Academics


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  • Past Graduate Students 1980-2003

    2003

    • Babbette D. LaMarca, PhD - Assistant professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), Jackson, MS.
    • Linling Shen, PhD - Postdoctoral associate, Schepens Eye Research Institution, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

    2002

    • Heon Park, PhD -  Instructor, Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

    2001

    • Preetam Shah, PhD - Postdoctoral research fellow, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    • He Zhou, PhD - Scientist, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA
    • Philip Rogers, PhD - Associate professor, Department of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
    • Sylvie Quiniou, PhD - Microbiologist, USDA-Catfish Genetic Research Unit, Stoneville, MS
    • Patrick Rozmajzl, PhD - Serving with the U.S. Navy in Washington, DC, as a lieutenant commander, Pearl Harbor, HI 
    • Kathy Barker, PhD - Associate professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN

    2000

    • Aurita Antao, PhD - Product specialist, IDT (Integrated DNA Technologies)

    1999

    • Wenming Zhu, PhD - Research scientist, Anti-Infectives Investigation Section, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    • Jinghe Mao, PhD - Associate professor, Division of Natural Sciences, Tougaloo College, Jackson, MS
    • Jeff Hogan, PhD - Assistant professor, Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

    1998

    • Tor Stuge, PhD - Professor, Department of Medical Biology, University of Tromso, Norway
    • Peter Srdjan Askovic, PhD - Senior project manager, Rosetta BioSoftware, Seattle, WA

    1997

    • Michael Rycyzyn, PhD - Senior research scientist, Cellular Biology, Janssen Biotech, Inc. Horsham, PA
    • Ronald Holton, PhD - Assistant professor, Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

    1996

    • Christopher Luft, PhD - Research biologist, Amphora Discovery Corp, Durham, NC 
    • Julia Cay Jones, PhD - Student in the Pharmacy School, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
    • Tereza Ventura-Holman, PhD - Director, Stem Cell Laboratory, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
    • Wangsen Cao, PhD - Assistant professor, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

    1995

    • Carolyn Harper, PhD - Assistant professor, Department of Biology, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS
    • Sara Davis-Hayman, PhD - Domestic engineer, Johnson City, TN
    • Russ Hayman, PhD - Assistant professor, Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
    • Mark Wooten, PhD - Associate professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH

    1994

    • Frederik van Ginkel, PhD - Associate professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

    1992

    • Jing-Gung Chung, PhD - Associate professor, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical College, Taeching, Taiwan
    • George Massad, PhD - Now living in Charlotte, NC
    • Abbe Vallejo, PhD - Associate professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

    1990

    • Sarira Pourbohloul, PhD - Assistant professor, Department of Biology, Northern Virginia Community College, Sterling, VA

    1989

    • Catherine Ellsaesser, PhD - Manager, Six Sigma Implementation, Entergy Corp., Grand Gulf Nuclear Station, Port Gibson, MS
    • Sameer Barghouthi, PhD - Assistant professor, National Agricultural Research Center, Ramallah, West Bank
    • Meng-Chun Wang-Yang, PhD - Instructor (research), Internal Medicine,  University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 
    • Lenora Garrett, PhD - Associate professor, School of Dentistry, UMMC, Jackson, MS

    1987

    • David Pascual, PhD - Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases & Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

    1985

    • Steven Evans, PhD - Research scientist, Mycogen Corp., San Diego, CA
    • Mark E. Martin, PhD - Associate professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO

    1984

    • Kenneth L. Bost, PhD -  Professor and Belk Distinguished Professor, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC
    • Marie L. Hoover, PhD - Associate professor, Advanced Bio. Med. Labs, Cinnaminson, NJ

    1982

    • Jeff Lodge, PhD - Associate professor, Department of Biology, Rochester Research Institute, Rochester, NY
    • Robert C. Giles, PhD - Scientific director, Genescreen, Inc., Dallas, TX
    • Steven Dauenhauer, PhD - Director of Microbiology, VA Medical Center, Shreveport, LA

    1981

    • Robin A. Robinson, PhD - Director of Vaccines, Novavax Inc., Rockville, MD

    1980

    • Carmen V. Sciortino, PhD - Director for Clinical Microbiology, University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Louisville, KY
    • John McGowan, PhD - Deputy Director, NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD