Group Alumni

Research Assistant Professors:
Dr. Qiong L. Zhou

Postdoctoral Research Associates:

1. Curtis F. Crasto:  July 2002 – May 2004.
2. Dinesh B. Shenoy: June 2003 – Dec 2005 – Currently General Manager at Matrix Laboratories Ltd., Hyderabad, India.
3. Sandip K. Tiwari: Aug 2004 – June 2006 – Currently working at Colorcon.
4. Tushar K. Vyas: Dec 2005 – Dec 2006- Currently working in the product development group at Sandoz (Novartis).
5. Aliasgar Shahiwala: Aug 2006 – Aug 2007- Currently Associate Professor at Dubai Pharmacy College.
6. Harikrishna Devalapally: Nov 2005 – Feb 2008- Currently working as Research Scientist at Absorption Systems.
7. Christina Kriegel: Sept 2008 – June 2010- Currently a Research Lab Supervisor at Children’s Hospital, Boston.
8. Srinivas Ganta: April, 2008 – Nov 2010- Currently working as a Principle Scientist at Nemucore Medical Innovations.
9. Sampath Abeylath: March, 2010 – May, 2011- Currently working in the formulation group at Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
10. Tatyana Chernenko

Doctoral Graduates:

1. Radi Hejazi (Graduated, May 2003)
2. Goldie Kaul (Graduated, Aug 2004): Currently at Pfizer
3. Sushma Kommareddy (Graduated, May 2006): Currently working at Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics.
4. Mayank Bhavsar (Graduated, Aug 2007): Currently working as senior scientist II at ArQule.
5. Lilian van Vlerken (Graduated, Feb 2008): Currently at MedImmune.
6. Luis Brito (Graduated, Dec 2008) – Currently working at Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics.
7. Lara Jabr-Milane (Graduated, June 2010)- Currently working as a pharmaceutical/nanomedicine consultant.
8. Mayur Kalariya: (Graduated, July 2012) – Currently working as formulation scientist at Alkermes Inc., Waltham, MA.
9. Shanthi Ganesh : (Graduated, Aug 2012)- Currently working as Investigator at Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research.
10. Lipa Shah: (Gradated, June 2013)- Currently working as Senior Scientist at Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research.
11. Jing Xu: (Graduated, June 2013)
12. Dipti Deshpande: (Gradauted, June 2013)
13. Aziza Jamal-Allial: (Gradated, Aug 2013)

Master’s Graduates:

1. Vijaykumar R. Patel (Graduated, Sept 1995)
2. Amira Ahmed (Graduated, Sept 1997)
3. Sweta Shah (Graduated, Sept 1999)
4. Sarah Nsereko (Graduated, June 2001): Currently at Genzyme, Inc.
5. Jugminder S. Chawla (Graduated, April 2002): Currently at Genzyme, Inc.
6. Ehab Taqieddin (Graduated, April 2002):
7. Anupama Potineni (Graduated, April 2002)
8. Srinivasan Namala (Graduated, June 2003)
9. Pallavi Devurkar (Graduated, June 2003)
10. Lilian van Vlerken (Graduated, April 2005, matriculated into PhD program)
11. Gurinder S. Saini (Graduated, Jan 2006)
12. Lipa Shah (Graduated, Dec 2006)- Currently working for Novartis as Senior Scientist.
13. Ankita Desai (Graduated, Dec 2006)
14. Jasneet Oberai (Graduated, May 2007)
15. Shraddha Babaria (Graduated, Aug 2007)
16. Sunita Yadav (Graduated, Dec 2007)- Currently working at Novartis and pursuing PhD in our lab.
17. Dipti Deshpande (Graduated, Dec 2007)
18. Aparna Chavali (Graduated, May 2008)
19. Sunaina Pai (Graduated, Aug 2008) – Currently working at Forma Therapeutics.
20. Sindhura Ganga (Graduated, Aug 2008)- Currently working as a Senior Research Associate at Genzyme.
21. Shardool Jain (Graduated, Aug 2008)- Currently a PhD student in our lab.
22. Padmaja Magadala (Graduated, Oct 2008)
23. Pooja Sane (Graduated, May 2009)
24. Saradha Chandrasekhar (Graduated, May 2009): Currently pursuing PhD at Purdue University.
25. Niraj Patel (Graduated, July 2009)
26. Chinmay Bakshi (Graduated, July 2009): Current a Research Associate at MedImmune.
27. Sandra Chadwick (Graduated, Aug 2009): Currently working at Genzyme, Inc.
28. Anisha Korde (Graduated, Aug 2010)
29. Pei-Chin Tsai (Graduated, Dec 2010): Currently a PhD student at Rutgers University.
30. Shruti Shah (Graduated, Dec 2010): Currently a Research Associate at Dana-Farber Cancer Center.
31. Husain Attarwala (Graduated, Dec 2010): Currently working as research associate at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals.
33. Shruti Shah (Graduated, Aug 2011) – Currently Research Intern at Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics.
32. Hardip Gopani (Graduated, Aug 2011): Research Intern at Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics.
33. Milind Chalishazar (Graduated, Aug 2011): Research Intern at Merrimack Pharmaceuticals.
34. Ruchi Shah (Graduated, Aug 2011):
35. Deep Shah (Graduating in May 2012)
36. Kamaljeet Singh Sandhu
37. Kinjal Sankhe
38. Darshna Patel (Graduated, Aug 2012)
39. Phaneeta Avuthu
40. Lavanya Thapa (Graduated, April 2012)
41. Ganesan Venkatesan (Graduated, April 2013)
42. Sravani Kethireddy
43. Aatman Doshi (Graduated, Aug 2013)
44. Ankita Raikar (Graduated, Aug 2013)

Visiting Scientists/Scholars

 
1. Srinivas Ganta (Doctoral Candidate) University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand: July, 2007–October,2007

2. Pauline Pei Li (Associate Professor) Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong: August,2007

3. Wei Duan (Associate Professor) Daikin University, School of Medicine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: May, 2008

4.  Cristina Dehelean (Professor) Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, Romania: November, 2008

5.  Jose das Neves (Doctoral Candidate) University of Porto, College of Pharmacy, Porto, Portugal: Sept,2009– March,2010

6.  Sharareh Adeli (Doctoral Candidate) Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran,Iran: Nov,2009–March, 2010

7.  Satheesh Elangovan (Research Fellow) The Forsyth Institute, Boston, MA: Nov, 2009–May, 2010

8.  Meghna Talekar (Doctoral Candidate) University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand: July, 2011–Dec, 2011