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Graduate Student Profiles

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Current Students

Marilyn Allen

Major: Chemical & Biochemical Engineering (Ph.D.)
Thesis/research topic: Cell-based cancer immunotherapies
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Jahir Antonio Batista Andrade

Major: Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.)
Thesis/research topic: Forensics tools to locate leaking sewers in urban streams: analysis of the dissolved organic matter, emerging contaminants, and toxicity.
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Utsav Shashvatt

Major: Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.)
Thesis/research topic: Recovery of phosphorus from waste streams using Donnan membrane principle
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Michael Zhang

Major: Chemical & Biochemical Engineering (Ph.D.)
Thesis/research topic: Engineering biomolecules for vaccines, systems biology for immunodiagnostics
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Alumni

Irina Ramos

Employer: AstraZeneca
Major: Chemical & Biochemical Engineering (Ph.D.) (’09)
Thesis Title: Study of B-Amyloid Residue Accessibility by Chemical Modification and Limited Proteolysis

 

Tim Holzberg

Employer: Merck
Major: Chemical & Biochemical Engineering (M.S.) (’18)

Sheniqua Brown

Major: Chemical & Biochemical Engineering (Ph.D.) (’19)
Thesis Title: Fluorescently Labeled Periplasmic Binding Proteins as Optical Biosensors for Micromolar Levels of Glucose & Glutamine in Biomedical & Bioprocess Applications
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Cynthia Chelius

Preparing for impact: Cindy Chelius shares what drives her research
Employer: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Devens, Massachusetts
Major: Chemical & Biochemical Engineering (Ph.D.) (’19)
Thesis Title: Phosphoproteomic and transcriptomic-driven study of the cell wall integrity signaling (CWIS) pathway in the model fungus, Aspergillus nidulans
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Marwa El-Sayed

Employer: Colorado Sate University (Postdoc), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Major: Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.) (’18)
Thesis Title: Investigating the Formation of Secondary Organic Aerosols in Atmospheric Liquid Water
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James Sanders

Employer: Exponent (2018-2019) , EPA (2019-present)
Major: Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.) (’18)
Thesis Title: Monitoring and Reducing the Bioavailability of Methylmercury in Sediments
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Laura Simpson

Employer: AstraZeneca
Major: Chemical & Biochemical Engineering (Ph.D.) (’19)
Thesis Title: Design and Analysis of Bioengineered Models of Alzheimer’s Disease
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