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MCDB&G Alumni Placement Information (data from 1991-2018)

MCDB&G Alumni Masters Degree Awarded

MCDB&G Alumni PhD Degree Awarded (Sorted by Year)

Student Name Advisor(s) Degree Awarded Start Date Thesis Title Initial / Current Position  Email
Keller, Bryant Largaespada, David PhD 2020 2014 Targeting the Physical and Genetic Vulnerabilities of Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors (MPNST) and Neurofibromas Deceased  
Faulkner, Bora Mansky, Kim PhD 2019 2014 Involvement of Histone Deacetylase 4 (HDAC4) in Osteoclast Function. Postdoc, Univ of Minnesota
Pan, Xueyang O'Connor, Michael PhD 2019 2012 Regulation of Developmental Timing in Drosophila melanogaster: Genetics versus Environment. Postdoc, Univ of Minnesota
Selvaraj, Sridhar Perlingeiro, Rita  PhD 2019 2013 Gene Correction of Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2A Patient-Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Postdoc, Univ of Minnesota
Upadhyay, Ambuj O'Connor, Michael PhD 2019 2012 Multiple Inter-organ signaling axes regulate organ growth and scaling in Drosophila.  Postdoc, Univ of Minnesota
Blixt, Nicholas  Mansky, Kim PhD 2018 2013 Investigating HDAC-MEF2 Roles in Osteoclastogenesis. Postdoc, Univ of Minnesota
Harding, Taylor Van Ness, Brian PhD 2018 2012 Pre-clinical Strategies to Overcome Drug-Resistant Multiple Myeloma: Predictive Transcriptomics and Targeting the Myeloma Epigenome. Computational Biologist, Tempus, Inc., Chicago, IL
Lee, Catherine Tolar, Jakub PhD 2018 2013 Applications of Next-Generation Sequencing to Rare Disease. Postdoc Fellow, Harvard Medical School, Division of Genetics. Also an Assoc Personnel at Boston Children's Hospital, Dept of Pediatrics.
Moss-Taylor, Lindsay O'Connor, Michael PhD 2018 2011 Regulation of Body Size by TGF-Beta Signaling.
Mukherjee, Soumya Gardner, Melissa PhD 2018 2012 A Decreasing Gradient in Tension at Metaphase Elicits an Escalating Cellular Response. Postdoc, Univ of Minnesota
Olthoff, John Ervasti, James PhD 2018 2011 Evidence for a Reversible, Redox-Mediated Component to Eccentric Contraction-Induced Force Loss in Dystrophin-Deficient Skeletal Muscle. Postdoc with Douglas Millay at University of Cincinnati
Paz, Katelyn Blazar, Bruce  PhD 2018 2013 Signaling pathways and novel therapeutic strategies for the treatment of murine chronic graft versus host disease.  
Przybilla, Michael Whitley, Chester PhD 2018 2014 Models and Gene Therapy for GM1-Gangliosidosis and Morquio Syndrome Type B. Postdoc, Pediatrics, Univ of Minnesota
Reid, Taylor Gardner, Melissa PhD 2018 2013 Microtublule Structure Recognition by End Binding Protein 1. Virtual Radiologic, Eden Prairie, MN
Sabin, Keith Echeverri, Karen PhD 2018 2013 Molecular Mechanisms Regulating the Pro-Regenerative Glial Cell Response to Spinal Cord Injury in Axolotl. Postdoc Univ of MN / Postdoc, Stowers Inst for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO  
Akre, Monica Van Ness, Brian PhD 2017 2012 Genetic Analysis of Mutation and Response in Cancer. Director of Laboratory Development, Geneticure, Rochester, MN
Erickson, Jami  Echeverri, Karen PhD 2017 2011 A comparative approach to deciphering the molecular mechanisms of scar-free wound healing. Postdoc Fellow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
O'Rourke, Allison Ervasti,James PhD 2017 2011 A role for ╬▓cyto- and ycyto Actin at the Sarco/endoplasmic Reticulum-Mitochondrial Interface. Postdoc Researcher, Benaroya Research Inst, Seattle, WA /
Postdoc, Dept of Immunology, Univ of Washington, Seattle, WA
Saunders, Cosmo Luxton, G.W. Gant PhD 2017 2010 Regulation of Directional Cell Migration from within the Nuclear Envelope. Postdoc, Univ. of Michgan-Ann Arbor
Thompson, Elizabeth Tolar, Jakub PhD 2017 2012 The Role of Fanconi Anemia Proteins in DNA Repair, Replication Stress and Genome Stability. Postdoc, Dept of Pediatrics, U of Minnesota
Tschida, Barbara Largaespada, David PhD 2017 2011 The Sleeping Beauty Transposon System for Forward and Reverse Genetic Studies of Liver Cancer. Recombinetics, St. Paul, MN
Coombes, Courtney Gardner, Melissa PhD 2016 2011 The Role of Microtubule End Structure in Microtubule Acetylation and Dynamics AAAS Science& Technoligy Policy Fellow, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Washington DC
Edelman, Theresa Rougvie, Ann PhD 2016 2008 Analysis of lin-42/period through characterization of a null allele reveals the implications of all three isoforms. Biology Instructor, Anoka Technical College /
Adjunct Professor, Concordia Univ, St. Paul, MN
Levings, Daniel Nakato, Hiroshi PhD 2016 2010 Regulation of Stem Cell Activity and Behavior in the Drosophila Testis Niche by Heparan Sulfate. Postdoc, Univ of Minnesota, Duluth
Westcot,Stephanie  Ekker, Stephen C JD/PhD 2016 2006 Revealing Novel Skin Biology using Protein-trap Gene-Break Transposon Mutagenesis Technology in the Larval. Researcher, Mayo Clinic, MN /
Science Writer, Cactus Communication, Rochester, MN
Zhang,Teng Zarkower,David
and Bardwell,Vivian
PhD 2016 2010 Investigation of the doublesex and mab-3 related transcription factors (Dmrts) in mammalian germ cell development. Scientist 1, Abcam
Abbey, Darren Berman, Judith
and Myers, Chad
PhD 2015 2008 Improving Our Ability to Observe the Genome of Candida albicans. Certifying Scientist, Medtox, Minnesota
Ayala, Carlos Neufeld,Thomas PhD 2015 2010 Rab-GTPase dependent regulation of the autophagy and mTOR signaling in the larval fat body of Drosophila melanogaster. MD/PhD Medical Student
Baik, June Perlingeiro, Rita  PhD 2015 2010 The role of endoglin during mesoderm specification. Postdoc, Dept. of Medicine, Univ. of Minnesota
Braden, Christopher Neufeld, Thomas PhD 2015 2009 Regulation of autophagy by the Unc51 family kinases Atg1 and ADUK in Drosophila melanogaster. Senior Fellow, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA
Diaz Quiroz, Juan Echeverri, Karen PhD 2015 2012 Comparative analysis of the molecular pathways involved in spinal or injury in axolotls vs mammals. Postdoc, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., Troy, NY
Kim, Jung Neufeld,Thomas PhD 2015 2009 Regulation of insulin signaling in Drosophila melanogaster. Postdoc, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Manlove, Luke Farrar, Michael PhD 2015 2011 Anti-leukemia immunity is enabled by unmasking cross-reactive antigens with vaccination and checkpoint blockade. Research Scientist, Gilead Sciences, Seattle, WA
