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
Yogesh Ahlawat

Yogesh Ahlawat

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Research Interests

  • Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Cellulose Synthesis-Biofuels
  • Genomics of Plant Cell Wall
  • Virology

Education

  • MS, Biotechnology, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central) University, New Delhi, India
  • BS, Life Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central) University, New Delhi, India
Rehab Khalid Alhajjar

Rehab Khalid Alhajjar

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences
Wafa Alharbi

Wafa Fhad Alharbi

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Rupali Datta

Sabha Alhewati

Sabha Salem Alhewati

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
  • Dow 708

Advisor

Waad Aljohani

Waad Aljohani

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
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
Aziz Alrashdi

Aziz Alrashdi

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Msharee Alrashedy

Msharee Alrashedy

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Arslan Amer

Arslan Amer

  • PhD Student, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Advisor

Catherine Bammert

Catherine Bammert

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Rupsa Basu

Rupsa Basu

  • PhD Student, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Advisors

Research Interests

  • Oncology and Vaccine formulations
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Immunology

Education

  • MSc, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Presidency University, India
  • BSc, Zoology, Bethune College, University of Calcutta, India
Robert Beynon

Robert Beynon

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Surattana Boonsai

Surattana Boonsai

  • MS 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
Timothy Butler

Timothy Butler

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Morgan Charbonneau

Morgan Charbonneau

  • Accelerated BS-MS Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

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
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
  • Synthetic plant microbiome assembly
  • Bioinformatics of genomic & metagenomic data
  • Machine learning algorithms

Education

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

Aprille Hibbard

  • Peace Corps MS International Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Tanner Keyzers

Tanner Keyzers

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Jeffrey Kiiskila

Jeffrey D. Kiiskila

  • PhD Student, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Plant Biochemistry
  • Environmental Remediation

Education

  • BS, Biological Sciences, Michigan Technological University
  • Minors in Biochemistry and Ecology
Prajakta Kokate

Prajakta Paresh Kokate

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Kevin Nevorski

Kevin Nevorski

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences
Laura Schaerer

Laura Schaerer

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences
Mujeeb Shittu

Mujeeb Olushola Shittu

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Ryan Van Goethem

Ryan R. Van Goethem

  • MS Student, Biological Sciences

Research Interests

  • Aquatic Macrophyte Ecology and Management

Education

  • BS, Biological Sciences, Michigan Technological University
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

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
Lukai Zhai

Lukai Zhai

  • PhD Student, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Virus-like particles, prophylactic & therapeutic vaccines for Human papillomavirus

Education

  • Neurobiology, Shandong University, China
  • BS, Biotechnology, Shandong Normal University, China