Group members

Current Group Members

Name Tenure in Group Project
Mary Sexton 2017-date, graduate student Birch-Heck
Sabrina Tran, ’19 2017-date Birch-Heck
Madison Hogan, ‘19 2017-date Birch-Heck
Maham Haider, ‘19 2018-date Birch-Heck
Alexandra Matei, ‘20 2018-date Birch-Heck
Jiwoo Kim, ‘20 2018-date Birch-Heck
Amy Gao, ‘20 2018-date Birch-Heck
Heidi Coleman, ‘20 2018-date Birch-Heck

Graduate, Post-doctoral and Research Associate co-workers at Bryn Mawr College

Name  Tenure in Group, Degree Received Current Location  Project
Andrew Krasley 2011-2017, Ph.D. 2017 Analytical Chemist at New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

Sea Pharmaceuticals

Jenny Wai 2014-2016, research associate  Pharmablock USA IDO inhibitors
Sarah Burke 2009-2014, Ph.D. 2014 Post-doctoral fellow with Prof. John Tomsho at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Assistant Prof., Neumann University

Maria Winters 2009-2014, Ph.D. 2014 York College

Assistant Prof., Delaware Valley College

IDO inhibitors
Tina Morgan Ross 2000-2012, Ph. D. 2012 Ursinus College

West Chester Univ.

Sanjeev Kumar 2005-2008, post-doctoral associate New Links Genetics

Ames, IA

IDO inhibitors
Tapas Paul 2005-2006, post-doctoral associate Reseach Investigator
Syngene International Ltd.Bangalore, India(deceased 9/28/2012)
Robert Broadrup 2001-05, Ph. D. 2005 The School at Church Farm, Secondary School Science Teacher/

Haverford College Chemistry Department

Aminophosphonic Acid, Peptidolactam
Paul Gaspari 2004-05, M. A. 2005

(Ph.D. 2011, Temple Univ.)

Director of Business Development at ChayseChem, Inc.

Director, Sales & Business Development at Cambrex

IDO inhibitors
Chenyang Tie 2001-03, M. A. 2003

(Ph. D. 2010, Ohio State Univ.)

Ohio State University Chemistry Dept. Peptidolactam
Bei Wang 2000-02, M. A. 2002 Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ Peptidolactam

Undergraduate co-workers at Bryn Mawr College

Name  Tenure in Group, Degree Received Current Location  Project
Hannah Terz 2017-8 Chemist at Adesis, New Castle, DE Birch-Heck
Christianna Kutz 2017-8 Quality Control Lab Technician at AstraZeneca IDO
Sarah Lew 2017-2018 University of Delaware Chemistry Graduate School Alpha-Arylation of Enolates
Pia Lopez 2017, B. A. 2018 IDO
Alice (Jingyi) Tang 2016-2017, B. A. 2018 New England College of Optometry IDO
Allison Yang Summer 2017 Case Western Reserve University IDO
Zidu Zeng 2016-2017, B. A. 2018 Boston University Dental School IDO
Christabel Koomson 2016-2018, B. A. 2018 NYC Health Clinic IDO
Alanna Goldberg Summer 2016 Bryn Mawr College Birch-Heck
Noribeth Cubias Sp 2016, B. A. 2017 IDO
Martely Carrera Sp 2016 Bryn Mawr College IDO
Shorouk Badir 2014-2016, B. A. 2016 UPenn Chem Grad School IDO
Hamna Shahnawaz 2015, B. A. 2018 Research at UPenn Birch
Shreekari Tadepalli 2015, B. A. 2018 Ohio State University Medical School IDO
Alexandra Friant 2013-2015, B. A. 2015 Associate Investigator at The Chemours Co., Wilmington, DE

Chemist at Adesis, Inc., New Castle, DE

Eun-Young Park 2013-2015, B. A. 2015 University of Hawaii Medical School Research IDO
Britt Benner Summer 2014 Bryn Mawr College Chemistry Graduate Program IDO
Linh Tran Summer 2014, B. A. 2016 UPenn Chem Dept lab assistant

Univ. of Arizona Chemistry Grad School

Eri Arai Summer 2014, B.A. 2016 UPenn Med School researcher IDO
Terry Huh

(ACS Div. Org. Chem. 2013 Summer UG Fellow)

2012-2014, B.A. 2014

(D.V.M. 2018, Tufts)

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

Intern Doctor, Animal Medical Center, New York, NY

Maisha Rahman 2010-2013, B. A. 2013

(M.S. 2015, SUNY Stony Brook)

Graduate student, SUNY Stony Brook Chemistry Dept.