Ou, Li Whitley, Chester PhD 2015 2011 Molecular Therapy and Gene Therapy for Hurler Syndrome. Postdoc, Dept. of Microbiology, Univ of Minnesota
Rawson, Jonathan Mansky, Lou PhD 2015 2008 Studies on the Determinants of HIV Mutagenesis and Tegies for ITS. Postdoc, HIV Dynamics & Replication Program, National Cancer Inst, Washington DC
Sokol, Kerry Olszewski, Neil PhD 2015 2008 Characterization and cellular roles of a bacterial O-GlcNAc transferase in Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942. Research Microbiologist, 3M, Maplewood, MN
Baltes, Nicholas Voytas, Dan PhD 2014 2009 Plant Genome Engineering with Sequence-Specific Nucleases: Methods for Editing DNA in Whole Plants. Research Scientist, Calyxt, St. Paul, MN
Beach,Lauren Mansky, Lou JD/PhD 2014 2007 Studies on the Antiretroviral Mechanisms of Action of Clofarabine. Faculty, School of Med, Northwestern Univ, Chicago, IL
Boso, Guney Somia, Nikuji PhD 2014 2007 Host Cell Factors in HIV-1 Replication Cycle. Postdoc Fellow, Nat Inst of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Washington DC
Fiege, Jessica Shimizu, Yoji PhD 2014 2008 Regulation of CD8 T cell memory by ADAP. Postdoc, Univ of Minnesota
Forsman, Cynthia Petryk, Anna PhD 2014 2008 Development and Cancer: The role of Twisted Gastrulation in mammary gland development and in cancer. Sr. Research Tech, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Holzapfel, Keli Hogquist, Kristin  JD/PhD 2014 2009 The Role of Antigen Receptor Signaling in Activation and Development of invariant Natural Killer T Cells. Associate, Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, Seattle, WA
Lee, June-Yong Jameson, Stephen PhD 2014 2010 Immunologic function of virtual memory CD8+ T cells & role of KLF2 in effector CD4+ T cell lineage commitment. Postdoc, New York University
Luebben, Spencer Shima, Naoko PhD 2014 2009 The Fanconi anemia pathway and HELQ work alongside dormant replication origins to suppress replication- associated genome instability. Adjunct Instructor, St. John's University, MN. /
Adjunct Professor, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN
Nyquist, Michael Voytas, Daniel /
Dehm, Scott 
PhD 2014 2007 Application of Targeting Nucleases to Modeling Prostate Cancer Gene Rearrangements. Postdoc, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Seattle, WA
Pulver, Rebecca Gale, Cheryl /
Berman, Judith
PhD 2014 2006 A Conservative Mechanism of Polarization Drives Hyphal Growth in the Opportunistic Yeast Pathogen Candida albicans. Imaging Specialist Field Applications Scientist, Molecular Devices, Philadelphia, PA
Talsness,Dana (Strandjord) Ervasti,James PhD 2014 2009 Biophysical, Cellular, and Animal Models of Dystrophin Missense Mutations. Asst. Prof, Luther College, IA / Postdoc, Human Genetics, Univ of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Webber, Beau Blazar, Bruce  PhD 2014 2007 Identification of Novel Signatures of Murine Definitive Hematopoiesis. Director of Stem Cell Tech, B-MoGen Biotech, Inc. and Postdoc Scientist, Dept of Pediatrics, U of MN
Bade, Lindsey Schwertfeger,Kathryn and  Largaespada,David PhD 2013 2007 FGFR1-induced soluble factors promote mammary tumorigenesis and chemoresistance. GeneDx, Gaithersburg, MD
Belanto, Joseph Ervasti, James PhD 2013 2009 A Biochemical and Molecular Analysis of Functional Differences between Dystrophin and Utrophin. Science Instructor, Capistrano Unified School District, Orange County, CA
Berkseth, Matthew Zarkower, David PhD 2013 2006 Control of Caenorhabditis elegans sexual development by TRA-1 and its targets. Research Technician, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA
Billington Jr, Charles Petryk, Anna /
O'Connor, Michael
PhD 2013 2008 Mechanisms and prevention of variable craniofacial defects in Twisted gastrulation mutant mice. Resident Physician, NIH, Washington DC
Christian, Michelle Voytas, Daniel  PhD 2013 2008 The Development, Engineering and Application of TAL Effector Nucleases for Targeted Genome Modification. Researcher, Seattle Children's Research Inst, Seattle, WA
Fairchild, Corinne Gammill, Laura  PhD 2013 2007 Restricting cell movement: The role of Tspan18 in neural crest migration. Postdoc, Stanford Univ /
Postdoc, La Torree Lab, Univ of CA-Dabis
Ferrell, Patrick Kaufman, Dan  PhD 2013 2008 Tracking hematopoietic development from human pluripotent stem cells. Postdoc, Albert Einstein Medical College, NY /
Scientist, Immucor, Inc., Waukesha, WI
Ghosh, Arpan O'Connor, Michael PhD 2013 2013 Timing, Growth and Homeostasis: An anthology of three novel players in Drosophila melanogaster. Postdoc, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA
Glass,Tiffany Blazar, Bruce  PhD 2013 2007 Effects of Superbubbles on Near-IR and Sub-millimeter Polarization. Research Assoc, Dept of Surgery, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison
Gong, Wuming Marahrens, York PhD 2013 2007 Alu and LINE-1 are Determinants for Repressive Mark Type at Genes and Degree of Gene Expression Level Variation. Research Associate, Lillehei Heart Institute, Univ of Minnesota
Ingram, Melissa Cornwell Orr, Harry PhD 2013 2008 The Role of Gene Expression and Aging in SCA1. Product Dev Assoc, Humanetics, Co, Minneapolis, MN
Kang, Yuan-Lin Conner, Sean /   Chen, Lihsia PhD 2013 2004 Mechanisms for Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor Internalization. Postdoc, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Kim, Seongseop Greenstein, David PhD 2013 2007 On the genetic control of oocyte meiotic maturation in Caenorhabditis elegans. Postdoc, Yale University School of Medicine /
OriGene Technologies, Rockville, MD
Leary, Robin Bagchi, Anindya PhD 2013 2009 New Targets of p53 Regulation: From Aging to Immune Response. Postdoc, Scripps Research Inst, LaJolla, CA /
Medical Science Liaison, Teva, CA
McCulloch, Katherine Rougvie, Ann PhD 2013 2006 Characterization of the function of the C. elegans heterochronic gene lin- 42/per during larval development. Postdoc Fellow, Univ of CA-San Diego
McDonald, Abby McLoon, Linda  PhD 2013 2008 The Sparing of the Extraocular Muscles in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Intrinsic Differences in Myogenic Precursor Cells. Sr. Business Lead, Solutions Development, Be The Match Foundation, Minneapolis, MN
Stessman,Holly Vanness, Brian G PhD 2013 2008 Pharmacogenomic modeling of bortezomib resistance in B cell malignancies. Senior Fellow, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA. /
