Student Achievement

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Where can you find our graduates?

  • In PhD programs in England, Sweden, and the United States.
  • In medical schools.
  • In veterinary medicine programs.
  • Working for biotech companies.
  • working in academic laboratories around the US

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Ziba J. Congratulations Ziba Jaberansari

Ziba Jaberansari, a 2012 graduate of the Stem Cell Biology Master's program, was awarded her PhD in July 2016 from Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Faculty of Biology and Life sciences at the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Department of Developmental Genetics.  Her PhD research project title is "An ENU forward genetic screening in mouse to identify regulators of lung cell differentiation."  The Principal Investigator and her supervisor was Prof. Dr. Didier Y. Stainier.

2016 Graduates Congratulations to our 2016 Master's of Stem Cell Biology graduates! 

(L-R) Dr. Susan Keirstead (faculty), Emily Ward, Vibha Harindra Savanur, Josh Hamborg, and Henry Aubyn


Abdulranim Sajini  Congratulations Abdulrahim Sajini! 

Abdulrahim Sajini graduated from the Stem Cell Institute's Masters of Stem Cell Biology program in 2012 and is currently pursuing his PhD at the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute.  Abdulrahim is participating in the Judge Business School’s Accelerate Cambridge entrepreneurship programme to develop his idea for Kandlelit, a visual search engine for researchers.  The search engine for researchers will help them make connections they might not find in a traditional search. Learn more and help him develop this fascinating new tool by visiting the link!


June BaikCongratulations June Baik!

June Baik of Dr. Rita Perlingeiro's lab was awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from the Graduate School. This is a competitive award among all graduate students. June was the selected PhD student for the Genetics, Cell Biology & Development program.  She received her PhD in 2015.

John Chan Congratulations John Chan!

John Chan, a student in Dr. Jonathan Marchant's lab who is supported by the Stem Cell T32 training grant, published his work on the pharmacological biasing of stem cell differentiation with relevance for the treatment of schistosomiasis in the journal PLoS Pathogens.

Read his paper


2015 graduatesCongratulations to our 2015 Master's of Stem Cell Biology graduates!



 2014 Graduates

 Congratulations to our 2014 Master's of Stem Cell Biology graduates

(L-R) Nandkishore Belur, Aylin Turgut, Caitlin Johnson, Kerri Haider, Deepti Vinodkumar