Anthony, Jennifer

Dissertation: Function of the Rhodobacter sphaerodies alternative sigma factor, sE and its anti-sigma factor, ChrR.
Faculty Advisor: Tim Donohue
Jennifer is now a Research Scientist developing next generation biofuels in the Biochemical Sciences and Engineering Group at DuPont.

Buan, Nicole

Dissertation: Adenosylcorrinoids: Biosynthesis, Reactivation and Scavenging.
Faculty Advisor: Jorge Escalante
Nicole is an Associate Professor in the Biochemistry Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Dubois, Melissa

Dissertation: Regulation of B cell Responses in Experimental African Trypanosomiasis.
Faculty Advisor: John Mansfield
Melissa is the Director at South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership.

Gonzalez-Orta, Enid

Dissertation: Plant Cell Wall-Degradation and Twin-Arginine Translocation: Exploring Ralstonia solanacearum Virulence Factors.
Faculty Advisor: Caitilyn Allen
Enid is a Professor of Microbiology at California State University-Sacramento and the Director of the Science Educational Equity Program.

Grys, Thomas

Dissertation: Characterization of the StcE protease of Escherichia coliO157:H7.
Faculty Advisor: Rod Welch
Tom is an Associate Professor and Co-Director of Microbiology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

Hunter, Kelly

Dissertation: A Global Approach for Studying Bacterial Genomes.
Faculty Advisor: William Reznikoff
Kelly is a Senior Manager with Ontario Genomics.

Martens, Eric

Dissertation: Initiation and Maintenance of Steinernema carpocapsae Nematode Colonization by Xenorhadus nematophia Bacteria.
Faculty Advisor: Heidi Goodrich-Blair
Eric is an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan.

Oldenburg, Darby

Dissertation: Life in the Xylem: The Secrets of Ralstonia solanacearum Pathogenesis Revealed by in vivo Expression Technology.
Faculty Advisor: Caitilyn Allen
Darby is a Research Scientist at Gundersen Medical Foundation.

Paul, Brian

Dissertation: DksA: A Potentiator of Regulation of Transcription by Small Molecules in Escherichia coli.
Faculty Advisor: Rick Gourse
Brian is a Senior Scientist at DuPont.

Perez-Diaz, Ilenys

Dissertation: Citrate catabolism by Lactobacillus casei in ripening cheese: a genomic approach.
Faculty Advisor: James Steele
Ilenys is an Associate Professor of Food Science at North Carolina State University with the USDA/ARS.