Faculty,School of Medicine, Creighton Univ, Omaha, NE
Tsai, Hung-Ji Berman, Judith / Clarke, Duncan PhD 2013 2007 Genome-wide studies of replication origins in Candida albicans reveal their conserved and distinct features. Postdoc, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO /
Faculty, Univ of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Tseng, Yuen-Yi Bagchi, Anindya PhD 2013 2008 Adjacent Long Non-coding RNA PVT1 and MYC Cooperate in Breast Cancer with Gain of 8q24. Research Scientist, Cancer Program, Broad Institute of MIT, Cambridge, MA
Vermillion, Katie  Gammill, Laura PhD 2013 2007 Functional analysis of cytoplasmic protein methylation during neural crest migration. Faculty Associate Genetics Instructor, Morgridge Inst of Research, U of W-Madison
Watson, Adrienne Largaespada, David PhD 2013 2009 Identification of Genes and Pathways Involved in Schwann Cell Tumor Initiation, Development and Progression to Develop Novel Drug Targets. Sr Research Scientist, Recombinetics, Inc, St. Paul, MN
Waxmonsky, Nicole Conner, Sean PhD 2013 2005 The Role of Early Endosomal Sorting in Integrin Function. Addgene Co, Boston, MA / Outreach Scientist and Curator, Addgene, Cambridge, MA  
Akinci, Ersin Slack, Jonathan PhD 2012 2007 Reprogramming of Different Cell Types into Pancreatic Beta Cells by Using Transcription Factor Genes Pdx1, Ngn3 and MafA. Assistant Professor, Akdeniz Univ, Turkey
Alver, Bonnie Kirkpatrick, David PhD 2012 2007 Identification and Characterization of Novel Factors that Influence Minisatellite Stability in Stationary Phase Yeast Cells. U of MN Nursing School student
Chamberlain,   Christopher Ranum, Laura PhD 2012 2007 Mouse Model of Muscleblind-like 1 Overexpression: Therapeutic Promise and Multisystemic Effects. Postdoc, University of Florida  
Fong, Chi Koepp, Deanna PhD 2012 2006 Dia2 mediates Mrc1 degradation to promote checkpoint recovery from DNA damage in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Health Sector MBA, Boston Univ., Boston, MA
Haas, Kelaine Wright, Robin  PhD 2012 2006 Understanding the Genetic Requirements for Saccharomyces cerevisiae to Survive at Low Temperatures. Dir. of Integrated Education, Medical School, Univ of Minnesota
Herder, Rachel O'Connor, Michael JD/PhD 2012 2005 Mechanisms of PTTH signaling and steroid hormone biosynthesis in Bombyx mori and Drosophila melanogaster. Director, Intellectual Properties, Penn State Law School, University Park, PA
Hultquist, Judd Harris, Reuben PhD 2012 2008 HIV-1 Vif Requires Core Binding Factor Beta to Degrade the APOBEC3 Restriction Factors and Facilitate Viral Replication. Postdoc Fellow, Gladstone Institutes, Univ of CA-SF /
Faculty, Northwest Univ, Chicago, IL
Kim, Dong-Hwan Koepp, Deanna PhD 2012 2007 Investigation on the mechanistic roles of Tom1 and Dia2 in DNA replication and Cell cycle.   
Knutson, Todd Largaespada, David and Lange, Carol PhD 2012 2005 Phosphorylated and SUMO-Deficient Progesterone Receptors Drive Proliferative Gene Signatures During Breast Cancer Progression. Bioinformatics Analyst, Univ. of Minnesota
Lane, Andrew Clarke, Duncan PhD 2012 2006 The extreme C-terminus of human Topoisomerase I? alpha defines a novel bi-modular DNA tether essential for the formation of mitotic chromosomes. Data Scientist, Square Inc, San Francisco, CA
LeClere, Andrea Kirkpatrick, David PhD 2012 2006 Minisatellites in Meiosis: Crossover Regulation and Stability of Repetitive DNA.  
Moriarity, Branden Largaespada,David PhD 2012 2007 Cancer Gene Discovery Using Somatic Transposon Mutagenesis in the Mouse and Systems for Validation of Identified Candidate Cancer Genes and Pathways. Faculty, Dept. of Pediatrics, Univ of Minnesota
Murphy ,Katherine Ohlfest,John R
and Conklin,Kathleen
PhD 2012 2005 Immune-based tumor regression induced by Fc-OX40L in a murine model of glioma. Postdoc, Integrative Biology/Physiology, Univ of Minnesota
Nelson, David R. Lefebvre, Paul  PhD 2012 2006 Discovery of a new species of Heterococcus and analysis of its lifecycle, genome, and lipid production. Postdoc, NYU Abu Dhabi campus  
Yang, Yi-Wei Koob, Michael PhD 2012 2005 Engineering Mammalian Mitochondrial Genomes. Assistant Specialist, Surgery, UCSF
Zierhut,Heather Vanness,Brian G
and Spector,Logan 
PhD 2012 2008 Hereditary and Inborn Etiology of Pediatric Cancer. Asst. Professor, Dept. of Genetics, Cell Biol and Dev, U of MN
Bouchonville, Kelly Berman, Judith PhD 2011 2005 The establishment and maintenance of centromere function in Candida albicans. Senior Research Technologist, Dept of Pharmacology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Dorr, Casey Mansky, Lou PhD 2011 2005 Compounds Derived from Birch Trees that Inhibit HIV-1 Replication. Faculty, Dept of Medicine, Univ of Minnesota Medical School & Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
Gibbens, Brian Ranum, Laura  PhD 2011 2006 Unexpected Repeat Associated Proteins. Biology Instructor, University of Minnesota
Hamline, Michelle Bardwell, Vivian  MD/PhD 2011 2006 The BCL6 transcriptional corepressor (BCOR) is required for multiple aspects of murine embryonic development. Pediatric Hospitalist, Univ of CA-Davis
Hsu, Wei-Shan Clarke, Duncan PhD 2011 2005 Chromosome cohesion and condensation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.  
Kleinschmit,Adam Nakato, Hiroshi PhD 2011 2005 The Regulation and Function of Drosophila Heparan Sulfate Endosulfatase. Faculty, Dept. of Natural and Appliced Sci, Univ of Dubuque, IA
Krentz, Anthony Zarkower, David
and Bardwell, Vivian J
PhD 2011 2005 Dmrt1 in fetal germ cell development. Molecular Geneticist, Prevention Genetics, Marshfield, WI
Rahrmann, Eric Largaespada, David  PhD 2011 2005 Identification of novel genes involved in prostate and Schwann cell malignancies utilizing a Sleeping Beauty transposon somatic cell mutagenesis screen. Research Asst Professor, Cancer Research, Univ of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Smith, Katie (Furniss) Clarke, Duncan  PhD 2011 2006 Topoisomerase II: Characterization of the Topoisomerase II Checkpoint and the Classic top2-4 mutant allele. Faculty, St. John's Univ., Collegefield, MN
VanderWaal Mills, Kristyn Porter, Mary  PhD 2011 2005 Flagellar proteins regulating motility, assembly and photobehavior in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Faculty, Biology Dept., St. Paul College, St. Paul, MN
Chang, Yu-Yun Neufeld, Thomas PhD 2010 2004 Regulation of the Atg1 complex by TOR and PKA signaling in Drosophila autophagy.    
