2022

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Kayla Marks Deb Anderson Columbia, MO
Michael Quaney Emma Teixeiro Columbia, MO
Anna Ludlow Deb Anderson Columbia, MO
Nicholas Olivarez Guoquan Zhang/Brenda Beerntsen Columbia, MO
Emily Million Morales Dongsheng Duan Columbia, MO

2021

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Alexis Cattin-Roy Habib Zaghouani Scientist, Analytical Development, Neurogene, Houston, TX
Clifton Ricana Marc Johnson Post Doc, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Kyle Hoffman Bill Stich Post Doc, USDA, Ames, IA
Jennifer Wolf Bumsuk Hahm Research Scientist II, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Caley Smith Chris Lorson Study Director I Pharmacology, Inotiv, St. Louis, MO
Carolyn Robinson Wills Marc Johnson  

2020

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Assi Vincent Yapo Marc Johnson/ Stefan Sarafianos Research Fellow, Center for Diagnostic & Research on HIV/AIDS, Teaching Hospital, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire and Faculty, Dept of Pharmaceutical & Biological Sciences, Felix Houphouet Boigny, University of Abidjan, Cote d'Ivorie
Leah Cardwell Mark Daniels Scientist II, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Cambridge, MA
Annie Wolfe Aaron Ericsson/ Craig Franklin Post Doc, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Seattle, WA
Alexis Dadelahi Jeffrey Adamovicz/ Jerod Skyberg Scientist, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Caleb Studstill Bumsuk Hahm Post Doc, University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

2019

Name Mentor Where are they now?
YuleEum Song Marc Johnson Post Doc, St. Jude, Memphis, TN
Kinsey Hilliard Charles Brown Post Doc, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Mahmoud Farghali Stefan Sarafianos Lecturer, Researcher, Microbiology Dept., College of Pharmacy, Tanta University, Egypt
Kyle Hill Donald Burke-Agüero Scientist II, Resilience, San Francisco, CA
Daniel Cyburt Marc Johnson Research Associate II, Liver Biology, Korro Bio, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Rebecca Newth Emma Teixeiro Scientist, Adjuvance Technologies, Lincoln, NE
Michael Nance Dongsheng Duan Resident Doctor, Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Mary Casey-Moore Stefan Sarafianos Associate Service Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Atlanta, GA
Lindsey Ledbetter Guoquan Zhang Microbiologist, Walmart Corporate, Bentonville, Arkansas

2018

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Tobechukwu Ukah Habib Zaghouani Staff Scientist II/Project Lead, Eurofins, Columbia, MO
Susheel B. Busi James Amos-Landgraf Research and Development Specialist, Université of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Kevin Kaifer Chris Lorson Bioscience Sales Specialist, Nikon Instruments, Kansas City, MO
Greg Lambert Michael Baldwin Postdoctoral Scholar, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
Marie-Therese Khairallah Chris Lorson Post Doc, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Maritza Puray Chavez Stefan Sarafianos Post Doc, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Joshua Willix Deb Anderson Research Associate, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Carolyn Lacey Jerod Skyberg Medical Science Liaison, AbbVie, North Carolina

2017

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Mindy Miller Habib Zaghouani Senior Scientist, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, Denver, CO
Rachel Olson Deb Anderson Research Assistant Professor/Chief Scientific Officer- LIDR, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Jacqueline Flores Stefan Sarafianos Microbiologist (Inspector), Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), Austin, TX
Matthew Fuller David Pintel Senior Director of Vector Platform Research, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc., Cambridge, MA
Kasun Kodippili Dongsheng Duan Post Doc, Regenerative Medicine Program, University of Ottawa, Canada
Obiaara (Ihenacho) Ukah Stefan Sarafianos Resident Doctor, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

2016

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Dandan Liu Stefan Sarafianos Senior Scientist, Pfizer, St. Louis, MO
Madhuvanthi Vijayan Bumsuk Hahm Post Doc, Duke University, Durham, NC
Nalinda Wasala Dongsheng Duan Scientist II, Sarepta therapeutics Gene Editing and Innovation Center, Durham, NC
Miqdad Dhariwala Deb Anderson Post Doc, University of CA, San Francisco, CA
Chun-hui Miao Shan-lu Liu Research Scientist, Tianjin Polytechnic University, China
Nicholas Goplen Emma Teixeiro Pernas Research Fellow, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Joshua Burns Michael Baldwin Assistant Professor, Arkansas Colleges of Health Education, Fort Smith, AR
Jared Manse Michael Baldwin Associate Patent Attorney, Greensfelder, Hemker,& Gale, PC, St. Louis area
Laura Schoenlaub Guoquan Zhang Manager, Customer Success, Pierian DX,  St. Louis, MO

