Current Graduate Students

PhD Students

YEAR 7

Justin Blanch

Justin Blanch
(PhD student, 7th year)
Stonehill College, BS
McVey Laboratory

Michael Fath

Michael Fath
(PhD student, 7th year)
St. Joseph's University, MS, BS
Tytell Laboratory

Franz Kuchling

Franz Kuchling
(PhD student, 7th year)
Heidelberg University, MS
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, BS
Levin Laboratory

Naya McCartney

Naya McCartney
(PhD student, 7th year)
Western New England College, BS
Trimmer Laboratory

Tokio Sano

Tokio Sano
(PhD student, 7th year)
Florida Atlantic University, BA
McVey Laboratory

YEAR 6

Nicolas Dorian

Nicolas Dorian
(PhD student, 6th year)
Tufts University, BS
Crone Laboratory

Mai Tran

Mai Tran
(PhD student, 6th year)
University of Melbourne, BS
McVey Laboratory

Ruby Ye

Ruby Ye
(PhD student, 6th year)
Wellesley College, BA
Wolfe Laboratory

YEAR 5

Jaylee Boer

Jaylee Boer
(PhD student, 5th year)
University of Edinburgh, BS
Freudenreich Laboratory

Headshot of Brendan Carson

Brendan Carson
(PhD student, 5th year)
Univ. of Michigan-Ann Arbor, BS
Michigan State University, MS
Orians Laboratory

Adam Eichenwald

Adam Eichenwald
(PhD student, 5th year)
Bowdoin College, BA
Yale University, MS
Reed Laboratory

Emilie Jones

Emilie Jones
(PhD student, 5th year)
Smith College, BA
McLaughlin Laboratory

Atticus Murphy

Atticus Murphy
(PhD student, 5th year)
University of Toronto, BS
Crone Laboratory

Ben Tidswell

Ben Tidswell
(PhD student, 5th year)
Vassar College, BA
Tytell Laboratory 

Angela Tung

Angela Tung
(PhD student, 5th year)
Boston University, BA
Levin Laboratory

Isaac Weinberg

Isaac Weinberg
(PhD student, 5th year)
University of Iowa B.S
Starks Laboratory

Placeholder Photo

Jessica Wright-Lichter
(PhD student, 5th year)
University of Arizona BA
Rutberg Laboratory

YEAR 4

Ursula Beattie

Ursula Beattie
(PhD student, 4th year)
Colgate University, BA
Romero Laboratory

Victoria Brown

Victoria Brown
(PhD student, 4th year)
Providence College, BS
Northeastern University, MS
Blueprint Industries

Andrew Clark

Andrew Clark
(PhD student, 4th year)
Harvard University, BA
Tytell Laboratory

Jacob Dayton

Jacob Dayton
(PhD student, 4th year)
Eastern Connecticut State University, BS
Dopman Laboratory

Tyler Maclay

Tyler Maclay
(PhD student, 4th year)
Regis College, BA
Freudenreich Laboratory

Lara Maggs

Lara Maggs
(PhD student, 4th year)
University of Pennsylvania, BA
University of Pennsylvania, MS
McVey Laboratory

Chiara Masnovo

Chiara Masnovo
(PhD student, 4th year)
University of Vienna, BS
University of Vienna, MS
Mirkin Laboratory

Alyssa Murray

Alyssa Murray
(PhD student, 4th year)
SUNY at Binghamton, B.AS.
Dopman Laboratory

Vasilios Nanos

Vasilios Nanos
(PhD student, 4th year)
University of Hamburg, BS
Levin Laboratory

Jessie Thuma

Jessie Thuma
(PhD student, 4th year)
University of Virginia, BS
Starks Laboratory

YEAR 3

Sean Brennan

Sean Brennan
(PhD student, 3rd year)
University of Madison-Wisconsin, BA
Freudenreich Laboratory

Gayathri Kondakath

Gayathri Kondakath
(PhD student, 3rd year)
IISER Pune, MA
Trimmer Laboratory

Jonah Levy

Jonah Levy
(PhD student, 3rd year)
Williams College, BA
Reed Laboratory

Headshot of Liangzi Li

Liangzi Li
(PhD student, 3rd year)
Tongi University, BA
Northeastern University, MA
Mirkin Laboratory

Nicholas Woodward

Nicholas Woodward
(PhD student, 3rd year)
University of Wisconsin-Madison, BA
McVey Laboratory

YEAR 2

Alejandro Calderon

Alejandro Calderon
(PhD student, 2nd year)
Universidad Icesi, BS
Uricchio Laboratory

Polina Feschenko

Polina Feschenko
(PhD student, 2nd year)
Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst, BS
Freudenreich Laboratory

