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

Umesh Choudhary

2016

Postdoc, University of Massachusetts

Prof. Brian Northrop

Daniel A. Obenchain

2016

Humboldt Research Fellowship, Postdoc, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prof. Jens Grabow

Professor Stewart Novick

Duminda Ranasinghe

2016

Postdoc, University of Florida

Professors Petersson and Frisch

Harikrushan Ranpura

2016

Therapeutic Proteins International, Chicago

Prof. Philip Bolton

Kevin Barry 2015 Assistant Professor, Southern Connecticut State University Prof. Erika Taylor
Breanna Craft 2015 Assistant Professor, Middlesex Community College Prof. T. David Westmoreland
Daniel Czyzyk 2015 Postdoc, Yale University Prof. Erika A. Taylor
Jessica Dworak 2015 Chemist, NanoViricides Inc. Prof. Michael A. Calter
Brittany Long 2015 Professor, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas Prof. Stewart E. Novick
Merry Smith 2015 Postdoc at Dartmouth College Prof. Brian H. Northrop
Andrew Moreno 2014  Postdoc at the Harvard Medical School Prof. Joseph L.Knee
Ronak Tilvawala 2014 Postdoc, University of Massachussetts Medical School Prof. Rex F. Pratt
Venkatash Nemmara 2014 Postdoc, University of Massachussetts Medical School Prof. Rex F. Pratt
Liudmila Dzhekieva 2013 Postdoc, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NYC Prof. Rex F. Pratt
Daniel Frohman 2013 Postdoc, Old Dominion University Prof. Stewart E. Novick
Alexander Korotkov 2013 Postdoc, Dartmouth College, Department of Chemistry Prof. Michael A. Calter
Anthony Davis  2012  Prof. Albert J. Fry
Andrea Roberts  2011  Wesleyan University, Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry  Prof. Joseph W. Bruno
Yuegao Huang 2011 Postdoc, Yale Medical School Prof. Irina M. Russu
Na Li  2011  Returned to China  Prof. Michael A. Calter
Sattanathan Paramasivan  2010  ARMGO Pharma Inc., New York  Prof. Philip H. Bolton
Ericka Barnes   2010   Assistant Professor, Southern State University and Visiting Scholar Wesleyan University  Prof. George A. Petersson
Xiaomei Zheng  2010  Albany State University, Georgia Faculty  Prof. Joseph W. Bruno
Andrea Minei  2010  Assistant Professor, College of Mount St. Vincent  Prof. Stewart E. Novick
Ryan Pelto  2010  Alexion Pharmaceuticals, New Haven, CT Prof. Rex F. Pratt
Quanli Gu  2010 

Affiliated scientist, Chemistry Department, University of Oklahoma

Prof. Joseph L. Knee
Amy J. Austin  2009 
Yulia Benitex  2009  Bristol-Meyers Squibb, CT  Prof. Anne M. Baranger
Laure Dykas 2009  Research Scientist, VaxInnate Corporation  Prof. Anne M. Baranger
Alicia Every  2009  Assistant Professor, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Prof. Irina M. Russu
Congju Chen  2008  Postdoc, 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  Postdoc, Florida State University  Prof. Steward E. Novick
Senthil Perumal   2007   Ideaya Biosciences, San Francisco, CA 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   Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Wesleyan Prof. Albert J. Fry
Daniel Coman   2005   Postdoc, Diagnostic Radiology Yale University   Prof. Irina M. Russu
Ying Zhao   2004   Fisher Scientific   Prof. Anne M. Baranger
Kelly Thayer 2004

Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Mathmatics and Computere Science Department
Wesleyan University

Prof. David L. Beveridge
Jerome Shiels   2004   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  

Assistant Professor, Dept Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard University

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   Professor of Chemistry and Associate Dean of School of Arts and Sciences, Susquehanna University 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    
John Anderson   2001   Jacobus Pharmaceutical Company Prof. Rex F. Pratt
Xiangyang Xuan   2000   Scientist, Talecris Biotherapeutics, NC    
Vasilios Marathias   2000   Postdoc, Wyeth Labs   Prof. Philip H. Bolton 
David Malick   2000   Postdoc, 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   MIT Lincoln Laboratory Prof. Joseph L. Knee
Michaeleen Munrow   1999   Chemistry Teacher, Norwalk Public School, CT   Prof. Stewart E. Novick
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   Postdoc, 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   Postdoc, Harvard University   Prof. Stewart E. Novick
B. Thiyagarajan   1996   Postdoc, 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
    
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   Postdoc, Yale University Prof. Philip H. Bolton
Harry Brielmann   1995  

Postdoc, University of Michigan  

Prof. Peter Jacobi