Adelphi University Laboratory Instructor

Environmental Health and Safety, Columbia University

Birch-Cope, IDO
Eesha Sheikh 2011-2013, B. A. 2013, M.A. 2014 Chief Technical Officer, Colony Sugar Mills, Lahore, Pakistan IDO
Ariel Furman 2011-2013, B. A. 2013 Dupont Chambers Works lab technician Birch-Cope
Roselyn Appenteng 2012-2013, B. A. 2013 Duke University Medical School Birch-Cope
Sharan Mehta 2009-2012, B. A. 2012 Chemistry Research Associate, Drexel University

Grad student in Sociology, Rice University

Laura Alexander 2010-2011, B. A. 2011 Process Development Technician at Johnson Matthey Birch-Cope
Michael Ross 2010, B. A. Haverford 2012 Graduate Student, Washington University in St. Louis IDO
Anna Giarratana 2009-2010, B. A. 2010 Biology Graduate School, Univ. of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

M.D./Ph.D. program, Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Yuan Qiao 2008-2010, B.A. 2010

(Ph.D. Harvard University)

Harvard University Chemical Biology Program

Scientist at MERL, A*STAR

Sarah Miller 2008-09, B.A. 2009

(M.D. 2016, Temple Medical School)

Temple Medical School Birch-Cope
Sarah Tabi

(ACS-PRF 2008 SUMR Fellow)

2008-09, B.A. 2009 SUNY Upstate Medical University Birch-Cope
Tu-Anh Vu 2008-09, B.A. 2009

(D. M. D. 2013, Univ. of Penn.)

University of Pennsylvania Dental School

Dentist in Brooklyn

IDO (collaboration with Dr. Judith LaLonde)
Jonathan Bennett Summer 2008, post-baccalaureate 2008

(M. D. 2012, Thomas Jefferson Univ.)

Thomas Jefferson University Medical School Birch-Cope
Natalee Smith 2006-08, B. A. 2008

(Ph.D. 2015, U. Delaware)

University of Delaware Chemistry Dept.

Bayer MaterialScience, Pittsburgh, PA

BDAD enzyme inhibitor synthesis
Marisa Winkler

(Bristol-Myers Squibb 2007 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow)

2007-08, B. A. 2008

(M.D. 2015, Ph.D. 2017, Case Western Reserve Univ. MD/PhD program)

Case Western Reserve Univ., MD/PhD program

Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

IDO inhibitors
Iva Yonova

(Bristol-Myers Squibb 2006 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow)

2006-08, B. A. 2008

(Ph. D. 2013, UC Irvine)

Univ. of California-Irvine Chemistry Dept., Ph. D. 2013/

Quintiles, Durham, NC

Project Management Analyst, Quintiles, Bulgaria.

Sophia Phounsavath 2006-07, B. A. 2007

(Ph.D. 2014, Rice Univ.)

Rice University Chemistry Dept.

Senior Scientist, PSO Laboratory, LLC

Analytical chemist, NSF International

Allison Dudik 2006, B. A. 2007

(BSN USC-Beaufort)

BSN Univ. of South Carolina-Beaufort

Nurse at CHOP, Philadelphia, PA

IDO inhibitors
Jisun Lee 2005-06, B. A. 2006

(Ph.D. 2014, Univ. Penn)

Univ. of Pennsylvania  Chemistry Department, Ph.D. 2014/

Postdoctoral Fellow, UPenn

Laboratory Instructor, UPenn Chemistry Dept.

