Albright, Emily

Dissertation: Viral and cellular contributions to the epigenetic silencing of viral lytic gene expression during human cytomegalovirus latency.
Faculty Advisor: Robert Kalejta
Emily is an assistant scientist in the Kalejta Lab.

Baker-McAlister, Anna

Dissertation: Elucidation of a red light sensing two component system from non-photosynthetic bacteria..
Faculty Advisor: Katrina Forest
Anna is a Scientist at Lucigen Corp. in Middleton, WI.

Casanova-Torres, Angel

Dissertation: Bacterial Factors Involved in the Xenorhabdus nematophila-Manduca sexta Pathogen-Host Interaction.
Faculty Advisor: Heidi Goodrich-Blair
Angel is a senior regulatory affairs specialist at Exact Sciences.

Dill-McFarland, Kimbery

Dissertation: Assessing the impact of diet on microbial succession, growth, and milk productions in dairy cows.
Faculty Advisor: Garret Suen
Kim is a Bioinformatics Research Consultant at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Lewin, Gina

Dissertation: Ecology and Evolution of Microbial Lignocellulose Degradation in Insect-Associated Niches.
Faculty Advisor: Cameron Currie
Gina is a postdoctoral fellow at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Lim, Fang Yun

Dissertation: Tracking Fungal Natural Product Synthesis: Pathways, Regulation, and Reaching for the Right Location.
Faculty Advisor: Nancy Keller
Yun is doing a postdoc in the Keller Lab.

Marcus, Sarah

Dissertation: The study and application of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in vivo transcriptomic data: from copper ressponse to vaccine development.
Faculty Advisor: Adel Talaat
Sarah is currently a research associate in the lab of Matyas Sandor, UW-Madison.

McDonald, Brandon

Dissertation: A Multiscale Analysis of Diversity and Genetic Exchange in Bacteria.
Faculty Advisor: Cameron Currie
Bradon has accepted a position at the Translational Genomics Research Institute in Phoenix, AZ.

Tran, Vy

Dissertation: Development and Use of Influenza Reproter Viruses to Define Human Host Factors for Influenza Virus Replication.
Faculty Advisor: Andy Mehle
Vy is a Medical Science Liaison at Novo Nordisk.

Wright, Erik

Dissertation: Population and community ecology of bacteria from the genus Streptomyces.
Faculty Advisor: Kalin Vetsigian
Erik is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Pittsburgh.