Former Members

POSTDOCTORAL / VISITING RESEARCHERS

Dr. John Hershberger

Group Member: 2010-2012

B.S., Missouri University of Science and Technology

Ph.D., University of Kansas Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Arkansas State University – Jonesboro

Medena Noikham

Email: noikham@wisc.edu

Group Member: 2019-2020

B.S., Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Dr. Jon Paretsky

Group Member: 2015-2016

B.S., 2009, Ripon College

Ph.D., 2015, University of California, Irvine

Research Scientist at Georgia-Pacific LLC

Dr. Vitaliy Timokhin

Group Member: 2010-2011

Ph.D., Lviv Polytechnic Institute

Research Associate, UW-Madison

Dr. Maik Tretbar

Group Member: 2013-2015

Ph.D., 2012, University of Hamburg

Sr. Bioorganic Chemist at Immunic Therapeutics

Dr. Zhibin Xu

Group Member: 2013-2014

Ph.D., 2003, Peking Union Medical College, Medicinal Chemistry

Assistant Professor at Beijing Institute of Technology

PH.D. PROGRAM ALUMNI

Christopher Adams

Group Member: 2010-2015

B.S., 2009, University of California Irvine

Ph.D., 2015, University of Wisconsin-Madison

PTD Lithography Engineer at Intel

Julie Alderson

Group Member: 2012-2017

B.S., Truman State University

Ph.D., 2017, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Chemist at PPG

Eileen Burke

Group Member: 2012-2017
B.S., 2012, Montana State University
Ph.D., 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Post-doctoral Fellow, Johnson group, MIT
Research Chemist at 3M

Joshua Corbin

Email: corbin2@wisc.edu

Group Member: 2015-2020

B.S. University of Virginia

Ph.D., 2020, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Post-doc position at LANL

Josephine Eshon

Email: jeshon@wisc.edu

Group Member: 2015-2020

B.S. Texas A&M University

Ph.D., 2020, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Chemist at Amgen

Nels Gerstner

Group Member: 2013-2018
B.S., Montana State University
Ph.D., 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Post-doctoral Fellow, Miller group, UC-Berkeley

R. David Grigg

Group Member: 2009-2014

B.S., 2009, Idaho State University

Ph.D., 2014, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dow Chemical Company

Minxue Huang

Email: mhuang@chem.wisc.edu

Group Member: 2014-2020

M.S. Case Western Reserve University

Ph.D., 2020, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Investigator, Discovery Chemistry at GSK

 

Minsoo Ju

Email: mju@chem.wisc.edu

Group Member: 2014-2020

B.S. University of Wisconsin – Madison

Ph.D., 2020, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Post-doc position at Cornell-Song Lin’s lab!

Lu Liu

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Group Member: 2014-2019

B.S. Northern State University

Ph.D., 2019, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Patent Engineer at Quarles & Brady LLP

Alicia Phelps

Group Member: 2010-2015
B.S., 2009, Butler University
Ph.D., 2015, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research Chemist at PPG

Ryan Reeves

Email: rreeves@chem.wisc.edu

Group Member: 2014-2020

B.S. Boise State University

Ph.D., 2020, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jared Rigoli

Group Member: 2009-2014

B.S., 2009, Idaho State University

Ph.D., 2014, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dow AgroSciences, 2017

Process Engineer at Intel

Ryan Scamp

Group Member: 2012-2017

B.S., 2012, University of Michigan, Dearborn

Ph.D., 2017, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Post-doctoral Fellow, Ellman group, Yale

Research Chemist at Chemocentryx

Steve Schmid

Group Member: 2012-2017
B.S., 2012, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., 2017, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Post-doctoral fellow, Aprahamian group, Dartmouth
Post-doctoral fellow, Hoye group, University of Minnesota

Ryan Van Hoveln

Group Member: 2010-2015
B.S., 2010, Bradley University
Ph.D., 2015, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Assistant Professor, Indiana State University

Cale Weatherly

Group Member: 2010-2015

B.S., 2009, Williams College

Ph.D., 2015, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Post-doc., Smith group, Pennsylvania, 2017

Senior Scientist at Abzena

MASTER'S PROGRAM ALUMNI

Luke Boralsky

Group Member: 2009-2012

M.S., 2012, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Rigel Pharmaceuticals

Nate Connell

Group Member: 2010-2012
B.S., 2010, St. Norbert College
M.S., 2012, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. student at UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Rachel Dao

Group Member: 2009-2011

B.S., 2009, Millersville University of Pennsylvania

M.S., 2011, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Associate Investigator in Crop Protection, DuPont

Associate Investigator at FMC Corporation

Nicholas Dolan

Group Member: 2012-2015
M.S., 2015, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. student, Francis group, UC-Berkeley

James Jirak

Group Member: 2013-2015
M.S., 2015, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Millipore Corporation

Dagmara Marston

Group Member: 2009-2011

B.S., 2009, University of Oregon

M.S., 2011, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research assistant at Zebrafish International Resource Center (ZIRC)

 

Amirah Mat Lani

Group Member: 2017-2018

B.S., 2016, University of Wisconsin – Madison

M.S., 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Sara Moyer

Group Member: 2010-2012

M.S., 2012, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Villanova School of Law

Caitlin Utt

Group Member: 2017-2018

B.S., 2015, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

M.S., 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Formulation Scientist at Blueprint Medicines

FORMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS

Chase Bruggeman

Group Member: 2015-2016

B.S., 2016, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Technologist II – Beverage & Sweet Flavors at Kerry Ingredients

Emily Dzurka

Group Member: 2016-2017

B.S., 2017, Saginaw Valley State University

Ph.D. student at Michigan State University

Michael Freidberg

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship at Vanderwal group, UC-Irvine

nthony Gomez

Group Member: 2016-2017

B.S., 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bachem

 

Weiyang Guan

Group Member: 2017-2019

B.S., 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ph.D. student at Cornell University-Song Lin’s group

William Guy

Group Member: 2017-2018

B.S., 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison

M.S., 2019, University of Chicago

Laboratory Assistant at Burke Research Group

Margeaux Hagemann

Group Member: 2016-2017

B.S., 2017, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Assistant Scientist at PPD

Devin Ketelboeter

Group Member: 2018-2019

B.S., 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ph.D. student at the University of Florida-Aponick Group

Bethany Koerner

Group Member: 2015-2016

B.S., 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Food Safety and Quality Chemist · Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Gabe Le Gros

Dental Student at University of Michigan School of Dentistry

Alan Meis

Group Member: 2009-2011

B.S., 2012, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ph.D., 2017, UT-Austin (Martin group)

Senior Chemist at Corteva Agriscience

Luke Oxtoby

Group Member: 2016-2018

B.S., 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison

NSF Graduate Research Fellow at Engel group, Scripps

 

Patrick Pentek

Group Member: 2007-2010

B.S., 2010, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Pharm.D. Concordia College

Pharmacist at Walmart

Ryan Robitaille

Group Member: 2016-2018

B.S., 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Eric Touney

Group Member: 2014-2016

B.S., 2016, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ph.D. student at the University of California Irvine-Pronin group

Andrea Unzue

Group Member: 2009-2010

B.S., 2010, University of the Basque Country

Ph.D., 2015, University of Zurich (Nevado group)

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