Graduate Student Directory

This page contains a listing of current graduate students in the UB Department of Biological Sciences, for the academic year, 2019-2020.

Our Graduate Students, from left, Aditi Prabhakar and Aditi Chaubey.

Our Graduate Students, from left, Aditi Prabhakar and Aditi Chaubey. 

ALPHABETICAL LISTING BY LAST NAME

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2019-2020

(List arranged alphabetically by student's last name.)

A, B, C

  —A— 

 

Alexandrea Adams
Program: MA
UBIT: aadams24

 

Anna Kay Adamson
Program: MA
UBIT: annakaya

 

Abshiro Ali
Program: MA
UBIT: abshiroa

 

Tatiana Amaye-Obu
Program: MA
UBIT: tamayeob
Alber Aqil
Program: PhD
UBIT: maqil
 

 

Juman Aref
Program: MA
UBIT: jumanare

 

 

Kathryn Arthur
Program: MA
UBIT:  kearthur

 

   
  —B— 
Nathan Backenstose
Program: PhD
Lab: Krabbenhoft
UBIT: njbacken
Rupkatha Banerjee
Program: PhD
Lab: Gunawardena
UBIT: rupkatha
Munnesa Bari
Program: MA
UBIT: munnesab
Paul Bargnesi
Program: MA
UBIT: paulbarg


Kwaku Bonsu
Program: MA
UBIT: kwakubon

 

Alexander Bowitch
Program: PhD
Lab: Ferkey
UBIT: abowitch


Aleka Brown
Program: MA
UBIT: alekabro

 

  —C—  (Listed alphabetically by last name)
Emily Carroll
Program: PhD
UBIT: carroll3
Aditi Chaubey
Program: PhD
Lab: Ferkey
UBIT: aditihem


Alexander Chiang
Program: MA
UBIT: achiang4

 

Flavio da Silva Coelho
Program: PhD
UBIT: flavioau

D, E, F

  —D—

Sabrina Daniels
Program: MA
UBIT: sd66
 


Jennifer Darkinson
Program: MA
UBIT:  jdarkins

 

Yagnavalkya Devarakonda
Program: MA
UBIT: yagnaval


Kevin Driscoll
Program: MA
UBIT: kevindri

 

Ewa Durda
Program: MA
UBIT: ewadurda

Debarghya Dutta Banik

Program: PhD

Lab: Medler

UBIT: debarghy

  —E—
   
  —F—
Steven Fleck
Program: MS
Lab: Albert
UBIT: sjfleck

 


Matthew Flejtuch
Program: MA
UBIT: mflejtu

 


Deanna Fronce

Program: MA
UBIT: deannafr

 

G, H, I, J

  —G—  (List arranged alphabetically by student's last name.)
Matthew Giangreco
Program: MA
UBIT: mbgiangr
 

Stephanie Gill

Program: PhD

Lab: Lindqvist

UBIT: srgill2


Olga Glagovyak

Program: MA
UBIT: olgaglag
 

Chen Gong

Program: PhD

Lab: Koudelka

UBIT: cgong4

Erin Griffin
Program: MS
UBIT: emgriffi
Yifeng Guo
Program: PhD
UBIT: yguo27
  —H—
Lindsey Hacherl
Program: MA
UBIT: lmhacher

 

Christina Haidar
Program: MA
UBIT: cnhaidar

 

 

Parisa Dezfuli Halaji
Program: MA
UBIT:  parisaha

 

Zachary Hayes
Program: MA
UBIT: zjhayes
Qian He
Program: PhD
Lab: Walker
UBIT: qianhe
Christine Hickey
Program: MA
UBIT: chickey

 

Roger Huang
Program: MA
UBIT: rhuang22

 

  —J—
Naomi Joseph
Program: MA
UBIT: naomijos

K, L

  —K— (Listed alphabetically by last name
Medha K C
Program: PhD
UBIT: medhakc
Sahar Kianarsi
Program: PhD
UBIT: saharkia
Brianna Kinley
Program: MA
UBIT: blkinley
Madlin Knapp
Program: MA
UBIT: madlinkn

Thomas (TJ) Krzystek

Program: PhD

Lab: Gunawardena

UBIT: thomaskr

Francis Kwarteng
Program: MA
UBIT:  fkwarten
  —L—
Katie Lichtenthal
Program: MS
Lab: Gollnick
UBIT: katielic 

Ying Liu

Program: PhD

Lab: Koudelka

UBIT: yliu226

M, N, O

  —M—    

Haniam Maria

Program: PhD

Lab: Rusche

UBIT: haniamma

   
Anthony Marino
Program: PhD
Lab: Gunawardena
UBIT: amarino3
 
   
Gracianie Mathieu
Program: MA
UBIT: graciani
   


Cheikh Alassane Mballo
Program: MA
UBIT: cheikhal

 

