Alumni

Graduate Alumni from the Santos Lab

  • David Bryson, PhD 2012
  • Postdoc with David Liu (Harvard University)
  • Currently senior scientist at Beam Therapeutics

 

 

  • Joseph Calderone, MS 2014
  • Currently chemist at Afton Chemicals

 

  • Elizabeth Childress, PhD 2017
  • Postdoc with Craig Lindsley (Vanderbilt University)
  • Drug Discovery Scientist I, Vanderbilt University

 

  • Molly Congdon, PhD 2016
  • Postdoc with Jeff Gildersleeve (NIH)

 

  • Jason Crumpton, PhD 2012
  • Currently assistant professor of chemistry, Lynchburg College

 

  • Russell Fritzemeier, PhD 2020
  • Postdoc at Emory University with Dennis Liotta

 

  • Xi Guo, PhD 2014
  • Currently PhD student in statistics at Rutgers University

 

  • Kenneth Knott, MS 2015
  • Currently NMR Spectroscopist & Assistant Manager at Virginia Tech Chemistry

 

  • Hao Li, PhD 2018
  • postdoc with Pablo Sobrado (VT Biochemistry)
  • Scientist I at Takeda Pharmaceuticals

 

  • Emily Morris, MS 2015
  • Currently high school teacher in Manassas, Virginia

 

  • Amanda Nelson, PhD 2016
  • Currently chemistry laboratory manager at Stanford University

 

 

  • Cheryl Peck, PhD 2017
  • Postdoc with Frank Gupton (VCU)
  • Scientist at AMPAC Fine Chemicals 

 

  • Michael Perfetti, MS 2009
  • PhD with Dr. Stephen Frye (University of North Carolina)
  • Currently president at Brand Institute

 

  • Mithun Raje, PhD 2012
  • Postdoc with Takashi Tsukamoto (Johns Hopkins Univeristy)
  • Currently senior research associate at Rosalind Franklin University

 

  • Russell Snead, PhD 2018
  • Geico 

 

  • S. Brandon Thorpe, PhD 2012
  • Laboratory Director, Sativa Testing Laboratories, LLC

 

  • Jing Sun, MS 2010
  • Currently a chemical engineer at Boeing

 

  • Jessica Wynn,  PhD 2016
  • Currently a senior scientist at Merck, Inc.

 

  • Wenyu Zhang,  PhD 201
  • Currently postdoc with Kuan Wang (NIH)

 

 

 

 

Postdoctoral Alumni from the Santos Group

  • Philippe Bissel,  2007-2008
  • PhD at University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France
  • Postdoc with Profs. Neil Castagnoli & Timothy Long
  • Currently instructor at Hollins University

 

  • Yumin Dai,  2015-2018
  • PhD at Virginia Tech with Prof. David Kingston
  • Postdoc with Prof. Pablo Sobrado
  • Currently scientist at Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • Ming Gao,  2009-2012
  • PhD at Beijing University
  • Postdoc with Prof. Sharair Mobashery at Notre Dame
  • Currently scientist at Merieux NutriSciences

 

  • Srinath Pashikanti,  2014-2016
  • PhD at University of Kansas with Prof. Apurba Dutta
  • Currently assistant professor at Idaho State University

 

  • Neeraj Patwardhan,  2012-2014
  • PhD at Virginia Tech with Prof. Paul Carlier
  • Postdoc with Prof. Amanda Hargrove at Duke University
  • Scientist at Beam Therapeutics

 

  • Astha Verma,  2014-2016
  • PhD at Virginia Tech with Prof. Paul Carlier
  • Currently scientist at KBI Pharma

 

Visiting Scholars

  • Analyn Carreon,  2013
  • Visiting Scholar from Ateneo de Manila, Philippines
  • Currently faculty at Xavier University, Cagayan, Philippines

 

  • Antonius Eichhorn,  2015
  • PhD with Prof. Todd Marder at Wurzburg University, Germany

Undergraduate Alumni