Alumni – Former Postdoctoral Associates

Dr. Erica Parker

Medicinal Chemist, PTC Therapeutics

Ph.D. in Chemistry,
Baylor University
Postdoctoral Associate,
February 2017-August 2021

Dr. Maryam Ghavami

Medicinal Chemist, Abbvie

Ph.D. in Chemistry,
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
and State University
Postdoctoral Associate,
August 2018-June 2020

Dr. Stephen Motika

Medicinal Chemist, PTC Therapeutics

Ph.D. in Chemistry,
University of South Florida
Postdoctoral Associate,
September 2017-June 2020​

Dr. William Montgomery

Consultant, Boston Consulting Group

Ph.D. in Chemistry,
University of Texas
Postdoctoral Associate
August 2016-June 2019

Dr. Andrew Riley

Assistant Professor,
Department of Medicinal Chemistry,
University of Illinois, Chicago

Ph.D. in Chemistry,
University of Kansas
Postdoctoral Associate,
August 2015-June 2018

Dr. Mohamed Elsayed

Senior Scientist, Pfizer

Ph.D in Medicinal Chemistry
Purdue University
Postdoctoral Associate
September 2018-February 2019

Dr. Bryan Yestrepsky

​Senior Scientist, AbbVie

Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry,
University of Michigan 
Postdoctoral Associate,
October 2013-May 2015

Dr. Sarah Tasker

Assistant Professor,
Department of Chemistry,
Franklin & Marshall College

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Postdoctoral Associate,
October 2015-July 2018

Dr. Matt Brichacek

Assistant Professor,
Department of Chemistry,
University of Maine

Ph.D. in Chemistry,
Cornell University
Postdoctoral Associate,
July 2010-July 2014

Dr. Ryan Rafferty

Assistant Professor,
Department of Chemistry,
Kansas State University

Ph.D. in Chemistry,
Colorado State University
Postdoctoral Associate,
September 2011-June 2014

Dr. Isak Im

Senior Scientist, JW Pharmaceuticals

Ph.D. in Chemistry,
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology
Postdoctoral Associate,
May 2010-October 2013

Dr. Rob Huigens

Assistant Professor,
College of Pharmacy,
University of Florida

Ph.D. in Chemistry,
North Carolina State University
American Cancer Society
Postdoctoral Associate,
August 2009-Februrary 2013

Dr. Kathy Partlow

Senior Proposal Development Coordinator,
University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Ph.D. in Molecular Cell Biology,
Washington University in St. Louis
Postdoctoral Associate,
November 2007-June 2012

Dr. Seok-Ho Kim

Associate Professor,
College of Pharmacy,
Cha University

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry,
Seoul National University
Postdoctoral Associate,
November 2008-November 2010

Dr. Danny Hsu

Global Medical Affairs Lead,
Hong Kong,
Merck Sharp & Dohme

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry,
Virgina Tech
Postdoctoral Associate,
September 2007-June 2010

Dr. Xianjun Liu

True Pharmachem

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry,
Fudan University 
Postdoctoral Associate,
November 2004-January 2007

Dr. Bandaru Sreenivasulu

Sai Advantium Pharma Ltd.

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry,
University of Hyderabad
Postdoctoral Associate,
May 2004-October 2005

Dr. Anil K. Sharma

Research Assistant Professor of Chemistry,
North Carolina State University

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry,
National Chemical Laboratory, India
Postdoctoral Associate,
September 2001-January 2005