Biology Graduate Students


Doctoral Degree Students:


Rebecca Al-Feghali

Prior Degree/University: M.A. Biological Sciences / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Karin Sauer
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: ralfegh1@binghamton.edu


Aubrey Lynn Alamshah
Prior Degree/University: B.A. Pre-Professional Zoology / Ohio Wesleyan University
Advisor: Dr. Anne Clark
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: aalamsh1@binghamton.edu


Joseph Ankrom
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biological Sciences & Psychology / West Virginia University
Advisor: Dr. Michelle Withers
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: jankrom1@binghamton.edu


Haley Arnold
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biology / University at Buffalo
Advisor: Dr. James Sobel
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Web Site: https://twitter.com/haleyinthewild
Email: harnold1@binghamton.edu


Kelly Bakker
Prior Degree/University: B.A. Biology / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Steve Tammariello
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: kbakker2@binghamton.edu


Carmela M. Buono
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources / Rutgers University
Advisor: Dr. Kirsten Prior
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: cbuono1@binghamton.edu


Nicholas R. Buss
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Wildlife Biology / Purdue University
Advisor: Dr. Jessica Hua
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Global Change Biology
Web Site: https://nbuss1.wixsite.com/nbuss
Email: nbuss1@binghamton.edu


David Colucci
Prior Degree/University: B.A. International Relations / Lehigh University
Advisor: Dr. Anne Clark
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Global Change Biology
Email: dcolucc1@binghamton.edu 


Pheobe M. Deneen
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biology / University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Advisor: Dr. Thomas Powell
Areas of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions, Global Change Biology
Email: pdeneen1@binghamton.edu


Henry J. Fandel
Prior Degree/University: B.A. Animal Behavior / Franklin and Marshall College
Advisor: Dr. Anne Clark
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: hfandel1@binghamton.edu


Nicholas Faiola
Prior Degree/University: B.S Biological Sciences / Binghmaton University
Advisor: Dr. Laura Cook
Area of Study: Infectious Disease
Email: nfaiola1@binghamton.edu


Caroline D. Gilmore

Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biological Sciences / SUNY Stony Brook
Advisor: Dr. James Sobel
Areas of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions, Global Change Biology
Email: cgilmor4@binghamton.edu


Cody Hastings
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biotechnology and Molecular Bioscience / Rochester Institute of Technology
Advisor: Dr. Claudia Marques
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: chastin5@binghamton.edu


 Joseph Cosmo Iacovazzi
Prior Degree/University: M.S. Marine Biology / Nova Southeastern University
Advisor: Dr. Carol Miles
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: jiacova1@binghamton.edu


Dylan Gage Jones
Prior Degree/University: M.S. Biology-Ecology and Evolution / Montclair State University
Advisor: Dr. Kirsten Prior
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: djones41@binghamton.edu


Alexa R. Juran
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biological Sciences-Cell and Molecular Biology / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. David Davies
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: ajuran1@binghamton.edu


Matthew Kaleta
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biology / SUNY Plattsburgh
Advisor: Dr. Karin Sauer
Area of Study: Infectious Disease
Email: mkaleta1@binghamton.edu


Khudadad Khudadad
Prior Degree/University: M.S. Geology / University of Balochistan
Advisor: Drs. William Stein and Mark Blumler
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: kkhudad1@binghamton.edu


Minyoung Kim
Prior Degree/University: B.A. Biological Sciences / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Claudia Marques
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: mkim25@binghamton.edu


Courtney L. Kleeschulte
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biological Sciences-Cell & Molecular Biology / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. David Davies
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: ckleesc1@binghamton.edu


Andria L. Kroner
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Wildlife and Conservation Biology / Murray State University
Advisor: Dr. Anne Clark
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Web Site: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andria_Kroner
Email: akroner1@binghamton.edu


Kimchi K. Le
Prior Degree/University: M.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology / University of Miami
Advisor: Dr. Katie Edwards
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: kle5@binghamton.edu


Yuanyuan Li
Prior Degree/University: M.A. Biology / Buffalo State
Advisor: Dr. Pavel Masek
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: yli274@binghamton.edu


Connor O’H. Loomis
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biology / SUNY Potsdam
Advisor: Dr. Anne Clark
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: cloomis2@binghamton.edu


Alexandra K. Machrone
Prior Degree/University: M.S. Biology / University of Pennsylvania at East Stroudsburg
Advisor: Dr. Pavel Masek
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: amachro1@binghamton.edu


Vashtidevi B. Mahadeo
Prior Degree/University: M.S. Biology / Adelphi University
Advisor: Dr. Weixing Zhu
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Web Site: https://vashtidevimahadeo.wixsite.com/vdbm
Email: vmahade1@binghamton.edu


Justin T. Mann
Prior Degree/University: B.A. Secondary English Education / SUNY Cortland
Advisor: Dr. Anne Clark
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: jmann5@binghamton.edu


Irene Martinez
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Marine Biology / Texas A&M University at Galveston
Advisor: Dr. James Sobel
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: imartin5@binghamton.edu


Anthony J. Martinichio
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biology / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. D. Andrew Merriwether
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: amarti90@binghamton.edu


Shrestha Mathur
Prior Degree/University: M.S. Microbiology / Bangalore University, India
Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Schertzer
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: smathur2@binghamton.edu


Timothy Michaels
Prior Degree/University: B.A. Biology / Augustana College
Advisor: Dr. Karin Sauer
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: tmichae1@@binghamton.edu


Aly Milks
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Environmental and Field Biology/ Ohio Northern University
Advisor: Dr. Kirsten Prior
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: amilks1@binghamton.edu


