Previous Members

Former Doctoral Students

Anna C. Cummings, Ph.D. – currently substitute science teacher, Nashville, TN
Laura N. D’Aoust, Ph.D. – currently Residency Program, Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical School
Mary F. Davis, Ph.D. – currently Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology, Brigham Young University
Holli H. Dilks, Ph.D. – currently Director of Personalized Medicine Operations, Sarah Cannon Cancer Center
Joshua D. Hoffman, Ph.D. – currently Research Scientist, GlaxoSmithKline
Shannon J. Kenealy Carter, Ph.D., J.D. – currently Vice President, Intellectual Property, Arena Pharmaceuticals
Xueying Sharon Liang, M.D., Ph.D., M.S. – currently Staff Scientist, Food and Drug Administration
Tricia A. Thornton-Wells, Ph.D. – currently Director, Clinical Biomarkers, Translational Medicine, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Kylee L. Spencer, Ph.D., M.S. – currently Associate Professor, Biology, Heidelberg University, Ohio
Olivia Veatch, Ph.D. – currently Research Fellow, Center for Sleep & Circadian Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Rebecca Zuvich Essner, Ph.D. – currently Research Scientist, Center for CREATION Health Research, Florida Hospital

Former Postdoctoral Fellows

William S. Bush, Ph.D. – currently Associate Professor, Population & Quantitative Health Sciences, Case Western Reserve University
Mariusz Butkiewicz, Ph.D. – currently Assistant Scientist, Biomedical and Translational Informatics, Geisinger Health System
Jessica Cooke Bailey, Ph.D., M.A. – currently Assistant Professor, Population & Quantitative Health Sciences, Case Western Reserve University
Daniel Hahs, Ph.D. – currently Senior Research Fellow, Free Innovations
Peter Hedera, M.D. – currently Associate Professor, Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Stephen, Lee, M.D., Ph.D. – currently Assistant Professor, Neurology, Dartmouth Medical School
Jacob L. McCauley, Ph.D. – currently Associate Professor, Human Genetics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Michael McKenna, M.D. – currently Professor, Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Jill Murrell, Ph.D. – currently Clinical Molecular Genetics Fellow, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Richard Parad, M.D. – currently Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital
Nicole A. Restrepo, Ph.D. – currently Assistant Scientist, Biomedical and Translational Informatics, Geisinger Health System
Sandra P. Smieszek, Ph.D.
Kylee Spencer, Ph.D. – currently Associate Professor, Biology, Heidelberg University, Ohio
Brian L. Yaspan, Ph.D. – currently Scientist, Genentech
James Trofatter, Ph.D. – currently Interning teacher, Trillium Awakening
Peter Wilson, Ph.D. – currently Research Partnership Manager, University of Queensland