Current Graduate Students

PhD Students

YEAR 6

Jaylee Boer

Jaylee Boer
(PhD student, 6th year)
University of Edinburgh, BS
Freudenreich Laboratory

Brendan Carson

Brendan Carson
(PhD student, 6th year)
Univ. of Michigan-Ann Arbor, BS
Michigan State University, MS
Orians Laboratory

Adam Eichenwald

Adam Eichenwald
(PhD student, 6th year)
Bowdoin College, BA
Yale University, MS
Reed Laboratory

Emilie Jones

Emilie Jones
(PhD student, 6th year)
Smith College, BA
McLaughlin Laboratory

Nathaniel Murphy

Atticus Murphy
(PhD student, 6th year)
University of Toronto, BS
Crone Laboratory

Ben Tidswell

Ben Tidswell
(PhD student, 6th year)
Vassar College, BA
Tytell Laboratory 

Angela Tung

Angela Tung
(PhD student, 6th year)
Boston University, BA
Levin Laboratory

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Jessica Wright-Lichter
(PhD student, 6th year)
University of Arizona BA
Rutberg Laboratory

YEAR 5

Ursula Beattie

Ursula Beattie
(PhD student, 5th year)
Colgate University, BA
Romero Laboratory

Victoria Brown

Victoria Brown
(PhD student, 5th year)
Providence College, BS
Northeastern University, MS
Blueprint Industries

Andrew Clark

Andrew Clark
(PhD student, 5th year)
Harvard University, BA
Tytell Laboratory

Jacob Dayton

Jacob Dayton
(PhD student, 5th year)
Eastern Connecticut State University, BS
Dopman Laboratory

Tyler MaClay

Tyler Maclay
(PhD student, 5th year)
Regis College, BA
Freudenreich Laboratory

Lara Maggs

Lara Maggs
(PhD student, 5th year)
University of Pennsylvania, BA
University of Pennsylvania, MS
McVey Laboratory

Chiara Masnovo

Chiara Masnovo
(PhD student, 5th year)
University of Vienna, BS
University of Vienna, MS
Mirkin Laboratory

Alyssa Murray

Alyssa Murray
(PhD student, 5th year)
SUNY at Binghamton, B.AS.
Dopman Laboratory

Vasilios Nanos

Vasilios Nanos
(PhD student, 5th year)
University of Hamburg, BS
Levin Laboratory

Jessie Thuma

Jessie Thuma
(PhD student, 5th year)
University of Virginia, BS
Starks Laboratory

YEAR 4

Gayathri Kondakath

Gayathri Kondakath
(PhD student, 4th year)
IISER Pune, MA
Trimmer Laboratory

Jonah Levy

Jonah Levy
(PhD student, 4th year)
Williams College, BA
Reed Laboratory

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Liangzi Li
(PhD student, 4th year)
Tongi University, BA
Northeastern University, MA
Mirkin Laboratory

Nick Woodward

Nicholas Woodward
(PhD student, 4th year)
University of Wisconsin-Madison, BA
McVey Laboratory

YEAR 3

Alejandro Calderon

Alejandro Calderon
(PhD student, 3rd year)
Universidad Icesi, BS
Uricchio Laboratory

Polina Feschenko

Polina Feschenko
(PhD student, 3rd year)
Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst, BS
Freudenreich Laboratory

Gizem Gumuskaya

Gizem Gumuskaya
(PhD student, 3rd year)
Tech. Univ. Istanbul, BS
M.I.T, MS
Levin Laboratory

Kasturi Lele

Kasturi Lele
(PhD student, 3rd year)
Indian Inst. Of Science Education, BS, MS
Uricchio Laboratory

Nicolas Louw

Nicolas Louw
(PhD student, 3rd year)
Univ. of Stellenbosch, BS
Univ. of Georgia, MS
Wolfe Laboratory

Nicholas Mandel

Nicholas Mandel
(PhD student, 3rd year)
Univ. of Central Florida, BS
Mirkin Laboratory

Sarah McGeady

Sarah ‘SJ’ McGeady
(PhD student, 3rd year)
College of William and Mary, BS
George University, MS
Uricchio Laboratory