Elias B. Miller
Prior Degree/University: B.A. Environmental Studies / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Michelle Withers
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Web Site: www.linkedin.com/in/elias-miller-7bb1b5199
Email: emille11@binghamton.edu


Sheila R. Moore
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Psychology-Integrative Neuroscience / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Anne Clark
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: smoore13@binghamton.edu


Tuc Hiep Minh Nguyen
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biological Sciences-Cell and Molecular Biology / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Heather Fiumera
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: tnguye12@binghamton.edu


Victoria Ifeoluwa Oladosu
Prior Degree/University: B.S Microbiology / University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Advisor: Dr. Karin Sauer
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Genetic & Molecular Interaction
Email: volados1@binghamton.edu


Humberto Ortega
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biology / Manhattan College
Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Schertzer
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: hortega1@binghamton.edu


Carol Ann Pawlyshyn
Prior Degree/University: MAT Secondary Science Education/ Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Schertzer
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: cpawlys1@binghamton.edu


Rebecca Pearce
Prior Degree/University: M.Phil. Biological Sciences / University of Cambridge
Advisor: Dr. Anne Clark
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Web Site: http://rebecca-pearce.com/
Email: rpearce1@binghamton.edu


Melvin Philip
Prior Degree/University: B.S. / SUNY Albany
Advisor: Dr. David Wilson
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: mphilip4@binghamton.edu


Gabriella I. Quartuccia
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biological Sciences / SUNY Buffalo
Advisor: Dr. Thomas Powell
Areas of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions, Global Change Biology
Email: gquartu1@binghamton.edu


Thomas Rundell
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biology / East Stroudsburg University
Advisor: Dr. Laura Musselman
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: trundel1@binghamton.edu


Christie Santoro
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biology / Framingham State University
Advisor: Dr. Laura Musselman
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Web Site: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christie-santoro-40b5b7133/
Email: csantor4@binghamton.edu


Grascen Shidemantle
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biology / Slippery Rock University
Advisor: Dr. Jessica Hua
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: gshidem1@binghamton.edu


Jonathan Brett Smith
Prior Degree/University: M.S. Biology / University of Alabama
Advisor: Dr. David Wilson
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: jsmith79@binghamton.edu


Rhodrick T. Takor
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Microbiology / University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Advisor: Dr. Claudia Marques
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: rtakor1@binghamton.edu


Jacob Tanzman
Prior Degree/University: B.A. Biological Sciences / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Claudia Marques
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: jtanzma1@binghamton.edu


Maxwell A. Thaler
Prior Degree/University: B.S. / Tufts University
Advisor: Dr. David Wilson
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: mthaler1@binghamton.edu


Lamar Samanta Thomas
Prior Degree/University: MPhil Biotechnology/ University of the West Indies
Advisor: Dr. Laura Cook
Area of Study: Infectious Disease
Email: lthoma27@binghamton.edu


Bryon F. Tuthill
Prior Degree/University: B.A. Biology/Chemistry / Elmira College
Advisor: Dr. Laura Musselman
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: btuthil2@binghamton.edu


Paul Woods
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biological Sciences-Biochemistry / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Claudia Marques
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: pwoods1@binghamton.edu


Siyuan Yang
Prior Degree/University: M.S. Biology / SUNY Fredonia
Advisor: Dr. Pavel Masek
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: syang106@binghamton.edu


Amanda M. Zdimal
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biological Sciences-Cell and Molecular Biology / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. David Davies
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: azdimal1@binghamton.edu


Master’s of Science Degree Students:


Rebecca A. Belenchia

Prior Degree/University: B.A. Biological Sciences / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. David Davies
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: rbelenc1@binghamton.edu


David Colucci
Prior Degree/University: B.A. International Relations / Lehigh University
Advisor: Dr. Anne Clark
Areas of Study: Infectious Disease, Global Change Biology
Email: dcolucc1@binghamton.edu


Courtney Fitzgerald
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Environmental Science / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. George Meindl / Dr. Julian Shepherd
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: cfitzge7@binghamton.edu


Rachel F. Kruger
Prior Degree/University: B.A. Biology / Hartwick College
Advisor: Dr. Matthew Parker
Areas of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions, Global Change Biology
Email: rkruger1@binghamton.edu 


Hannah Ilse Grazul
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biology/ Ithaca College
Advisor: Dr. Karin Sauer
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: hgrazul1@binghamton.edu


Susan Lee
Prior Degree/University: B.A. Biological Sciences / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Kirsten Prior
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: slee148@binghamton.edu


Alexandra M. Martin
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biology / Fairfield University
Advisors: Drs. Lindsey Swierk and Anne Clark
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Web Site: https://alexandramaymartin.wixsite.com/website
Email: amarti95@binghamton.edu


Gabrielle McMillan
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biology / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Heather Fiumera
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: gmcmill1@binghamton.edu


Haley Smith

Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biological Sciences-Cell and Molecular Biology / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Anthony Fiumera
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: hsmith10@binghamton.edu


Samantha Smith
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Neuroscience / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Steve Tammariello
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: ssmith85@binghamton.edu


Hagar K. Soliman
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Biotechnology and Molecular Biology / Cairo University
Advisor: Dr. Jay Sobel
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: hsolima1@binghamton.edu


Austen T. Tinz-Burdick
Prior Degree/University: B.A. Biology / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Heather Fiumera
Area of Study: Genetic & Molecular Interactions
Email: atinzbu1@binghamton.edu


Camron Winzinger
Prior Degree/University: B.S. Environmental Science / Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Julian Shepherd 
Area of Study: Global Change Biology
Email: cwinzin1@binghamton.edu