2015

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Carrie Lasky Charles Brown Research and Development Scientist, STERIS, St. Louis, MO
Patsharaporn Techasintana Ulus Atasoy Lecturer/ Researcher, Parasitology Dept., Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Tanyaradzwa Ndongwe Stefan Sarafianos BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., San Francisco Bay, CA
Karin Knudson Emma Teixeiro Pernas Research Review Fellow, U.S. Food and Drug Admin., Silver Spring, MD
Sam Fels Judy Wall Post Doc, Yale University, Jorge Galan Laboratory, New Haven, CT
Cody Cunningham Mark Daniels Resident Doctor, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ

2014

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Jolill Ross Chris Lorson Client Executive, LGC, Biosearch Technologies, Kansas City, MO
Yee Tsuey Ong Stefan Sarafianos Post Doc, CDC, Fort Collins, CO
Erkan Osman Chris Lorson Post Doc, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Olufemi Fasina David Pintel Assistant Professor, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Anna Cunningham (Ritzman) Charles Brown Instructor/Co-Director of Teaching, Innovation, & Effectiveness, Arizona State University West Campus, Glendale, AZ

2013

Name Mentor Where are they now?
David Bland Deb Anderson Scientist, NIH Rocky Mountain Laboratory, Hamilton, MT
Jacqueline Glascock Chris Lorson Vice President Research, Cure SMA, Columbia, MO
Kavita Bomb Bumsuk Hahm Clinical Resident, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
Sanath K. Janaka Marc Johnson Scientist II, bluebird bio, Cambridge, MA
Xiaoxiao Wan Habib Zaghouani Post Doc, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Mermagya Dhakal Habib Zaghouani DVM/PhD, Becker Animal Hospital, San Antonio, TX

2012

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Chady Hakim Dongsheng Duan Scientist, California
Adeyemi Adedeji Stefan Sarafianos Principal Scientist-Pathologist, Genetech, San Francisco, CA
Tiffany Lucas Marc Johnson CMC Product Reviewer, Biologist, FDA- Gene Therapy, Silver Spring, MD
Nicholas Eisele Deb Anderson Director of Molecular Biology & Microbiology, Berkeley, CA
Krista Spreng George Stewart Senior Scientist, Development Services, MilliporeSigma, Rockville, MD
Christine Hoeman Habib Zaghouani Senior Scientist, Experimental Immunology, Tempus Labs, Inc., Chicago, IL
Judy Gohndrone Lela Riley Senior Manager, Clinical Marketing, Prometheus Labs Inc., San Diego, CA
Angela Whately Donald Burke-Aguero Senior Director Regulatory Affairs, BridgeBio, Laurel, MD
Jason Cascio Habib Zaghouani Resident Program, Internal Medicine, Iowa City, IA
Eleftherios Michailidis Stefan Sarafianos Assistant Professor, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Kristen Peters Deb Anderson Senior Scientist, Imaging & Oncology, Faze Medicines, Cambridge, MA
Matthew Gubin Ulus Atasoy Assistant Professor, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Richard Adeyemi David Pintel Instructor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Nowattee (Loretta) Sukhu David Pintel Associate Director, Eurofins, Columbia, MO
William Olson Mark Daniels Post Doc, University of Innsbrook, Austria

2011

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Maggie Schlarman Brenda Beerntsen Biology Faculty, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Renee Roberts Brenda Beerntsen Chief of Staff/Technical Assistant & Strategy Operations Manager, Intel Corporation, Portland, OR
Garrett Dahm Mark McIntosh Customer Success Account Manager- Healthcare, Microsoft, Kansas City, MO
Curtis Pritzl Dan Hassett Research Scientist, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Tamara McEwen Karen Bennett Head of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Southwestern College, Winfield, KS
Cara Haymaker Habib Zaghouani Assistant Professor, University of Texas – MD Anderson, Houston, TX

2010

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Anthea Aikins John Cannon Associate Professor, Delaware State University, Dover, DE
Danielle Tartar Habib Zaghouani Interim Director of Inpatient Dermatology Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis, CA
Miranda Hvinden Michael Calcutt Research Scientist, Pfizer, Kalamazoo, MI
Brian Bostick Dongsheng Duan Assistant Professor of Medicine, Associate Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD/ PhD, Chief Cardiology Fellow, University of Missouri
Erica Beshore Karen Bennett Wilson fitness instructor
Andrew Hillhouse Craig Franklin Research Assistant Professor & Associate Director of TIGSS, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX

