Alumni of the T.H. Black Research Group

Eastern Illinois University - 1986-2006
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     This is my attempt to account for all of the students who have passed through the Black group on their way to fame and fortune.  I'm pretty sure it's incomplete. If you're on the list, and the information about you is wrong in any way, please let me know!  If you're not on the list and should be, please tell me!! Or, if you know something about an alum for whom we're missing data, I'd appreciate an e-mail. Alums, I'd love to know what you've been up to and what you're doing!  Just drop me a note by clicking here!  Thanks!

Name

Grad.
Year
Further Education and Current Position (if known)

Abt, Daniel

1992

HS teacher

Andrews, Kris

1995

M.D. (SIU)

Arrivo, Steven       

1988

Ph.D. - Northwestern University (Weitz), now Pfizer (MI)

Bissett, Kirk

1998

Mich. St. Univ.

Boshart, Mace

2004

applying to medical school

Bown, Jeff

2000

high school chemistry teacher

Breen, Meghan

2008

MD/PhD school

Brown, Gary   

1992

completing BS at ISU

Brown, Kris

1992

Ph.D. - UIUC

Caddel, Jay

1994

Campbell, Heather

1991


Chebny, Vince

2004

Ph.D.- Marquette

Colwell, Brian

1988

high school teacher

Craft, Jody

2002

MD - SIU

Daniel, Matt

1997

Bodycote

Dreslik, Michael

1991

MS - EIU

DuBay, William

1988

Ph.D.- 1993 US Carolina (Marshall); PD at Indiana U (Grieco); now DSM Pharmaceuticals

Durham, Jennifer

1989

M.D./Ph.D. - University of Minnesota

Eisenbeis, Shane

1990

Ph.D. - University of Texas (Magnus), now Pfizer (CT)

Elliott, James

2000


Fields, John

1988

industrial chemist

Flynn, Sean

1992

M.D. (UIUC)

Forsee, Jennifer

1996

PhD - Kansas (medchem); PD at Stanford (Wender)

Garrett, Joshua

1998

MD - UIUC

Gatto, Craig

1988

Ph.D. (Univ. of Missouri, physiology), now Asst. Prof., Ill. State Univ.

Giammanco, Mike

2005

D.Ph. school

Grace, Richard

1993

Cabot

Graham, William

2002

Lilly

Gribbens, Jason

1997


Hall, Jeffery

1989

M.D. - University of Illinois

Hanson, Jewel

1989

DO

Harmon, Mark

1995


Hauck, Jeffery

1990

chemical industry

Hoekstra, John

2004


Hubble, Tim

1995

MD

Hunt, Jacob

2001


Immke, David


M.S. - EIU (Woodall)

Jarvis , Michelle

1993


Johnston, Julie

2004


Kane, Anna

2004

MD school - Rush

Kashefi, Roozbeh

1997

DMD - SIU

Keniley, Larry

2006


Klaus, Isaac

2006


Klingenberg, Victoria

1994


Knobeloch, John

1986

chemical sales

Koslosky, Peter

2001

Sigma-Aldrich

Lamczyk, Mary

1992

Ph.D. candidate - U.S. Carolina

Lineberry, Aaron

2005

Ph.D. - Univ. of Akron; now at Landland Comm. College

Linn, Tera

2002


Lubbs, Brian

1997

HS teacher - Paris, IL

Marlow, Michael

1990


Martinie, Sean

1995


McDermott, Todd

1989

Ph.D. (Berkeley, Heathcock), PD Madison (Burke), now Abbott

Mitchell, Andrea

2003

Lilly

Morrison, Melissa

1999


Mounce, Andy

2006


Nelson, Aaron

2001

zoo major, only FA 1998 in lab

Newton, Jon

1992

???

Pereklita, Krista

2000

P.A. school

Peterson, Karen

1995

MD

Peters, George


MD

Porter, Randy

1987
H.S. teacher

Probst, Don

1997

Ph.D. (Kansas, 2006)

Schumm, Jeffry

1988

Ph.D. (1993 - US Carolina (Tours)) - Great Lakes Chem. Corp

Seelhoefer, Greg 2002 MD - SIU

Selner, Nick

2006


Serpe, Jason

1994


Serpico, Joseph
1988

Sheu, Robert

1989

M.D. - Loyola University - now at Beth-Isreal as Dir. of Pain Division

Sipple, John

2002

MS study at EIU

Smith, Kristy

2006


St. Louis, Leigh

1994

MD

Swaner, Jon



Taylor, John

1988

Celotex

Tennison, Eric

2006

left group SP05

Thomas, Antoine

1999

left group after one semester

Tully, Paul

1989

Ph.D. (Northwestern 1992); Stepan Chemical Co.; J.D. (John Marshall); now a partner & part owner at MBHB Law

Wellen, Joe

1995

Biocraft

Williams, Todd

1988

M.D.(SIU) 1992

Witschi, Mark

2001

PhD student - NU

Wood, Benjamin

1998

police officer, Champaign, IL

Yates, Bryan

1990

M.S. 1994 -now at Spectral Data Services, Champaign, IL

York, Shane

1998


Yurkovich, Mike

2002

Ph.D. candidate - Purdue

Zigler, David

2004


Zimmerman, Heidi

1990


Zotz, Mike

2001


M.S. Students
Grad.
Year
Current Status

Boppisetti, Jagadish

2003

PhD candidate at Wash. Univ.

Farrell, John

2000

Pharmacia (Kalamazoo)

Gatto, Craig

1990

Ph.D. - University of Missouri, PD Oregon, now asst. prof. at ISU

Hua, Erbing

2000

Pfizer (Groton, CT)

Huang, Jianhua 1993 Sterling-Winthrop Pharmaceuticals

Miller, Brian

DNG

job hunting

Rigdon, John

DNG


Maluleka, Steven

1990

working in S. Africa

Olson, John

DNG

laid off from Sphinx Pharmaceuticals

Padakanti, Prashanth 2004 Ph.D. candidate at Washington Univ.

Xiong, Li

1996

PhD candidate at Purdue

Yates, Bryan

1994

Spectral Data Services, Champaign, IL

Zeng, Liansheng


"Robert" left group early, got MS with Prof. McGuire

Zhang, Lihua

1995

"Charlie"'s whereabouts unknown

Zhang, Yong

1994

PhD (Kansas, medchem., Georg), now Merck

Zhao, Xiguang

2002

PhD candidate at Utah (Keck)
Postdocs
Year
Left
Current Status

Smith, Doug

1995

Assoc. Prof. at Cal. State-San Bernardino

Ruane, Michael

2005

Assistant Prof. at Univ. of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
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