Former Toxicology Trainees

 

Predoctoral Fellows


Clara Jeong

Crop Sciences
Advisor: Michael Plewa
Currently: Completing PhD

Alicia Dietrich

Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Advisor: Ann Narduli
Currently: Completing PhD

Benedikt Graf

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Advisor: Stephen Boppart
Currently: Completing PhD

Supida Monaikul

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Susan Schantz
Currently: Completing PhD

Bethany Karman

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Jodi Flaws
Currently: Completing PhD

Juanmahel Davila

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Indrani Bagchi
Currently: Completing PhD

Denise Archambeault, PhD

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Dr. Humphrey Yao
Currently: Research Associate, Baylor College of Medicine

Daniel H. Barnett

Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Advisor: Benita Katzenellenbogen
Currently: Internship in Medicine, University of Madison, Wisconsin

Edmund Chang, PhD

Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Advisor: Benita Katzenellenbogen
Currently: Postdoc
Baylor College, Houston TX

Marc DalPonte

Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Advisor: Dr. Janice Bahr
Currently: Biology Instructor
Lakeland Community College,
Mattoon, IL
mdalpont@lakeland.cc.il.us

Amy Ditewig

Animal Sciences
Advisor: Romana Nowak
Currently: Scientist I, Cellular and Molecular Toxicology, Abbott Laboratories

Cory Funk

Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Advisor: Benita Katzenellenbogen
Currently: Postdoctoral Scientist, Institute for Systems Biology, University of Washington, Seattle
coryfunk@gmail.com

Alexander Rivera, PhD

Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Advisor: Dr. Janice Bahr
Currently: BioDefense Supervisor, Brooks City-Base, Texas, TX

Rebecca Howell

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Shelly Tischkau

Avenel Joseph

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Rex Hess
Currently: FASS/AAAS Congressional Fellow, Office of Rep. Edward Markey

Bethany Karman

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Dr. Jodi Flaws
Currently: Completing PhD

Meagan Mann, PhD

Chemistry
Advisor: John Katzenellenbogen
Currently: Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN
meaganmann@gmail.com

Pavni Mehrotra

Animal Sciences
Advisor: Dr. Romana Nowak
Currently: Completing MD/PhD

Mark Muellner, PhD

Crop Science
Advisor: Michael J. Plewa
Currently: Senior Toxicologist
Corporate Quality & Product Registration
Nalco Company
mmuellner@nalco.com

Edward Davis Oldham

Chemistry
Advisor: John Katzenellenbogen
Currently:Postdoctoral Associate, University of Iowa

Emily Poon

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Susan L. Schantz
Currently: Completing PhD

Angela Oki

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Paul Cooke
Currently: Content Development Associate,
Current Conceptions, Inc., Pullman, WA
angela@currentconceptions.com
Completing PhD at WSU

Mark S. Rundell, PhD

Crop Science
Advisor: Michael J. Plewa
Currently: Postdoc, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY
msr2006@med.cornell.edu

Victor Wang, PhD

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Susan Schantz
Currently: Completing M.D. at University of Illinois

Postdoctoral Fellows


Wei Wang, PhD

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Dr. Jodi Flaws
Currently: Reproductive Toxicologist, Covance

Thomas Garcia, PhD

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Dr. Marie-Claude Hofmann
Currently: Research Scientist, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Zeynep Madak Erdogan, PhD

Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Advisor: Dr. Benita Katzenellenbogen
Currently: Postdoctoral Associate, University of Illinois

Rashna Balsara, PhD

Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Advisor: Dr. Benita Katzenellenbogen
Currently: Research Scientist, Keck
Transgene Center, Notre Dame, IN

Melissa Cimafranca, PhD

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Paul Cooke
Currently: Study Director, Toxicology, Experimur

Steven Neese, PhD

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Susan L. Schantz
Currently: Research Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
stlneese@illinois.edu

Paul Eubig, D.V.M.

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Susan L. Schantz
Currently: Research Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
eubig@illinois.edu

Christopher Fields, PhD

Comparative Biosciences
Institute for Genomic Biology
Advisor: Dr. Marie-Claude Hofmann
Currently: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute for Genomic Biology and NCSA, University of Illinois

James Ford, Jr., PhD

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Rex Hess
Currently: Study Director, Toxicology, Covance Laboratories, Chandler, AZ

Rupesh Gupta, MD,PhD

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Dr. Jodi Flaws
Currently: Scientist, Product Safety, Proctor and Gamble

Martin Hoagland, PhD

Food Science & Human Nutrition
Advisor: Bill Helferich
Currently: Biologist, US Food and Drug Administration

Young Ju, PhD

Food Science & Human Nutrition
Advisor: Bill Helferich
Currently: Assistant Professor,
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
yhju@vt.edu

Varsha Likhite, PhD

Chemistry
Advisor: John Katzenellenbogen
Currently: Senior Scientist, Mountain View Pharmaceuticals, Menlo Park, CA
varsha.likhite@gmail.com

Margaret Loven, PhD

Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Advisor: Ann Nardulli

Carla Morrow, D.V.M., PhD

Comparative Biosciences
Advisor: Rex Hess
Currently: Veterinary Toxicologist, LLOYD, Inc, Shenandoa, IA

Larry Petz, PhD

Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Advisor: Dr. Ann Nardulli
Currently: Chief of Pain Management, Virology Division United States Army Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, San Antonio, TX