Former Group Members

Hugo Sanchez Villanova Class of 2020
Biochemistry Major
Project: Plant alkaloids
Bria Gillard
Masters Candidate 2020
BS. Gwynedd Mercy University, 2018
Project: Chemical Ecology
Julia Tasca
MS 2019
BS. Gwynedd-Mercy University, 2017
Project: Plant alkaloids, Chemical ecology
Renee Kontos
MS 2019
BS. St. Josephs’s University, 2017
Project:  QAC Squad
Brian Bentley
Villanova Class of 2019
Chemistry Major
Project: QAC Squad
Anthony Poltronetti
Villanova Class of 2018
Biology Major
Project: Amphibians
Now: Off to Med School!
Emily Doe
Villanova Class of 2018
Biochemistry Major
Project: Amphibians
Ryan Allen
Villanova Class of 2018
Chemistry Major
Project: Amphiphiles, heterocycles
Now: PhD Candidate at Emory University
Steph Schallenhammer
MS 2018
BS. St. Joseph’s University, 2016
Project: Amphiphiles
Now: Chemist at Eurofins
Saleh Al-Khalifa
MS, 2017
BS. Emmanuel College, 2015
Project: Amphiphiles
Now: Chemist at Amgen
Myles Mitchell
Villanova Class of 2017
Chemistry Major
Project: Amphiphiles
Steph Duggan
Villanova Class of 2017
Chemistry Major
Project: Amphiphiles
Now: Chemistry PhD program at UCSD
Celina Santiago
Villanova Class of 2016
Chemistry Major
Project: Amphibians and amphiphiles
Now: Johns Hopkins MPH program
Megan Forman
MS, 2016
BS. St. Joseph’s University, 2014
Project: Amphibian natural products, amphiphiles
Now: Nurse at Jefferson University
Anthony Iannetta
Villanova Class of 2016
Chemistry Major
Project: Amphibian natural producs and amphiphiles
Now: PhD program at the University of North Carolina (analytical)
Maureen Joyce
Villanova Class of 2016
Chemistry Major
Project: Amphibians and amphiphiles
Now: Bringham and Womens’ Hospital
Tom Paniak
Villanova Class of 2015
Chemistry Major
Project: Amphiphiles
Now: Chemistry PhD Program at Penn
P. Connor Shanahan
Villanova Class of 2014 (December)
Chemistry Major
Project: Amphiphile
Now: Med School…
Dr. Tom Umile
BS. University of Scranton, 2006
MA. University of Scranton, 2006
PhD. Princeton University, 2012
Project: Amphibian natural products
Now: Continuing Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Villanova
Laura Ator
MS, Villanova, 2014.
BS. Wake Forest University
Projects: Cyclopropane fragmentation and amphiphiles (MQ + PMQ)
Now: At GSK

Beth Burzynski
MS, Villanova, 2014.
BA. Cornell University, 2007
Project: Amphibian natural products, milkweed alkaloids
Now: Finishing Cornell PhD program
in Food (+Wine) Science
Next: Virginia Tech Extention Enologist
Jake Black
Villanova Class of 2014
Chemistry Major
Project: Amphiphiles
Now: Finishing Yale PhD program in Chemistry
Also Treehouse Biotech
Kendall Johnson
Villanova Class of 2014
Biochemistry Major
Project: Amphibian Natural Products
Now: Employed at Agios Pharmaceuticals (Boston)
Robby Davis
MS, Villanova, 2013
BS. James Madison University, 2011
PhD. Vanderbilt University
Project: Amphibian Natural Products
Now: Treehouse Biotech
Melissa Grenier
Villanova Class of 2013
Chemistry Major
Project: Amphiphiles
Now: Finishing Chemistry PhD Program at Penn