Alumni

Most students who obtained their PhDs through the Immunology program are employed in academic, industry, and other science-related careers.

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  • Jessica Shannon, PhD - Scientist in Immunology at AstraZeneca in Gaithersburg, MD.
  • Will Barclay, PhD - Postdoctoral Researcher, NIH
  • Laura Christian, PhD - Scientist, Precision Biosciences
  • Lindsay Dahora, PhD (2021) - Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Danielle Dauphars, PhD - Senior Scientist, Seattle Children’s Research Institute
  • Elizabeth Deerhake, MD/PhD - Hospital Resident, Yale University
  • Jake Dockterman, MD/PhD - Resident, Beth Israel Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
  • Joel Finney, PhD - Postdoctoral Researcher, Duke University
  • Billy Tomaszewski, PhD - Scientist III, Molecular Oncology, Genentech
  • Colleen McClean, MD, PhD - COVID-19 Emergent Research Coordinator, UNC-CH
  • Tinashe Nyanhete, PhD - Consultant, Boston Consulting Group
  • Jianxuan Wu, PhD - Postdoctoral Researcher, UCSF
  • Shengjie Xu, PhD - Associate Medical Writer, Global Clinical Trial Operations at Merck
  • Elizabeth Robins (formerly Wong), PhD - Postdoctoral Researcher, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ohio State University
  • Joshua Wheaton, PhD - Senior Associate Scientist, Amgen
  • Shiwei Chen, PhD - Research Fellow, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore
  • Mark Dell'Aringa, PhD - Scientist, BioAgilytix
  • Sumedha Roy, PhD - Senior Associate Scientist in Immuno-oncology, Amgen
  • Saintedym Wills, PhD -Associate Technical Director, LabCorp
  • Ryan Meyerhoff, MD, PhD - Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Resident at Duke University Hospital
  • Zach Carico, PhD - Senior Scientist, Tavros Therapeutics
  • Jie Liang, MD, PhD - Postdoctoral Fellow, Genentech, South San Francisco
  • Min-Nung Huang, MD, PhD - Principal Scientist at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Katherine Bao, PhD - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Genentech
  • Siqi Liu, PhD - Postdoctoral Fellow, Novartis
  • Ioannis Kalampokis, MD, PhD, MPH - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico-Albuquerque
  • Kathleen Candando, PhD - Regulatory Writer, Precision BioSciences
  • Erik Lykken, PhD - Project and Lab Manager, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Alex Reynolds, PhD - Global Marketing Support Manager, bioMérieux
  • Liang Chen, MD, PhD -  Assistant Professor, Shanghai University
  • Matthew Zuberbuehler, MS - Technical Services/Coordinator, Epic Systems, Verona WI
  • Kuei-Ying Su, MD, PhD - Rheumatologist, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Taiwan
  • Matthew Kan, MD, PhD - Clinical Fellow in Allergy and Immunology, UCSF
  • Regina Lin, PhD - Senior Scientist at Allogene Therapeutics
  • Ian Belle, PhD - Scientist II, Precision Biosciences
  • Guang Yang, PhD - Associate, McKinsey & Company
  • Jacquelyn Bryant Lykken, PhD - Department Data Analyst at UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Sarah O'Brien, PhD - Senior Associate Scientist, Amgen
  • Ashley Trama, PhD - Director of Discovery, Locus Biosciences
  • Jia Li, PhD - Postdoctoral Fellow, SRI International
  • Yen-Yu Lin, MD, PhD - Resident doctor, National Taiwan University Hospital
  • Elizabeth Wilcox Chan, PhD - Health Scientist, U.S. EPA
  • Chaoran Li, PhD - Assistant Professor, Emory University
  • Emily O'Koren, PhD - Study Director, Charles Rivers Laboratory
  • Ming-Xiao He, PhD - Scientist II - Clinical T cell manufacturing, Eureka Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Sruti Krishna, PhD - Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Cepheid
  • Ian McLeod, PhD - Technical Sales Representative, STEMCELL Technologies
  • Claudia Ou Yang, PhD - Scientist, Intrexon Corporation
  • Josh Mahlios, PhD - Immunology Product Manager, Milteni Biotech
  • Deirdre Fuller Saulet, PhD - Consultant, The Advisory Board Company
  • Pilar Snowden, PhD - Medical Science Liaison, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Han-Yu Shih, PhD - Stadtman Tenure-track Investigator, NIH
  • Thomas O'Brien, PhD - Account Sales Consultant (ASC), Beckman Coulter Life Sciences – Division of Flow Cytometry 
  • Eva Chung, PhD - CAVD/VISC Program Manager at Fred Hutchinson
  • Hrisavagi Kondilis-Mangum, PhD - QIAGEN/OmicSoft, Senior Global Product Manager
  • Claire Gordy, PhD - Teaching Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University
  • Alexis Dunkle, PhD - Technical Development Scientist, Genentech
  • Ana Sanchez, PhD - Director of Program Management, Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Department of Medicine; VP of R&D Program Management, Locus Biosciences
  • David DiLillo, PhD - Associate Director, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Derek Cain, PhD - Assistant Professor, Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Department of Medicine
  • Patricia (Trish) Novy, PhD - Scientific Director - Vaccines, GSK
  • T. Matthew Holl, PhD - Scientific Consultant, CSA at Beckman Coulter
  • Mariana Chuck Nelson, PhD - Director, AbbVie
  • Ashley St. John, PhD - Associate Professor, Duke-National University of Singapore 
  • Jennifer Martinez, PhD - Jennifer Martinez, PhD - Law Student at Elon University School of Law
  • David Zidar, MD, PhD - Physician, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
  • Kaifeng (Lisa) Lin, PhD - Licensing Manager and Market Strategist, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Heather Hartig Pua, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Shudan Shen, JD, PhD - Associate, Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Mary Elizabeth Jones-Mason, PhD - Instructor, University of South Florida
  • Yu-Hsun (Jason) Chen, PhD - Executive Manager, AeroBile, LLC.
