SUNY Brockport’s Department of Biology endorses two clubs that offer a multitude of opportunities for students who are interested in expanding their experience.

2018 Graduates

  • Nickolas Caster - is a Microbiologist/Medical Technologist at Rochester General Hospital
  • Gabriela Mercurio - MS student in Physiology & Biophysics at SUNY Stony Brook
  • Henry Ophardt - R&D Technician in the Microbial Control Division of Dow Chemical

2017 Graduates

  • Rebecca Braun - Pharm D program at Ohio State and a Pharmacy Intern at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Brett Henderson - Physician’s Assistant Program at Le Moyne College
  • Gabrielle Murphey - Optometry School at Salus University
  • Melissa Stoj - Dental School at University at Buffalo
  • Max DeNora - Pharmacy School at West Virginia University
  • Amanda Dragonette - SUNY Brockport Nursing School
  • Nathaniel Leisenring - Physician’s Assistant Rochester General Hospital
  • Evan Spencer - Dental School at U Buffalo
  • Michelle Tartaglia - Physician’s Assistant Program at Indiana University
  • Ashley White - PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences at U Buffalo
  • Lindsay Zink - Eshelman School of Pharmacy at UNC Chapel Hill
  • Elizabeth Uttaro - PharmD program at St John Fisher College

2016 Graduates

  • Nicole Ashman - Research Technician at University at Buffalo
  • Allyson Burkhart - MD student at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Commissioned to the US Navy
  • Amber Clay - is a Registered Nurse at Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Kaethe Leonard - Technician at Dairy One in Ithaca, NY
  • Kyle McAtee - MD Student at Ohio State Medical School
  • Ashley Sharlow - Microbiologist at Unither Pharmaceuticals, Henrietta, now M.S. student in Materials Design and Innovation at U Buffalo
  • Samantha Sherry - PharmD Program at St John Fisher College; now a Pharmacy Resident at Highland Hospital
  • Christina Seger - Research Technician at the University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Brenton Smith - Clinical Lab Scientist at URMC Labs
  • Kathryn Sprague Hickman - Medical Technologist at Unity Hospital of Rochester, NY
  • Jennifer Taylor - Medical Laboratory Scientist, Transfusion Services at Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Kathryn Wershing - Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine student at Campbell University Osteopathic Medical College
  • Ashley White - PhD student in Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Buffalo

2015 Graduates

  • Amber Altrieth - PhD program in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental and Neural Biology Program at the University at Albany
  • Jenny Avedisian - attending Veterinary School at Ohio State University
  • Hakeem Banks - Teach for America
  • Jaclyn Beckinghausen - Molecular Biology Research Technician at Cornell University
  • Lauren Benoodt - PhD program at the University of Rochester
  • Elise Cady - PhD program at Georgia Tech
  • Robert Carroll - PhD Program at SUNY Upstate Medical Center
  • Bridget Cooney - Teacher
  • Archangel Flores - Clinical Laboratory Technologist
  • Rachel Folts - Medical Technologist at Rochester General Hospital
  • Steven Gertz - PhD program at University of Buffalo
  • Katrina Haude - Certified Genetic Counselor at GeneDx
  • Jule McGrath - PhD program at University of Arizona
  • Chris Prevost - Research Technician at the University of Rochester
  • Jacob Syracuse - Technician at Dupont

2014 Graduates

  • Adam Brooks - Clinical Lab Technologist at the American Red Cross
  • Jennifer Clark - Georgetown Medical School
  • Nico Covello - Product Marketing Manager at GENEWIZ, New York City
  • Crystal Diaz - Medical Technologist at Rochester General Hospital
  • Charles Froome - Medical Technologist at ACM Global Central Lab
  • Steven Gertz - Research Technician in the Department of Neurosurgery at U Buffalo
  • Colin King - former Lab Technician at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, now in a Physician’s Assistant Program at Le Moyne College
  • Deanna Pedeville - is a Lab Technician at Bausch & Lomb
  • Bryan Pratt - is a Lab Technician at Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • Sarah Scheuermann Periard - Java programmer at Envisage Systems
  • Cyrus Salehi - Physician’s Assistant Program at LeMoyne College
  • Chris Tomeny - Process Operator at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Syracuse, NY
  • Emily Whiteside - is in a Vet program at Ross University
  • Giulia Weisenburg - Research Technician at the Naval Medical Research Center
  • Ryan Wong - NY Chiropractic College; now at Rush-Henrietta Family Chiropractic
  • Giulia Weisenburg - Intern at EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), Graduated with MS from Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
  • Emily Wexler - PhD program at University of Rochester
  • Stacy Wicks - Pharmacy program at St. John Fisher College - now in a Pharmacy Residency at Unity Hospital
  • Tina Swartwood - 6th Grade Science Teacher at Rochester Prep Charter School

