Where are they now?

Over the years, we have trained and worked with a large number of people with expertise in bench research and bioinformatics. We are committed to helping those who are interested to move on to graduate programs or other positions, and supporting those who stay with us long-term. Here is what some DRSC/TRiP-FGR staff members have gone on to do.

Gabriel Amador
Former visiting postgrad researcher
Entered a PhD program at Stanford University

Limmond Ayisi
Former visiting postgrad researcher
Went on to study dentistry

Roderick (Ricky) Brathwaite, Jr.
Former visiting postgrad researcher
Entered a PhD program at the Univ of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Michael Buckner
Former research staff
Went on to earn an MD degree from U Mass Worcester and now works in healthcare

Verena Chung
Former bioinformatics staff
Took a position as a research associate in computational oncology at Sage Bionetworks

Quentin Gilly
Former research staff
Earned a master's degree from the Harvard Extension School while with the DRSC and now works for the Green Labs Program at Harvard University

Pierre Merckaert
Former visiting bioinformatics master's candidate
Earned a master's degree in bioinformatics from his home institution in France, then joined Excelya to work in the area of machine learning

Fnu Nipun
Former bioinformatics master's candidate co-op
Earned a master's degree in bioinformatics at Northeastern and went on to a position at Foundation Medicine

Charles Roesel
Former bioinformatics master's candidate co-op
Earned a master's degree in bioinformatics and then completed a PhD at Northeastern

Kirstin Rudd
Former research staff
Took classes from the Harvard Extention School while with the DRSC, went on to a nursing/nurse practitioner program at Yale, and now works in healthcare

Kasia Sierzputowska
Former research staff
Entered a PhD program at the University of Exeter (UK)

Eric Vogt
Former research staff
Entered a master's degree program at Harvard Extension School

Bahar Yilmazel
Former bioinformatics master's candidate co-op
Earned a master's in bioinformatics from Northeastern and went on to a position at Foundation Medicine