Scott, Jarrod

Dissertation: The Microbial Ecology of Leaf-cutter Ant Refuse Dumps.
Faculty Advisor: Cameron Currie
Jarrod has taken a position at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama City, Panama.

Smanski, Michael

Dissertation:Biosynthetic studies of antibiotics platensimycin and platencin.
Faculty Advisor: Ben Shen
Mike is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics at the University of Minnesota.

Tebbets, Bradley

Dissertation: Antifungal Drug Discovery.
Faculty Advisor: Bruce Klein
Brad is a Research Director at Fulcrum Research Group in Boston, MA.

Thao, Sandy

Dissertation: Biochemical and genetic analysis of Salmonella enterica Pat, a multidomain, multimeric N-lysine acetyltransferase involved in carbon and energy metabolism.
Faculty Advisor: Jorge Escalante
Sandy is a quality control manager at Aldevron in Madison, WI.

Tietjen, Joshua

Dissertation: Dissecting the Complexity of the CTD Code.
Faculty Advisor: Aseem Ansari
Josh is a Senior Staff Software Test Engineer at Illumina in California.

Wang, Yanling

Dissertation: Vibrio fischeri senses and detoxifies host-derived NO during initiation of the squid-vibrio symbosis.
Faculty Advisor: Ned Ruby
Yanling is a Scientist in Molecular Assay Product Development at Hologic, San Diego, CA.

Ward, Sarah

Dissertation: Response to Copper and the Pathogenesis of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.
Faculty Advisor: Adel Talaat
Sarah is a Professor at Oakland Community College.

Wollenberg, Michael

Dissertation: Ecological associations and evolutionary biology of the marine luminous bacterium, Vibrio fischeri.
Faculty Advisor: Ned Ruby
Michael is an Assistant Professor at Kalamazoo College.

Zuleger, Cindy

Dissertation: Molecular and functional analysis of in vivo 6-thioguanine-resistant T cells from melanoma patients.
Faculty Advisor: Mark Albertini
Cindy is a Scientist in the UW Carbone Cancer Center.