Gibbens, Ying O'Connor, Michael PhD 2010 2005 Activin signaling promotes the competence of the prothoracic gland during Drosophila metamorphosis. MD resident, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Haznadar, Majda Van Ness, Brian PhD 2010 2005 Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Cancer related Genes Lead to Inter-individual Response to Prognosis, Disease Risk and Environmental Agent Metabolism in Multiple Myeloma and Lung Cancer. Staff Scientist, National Cancer Institute, Washington DC
Joshi, Pretti Simon, Jeffrey PhD 2010 2005 Histone Methylation in Polycomb Gene Silencing. Scientist, Biogen /
Epizyme, Boston, MA
Kalis, Andrea Zarkower, David PhD 2010 2003 Regulation of sex-specific gonadogenesis in C. elegans. Faculty, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN
Matson, Clinton Zarkower, David / Bardwell, Vivian PhD 2010 2004 Investigation of the doublesex and mab-3 related transcription factor (Dmrt) gene family in mammalian male sexual development. Research Scientist, Gilead Sciences, Seattle, WA
Multhaup, Megan McIvor, R. Scott PhD 2010 2005 Gene Therapy for Athabascan SCID. Medical Science Liaison, Actelion Pharmaceuticals, San Francisco, CA
Nadarajan, Priah Greenstein, David PhD 2010 2006 MSP and GLP-1/Notch Signaling Coordinately Regulate Oocyte Growth in Caenorhabditis elegans. Research Associate in Genetics, Harvard University
Sorensen-Kamakian, Erika Conner, Sean    PhD 2010 2004 The Role of Receptor Transport in Notch Signaling. Faculty, Biology Dept, Wabash College. Crawfordsville, IN  
Wolf, Daniel McIvor, R. Scott PhD 2010 2005 Molecular Therapy For Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I. Scientist I, Biogen Idec
Zhang, Wei Koepp, Deanna PhD 2010 2003 Functional Characterization of the Three Isoforms of Fbw7 (F-box and WD repeat domain containing 7) in Ubiquitin Dependent Proteolysis.    
Zhou, Shan Chen, Lihsia PhD 2010 2005 Dissecting the mechanism of SAX-7, a C. elegans L1CAM, in the maintenance of neuronal positions. Data Analyst, Center for Public Safety Mgmt, Washington DC
Agarwal, Sumit Somia, Nikunj PhD 2009 2000 Cloning and Characterization of MRI, a Modulator of Retroviral Infection. Nightowl Discovery, Wayzata, MN
Armbrust, Karen Ranum, Laura MD/PhD 2009 2001 Murine Models of Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 5. Faculty, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Univ of MN
Breshears, Laura Titus, Margaret PhD 2009 2004 An Unconventional Myosis is necessary for Chemotaxis in Dictyostellium Discoideum. Medical Writer, Envision Pharma Group, Philadelphia, PA  
Buckley, Shannon Verfaillie, Catherine PhD 2009 2003 Identification of Microenvironment Factors that Regulate Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells. Faculty, Dept. of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy, Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center, Lincoln, NE
Hatler, Julia Johnson, Ross PhD 2009 2004 Functional Roles of the Gap Junction Protein, Connexin43.4, during Vertebrate Development. Project Manager, R&D Systems, Minnesota
Jensen, Philip O'Connor, Michael PhD 2009 2004 The Activin Ligand Dawdle Links Diet and Metabolism via Receptor Isoform- Specific Signaling in Drosophila. Assoc. Professor, Rocky Mountain College, Provo, UT
Kile, Andrew Koepp, Deanna PhD 2009 2003 Investigation of the function and control of Dia2, a regulator of genomic stability in budding yeast. Investigator II, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge, MA
Li, Lin-Xi Farrar, Michael PhD 2009 2004 Regulation of Early B and T cell development by Ras and STAT5 signaling pathways. Assistant Professor, Univ of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Lorenzo, Damaris Ranum, Laura PhD 2009 2004 Role of spectrin mutations in spinocerebellar ataxia type five. Faculty, Cell Biology and Physiology Dept, UNC - Chapel Hill
Offer, Steven Harris, Reuben PhD 2009 2004 Variations in multiple genes associate with CVID and IgAD. Faculty, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Ramsey, Laura Farrar, Michael PhD 2009 2004 B Cell Receptor Signaling in receptor Editing and Leukemia. Faculty, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
Sustacek, Marie Kirkpatrick, David PhD 2009 2004 Novel Mechanisms of Minisatellite DNA Repeat Tract Alteration During Stationary Phase. Faculty, Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Minneapolis, MN
Wamstad, Joseph Bardwell, Vivian PhD 2009 2002 The role of the transcriptional corepressor Bcor in embryonic stem cells and mouse development. Postdoc, MIT /
Investigator II, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge, MA
Yang, Hyun Jin McLoon, Steven PhD 2009 2003 Progenitor Cell Maturation and Initiation of Neurogenesis in the Developing Vertebrate Neural Retina. Postdoc, NEI, NIH
Bill, Brent Ekker, Stephen / Schimmenti, Lisa PhD 2008 2002 Utilization of Forward and Reverse Genetic Approaches to Inform Ocular and Choroid Plexus Development. Faculty, Dept. of Biology, Univ. of Texas at Tyler
Daul, Aric Rougvie, Ann PhD 2008 2000 HBL-1, a HUNCHBACK-like Transcription Factor, Regulates Developmental Timing in the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Curator, Caenorhabditis Genetics Center, Univ of Minnesota
Goraksha Hicks, Pankuri Neufeld,Thomas PhD 2008 2002 Identification and Characterization of Novel Positive Regulators of the Target Of Rapamycin (TOR) Pathway in Drosophila Melanogaster. Clinical Lead Consultant, Iqvia consulting firm, Durham, NC  
Kim, Won-Il Largaespada, David PhD 2008 2003 Oncogenic Roles of RAS in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cooperated with MLL-AF9. Postdoc, NCI, Frederick  
Krueger, Katherine Ranum, Laura PhD 2008 2003 Molecular and Genetic Characterization of Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 5 (SCA5). Patent Attorney, Viksnins, Harris, Padys, Malen LLP, Bloomington, MN
Lech, Patrycja Somia, Nikuji PhD 2008 2003 HIV-1 Host Cell Factors.    
