Jones, Jeremy

Dissertation: Novel Methods for Prevention and Control of Influenza.
Faculty Advisor: Stacey Schultz-Cherry
Jeremy is a Staff Scientist at St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Kohler Riedi, Petra

Dissertation: Components of the Neisseria gonorrhoeae Type IV Secretion System and their Interactions with Peptidoglycan.
Faculty Advisor: Joe Dillard
Petra is now a Senior Research Specialist, Corporate Research Materials Laboratory at 3M.

Luke, Kimberly

Dissertation: Regulation of the cellular p53 protein by the Influenza Non-Structural protein.
Faculty Advisor: Jon Woods
Kimberly is the Director of Commercial Development at Intuitive Biosciences in Madison, WI.

Newton, Ryan

Dissertation: Cosmopolitan Freshwater Bacterial Dynamics in Lakes across Time and Space.
Faculty Advisor: Katharine McMahon
Ryan is a Research Scientist at UW-Milwaukee in the School of Freshwater Sciences.

Peterson, S. Brook

Dissertation: Interactions between Rhizosphere Bacteria.
Faculty Advisor: Jo Handelsman
Brook is a Senior Scientist in the Mougous Lab, Dept. of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle.

Pinto Tomas, Adrian

Dissertation: Symbiotic interactions between bacteria and tropical insect herbivores.
Faculty Advisor: Cameron Currie
Adrian is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Costa Rica in the department of Biochemistry.

Richards, Greg

Dissertation: The Regulator LrhA and Lipase Activity in Xenorhabdus nematophila Insect Pathogenesis.
Faculty Advisor: Heidi Goodrich-Blair
Gregory is an Associate Professor in the Biology Department at UW-Parkside.

Robinson, Courtney

Dissertation: Robustness of Lepidopteran Midgut Microbial Communities.
Faculty Advisor: Jo Handelsman
Courtney is an Associate Professor at Howard University in the Biology Department.

Rutherford, Steven

Dissertation: Insights into the Mechanism of DksA Action at Ribosomal RNA Promoters in Escherichia coli.
Faculty Advisor: Rick Gourse
Steven is a Senior Scientist at Genentech.

Salgado-Pabón, Wilmara

Dissertation: Neisseria gonorrhoeae Processing of Chromosomal DNA for Direct Secretion via a Type IV Secretion System.
Faculty Advisor: Joe Dillard
Wilmara is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Pathobiological Sciences.