Chemistry

Ph.D. Graduates in Chemistry


Graduates of Wesleyan's Ph.D. program have an excellent record of obtaining first-rate academic and industrial positions.
Name   Post-Graduation Position Wesleyan Mentor
Andrew Moreno 2014 Prof. Joseph Knee
Ronak Tilvawala 2014 Postdoc, Texas A&M University, College Station, Department of Chemistry Prof. Rex Pratt
Venkatash Nemmara 2014 Postdoc, Texas A&M University, College Station, Department of Chemistry Prof. Rex Pratt
Liudmila Dzhekieva 2013 Postdoc, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NYC Prof. Rex Pratt
Daniel Frohman 2013 Postdoc, Old Dominion University Prof. Stewart Novick
Alexander Korotkov 2013 Postdoc, Dartmouth College, Department of Chemistry Prof. Michael Calter
Anthony Davis  2012  New Haven University, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering  Prof. Albert Fry
Andrea Roberts  2011  Wesleyan University, Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry  Prof. Joseph Bruno
Yuegao Huang 2011 Postdoc, Yale Medical School Prof. Irina Russu
Na Li  2011  Returned to China  Prof. Michael Calter
Sattanathan Paramasivan  2010  ARMGO Pharma Inc., New York  Prof. Philip Bolton
Ericka Barnes   2010   Assistant Professor, Southern State University   Prof. George Petersson
Xiaomei Zheng  2010  Albany State University, Georgia Faculty  Prof. Joseph Bruno
Andrea Minei  2010  Assistant Professor, College of Mount St. Vincent  Prof. Stewart Novick
Ryan Pelto  2010  Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Cheshire, CT Prof. Rex Pratt
Quanli Gu  2010  Post Doctoral Fellowship
JILA, University of Colorado, Boulder 
Prof. Joseph L. Knee
Amy J. Austin  2009  Prof. George A. Petersson
Yulia Benitex  2009  Bristol-Meyers Squibb, CT  Prof. Anne M. Baranger
Laure Dykas#160; 2009  Research Scientist
VaxInnate Corporation 
Prof. Anne M. Baranger
Alicia Every  2009  Assistant Professor, Univeristy of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Prof. Irina M. Russu
Congju Chen  2008  Postdoctoral Fellowship
Columbia University, Medical Center, MRI Div. 
Prof. Irina M. Russu
Sudipta Majumdar  2008  Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Indiana University of Pennsylvania Prof. Rex F. Pratt
Xin Wu  2008  Postdoctoral Fellowship
Florida State University 
Prof. Steward E. Novick
Senthil Perumal   2007   Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of Pennsylvania  
Prof. Rex F. Pratt
Sergei Ponomarev   2007   Research Associate, SPI Prof. David L. Beveridge
Helen Josephine   2006   FORMA Therapeutics, Boston, MA Prof. Rex Pratt
Wei Lin   2006   Assistant Professor
University of Saint Mary, Leavenworth, KS  
Prof. Stewart E. Novick
Zhaohui Yan   2006   Returned to China before seeking a postdoctoral fellowship in Boston   Prof. Anne M. Baranger
LaTorya Hicks   2005   Assistant Professor
Lane College, Jackson, TN  
Prof. Albert J. Fry
Daniel Coman   2005   Postdoctoral Fellowship
Diagnostic Radiology Yale Univ.  
Prof. Irina M. Russu
Ying Zhao   2004   Fisher Scientific   Prof. Anne M. Baranger
Jerome Shiels   2004   Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of Washington Medical School  
Prof. Anne M. Baranger
Rajesh Nagarajan   2004   Assistant Professor of Chemistry Boise State University Prof. Rex F. Pratt
Lu Kang   2004   Assistant Professor
Union College, Dept. of Natural Sciences  
Prof. Stewart E. Novick
Hari Arthanari   2004   Postdoctoral Fellowship
Harvard Medical School  
Prof. Phillip H. Bolton
Sen Wang   2003   Research Assistant
Johns Hopkins University  
Prof. T. David Westmoreland
Ranganathan Subramanian   2003   Visiting Assistant Professor
New School of Florida, FL  
Prof. Stewart E. Novick
Bozidar Yerkovic   2002   Sr. Research Assistant
Rosetta Inpharmatics-Merck Co., WA  
 
