Dr. Yudhistira Tesla
(Ph.D. Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Postdoctoral Training, University of Strasbourg)
(University of Hyderabad, M.S., Chemistry)
Project: Enzyme-mediated assembly of RNA aptamers at nanoparticle surfaces through the synthesis of novel enzymatic substrates
(St. Olaf College, B. A. Chemistry)
Project: In vitro selection of stimuli responsive RNA aptamers
(University of New Haven, B. S. Chemistry & Forensic Science)
Project: Enzyme-guided assembly of peptides at nanoparticle surfaces
(University of the Philippines – Diliman, BS Chemistry)
Ina De La Fuente
University of the Philippines – Diliman
(University of Mumbai)
(Southern Connecticut State University)
UConn Freshman, Chemistry Major
High School Student Researchers
Cassie George – Senior, Glastonbury High School –Advanced Research Mentorship (ARM) program.
Dina Allam – Senior, Glastonbury High School –Advanced Research Mentorship (ARM) program.
Dr. Alyssa Hartmann, Graduate Student, Postdoctoral Associate at the National Cancer Institute, Frederick MD.
Dr. Joseph Awino – Postdoctoral Associate, currently a Chemistry Lecturer at Iowa State University.
Dr. Md Arifuzzaman – Postdoctoral Associate, currently Postdoctoral Associate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Dr. Binglin Sui – Postdoctoral Associate, currently postdoc at Xu Lab, South Carolina College of Pharmacy.
Halle Barber, UConn Undergraduate Chemistry Major (2020), currently PhD student at McGill University.
Alex Fisher – UConn Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering Major (2020), currently working at Medtronic
Nicole Gomez – UConn Undergraduate Chemistry Major (2018). Currently Postgraduate Research Associate, Testani Lab, Yale School of Medicine.
Emily Saccuzzo – UConn Undergraduate Chemistry Major (2018). Currently PhD student at Georgia Institute of Technology, Lieberman Group.
Dominic Cairns-Gibson – Undergraduate Researcher – UConn-Edinburgh Exchange Program (2017), Currently PhD candidate at The University of Edinburgh.
Carolyn Brown –College of the Holy Cross Senior, Summer 2016 NSF-REU student, now a scientist at Sarepta Therapeutics.
Kris Channa –UConn undergraduate, Molecular and Cell Biology Major, Bioinformatics Minor, Pre-Medical Student
Tushar Sondhi – Senior, Glastonbury High School –Advanced Research Mentorship (ARM) program. Currently Undergraduate at University of California, Berkeley.
Jamie Cheung – Senior, Glastonbury High School –Advanced Research Mentorship (ARM) program, currently undergraduate at the University of Pittsburgh.
Kelly Kruysman – Quinnipiac University, Summer 2017 NSF-REU student.
Maiena Kheyabani – Windham High School, ACS SEED High School Scholar.
Zaret Rodriguez – Windham High School, ACS SEED High School Scholar.