Spring 2019 Class Notes

Class Notes

Shiva Barforoshi (BA 2013) is a third year medical student at
Chicago Medical School.
Aakanksha Singhvi (PhD 2008) is an assistant member (faculty) at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and an affiliate assistant professor at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Bryan Bischel (BA 1991) is the senior director for medical affairs at Notal Vision, Inc., which has developed a cloud-based platform to address unmet diagnostic, economic, and social needs in ophthalmology. Diana Starr (PhD 2005) is a biotech strategy consultant who started her own company, Starr Strategy LLC, in 2018.
Alan Chan (BA 2000) is the director of communications and policy at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Vaccine Research Center, which facilitates the development of new or improved vaccines and therapeutics. Allison Terbush (PhD 2018) is a medical writer at Quest Diagnostics, writing educational materials for doctors, health professionals, and patients.
Nick Ellis (PhD 2016) is a senior scientist in Process Development at Pfizer, investigating new and innovative ways to make biologics. Leonid Teytelman (PhD 2009) is the co-founder and CEO of Protocols.io, an open-access platform for sharing and discovering science protocol knowledge.
• C. Andrew Frank (PhD 2003) is an associate professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Iowa. Sasha Thomas (BA 1996) is a physician in the division of internal medicine at the Mayo Clinic.
Philippe de Gaiffier (BA 2018) is an analyst at Health Advances, a healthcare-focused strategy consulting firm. Tony Tin (BA 2008) is a senior scientist at Natera, Inc., investigating plasma circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) as a biomarker for therapy response, minimal residual disease (MRD), and relapse in cancer patients.
Jen Lee (BA 2006) is the regional vice president for retail and consumer goods at Salesforce. Shannon Wu (BA 2017) is a first year medical student at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.
Marc Perry (AB 1981 Biochemistry) is a bioinformatics and data scientist at the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UCSF Medical School. Stephanie Yonker (PhD 2003) is the vice president of Legal at Alector, Inc.


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