Department of Medicinal and Biological Chemistry

MBC Graduate List

See photos of some of the MBC graduates from the past 20 years

Student Name Entry Year Degree, Year Thesis Advisor Initial Postgraduate Position(s) More Recent
Position(s)
Bhatt, Ratan 1985 M.S. 1986 Richard A. Hudson, Ph.D. Ph.D. Pharmacology
University of Colorado;
Postdoctoral
John Hopkins
 
Boylan, Doug 1986 M.S. 1992 Julian Davies, Ph.D. Medical School  
Yorke, Vicki 1986 M.S. 1989 Kelly, Ph.D. Research Technician;
Medical School
Ohio State
 
Agarwal, Sameer 1986 M.S. 1988 Stephen Cheatham, Ph.D    
Jagota, Nirdosh 1986 M.S. 1988 Stephen Cheatham, Ph.D. Ph.D. Pharmaceutics,
University of Georgia
 
Huang, Zwihen 1987 M.S. 1989 Stephen Cheatham, Ph.D. Research Technician,
Synaptic Pharm., NJ
 
Patel, Phenil 1989 Ph.D. 1992 Richard A. Hudson, Ph.D. Postdoctoral
University of Utah;
Parke Davis, N.J.
 
Petousis, Nick 1989 Ph.D. 1992 A. Morgan, Ph.D. Postdoctoral
Northwestern Univeristy
Chicago;
Parke Davis/Pfizer
 
           
Tang, Hai-Ping 1989 M.S. 1992 Channing Hinman, Ph.D. Research Techician
Case Western
Cleveland, OH
Consultant
Beijing, China
Abuh, Yahaya 1990 Ph.D. 1994 William S. Messer, Ph.D.   Pharmacist, Florida
Liu, Young 1990 M.S. 1992 William S. Messer, Ph.D. Research Technician,
Univeristy of Toledo
 
Lodoya, Rita 1990 Ph.D. 1997 James Slama, Ph.D.    
Hu, Ji-Yang 1991 M.S. 1993 Katherine A. Wall, Ph.D.    
Babatunde, Ojo 1991 M.S. 1992
Ph.D. 1994
William S. Messer, Ph.D. Savannah State Univeristy  
Ramsinghani, Sushma 1991 Ph.D. 1998 James Slama, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Kentucky
Assistant Dean, Department Chair, and Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Feik School of Pharmacy
Zhang, Zhou-Peng 1992 Ph.D. 1995 Richard A. Hudson, Ph.D. Postdoctoral UCSF Merck
Guan, Liping 1993 M.S. 1995 Marcia M. McInerney, Ph.D. Nursing School M.D. Toledo
Liu, Zheng 1993 M.S. 1995 Katherine A. Wall, Ph.D. Ph.D.program,Univ. Southern California CTL Therapeutics
Seidel, Matthew 1993 M.S. 1995 Marcia M. McInerney, Ph.D. Medical School,Ohio State University
M.D. degree
MD. Toledo
itaraman, Sheela 1993 Ph.D. 1998 Katherine A. Wall, Ph.D. Bioanalytical Systems Eli Lilly
Xu, Libo 1993 Ph.D. 2003 James Slama, Ph.D. Merck  
Zhang, Hao 1993 M.S. 1997 William S. Messer, Ph.D.   Bristol Myers Squibb
Hu, Zhiyong 1994 M.S. 1997 Paul W. Erhardt, Ph.D. Schering Plough, NJ  
Huang, Xi-Ping 1994 M.S. 1997 Ph.D. 1999 William S. Messer, Ph.D. Postdoctoral,SUNY
Stonybrook, NY
 
Krishnan, Vyjayanthi 1994 Ph.D. 2000 Steven M. Peseckis, Ph.D. NIH 2000-2006 Senior Scientist
Wellstat Biologics,
Gaithersburg, MD
Mehta, Nimish 1994 Ph.D. 2000 James Slama, Ph.D. Asst. Prof. (2000-2005),Long Island University, NY Director of Educational Strategy
MedscapeCME
Nguyen, Jaime 1994 M.S. 1996 Marcia M. McInerney, Ph.D. M.D., Columbia University International Medicine
Ni, Yi-Dong 1994 M.S. 1996 Paul W. Erhardt, Ph.D. Prega Biosciences,
San Diego, CA
 