Bradley Pedro

Bradley Pedro
(PhD student, 3rd year)
UMass Amherst, BS
Romero Laboratory

Rachel Riccio

Rachel Riccio
(PhD student, 3rd year)
Depaul University, BS
Romero Laboratory

Jiayue Tai

Jiayue ‘Nicole’ Tai
(PhD student, 3rd year)
Brandeis University, BS, MS
Kao Laboratory

YEAR 2

Sydney Addorisio

Sydney Addorisio
(PhD student, 2nd year)
Salem State University, BS
Mirkin Laboratory

Kayla Curameng

Kayla Curameng
(PhD student, 2nd year)
Western New England College, BS
Hernandez Laboratory

Kevin Headrick

Kevin Headrick
(PhD student, 2nd year)
University of Colorado Boulder, BA
MIT, MEng
Orians Laboratory

Denyelle Kilgour

Denyelle Kilgour
(PhD student, 2nd year)
University of New Hampshire, BS
Kennesaw State University, MS
Romero Laboratory

Sebastian Urbano

Sebastian Urbano
(PhD student, 2nd year)
Hernandez Laboratory

YEAR 1

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Melisa Balla
(PhD student, 1st year)
Suffolk University, BS

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Kat Coburn
(PhD student, 1st year)
llinois State University, BS
University Of Illinois At Urbana, MS

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Nick D'Arrigo
(PhD student, 1st year)
Vassar College, BS

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Ming Gong
(PhD student, 1st year)
University Of California-Irvine, BS
Tufts University, MS

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Olivia Hawkins
(PhD student, 1st year)
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, BS
University Of Washington, MS

Julia Herselman

Julia Hershelman
(PhD student, 1st year)
Umass Amherst, BS

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Molly Lynch
(PhD student, 1st year)
Ohio State University, BS

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Umaojo Ojogbane
(PhD student, 1st year)
Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, BS
Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University Makurdi, MS

Margaret Rodgers

Margaret Rodgers
(PhD student, 1st year)
Fairfield University, BS

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Zaid Salah
(PhD student, 1st year)
California State University-San Marcos, BS

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Caitlin Schroeder
(PhD student, 1st year)
Harvard University Extension School, BS

Olga Usalka

Olga Usalka
(PhD student, 1st year)
First Moscow State Medical University, MD

Anya Wang

Anya Wang
(PhD student, 1st year)
Fu-Jen Catholic University, LLB
University of Rochester, MS

Steven Yu

Steven Yu
(PhD student, 1st year)
Amherst College, BA

Masters Students

* Asterisk denotes semester of matriculation

Open Choice Masters Students

Karen Dooley
Spring 2023*

Shannon Prospert
Spring 2023*

Devin Bemis
Spring 2022*

Julia Duggan
Fall 2022*

Solongo Erdenetuya
Fall 2022*

Helya Hashemian
Fall 2022*

Douglas Hazel
Fall 2022*

Dora Huang
Fall 2022*

Jamaurie James
Fall 2022*

Zhifan Jia
Fall 2022*

Joanna Kleszczewski
Fall 2022*

Glenn Leary
Fall 2022*

Jacob Levit
Fall 2022*

Jiahui Liu
Fall 2022*

Robert McDermott
Fall 2022*

Isabela Moreno
Fall 2022*

Elias Paolone
Fall 2022*

Kyona Schacht
Fall 2022*

Kevin Sherman
Spring 2022*

Isha Singh
Fall 2022*

Ben Snitkoff
Fall 2022*

Kyla Yuza
Fall 2022*

Alec Andrews
Fall 2021*
Northeastern University, BS

Jason Birri
Fall 2021*

Nora De Boer
Fall 2021*
Roanoke College, BS

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

Sean Irwin
Fall 2021*
Vassar College, BS

Tusneem Janoudi
Fall 2021*
Emmanuel College, BS

Rebecca Kuttner
Fall 2021*
Saint Michaels College, BS

Robert Price
Fall 2021*
Holy Cross, BS

Reina Ashizawa
Fall 2021*

Joel Rheaume
Spring 2021*
Boston University, BS

Lauren Salerno
Spring 2021*
Roger Williams University, BS

Karan Tandon
Spring 2021*
Skidmore College, BS