Former Members and Current Position

Georgia Institute of Technology Ph.D Students

Zhanjun Guo, 12/11-12/18.
Postdoctoral fellow
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO

Brandon Polander, 1/07-8/13. 
Research Scientist
Phillips 66, Bartlesville, OK

James Keough, 1/07-12/12.
Research Engineer
Georgia Pacific, Memphis, TN

Tina Dreaden, 1/06-8/12. 
Patent Agent
Cantor Colburn, Atlanta, GA

Adam Offenbacher, 8/05-12/10. 
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry, East Carolina University

David Jenson, 3/04-8/09. 
Assistant Professor (teaching track)
Department of Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Robin Sibert Nelson, 1/04-8/09. 
Assistant Professor
Life University, Atlanta, GA

Ian Cooper, 9/03-12/08. 
Manufacturing engineer
Alta Devices, Sunnyvale, CA

Shana Bender, 8/03-12/08. 
Director of Biological Treatment
Phillips 66, Bartlesville, OK 
 

University of Minnesota Ph.D Students

Kelly Halverson, 3/99-1/03. 
Dean
St. Cloud Community and Technical College, St. Cloud, MN

Idelisa Ayala, 1/97-6/02. 
Associate Professor of Natural Sciences
Broward Community College, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Andy Ouellette, 1/96-1/02. 
Associate Professor
Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL
 
Jason Patzlaff, 3/95-12/00. 
Staff Development Scientist
Beckman Coulter, MN

Jacqueline Steenhuis, 1/93-6/98. 
Homemaker, CA

Gina MacDonald, 1/90-12/94. 
Professor of Chemistry
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
 
Renee Boerner, 1/89-7/93. 
Director Regulatory Affairs
Argos Therapeutics, NC

 

Postdoctoral Associates/Research Scientists ( * denotes University of Minnesota)

Cynthia Pagba, 10/10-8/16.  
Postdoctoral Fellow
​University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX

Adam Offenbacher, 1/11-7/13. 
Assistant Professor 
Department of Chemistry, East Carolina University

 
Robin Sibert, 5/10-12/10. 
Assistant Professor
Life University, Atlanta, GA
 
Jun Chen, 1/06-7/10. 
Assistant Professor
Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, Dalian, China
 
Sascha Rexroth, 1/05-2/07. 
Sales specialist
Waters Corporation, Bochum, Germany
 
Antonio de Riso, 5/03-9/06. 
Principal Scientist
Hypha Discovery, NIMR, UK
 
Ilya Vassiliev, 11/03-8/05. 
Deceased,  8/10/05
 
Charles Hicks, 8/02-7/04.  
Assistant Professor
Nassau Community College, NY
 
Yuming Zhou, 5/00-9/04.
Postdoctoral Associate with Prof. Larry Que
University of Minnesota, MN
 
Lorraine Anderson, 8/97-8/04.  
Research Associate
Mass Spectrometry Facility, University of Minnesota, UM, Emeritus.
 
*Colette Sacksteder, 10/00-9/03.   
Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, WA
 
*Jingyan Zhang, 5/01-9/02. 
Assistant Professor
East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai

*Roseann Sachs (Visiting professor)
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Chair
Messiah College, Grantham, PA

*Bengt Svensson, 9/99-9/02. 
Postdoctoral associate
University of Minnesota, MN
 
*Kathryn Bixby, 6/99-12/02. 
 Medical Staff Assistant
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Wisconsin, WI
 
*Melissa Maderia, 1/01-7/02.
Technology Transfer Center, NIH, Bethesda, MD
 
*Jason Patzlaff, 12/00-7/01. 
Staff Development Scientist
Beckman Coulter, MN
 
*Jonathan Larson, 8/00-3/01. 
Vice President
Research and Development at Firefly Bioworks, MA
 
*Ronald Hutchison, 1/97-7/00. 
 Assistant Professor of Biology
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, NJ
 
*Sunyoung Kim, 3/95-2/00.
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Louisiana State Medical School, New Orleans, LA
 
*Reza Razeghifard, 3/97-1/99. 
 Associate Professor
Nova Southeastern University, FL
 
*Qing Yan, 11/95-10/96. 
 Research Scientist
Liseplex, Inc. Seattle, WA
 
*Chenglie Ma, 1/95-8/95. 
Research Scientist, Selective Genetics, Inc.  San Diego, CA