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The UB Department of Biological Sciences is pleased to present the current directory of our graduate students.

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Leah Abraha Program: MA UBIT: leahabra.

Leah Abraha
Program: MA
UBIT: leahabra

Mahasweta Acharjee Program: PhD UBIT: macharje.

Mahasweta Acharjee
Program: PhD
Lab: Rusche
UBIT: macharje

Dua Ahmed.

Dua Ahmed
Program: MA
UBIT:  duaahmed

Samuel Alfonso.

Samuel Alfonso
Program: MA
UBIT:  salfonso

Gabriella Andreani.

Gabriella Andreani
Program: MA
UBIT:  gandrean

Alber Aqil Program: PhD Lab: Gokcumen UBIT: maqil.

Alber Aqil
Program: PhD
Lab: Gokcumen
UBIT: maqil

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Nathan Backenstose Program: PhD Lab: Krabbenhoft UBIT: njbacken.

Nathan 
Backenstose
Program: PhD
Lab: Krabbenhoft

UBIT: njbacken

Bailey, Brianna Program: MS UBIT: bbailey4.

Brianna Bailey
Program: MS
UBIT: bbailey4

Antonia Bandrivska Program: MS UBIT: abandriv.

Antonia Bandrivska
Program: MS
UBIT: abandriv

Alpha Barry Program: MA UBIT: akbarry.

Alpha Barry
Program: MA
UBIT: akbarry

Madeleine Bartz.

Madeleine Bartz
Program: MS
Lab: Gokcumen
UBIT: mabartz

Jessica Baun Program: MA UBIT: jbaun2.

Jessica Baun
Program: MA
UBIT: jbaun2

Birkemeier, Meaghan.

Meaghan Birkemeier
Program: MA
UBIT:  mtbirkem

Srima Biswas Program: MS.

Srima Biswas
Program: MA
UBIT: srimabis

Vu Biu Program: MA UBIT:.

Vu Biu
Program: MA
UBIT:

Luane Bueno Landau Program: PhD UBIT: luanejan.

Luane Bueno Landau
Program: PhD
UBIT: luanejan

Ryan Buzby.

Ryan Buzby
Program: MA
UBIT:   ryanbuzb

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1.

Taylor Campbell
Program: MA
UBIT: ticampbe

Katy Canales Padilla Program: MA.

Katy Canales Padilla
Program: MA
UBIT:  katycana

Carmen, Alaina.

Alaina Carmen
Program: MA
UBIT:  afcarman

Emily Carroll Program: PhD Lab: Wang UBIT: carroll3.

Emily Carroll
Program: PhD
Lab: Wang
UBIT: carroll3

Ceno, Gird.

Gird Ceno
Program: MA
UBIT:  girdceno

Soumyadip Chakraborty Program: PhD UBIT:.

Soumyadip Chakraborty
Program: PhD

UBIT:

Albert Chen.

Albert Chen
Program: MA
UBIT:  achen273

Danil Chernov Program: MA UBIT: danilche.

Danil Chernov
Program: MA
UBIT: danilche

Alexander Chiang Program: MA UBIT: achiang4.

Alexander Chiang
Program: MA
UBIT: achiang4

Flavio da Silva Coelho Program: PhD Lab: Lindqvist UBIT: flavioau.

Flavio da Silva Coelho
Program: PhD
Lab: Lindqvist
UBIT: flavioau

Ryan Conway Program: MA.

Ryan Patrick Conway
Program: MA
UBIT:  ryanconw

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Connor Davies Program: MA UBIT: cdavies.

Connor Davies   
Program: MA
UBIT: cdavies  

Logan Dean Program: MA UBIT: ldean.

Logan Dean
Program: MA
UBIT: ldean

Jose Diaz.

Jose Diaz
Program: MA
UBIT:  jfdiaz

Valli Duvvuru.

Valli Duvvuru
Program: MS
UBIT: duvvuru

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Iyobosa Ekhator Program: MA UBIT: iyobosae.

Iyobosa Ekhator
Program: MA
UBIT: iyobosae

Ben Ernan Program: MS UBIT: benernan.

Ben Ernan
Program: MS
UBIT: benernan1

Carly Fields.

Carly Fields
Program: MA
UBIT:  carlyfie

Steven Fleck Program: PhD Lab: Albert UBIT: sjfleck.

Steven Fleck
Program: PhD
Lab: Albert
UBIT: sjfleck

Brian Foote Program: Ms UBIT: jkfernan.

Brian Foote
Program: MS
Lab: Krabbenhoft
UBIT: brianfoo

Eleanor Fumerelle Program: MA UBIT: egfumere.

Eleanor Fumerelle
Program: MA
UBIT: egfumere

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Remi Garber.

Remi Garber
Program: MA
UBIT:  remigarb

Jasmin Garcia Program: MA UBIT:.

