The prominent and respected positions held by our graduates indicate the quality of our program. The following is a partial listing of those who have obtained doctorates from our program:

Members of the National Academy of Sciences

NameGraduation YearEmployment
Dr. John Abelson1965California Institute of Technology (Chemistry)
Dr. Lloyd Beidler1951Florida State University (Biology)
Dr. Paul Greengard1953Rockefeller University (Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, joint 2000 Nobel Prize winner Physiology or Medicine)
Dr. Wayne Hendrickson1968Columbia University (Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics)
Dr. Thomas J. Kelly1968Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Chair of Molec. Biol. & Genetics)

Department Chairs and Directors

NameGraduation DateEmployment
Dr. Floyd J. Brinley1961Director of Convulsive, Developmental & Neurological Disorders, NINDS, NIH
Dr. Mark Dubin1969Chair of Molecular, Cellular & Dev. Biology, University of Colorado
Dr. William Dobelle1967*Founding Fellow of the Dobelle Institute, New York, NY
Dr. P. Horowicz1955 (deceased)Chair of Physiology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Dr. Eaton E. Lattman1969Chair of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University
Dr. George Cloyd Murray1968Director of National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Diseases, NIH
Dr. G. Christian Overton1978 (deceased)Founding Director of the Center for Bioinformatics at the University of  Pennsylvania 
Dr. Judith Sandberg1965Director of Clinical Bacteriology, Laboratory Hospital, Madrid, Spain

Faculty or Senior Staff Positions

NameGraduation YearEmployment
Dr. Elizabeth R. Boskey1999SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Preventive Medicine and Community Health)
Dr. Patrick L. Wintrode1997Case Western Reserve University (Physiology & Biophysics)
Dr. Ian A. Twombly1996NASA-Ames (Center for Bioinformatics)
Dr. John Desjarlais1993Pennsylvania State University (Chemistry)
Dr. Donald T. Haynie1993Louisiana Tech University (Bioinformatics)
Dr. Ning Qian1990Columbia University (Center for Neurobiology)
Dr. Xufeng Wu1990National Institutes of Health (Lab. of Cell Biology, NHLBI)
Dr. Paul Kienker1989Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Neuroscience)
Dr. Zaven Kaprelian1988Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Neuroscience)
Dr. Paul Blank1987National Institutes of Health (Lab. of Theoretical & Physical Biology, NICHD)
Dr. Jay M. Baltz1986University of Ottawa (Loeb Research Institute)
Dr. Richard Cardullo1985University of California at Riverside (Biology)
Dr. Andrew Lees1984National Institutes of Health (Lab. of Immunology, NIAID)
Dr. W.E. Royer Jr.1984University of Massachusetts Medical Center (Molecular Medicine)
Dr. Madeline Shea1983University of Iowa College of Medicine (Biochemistry)
Dr. Ben Szaro1982State University of New York at Albany (Biology)
Dr. Kevin Conway1981American University (Biology)
Dr. Christian Stoeckert1981University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (Anatomy)
Dr. Soshana Hardt1980**State University of New York at Buffalo (Computer Science)
Dr. Martin Grumet1980New York University Medical Center (Pharmacology)
Dr. Karen Magnus1980Case Western Reserve School of Medicine (Biochemistry)
Dr. Marianne Bronner1979California Institute of Technology (Biology)
Dr. Scott Fraser1979California Institute of Technology (Biology)
Dr. Michael Cole1978Princeton University (Molecular Biology)
Dr. Donal Luse1978University of Cincinnati (Biological Chemistry)
Dr. Richard Marchase1977University of Alabama School of Medicine (Cell Biology)
Dr. Carl Creutz1976University of Virginia School of Medicine (Pharmacology)
Dr. Peter Devreotes1976Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Biological Chemistry)
Dr. William Grizzle1975University of Alabama School of Medicine (Pathology)
Dr. Andy Hoffer1975University of Alberta, Canada (Physiology)
Dr. Moo-Ming Poo1974**University of CA at San Diego (Biology)
Dr. Robert Gross1974Dartmouth College (Biology)
Dr. Keith Ward1974Naval Research Laboratory (Lab. for Structure of Matter)
Dr. Robert Bonner1973National Institutes of Health (NICHHD)
Dr. David R. Burt1973University of Maryland School of Medicine (Pharmacology)
Dr. Gordon Fain1973University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center (Ophthalmology)
Dr. Wei-Kung Wang1973Polytechnic University (Electrical Engineering)
Dr. Henry M. Krisch1972University of Geneva, Switzerland (Molecular Biology)
Dr. Ralph Nelson1972National Institutes of Health (Lab. of Neurophysiology, NINDS)
Dr. A. Gayler Harford1971State University of New York at Buffalo (Biology)
Dr. Thomas J. Herbert1971University of Miami (Biology)
Dr. Juan I. Korenbrot1971University of California at San Francisco (Physiology & Biochemistry)
Dr. D.C. Wartzok1971Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene (Pathobiology)
Dr. Peggy Zelenka1971National Institutes of Health (Lab. of Mol. & Developmental Biology, NEI)
Dr. Richard Chappell1970Hunter College, CUNY (Biology)
Dr. Allan Fraser1970Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Dr. Stephen A. George1970Amherst College (Neuroscience)
Dr. Janice Jones1970Georgetown University (Physiology)
Dr. Michael Kuhar1970National Institutes of Health (Neuroscience Branch, NIDA Addiction Res. Ctr.)
Dr. Jay Mittenthal1970University of Illinois School of Medicine (Anatomy)
Dr. Lester Partlow1969University of Utah College of Medicine (Pharmacology)
Dr. Herbert M. Phillips1969University of Texas at Arlington (Biology)
Dr. J.P. Raynauld1969University of Montreal (Physiology)
Dr. Henry L. Chen1968*Towson State University (Physics)
Dr. Donald S. O’Hara1968 (deceased)Massachusetts General Hospital (Physical Biochemistry)
Dr. Frederick Blattner1968University of Wisconsin (Genetics)
Dr. Harold Erickson1968Duke University Medical Center (Cell Biology)
Dr. Eduardo Padlan1968National Institutes of Health (Lab. of Molecular Biology, NIDDK)
Dr. Alvin Siger1968University of Southern California (Biology)
Dr. Nigel Daw1967Yale University Medical School (Ophthalmology / Neurobiology)
Dr. Stephen Easter1967University of Michigan (Biology)
Dr. Jon R. Herriott1967University of Washington (Biochemistry)
Dr. Max Fiskin1966University of Kansas Medical Center School of Medicine (Microbiology)
Dr. E.N. Moudrianakis1964**Johns Hopkins University (Biology)
Dr. Peter Highton1964University of Edinburgh, Scotland (Molecular Biology)
Dr. William B. Marks1963National Institute of Health (Lab. of Neural Control, NINDS)
Dr. Floyd J. Brinley1961NINDS, NIH (Biophysics)
Dr. P. Galen Lenhert1960Vanderbilt University (Physics)
Dr. Robert M. Benolken1959 (deceased)University of Texas (Cell Physiology)
Dr. M.L. Wolbarsht1958**Duke University (Psychology)
Dr. William J. Stekiel1957Medical College of Wisconsin (Physiology)
Dr. Paul Hurlburt1955Rockefeller University (Biophysics)
Dr. Charles Edwards1953SUNY-Albany (Biophysics)
Dr. Richard Fitzhugh1953NIH (Biophysics)
Dr. E.F. MacNichol1952Boston University School of Medicine (Physiology)

