant Professor at the Department of Biochemistry, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
  • Dong-Kuk Lee, March 1997 March 2001 [Research assistant, March 2001 – March 2005)
    • Current Position: Professor at Seoul National University of Technology, South Korea

 

Undergraduate Students

  • Austin McHenry, January 2010 – June 2012
  • Melissa Gildenberg, September 2010 – April 2012
    • Will be starting the Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D./Ph.D.) at the University of Iowa in Fall 2012
  • Samer Salamekh, Fall 2009 – Spring 2011
    • Will be attending medical school at The Ohio State University, starting Fall 2011
  • Daniel Youngstrom, Winter 2009 – Winter 2010
    • Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences at Virginia Tech (started Fall 2010)
  • Jeffrey Barry, Fall 2007 – Winter 2009
    • Currently attending Temple University medical school (started Fall 2010)
    • Obtained a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from Columbia University in 2010
  • Michelle Fritz, Fall 2007 – Winter 2009
    • Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics and Nanotechnology at the Universidad Autónoma De Madrid (started Fall 2010)
  • Nicholas Reder, Fall 2006 Winter 2007
    • Currently attending Loyola Medical School in Chicago (started Fall 2010)
    • Obtained a Master of Public Health from Emory University in 2010
  • Akihisa Kimura
  • Alan Poon, Winter 2003
  • Ravi Patel, Fall 2003
  • Kwasi Mendoza
  • Raquel Daboul
  • Benjamin Lack, Winter –  Summer 2004
  • Maxim Burgman, Fall 2003 –  Winter 2004
    • Current Position: Senior Research Technician at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Jeffrey Birn, Winter 2003 – Summer 2004
    • M.D. from University of Cincinnati
    • Current Position: Medical Resident at Henry Ford Health System
  • Adam Sorini, May '01-'02
    • Ph.D. in Physics, University of Washington
    • Current Position: Post-doctoral researcher at SLAC/Stanford University
  • Wendy Schumacher, Spring 2000 – Winter 2001
    • Obtained DO at Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Current Position: Resident at Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Kyle Stout, Spring 1999 – Summer 2000
    • Current Position: Senior Associate at Charles River Associates, and Consultant at Marakon Associates
  • Jeffrey Brender, Winter 1999 – Summer 2000
  • Hongmei Ge, Summer 1999 – Summer 2000
  • Matthew G. Agasan, Winter 1998 – Summer 1999
  • Alfred Fleming, Jr., Spring 1998
  • Shawn Lopis, Summer 1997
  • Kevin Cox, Spring 1997 –  Fall  1998
  • Bonita G. Poon, January 1997 – January 1998
  • Kiyoko Ikeuchi, August 1997 – January 1998
    • Current Position: Integration engineer, MTS at Maxim Integrated Products
  • Melissa A. Zagors, Fall 1996 – Winter 1997
  • Michael T. Dehring, Fall 1996 – Summer 1997
  • Khaled Taleb Agha, Fall 1996
  • Nicholas T. Boon, Fall 1996


Visiting Scientists

  • Dong-kuk Lee,  Associate Professor at Seoul National University of Technology, South Korea (Summer 2011)
  • Anatoly Khitrin, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Kent University, OH (2011)
  • Sathan Thennarasu, Scientist E II - Organic Chemistry at the Central Leather Research Institute, India (2010)
  • Deborah Heyl-Clegg, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Eastern Michigan University, MI (2007)
  • Sergey V. Dvinskikh, Professor at the Institute of Physics, St. Petersburg State University, Russia and Research fellow in the Division of Physical Chemistry and Industrial NMR Centre, Department of Chemistry, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden (2005-2006)
  • Vishnu Dhople, The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, India (2005-2006)
  • Tenneru Narasimhaswamy, Scientist at the Polymer Science and Technology, Central Leather Research Institute, India (2004-2005)
  • Vladimir Ermakov, Kazan State Power Engineering University, Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation (2004-2005)
  • Ja-Young Moon, Professor at Changwon National University, South Korea (2004-2005)

Visiting Students

  • Akira Asano, Graduate student, Yokohama National University, Japan (Fall 2012)
  • Yoonwoo Nam, Graduate student, Seoul National University of Science & Technology, South Korea (Winter 2012)
  • Changsoo Ryu, Graduate student, Seoul National University of Science & Technology, South Korea (Winter 2012)
  • Mirim Chang, Graduate student, Seoul National University of Science & Technology, South Korea (Winter 2012)
  • Manami Tsukamoto, Nara Institute of Technology, Japan (Fall 2011)
  • Yuki Abe, Yokohama National University, Japan (Summer 2010)
  • Kamihara, Kyoto University, Japan (Winter 2009)


If you find an inaccuracy or want to update your information, please contact leclairs@umich.edu.