2009

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Ge Gao Karen Bennett Research Fellow, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Ferrill (Frankie) Rose Chris Lorson Vice President of Academic Affairs, Union College, Lincoln, NE
John Crawford Hardaway Habib Zaghouani MD/PhD, Surgery Oncologist, Doctors Hospital of Augusta, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, & HCA Healthcare, Augusta, GA
Jason S. Ellis Habib Zaghouani Assistant Research Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Anuprita Ghosh John Cannon Clinician, Narayana Health City, Bangalore, India
Tara Martin Michael Calcutt Assistant Professor, Columbia College, Columbia, MO

2008

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Travis Baughan Chris Lorson Research Scientist, KCAS Bioanalytical Services, University of Washington, Kansas City, MO
Elliott Drury Judy Wall Data Scientist, Monsanto, St. Louis
Risa Benwell David Lee Lab Manager, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA
Bethany N. Kent Michael Calcutt Adjunct Professor, Volunteer State Community College, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Centennial Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Kerry David Farris David Pintel High School Science Teacher, Rock Bridge High School, Columbia, MO
Michelle Thoma Dan Hassett Administrative Fellow, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Alexa Dickson Chris Lorson Senior Clinical Variant Scientist, ARUP Laboratories, St. Louis, MO
Renu Jain Habib Zaghouani Senior Scientist, Merck Research Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA
Rohit Divekar Habib Zaghouani MD/PhD, Assistant Professor, Allergy Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Lin Zhang Lela Riley Technical Research Assistant, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Maggie Lange Michael Misfeldt Assistant Professor, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

2007

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Arka Ghosh Dongsheng Duan Chief Scientist, Molecular Signaling and Gene Therapy, Narayana Health City, Bangalore, India
Ramnath Nayak David J. Pintel Research Scientist, Case Western, Cleveland, OH
Chaoyang Ye David J. Pintel Director, Blueprint Medicines, Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, Cambridge, MA
Victoria Blaho Charles R. Brown Assistant Professor, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, LaJolla, CA
Hyun-Hee Lee Habib Zaghouani Senior Biologist, Merck, Boston, MA

2006

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Jason Furrer Mark A. McIntosh Teaching Professor, University of Missouri
April Orsborn Karen Bennett Senior Scientist, QC, Millipore Sigma, St. Louis, MO
Jeremiah James Bell Habib Zaghouani DDS, Heartland Community Health Center, Lawrence, KS

2005

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Rebecca Jorgenson Michael Misfeldt Chief Operating Officer, KeraLink International, Minneapolis, MN
Suzanne Miller Judy Wall Assoc, Research & Development Scientist, Sigma Aldrich, St. Louis, MO
Ann Newman David Pintel Physician Assistant, Mercy Internal Medicine, Ottumwa, IA
Alex Maue Mark Estes Senior Scientist, Immunology, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Springs, MD
Chad Lambert Mark Estes DO, Private Practice, Bethany, MO
Rayford Payne Judy Wall Research Associate, University of MD- Marine Biotechnology, Baltimore, MD

2004

Name Mentor Where are they now?
David Tsao Arnold Smith Research Technician, Rinat Neuroscience in Palo Alto, California
DeAnna Berger David Lee Research Specialist, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason
Michael Watson Arnold Smith MD/PhD, University of Michigan- Pediatrics and Infectious Disease, Ann Arbor, MI

2003

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Travis Barnard Mark McIntosh Specialist and Lab Manager, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of CA, San Francisco, CA
Eddie Chang W. Jefferson Mitchell Teaching, Contra Costa College
Kelley Davis Kim Wise Professor, Program Director, MS in Disaster and Emergency Management, Nova Southeastern Univ., Davie, FL
Randall Gregg Habib Zaghouani Chairman, Dept. of Micro, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Spartanburg, SC
India Hook-Barnard Mark McIntosh Sr. Vice President, Patient Outcomes & Experience, NMDP/ Be the Match/ CIBMTR, Minneapolis, MN

2002

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Jennifer L. Lavrrar Mark McIntosh Scientist, Mureaux, St. Louis, MO

2001

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Pliny A. Smith Karen Bennett Assistant Professor of Biology, Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois
Shraddha Nigavekar John Cannon in India
Yves Tan John Cannon Instructor, Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz, CA
Terry Morris Mark McIntosh Research Associate, Dental Research Program, University of North Carolina
Wendell French Mark McIntosh Assistant Professor, Western Illinois University
Cathy Miller David Pintel Chair & Professor, Veterinary Microbiology & Preventive Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