Jasmin Garcia
Program: MA
UBIT:

Joseph Gewolb.

Joseph Gewolb
Program: MA
UBIT:  jsgewolb

Chen Gong Program: PhD Lab: Koudelka UBIT: cgong4.

Chen Gong
Program: PhD
Lab: Koudelka
UBIT: cgong4

Guerrero, Giselle.

Giselle Guerrero
Program: MA
UBIT:  giselleg

Yifeng Guo Program: PhD Lab: Medler UBIT: yguo27.

Yifeng Guo
Program: PhD
Lab: Medler
UBIT: yguo27

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Alisinah Halimi Program: MA.

Alisinah Halimi
Program: MA
UBIT:  alisinah

Qian He Program: PhD Lab: Walker UBIT: qianhe.

Qian He
Program: PhD
Lab: Walker
UBIT: qianhe

Meredith Honkomp.

Meredith Honkomp
Program: MA
UBIT:  nmkhonkom

Hoque, Mahamudul.

Mahamudul Hoque
Program: MA
UBIT:  mahamudu

Amber Hosein Program: MA UBIT: amberhos.

Amber Hosein
Program: MA
UBIT: amberhos

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Yaekyun Im Program: MA UBIT: yaekyuni.

Yaekyun Im
Program: MA
UBIT: yaekyuni

Amanda Ivanoff Program: PhD UBIT: amandaiv.

Amanda Ivanoff
Program: PhD
UBIT: amandaiv

Sadia Ishrat Program: MS UBIT: sadiaish.

Sadia Ishrat
Program: MS
UBIT: sadiaish

Hasson Jafri Program: MA UBIT: hassonja.

Hasson Jafri
Program: MA
UBIT: hassonja

Nicholas James Program: MA UBIT: najames.

Nicholas James
Program: MA
UBIT: najames

Darwin Jiminez Program: MA UBIT: darwinji.

Darwin Jiminez
Program: MA
UBIT: darwinji

Lori-Ann Johnson Program: MA UBIT: loriannj.

Lori-Ann Johnson    
Program: MA
UBIT: loriannj 

Nate Jones.

Nathaniel Jones
Program: MA
UBIT:  ndjones

Alfred Joseph Program: MA UBIT: alfredjo.

Alfred Joseph  
Program: MA
UBIT: alfredjo

Nia Joseph Program: MA UBIT: niajosep.

Nia Joseph
Program: MA
UBIT: niajosep

Karen Josephs Program: MA UBIT: karenjos.

Karen Josephs
Program: MA
UBIT: karenjos

Rosheena Juman Program: MS UBIT: rosheena.

Rosheena Juman
Program: MS
UBIT: rosheena

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Suhina Kanapathipillai Program: MA UBIT: suhinaka.

Suhina Kanapathipillai
Program: MA
UBIT: suhinaka

Dawson Kang Program: MA UBIT: dawsonka.

Dawson Kang
Program: MA
UBIT: dawsonka

Brian Keefer Program: MA UBIT: briankee.

Brian Keefer
Program: MA
UBIT: briankee

Benjamin Keenan.

Benjamin Keenan
Program: MA
UBIT:  bkeenan

Justin Kellier Program: MS UBIT: jtkellie.

Justin Kellier
Program: MS
UBIT: jtkellie

Nickesha Kelly Program: MA UBIT: nkelly2.

Nickesha Kelly
Program: MA
UBIT: nkelly2

Skyler Kelly Program: MS Lab: Strobel UBIT: skylerke.

Skyler Kelly
Program: PhD
Lab: Strobel
UBIT: skylerke

Megan Kostan Program: PhD UBIT:.

Megan Kostan
Program: PhD
UBIT:  mekostan

Rutuja Kulkarni Program: PhD UBIT: rutujaku.

Rutuja Kulkarni
Program: PhD
UBIT: rutujaku

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Jooyoung Lee Program: MA UBIT: jjlee24.

Jooyoung Lee
Program: MA
UBIT: jjlee24

Bowen Liu.

Bowen Liu
Program: PhD
UBIT:  bliu36

Hongtao Liu.

Hongtao Liu
Program: MA
UBIT:  hliu49

Ying Liu Program: PhD Lab: Koudelka UBIT: yliu226.

Ying Liu
Program: PhD
Lab: Koudelka
UBIT: yliu226

Lopez, Talia.

Talia Lopez
Program: MA
UBIT:  tlopez2

Isabella Luciano Program: MA UBIT: ialucian.

Isabella Luciano
Program: MA
UBIT: ialucian

Jarrod Lynch Program: MA UBIT: jarrodly.

Jarrod Lynch
Program: MA
UBIT: jarrodly

Nathan Lynch Program: PhD UBIT: nlynch2.

