PEOPLE

FULL WEISS LAB ALUMNI ROSTER

POST DOCTORAL FELLOWS
Kelly Hume, D.V.M. (College of Veterinary Medicine Clinical Fellow); currently Assistant Professor, Dept. of Clinical Sciences, Cornell University
Amy Lyndaker, Ph.D.; currently Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, Ithaca College
Erin Daugherity, D.V.M. (College of Veterinary Medicine Clinical Fellow); currently Clinical Veterinarian, CARE, Cornell University

GRADUATE STUDENTS
Min Zhu (Field of Comparative Biomedical Sciences) Awarded Ph.D. in January 2007 “Essential roles for the mouse checkpoint protein Hus1 in the maintenance of genomic integrity and DNA damage responses”
Xia Xu (Field of Environmental Toxicology) Awarded Ph.D. in March 2009 “Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis and Lung Tumorigenesis Caused By Ribonucleotide Reductase Deregulation”
Jennifer Page (Field of Genetics and Development) Awarded Ph.D. in December 2010 “Effects of Deregulation of Ribonucleotide Reductase in Mice”
Stephanie Yazinski (Field of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology), Awarded Ph.D. in June 2010 “Roles For the DNA Damage Checkpoint Protein HUS1 in Tissue Homeostasis and Tumor Suppression”

VETERINARY STUDENTS
Amy Cassano, Cornell University (Cornell University Veterinary Investigator Program)
Cheri Grigg, Cornell University (Cornell University Veterinary Investigator Program)
Emily Jeanes, University of Liverpool (Cornell Leadership Program)
Sanne Hugen, Utrecht University (Cornell Leadership Program)
Catherine Diggins, Cornell University (Cornell Leadership Program)
Hilary Hu, University of Sydney (Cornell Leadership Program)
Aria Hill, Cornell University (Cornell University Veterinary Investigator Program)

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS
Joshua Levy (Cornell Presidential Scholar)- Graduated May 2004
Huizi Chen– Graduated May 2005
Peter Levitt (Cornell Hughes Summer Scholar)- Graduated May 2005, with highest honors
Alain Douchinsky (Cornell Hughes Summer Scholar)- Graduated May 2006
Scott Millman (Cornell Presidential Scholar)- Graduated May 2007
Kelly Ong, exchange student, University of West England third year placement program
Elmer Cheng Hung Lin (Cornell Presidential Scholar) – Graduated Class of 2008
Peter Westcott (Cornell Hughes Summer Scholar) – Graduated May 2008, with high honors
Rinti Mukherjee (Cornell Presidential Scholar) – Graduated May 2009, with honors
Young Lu (Cornell Presidential Scholar) – Graduated May 2009
Ja Ryung Cho – Graduated Class of 2010
Craig Wang – Graduated Class of 2010
Sarah Lagedrost (Cornell Hughes Summer Scholar; American Heart Association Undergraduate Fellowship recipient)– Graduated May 2009
Tiffany Shand (Cornell Leadership Alliance Program)
Amr El Haraki (Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar Exchange Program)
Lee Gerwitz (Cornell Hughes Summer Scholar) –Graduated May 2010, with high honors
Josette Pierre– Graduated Class of 2011
Angie Torres (Cornell Leadership Alliance Program)
Alina Ali– Class of 2011 (Cornell Undergraduate Stem Cell Trainee)- Graduated May 2011 with Distinction
Jamie Roden– Class of 2012 (Cornell Undergraduate Stem Cell Trainee)
Shellese Cannonier (Cornell Leadership Alliance Program)
Ahmed Al Saei (Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar Exchange Program)
Aaron Cohen– Class of 2012
Ayman Al Jurdi (Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar Exchange Program)

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Josh Darfler (Lansing High School, Authentic Scientific Research Program)
Anand Ramanathan (Research Apprenticeship in Biological Sciences Program)
Lucy Duan (Ithaca High School)
Yousuf Kharal (Research Apprenticeship in Biological Sciences Program)