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After Macalester

Biology majors pursue many exciting opportunities after Mac, and Career Exploration stands ready to assist students, whatever their objectives.

Class of 2018

Jonathan Amezquita (’18) is currently participating in a postbaccalaureate research program at UC Davis.

Cheali Brown (‘18) is working as a Professional Services Analyst at Ambra Health in Denver, CO.

Amy Chan (‘18) is a post-baccalaureate researcher in neuroscience and pharmacology at the University of Minnesota.

Matt Glasenapp (‘18) is a graduate student in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology PhD program at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Tasneem Issa (‘18) is a clinical research technologist in the Genomics Lab at Mayo Clinic.

Rohit Kamath (‘18) is an MRI Research Assistant at the University of Minnesota.

Jaclyn Kline (‘18) is a post bac at the NIH in the Laboratory of Molecular Immunology.

Emely Mancia Chavez (‘18) is a research assistant/coordinator at the All of Us Research Program at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Hoang Anh Phan (‘18) is a graduate student in the Chemistry PhD program at the University of Pennsylvania.

Rachel Poli (‘18) is pursuing a Master’s degree in Biomedical Visualization at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Kelsey Porter (‘18) is a Curriculum Developer for Exploration Summer Programs, an organization that carries out innovative summer enrichment programs for elementary, middle, and high school students.

Noah Stieglitz (’18) is completing a fellowship at the Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center in Lanesboro, MN.

Jared Taitt (‘18) is a lab tech at the University of California, San Francisco working on immunotherapeutic approaches to treating glioma patients.

Courtney Popp (‘18) is a research assistant in a regenerative medicine lab at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

Rosie Cobb (‘18) is a research assistant in cancer biology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Class of 2017

Ellen Albright (‘17) is pursuing a Ph. D. in limnology at Iowa State University in Des Moines.

Ted Bebi (‘17) and Nefeli Neamonitaki (‘18) are graduate scientists in a two-year program at the pharmaceutical company AstroZeneca.

Aidan Cowen (‘17) is working as a lab technician in a research cancer immunology lab at the University of Minnesota.

Joseph Goodson-Gregg (’17) is working as an NIH postbac at the Center for Cancer Research.

Sarah Klein (‘17) is an associate scientist at Rebiotix.

Ruth Percival (‘17) is a graduate student in the University of Minnesota’s speech-language pathology program.

Jamie Progebin (‘17) is attending dental school at the University of Louisville, KY.

Kaan Salcin (‘17) is a graduate student in McGill University’s Neuroscience PhD program.

Anh (Kim) Trinh Nguyen (‘17) is a student at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Class of 2016

Liang “Adrian” Chang (‘16) is in the Cancer Biology PhD program at Harvard University.

Griffen Gallagher (‘16) is enrolled at Case Western Reserve in a Master of Science in Medical Physiology graduate program.

Daniel Halloran (‘16) is attending Chicago Medical School.

Jamie Hasama (‘16) is working at the tech startup Kipsu in downtown Minneapolis.

Mito Imagawa (‘16) worked at the University of Minnesota’s Advanced Research and Diagnostic Lab as a lab technician. She will be starting an MS program this fall for environmental health with an environmental chemistry concentration at the U of Minnesota’s School of Public Health.

Austin Kim (‘16) is a Bioinformatics IRTA Fellow at the National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseases Program.

Puleng Moshele (‘16) is pursuing a Master’s in Public Health in infectious disease at the University of Minnesota.

Taylor Muenchow (‘16) is a Physician Assistant student at Pacific University.

Elise Ong (‘16) is a Medical Assistant at the San Francisco Free Clinic.

Phuong Pham (‘16) received a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) and is a Post-Baccalaureate Fellow at the NIH.

Maximilian Reichelt (‘16) is an Associate MDR/Vigilance Specialist at Medtronic.

Megan Schermerhorn (‘16) is attending the University of Washington Medical School in Seattle.

Michael Waltman (‘15) held a two-year position as an NIH postbac and is now pursuing a PhD in the Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and Genetics graduate program at the University of Minnesota.