Group members

 Group photos below

Current Group Members

Name Tenure in Group Project
Sarah Burke 2009-date, graduate student Birch-Cope
Maria Winters 2009-date, graduate student IDO
Andrew Krasley 2011-date, graduate student Birch-DCA

Terry Huh

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

2012-date, undergraduate student Birch-cycloisomerization

Eun-Young Park

2013-date, undergraduate student IDO
Andee Friant 2013-date, undergraduate student Birch-DCA

Senior Farewell Lunch, May 2013


L to R: Andy Krasley, Eesha Sheikh, Maria Winters, Terry Huh, Ariel Furman, Dr. Mal, Roselyn Appenteng, Sarah Burke, and Maisha Rahman.

Former Group Members


Tenure in Group, Degree Received

Current Location 


Graduate and Post-doctoral Co-workers at Bryn Mawr College

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

Aminophosphonic Acid, Peptidolactam

Paul Gaspari

2004-05, M. A. 2005

(Ph.D. 2011, Temple Univ.)

Director of Business Development at ChayseChem, Inc.

IDO inhibitors

Chenyang Tie

2001-03, M. A. 2003

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

Ohio State University Chemistry Dept.


Bei Wang

2000-02, M. A. 2002

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Princeton, NJ


Undergraduate Co-workers at Bryn Mawr College

Maisha Rahman

2010-2013, B. A. 2013

SUNY Stony Brook Chemistry Dept.

Birch-Cope, IDO

Eesha Sheikh

2011-2013, B. A. 2013


Ariel Furman

2011-2013, B. A. 2013

Dupont Chambers Works lab technician


Roselyn Appenteng

2012-2013, B. A. 2013


Sharan Mehta

2009-2012, B. A. 2012

Drexel University Research Associate


Laura Alexander

2010-2011, B. A. 2011

Process Development Technician at Johnson Matthey


Anna Giarratana

2009-2010, B. A. 2010

Biology Graduate School, Univ. of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey


Yuan Qiao

2008-2010, B.A. 2010

Harvard University Chemical Biology Program


Sarah Miller

2008-09, B.A. 2009


Sarah Tabi

(ACS-PRF 2008 SUMR Fellow)

2008-09, B.A. 2009

SUNY Upstate Medical University


Tu-Anh Vu

2008-09, B.A. 2009

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

University of Pennsylvania Dental School

IDO (collaboration with Dr. Judith LaLonde)

Jonathan Bennett

Summer 2008, post-baccalaureate 2008

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

Thomas Jefferson University Medical School


Natalee Smith

2006-08, B. A. 2008

University of Delaware Chemistry Dept.

BDAD enzyme inhibitor synthesis

Marisa Winkler

(Bristol-Myers Squibb 2007 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow)

2007-08, B. A. 2008

Case Western Reserve Univ., MD/PhD program

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


Sophia Phounsavath

2006-07, B. A. 2007

Rice University Chemistry Dept.


Allison Dudik

2006, B. A. 2007

IDO inhibitors

Jisun Lee

2005-06, B. A. 2006

Univ. of Pennsylvania  Chemistry Department


Shauna Bennett

2005, B. A. 2007

National  Institutes of Health (NICHD)/

The University of Michigan Program in Biomedical Sciences

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./

company in India

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

IDO inhibitors

Wynne Kandur

Summer 2003, B. A. 2006

(Ph. D. 2013, UC Irvine)

Merck & Co., Rahway, NJ/

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


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/

FBI, Quantico, VA


Elisa Jimenez

2001-03, B. A. 2003

Chemistry Teacher, Mexico


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


Katherine Wang

2001-02, B. A. 2003

Peace Corps.


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

Elementary School Teacher, Washington, D. C./

National Parks Ranger and Tour Guide


Undergraduate Co-workers at the University of New England

 Melissa Foss

 1999, UNE

University of Central 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


Kevin Morneault

1998, B. S. 1998, UNE

(D.O. 2003, UNE)

Central Maine Medical Center (anesthesiologist)


Ian Paquette

1998-2000, B.S. 2000, UNE

(M.D. 2004, Dartmouth Medical School)

Univ. of Cincinnati Medical School (surgery)


Scott Cyr

1997-2000, B.S.1999

(D.O. 2002, UNE)

Central Maine Medical Center (internal medicince physician)


Group photos

  Summer 2013 Group picture

May 2013 Senior farewell lunch

July 2012 Canoe trip

May 2012 Senior farewell lunch

Summer 2011 Group picture

Summer 2010 Group picnic

Secret Santa Lunch December 2009

May 2009 Senior farewell lunch

July 2008 Group Picnic Photos

May 2008 Group Photo

July 2007 Group Photos

July 2006 Group Picnic Photos

May 2006 Senior Farewell Lunch

Fall 2005 Undergraduate Research Poster Sessions

July 2005 Group Picnic Photos

July 2004 Group Picnic Photos

July 2003 Group Picnic Photos

July 2002 Group Photo

Summer 2001 Group Picnic

July 2001