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Emily Berckman is an Associate Principal Scientist at Merck.

Teresa Cruz previously worked in the lab of Dr. Catherine Fromen


Patrick Beardslee, PhD is a postdoctoral researcher in the Blenner lab at the University of Delaware.

Joshua Jachuck is a Senior Scientist at Johnson and Johnson.

Cameron Twitty graduated in 2023 with a PhD in organic chemistry.



Elorm Awuyah, Graduated in 2023 and is currently working as a scientist II for Solenis.

Geneva Crump, PhD is a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School.

Michael Lynn Dahle, PhD is a Bioprocess Engineer at GSK.

Megan Dang, PhD is now a senior scientist at Pfizer.

Rachel Gill, MS is a Preceptor at Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories, University of Delaware

Andrew Jemas, PhD is a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Katherine Nelson graduated in 2023 with her PhD in Chemical Engineering.

Brielle Hayward-Piatkovskyi, PhD is a Postdoctoral Researcher working for Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Esther Roh is a scientist at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Julia Rosenberger, PhD is a Senior Scientist at Merck.

Zachary Stillman, PhD is an Assistant Teaching Professor at Villanova University.

Phillip Taylor, PhD is an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia in the Chemical Engineering Department.

Kimberly Wodzanowski, PhD is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.


Michael Clupper, PhD is a Research Investigator at Incyte.

Allyson Dang graduated in 2023 with her PhD in Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Colleen Fridley, MS is an Associate Scientist at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.

Nate Hamaker, PhD is a Protein Expression Scientist at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson.

Matthew Jensen, MS is a Science Teacher at St. Paul’s School for Girls in Baltimore Maryland.

Jessica O’Brien is a Principal Scientist at Pfizer.

Ophelia Ukaegbu, PhD is a Senior Scientist at Merck.


Victoria Hunt is a Scientist II at Kriya Therapeutics

Jodi Kraus is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton University, Department of Molecular Biology.

Alexander Mitkas is a Senior Scientist at Translational Modeling and Simulation

Rebecca Noll is a Senior Scientist II at Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories

Baruch Turniansky graduated in 2023 with his PhD in Organic Chemistry.

Victoria Wallace


Maggie Chen, PhD is in Analytical Development | Experience in both small & biological macro-molecule characterizations, with Wilmington PharmaTech Company LLC.

Jenna Deibert, MS is a Quality Engineer at W.L. Gore.

Walter Drake, PhD is a Senior Scientist at GSK.

Andrew Gaynor is a Senior Scientist (cell therapy) at AstraZeneca

Julia Rohlhill is a Senior Scientist, Viral Vector Process Development at Bristol Myers Squibb


Josephine Chiu is a Senior Scientist at Global Regulatory Affairs CMC at Organon

Kristen DeMeester, PhD  is an Assistant Professor at Lafayette College.

Matthew Fritz, PhD is a Process Engineer at Intel Corporation.

Emily Hartzell is a Postdoctoral Scholar at Tufts University.

Nathan McDonald, PhD is a Research Microbiologist and Fellow at the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center.


Kevin Cannon received his Master of Science at University of Delaware and PhD from Dartmouth University.

Amy (Schaefer) Crossan, PhD is a Senior Biochemist at Siemens Healthineers.

Nikodimos Gebreselassie, PhD is a Senior Scientist at Merck.

Christopher Long, PhD is an Organism Engineer & Systems Biologist at Ginkgo Bioworks.

Erik Munsell, PhD is a Senior Scientist at Merck.

Christine Ott, PhD is a Research Scientist in the Ocular Research Group at Spark Therapeutics, Inc.


Karl Franke, PhD is a Postdoc in Bioinformatics at Nemours Health Systems.

Devin Hudson, PhD is a Scientist at PMC Advanced Technology, LLC

McKenzie Lauro, PhD is a Senior Scientist at Merck.

Morgan Urello, PhD is a Postdoctoral Researcher at AstraZeneca.


Kwame Heyward received His Master of Science and is a Process Engineer at Jacobs Engineering.

Brandy Menges, PhD is a Senior Medical Writer at Fishawack Group of Companies.

Robert Panish, PhD is a Scientist, Discovery Process Research at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.

Matthew Rehmann, PhD is a Scientist at Bristol-Myers Squibb.


Kyle Doolan, PhD is a Project Leader in Molecular Biology at Integral Molecular.

Nick Levy, PhD is a Senior Scientist at Janssen.