Sanjai Kumar   2002   Associate Professor of Chemistry at Queens College, CUNY   Prof. Rex F. Pratt
Jason Bell   2002   University of Cincinnati College of Medicine   Prof. Rex F. Pratt
Swarna Basu   2002   Postdoctoral Fellowship
UConn Health Center  
Prof. Joseph L. Knee
Agnes Xu   2001     Prof. T. David Westmoreland
Nilardi Sarker   2001   Research Scientist
University of Arizona  
Prof. Joseph W. Bruno
Yong Xing Liu   2001   Postdoctoral Fellowship
Wesleyan University  
 
John Anderson   2001   Jacobus Pharmaceutical Company Prof. Rex F. Pratt
Xiangyang Xuan   2000   Scientist
Talecris Biotherapeutics, NC  
 
Vasilios Marathias   2000   Postdoctoral Fellowship
Wyeth Labs  
Prof. Philip H. Bolton 
David Malick   2000   Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of Illinois  
Prof. George A. Petersson
Prudencio Herradura   2000   Senior Scientist
Vicuron Pharmaceuticals, CA  
Prof. Peter Jacobi 
Timothy Shea   1999   Chemist
Pennzoil-Quaker State  
Prof. T. David Westmoreland
Jonathon Pitts   1999   Research Scientist
Dartmouth College, NH  
Prof. Joseph L. Knee
Michaeleen Munrow   1999   Chemistry Teacher
Norwalk Public School, CT  
 
Hui Liu   1999     Prof. Peter Jacobi
Naixin Li   1999   Computer scientist
Boston  
Prof. Rex F. Pratt
Danping Li   1998   Research Chemist
Bristol-Meyers Squibb  
Prof. Wallace C. Pringle
Kyungae Lee   1998   Senior Scientist
Neurogen Corporation, MA  
Prof. Peter Jacobi
Hsiang-Chuan Kung   1998   Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of California, San Francisco  
Prof. Phillip H. Bolton
Margaret Kerr   1998   Professor of Chemistry, Worcester State College, MA   Prof. Joseph W. Bruno
Sheila Hauck   1998   Research Chemist
AstraZeneca R&D, Boston  
Prof. Peter Jacobi
Norriel Nipales   1997   Professor
University of Philippines, Los Baños  
Prof. T. David Westmoreland
Ronald Lewis   1997   Senior Scientist
Discovery Partners International, CA  
Prof. Susan Sobolov
Kieran Curley   1997   Schein Pharmaceuticals, NY   Prof. Rex F. Pratt
Wei Chen   1997   Postdoctoral Fellowship
Harvard University  
Prof. Stewart E. Novick
B. Thiyagarajan   1996   Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of Iowa  
Prof. Joseph W. Bruno
W. D. Ranjith Premasiri   1996   Research Assistant
Photonics Center, Boston University  
Prof. Wallace C. Pringle
Mihaela Leonida   1996   Professor, Fairleigh-Dickinson University   Prof. Albert J. Fry
Xu Zhang   1995   Research Scientist
International Rectifier Inc.  
 
Yang Xu   1995   Merck, New Jersey Prof. Rex F. Pratt
Angela Hight Walker   1995   Research Chemist
Natl. Inst. of Standards and Technology  
Prof. Stewart E. Novick
Suganthi Balasubramanian   1995   Postdoctoral Fellowship
Yale University
Prof. Philip H. Bolton
Harry Brielmann   1995  

Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of Michigan  

Prof. Peter Jacobi