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Abdullah Abood

 

Email: aabood@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Vincent Richards


Masters Program, Microbiology

 
 

Mufida Ammar

 

Email: mmamar@clemson.edu

*T.A. from Genetics

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Louis (John) Ambrosio

 

Email:

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Antonio Baeza


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Joseph Angeloni

 
 

Email: jangelo@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor: 

Dr. Min Cao


Ph.D. Program, Microbiology

 
 

Evan Apanovitch

 

Email: eapanov@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Climate change on amphibian disease response. 

Prior Education: B.S. in Biology,     Fairfield University

Hometown: Middlebury, CT

Advisor:

Dr. Mike Sears


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences    

 
 

 Sarah Au

 
 

Email: sau@clemson.edu

Research Focus:  Toxicological effects of microplastics on aquatic invertebrates.

Prior Education: University of Maryland, BS: Environmental Science and Policy (focus: Restoration and Management)      

Hometown: Baltimore, MD

Advisor:

Dr. Steve Klaine


Ph.D. Program, Environmental Toxicology

 

 Shayesteh Beladi-Behbahani

 
 

Email: sbeladi@clemson.edu

Research Focus: 

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Jeremy Tzeng


Masters Program, Microbiology

 
 

David Buckley

 

Email:

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Xiuping Jiang


Masters Program, Microbiology

 
 

Michael Carlo

 

Email: mcarlo@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Thermal Ecology

Previous Education: Piedmont Virginia Community College, AS: Physical and Natural Sciences; University of Mary Washington, BS: Biological Sciences

Hometown: Stafford, VA

Advisor:

Dr. Mike Sears


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Hannah Cash

 
 

Email: hlcash@clemson.edu

*T.A. from BioEngineering


 
 

 Vratika Chaudhary

 
 

Email:

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor: 

Dr. David Tonkyn


Masters Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Varun Chawla

 

Email: vchawla@clemson.edu

*T.A. from BioEngineering

 


 

 

Zhao (Jack) Chen

 

Email: zchen5@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Food Microbiology

Previous Education: Shandong Agricultural University, China, BE: Bioengineering; Shandong Agricultural University, China, MS: Microbiology

Hometown: Shandong, China

Advisor:

Dr. Xiuping Jiang


Ph.D. Program, Microbiology

 
 

 Chadd Clark

 
 

Email: chaddc@clemson.edu

*T.A. from BioEngineering


 
 

 Jason Coral

 
 

Email: jcoral@clemson.edu

Research Focus:  Fate of Photoactive Titanium Dioxide in Aquatic Environments

Previous Education: West Virginia University, BS: Chemistry           

Hometown: West Chester, PA

Advisor:

Dr. Steve Klaine


Ph.D. Program,
Environmental Toxicology

 
 

Laary Cushman

 

Email: lcushma@clemson.edu

*Out of Department TA from PES

 


 
 

Kelly Diamond

 

Email: kmdiamo@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Effects of water velocity on predator-prey interactions

Previous Education: University of Central Florida, B.S., Biology

Hometown: Orlando, Florida

Advisor:

Dr. Rick Blob


Ph.D. Program,     Biological Sciences

 
 

 Hui Ding

 
 

Email: ding4@clemson.edu

Research Focus:  Functional Genomics

Previous Education: M.S. in Environmental Engineering at Peking University

Hometown: Shandong, China

Advisor:

Dr. Chin-Fu Chen


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Anne-Julie Dube

 
 

Email: adube@clemson.edu

*T.A. from Food Sciences

 


 
 

Ian Edhlund

 

Email: iedhlun@clemson.edu

Advisor:

Dr. Steve Klaine


Ph.D. Program, Environmental Toxicology

 
 

 Kathryn Elliott

 
 

Email: kschalk@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Previous Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. T. R. Scott


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

Brett Frye

 

Email: bfrye@g.clemson.edu

Research Focus: Tamarin reproductive biology and behavior

Previous Education: B.S. Chemistry, B.S. Biology Emory & Henry College; M.S. WinthropUniversity

Hometown: Saltville, VA

Advisor:

Dr. Lisa Rapaport


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

Lauren Garcia

 

Email: lgarci3@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Previous Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Sarah White


Ph.D. Program, Environmental Toxicology

 
 

Saeed (Jason) Gholamian

 

Email: sgholam@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Previous Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Barbara Campbell


Ph.D. Program, Microbiology

 
 

 Chao Gong

 
 

Email: chaog@g.clemson.edu

Research Focus: Food Microbiology

Previous Education: M.S. Clemson University, Food Science;  B.E. Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Bioengineering

Hometown: Beijing, China

Advisor:

Dr. Xiuping Jiang


Ph.D. Program, 
Microbiology

 
 

Nana Ama Gyabeng

 
 

Email: ngyaben@clemson.edu

*T.A. from Nursing



 
 

 Kaitlyn Hanley

 
 

Email: kehanle@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Previous Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. David Tonkyn


Masters Program,  Biological Sciences

 
 

Holland (Holly) Hendrick

 

Email: hollanh@clemson.edu

Advisor:

Dr. Lesly Temesvari


Masters Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Kelly Hogan

 
 

Email: hogan2@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Poeciliid Behavior

Previous Education: University of Illinois, B.S.: Integrative Biology & Environmental Science

Hometown: Orono, MN

Advisor:

Dr. Margaret Ptacek


Masters Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

Haley Houke

 

Email:

Research Focus: Cancer immunotoxicology

Prior Education: BS in Genetics, Georgia University

Hometown: Florence, AL

Advisor:

Dr. Charles Rice


Masters Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Katherine Johnson

 
 

Email:

Research Focus: Aquatic toxicology

Prior Education: MS Environmental Toxicology, Clemson University; BS Marine Biology, UNC Wilmington

Hometown: Goldsboro, NC

Advisor:

Dr. Steve Klaine


Ph.D. Program, Environmental Toxicology

 
 

Jason Joines

 

Email: joines@clemson.edu

Dr. Saara DeWalt

Advisor:

Dr. Saara DeWalt


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Kathleen Jwanowski

 
 

Email: kjwanow@clemson.edu

Research Focus: 

Previous Education:

Hometown: 

Advisor:

Dr. Tamara McNealy


Ph.D. Program, Microbiology

 
 

Andrew Kardohely

 

Email:

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Dylan Dittrich-Reed


Masters Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Sukhpreet Kaur

 
 

Email: sukhprk@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Environmental Microbiology

Previous Education: Masters in Microbiology

Hometown: Punjab, India

Advisor:

Dr. Harry Kurtz


Ph.D. Program, Microbiology

 
 

Astha Khanna

 

Email: akhanna@clemson.edu



 
 

Miranda Klees

 

Email: mklees@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Anti-pathogenic effects of nutraceuticals using the model organism C. elegans

Previous Education: B.A. with an emphasis in Biology from Coker College

Hometown: Murrells Inlet, SC

Advisor:

Dr. Min Cao


Ph.D. Program, Microbiology

 
 

 Shuzhen Kuang

 
 

Email:

Research Focus: Bioinformatics

Prior Education: Huazhong University of Science & Technology

Hometown: Henan, China

 Advisor:

Dr. Chin-Fu Chen


Ph.D. Program,     Biological Sciences

 
 

Ramiya Kumar

 

Email: ramiyak@clemson.edu

Research Focus:  Metabolic role of cytochrome P450 3A in liver and brain.

Prior Education: Bachelor of Technology, Anna University, India

Hometown: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Advisor:

Dr. Bill Baldwin


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

Kaitlyn Leonard

 

Email: kcleona@clemson.edu

Research Focus: 

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Dylan Dittrich-Reed


Masters Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Jean Lim

 
 

Email:

Research Focus: Chemosymbiosis in clams

Prior Education:  MSc., National University of Singapore

Hometown: Malaysia

Advisor:

Dr. Barbara Campbell


Ph.D. Program, 
Microbiology

 
 

Erica Linard

 

Email: linard@clemson.edu

Advisor:

Dr. Steve Klaine


Ph.D. Program, Environmental Toxicology

 
 

 Jui Liu

 
 

Email: juitunl@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Environmental Toxicology

Previous Education: M.S. in Bioenvironmental engineering, National Taiwan University    

Hometown: Taiwan

Advisor:

Dr. Lisa Bain


Ph.D. Program, 
Environmental Toxicology

 
 

Wei Li

 

Email: wli5@clemson.edu

 
 

Walker Maffit

 

Email: wmaffit@clemson.edu

*T.A. from PES

 


 
 

Charles Mansfield

 

Email:

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Steve Klaine


Ph.D. Program, Environmental Toxicology

 
 

 Alyssa Margiotta

 
 

Email:

Research Focus: Immunology

Prior Education: BS in Health Science, Clemson University

Hometown: Chagrin Falls, OH

Advisor:

Dr. Charles Rice


Masters Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Ariane Martin

 
 

Email:

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Mike Henson


Masters Program, Microbiology

 
 

 Christopher Mayerl

 
 

Email: cmayerl@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Functional morphology and ecology of reptiles and amphibians

Previous Education: MS in Biology with a specialization in Herpetology, Vrije Universiteit Brussels (2013). BS in Zoology, Humboldt State University (2011)

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Advisor:

Dr. Rick Blob


Ph.D. Program, 
Biological Sciences

 
 

 Snehal Mhatre

 
 

Email: smhatre@clemson.edu

*T.A. from Wildlife and Fisheries Biology

 


 
 

Mary Morton

 
 

Email: mmorto3@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Previous Education:

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Advisor:

Dr. David Feliciano


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Ojas Natarajan

 
 

Email: onatara@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Aging and Longevity

Previous Education: Masters in Microbiology, University of Mumbai            

Hometown: Mumbai, India

Advisor:

Dr. Yuqing Dong


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Rony Orobio-Hurtado

 
 

Email: rorobio@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Previous Education:   

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Tamara McNealy


Ph.D. Program, Microbiology

 
 

 Neha Paddillaya

 
 