2013 Graduates

  • William Bigham - now in charge of Clinical Trials at Vaccinex, Rochester, NY
  • Jennifer Clark - MD program at Georgetown Univ Med School
  • Andrew Goodspeed - PhD program at UC Denver
  • Robert Gregory - now a Medical Tecnologist at University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Austin Olek - MS Program in Medical Management at the U of Rochester; now Engagement Manager for Syneos Health’s Pharmaceutical Consulting Team, Raleigh, NC
  • Laura Pankowski - Physician’s Assistant program at Harding University
  • Alesya Poplavskiy - Physician’s Assistant program at LeMoyne College
  • Christine Sharlow - Medical Student at Indiana University
  • Trish Steiner - Medical Technologist at Rochester General Hospital
  • Chris Tomeny - Laboratory Technician at Bausch & Lomb

2012 Graduates

  • Joe Donnelli - Chiropractic Program; now Owner and Chiropractic Doctor at Redding Chiropractic
  • Lauren Field - Postdoctoral Fellow at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
  • Matthew Halloran - Science Teacher at Victor Central School District
  • Dominic Munini - Rector of the Diocese of Machako’s Minor Seminary in Kenya
  • Rebecca Osterhout - Plasmapheresis Technician at Lake Immunogenics, Inc.

2011 Graduates

  • Sean O’Donnell - is a Teacher at Greece Arcadia High School
  • Danielle Marie Feligno - Technical Support Specialist II at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics.
  • Ashley Popovich Gionta - now a special education and science teacher at the Aquinas Institute of Rochester
  • Kevin Tylock - PhD program at the University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Mac Ceresaro - MD program at Western University of Health Sciences; now an Intern at Community Memorial Health System getting ready to begin a Nephrology Fellowship at U Colorado
  • Melanie Kujawski Roth - Science/Special Edication Teacher for Erie 1 BOCES
  • Jackie Walker DiVincenti - Vet School at Cornell University; now an Associate Veterinarian at Churchville Veterinary Hospital

2010 Graduates

  • Jessica Alawi-Dugovic - Laboratory Technician IV at University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Jillian Anderson Gimmy - DVM Program at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Stephanie Branigan - MD Program at SUNY Upstate Medical Center; now in an Internal Medicine Fellowship Program in El Paso, Texas
  • Christina Gliwa - now a Dentist at Cornerstone Dental Associates, Shelby, NC
  • Laura Shum - Finishing a PhD in Translational Medicine at the U of Rochester, then on to a Postdoctoral Position at UConn Health
  • Lisa Dishaw - former Research Assistant at SUNY Upstate Med Center, now a QC and R&D Scientist at Tangen Biosciences, Inc.
  • Patrick Donohue - MD Program at U Buffalo; now in a Residency Program at the U of Rochester Medical Center
  • Matthew Hamilton - Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, graduate of Campbell University; Currently in a General Surgery Residency in Dayton, Ohio.

2009 Graduates

  • Vince Badali - Dental School; now a practicing Dentist at CrossKeys Dental in Fairport, NY
  • Hannah Cushman - is a Registered Nurse at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital
  • Gary Coles - PhD Program at U of Rochester Medical Center; now a Postdoc at Stanford University
  • Joy Hagan Wang - Dentistry Program; now a Maxillofacial Prosthodontist at the University of Florida

2008 Graduates

  • Chris Brown - MD Program at St George’s University in Grenada; now in a Gastroenterology fellowship at Norwalk hospital
  • Karen (Howard) Cyndari - MD/PhD Program at SUNY Upstate Medical; now an Emergency Medicine PSTP Resident at the University of Iowa

2007 Graduates

  • Scott Leddon - Research Assistant Professor, U of Rochester Medical Center & Adjunct Instructor at SUNY Brockport
  • Kyle Leonard - MD Program Albany Medical College; now a Family Medicine Physician in the Adirondacks and a Preceptor of UVM and Albany Medical College Students
  • Makoto Nagahama - MD program at U Buffalo; now an Advanced Heart Failure Fellow at U Alabama at Birmingham. Planning a General Cardiology Fellowship at Lehigh-Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA this summer.

2006 Graduates

  • Tiffany (Telarico) Caza - MD/PhD program SUNY Upstate Medical; currently in a Renal Pathology residency program at Arkana Laboratories in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Elizabeth Delorme-Axford - PhD program at U Pittsburg School of Medicine; now a Research Investigator at U Michigan.
  • Scott Portwood - Senior Research Associate at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Institute
  • Nicholas Rizzo - PhD program at Duke University; now Associate Manager of Strategic Feasibility at IQVIA Biotech (formerly Novella Clinical), in Durham, NC

2005 Graduates

  • Christine Hochmuth Casey - PhD program at U of Rochester; now a CCST Science and Technology Policy Fellow

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