  • Ryan Schlimgen, PhD - Director of Partner’s Institutional Biosafety Committee, Partner’s Healthcare
  • Jingquan Jia, MD, PhD - House Staff, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Michael Quigley, PhD - Senior Vice President, Research Biology, Gilead Sciences
  • Feifei Liu, PhD - Associate Professor, Nankai University, China
  • Charlene Prazma, PhD - Medical Affairs Scientific Director, Global Respiratory Franchise, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Chenghu Liu, PhD - Associate Professor, Nankai University School of Medicine, Tianjin, China 
  • Anne Lai, PhD - Principal Scientist, Locus Biosciences, Inc.
  • Yan Liu, MD, PhD, RPVI, FACC - Cardiologist & Director of Anticoagulation Clinics, Austin Heart, PLLC
  • Chia-Lin Hsu, PhD - Assistant Professor, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
  • Ivan Dzhagalov, PhD - Assistant Professor, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan 
  • Iratxe Abarrategui, PhD - Senior Publications Manager, TRM Oncology
  • Jason Wojciechowski, PhD - Founder, CEO at Atomik, LLC & Coach, Lifeonaire
  • Surapong Koonpaew, PhD - Scientist, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
  • Adam Lazorchak, PhD -  Principal Scientist / Group Lead, EMD Serono Research & Development Institute, Inc.
  • Annette Jackson, PhD - Associate Professor in Surgery, Associate Professor of Immunology, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Nu Zhang, PhD - Associate Professor, UT Health Science Center San Antonio
  • Erin Janssen, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School; Attending Physician, Rheumatology Program, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Yen-Rei (Andrea) Yu, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University
  • Marco Davila, MD, PhD - Associate Professor of Oncologic Sciences, University of South Florida and Associate Member of Moffitt Cancer Center.
  • Deborah Ruhl, PhD - Deceased
  • Steven Greenbaum, PhD - Project Manager, PRA Health Sciences
  • Shaza Fadel, PhD - Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto Centre for Vaccine Preventable Diseases; Lead Child Health Epidemiologist, Centre for Global Health Research, St. Michael's Hospital
  • Kaiyong Yang, PhD - Director, Jecho Laboratories
  • Brenda Faiola, PhD - Toxicology Program Manager, BectonDickinson (BD)
  • Duane Mitchell, MD, PhD - Professor of Neurosurgery, Neuroscience, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, Co-Director, Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy, Director, University of Florida Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program
  • Joanne Panus, PhD - Deceased
  • Paul Yu, MD, PhD - Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Assoc Physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Clinical Affiliate at Massachusetts General Hospital
  • L. Elizabeth Budde (Pan), MD, PhD -  Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, City of Hope
  • David Driver, PhD - Director, Global Regulatory Lead - Maternal Immunization at GSK Vaccines
  • Zhibin Chen, MD, PhD - Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Miami
  • Shu Lin, MD, PhD - Associate Professor of Surgery and Assistant Professor of Immunology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Lili Tu, PhD - Professor, Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China 
  • Elahe Mostaghel, MD, PhD - Associate Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine and Associate Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Michelle McMurry-Heath, MD, PhD - WW Vice President and Global Head, Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Affairs, Medical Device Companies, Johnson & Johnson
  • Marc Levesque, MD, PhD - Medical Director, AbbVie
  • Xiao-Ping Zhong, PhD - Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Immunology, Duke University Medical Center
  • Claire Aldridge, PhD - Form Bio's Chief Strategy Officer 
  • Jennifer Brogdon, PhD - Executive Director, Exploratory Immuno-Oncology, Novartis, Cambridge MA
  • Annika Sanfridson, PhD - Head of Diabetes NBEs and Obesity Biology at Novo Nordisk, Denmark
  • Jeffrey Melnick, MD, PhD - Physician, St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield MO 
  • Joseph Brewer, PhD - Associate Dean for Research, Associate Professor of Immunology, Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Sciences, Liberty University