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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

Mina Awadalla-Beshara Program: MA UBIT: minaawad.

Mina Awadalla-Beshara
Program: MA
UBIT: minaawad

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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

Pratima Bajgain Program: PhD Lab: Gunawardena UBIT: pratimab.

Pratima Bajgain
Program: PhD
Lab: Gunawardena
UBIT: pratimab

Madeleine Bartz
Program: MS
UBIT: mabartz

Birkemeier, Meaghan.

Meaghan Birkemeier
Program: MA
UBIT:  mtbirkem

Srima Biswas Program: MS .

Srima Biswas
Program: MA
UBIT: srimabis

Ryan Buzby.

Ryan Buzby
Program: MA
UBIT:   ryanbuzb

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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

Albert Chen.

Albert Chen
Program: MA
UBIT:  achen273

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  

Austin D’Angelo Program: MS UBIT: ad84.

Austin D’Angelo
Program: MS
Lab: Walker
UBIT: ad84

Logan Dean Program: MA UBIT: ldean.

Logan Dean
Program: MA
UBIT: ldean

Jose Diaz.

Jose Diaz
Program: MA
UBIT:  jfdiaz

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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

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Remi Garber.

Remi Garber
Program: MA
UBIT:  remigarb

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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Lindsey Hacherl Program: MA UBIT: lmhacher.

Lindsey Hacherl
Program: MA
UBIT: lmhacher

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

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Amanda Ivanoff Program: PhD UBIT: amandaiv.

Amanda Ivanoff
Program: PhD
UBIT: amandaiv

Lori-Ann Johnson Program: MA UBIT: loriannj.

Lori-Ann Johnson    
Program: MA
UBIT: loriannj 

Alfred Joseph Program: MA UBIT: alfredjo.

Alfred Joseph  
Program: MA
UBIT: alfredjo

Nate Jones.

Nathaniel Jones
Program: MA
UBIT:  ndjones

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Dilkirat Kaur Program: MA UBIT: dilkirat.

Dilkirat Kaur
Program: MA
UBIT: dilkirat

Kaur, Gurleen.

Gurleen Kaur
Program: MA
UBIT:  gkaur32

Benjamin Keenan.

Benjamin Keenan
Program: MA
UBIT:  bkeenan

Nickesha Kelly Program: MA UBIT: nkelly2.

Nickesha Kelly
Program: MA
UBIT: nkelly2

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

Skyler Kelly
Program:
UBIT: skylerke

Sahar Kianarsi Program: PhD Lab: Rusche UBIT: saharkia.

Sahar Kianarsi
Program: PhD
Lab: Rusche
UBIT: saharkia

Megan Kostan Program: PhD UBIT:.

Megan Kostan
Program: PhD
UBIT:  mekostan

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Tamijah Lawton-Stone Program: MA UBIT: tamijahl.

Tamijah Lawton-Stone  
Program: MA
UBIT: tamijahl

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

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Tharun Selvam Mahendran Program: PHD .

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

Zeesth Malik Program: MA UBIT:.

Zeesth Malik  
Program: MA
UBIT: zeesthma

Akech Malual Program: MA UBIT: akechmal.

Akech Malual  
Program: MA
UBIT: akechmal

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

Baaqeyah Muhammad El Program: MS UBIT: baaqeyah.

Baaqeyah Amala Muhammad El
Program: MS
UBIT: baaqeyah 

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

Minakshi Mukherjee
Program: PhD
Lab: Wang
UBIT: mmukherj

Naranjo, Maricris.

Maricris Naranjo
Program: MS
UBIT:  mnaranjo

Nowak, Jessica.

Jessica Nowak
Program: MA
UBIT:  jenowak2

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Kazuki Okamura Program: MA UBIT: kazukiok.

Kazuki Okamura
Program: MA
UBIT: kazukiok

Holly O’Shea Program: PhD UBIT: hollyosh.

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

Ophals, Julia.

Julia Ophals
Program: MA
UBIT:  juliaoph

Christopher Osborne Program: PhD .

Christopher Osborne
Program: PhD
Lab: Krabbenhoft
UBIT: caosborn

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Petar Pajic Program: PhD UBIT: petarpaj.

Petar Pajic
Program: PhD
Lab: Gokcumen
UBIT: petarpaj

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

Saeed Qadar Program: MA UBIT: saeedqad.

Saeed Qadar
Program: MA
UBIT: saeedqad

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

Indu Raghavan
Program: PhD
Lab: Wang
UBIT: induragh

Rasika Rathnayake Program: PhD UBIT: rasikara.

Rasika Rathnayake
Program: PhD
UBIT: rasikara

Michaela Richter Program: MS UBIT: mr249.

Michaela Richter
Program: MS
Lab: Albert
UBIT: mr249

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

Daniela Senior Program: MA.

Daniela Senior
Program: MA
UBIT:  dssenior

Jannatul Shoma Program: PhD .

Jannatul Shoma
Program: PhD
UBIT: jshoma

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 

Spence, Kyle.

Kyle Spence
Program: MA
UBIT:  kcspence

Spinella, Samantha.

Samantha Spinella
Program: MA
UBIT:  scspinel

Izzy Starr Program: PhD Lab: Gokcumen UBIT: istarr.

Izzy Starr
Program: PhD
Lab: Gokcumen
UBIT: istarr

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
UBIT: asupakar

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

Kelsey Swinter
Program: PhD
Lab: Gunawardena
UBIT: kaswinte

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Anissa Taher Program: MA.

Anissa Taher
Program: MA
UBIT:  anissatau

Andleeb Tanvir Program: MA.

Andleeb Tanvir
Program: MA
UBIT:  andleebt

Layla Tarricone Program: MA UBIT: aylatar.

Layla Tarricone  
Program: MA
UBIT: aylatar

Amanda Shin Yin Teo Program: MS UBIT: asteo.

Amanda Shin Yin Teo
Program: MA
UBIT: asteo

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

Matthew Vandermeulen Program: PhD Lab: Cullen UBIT: vanderme.

Matthew Vandermeulen
Program: PhD
Lab: Cullen
UBIT: vanderme

Gaayathri Varavenkataraman.

Gaayathri Varavenkataraman
Program: MA
UBIT:  gaayathr

Jayavardini Vasanthan Program: MS UBIT: jvasanth.

Jayavardini Vasanthan
Program: MS
UBIT: jvasanth

Jenna Vecchio.

Jenna Vecchio
Program: MA
UBIT:  jennavec

Villodas, Justin.

Justin Villodas
Program: MA
UBIT:  jvilloda

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

Elizabeth Vohwinkel
Program: PhD
UBIT: eavohwin
Lab: Yu 

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

Sai Wu Program: PhD UBIT: saiwu .

Sai Wu
Program: PhD
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

Guolei Zhao Program: PhD Lab: Rusche UBIT: guoleizh.

Guolei Zhao
Program: PhD
Lab: Rusche
UBIT: guoleizh

Ziegler, Mallory.

Mallory Ziegler
Program: MA
UBIT:  mnziegle

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2019 Graduate Teaching Assistants.

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