Dr. Yudhistira Tesla
(Ph.D. Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Postdoctoral Training, University of Strasbourg)
Dr. Suman Pal
(Ph.D. Chemistry, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India)
Ina De La Fuente
University of the Philippines – Diliman
(B.S., Southern Connecticut State University)
B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry from K.R. Mangalam University, India M.Sc. Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
B.S., Chemistry University of Connecticut, joint graduate student from Yao Lin’s Lab, University of Connecticut
B.S. Chemistry, University of San Carlos
M.S. Applied Life Sciences, Gyeongsang National University
B.S. Chemistry and Molecular Cell Biology, University of Connecticut
UConn Chemistry Major, ’25
UConn Chemistry and Pathobiology Major, ’23
High School Student Researchers
Emily Szydlo – Senior, Glastonbury High School-Advanced Research Mentorship (ARM) program.
Dr. Shraddha Sawant, Graduate Student, PhD 2022, Currently: Scientist, Laronde, Cambridge, MA.
Dr. Mark Tolentino, Graduate Student, PhD 2021, Currently: Scientist, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA.
Dr. Joshua Santiana, Graduate Student, PhD 2021, Currently: Senior Scientist, IsoPlexis, Branford, CT.
Dr. Saketh Gudipati, Graduate Student, PhD 2021 Currently: Research Scientist, Quantum Si, Guilford, CT.
David Loe, Graduate Student, MS, 2021.
Dr. Alyssa Hartmann, Graduate Student, PhD 2020, Postdoctoral Associate at the National Cancer Institute, Frederick MD, now a Technical Advisor at Paul Hastings LLP, NY, NY.
Dr. Md Arifuzzaman – Postdoctoral Associate (2019-2020), currently Postdoctoral Associate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Dr. Binglin Sui – Postdoctoral Associate (2016-2017), currently Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND.
Dr. Joseph Awino – Postdoctoral Associate (2016-2017), currently a Chemistry Lecturer at Iowa State University.
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.
Kris Channa –UConn undergraduate, Molecular and Cell Biology Major, Bioinformatics Minor, Pre-Medical Student
Visiting Students (NSF REU/International Programs)
Dominic Cairns-Gibson – Undergraduate Researcher (2016-2017) – UConn-Edinburgh Exchange Program (’17), Currently PhD candidate at The University of Edinburgh.
Caitlin Rowan – Undergraduate Researcher (2021-2022) – UConn – Edinburgh Exchange Program.
Brooke Tate – University of North Georgia, Summer 2019 NSF-REU student,
Carolyn Brown –College of the Holy Cross Senior, Summer 2016 NSF-REU student, now a scientist at Sarepta Therapeutics.
Kelly Kruysman – Quinnipiac University, Summer 2017 NSF-REU student.
High School Students
Cassie George – Senior, 2018-2019, Glastonbury High School –Advanced Research Mentorship (ARM) program, currently undergraduates at UConn.
Dina Allam – Senior, 2018-2019, Glastonbury High School –Advanced Research Mentorship (ARM) program.
Tushar Sondhi – Senior, 2017-2018, Glastonbury High School, –Advanced Research Mentorship (ARM) program. Currently Undergraduate at University of California, Berkeley.
Jamie Cheung – Senior, 2016-2017, Glastonbury High School –Advanced Research Mentorship (ARM) program, currently undergraduate at the University of Pittsburgh.
Maiena Kheyabani – Windham High School, ACS SEED High School Scholar.
Zaret Rodriguez – Windham High School, ACS SEED High School Scholar.