Email: npaddil@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Previous Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Lisa Bain


Ph.D. Program,   Biological Sciences

 
 

 Allison Palmer

 
 

Email:

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Tamara McNealy


Masters Program, Microbiology

 
 

Chelsea Pennington-Krygier

 
 

Email:

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Yanzhang Wei


Masters Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Richard Pepple

 
 

Email: rtpeppl@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Tom Hughes


Masters Program, Microbiology

 
 

 Nathan Redding

 
 

Email: nwreddi@clemson.edu

*Out of department TA from PES

 


 
 

 Yash Raval

 
 

Email: yashr@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Interaction of Bio-functionalized Nanomaterials with Microbial Pathogens

Previous Education: B.S. in Biosciences, India (2008); M.S. in Biosciences (Specialization in Biotechnology), India (2010)

Hometown: Ahmedabad, India

Advisor:

Dr. Jeremy Tzeng


Ph.D. Program, Microbiology

 
 

 Eric Riddell

 
 

Email: riddell@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Physiological ecology, global change ecology, acclimation and adaptation

Previous Education: BS Sewanee: University of the South               

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Advisor:

Dr. Mike Sears


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Michelle Rock

 
 

Email:

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Lesly Temesvari


Masters Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

Maria Rodgers

 
 

Email: mlrodge@clemson.edu

Research Focus:  Elasmobranch Immunotoxicology

Previous Education:B.S. in Marine Science and Biology from the University of Miami

Hometown: Blairsville, PA

Advisor:

Dr. Charles Rice


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Maryam Saffarian

 
 

Email: ssaffa@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Jeremy Tzeng


Ph.D. Program, Microbiology

 
 

 Christie Sampson

 
 

Email: sampso2@clemson.edu

Research Focus:  Effects of Fire on Asian Elephant Populations in Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka

Previous Education:B.S. in Biosystems Engineering and B.S. in Zoology from Michigan State University   

Hometown: Clarkston, MI

Advisor:

Dr. David Tonkyn


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Allison Schmidt

 
 

Email: amschmi@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Previous Education:          

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. William Baldwin


Masters Program, Environmental Toxicology

 
 

 Namrata Sengupta

 
 

Email: nsengup@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Previous Education:          

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. William Baldwin


Ph.D. Program, Environmental Toxicology

 
 

Kaleigh Sims

 
 

Email: kcsims@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Previous Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Lisa Bain


Masters Program,
Environmental Toxicology

 
 

 Kylie Smith

 
 

Email: kylie4@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Behavioral Ecology of Marine Organisms

Previous Education:B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder               

Hometown: Fraser, Colorado

Advisor:

Dr. Michael Childress


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Lauren Stoczynski

 
 

Email:

Research Focus: Entoxicology

Prior Education: BS in Biology, Westminster College (PA)

Hometown: Erie, PA

Advisor:

Dr. Steve Klaine


Masters Program, Environmental Toxicology

 
 

 Dana Szymkowics

 
 

Email: dszymko@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Lisa Bain


Ph.D. Program, Environmental Toxicology

 
 

 Harrison Taylor

 
 

Email: hbtaylo@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Microbial Ecology

Previous Education: B.S. in Biology, Francis Marion University; M.S. in Microbiology, Clemson University         

Hometown: Florence, SC

Advisor:

Dr. Harry Kurtz


Ph.D. Program, Microbiology

 
 

 Emily Trigg

 
 

Email: etrigg@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Previous Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Susan Chapman


Masters Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Marco Valera

 
 

Email: mvalera@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Expression rate of novel nitrate pathway in N. profundicola

Previous Education: B.S. in Biochemistry, North Carolina State University  

Hometown: Wilson, NC

Advisor:

Dr. Barbara Campbell


Masters Program, Microbiology

 
 

 Hongye (Maple) Wang

 
 

Email: hongyew@clemson.edu

*T.A. from Food Science


 
 

 Xiaoxia Wang

 
 

Email: xiaoxi2@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Yuqing Dong


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 David Wyker

 
 

Email: dwyker@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Peter Van Den Hurk


Ph.D. Program, Environmental Toxicology

 
 

 Xi Yang

 
 

Email: xiy@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Human cancer immunotherapy

Previous Education: Nanjing Medical University, College of Pharmacy          

Hometown: Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, China

Advisor:

Dr. Charlie Wei


Masters Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Vanessa Young

 
 

Email: vkhilli@clemson.edu

Research Focus: Functional Morphology and Biomechanics of Turtles

Previous Education: B.S. Erskine College; M.S. University of Arkansas - Little Rock    

Hometown: Washington, PA

Advisor:

Dr. Rick Blob


Ph.D. Program, Biological Sciences

 
 

 Le (Larry) Zhang

 
 

Email: lzhang9@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. George Yu


Ph.D. Program,     Biological Sciences

 
 

 Danielle Zoellner

 
 

Email: dzoelln@clemson.edu

Research Focus:

Prior Education:

Hometown:

Advisor:

Dr. Saara DeWalt


Ph.D. Program,     Biological Sciences

 

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