Nathan Lynch
Program: PhD
UBIT: nlynch2

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Tharun Selvam Mahendran Program: PHD.

Tharun Selvam Mahendran
Program: PhD
Lab: Yu/Banerjee
UBIT:  tharunse

Akech Malual Program: MA UBIT: akechmal.

Akech Malual  
Program: MA
UBIT: akechmal

Lauren McLaughlin-Kelly Program: MA UBIT: lmclaugh.

Lauren McLaughlin-Kelly
Program: MA
UBIT: lmclaugh

Emily Mehle Program: PhD UBIT: emilymeh.

Emily Mehle
Program: PhD
Lab: Ferkey
UBIT: emilymeh

Aishwarya Menon Program: PhD.

Aishwarya Menon
Program: PhD
Lab: Yu/Banerjee
UBIT: ammenon2

Fatima Mohammed Program: MA UBIT: fmohamme.

Fatima Mohammed
Program: MA
UBIT: fmohamme

Ira Mohapatra Program: PhD UBIT: iramohap.

Ira Mohapatra
Program: PhD
UBIT: iramohap

Minakshi Mukherjee Program: PhD Lab: Wang UBIT: mmukherj.

Minakshi Mukherjee
Program: PhD
Lab: Wang
UBIT: mmukherj

Madison Muriel Program: MA UBIT: mmuriel.

Madison Muriel
Program: MA
UBIT: mmuriel

Naranjo, Maricris.

Maricris Naranjo
Program: MS
UBIT:  mnaranjo

Nowak, Jessica.

Jessica Nowak
Program: MA
UBIT:  jenowak2

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Ophals, Julia.

Julia Ophals
Program: MA
UBIT:  juliaoph

Ngowarisosam Opuso-Jama Program: MA UBIT: ngowaris.

Ngowarisosam Opuso-Jama
Program: MA
UBIT: ngowaris

Christopher Osborne Program: PhD.

Christopher Osborne
Program: PhD
Lab: Krabbenhoft
UBIT: caosborn

Holly O’Shea Program: PhD UBIT: hollyosh.

Holly O’Shea
Program: PhD
Lab: Lee
UBIT: hollyosh

Fariha Osmani Program: MA UBIT: farihaos.

Fariha Osmani
Program: MA
UBIT: farihaos

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Petar Pajic Program: PhD UBIT: petarpaj.

Petar Pajic
Program: PhD
Lab: Gokcumen
UBIT: petarpaj

Grayson Pawlowski Program: MA UBIT: graysonp.

Grayson Pawlowski
Program: MA
UBIT: graysonp

Zoe Pearson Program: PhD UBIT: zoepears.

Zoe Pearson
Program: PhD
UBIT: zoepears

Pembroke, Jillian.

Jillian Pembroke
Program: MA
UBIT:  jcpembro

Thomas Pon.

Thomas Pon
Program: MA
UBIT: tpon

Maggie Postolache Program: PhD Lab: Xu-Friedman UBIT: maggiepo.

Maggie Postolache
Program: PhD
Lab: Xu-Friedman  
UBIT: maggiepo

Ankita Priyadarshini Program: PHD.

Ankita Priyadarshini
Program: PhD
Lab: Cullen
UBIT:  ankitapr

Atindra Pujari Program: PhD Lab: Cullen UBIT: atindran.

Atindra Pujari
Program: PhD
Lab: Cullen
UBIT: atindran

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Indu Raghavan Program: PhD Lab: Wang UBIT: induragh.

Indu Raghavan
Program: PhD
Lab: Wang
UBIT: induragh

Dikshita Ramesh Program: MS UBIT: dikshit2.

Dikshita Ramesh
Program: MS
UBIT: dikshit2

Rasika Rathnayake Program: PhD UBIT: rasikara.

Rasika Rathnayake
Program: PhD 
Lab: Gunawardena
UBIT: rasikara

Michaela Richter Program: MS UBIT: mr249.

Michaela Richter
Program: MS
Lab: Albert
UBIT: mr249

Bryanna Roos Program: MA UBIT: broos.

Bryanna Roos
Program: MA
UBIT: broos

Gabriel Rubio Program: MS UBIT: grubio.

Gabriel Rubio
Program: MS
UBIT: grubio

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Ansuman Sahoo Program: PhD Lab: Walker UBIT: ansumans.

Ansuman Sahoo
Program: PhD
Lab: Walker
UBIT: ansumans

Schaller, Garrison.

Garrison Schaller
Program: MA
UBIT:  gjschall

Kendra Scheer Program: MS UBIT: kendrasc.

Kendra Scheer 
Program: MS
UBIT: kendrasc

Joseph Schmitt Program: MA UBIT: jms72.

Joseph Schmitt
Program: MA
UBIT: jms72

Pia Schwarz Program: MS UBIT: piafranz.

