Perera Lab Alumni

Riley Diane
Riley Roberts

Student Researcher (2020)

Where did they go from here?
Exploring life

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Carley McAlister, MS

Research Associate I (2020)

Where did they go from here?
Laboratory specialist 2 (field ops), Light House Labs Services

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Lea Chen

Student Researcher (2019-2020)

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Joshua Olderhoff

Student Researcher (2020)

Katherine Porebski

Student Researcher (2019-2020)

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Elena Lian, B.Sc.

Undergraduate Research Assistant (2016-2019)
Research Associate (2019-2020)

Where did they go from here?
Ph.D. Graduate Program, Colorado State University

Chasity Trammel
Chasity Trammel, B.Sc.

Visiting Graduate Student (2020)

Where did they go from here?
Continuing her Ph.D. at WSU

Kirty Krieger
Kirsten Krieger, B.Sc.

Undergraduate Student (2017-2018)
Research Associate (2018-2019)

Where did they go from here?
Ph.D. Graduate Program, University of Illinois, Chicago

Caroline Montgomery
Caroline Montgomery, B.Sc.

Undergraduate Honors Student (2015-2019)

Where did they go from here?
Scribe, Emergency Department at Swedish and Rose Medical Centers
Applying to Medical School

Aritra Naag
Aritra Naag, GED

High School Student Researcher (2017-2019)

Where did they go from here?
Case Western Reserve University (BSc-MD Program)

Nunya Chotiwan
Nunya Chotiwan, Ph.D.

Graduate Student (2013-2018)

Where did they go from here?
Post-doctoral Fellow, Umea University

Rebekah Gulberg
Rebekah Gulberg, Ph.D.

Graduate Student (2014-2018)

Where did they go from here?
Post-doctoral Fellow, Stanford University

Stephanie Mills
Stephanie Mills, B.Sc.

Undergraduate Honors Student (2014-2018)
Honors Student of the Year
ASM Undergraduate Fellow

Where did they go from here?
Post-bac NIH/RML (2018-2020)
MD/PhD Student - Medical University of South Carolina (2020)

Anna Pollard
Anna Pollard, DVM

Veterinary Summer Scholars Program (Summer 2018)

Where did they go from here?
USDA Smith Kilborne Foreign Animal Disease Training Program for Veterinary Students
Biosafety Level 4 Animal Disease Research Center, Plum Island
Colorado Theta Chapter of Phi Zeta National Honor Society in Veterinary Medicine
DVM Program, 2021, Colorado State University

Jenna Read
Jenna Read, B.Sc.

Undergraduate Honors Student (2017-2018)

Where did they go from here?
Hill HIV Cure Center, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Sachini Fernando
Sachini Fernando, Ph.D.

Visiting Graduate Student (2016 & 2017)
University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka

Where did they go from here?
Lecturer, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka

Mathew Sabel
Mathew Sabel, B.Sc.

Undergraduate Student (2016-2017)

Where did they go from here?
Clinical Assistant, National Jewish Health

Meghan Tettleton
Meghan Tettleton, B.Sc.

Undergraduate Student (2016-2017)

Where did they go from here?
Industry

Sheena Francis
Sheena Francis, Ph.D.

Visiting Post-doctoral Fellow
University of the West Indies, Jamaica
(Fall 2015 & 2016)

Where did they go from here?
Research Fellow, Natural Products Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

Dayton Pierce
Dayton Pierce, M.Sc.

Masters Student (2015-2016)

Where did they go from here?
Ph.D. Graduate Program, Colorado State University (2016 - Current)

John Shannon
John Shannon, B.Sc.

Undergraduate Student (2015-2016)

Where did they go from here?
Post-Bac, NIH/RML
PhD Graduate Program, Oxford-NIH

Morgan Vance
Morgan Vance, B.Sc.

Undergraduate Student (2015-2016)

Where did they go from here?
Instrument Specialist and Lab Manager, Department of Biology, Air Force Academy

Kimberley Anderson
Kimberley Anderson, M.Sc.

Masters Student (2013-2014)
Research Associate (2014-2015)

Where did they go from here?
Staff Scientist, Center for Disease Control and Prevention
BioMARC

Katherine Menning, M.Sc.

Masters Student (2014 - 2015)

Where did they go from here?
BioMARC
Cogenix
Applying to Medical School

Jordan Steele
Jordan Steele, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral Fellow (2014-2015)

Where did they go from here?
Assistant Professor, CSU-Pueblo (2015-2018)
Professor of Biology, US Air Force Academy (2018 - Current)

Eleanor Howe
Eleanor Howe, DVM

Edinburgh University
Veterinary Summer Scholars Program (Summer 2014)

Where did they go from here?
Graduated and changing the world