Career Paths

Wherever your ambitions lie, you will receive the support you need to follow a path well worn by BCM alumni who have built successful careers across diverse endeavors. The following lists provide an update on where some of our graduate students went after completion of their Ph.D. program at Baylor College of Medicine.

Alumni

Name

Mentor

Graduation Year

Current Position

Robert Britton

James Lupski

1996

Professor of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine

Ezequiel M. Fuentes Pananá

Paul D. Ling

1999

Head of Cancer and Virology Research Unit, Medical Science Researcher E (Associate Professor equivalent), Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez

Britt Glaunsinger

Ron Javier

2001

Associate Professor, UC Berkeley and Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Kelly Warfield

Margaret Conner

2002

Senior Director, Emergent Biosolutions -- Antiviral Research and Development

Amy Arrington

Janet Butel

2003

Chief of Global Biologic Preparedness in Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

Shannon McKinney Freeman

Peggy Goodell

2003

Associate Member, St. Jude's Children's Hospital

Seung-Hyo Lee

David Corry

2005

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Jin Han

Tse-hua Tan

2005

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Illinois 

Wendong Yu

Andrew Rice

2006

Assistant Professor of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine

Joseph Hyser

Mary Estes

2007

Assistant Professor of Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine

Victor Keasler

Betty Slagle

2007

Director of Production Maximization & Microbiology, Nalco Champion

Dongsu Park

David Spencer

2007

Assistant Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Zachary Bornholdt

BVV Prasad

2008

Director, App Biopharmaceutical

Sangeeta Goswami

Farrah Kheradmand

2008

Assistant Professor of Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Hector Sandoval

Jin Wang

2008

Medical Science Liaison, Janssen Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson & Johnson

Yan Wang

Andrew Rice

2008

Attorney, Vinson & Elkins

Tyler Sharp

Mary Estes

2010

Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rafael Cubas

Cathy Yao

2010

Scientist, Genentech

Ana Maria Cardenas

Tim Palzkill

2012

Clinical Microbiology Lab Director and Assistant Professor, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Elicia Grace

Christophe Herman

2013

Scientific Applications Specialist, Integrated DNA Technologies

Jaturong (Oab) Sewatanon

Paul D. Ling

2013

Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Rajesh Thippeshappa

Jason Kimata

2013

Staff Scientist, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

John Morgan Knight

David Corry

2014

Instructor, Baylor College of Medicine

Christopher Nobles

Anthony Maresso

2014

Bioinformatician, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Wen Lu

David Corry

2016

Postdoctoral Scientist, UC San Francisco

Ran You

Farrah Kheradmand

2016

Postdoctoral Scientist, UC San Francisco

Redwan Huq

Christine Beeton

2017

Lead Data Scientist, Nielsen

Vivian (Dan) Liang

Will Decker

2017

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

Wei-Chi Tsai

Richard Lloyd

2017

Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT

Jason Kaelber

Wah Chiu

2017

Assistant Research Professor and Director of Cryo-Electron Microscopy, Rutgers State University of NJ

Thomas Lee

Matthew Bettini

2018

Scientist, SQZ Biotechnologies

Maran Sprouse

Maria Bettini

2018

Postdoctoral Scientist, University of Arizona