Syracuse University, Departments of Biology and Chemistry

People

Lab photo post Syracuse ALS walk – Fall 2018

The PI
  • Carlos A. Castañeda
    PhD, Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
    BA, La Salle University (Philadelphia, PA)
Postdoc
  • Thuy Dao
    PhD, Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
Graduate Students

Holly Jones, Biology (hjones08_at_syr.edu)

Yiran Yang, Chemistry, PhD Candidate (yyang85_at_syr.edu)

Tongyin Zheng, Chemistry, PhD Candidate (tzhen100_at_syr.edu)

 

Undergraduates

  • Barrington Bucknor ’22 (Biochemistry)
  • Savanna Macchio ’21 (Medicinal Chemistry)
  • Julianna Paladino ’22 (Biotechnology)
  • Julia Riley ’20 (Neuroscience, Biochemistry)

Alumni

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Emily at the 2015 Summer REU poster session!

Christine at the 2018 Summer Research Symposium @ SUNY-ESF!

AlumYears in LabLevelCurrent Position
Emily MortonREU 2015Undergraduate
(Biochemistry)
Research Technician at Peloton Therapeutics
Alexandria Remillard2014-2016Graduate (Chemistry Masters)Pfizer
Zachary Lanzar2016-2017Undergraduate (Biochemistry)Research Technician at Stanford University
Ismael Gonzalez2015-2018Undergraduate (Biochemistry, Neuroscience)Trainee, Johns Hopkins University Doctoral Diversity Program
Esther Park2016-2018Undergraduate (Biochemistry)PhD Graduate Student in the Johns Hopkins Molecular Biophysics Program (PMB)
Maria PonsREU 2017Undergraduate (Biochemistry)Research Technician @ SUNY-Upstate Medical University
Yongna Lei2016-2019Undergraduate (Biochemistry)Researcher, Cohen Lab, NIH
Christine Habjan2017-2019Undergraduate (Biotechnology)MSc Graduate Student, University of Oxford (UK)
Brian Martyniak2016 -2018Graduate (Chemistry Masters)Grober Nutrition, Quality and Regulatory Supervisor

Honorary Lab Members

Luke (born November 2015), Ava (born February 2018), Leo (born June 2019)