McCaughtry, Thomas Hogquist, Kristin  PhD 2008 2003 T Cell Development: The Generation of Functional and Self- tolerant T Cells via Positive Selection and Negative Selection, and their Export for Immunological Surveillance. Principal Scientists, Pfizer /

Head of Biotherapeutics, KSQ Therapeutics, Boston, MA
Score, Paul McIvor, R. Scott PhD 2008 1999 Characterization of the Sleeping Beauty Transposon System for Gene Therapy Applications. R&D Associate, Cargill, Minnesota
Wang, Xuelin Chen, Lihsia PhD 2008 2002 Analysis of L1CAM Functions in C. elegans Nervous System Development. Associate, Davis Polk LLP
Bauer, Jason Behrens, Tim PhD 2007 2003 Discovery and Validation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Disease Activity Biomarkers. Senior Regional Medical Liaison, Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA  
Daughters, Randall Laura Ranum PhD 2007 2001   Faculty, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
Diaz-Martinez, Laura Clarke, Duncan PhD 2007 2002 The Centromere Linkage Pathway (CLiP): Towards a New Model of Sister Centromere Coehsion. Faculty, UT Southwestern Univ /

Faculty, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
Galdeen, Shawn Titus, Margaret PhD 2007 2001 Levels and Dynamics of Dictyostelium Myosin 7 and TalinA are Linked. Biology Laboratory Manager, Carleton College, Northfield, MN
Gillett, Clarence Behrens, Tim / Moser, Kathy PhD 2007 2001 Identification of The Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Susceptibility Variant(s) at 16q12. Technical Sales Specialist, Essential Pharmaceuticals, Durham, NC
Kidder, Benjamin Verfaillie, Catherine PhD 2007 2002 Identification of Stem Cell Genes and Transcriptional Reprogramming Through Cell Fusion and Nanog Overexpression. Faculty, Wayne State Univ, Detroit, MI
Kuslak-Meyer, Sheri Marker, Paul PhD 2007 2002 Characterization of the Roles of FGFR2 in Developmental Branching Morphogenesis and Cardiovascular Health. Manager of Ed Programs, UC-Davis School of Nursing, Davis, CA
Legrand, Melanie Kirkpatrick, David PhD 2007 2001 The Role of DNA Repair in Candida Albicans Genome Maintenance. Faculty, Institut Pasteur, INRA, Fungal Biology and Pathogenicity, France
Margolis, Jamie Ranum, Laura PhD 2007 2001 CCUG Repeat Toxicity in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2 (DM2). Director of Product Development Operations, Be The Match, Minneapolis, MN
Ramos, Paula Behrens, Tim / Moser, Kathy PhD 2007 2002 Familial Aggregation, Linkage and Association Analysis of Autoantibody Traits in Pedigrees Multiplex for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Faculty, Medical Univ of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Roffers-Agarwal, Julaine Miller, Jeffrey PhD 2007 2002 Regulation of Actin Dynamics During Morphogenetic Movements in the Frog, Xenopus laevis. Research Associate, Dept. of Genetics, Cell Biology and Dev., Univ of Minnesota
Rusch, Melissa Selleck, Scott PhD 2007 2002 Heparan Sulfate Fine Structure in Development and as a Small Molecule Target. Senior Lecturer in Biology, Univ of WI-Fox Valley  
Selmecki, Anna Berman, Judith PhD 2007 2002 Aneuploidy and Drug Resistance in Candida Albicans. Faculty, School of Medicine, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Tennessen, Jason Rougvie, Ann PhD 2007 2001 Characterization of Syndecans, a Family of Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycans, in early Xenopus Development. Faculty, Dept. of Biology, Indiana Univ, Bloomington, IN
Wanner, Sarah Miller, Jeffrey PhD 2007 2002 The Role of Ena/VASP-like (Evl) in Xenopus laevis Inner Ear Morphogenesis. Postdoc, Univ. of Chicago  
Willis, Margaret Marker, Paul PhD 2007 2002 The Role of Secreted Frizzled Related Protein 1 in Prostatic Development and Cancer Progression. Patent Agent, Fish & Richardson P.C.
Bell, Jessica Mescher, Matthew PhD 2006 2001   Faculty, Biology Dept., Century College, Maplewood, MN
Brown, Jennifer Linck, Richard PhD 2006 2000 Characterization of Rib72, a Novel Protein Associated with Specialized Protofilament Ribbons of Flagellar Microtubules. Toxicology Technical Specialist, Regions Hospital Pathology and Medical Laboratory, St. Paul, MN  
Chase, Lucas Verfaillie, Catherine PhD 2006 2002 Expansion and Characterization of Pancreas-Derived Progenitor Cells. Sr. Director, Ocular Cell Therapy, FujiFilm Cellular Dynamics, Madison, WI  
Crawford, Dianna Behrens, Tim PhD 2006 2001 The Role of RDC1 in the Migration of B Cells to the Splenic Marginal Zone. Digital Health Director, Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA  
Finley, Kenneth Berman, Judith PhD 2006 2000 Cytoplasmic Dynein Couples Nuclear Migration, Morphogenesis and Cell Cycle Progression in Candida albicans. Senior Molecular Biologist, Cargill, Wayzata, MN  
Geurts, Aron Largaespada, David PhD 2006 2001 Sleeping Beauty Transposon System-based Applications for Mouse Germline Mutagenesis. Faculty, Dept of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Hennig, Krista Neufeld,Thomas PhD 2006 2000 Overexpression Analysis Reveals Novel Growth Regulators in the Target of Rapamycin Signaling Pathway. Research Scientist, Massachusetts General Hospital  
Li, Ming Rougvie, Ann PhD 2006 2000 Mir-48, a let-7 Family MicroRNA, Regulates Developmental Timing in C. elegans. Faculty, Univ. of Virginia /

Intel, Santa Clara, CA
Mendenhall, Eric Verfaillie, Catherine PhD 2006 2002 Identification and Characterization of Novel Regulators of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Fate. Asst. Professor, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL
Odland, Wade Phillips, Ronald PhD 2006 1998 Effects of Evolution on Repetitive and Genic Sequences of the Maize Genome. Line Development Breeder, Monsanto  
Ross, Jeffrey Verfaillie, Catherine PhD 2006 2004 The Use of Multipotent Adult Progenitor Cells to Derive Functional Smooth Muscle Cells and Explore Smooth Muscle Development. CEO, Miromatrix Medical Inc., Eden Prairie, MN
Scott, Ryan Neufeld,Thomas PhD 2006 2000 Role and Regulation of Autophagy in Drosophila.    
Wilber, Andrew McIvor, R. Scott PhD 2006 2002 Pre-clinical Evaluation of the Sleeping Beauty Transposon System for Gene Therapy. Faculty, Medical Micro, Immunology & Cell Biology, SIU School of Medicine
Chen, Margaret Marks, David PhD 2005 2000 Analysis of Three Tandem Repeat CAPRICE-LIKE MYB Genes Located on Chromosome 2 in Arabidopsis thaliana. Clinical Asst Prof, Dept of Biomed Sci, Western MI Univ., Kalamazoo, MI  
Davidson, Ann Ekker, Stephen PhD 2005 2000 Development of the Sleeping Beauty Transposon for Efficient Gene Delivery and Gene Expression in Zebrafish.    
