BTP Students

Francesca Ansonfrancesca-copyNIH Trainee 2016-18
fanson@umass.edu
Graduate Program: Chemistry
Lab: Jeanne Hardy and Sankaran Thayumanavan
Research Interests:  Characterize and expand the formulation of potent apoptosis inducing nanogels using combinations of enzymes and small molecule therapeutics for targeted delivery.
margaux-audettMargaux Audett, NIH Trainee 2016-18
maudett@umass.edu
Graduate Program: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Lab: Thomas Maresca
Research Interests: Kinetochore proteins in the spindle assembly checkpoint during cell division.
Cameron Butova, NIH Trainee 2015-17
cbutova@gmail.com
Graduate Program: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Lab: Scott C. Garman
Research Interests: Investigate the molecular basis of the inherited metabolic disease known as Fabry disease.
Kerianne Dobosz, UMass Fellow 2015-17
kdobosz@engin.umass.edu
Graduate Program: Chemical Engineering
Lab: Jessica Schiffman
Research Interest: Create a new generation of UF membranes with higher flux and lower operating costs for tailored biofouling and selectivity.
Di Huang
dihuang@mcb.umass.edu
Graduate Program: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Lab: Scott C. Garman
Research Interests: Understanding the structure and function of a complex of lysosomalproteins.
xiangan-copyXiangan LiUMass Fellow 2016-18
xianganli@umass.edu
Graduate Program: Chemical Engineering
Lab: Michael Henson
Research Interests: Biofilm metabolic modeling with genome-scale time and spatial resolution.
Bin Liu
binliu@chem.umass.edu
Graduate Program: Polymer chemistry and physics
Lab: Sankaran Thayumanavan
Research Interests: Biomolecular delivery and targeted immunotherapy.
Safia Omer, UMass Fellow 2015-17
somer@mcb.umass.edu
Graduate Program: Biology
Lab: Wei-Lih Lee
Research Interest: Research spindle dynamics during mitosis in budding yeast.
Bidur PaudelUMass Fellow 2015-17
bpaudel@vasci.umass.edu
Graduate Program: Veterinary and Animal Sciences
Lab: Pablo Visconti
Research Interests: Structural studies of protein kinases.
 Poonam Phalak, UMass Fellow 2015-17
pphalak@umass.edu
Graduate Program: Chemical Engineering
Lab: Michael Henson
Research Interests: Biofilm metabolic modeling with genome-scale time and spatial resolution.
heather-sherman-original-copy_btpHeather Sherman, NIH Trainee 2016-18
hsherman@umass.edu
Graduate Program: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Lab: Barbara Osborne and Lisa Minter
Research Interests: Spatiotemporal analyses of signaling cascades in activated CD8 T cells.
 ning_btpNing-Hsuan Tseng, UMass Fellow 2016-18
ntseng@umass.edu
Graduate Program: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Lab: Shelly Peyton
Research Interests: Drug-mediated evolutionary genomics in breast cancer.