Chemistry PhD’s Get Great Postdocs!

Uttar Shrestha, Ph.D. May 2019

Uttar successfully defended his thesis research conducted in the lab of Dr. William Maio on the total synthesis of (+)-Taumycin A, a cytotoxic marine macrolide and its analogs. He is currently a postdoctoral researcher at University of Michigan

Yan Zheng, Ph.D. May 2019

Yan successfully defended his thesis research conducted in the lab of Dr. Kevin Houston on the interplay of growth factor regulation and tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells. He is currently a postdoctoral researcher at University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio.

Roma Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D. May 2019

Roma successfully defended her thesis research conducted in the labs of Dr. Marat Talipov and Dr. Erik Yukl on the mechanisms of redox sensing by bacterial proteins. She is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at Washington State University.

Madison Spence, Ph.D. Dec. 2018

Madison successfully defended her thesis research conducted in the lab of Dr. Shelley Lusetti on the functions of polynucleotide phosphorylase (PNPase). She is currently a postdoctoral researcher at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN.

Durga Prasad Neupane, Ph.D. Dec. 2018

Durga successfully defended his thesis research conducted in the lab of Dr. Erik Yukl on the functions of proteins involved in bacterial zinc homeostasis. He is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at Cornell University.

 

Rishi Sapkota, Ph.D. May 2018

Rishi successfully defended his thesis research conducted in the lab of Dr. Jeff Arterburn on the development of a series of fluorescent alkene substrates with unprecedented enhanced cross-metathesis reactivity as novel labeling probes. He is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at Penn State University.