Francis, Heather Rougvie, Ann PhD 2005 2000 LIN-42 and Control of Developmental Timing in Caenorhabditis Elegans. Medronic, Minneapolis, MN  
Hanson, Caroline Miller, Jeffrey PhD 2005 2000 The Investigation of Novel Functions for the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Tumor Suppressor Protein. Faculty, Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, GA
Jadrich, Joy O'Connor, Michael / Coucouvanis, Electra PhD 2005 2000 The Role of TAK1 During Mouse Development. Sr. Project Manager,            Be The Match Biotherapies, Minneapolis, MN
Kao, Charlly Jameson, Stephen PhD 2005 2000 Regulation of Non-cognate MHCI and CD8 Interactions During T Cell Development and Differentiation. Scientist II, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA  
Ketel Opheim, Carrie Simon, Jeffrey PhD 2005 2000 Analysis of Histone Methyltransferases in Drosophila Development. Faculty, Normandale College, Bloomington, MN
Kim, Hyon Jeong Ekker, Stephen MD/PhD 2005 2001 Genetic Analysis of Early Vertebrate Endocrine Pancreas Formation.    
Lande, Jeffrey King, Richard PhD 2005 2000 Gene Expression Microarray Analysis in Lung Transplantation. Principal Statistician, Medtronic, Minnesota  
Liquori, Christina Ranum, Laura PhD 2005 2000 The Identification and Characterization of the Mutation Responsible for a Second Type of Myotonic Dystrophy (DM2). Scientific Editor, self-employed  
Liu, Geyi Hackett, Perry PhD 2005 2000 From Donor Site to Target Site: DNA Elements Involved in Sleeping Beauty Transposition. Consultant, Modular R&D, China  
Quale, Angela Shimizu, Yoji PhD 2005 2000 Regulation of T Cell-Receptor-Induced Signaling to Integrins. Paraprofessional, Orono Public Schools, MN  
Wiesner, Stephen Largaespada, David PhD 2005 2000 RAS Pathway Activation in the Development of Myeloproliferative Disorders and Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Faculty, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Univ of Minnesota
Wolff, Jennifer Zarkower, David PhD 2005 2000 Identification of New Regulators of Sex-Specific Neurogenesis in C. elegans. Carleton College, Biology
Burleson, Kathryn Skubitz, Amy PhD 2004 1999 Determination of the Metastatic Potential of Ovarian Carcinoma Spheroids.  Faculty, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN
Chang, Weiru Zarkower, David PhD 2004 1999 Sexually Dimorphic Development of the Caenorhabditis elegans Gonad. Faculty, Biology Dept., Estrella Mountain Community College, Avondale, AZ
Chen, Eleanor Ekker, Stephen   MD/PhD 2004 2000 Gaining Insights into Vertebrate Vascular Development: Characterization of Zebrafish Morphants Identified from a Morpholino- based Vascular Screen.     
Croonquist, Paula Van Ness, Brian PhD 2004 1999 Gene Expression Profiling and Candidate Gene Approach for the Study of Multiple Myeloma. Faculty, Biology Dept., Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Anoka, MN
Fahrioglu, Umut Bardwell, Vivian PhD 2004 2000 Molecular Control of Testis Development by DMRTI. Faculty, Near East University, Cyprus
Ohlfest, John Largaespada, David PhD 2004 1999 Preclinical Gene Therapy Studies Using the Sleeping Beauty Gene Delivery System. Deceased  
Spartz, Angela Herman, Robert / Shaw, Jocelyn PhD 2004 1999 Genetic and Molecular Analysis of smu-2, A Gene that Regulates Alternative Splicing in the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Postdoc, Dept of Plant Biology, Univ of Minnesota
Starr, Timothy Hogquist, Kristin  PhD 2004 1999 Regulation of T Cell Sensitivity Faculty, OBGyn Dept, Univ of Minnesota
Thoemke, Kara Zarkower, David PhD 2004 1999 Sexual Dimorphism in Caenorhabditis elegans: Regulation of Developmental Gene Expression and Organ Morphogenesis. Faculty, Dept. of Biology, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN
Clark, Karl Hackett, Perry PhD 2003 1998 The Development of Sleeping Beauty Gene-Trap Transposons for Insertional Mutagenesis of Vertebrates. Asst. Professor, Mayo Graduate School, Rochester, MN
Matuliene, Jurgita Kuriyama, Ryoko PhD 2003 1998 Function of the Kinesin-like Motor Protein CHO1 in Cytokinesis of Mammalian Cells. Research Scientist, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Moran Lauter, Adrienne Wylie, Christopher PhD 2003 1998 The Cytoskeleton in the Development of Xenopus Laevis. Research Geneticist, USDA-ARS, Washington DC  
Nguyen, Rachel Lefebvre, Paul  PhD 2003 1998 Positional Cloning and Characterization of LF1, a Flagellar Length Control Gene in Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii.    
Stoeckman, Angela Towle, Howard PhD 2003 1998 The Role of SREBP-1c and ChREBP in the Regulation of Lipogenic Gene Expression. Faculty, Dept of Chemistry, Bethel Univ, St. Paul, MN
Tze, Lina Behrens, Tim PhD 2003   The Role of Receptor Editing in the Selection of Non-Self-Reactive Immature B Cells.    
Brodie, Christopher Orr, Harry / Boland, Linda PhD 2002 1997 Transgenic Disruption of CRE-Mediated Gene Expression in Cerebellar Purkinje Cells: Molecular, Cellular, and Behavioral Consequences. Scientific Liaison, Bioventus, Durham, NC  
Ohlfest, Karen Himmel Largaespada, David PhD 2002 1997 Genetic Analysis of Murine Leukemia Virus-Induced Leukemia and Lymphoma Indicates a Role for RHO Family Guanosine Triphosphatase Signaling in Oncogenesis. Technology Portfolio Manager, University of Minnesota
Siebenson, Lisa Berry, Susan PhD 2002   Antagonism of Growth Hormone by Inflammation.    
Xanthos, Jennifer Wylie, Janet / Shawlot, William PhD 2002 1997 The Role of Maternal Vegt in Endoderm Establishment and Spemann Organizer Induction in Xenopus Laevis. Faculty, Science Evaluator at Western Governors Univ., Provo, UT  
Abrahante-Llorens, Juan Rougvie, Ann PhD 2001 1996 Identification of Novel Heterochronic Genes in the Nematode Caenorhabditis Elegans. Research Associate, Univ. of Minnesota, Masonic Cancer Ctr
Dupuy, Adam Largaespada, David PhD 2001 1996 Purification and Characterization of Aspartate Kinase in Wild-Type Corn and Lysine Plus Threonine Resistant Mutants. Faculty, Anatomy & Cell Biology Dept, Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Green, Aileen Brooker, Robert PhD 2001 1994 Functional and Structural Characterization of Transmembrane Segment 2 and Transmembrane Segment 8 of the Lactose Permease of Escherichia Coli.    
Rowley, Matthew Van Ness, Brian PhD 2001 1996 The Use of Model Cell Lines to Study the Biology and Therapeutic Response of Multiple Myeloma.    
