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Promontory Point BBQ, Lake Michigan, Hyde Park, Chicago, October 2016; Lab & Family


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The Group

Sean Crosson
Aretha Fiebig

Postdocs
Julien Herrou
Justin Luebke
Kristy Hentchel
David Hershey
Ben Stein

Grad Students
Matthew Tien
Leila Reyes Ruiz
Lydia Varesio
Maggie Zhang

Undergrad
Averill Clapp

Alumni

Postdoc
Melissa Marks (2007-2011)
Current Location: Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Willamette University, Salem, OR.

Neeta Jain (2012-2013)
Current Location: Senior Research Associate, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

Hye-Sook Kim (2009-2014)
Current Location: Principle Investigator, DuPont Biosciences, Wilmington, DE.

Jonathan Willett (2013-2016)
Current Location: U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Daniel Czyż(2014-2016)
Current Location: Department of Microbiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Grad students
Dan Siegal (Ph.D., Physics, 2008)
Current Location: Senior Research Scientist, DARPA, Biological Technologies Office (BTO), Arlington, VA.

Erin Purcell (Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2011)
Current Location: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.

Cara Boutte (Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2011)
Current Location: Postdoc, Eric Rubin Lab, Harvard, Boston, MA.

Brook Heaton (Ph.D., Microbiology, 2012)
Current Location: Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University, Durham, NC.

Rob Foreman (Ph.D., Microbiology, 2012)
Current Location: Northwestern University-ORS, Chicago, IL.

Musetta Steinbach (2011-2012)

Milena Lewanczyk (M.S., Biology, University of Gdańsk, 2013)
Current Location: PhD Candidate, University of Liverpool, England.

Jon Henry (Ph.D., Microbiology, 2013, M.D., 2015)
Current Location: Residency (R2), Harvard / Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

Ola Fergin (M.S. Biotechnology, Politechnika Warszawska, 2015)
Current Location: Graduate Student, ETH-Zürich, Switzerland.

Kasia Gebicka (2015-2016)

PREP students
Cyd-Marie Castro Rojas (2008-2009)
Current Location: Postdoc, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine.

Leila Reyes Ruiz (2013-2014)
Current Location: Grad Student, Committee on Genetics, Genomics and Systems Biology. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Xiomarie Alejandro-Navarreto (2015-2016)
Current Location: Grad student, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Illinois at Chicago. Chicago, IL.

Undergrads
Dave Rawling (2006-2007; PhD 2015, Yale University, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry)
Current Location: Postdoctoral Scientist, Cepheid, Mountain View, CA.

Andrew Martens (Summer 2006)
Current Location: PhD candidate, Biophysics, Hilser Lab, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Kevin Dalton (2006-2010)
Current Location: PhD candidate, Biophysics, Judith Frydman/Vijay Pande Labs, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

Rachel Applefield (Summer 2007)
Current Location: Grad student, Department of Prehistory and Archaeology, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain.

Shelly Crane (Summer 2008)
Current Location: Resident Physician, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, Athens, OH.

Adam Strick (Summer 2009)
Current Location: Dallas, TX.

Grant Rotskoff (2011-2013)
Current Location: PhD candidate, Biophysics, Phill Geissler/Gavin Crooks Labs, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Jacob Clementi (Summer 2011)
Current Location: Epic, Madison, WI

Tyehimba Turner (Summer 2012)
Current Location: Undergrad, Dominican University

Isaac Larkin (2012-2014)
Current Location: PhD candidate, Biological Sciences, Mirkin Lab, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

Daniel Eaton (2014-2017)
Current Location: Graduate student, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard University, Boston, MA.

Olivia Stovicek (2015-2017)
Current Location: Journalism intern, Chicago, IL.

High School
Tori Valadez (John Hersey High School) (Summer 2012)

Miette Hennessy (Whitney M. Young High School) (Summer 2014-2016)