Alumni

Former Postdoctoral Researchers

Current Position

Dr. Nicolas Rabasso Paris-sud XI
Dr. B. Kulkarni Principal Scientist, Schering Plough Research Institute, Cambridge, MA
Dr. A. Jeevanandam Pharm-Eco, Lexington, MA
Dr. Aaron Beeler Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Boston University, Boston, MA
Dr. Andreas Heutling Abbott Pharmaceuticals, Manheim, Germany
Dr. Branko Mitasev Research Scientist, Eisai Research Institute, Andover, MA
Dr. Lauren Rossi Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry & Physics, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI
Dr. Stephane P. Roche Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Dr. Benedikt Crone Research Scientist, BASF, Germany
Dr. Christina Rodrigo Attorney at Law, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Boston, MA
Dr. Dana Winter Scientist, Paraza Pharma Inc., Montreal, Qc, Canada
Dr. Davinia Fernandez-Gonzalez
Dr. Munmun Mukerjee
Dr. Alexander Grenning Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Group Page
Dr. Pieter Bos Columbia University, New York City, NY
Dr. Kiel Lazarski Scientist at the Broad Institute with Stuart Schreiber, Cambridge, MA
Dr. Martin Himmelbauer Scientist at Biogen, Cambridge, MA
Dr. Takayuki Iwata

 

Former Graduate Students

Degree (Year)

Current Position

Scott Magee Suntory Research Laboratories, Cambridge, MA
Dr. Ruichao Shen Ph.D. Schering Plough Research Institute, Cambridge, MA
Dr. Chaomin Li Ph.D. Merck, Boston, MA
Yongbo Hu M.A. (2003) Eisai Research Institute, Andover, MA
Dr. Xiang Wang Ph.D. (2005) Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Colorado University, Boulder, CO
William Phillips M.A. (2005)
Danielle Solano M.A. Graduate Student in Prof. Kurth’s laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, CA
Dr. Dawn Troast Ph.D. (2006) Epix Pharmaceuticals, Lexington, MA
Dr. Xiaoguang Lei Ph.D. (2006) Assistant Investigator, Head of Chemistry Center National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing, China
Dr. Shun Su Ph.D. (2007) Research Scientist, Bristol Myers Squibb
Dr. Jianglong Zhu Ph.D. (2007) Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
Dr. Sujata Bardhan Ph.D. (2007) Scientific Program Manager, NICHD, NIH, Maryland
Dr. Baudouin Gerard Ph.D. (2007) Scientist III, ImmunoGen, Inc., Waltham , MA
Dr. Chong Han Ph.D. (2008) Scientist, Small Molecule Process Chemistry, Genentec, San Francisco, CA
Dr. Andrew Germain Ph.D. (2009) Patent Agent, Clark & Elbing, LLP, Boston, MA
Dr. Ji Qi Ph.D. (2009) Principle Scientist, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Beijing, China
Dr. Andrew Kleinke Ph.D. (2010) Postdoc in Prof. Jamison’s Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, MA
Dr. Suwei Dong Ph.D. (2010) Principle Investigator, Peking University School of Pharmaceutical Science, Beijing, China
Dr. David Sloman Ph.D. (2011) Merck & Co. Inc., Boston, MA
Dr. Stephen Scully Ph.D. (2011) Scientist at BIND Therapeutics, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Dr. Huan Cong Ph.D. (2011) Principle Investigator, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China
Dr. Qiang Zhang Ph.D. (2011) Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
Daniel Podgorski M.A. (2012) Junior Patent Examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Washington D.C.
Dr. Andrew J. Little Ph.D. (2013) Senior Scientist I, Abbvie, Worcester, MA
Dr. Yuan Xiong Ph.D. (2013) Postdoc in Prof. Gray’s Laboratory, School of Medicine, Harvard University, Boston, MA
Nicholas Grigoriadis M.A. (2014)
Sarah Spiegel M.A. (2014) Student, New York Medical College, New York, NY (M.D. expected in 2020)
Dr. Anaïs Gervais Ph.D. (2014) Life Science Consultant, Putnam Associates, Burlington, MA
Dr. Neil Lajkiewicz Ph.D. (2014) Scientist at Incyte Corporation, Wilmington, DE
Dr. Tian Qin Ph.D. (2014) Postdoc in Prof. Phil Baran’s Laboratory, The Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, CA
Dr. Robert Ziegler Ph.D. (2015) Postdoc with Prof. Tim Jamison, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Dr. Diane Hamann Ph.D. (2016) Research Scientist, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA
Dr. Chao Qi Ph.D. (2016) Scientist at Incyte Corporation, Wilmington, DE

 

Former Visiting Scholars

Current Position

Prof. Cynthia McGowan Merrimack College
Sandra Taliansky Chamudis Graduate Student at the Institute of Medicinal Chemistry, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
Jennifer Treece Graduate Student, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Daisuke Suzuki Graduate Student, Nagoya University, Japan

 

Former Undergraduate Students

Degree (Year)

Current Position

Cheng Ting Lin B.A. Chemistry (2003)
Jiayi Yuan M.Sc. Chemistry (2004) Pharmacy Student, College of Pharmacy, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Jamie Ryan B.A. Chemistry (2004)
Geekita Gupta B.A. Chemistry (2005)
Olga Lehkekhman B.A. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (2006)
Dan Schmitt B.A. Chemistry (2006) Graduate Student in Prof. Johnson’s Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Stephanie Chichetti B.A. Chemistry (2006) Merck&Co., Boston, MA
Malca Watkins
Dan Bruggemeyer B.A. Chemistry (2007) Student at School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Adam Schell B.A. Chemistry (2008) Merck&Co., Boston, MA
Jessica Cifelli B.A. Chemistry (2009)
Denise Grunenfelder B.A. Chemistry (2010) Graduate student, Department of Chemistry, CalTech, Pasadena, CA
Arthur Su B.A. Chemistry (2011)
Zach Ariki B.A. Chemistry (2013) Laboratory Technician, Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules, Nagoya University, Japan
Kelley Danahy B.A. Chemistry (2014) Graduate student, Department of Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, MA
Steve Stone B.A. Chemistry (2014)
Annalisa Van-Wagner B.A. (expected 2017)
Kalina Doytchinova B.A. Chemistry (2016) Graduate student, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania
Nicholas Intermaggio B.A. Chemistry (2016) E Ink Corporation, Billerica, MA

 

*Attention former Porco Group Members: If your current position has changed, please notify us by email tpurgett@bu.edu