Jean-Bernard Lubin, PhD is a Postdoctoral Fellow in PennCHOP Microbiome program.

Sara Martin, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at The College of Wooster.

Brittany Riggio received her Master of Science in Biochemistry and is a Diabetes Sales Specialist at AstraZeneca.

Yiben Wang, PhD is an Assistant Lecturer at the University of New England.


Scott Crown, PhD is an Associate in Research at Duke University.

Dan Hess received his Masters of Science in Biochemistry and is a Distillation Chemist at Brite Labs.

Patrick McNeely received his PhD in Chemical Engineering in 2016 and was most recently a Research Engineer at Apogee Research.

Stephanie Scott, PhD is an Biology Instructor at Padua Academy.

Natale Smith, PhD is a Senior Associate Scientist in Technical Product Management at Covestro.


Benjamin Israel, PhD is a Staff Technical Team Lead at Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics.

Eric Levenson, PhD is a Staff Fellow at FDA/CBER – Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research.

Abby Manthey, PhD is Editor at City University of Hong Kong.

Stephanie Ramadan, PhD is a Research Associate at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar.

Shawn Thatcher, PhD is a Research Scientist at DuPont Pioneer.

Matthew Weitzman, PhD is a National Applications Specialist- Confocal and Multiphoton Systems at Olympus Scientific Solutions.


Jennifer Codding-Bui, PhD is a Field Application Scientist at ForteBio.

Angela DiRamio (Petiak) received her PhD in Biology in 2006.

Joliene Trujillo Fuenning, who received her Masters of Science in Inorganic Chemistry, is a Sr. Quality Engineer at Novartis-Sandoz.

Swati Pradham, PhD is Associate Director, Scientific Affairs at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Michael Taylor, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Wyoming.


Elizabeth Monillas, PhD works at NAVAIR (Naval Air System Command)

Meghan Reilly received her PhD in 2012 in Chemical Engineering.


Mary Boggs, PhD is working as Associate Director for Programs, at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute.

Zachary Britton, PhD is a Scientist in Antibody Discovery and Protein Engineering at MedImmune, LLC.

Erin Foster, PhD is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the NIH Rocky Mountain Lab.

Kelley Kearns, PhD is an Engineer with Avitide, Inc., in Purification Process Development.

Molly O’Hagan, PhD is an Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry at Montana State University-Bozeman.

Anastasia Thevenin, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Moravian College.


Pumtiwitt McCarthy is an Associate Professor; Alternate Councilor, CARB Technical Division at American Chemical Society

Christopher Gillespie is a Director, External Manufacturing, Operations at Merck

Marguertite McDonald is a Clinical Data Analyst at Foresite Capital.

Egor Trilisky works for Sobi at a CMC Lead in Drug Substances


Lisa Capriotti

Nathaniel Macapagel is a Director in Process and Drug Development at BioFactura, Inc.

Nicole Sheatsley is an Associate Engineer at Centocor R&D

Ann M. O’Brien (Snellinger) is a Director, Analytical Development at Incyte

Krista Thomas


Sara L. Lawrence

Kyung H. Lee


Miya D. Drury

Chad Blamey is a Senior Technical Manufacturing Scientist at Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc.

Bryan Berger is an Associate Professor at the University of Virginia

Jason DiTonno works for CMC as a Pharmaceutical Development Specialist.


Daniel Cline is a Project Manager, Product Development at Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc

Casey Boczon

Todd Epstein is a Patent Examiner at USPTO.

Julia Kretsinger is a Research Advisor at Eli Lilly.


Brenda Danek is a Partner, Intellectual Property Litigation at Latham & Watkins.

Eric van Ingen is a Director of Bioanalytical at DICE Therapeutics.

Jason D. Smith

Steve Swann is a Chief Scientific Officer at TandemAI


Jennifer Palenchar (Brosius) is an Associate Professor, Chemistry Department, Biochemistry Program, at Villanova University.

Melissa Vargo


Dione Kampa

Erin Bernberg ia a Senior Scientist at University of Delaware


Janine Weaver is a Staff Associate Investigator at Corteva Agriscience

Peter Palenchar is an Associate Teaching Professor at Villanova University.

Irina Miska, Head, Precision Medicine & Integrated Project Management, Cross-TA at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson


Lisa Garber

Jennifer Baker-Malcolm is an Associate Scientific Director at Sanofi.

Kevin Anderson


Joseph Barycki is a Professor at NC State.

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