2000

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Kathleen Kuznicki Karen Bennett Intellectual Property Attorney, Lynch Weiss, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Udawatta Mihiri DeSilva John Cannon Senior Research Specialist, University of Missouri Diabetes Center, Columbia, MO
Amy (MS) Austin Mark Estes Technical Consultant, Patent Law firm in Phoenix, AZ
Seth Ririe Ramareddy Guntaka Assistant Professor, BYU, ID
Bindu Nair Mark McIntosh Professor of Microbiology, Nova Southeastern Univ., Davie, FL
James Pearson David Pintel Manager, RNAi Screening Facility Research Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke Univ, Durham, NC
Matthew Mouw David Pintel Chief Technology Officer, Ball Horticultural Company, West Chicago, IL
Bryan Williams Arnold Smith MD/PhD., University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis MN
Karen Haas Mark Estes Research Assistant Professor, Duke Univ. Med. Center, Durham, NC
Spencer Leigh Kim Wise Microbiologist, USDA, Mississippi State, MS

1999

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Angela Zarling David Lee Research Scientist, PPD, Richmond, VA

1998

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Karin Peterson Helen Braley-Mullen Chief of Neuroimmunology, NIAID, Hamilton, MT
Li Li John Cannon Medical Resident, Univ. of Alabama-Birmingham
Joseph Temenak Gregory McDonald Sr. Regulatory Review Officer, FDA, Rockville, MD
Donald Haut David Pintel CEO, Carmine Therapeutics, Concord, MA
Anand Gersappe David Pintel MD/PhD, MBBS, Sleep Medicine Practitioner, Swedish Sleep Medicine, Edmonds, WA
Tonghua Lu Kim Wise Fellow, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

1997

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Cathy (Christoffersen) Cleland Mark McIntosh Senior Staff, Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Los Alamos Natl Lab, MS, Los Alamos, NM
Christian Lorson David Pintel Professor, Vet Pathobiology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

1996

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Monique Lorson (Kreutzer) Karen Bennett Associate Research Professor, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Peter Cleavinger Ramareddy Guntaka MD, Private Practice, Columbia, MO
Beth (Rengers) Talken David Lee Sr. Res. Specialist, Vet. Pathobiology, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Ruth (Robinson) Smith David Lee Instructor at Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, IL
Melania Robinson David Lee DDS, MS, Periodontist, Austin, TX
Elizabeth Daniels Gregory McDonald Grad Student, MU Dept of Child Development, Columbia, MO
Patricia Theiss Kim Wise RN, Ph.D. Univ. of Washington, Seattle WA

1995

Name Mentor Where are they now?
James (MS) Richards Karen Bennett MD

1994

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Raad Gitan John Cannon Senior Research Specialist, Biological Sciences, Columbia MO
Barbara Wilson John Cannon Associate Professor, Jackson St. Univ., Jackson, MS
Kristine Johansen Mark McIntosh Staff Scientist, USDA, National Animal Disease Center, Ames, IA
Jianhong Zheng Mark McIntosh Res. Scientist, Shanghai, P.R. China
Hong Xiang Mark McIntosh Res. Scientist, Genentech, San Francisco, CA
Qihong Zhao David Pintel Sr. Scientist – Bristol Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ

1993

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Paul Morcos John Cannon Director of Biology, Gene Tools LLC, Corvallis, OR
Gang Deng Mark McIntosh Res. Scientist, Berlex Lab, Richmond, CA
Diane Dixon Michael Misfeldt Staff Scientist, USDA, Athens
David Grimm Michael Misfeldt Scientific Staff, Shriners Hosp. For Children, Tampa, FL
Gregory Tullis David Pintel Asst Prof, Dept of Ophthalmology, Boston University Medical School

1992

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Vicki Thon John Cannon Staff Scientist, Amgen, Inc, Thousand Oaks, CA
Catherine Clevinger Mark McIntosh N/A
Paul Legaard Michael Misfeldt Patent Attorney with Cozen O’Conner, Philadelphia, PA
Lisa Naeger David Pintel Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, MD

1991

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Timothy Brickman Mark McIntosh Res. Asst. Prof., Dept of Micro, University of Minnesota
Robert Shoborg David Pintel Assoc. Prof, East TN St. Sch of Med, Johnson City, TN
Jean Cater David Pintel Public School Teacher, Kansas City, KS

1990

Name Mentor Where are they now?
Susan Hopking Stull Helen Braley-Mullen N/A
Sucheta Kenny Ramareddy Guntaka Post-doc, Harvard
Rebecca Ferrell Mark McIntosh Prof, Dept. of Biology, Metro State Teacher’s College, Denver, CO
Daniel Thompson Mark McIntosh Parke Davis Pharmaceuticals; J.D. from St. Louis U Sch of Law, St. Louis, MO
Stephen Natarnicola Kim Wise Biogen Inc., Cambridge, MA