Former Trainees

Trainee (PhD and MD/PhD*), Years - Latest Known Position

Bradley Arrick*, 1980-83 - Chief, Section of Hematology/Oncology,  Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Anna Szuro-Sudol, 1980-85 - Teacher, institute for autistic children

David Lepay*, 1982-85 - Director, Scientific Evaluations, FDA

Ruth Montgomery, 1983-87 - Assoc. Dean for Scientific Affairs, Yale School of Medicine

David Campanelli*, 1984-90 - Asst. Prof., Dept Medicine, UVA

Yoram Vodovotz, 1989-93 - Prof., Dept Surgery, Univ Pittsburgh

Michele Fuortes, 1990-93 - Asst. Prof., Dept Cell Biol., Weill Cornell Medicine

Hearn Cho*, 1990-95 - Asst. Prof., Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Mount Sinai

John MacMicking, 1991-97 - Professor, Yale University and HHMI

Fen-yu Jin, 1993-97 - Executive, Eli Lilly, Inc.

Bihua Chen (MS), 1993-94 - Investment fund manager

Jia Ruan*, 1994-98 - Assoc. Prof., Dept Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine

Michael Shiloh*, 1995-99 - Asst. Prof, UTSW; Burroughs Wellcome Investigator

Dolca Thomas, 1995-96 - VP, Global Head of Translational Medicine in Immunology, Inflammation and Infectious Disease, Roche

Cynthia Byrd, 1996-99 - Prof., Cornell University

Jing Zhu, 1996-01 - Product manager, Abbott Medical Devices

Gregory St. John, 1997-01 - Medical Director, Regeneron

Hyunsil Han, 1998-03 - Executive, SK BioPharmaceuticals, NJ

Ellen Block, 1998-05 - (jointly with A. Ding) volunteer scientist, Weill Cornell Medicine

Katherine Hisert*, 1999-04 - Critical Care fellow, Univ. Washington

Shuangping Shi, 2000-05 - (Jointly with S. Ehrt) Senior scientist, Merck

Younghwa Kim,  2000-06 - VP Asia, Pfizer

Omar Vandal, 2002-07 -(jointly with S. Ehrt) Project Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Jing Tian, 2002-05 - postdoctoral fellow, M. Brown and J. Goldstein, UTSW

Aimee Beaulieu, 2005-09 - Asst. Prof, Rutgers University

Jenica Upshaw*, 2005 - medical resident

Aditya Venugopal, 2006-10 - Health care management consultant

Crystal Darby, 2007-11 - Science writer

Poonam Rath, 2008-13 - ‎Data Scientist (Life Sciences), Privately-held ML startup

Amy Cunningham-Bussell*, 2009-12 - medical resident, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Christina Maksymiuk, 2010-15 - consultant, Bionest Partners

Shashirekha Mundhra, 2014-2017 - Scientific Associate, Chameleon Communications International

Elaine Ballinger, 2013-18 -


Postdoctoral fellows and research associates:


Akira Nakagawara, MD, PhD, 1980-81 - President of Chiba Cancer Center, Chiba, Japan

Jill O'Donnell-Tormey, PhD, 1982-86 - Executive Director, Cancer Research Institute, New York

Shohko Tsunawaki, PhD, 1982-87 - Staff investigator, National Children’s Medical Center, Tokyo

William Griffo, MD, PhD, 1983-84 - Clin. Asst. Prof., Dept. Medicine, Cornell

Jon de la Harpe, PhD, 1984-87 - Sr. Scientist, Applied Microbiology, Inc.

Ryotaro Yoshida, MD, PhD, 1984-87 - Director, Dept Cell Biology, Osaka Bioscience Institute, Osaka (retired)

Aihao Ding, PhD, 1984-86 - Prof. Emerita, Microbiology & Immunology, Weill Cornell Medicine

Joelle Gabay, PhD, 1985-86 - Dept Microbiology, Columbia University

Mark Shparber, MD, PhD, 1985-87 - Practice of oncology

Subita Srimal, PhD, 1987-90 - Founder, biotechnology company, India

Dennis Stuehr, PhD, 1987-89 - Staff Scientist, Cleveland Clinic Res. Fndtn.