Corporate Positions

NameGraduation YearEmployment
Dr. Patrick Ahl1981Liposome Research Co., Princeton, NJ
Dr. John D. Brantley1988Pall Corp., East Hills, NY
Dr. Paula Fitzgerald1977Merck Institute, Rahway, NJ
Dr. Frithjof H. Kuntze1997Summit, Inc., Paris, France
Dr. Erich Phillips1985Failure Analysis Co., Menlo Park, CA
Dr. George Privalov1995Applied Thermodynamics, Baltimore, MD
Dr. John Sack1981Squibb, Princeton, NJ
Dr. Ete Szüts1975MediSense, Inc. / Abbott Labs
Dr. Gregory Stock1977Transaction Technology, Inc., Los Angeles, CA and UCLA Program on Science, Technology and the Origin of Life
Dr. Alexander Waldrop1977Gen-Probe, San Diego, CA
Dr. Steven T. WhittenScientist, Redstorm Corp., Galveston, Texas

Post-Doctoral & Research Associate Positions

NameGraduation YearEmployment
Dr. Christina Bradley2003Lab of Molecular Biology, NIDDK, NIH
Dr. Cuauh Garcia-Garcia2003Univ. of California-Berkeley (Chemistry)
Dr. Joseph Walsh2002University of Kentucky (Chemistry)
Dr. Kelly Lee2001The Scripps Research Institute (Molecular Biology)
Dr. Elizabeth Boskey2000Johns Hopkins University (School of Public Health)
Dr. Jose D’Aquino-Ruiz2000Brandeis University (Biochemistry)
Dr. Stuart Olmsted2000Scientist, RAND Corp.-Pittsburgh
Dr. Marina Kasimova1999University of Copenhagen, Denmark (Chemistry)
Dr. Ronald L. Koder1999Univ of Pennsylvania Medical School (Biochemistry & Biophysics)
Dr. Yiider Tseng1999Johns Hopkins University (Chemical Engineering)
Dr. Carrie K. Vance1999
University of Florida (Pharmacology and Therapeutics)
Dr. Boyoung Cha1998Johns Hopkins University (Gastroenterology)
Dr. Carville G. Bevans1997Yale University (Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry)
Dr. Carla DeMaria1997Technology Licensing, Georgetown University
Dr. John Dwyer1996University of Chicago (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)
Dr. John T. Finn1996Systems Research Dept., Sandia National Laboratory, Livermore, CA
Dr. Davida Streett1996National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Dr. Tung-Kung Wu1996Stanford University (Chemistry)
Dr. Yihua Yu1996University of Utah (Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
Dr. Jining Bai1995Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Pathology)
Dr. Phillip Castle1995National Cancer Institute (Div. of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics)
Dr. Jen-Zen Chuang1995Cornell University Medical School (Dyson Vision Research Institute)
Dr. Yuanyi Feng1995Harvard University (Molecular Biology)
Dr. Janet Padgett1995Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Dr. Annette Boman1993National Institutes of Health (Lab. of Biological Chemistry, NCI)
Dr. Dong Xie1993National Cancer Institute (Structural Biology Program)
Dr. Sumantra Chattarji1992National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India
Dr. Zhican Qu1991Washington University Medical School (Pathology)
Dr. Theodore Mullman1988Temple University (Biochemistry)
Dr. Michael Ottlinger1988Children’s Hospital – Boston (Clinical Chemistry)
Dr. Rufus Burlingame1987Scripps Research Institute (Molecular & Experimental Medicine)
Dr. Roy Tishler1987Harvard University (Joint Center for Radiation Therapy)
Dr. Jai-Hyon Rho1982The Salk Institute (Neural Systems Lab.)
Dr. Marion Usselman1982Georgia Institute of Technology (CEISMC)

* Master’s degree only from Department of Biophysics; doctorate received elsewhere.
** Thesis research in Department of Biophysics; degree granted by another department.