Medicinal chemist, Pfizer

Shauna Bennett 2005, B. A. 2007

(Ph.D. 2013, Univ. of Michigan)

National  Institutes of Health (NICHD)/

The University of Michigan Program in Biomedical Sciences, Ph.D. 2013/

Postdoctoral Research Assoc., Scripps Research Institute

IDO inhibitors
Ronke Imbeah-Ampiah 2004-06, B. A. 2006

(M.Phil., Cambridge Univ.)


Cambridge University, MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise

Senior Analyst (Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement) at PriceSpective

IDO inhibitors
Marisha Banerji

(Bristol-Myers Squibb 2004 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow)

2003-04, B. A. 2006 Univ. of Connecticut Biochemistry Dept.

Research Assoc. IMT GAHZIABHAD

Birch-Cope, Hemiaminal
Kate Johnson 2003, B. A. 2005

(M. P. H. Yale School of Public Health)

Yale School of Public Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Assistant Professor of Public Health Studies, Elon University

IDO inhibitors
Wynne Kandur Summer 2003, B. A. 2006

(Ph. D. 2013, UC Irvine)

Merck & Co., Rahway, NJ/

Univ. of California-Irvine Chemistry Dept.

NYU Clinical Assistant Professor

AAAS Fellow

Senior National Security Analyst at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Sook Chan

(Bristol-Myers Squibb 2002 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow)

2002-04, B. A. 2004

(M.D. 2011, Penn St. Medical School)

Merck & Co., Rahway, NJ

Penn State Hershey Med. School

UMass Medical School (general surgery)

IDO inhibitors
Sadie White
(Marshall Fellow 2002-2003)
2002-03, B. A. 2003

(Ph.D. 2010, U Penn Engineering)

Dupont Chemical Co., Wilmington, DE

UPenn Material Sciences

US Patent Office, VA

Elisa Jimenez 2001-03, B. A. 2003 Chemistry Teacher, Mexico; Teacher at GEMS World Academy, Switzerland Peptidolactam
Rachel Kahn
(Bristol-Myers Squibb 2001 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow, Pfizer 2002 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow)
2001-03, B. A. 2003 Dupont Chemical Co., Wilmington, DE Peptidolactam
Katherine Wang 2001-02, B. A. 2003 Peace Corps. Peptidolactam
Grace M (Quaker) Huynh 2002, B. A. 2002 Merck & Co., Rahway, NJ

UCLA Chemistry Dept.

Research Associate at Relypsa

Senior Research Associate I at Gilead Sciences

Soo Youn Yi 2000-01, B. A. 2001

(M. D. 2008, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School)

Wyeth-Ayerst, Princeton, NJ

Robert Wood Johsnon Medical School, NJ (surgical resident)

Columbia University, Dept. of Surgery

Aminophosphonic Acid
Camilla Sulak 2000-01, B. A. 2001

(M. D. 2016, Univ. of Arizona)

Elementary School Teacher, Washington, D. C.

National Parks Ranger and Tour Guide

Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Residency


Undergraduate co-workers at The University of New England

Name  Tenure in Group, Degree Received Current Location  Project
Melissa Foss 1999, UNE


(B. S. 2009, Univ. South Florida

J. D.  2013, Stetson University College of Law)

Staff Attorney at 13th District Court, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Aminophosphonic Acid
Kris Paolino 1999-2000 , B. S. 2001, UNE

(M.D. 2005, SUNY Buffalo)

Internal medicine physician in Washington, D.C. area Aminophosphonic Acid
Lauren Abrardo (CUR Undergraduate Summer Research Fellow, 2000) 1999-2000 , B. S. 2001,  UNE

(Pharm. D., Temple Univ.)

Pharmacist in Philadelphia, PA area Peptidolactam
Kevin Morneault 1998, B. S. 1998, UNE

(D.O. 2003, UNE)

Central Maine Medical Center (anesthesiologist) Peptidolactam
Ian Paquette 1998-2000, B.S. 2000, UNE

(M.D. 2004, Dartmouth Medical School)

Univ. of Cincinnati Medical School (surgery) Peptidolactam
Scott Cyr 1997-2000, B.S.1999

(D.O. 2002, UNE)

Central Maine Medical Center (internal medicince physician) Peptidolactam