Student Profiles

Graduate Students

Our graduate programs and the resources available to our postdoctoral team are unsurpassed. Our students come from the Immunology and Infectious Diseases, NIH Protein Biotechnology, and Interdisciplinary programs.
Graduate Training Programs
Research Opportunities

Shannon Allen

Shannon Allen


PhD Student
Advisor: Tom Kawula

Johannetsy Avillan

Johannetsy Avillan


PhD Student
Advisor: Doug Call

Elizabeth Borghesan

Elizabeth Borghesan


PhD Student, IID
Advisor: Dr. Jean Celli

Kelly Deobald

Kelly Deobald


PhD Student
Advisor: Tom Kawula

Sedelia Dominguez

Sedelia Dominguez


Graduate Student, SMB
Advisor: Dr. Tom Kawula

Brandon Flatgard

Brandon Flatgard


PhD Student
Advisor: Amin Islam

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Catherine Grady


M.S. Student
Advisor: Pilar Fernandez

Duncan Ithinji

Duncan Ithinji


PhD Candidate
Advisor: Tom Kawula

Katelin Jackson

Katelin Jackson


PhD Student
Advisor: Eric Lofgren

Stephanie Johnson

Stephanie Johnson


PhD Student
Advisor: Eric Lofgren

Ahmed Lugelo

Ahmed Lugelo


PhD Candidate
Advisor: Felix Lankester

Cameron Mandel

Cameron Mandel


PhD Student
Advisor: Anders Omsland

Matthew Mietchen

Matthew Mietchen


PhD Student
Advisor: Eric Lofgren

Colleen Monahan

Colleen Monahan


PhD Student
Advisor: Anders Omsland

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Josphat Mulei Muema


PHD Graduate Fellow

Leonard Nderitu

Leonard Nderitu


PhD Student
Advisor: Kariuki Njenga

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Josephine Nekura


MSc – Jomo Kenyatta University
Advisor: Samuel Thumbi Mwangi

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Mutono Nyamai


PHD Graduate Fellow

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Elkanah Otiang


PhD – University of Nairobi
Advisor: Samuel Thumbi Mwangi

George Semango

George Semango


PhD Candidate
Advisor: Felix Lankester

Sinem Ulusan

Sinem Ulusan


PhD Student
Advisor: Bonnie Gunn

Steven Winter

Steven Winter


PhD Student
Advisor: Margaret Wild
Advisor: Pilar Fernandez

TJ Yockachonis

TJ Yockachonis


PhD Student
Advisor: Bonnie Gunn