Biological Sciences

Graduate Student Directory

Christopher Adams

Christopher C. Adams

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Research Interests

  • Stream Ecology
  • Stream Restoration
  • Fish Behavior
  • Fish Tagging and Tracking Technology

Education

  • MS, Fisheries Biology, Humboldt State University
  • BS, Fisheries Management, Lake Superior State University
Olufemi Afolami

Olufemi Afolami

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Rehab Khalid Alhajjar

Rehab Khalid Alhajjar

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

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Sabha Alhewati

Sabha Salem Alhewati

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Tahiyat Alothaim

Tahiyat Alothaim

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Research Interests

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Cancer Metabolism
  • Immunology

Education

  • MS, Biological Sciences, Michigan Technological University
  • BS, Zoology, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia
Arslan Amer

Arslan Amer

  • PhD Student, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Advisor

Catherine Bammert

Catherine Bammert

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Colin Brooks

Colin N. Brooks

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Research Interests

  • Remote sensing
  • Great Lakes ecology
  • Geospatial data applications
  • Land cover change
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Applications of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • Transportation infrastructure assessment
  • Relationships between land use and water quality

Education

  • Master of Environmental Management, Duke University, NC
  • BS, Pre-Forestry, Lenoir-Rhyne College, NC
Xinqian Chen

Xinqian Chen

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Karli Chosa

Karli Chosa

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Brian Danhoff

Brian Danhoff

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Stream habitat restoration
  • Woody debris in rivers
  • Spatial heterogeneity in fluvial systems

Education

  • MS, Biological Sciences, Michigan Technological University
  • BS, Environmental Science, University of Michigan - Dearborn
  • BA, Environmental Studies, University of Michigan - Dearborn
Claire Danielson

Claire Danielson

  • MS Student, Medical Laboratory Management

Advisor

Education

  • BS, Medical Laboratory Science 4+1, Michigan Technological University 
Kaitlyn Dawson

Kaitlyn Dawson

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Collin Diedrich

Collin Diedrich

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
William Dion

William Dion

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Bailey Duxbury

Bailey Duxbury

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Erin Eberhard

Erin K. Eberhard

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Research Interests

  • Aquatic Ecology

Education

  • MS, Biological Sciences, Michigan Technological University
  • BS, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan
Ryan Ghannam

Ryan B. Ghannam

  • PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Research Interests

  • Microbal ecology
  • Microbial Forensics
  • Bioinformatics of genomic and metagenomic data
  • Machine learning algorithms

Education

  • BS, Microbiology, University of Michigan - Dearborn
Aprille Hibbard

Aprille Hibbard

  • Peace Corps MS International Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Austin Johnson

Austin Johnson

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Michelle Kelly

Michelle Catherine Kelly

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Research Interests

  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Nutrient Cycling
  • Ecosystem Metabolism 
Prajakta Kokate

Prajakta Paresh Kokate

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Sarah LewAllen

Sarah LewAllen

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Kathleen Martin

Kathleen Martin

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Katy Matson

Katy Matson

  • PhD Student, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Kevin Nevorski

Kevin Nevorski

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences
Laura Schaerer

Laura Schaerer

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Lindsey Schenten

Lindsey Schenten

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Basirat Shittu

Basirat Tolulope Shittu

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Mujeeb Shittu

Mujeeb Olushola Shittu

  • PhD Student, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Molecular Genetics
  • Developmental Biology 
Craig Tangren

Craig Tangren

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Bhavika Therani

Bhavika Therani

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Matthew Tocco

Matthew Tocco

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Aditi Vyas

Aditi Pradeep Vyas

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Angela Walczyk

Angela Marie Walczyk

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Research Interests

  • Invasive Species Ecology
  • Population Genetics
  • Botany
  • Evolution

Education

  • BA, Biology, Albion College
Zhihong Wang

Zhihong Wang

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Manas Warke

Manas Deepak Warke

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Emily Washeleski

Emily Washeleski

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Jackson Waugh

Jackson Waugh

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Bradley Wells

Bradley A. Wells

  • PhD Student, Peace Corps Master's International-Biological Sciences

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Inter-specific Competition
  • Salmonid Competition
  • Invasive Species Ecology
  • Fisheries Conservation

Education

  • BS, Environmental Science, Bridgewater College
  • MS, Peace Corps Masters International-Biological Sciences, Michigan Technological University
Rashi Yadav

Rashi Yadav

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Research Interests

  • Virus like particles
  • Molecular Biology
  • Vaccine formulation
  • Immunology
Yvelande Zephyr

Yvelande Zephyr

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences