Joseph Cannizzo

Undergraduate research student, Biological Sciences, 2014-2015

Currently: Teaching in AmeriCorps

Annie Chau

Major: Bioengineering

  Lindsey Crawford, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 2010-2015

Research focus: Designing drug delivery systems capable of exploiting P-glycoprotein at the blood brain barrier for targeted drug delivery.

Currently: Postdoctoral fellow, Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert Lab, Washington University in St. Louis

Cassandra Guarino, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013-2015

Research focus: Controlled release vaccine design.

Currently: Extension Associate for Serology, Animal Health Diagnostic Center, Cornell University

  Jānis Lejnieks, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013-2014

Research focus: Bio-inspired design and synthesis of associative amphiphilic statistical copolymers.

Currently: Research Fellow, University of Michigan

Tiffany Leung

Undergraduate research student, 2011-2014; M.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering, 2014-2015

Research focus: Hepatitis C vaccine development utilizing bacterial outer membrane vesicles.

Currently: Research Associate, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Catalina Pagan

Major: Bioengineering

  Garrett Rappazzo

M.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering, 2014; Visiting scientist, spring 2015

Research focus: Universal influenza vaccine development using bacterially derived outer membrane vesicles.

Currently: Ph.D. student in Biological Engineering, Michael Birnbaum Lab, MIT

Joseph Rosenthal, Ph.D

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, 2010-2014

Research focus: Engineered outer membrane vesicles derived from probiotic Escherichia coli Nissle 1917 s recobinant subunit antigen carriers For the development of pathogen-mimetic vaccines.

Currently: Medical student, Harvard Medical School

  Mingchee Tan, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, 2009-2014

Research focus: The synthesis, characterization and application of polymer brushes mimicking lubricin’s structure and function for use as a biolubricant

Currently: Chief Technology Officer at Dynamic Boundaries Inc.

Nicole Ricapito, PhD

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, 2010-2016

Research focus: Synthesis, Design, and Kinetic Analysis of Dihydroxyacetone-Based Polymers for Amine Reactive Surface Applications

Currently: Zymergen, Inc.

José Rios, PhD

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, 2010-2016

Research focus: Design and Development of Synthetic Polymeric Materials for Drug Delivery Applications

Bailey Cooper, PhD

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, 2009-2016

Research focus: Polymers for nucleic acid delivery

Currently: Faculty at Virginia Tech

Hannah Watkins, PhD

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, 2012-2016

Research focus: Development of E. coli derived outer membrane vesicles as vaccine adjuvants.

Currently: Postdoctoral Associate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jaclyn Higgins

B.S. in Biological Engineering, 2012-2016
M.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering, 2016-2017

Currently: Research Associate at Moderna Therapeutics

Aditya Misra

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, 2013-2017

Currently: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Can Zhou, Ph.D.

Research focus: Lubricin-mimetic polymer Brushes

Zhexun Sun, Ph.D.

PhD in Biomedical Engineering, 2018

Research focus: Synthesis and design of polymers for lubrication of biointerfaces

Beatrice Awasthi

M.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering, 2018

Currently: PhD student at Harvard University

Jenna Chong

M.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering, 2018


Hannah Childs

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, 2018

Currently: PhD student at Columbia University


Stephen Spittler

M.Eng. in Chemical Engineering, 2019

Currently: Merck

Ashley Kim

B.S. in Chemistry, 2010

Currently: Weill Cornell Medicine


Sarah Snyder, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, 2020

Currently: Postdoctoral Associate at University of Washington




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