Ted Szatrowski, MD, PhD, 1987-89 - Director for Oncology, Hoffman La Roche

Charles Farber, MD, PhD, 1988-92 - Practice of oncology

Francoise Porteu, PhD, 1988-90 - Charge de Reserche, INSERM, Paris

Nyoun Soo Kwon, MD, PhD, 1989-90 - Chairman, Dept Biochem., Director of Graduate Studies, Chung-Ang University, Seoul

Ghassan Jamalledine, MD, 1990-92 - Practice of medicine, American University, Beirut, Lebanon

Christian Bogdan, MD, PhD, 1990-93 - Director, Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, Univ. Clinic of Erlangen

Michele Fuortes, MD, PhD, 1993-95 - Asst. Prof., Medical Education Center, Weill Cornell Medicine

Emil Martin, PhD, 1993-97 - Assoc. Prof., Dept Integrative Biology, Pharmacology and Physiology, Univ Texas Houston Health Science Center

Arthur Forni, MD, 1993-94 - Chief, Division of Infectious Disease, St. Barnabas Hosp., Bronx, NY

Vanessa Reid Lane, PhD, 1993-95- medical publishing

Susan Nicholson, MD, 1995-98 - Director, Clinical Trials, Infectious Disease, Hoffman La Roche, Inc.

Lei Chen, PhD, 1995-99 - Staff Scientist, American Home Products

Stephen Grobmyer, MD, 1997-99 - Assoc. Prof., Dept Surgery, U. Fla.

Chuan-lu Shen, MD, PhD, 1998-01 - Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Southeast University, PRC

Ruslana Bryk, PhD, 1999-01 - Assoc. Res. Prof., Weill Cornell Medicine

Michael Banks, MD, 1999-00 - Visiting fellow in surgery

Kyu Rhee, MD, PhD, 2001-04 - Professor, Dept Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine

Jing Zhu, PhD, 2001-02 - Scientist, Biology Research Group, Intel Corp.

Heran Darwin, PhD, 2001-04 - Prof., Dept Microbiology,  NYU School of Medicine

Benjamin Gold, PhD, 2002-07 - Assoc. Res. Prof., Weill Cornell Medicine

Hyunsil Han, PhD, 2003-05 - Scientist, pharmaceutical industry

Gang Lin, PhD, 2003-05 - Assoc. Res. Prof., Dept Micro. & Immunol., WMC

Marianne Imhof, PhD, 2004-05 - Biotechnology company scientist, Austria

Jovanka Koo, PhD, 2004-07 - Assoc. Professor, Wheaton College

Melanie Stegman, PhD, 2005-08 - Project Manager, Learning Technologies

Luiz Pedro Sorio de Carvalho, PhD, 2006-10 - Tenured faculty, Crick Institute, London

Warren Lee, MD, PhD, 2006-07 - Asst. Prof., Dept Medicine, Toronto, Canada

Guillaume Vogt, PhD, 2007-10 - Senior fellow, University of Paris

Kangyun Wu, PhD, 2007-09 - postdoctoral fellow, M. Holtzman lab, Washington U., St. Louis

Nayef Mazloum, PhD, 2008-10 - Asst. Prof., Weill Medical College-Qatar

Hui Tao, PhD, 2007-09 - Analytical Pharmacology Core Facility, MSKCC

Julien Vaubourgeix, PhD, 2009-12 - faculty, MRC Centre for Molecular Bacteriology and Infection, Imperial College London

Sumit Chakraborty, PhD, 2009-15

Madhumita Nandakumar, PhD, 2010-15 - Staff Scientist, Seres Therapeutics

Thulasi Warrier, PhD, 2010-14 - Research Scientist, The Broad Institute

Selin Somersan, MD, 2010-13 - Asst. Prof, Dept Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine

Anand Balakrishnan, PhD, 2011-15 - Staff Scientist, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Nan Zhao, PhD, 2011-14 - postdoctoral fellow, Mt Sinai

Poonam Rath, PhD, 2013 - Data Scientist (Life Sciences), Privately-held ML startup

Tania Lupoli, PhD, 2013-2018 - Asst. Prof, Dept Chem, NYU