Spike, Caroline Herman, Robert / Shaw, Jocelyn PhD 2001 1996 Interactions Among mec-8, smu-1 and unc-52 genes in C. elegans. Research Associate, Dept. of Genetics, Cell Biology and Dev., Univ of Minnesota
Wilson, Theresa Snustad, Donald PhD 2001 1996 Regulation and Expression of the Beta One- and Gamma-Tubulin Genes in Arabidopsis Thaliana. Analytical Group Leader. 3M  
Boylan, Kristin Hays, Thomas PhD 2000 1995 A Molecular Genetic Analysis of Cytoplasmic Dynein Function in Drosophila Melanogaster. Research Associate, Univ of MN 
Eisenmann, Kathryn McCarthy, James PhD 2000 1995 Melanoma Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycan Stimulates Signal Transduction Pathways Associated with Cytoskeletal Reorganization and Tumor Cell Survival. Faculty, Biochemistry & Cancer Biology Dept, Univ. of Toledo, OH
Konkel, Lisa Berman, Judith PhD 2000 1991 Characterization of Rlf6p, a Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Telomere Binding Protein. Asst Director, Student Success and Retention, Viterbo University, LaCrosse, WI
McGargill, Maureen Hogquist, Kristin  PhD 2000 1995 Antigen-driven Events During T Cell Development. Faculty, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Belinco, Carina Simmons, Michael PhD 1999 1994 Genetic and Molecular Analysis of Repression of P Element Activity in Drosophila Melanogaster.    
Davidson, Jennifer Orr, Harry   PhD 1999 1994 Ataxin-1 Protein-Protein Interactions.    
Kofron, Matthew Wylie, Janet PhD 1999 1994 Investigation into the Role of Catenins in Signaling, Adhesion, and the Cytoskeleton in Early Xenopus Development. Director, Confocal Imaging Core, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
Stefanski, Heather Hogquist, Kristin  PhD 1999 1994 Testing the Role of Peptide in Positive Selection of T Cells. Faculty, Dept of Pediatrics, Univ. of Minnesota
Wendell, Steven Faras, Anthony PhD 1999 1994 Identification and Characterization of an E13-Like Solo LTR in the Aspartyl Hydroxylase Gene of Line-0 Chicken. Faculty, Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, Univ, of Pittsburgh, Pillsburgh, PA
Bettinger, Jill Rougvie, Ann PhD 1998 1992 The Role of lin-29 in Terminal Differentiation and Morphogenesis in Caenorhabditis Elegans. Faculty, Dept. of Pharmacology, Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond, VA
Bornemann, Douglas Simon, Jeffrey PhD 1998 1993 Molecular and Functional Analysis of the Polycomb Group Gene Sex Comb on Midleg (Scm) and its protein product. Assistant Director, Research Developmment, Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Brienzo, Angela McCarthy, James PhD 1998 1993 Identification of a Novel Anti-Adhesion Integrin-Binding Motif Within a Fibronectin Synthetic Peptide.    
Caldovic, Ljubica Hackett, Perry   PhD 1998 1993 Position-Independent Expression and Germline-Transmission of Transgenes in Zebrafish. Faculty, Children's National Hospital, Washington DC
Finis, Carla Johnson, Ross PhD 1998 1993 Connexins and Early Zebrafish Development.    
Hyatt, Brian Yost, H. Joseph PhD 1998 1993 Left-Right Axis Formation in Xenopus Iaevis. Faculty, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN
Iyadurai, Stanley Hays, Thomas PhD 1998 1993 Analysis of Domains in the Drosophila Cytoplasmic Dynein Heavy Chain. Vice President of Clinical Dev., Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Coral Gables, FL  
Kaufman, Christopher Hackett, Perry PhD 1998 1992 Analysis of the c-ski Protooncogene Structure and Function in Zebrafish Embryogenesis.    
Kellerman, Sirid Shimizu, Yoji PhD 1998 1993 T Cell Receptor Regulation of Integrin Expression and Function. President, 4th & Aspen Life Sciences Consulting, Stillwater, MN
Myster, Denise Wylie, Christopher PhD 1998 1993 The Roles of Kinesin-Like Proteins in Early Xenopus Development. Postdoc, Univ of North Carolina, Chapel Hill  
Perrone, Catherine Porter, Mary PhD 1998 1993 The Role of the IC140 and Dhc10 Genes in the Assembly and Function of the Inner Dynein Arm I1 Complex in Chlamydomonas. Regulatory Affairs Manager, Deep Brain Stimulation Regulatory Affairs, Medronic, Minneapolis, MN
Silvanovich, Andre Hays, Thomas PhD 1998 1993 Mutational Analysis of P-loops 1 and 3 in the Drosophila Cytoplasmic Dynein Heavy Chain. Monsanto Bioinformaticist, St. Louis, MO  
Wildenberg, Scott King, Richard PhD 1998 1993 Molecular Analysis of the Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome. Pastor, True North Church, Cannon Falls, MN
Zhang, Feng Anderson, Dwight PhD 1998 1993 A Study of the Structure-Function Relationship of Bacteriophage Phi29 Prohead RNA (pRNA).    
Breitenfeldt, Maria Yost, H. Joseph PhD 1997 1992 Regulation of Cardiac Left-right Asymmetry in Xenopus Laevis. Health Economics & Market Access, Structural Heath, Boston Scientific, Minnesota  
Fahrenkrug, Scott Hackett, Perry PhD 1997 1992 Organization and Expression of Zebrafish Translation Initiation Factor 4E. Executive Chairman, Recombinetics (RCI)  
Jensen, Paige Mescher, Matthew PhD 1997 1992 Regulation of the CD8 Receptor on Murine Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes.    
Myster, Steven Porter, Mary PhD 1997 1992 The Role of the Dynein Heavy Chain 1 Gene Product in Dynein Assembly and Flagellar Motility. Staff Manufacturing Scientist, Beckman Coulter, Chaska, MN
Pan, Dao Whitley, Chester PhD 1997 1992 Preclinical Studies of Hematopoietic Cell Gene Therapy for Patients with Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I and Type II By Retroviral Vectors.    
Essner, Jeffrey Hackett, Perry PhD 1996 1991 Analysis of Thyroid Hormone Receptor Structure and Function During Early Zebrafish Development. Professor, Iowa State Univ, Ames, IA
Jessen-Marshall, Amy Brooker, Robert PhD 1996 1992 The Role of the Conserved Motif G-X-X-X-D/E-R/K-X-G-R/K-R/K, in the Function of the Lactose Permease of Escherichia Coli. Vice Pres of Academic Affairs, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA
Li, Haiying Johnson, Ross PhD 1996 1991 Properties and Regulation of Gap Junctional Hemichannels in the Plasma Membranes of Cultured Cells.    
Luo, Chunsheng Fontana, Donna / Dworkin, Martin PhD 1996 1991 Unsaturated Free Fatty Acids Regulate Signal Transduction and Cell-Cell Adhesion Through Alterations of Cytoplasmic Calcium Levels in Dictyostelium discoideum.    
McGrail, Maura Hays, Thomas PhD 1996 1991 A Functional Analysis of the Microtubule Motor Cytoplasmic Dynein in Early Drosophila Melanogaster Development. Faculty, Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA
Moseley-Alldredge, Melinda Shaw, Jocelyn PhD 1996 1991 Genetic and Molecular Characterization of gut-2, a Gene Required for Early Blastomere Specification in Caenorhabditis Elegans. Research, Dept. of Genetic, Cell Biol & Dev, Univ of Minnesota
Paulson, Alicia Johnson, Ross PhD 1996 1991 Characterization of the Regulation of Connexin 43 by ras p21 and TPA Activity and the Regulation of Connexin 43 in Enhanced Gap Junction Assembly.    
