Fall 2017 Class of BCB Students
Eight new students entered the BCB Program in Fall 2017 and one new student, Schuyler Smith, entered in Spring 2017. The Fall 2017 students have completed two rotations in the program and have begun their third in the labs of various BCB faculty members. Front left are: Shofi Andari, Sharmistha Chakrabortty, and Yulu Chen. Back left are: Zerui Zhang, Paul Villanueva, Pranav Khade, Zachary Lozier, Schuyler Smith, and Basil Khuder. They have all put their profiles on the People page in the BCB website.
The BCBGSO Board has been working on plans for the 4th Annual BCB Symposium on March 30. A grant from the Office of Biotechnology has been secured. Matthew Wilkerson, a BCB alum will be one of the prestigious speakers at the Symposium. Board members include Alvin Chon, president, Sagnik Banerjee, Vice President with several other students generously volunteering for key roles in the organization including: Xiyu Peng, Treasurer; Paul Villanueva, BCBLab, Valeria Velasquez-Zapata, Outreach, Devin Molnau, Social Chair and Urminder Singh, IT.
The BCBLab has been very active this year with many projects being submitted from across campus. The BCBLab gives students a consulting opportunity.
Resources for Students
|For all students||Campus Resources||For New Students|
|BCB Handbook||Student Counseling||Pre Arrival|
|Forms and Publications||Harassment Issues||Orientation|
|BCB Administration||Ombuds Office||Rotations|
Latest Resource: On-Line Laptop checkout form
Congratulations to Recent Graduates
--Jie Liu, BBMB, Jernigan/Song, TBD.
--Kannan Sankar, BBMB, Jernigan/Dobbs, Schrodinger - Computational Drug Design, Antibody Engineering, New York City.
Bhagyashree Birla, GDCB, Henderson/Dill, Field Application Specialist at QIAGEN, Texas.
Haibo Liu, Animal Science, Tuggle/Liu, Dupont Pioneer.
--Jennifer Chang, Postdoctoral Fellow with Amy Vincent's lab at the USDA-ARS National Animal Disease Center, Ames, Iowa
--Priyanka Surana, Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Wise/Nettleton, Plant Breeding Institute in Sydney, Australia. Bioinformatics Scientist.
--Ruolin Liu, Bina/Roche, San Francisco, CA
Internship Opportunities for Current Students
BCB students have taken part in important internship opportunities typically during summer semesters including:
- Boehringer Ingelheim - Xin Yin
- Dow - Chris Eisley, Ruolin Liu, Yuan Wang
- Genentech - Kannan Sankar
- Merck - Misha Rajaram, Li Xue and Usha Muppirala
- Monsanto - Wengang Zhou, Gaurav Kandoi
- Micron Technologies - Yao Fu
- Novartis - Xiaoyong Sun
- Regeneron - Jie Liu
- Siemens - Fadi Towfic
- Syngenta - Yves Sucaet, Matt Moscou, Divya Mistry
View the Internship page here.
View job placement sites here.