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Former Members

Sam Reznik (2012 Ph.D.)
BMS
Sharon Lee (2012 Ph.D.)
Post-Doc
Wes Chalifoux (2012 Post-Doc)
Assistant Professor (University of Nevada, Reno)
Heike Schönherr (2012 Post-Doc)
Post-Doc at Columbia in Ophthalmology
Ryan Shade (2011 Post-Doc)
Post-Doc at Columbia with Luis Campos
Chris Plummer (2011 Ph.D.)
Merck (Medicinal Chemistry) Rahway, NJ
Hyunwoo Kim (2010 Post-Doc)
Assistant Professor (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
Miriam Inbar Feske (2010 Ph.D.)
Halcyon Molecular
Corey Valdez (2010 Ph.D.)
Assistant Professor (NYU)
Jenny Baxter (2010 Ph.D.)
Post-Doc at Florida State with Robert Holton
Kristy Tran (2009 Ph.D.) Post-Doc at Cal Tech with Brian Stoltz
Uttam K. Tambar (2009 Post-Doc) Assistant Professor in Chemistry, UT Southwestern
Tyler Harrison (2009 Post-Doc) Novartis (Medicinal Chemistry) Boston, MA
Jun Pan (2009 Post-Doc) Merck (Process Research) Rahway
Farhan R. BouHamdan (2008 Post-Doc) Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Prince Fahd Bin Sultan University, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
Arash Soheili (2008 Ph.D.) Merck (Process Research) Rahway, NJ
Greg Notte (2008 Post-Doc) Gilead (Medicinal Chemistry) CA
Jared Spletstoser (2008 Post-Doc) GlaxoSmithKline (Principal Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry) PA
Peter Park (2008 Ph.D.) Post-Doc at Columbia University with Samuel J. Danishefsky
Nicholas Perl (2007 Ph.D.) Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (Post-Doc, Gin group)
John Huber (2007 Ph.D.) Boehringer Ingelheim (Med. Chem.), Ridgefield, CT
Nadine Vogl (2007 Post-Doc) Degussa (Senior Scientist), Germany
Pamela Lombardi (2006 Ph.D.) Boston College, MA (Post-doc, Hoveyda Group)
Phil Rabbat (2006 Ph.D.) Siba Specialty Chemicals, Tarrytown, NY (Post-doc)
Blaine M. Hackman (2006 Ph.D.) Georgetown University, (Licensing Associate, Office of Technology Commercialization)
Yue Xu (2005 M.A.) U.C. Berkeley (Ph.D., Trauner Group)
Xiaolun Wang (2005 Ph.D.) Takeda, San Diego, CA
Sergei Bolshakov (2005 Ph.D.) Henkel, Russia (Head of R&D)
Seiji Shirakawa (2005 Post-Doc) Kyoto University (Associate Professor), Japan
Bastien Castagner (2004 Ph.D., 2005 Post-Doc) ETH, Zurich (Post-Doc, Seeberger group) 
Drew Duncan (2004 Post-Doc) Willamette University (Assistant Professor)
Steve O'Malley (2004 Ph.D.) U.C. Berkeley (Post-Doc, Ellman group)
Stuyvesant - High School Teacher
Chris Hamblett (2004 Ph.D.) Merck (Med. Chem.), Boston, MA
Richard Berger (2004 Ph.D.) Merck (Med. Chem.), Rahway, NJ
Noah Burns (2004 B.S.) Scripps Research Institute (Ph.D. student, Baran group)
Patrick Holder (2003 B.S.) Berkeley (Ph.D. student, Francis group)
Andrew Nation (2003 M.A.) BMS (Drug Discovery), Lawrenceville, NJ
Quinglin Meng (2003 M.A.) Columbia University (Ph.D. student, Turro group)
Katsumi Kubota (2003 Post-Doc) Dainippon Sumitomo Pharmaceutical Ltd. (Med. Chem.), Osaka, Japan
Darby Schmidt (2003 Post-Doc) Merck (Med. Chem.), Rahway, NJ
Christine DiBlasi (2003 Ph.D.) Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (Post-Doc, Tan group)
Isaac Krauss (2003 Ph.D.) Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (Post-Doc, Danishefsky group)
Pui Yee Ng (2003 Ph.D.) Sirtris Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA
Andrew Goodwin (2002 B.A.) Berkeley (Ph. D. Student, Frechet Group)
Michael Zacuto (2003 Ph.D.) Merck (Process R&D), Rahway, NJ
James Kinnaird (2002 Post-Doc) Potter Clarkson LLP
Keith Hornberger (2002 Ph. D.) OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Med Chem) - Farmingdale, NY
Charles Wang (2001 Post-Doc) University of Hong Kong (Assistant Professor)
Stella Sarraf (2001 Ph.D.) Scientific Consulting Inc, Beverly Hills, CA; Previously Merck (Process R&D), Rahway, NJ
Matt Bio (2001 Ph.D.) Amgen, Cambridge, MA
Spencer Dreher (2001 Post-Doc) Merck (Process R&D), Rahway, NJ
John Allen (1998 Post-Doc) Amgen (Med. Chem.), Thousand Oaks, CA
Deirdre (O'Neil) Annis (1996 M.A) Eli Lilly (Elanco Animal Health), Greenfield IN


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