Fellows

Daniel Alvarez

Daniel earned a BS in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering from Boston University in 2014. He is a BME PhD student in Dr. David Katz's Lab.

Korie Bush

Korie Earned a BS in biology from Cornell University in 2014. He is a PhD student in the Sullenger Lab. 

Charlene Chabata

Charlene earned her BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Brown University in 2016. She is currently a PhD student in Dr. Bruce Sullenger’s Lab.

Rachel Chapla

Rachel earned a BS in Textile Engineering from North Carolina State University in 2015.  She is a PhD student in Dr. Jennifer West's Lab.

Kasie Collins

Kasie earned a BS in Biochemistry and a BA in Chemistry from Eastern Carolina University in 2012. She is currently being co-advised by Dr. Brent Hoffman and Dr. Jennifer West.

John Decker

John earned a B.S. in neuroscience from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2016. He is a Ph.D. student in the Lynch lab.

Daniel French

Dan earned both a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Purdue University and a BS in Chemistry from Butler in 2014. He is a PhD student in the Zauscher Lab.

Chelsea Fries

Chelsea received her BS in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Chemistry from Northwestern University in 2016. She is a PhD student in Joel Collier’s group.

Veronica Gough

Veronica earned a BS in Bioengineering from Rice University in 2016. She is a PhD student in the Gersbach Lab.

Kelly Hainline

Kelly earned a BE in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University in 2016. She is a PhD student in the Collier lab.

Jennifer Hennigan

Jennifer earned a BS in Chemistry from Stetson University in 2015. She is a PhD student in the Lynch lab.

Garrett Kelly

Garrett earned a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University in 2014. He is a PhD student in the Chilkoti lab

Tyler Klann

Tyler earned a BS and MS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2014. He is a PhD student in the Gersbach Lab.

Alexander McCumber

Alex earned a BS in Biochemistry from Oklahoma Christian University and a MS in Environmental Science from the University of Oklahoma. He is a PhD student in Claudia Gunsch's lab.

Emily McFadden

Emily earned a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Richmond in 2013. She is a PhD student in Amanda Hargrove's Lab.

Romel Menacho-Melgar

Romel, originally from Peru, obtained his B.S. from the University of South Carolina at Columbia in May 2013. He then started his PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Duke under the supervision of Dr. Gabriel Lopez. As of July 2015, Romel has joined the lab of Dr. Michael Lynch.

Tejank Shah

Tejank earned a BS in Materials Science and a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Carngie Mellon in 2014. He is a PhD student in Dr. Stefan Zauscher's Lab.

Aline Umuhire Juru

Aline earned a B.A. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Hendrix College (Conway, AR) in 2015. She is a PhD student in Dr. Amanda Hargrove’s Lab.

Ellen Weburg

Ellen earned a BA in Engineering Science and BE in Biomedical Engineering from Dartmouth College in 2014. She is a PhD student in Dr. George Truskey's Lab.