Check out some of our alumni and where they are now!

Hiroko Kobayashi (prefers use of name)
B.Sc. Behavioral Neuroscience and B.A Human Biology
Currently a graduate student at the University of Buffalo
Practices the art of paper-cutting to prepare for future surgeries
Jenna Williams (sher/her/hers)
B.Sc. Chemistry Missouri State University
M.S. Chemistry University of Kansas 2023
Currently an associate scientist at Argenta Global
Priorities include, but are not limited to, cats and oat milk

Rashmi Binjawadagi
Graduate Research Assistant
B.Sc degree from Karanataka University
MS Chemistry University of Akron
Loves listening to Carnatic music
Ranjeet Dhokale
Postdoctoral Researcher October-December 2023
Currently works at ABZENA
Saqib Faisal 
Post Doctoral Fellow January-May 2021
Currently working at biotech company Deciphera Pharmaceuticals 
Favorite Saqib quote, “… that’s suspicious.” 
Achala Punchi Hewage
Post Doctoral Fellow from 2020-2021
Now works at biotech company Amgen Pharmaceuticals
Favorite quote, “No, Matt.”

Undergraduate Alumni

Ethan Christ (he/him/his)
B.Sc. Biochemistry and Anthropology
Was president of every club on KU campus
Ilia Parish (she/her/hers)
B.Sc. Biochemistry
Loves to read, work on her art, and eat naan
Liz Arends (she/her/hers)
B.A. Biochemistry and Spanish
Currently in med school at KUMC
Willing to debate the 9th episode of Star Wars was the best one
Michel Evertsen
REU scholar Summer 2022
Finishing his B.S in Biochemistry at Grand View University
Hobbies include snoozing his alarm
Rachel Walton
Undergraduate Research Assistant 2021-2022
Working in the fibers lab at General Mills
Lover of raccoons and all woodland animals
Nicholas Campbell
REU scholar summer 2021
Attending graduate school at the University of Florida
Favorite quote, *singing*