Gizem Gumuskaya

Gizem Gumuskaya
(PhD student, 2nd year)
Tech. Univ. Istanbul, BS
M.I.T, MS
Levin Laboratory

Kasturi Lele

Kasturi Lele
(PhD student, 2nd year)
Indian Inst. Of Science Education, BS, MS
Uricchio Laboratory

Nicolas Louw

Nicolas Louw
(PhD student, 2nd year)
Univ. of Stellenbosch, BS
Univ. of Georgia, MS
Wolfe Laboratory

Nicholas Mandel

Nicholas Mandel
(PhD student, 2nd year)
Univ. of Central Florida, BS
Mirkin Laboratory

Sarah McGeady

Sarah ‘SJ’ McGeady
(PhD student, 2nd year)
College of William and Mary, BS
George University, MS
Uricchio Laboratory

Bradley Pedro

Bradley Pedro
(PhD student, 2nd year)
UMass Amherst, BS
Romero Laboratory

Rachel Riccio

Rachel Riccio
(PhD student, 2nd year)
Depaul University, BS
Romero Laboratory

Jiayue Tai

Jiayue ‘Nicole’ Tai
(PhD student, 2nd year)
Brandeis University, BS, MS
Kao Laboratory

YEAR 1

Tufts sign

Sydney Addorisio
(PhD student, 1st year)
Salem State University, BS

Tufts sign

Kayla Curameng
(PhD student, 1st year)
Western New England College, BS

Tufts sign

Kevin Headrick
(PhD student, 1st year)
University of Colorado Boulder, BA
MIT, MS

Tufts sign

Denyelle Kilgour
(PhD student, 1st year)
University of New Hampshire, BS
Kennesaw State University, MS

Masters Students

* Asterisk denotes semester of matriculation

Open Choice Masters Students

Tufts sign

Alec Andrews - Fall 2021*
Northeastern University, BS

Sheila Chan

Sheila Chan – Fall 2021*
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, BA

Christopher Curran

Christopher Curran - Fall 2021*
Tufts University, BS

Nora de Boer

Nora De Boer - Fall 2021*
Roanoke College, BS

Rose Engel

Beatrice 'Rose' Engel – Fall 2021*
University of George, BS

Yuqi Guo

Yuqi 'Ruby' Guo - Fall 2021*
Cornell University, BS

Lauren Hamilton

Lauren Hamilton – Fall 2021*
Temple University, BS

Tufts sign

Sean Irwin - Fall 2021*
Vassar College, BS

Tusneem Janoudi

Tusneem Janoudi - Fall 2021*
Emmanuel College, BS

Grace Jia

Rei (Grace) Jia – Fall 2021*
University of Vermont, BS

James Kessler

James Kessler - Fall 2021*
College of Charleston, BS

Rebecca Kuttner

Rebecca Kuttner - Fall 2021*
Saint Michaels College, BS

Grace Lovett

Grace Lovett – Fall 2021*
Rhodes College, BS

Kaitlin Muccio

Kaitlin Muccio - Fall 2021*
Franklin & Marshall, BS

Krishna Muhundan

Krishna Muhundan - Fall 2021*
University of Florida, BS

Tufts sign

Robert Price – Fall 2021*
Holy Cross, BS

Liam Stolpe

Liam Stolpe - Fall 2021*
Eastern Connecticut State, BS

Ken Tsheowang

Ken Tsheowang - Fall 2021*
Georgia Southern University, BS

Tufts sign

Kendra Vieira – Fall 2021*
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, BS

Tufts sign

Yirou Wang - Fall 2021*
Jilin University, BS

Jacky Zhang

Jacky Zhang – Fall 2021*

Tufts sign

Tian Zhao - Fall 2021*
Boston University, BS

Tufts sign

Amari Powell - Spring 2021*
Our Lady of Elms, BS

Tufts sign

Joel Rheaume – Spring 2021*
Boston University, BS

Tufts sign

Jessica Pondish - Spring 2021*
Boston University, BS

Lauren Salerno

Lauren Salerno - Spring 2021*
Roger Williams University, BS

Tufts sign

Karan Tandon – Spring 2021*
Skidmore College, BS

Christopher Bope

Christopher Bope - Fall 2020*
College of Wooster, BS

Brian Olshaw

Brian Olshaw – Fall 2018*
University of New Hampshire, BS

Combined Degree Masters Students

* Asterisk denotes semester of matriculation

Tufts sign

Reina Ashizawa - Fall 2021*
Tufts University

Atef Fayed

Atef Fayed – Fall 2021*
Tufts University

Leonard Fiannaca

Leonard Fiannaca - Fall 2021*
Tufts University