Pia Schwarz
Program: MS
UBIT: piafranz

Brandon Sciarrino Program: MA UBIT: bassciarr.

Brandon Sciarrino
Program: MA
UBIT: bassciarr

Daniela Senior Program: MA.

Daniela Senior
Program: MA
UBIT:  dssenior

Soumya Sharma Program: PhD UBIT: ss667.

Soumya Sharma
Program: PhD

UBIT: ss667

Mary Grace Shine Program: MA UBIT: meshine.

Mary Grace Shine
Program: MA

UBIT: meshine

Md Abu Eabrahim Siddique Program: PhD.

Md Abu Eabrahim Siddique  
Program: PhD
UBIT: mdabueab

Savannah Sojka Program: PhD Lab: Ferkey UBIT: ssojka.

Savannah Sojka
Program: PhD
Lab: Ferkey
UBIT: ssojka 

Eun-Myung Song Program: PhD UBIT: eunmyung.

Eun-Myung Song
Program: PhD
UBIT: eunmyung

 

Spence, Kyle.

Kyle Spence
Program: MA
UBIT:  kcspence

Spinella, Samantha.

Samantha Spinella
Program: MA
UBIT:  scspinel

Ayla Stafford.

Ayla Stafford
Program: MA
UBIT:  aylastaf

Trevor Stone Program: MS UBIT: tdstone.

Trevor Stone
Program: MS
UBIT: tdstone

Supakar, Anushka Program: PhD UBIT: asupakar.

Anushka Supakar
Program: PhD
Lab: Banerjee
UBIT: asupakar

Maxwell Sweet Program: MA UBIT: msweet3.

Maxwell Sweet
Program: MA
UBIT: msweet3

Kelsey Swinter Program: PhD Lab: Gunawardena UBIT: kaswinte.

Kelsey Swinter
Program: PhD
Lab: Gunawardena
UBIT: kaswinte

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Andleeb Tanvir Program: MA.

Andleeb Tanvir
Program: MA
UBIT:  andleebt

Layla Tarricone Program: MA UBIT: aylatar.

Layla Tarricone  
Program: MA
UBIT: aylatar

Bach Tho Trinh Program: MA UBIT: bachthot.

Bach Tho Trinh
Program: MA
UBIT: bachthot

Kevin Thomas.

Kevin Thomas
Program: MA
UBIT:  kpthomas

Crystal Tomlin Program: PhD Lab: Lindqvist UBIT: cmtomlin.

Crystal Tomlin
Program: PhD
Lab: Lindqvist
UBIT: cmtomlin

Truong, Victoria.

Victoria Truong
Program: MA
UBIT:  vmtruong

Julia Tudor.

Julia Tudor
Program: MA
UBIT:  juliatud

Urooj, Maira.

Maira Urooj
Program: MA
UBIT:  mairauro

Gaayathri Varavenkataraman.

Gaayathri Varavenkataraman
Program: MA
UBIT:  gaayathr

Jayavardini Vasanthan Program: MS UBIT: jvasanth.

Jayavardini Vasanthan
Program: MS
Lab: Gunawardena
UBIT: jvasanth

Jenna Vecchio.

Jenna Vecchio
Program: MA
UBIT:  jennavec

Francesco Viavattene Program: MA UBIT: fjviavat.

Francesco Viavattene
Program: MA
UBIT: fjviavat

Villodas, Justin.

Justin Villodas
Program: MA
UBIT:  jvilloda

Elizabeth Vohwinkel Program: PhD UBIT: eavohwin Lab: Yu.

Elizabeth Vohwinkel
Program: PhD
UBIT: eavohwin
Lab: Yu 

David Vorobey Program: MA UBIT: davevoro.

David Vorobey
Program: MA
UBIT: davevoro

Trung Vu.

Trung Vu
Program: MA
UBIT:  trungvu

Hannah Waterman Program: PhD Lab: Krabbenhoft UBIT: hwaterma.

Hannah Waterman
Program: PhD
Lab: Krabbenhoft
UBIT: hwaterma 

Gal Weiss.

Gal Weiss
Program: MA
UBIT:  galweiss

Deanna Williams Program: PhD UBIT: dw65.

Deanna Williams
Program: PhD

UBIT: dw65

Zakiyah Winfield Program: MA UBIT: zakiyahw.

Zakiyah Winfield
Program: MA
UBIT: zakiyahw

Sai Wu Program: PhD UBIT: saiwu.

Sai Wu
Program: PhD
Lab: Yu
UBIT: saiwu

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Gal Weiss.

Muhammad Zahid
Program: MA
UBIT:  mazahid

Rosy Zel Program: MA UBIT: rosyzel.

Rosy Zel   
Program: MA
UBIT: rosyzel

Ziegler, Mallory.

Mallory Ziegler
Program: MA
UBIT:  mnziegle

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