Pacifico, Anthony 1994 Ph.D. 1996 Max Funk, Ph.D.    
Shen, Rongqing 1994 M.S. 1996 Richard A. Hudson, Ph.D.    
Smith, Charles 1994 Ph.D. 2001 Channing Hinman, Ph.D. Visiting Professor, Univ. Toledo  
Hou, Xiaoping 1995 M.S. 1999 Katherine A. Wall, Ph.D. GlaxoSmithKline  
Zhao, Botoa 1995   Steven M. Peseckis, Ph.D. Xerox Corporation  
Cao, Yang 1996 Ph.D. 2002 William S. Messer, Ph.D. Scientist,
Arch Corporation, NJ
 
El-Gharbawy 1996 Ph.D. 2001 Channing Hinman, Ph.D. Postdoctoral,
Medical College of Ohio
Toledo, OH
 
Jiao, Jing 1996 M.S. 2000 Paul W. Erhardt, Ph.D.    
Pham, Wellington 1996 Ph.D. 2000 Steven M. Peseckis, Ph.D. Postdoc, UCLA;
Instructor Radiology,
Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor,
Vanderbilt University
Institute of Imaging Science
Zhang, Cunyu 1996 M.S. 1999 Paul W. Erhardt, Ph.D.    
Brickley, Deanna 1997 M.S. 1999 Marcia M. McInerney, Ph.D. Research Technician,
Univ. of Chicago
 
Huang, Chunli 1997 M.S. 2002 Richard A. Hudson, Ph.D. Schering-Plough  
Liu, Fenghua 1997 M.S. 2001 William S. Messer, Ph.D. Research Fellow,
Kosan Pharmaceuticals, CA
 
Zhang, Hai-Jun 1997 M.S. 2000 William S. Messer, Ph.D. Scientist,
Bayer
 
Lila, Rahim 1998 Ph.D. 2002 Steven M. Peseckis, Ph.D. Informatics,
Scitegic, Inc.
Informatics,
Amgen, Inc
Laham, Mohammad K. (Mohammed Mohammed) 1998 Ph.D. 2004 Marcia M. McInerney, Ph.D.   Assistant Dean,
Pharmaceutical Science
University of Jordan
Yim, Sunghan 1998 Ph.D. 2003 Katherine A. Wall, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow
Univ. of Med. & Dentistry, NJ
 Research Scientist II
Avon Products, Inc.
Al'Hamadsheh, Ma'Moun 1999 Ph.D. 2004 Richard Hudson, Ph.D. Postdoctoral  
Wroblewski, Mary 1999 M.S. William S. Messer, Ph.D. Medical School  
Christensen, Marc 1999 Ph.D. 2006 Steven M. Peseckis, Ph.D.    
Dudley, Richard, R.Ph. 2000 Ph.D. 2006 Steven M. Peseckis, Ph.D.  

Assistant Professor and Chair
Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Findlay

Zhang, Minjia 2000 M.S. 2003 James Slama, Ph.D. Research Assistant  
Gupta, Shuchi 2001 Ph.D. 2005 Richard Hudson, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow  
Khupse, Rahul 2001 Ph.D. 2006 Paul W. Erhardt, Ph.D.    
Noshi, Mohammed 2001 M.S. 2003 Paul W. Erhardt, Ph.D. Ph.D. Program,
Purdue University
 
Heakal, Yasser 2002 M.S. 2005 Paul W. Erhardt, Ph.D. Graduate School,
University of Pennsylvania
 
Liu, Qing 2002 M.S. 2005 James Slama, Ph.D. Ph.D. program
Ohio State University
 
Morran, Michael 2002 Ph.D. 2006 Marcia M. McInerney, Ph.D. Postoctoral Fellow
University of Michigan
 
Davis, Emily 2004 M.S. 2006 Katherine A. Wall, Ph.D.    
Khupse, Rahul   Ph.D. 2007   Research Chemist
Center for Drug Design & Development
University of Toledo
Assistant Professor
University of Findlay
Liu, Ji Dong   Ph.D. 2007     Assistant Director
Division of Medicinal Chemistry
Beta Pharma
Mittal, Rittesh   Ph.D. 2007   Postdoctoral Fellow
Anatrace
 
Ficke, Lisa   Ph.D. 2008   Project Leader
Kendle International
 
Gupta, Nirdesh   Ph.D. 2009   Technology Transfer Patent Specialist
Los Angeles Children's Hospital
 
Patel, Sachin   Ph.D. 2008  

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El-Dakdouki, Mohammad   Ph.D. 2009   Postdoctoral Researcher
Michigan State University
 
Brown, Paul   Ph.D. 2010   Researcher
The Cleveland Clinic
 
Alexander, Lindsay   Ph.D. 2010   Postdoctoral Fellow
The Cleveland Clinic
 
Last Updated: 6/26/15