   
Emily Mehle
Program: PhD
UBIT: emilymeh
   
Alexandra Metzger
Program: MA
UBIT:  armetzge
   
Veronika Micov
Program: MA
UBIT:  vbmicov
   
Mahnoosh Mirzaei
Program: PhD
Lab: Cullen
UBIT:  mmirzaei
 
   
Michael Mostowy
Program: MA
UBIT:  mgmostow
   

Minakshi Mukherjee

Program: PhD

Lab: Wang

UBIT: mmukherj

   

Mutia Muna

Program: PhD
Lab: Medler

UBIT: mutiamun 

   
  —N—    

Sergio Napoletano
Program: MS
UBIT: sergiona
   

 

Anthony Ngo
Program: MA
UBIT: anthonyn

 

   
Dorcas Nsumbu
Program: MA
UBIT: 
   
  —O—    
Tom Ossevoort
Program: MS
UBIT: twossevo
   

P, Q, R

  —P—  (Listed alphabetically by last name.)

Yuxiang Pan

Program: MA
UBIT: yuxiangp


Jai Patel
Program: MA
UBIT: jaipatel 

 

Pavan Patel

Program: PhD

Lab: Free

UBIT: pavankri

Shaunna Phipps

Program: PhD

Lab: Bisson

UBIT: shaunnak

Maggie Postolache

Program: PhD

Lab: Xu-Friedman  

UBIT: maggiepo

Aditi Prabhakar

Program: PhD

Lab: Cullen

UBIT: aditipra

Atindra Pujari
Program: MS
Lab: Cullen
UBIT: atindran
 
John Puskas
Program: MA
UBIT: johnpusk
  —Q—

Saeed Qadar

Program: MA

UBIT: saeedqad

  —R—

Indu Raghavan

Program: PhD

Lab: Wang

UBIT: induragh

Navid Rahman
Program: MA
UBIT: 

Skyler Resendez

Program: PhD

Lab: Gokcumen

UBIT: skylerre

 

Taylor Rick
Program: MA
UBIT: trrick

Christopher Rupert

Program: PhD

Lab: Rusche

UBIT: cbrupert

S

  —S—

Ansuman Sahoo

Program: PhD
Lab: Walker
UBIT: ansumans
 
 


Phillip Sales
Program: MA
UBIT: 

 

Kelly Schneggenburger
Program: MS
Lab: Yu
UBIT: kkschneg 
 
 
Alyssa Schwartz
Program: MA
UBIT: 
 

Peter Schuessler

Program: PhD

Lab: Walker

UBIT: pjschues

  Treefa Shwani
Program: MS
UBIT: treefash
Savannah Sojka
Program: PhD
Lab: Ferkey
UBIT: ssojka 
 

Izzy Starr

Program: PhD

Lab: Gokcumen

UBIT: istarr

Kelsey Swinter

Program: PhD

Lab: Gunawardena

UBIT: kaswinte

Courtney Szyjka

Program: PhD

Lab: Gollnick

UBIT: ceszyjka

T, U, V

  —T—  (Listed alphabetically by last name.)

Crystal Tomlin

Program: PhD

Lab: Lindqvist

UBIT: cmtomlin

Andrea Tufekcic

Program: BA/MS

Lab: Koudelka

UBIT: andreatu 

  —V—

Matthew Vandermeulen

Program: PhD

Lab: Cullen

UBIT: vanderme

David Vohwinkel
Program: MA
UBIT: davidvoh

  Elizabeth Vohwinkel
Program: MA
UBIT: eavohwin

Jimmy Vu

Program: MA

UBIT: jimmyvu

W, X, Y, Z

  —W—
Yanting Wang
Program: MA
UBIT:  ywang64

Hannah Waterman

Program: MS

Lab: Krabbenhoft

UBIT: hwaterma 

Rebecca Wegman

Program: MS

Lab: Yu

UBIT: rlwegman 

Heather Williams

Program: PhD

Lab: Dittmar

UBIT: hw49

Nicole Wong

Program: PhD

Lab: Xu-Friedman

UBIT: nfwong


Christopher Wood
Program: MA
UBIT: cwood3


  —X, Y, Z—


Leila Zabihi Diba

Program: PhD

Lab: Walker

UBIT: leilazab 
 


Amber Zafar
Program: MA
UBIT: amberzaf

Guolei Zhao

Program: PhD

Lab: Rusche

UBIT: guoleizh

Mariya Zlobinskaya
Program: MA
UBIT:  mariyazl
Julienne Zhou
Program: MA
UBIT:  jzhou26

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