Former Group Members

Graduate Students

Dr. Kevin Luvaga (’18)
Postdoctoral Fellow ( with Dr. Ready)
UT Southwestern

Nicole SassuDr. Nicole Sassu (’18)

Technical Specialist

Lathrop Gage

 

 

 

Donald CaldwellDr. Donald Caldwell (’17)

Postdoctoral Fellow (with Dr.  Bernal  )

National Cancer Institute  Center for Cancer Research

 

 

 

Kendricks Lao

Dr. Kendricks Lao (’17)

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Divya Chennamadhavuni (’17)

Postdoctoral Fellow (with Professor Kyle Hadden)

School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut

Christian MDr. Christian Malapit (’16)

Postdoctoral Fellow (with Professor Shelley D. Minter)

Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan

 

 

 

Kaddy CamaraDr. Kaddy Camara (’15)

Postdoctoral Fellow (with Professor John Porco)

Department of Chemistry, Boston University

 

 

 

Yanke LiangDr. Yanke Liang (’12)

Medicinal Chemist

C4 Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA

 

 

 

 

Santosh KeshipeddyDr. Santosh Keshipeddy (’12)

Senior Research Scientist

New England Discovery Partners

 

 

 

 

Sampada ChitaleDr. Sampada Chitale (’12)

Research Scientist

IntellySin R&D, Montreal, Canada

 

 

Elisa Farber -Spring 2011Dr. Elisa Farber (’11)

Technical Support Specialist

EMD Millipore, Boston, MA

 

Dr. Meena Thakur (’10)

Research Scientist, Amgen, Inc., Cambridge, MA

Dr. Maryam Khalili (’10)

Lecturer, University of New Haven
, New Haven, CT

Bernard Castillo IIDr. Bernard Castillo II (’08)

Associate Professor

University of the Virgin Islands, Group page

 

Dr. Nathan Hnatiuk (’08)

Associate Professor, 
Cedarville College, OH

Dr. Ravinder Raju (’08)

Project Manager
, Teva Pharmaceuticals, NJ

Dr. Marisa Blauvelt (’07)

Associate Professor, Springfield College, Springfield, MA

Dr. Paul Sali Sabila (’06)

Professor, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC

Dr. Rachel Ndonye (’05)

Professor, Montgomery College, Montgomery, MD

Dr. Rosa Taboada (’04)

Passed Away, December 2015

Dr. Regina So (’03)

Associate Professor, 
Ateneo de Manila University; Group page

Isamir MartinezDr. Isamir Martinez (’03)

Program Manager for Scientific Alliances & Business Engagement

ACS Green Chemistry Institute

 

 

 

Albert Ndakala

Dr. Albert Ndakala (’01)

Senior Lecturer

University of Nairobi, Kenya

Dr. Nooshin Hashemzadeh (‘01)

Research Scientist, 
University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ

Dr. Lisa Dollinger (‘99)

Lecturer, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ

Masters Students

Song Li (’15)

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, CA

Shaun Christian (’11)

Unilever, CT

Cathy Cherefant (’10)

Coordinator Laboratory Affairs, 
Nova Southeastern University, FL

Celina Lasota (’09)

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

Douglas Izmirian (’06)

Matthew Dunn (’04)

School of Business, UCONN

Richard Johnson (’02)

Grace Jensen Ordonio (‘00)

Analytical Chemistry
, Pfizer, Groton

Jun Wang (’00)

Process Chemistry
, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

Ying Wang (’99)

Medicinal Chemist, Discovery Chemistry
, Bristol-Myers Squibb, NJ


Gan WangGan Wang (’97)

Research Scientist

Arvinas, Inc., New Haven, CT

Undergraduate Students

Hao Xu, Graduate Student, Notre Dame (Fall 2021)

Armando Dominquez, UConn CT

Jenasia Shuler, UConn, CT

Nicholas Schipper, UConn, CT

Emese Kanyo, UConn, CT

Samuel Milbin, UConn School of Medicine

Tania Mohamed, UConn, CT

Patrick Smith, UConn, CT

Lanna Nawa, Pfizer, CT

Faith Crittenden, UConn School of Medicin

Michael Lau, UConn, CT

Anisa Barolli

Yiu (Eric) Liu, Graduate Student, UC Davis

Jason Sabatine

Justin Wilde

Alexander Andrews, Alix, Yale and Ristas, LLP

Joel Arcari, Discovery Chemistry
, Pfizer, CT

Daniel Carvalho, UConn MBA

Melinda Durgin Rottas, Global Research Portfolio Director, 
Pfizer, Groton

Patrick Foley, Discovery Chemistry, 
Pfizer, CT

Heather Frost (Gilletti), Discovery Sourcing, 
Pfizer, CT

David Galluzo, Galluzzo & Amineddoleh, LLP, 
New York City

Robyn Guerrera, Ansonia Copper and Brass

Meghan Johnston, Assistant Professor, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY

Lisa Glieco Varshney, Booz & Company

Tri Le, New York Institute of Technology

Lisa Newell, Analytical Chemistry
, Pfizer, CT

Diane Romonosky, Unilever

Melissa Andrews (Sacdalan), Nurse, CT

Charles Struzynski, CVS Pharmacy

Christopher Taylor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL

William Whalen, Medical School, UCONN

Darrell Ziemski