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Alumni

Ashley and BrennaWe are currently gathering alumni stories. If you haven't been in contact with the Biology Department recently, please email Dr. Daniel Clemans or any member of the faculty and staff and let us know where you are and what you have been up to. We would appreciate your permission to post your current career information on this page so that our current students can learn about career possibilities in the biological sciences from your experiences.

Where They are Now

2010s
  • Torey Arnold, BS '12, PhD student in the Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Department at the University of Michigan.
  • Kristie Mitchell, BS '08, MS '11, PhD student in the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at Wayne State University.
  • Saedeh Sepehri, MS '11, co-founder of DeNovo Sciences.
  • Dr. David Hufnagel, BS '10, earned his PhD at the University of Michigan (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, 2016) and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Emory University Antibiotic Resistance Center in David Weiss’ Lab.
  • Dr. Adnan Syed, BS '10, earned his PhD at the University of Michigan (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, 2016) and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University studying bacterial biofilm formation and cellular differentiation in the laboratory of Richard Losick.
  • Cody T. Williams, MS '11, PhD student at the Mallinson Institute for Science Education at Western Michigan University.
2000s
  • Priya Gogoi, MS '09, co-founder of DeNovo Sciences.
  • Susan McMahon MS '07, Biological Laboratory Technician and Team Leader at USDA APHIS working on stopping the Emerald Ash Borer.
  • Brigitte Neuman, BS '04, Quality Supervisor at Reforma Group and Tutor with the Huntington Learning Center.
  • Lalita Patel, BS '08, PharmD student at Wayne State University.
  • Dr. Nicole Renaud, BS '08, earned her PhD in Human and Statistical Genetics from Washington University in St. Louis.
  • Erik Rowley, BS '08, PhD student at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.
  • Megan Serpa, BS '08, completed an MS degree at Brown University.
  • Dr. Sarah Whorley, MS '08, earned her PhD at Fordham University and is currently Assistant Professor of Natural Science at Daemen College in Amherst, NY
1990s
  • Dr. Melody Neely, BS '94, is currently Associate Professor of Immunology and Microbiology at Wayne State University Medical School.
  • Dr. Stefan Schnitzer, MS '95, is currently Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee studying liana ecology.

The Biology Department is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold