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Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics (MCBG) Students & Alumni


Recent Publications

Michelle Swift, Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics

Michelle Swift
Mentor: Dr. Jane Clifford (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)


Jasmine Peake, Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics

Jasmine Peake
Mentor: Dr. Eishi Noguchi (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)


Margaret O’Connor

Margaret O’Connor
Mentor: Dr. Elias El Haddad (Department of Medicine)


Konstantin Budagyan
Mentor: Dr. Jonathan Chernoff (Fox Chase Cancer Center)


Allison Yankey
Mentor: Dr. Srinivas Somarowthu (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)


Kritika Hanamshet, Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics Program

Kritika Hanamshet
Mentor: Dr. Alexander Mazin


Rebecca Holton, Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics Student

Rebecca Holton
Mentor: Dr. Karen Berkowitz (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)


Alexa Cannon, Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics Student

Alexa Cannon
Mentor: Dr. Jonathan Chernoff (Fox Chase Cancer Center)


Katherine Innamorati, Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics Student

Katherine Innamorati
Mentor: Dr. Garth Ehrlich (Department of Microbiology & Immunology)


Dorothy Benton, Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics Student

Dorothy Benton
Mentor: Dr. Jonathan Chernoff (Fox Chase Cancer Center)


Kristopher Raghavan, Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics Program

Kristopher Raghavan
Mentor: Dr. Edna Cukierman (Fox Chase Cancer Center)


Jennifer Alexander, Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics student

Jennifer Alexander
Mentor: Dr. Edna Cukierman (Fox Chase Cancer Center)


Mihir Shetty, Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics student

Mihir Shetty
Mentor: Dr. Eishi Noguchi (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)


Mitchell Parker
Mentor: Dr. Erica Golemis (Fox Chase Cancer Center)


Patrick Williams, Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics student

Patrick Williams
Mentor: Dr. Todd Strochlic (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)


Michael Owens, Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics student

Michael Owens
Mentor: Dr. Srinivas Somarowthu (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)


Nicole Klee, Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics student

Nicole Klee
Mentor: Dr. Robert Moreland (Department of Pharmacology & Physiology)



Maya Rao, a student in the Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics program. Cover art by Maya Rao, a student in the Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics program.

Maya Rao
Mentor: Dr. Patrick Loll (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)


Cell Reports

Tim Beck
Mentor: Dr. Erica Golemis (Fox Chase Cancer Center)

  • "Anti-Müllerian Hormone Signaling Regulates Epithelial Plasticity and Chemoresistance in Lung Cancer" in Cell Reports. His work was featured on the cover of the issue. Read more.

Tanu Singh, PhD candidate in the Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics program.

Tanu Singh
Mentor: Dr. Alana O'Reilly (Fox Chase Cancer Center)


Andrew Matamoros, student in the Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics program.

Andrew Matamoros
Mentor: Dr. Peter Baas (Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy)


Justin Cohen, PhD candidate in the Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics program.

Justin Cohen
Mentor: Dr. Claudio Torres (Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)


John Chojnowski
Mentor: Todd Strochlic (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)


Suyash Bhatnagar, PhD, Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics Student

Suyash Bhatnagar
Mentor: Akhil Vaidya (Department of Microbiology & Immunology)


Timothy Nacarelli, a recent PhD graduate in the Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics program.

Timothy Nacarelli
Mentor: Dr. Christian Sell (Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine).


Zach Bacigalupa, Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics PhD candidate

Zachary Bacigalupa
Mentor: Dr. Mauricio J. Reginato (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)


Valerie L. Sodi, a recent PhD graduate in the Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics program.

Valerie L. Sodi
Mentor: Dr. Mauricio J. Reginato (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)


Sajitha Anthony
Mentor: Dr. Jeffrey Peterson (Fox Chase Cancer Center)


Mariana C. Gadaleta, a recent PhD graduate

Mariana C. Gadaleta
Mentor: Dr. Eishi Noguchi (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)


Jessica Casciano, a recent PhD graduate

Jessica Casciano
Mentor: Dr. Michael Bouchard (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)


Christina M. Ferrer, PhD candidate in the Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics program.

Christina M. Ferrer
Mentor: Dr. Mauricio Reginato (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology).

A Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics program graduate student working in a laboratory at Drexel University College of Medicine.