GSBS — Candidacy Milestones

Congratulations to Nicole Lloyd for advancing to PhD candidacy! Nicole works under the supervision of Dr. Alexander Bukreyev in the Experimental Pathology program.

Congratulations to Claudia Di Gesù and Madison Tanner, who are now candidates for the PhD! Claudia works under the supervision of Dr. Shelly Buffington in the Neuroscience Program. Madison is in the Pharmacology and Toxicology Program, working with Dr. Casey Wright.

Congratulations to Jonathan Lin, who is now candidate for the PhD! Jonathan is in the Pharmacology and Toxicoloy Program, under the supervision of Dr. Massoud Motamedi.

Congratulations to Sean McNeme and Erick Palacios, who are now candidates for the PhD! Sean is in the Cell Biology Program, under the supervision of Dr. Kyong Choi. Erick is in the Neuroscience Program, working with Dr. Hua Liu.

Congratulations to Lizette Rios, for becoming a candidate for the PhD! Lizette is mentored by Dr. Nisha Garg, and is a student in the Cell Biology Program.

Congratulations to Sierra Miller, now a candidate for the PhD! Sierra is co-mentored by Drs. Jonathan Hommel and David Houghton, and is a student in the Human Pathophysiology and Translational Medicine Program.

Congratulations to Timothy Wanninger, John Yun-Chung Chen, and Nemil Bhatt, who are now candidates for the PhD! Timothy is in the Microbiology and Immunology Program, under the supervision of Dr. Slobodan Paessler. Nemil and John are in the Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology Program, working with Dr. Agenor Limon and Dr. Pei-Yong Shi, respectively.

Congratulations to Emre Vardarli and Megan Mears on advancing to candidacy for the PhD! Emre is in the Rehabilitation Sciences program, under the supervision of Dr. Andrew Murton. Megan studies Experimental Pathology with Dr. Dennis Bente.

Please join us in congratulating Michelle Vu on advancing to candidacy for the PhD! Michelle is supervised by Dr. Vineet Menachery in the Microbiology and Immunology Program.

Congratulations to Savannah Seely and Monica Hernandez on becoming candidates for the PhD! Savannah is in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program, and her committee is chaired by Dr. Yuhui Yin. Monica is supervised by Dr. Rebeca Wong in the Population Health Science program.

Congratulations to Mandi Feinberg, Nolan Dvorak, and Nisha Bhattarai for achieving candidacy for the PhD! Mandi is in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program, and her committee is chaired by Dr. Thomas Smith. Nolan is supervised by Dr. Fernanda Laezza in the Pharmacology and Toxicology program. Nisha is supervised by Dr. Andrew Murton in the Rehabilitation Sciences program.

Congratulations to Kenya Moore for achieving candidacy for the PhD! Kenya is pursuing her PhD under the supervision of Dr. Rakez Kayed, in the Pharmacology and Toxicology program.

Congratulations to Scott Segura for becoming a candidate for the Masters Degree! Scott studies in the Experimental Pathology program, supervised by Dr. Linda Kenney.

Congratulations to Gabriel Halla for achieving candidacy for the PhD! Gabriel is pursuing his PhD under the supervision of Dr. David Beasley, in the Microbiology and Immunology program.

Congratulations to Mandi Sonnenfeld for becoming a candidate for the PhD! Mandi is working in the Rehabilitation Sciences program, with supervisor Dr. Soham al Snih.

Congratulations to Debbra Pogue! Debbra is now a candidate for the PhD in the Nursing program. Her supervisor is Dr. Mary O'Keefe.

Congratulations to Melinda Tanabe for becoming a candidate for the Masters Degree! Melinda studies in the Clinical Science program, supervised by Dr. Miguel Cabada.

Congratulations to Lin-Na Chou for advancing to candidacy for the PhD. Lin-Na is mentored by Dr. Yong-Fang Kuo, in the Clinical Science Program.

Congratulations to Delia Meyer for achieving candidacy for the PhD. Delia is mentored by Dr. Carolyn Phillips, in the Nursing Program.

Congratulations to Clint Haines for achieving candidacy for the MS! Clint is pursuing his Masters under the supervision of Dr. Shannon Rossi, in Microbiology and Immunology.

Congratulations to Ursela Christopherson for achieving candidacy for the PhD. Rachel is mentored by Dr. Elizabeth Lyons, in the Rehabilitation Sciences Program.

Congratulations to J Rachel Sattler for achieving candidacy for the PhD. Rachel is studying in the Experimental Pathology Program supervised by Dr. Slobodan Paessler

Please join us in congratulating Joseph Thiriot for advancing to PhD candidacy. Joe works with Dr. Torres in the Microbiology and Immunology program.

Please join us in congratulating three of our PhD students on achieving candidacy: Samuel Mgubua is pursuing his PhD in Nursing, supervised by Dr. Carolynn Phillips; Olivia Solomon is in the Human Pathophysiology and Translational Medicine program, mentored by Dr. Gracie Vargas; and Zachary Watson is in the Cell Biology program, with supervisor Dr. Tom Green. Congratulations all!

Congratulations to Nikita Gupta for becoming a candidate for the PhD! Nikita is working with Dr. Maria Micci, in the Neuroscience program.

Congratulations to Rebecca Permar for achieving candidacy for the PhD! Rebecca is pursuing her PhD under the supervision on Dr. Anne Hudson Jones, in the Medical Humanities program.

Congratulations to Cody Bills for achieving candidacy for the PhD! Cody is pursuing his PhD under the supervision of Dr. Mariano Garcia-Blanco, in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.