Biological Sciences

Graduate Student Directory

Rehab Khalid Alhajjar

Rehab Khalid Alhajjar

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Links of Interest

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

Dana Anderson

Dana Anderson

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

  • John Durocher and Erich Petushek 

Education

  • BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan Technological University 
Alexander Baker

Alexander Baker

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Isaac Bigcraft

Isaac Bigcraft

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Emily Byrne

Emily Byrne

  • 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
Kaitlyn Dawson

Kaitlyn Dawson

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Collin Diedrich

Collin Diedrich

  • 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
Molly Fitzgerald

Molly Fitzgerald

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
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
Kylee Hackman

Kylee Hackman

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Aprille Hibbard

Aprille Hibbard

  • Peace Corps MS International Student, Biological Sciences
Austin Johnson

Austin Johnson

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Hazen Keinath

Hazen Keinath

  • 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

Katy Matson

Katy Matson

  • PhD Student, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Kevin Nevorski

Kevin Nevorski

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences
Maci Quintanilla

Maci Quintanilla

  • PhD Student - Biological Sciences
Catherine Rono

Catherine Rono

  • PhD Student - Biological Sciences

Advisor

Laura Schaerer

Laura Schaerer

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Renn Schipper

Renn Schipper

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Vaishali Sharma

Vaishali Sharma

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Mujeeb Shittu

Mujeeb Olushola Shittu

  • PhD Student, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Molecular Genetics
  • Developmental Biology 
Spencer Snider

Spencer Snider

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Craig Tangren

Craig Tangren

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Bhavika Therani

Bhavika Therani

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences
Grant Thivierge

Grant Thivierge

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

  • John Durocher 
Matthew Tocco

Matthew Tocco

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Aditi Vyas

Aditi Pradeep Vyas

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Angela Walczyk

Angela Marie Walczyk

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Research Interests

  • Invasive Species Ecology
  • Population Genetics
  • Botany
  • Evolution

Education

  • BA, Biology, Albion College
  • MA, Biology, Michigan Technological University
Zhihong Wang

Zhihong Wang

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Manas Warke

Manas Deepak Warke

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Yogita Warkhade

Yogita Warkhade

  • PhD Student - Biological Sciences
Emily Washeleski

Emily Washeleski

  • 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

Advisor

Rupali Datta

Research Interests

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