Careers of Graduates

Since 2002, 54 students have earned doctoral degrees in the program and are using their skills as professionals:

•       15 are college or university faculty

•       5 are academic research scientists

•       9 are postdoctoral researchers

•       14 are industry scientists

•       4 are government scientists (UN, NSF, USDA, EPA)

•       4 work in scientific publishing and communications

•       2 work in education and outreach

•       1 is a scientific patent agent

Alumni to Contact

• Jeffrey Cameron (2011; Pakrasi Lab) Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Fellow, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Institute, University of Colorado-Boulder - Jeffrey.C.Cameron@colorado.edu

• Erica Fishel (2013; Dixit Lab) Director of Technology Transfer, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, MO - efishel@danforthcenter.org

• Ashley Galant (2011; Jez Lab) Maltster, Busch Agricultural Resources, Moorhead, MN - ashley.galant@anheuser-busch.com

• Amelia Nguyen (2016; Pakrasi Lab) Presidential Management Fellow, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC - nguyen.amelia@epa.gov

• Sarah Tucker (2010; Pickard Lab) Scientist, Monsanto, St. Louis, MO - sarah.lynn.tucker@monsanto.com