Pazdernik, Nanette Brooker, Robert PhD 1996 1992 Functional and Structural Characterization of Cytoplasmic Loop 8-9 in the Lactose Permease of Escherichia Coli. Educational Specialist, Integrated DNA Technologies, Coralville, IA  
Schroeder, Kathleen Yost, H. Joseph PhD 1996 1991 Translational Regulation of Maternal mRNAs Along the Dorsal-Ventral Axis in Early Xenopus Development.    
Teel, Amy Yost, H. Joseph PhD 1996 1991 Characterization of Syndecans, a Family of Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycans, in early Xenopus Development.    
Tolar, Jakub Faras, Anthony PhD 1996 1991 Biologic Characterization of Naturally Occurring Mutations in an Oncogenic Variant of Human Papillomavirus Type 11. Dean, Univ of Minnesota Medical School
Trembley, Janeen Simmons, Michael / Steer, Clifford PhD 1996 1991 Rat Cyclin B1 Gene Expression and Regulation in Liver. Faculty, Dept of Lab Medicine and Pathology, Univ of Minnesota
Zhang, Donghong Lefebvre, Paul PhD 1996 1991 Regulation of Nitrate Assimilation in Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii. Researcher, Ctr. For Molec and Transl Med, Georgia State Univ., Atlanta, GA
Uppaluri, Ravindra Towle, Howard PhD 1995 (MD/PhD) 1990 Widely Separated Elements of the Thyroid Hormone Receptor Beta Critical to the Process of Ligand-Mediated Transcriptional Activation. MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Inst., Boston, MA  
Asleson, Catherine Lefebvre, Paul  PhD 1995 1990 Flagellar Length Control Mutants in Chlamydomonas ReinhardtII.    
Chu, Zhiliang Winkelmann, John PhD 1995 1990 Regulation of Alternative Processing of Human Beta-Spectrin I PRE-mRNA.    
Handoko, Herlina King, Richard PhD 1995 1990 Expression Studies of Human Tyrosinase.    
Hanson, Chad Woodward, Clare PhD 1995 1990 Characterization of Linked Functions in Escherichia Coli Thioredoxin: In Vivo and In Vitro Roles of Highly Conserved Active Site Residues.    
Hinchcliffe, Edward Linck, Richard PhD 1995 1990 Analysis of Sp 77 and Sp 83: Two Polypeptides Isolated From Sea Urchin Sperm Flagellar Microtubules. Faculty, The Hormel Institute, Univ. of Minnesota
Lundquist, Erik Herman, Robert   PhD 1995 1990 Analysis of Muscle and Neural Development in Caenorhabditis elegans: The mec-8 Gene and Regulation of Alternative Splicing and the Axonal Guidance and Fasciculation Gene unc-115. Faculty, Dept of Molecular Biosciences, Univ of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Maines, Jean Boyd, Frederick PhD 1995 1990 Positive Selection of Growth Inhibitory Genes. Faculty, Dept. of Biology, Tarrant Count College, Fort Worth, TX
Nelson, Julie Lefebvre, Paul PhD 1995 1990 Development of Homologous Gene Disruption and a Dominant Selectable Marker Gene in Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii.    
Nojima, Dana Egelman, Edward PhD 1995 1990 The Structure of the Tektin-Tubulin Protofilament Ribbon. Principal Scientist, Merck, San Francisco, CA  
Sonstegard, Tad Hackett, Perry PhD 1995 1991 Roles of the Rous Sarcoma Virus 5' Leader RNA Sequence and the Pr76gag Protein in Translation. CEO, Acceligen, St. Paul, MN  
Wang, Shaochun Lefebvre, Paul PhD 1995 1990 Molecular Genetic Characterization of NIT8, a Gene Essential for Nitrate and Nitrite Assimilation in Chlamydomonas ReinhardtII, and the Isolation of a New Transposable Element From a nit8 Mutant. Faculty, Univ. of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Frenzel Jones, Elizabeth Johnson, Ross PhD 1994 1989 Lens Fiber Cell Gap Junctions: Formation Studies with Lentoids.    
Li, Ming Ding Faras, Anthony PhD 1994 1989 New Members of Herv-K Family, Their Restricted Expression in Human Teratocarcinoma Cells, and Evolutionary Relationship.    
Macfarlane, Gordon Herzberg, Mark PhD 1994 1989 Characterization of a Common Platelet Receptor for Cells of Streptococcus sanguis and Collagen.    
Pavlou, Ourania Orr, Harry PhD 1994 1989 Investigation of the Regulation of Calbindin-D28K in the Mammalian Central Nervous System. Faculty, Univ of Patras, Greece  
Reid, Robert Anderson, Dwight PhD 1994 1989 Characterization of the Prohead RNA of Bacteriophage phi-29: Prohead Binding Domain and Implications for DNA Packaging.    
Braun, Stephen Hackett, Perry / Whitley, Chester PhD 1993 1988 Retroviral-Mediated Gene Transfer and Expression of Iduronate-2-Sulfatase in Human Lymphoid Cells from Patients with Hunter Syndrome (Mucopolysaccharidosis Type II): Analysis of Metabolic Correction and Metabolic Cross-Correction. Faculty, Harvard Medical School /

Faculty, Dept. of Pharmacology, Tulane Univ School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Carlson, Debra McKinnell, Robert PhD 1993 1988 The Lucke Renal Adenocarcinoma of Rana pipiens: Concerning Differentiation Competence and the Herpesvirus Etiological Agent. Faculty, Biology Dept, Augustana University, Sioux Falls, SD
Ihrcke, Nathan Iwanij, Victoria / Platt, Jeff PhD 1993 1988 Mechanisms of Heparan Sulfate Release from Endothelial Cells Activated by Antibody and Complement. Faculty, College of Menominee Nation, Shawano, WI  
Nelson, David M. Hackett, Perry / McIvor, R. Scott PhD 1993 1988 Cloning and Retroviral-Mediated Expression of a Murine Purine Nucleoside Phosphorylase (PNP) cDNA Sequence in Human Hematopoietic Tissue. CEO, Splash Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, CA
Olsen, Scott Brooker, Robert PhD 1993 1988 The Lactose Permease of Escherichia coli: Sugar Binding within a Channel Structure.    
Remington, Susann Johnson, Ross / Silflow, Carolyn PhD 1993 1988 cDNA Characterization of Two Lens Fiber Cell Specific Proteins--MIP and Filensin.    
Simonson, Gregg Iwanij, Victoria    PhD 1993 1988 Molecular Characterization of the cDNA, Genomic Sequence and Promoter Region of a Putative Liver Transporter. Director, Intl Diabetes Center, HealthPartners Park Nicollet, Minneapolis, MN  
Stevens, Lucile Letourneau, Paul / Platt, Jeff PhD 1993 1988 Regulation of Immune Cell Responses and T Cell Ontogeny by Heparan Sulfate.    
Stone, Steven Herman, Robert / Shaw, Jocelyn PhD 1993 1988 Characterization of act-4, osm-1 and daf-10, Genes Required for Assembly of the C. elegans Cytoskeleton. Vice President, Cancer Genomics, Myriad Genetics, Salt Lake City, UT <