Former Lab Members and Publication History

Positions past trainees have taken after leaving the Overbaugh Lab

Publication record of trainees during the time they were in the Overbaugh lab (1988-2018)

21 PhD students; 21 Postdoctoral Fellows

Post-Doctoral Fellows

  • Jared Baeten, MD, PhD | Vice President, Clinical Development, Gilead Sciences
  • Catherine Blish, MD, PhD | Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Stanford University
  • Cara Burns, PhD | Team Leader, Polio Molecular Epidemiology and Surveillance Laboratory, CDC
  • Serene Forte, PhD | Executive Director, Global Medical Affairs and Gene Therapy, PTC Therapeutics
  • Steve Froggett, PhD | Independent Consultant and Executive Director, Froggett and Associates, LLC
  • John Gosink, PhD | Senior Computational Biologist, Seattle Genetics
  • Adeline Hajjar, DVM, PhD | Research Associate Professor, Departments of Immunology and Comparative Medicine, University of Washington
  • F. Claire Hankenson, DVM | Professor and Director of Animal Resources, Michigan State University
  • Mary-Elizabeth Harmon, PhD | Author-Philanthropist, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Jason Kimata, PhD | Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Paul Lewis, MD | Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Oregon Health Sciences University
  • Erica Lovelace, PhD | Staff Scientist, Fred Hutch
  • John Lynch, MD | Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Washington
  • Joshua Marceau, PhD | Program Manager, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Fred Hutch
  • Katherine S. Odem-Davis, PhD | Biostatistician, Center for Biomedical Sciences, University of Washington
  • Mary Poss, DVM, PhD | Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, Pennsylvania State University
  • Keshet Ronen, PhD, MPH / Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Global Health, University of Washington
  • Jeremy Roop, PhD | Scientist, Berkeley Brewing Science
  • Christine Rousseau, PhD | Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Manish Sagar, MD, MPH | Associate Professor, Boston University Medical School
  • Amit Sharma, PhD | Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University
  • Mackenzie Shipley, PhD | Project and Alliance Manager, Allen Institute for Immunology
  • Elaine Thomas, MD | Professor, Department of Medicine, University of New Mexico
  • Kate Williams, MPH, PhD | Scientific Study Manager, Atreca Inc
  • Xueling Wu, PhD | Assistant Professor, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, Rockefeller University
  • Yegor Veronin, PhD | Chief Operating Officer, Worcester Vaccine
Phylogenetic Tree of the Overbaugh Lab, 1988-2018
Phylogenetic Tree of the Overbaugh Lab, 1988-2018 High-res version

Pre-Doctoral Trainees

  • Sarah Benki, MS (Epi), PhD (2006) | Clinical Assistant Professor in Epidemiology, University of Washington
  • Sarah Boomer, PhD (1996) | Professor and Chair (former), Department of Biological Sciences, Western Oregon State College
  • David Boyd, PhD (2015) | Postdoctoral Fellow, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 
  • Bryce Chackerian, PhD (1996) | Professor and Vice Chair, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of New Mexico
  • Heather Cheng, MD, PhD (2005) | Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Oncology, University of Washington/Fred Hutch
  • Bhavna Chohan, PhD (2007) | Senior Research Officer, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)
  • Valerit Cortez, MPH, PhD (2009) | Postdoctoral Fellow, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Adam Dingens, MPH, PhD (2019) (co-mentor with J. Bloom) | Principal Scientist, Platform Biology Lead
  • Meghan Garrett PhD (2021) | Scientist, Adaptive Biotechnologies
  • Ted Gobillot, PhD (2020) | Medical Student, University of Washington
  • Leslie Goo, MPH, PhD (2013) | Assistant Professor, Fred Hutch
  • Daryl Humes, PhD (2012) | Senior Scientist, Sana Biotechnology
  • Adam Lauring, MD, PhD (2000) | Associate Professor, Departments of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Michigan
  • Dara Lehman, PhD (2008) | Senior Staff Scientist, Human Biology Division, Fred Hutch; Affiliate Associate Professor, University of Washington
  • Michelle Long, PhD (2001) | Product Development Manager, Tsukinekl
  • Jennifer Mabuka Maroa, PhD (2012) | Program Manager, African Academy of Sciences, Nairobi
  • Maxwell Majiwa Omenda, PhD (2013) | HIV Laboratory Head, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu
  • Ramon Mendoza, PhD (2007) | Director, Virology and Molecular Services, Microbiology & Quality Associates
  • Caitlin Milligan, MD, PhD (2015) | Resident, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard
  • Nicole Naiman, PhD (2019) | Resident, University of Texas
  • Anne Piantadosi, MD, PhD (2009) | Assistant Professor, Departments of Pathology and Infectious Diseases, Emory University
  • Mario Pineda, MD, PhD (2006) | Gynecological Oncologist, Ironwood Cancer and Research Center
  • Jennifer Rohn, PhD (1996) | Professor, Department of Medicine, University College London
  • Cassandra Simonich, PhD (2017) | Resident, Seattle Children’s

MS Students

  • Katherine (Katie) A. Bosch, MS | Research Associate, Fred Hutch
  • Samuel Gwynn, MS | deceased
  • Jennifer Johnson, MS I Vice President of Legal intellectual Property, Blaze Biosciences
  • John Nahabedian, MS | Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Julie Weis, MPH, MD (co-mentor) | Resident, University of Washington
  • Dawnnica Williams, MS, MD | Practicing Pediatrician, MA

Technical Staff

  • Maria Anderson
  • Ryan Anderson
  • Dana Arenz
  • Noah Cassidy
  • Sonja Danon
  • Shannon Devange 
  • Ozge Dogan
  • Sandy Emery
  • Bri Hennessy
  • Zahra Jalalian
  • Caroline Kikawa
  • Afsi Mozaffarian
  • Joel Neilson
  • Dana Devange-Panteleeff
  • Mark Papenhausen
  • Dylan Peterson 
  • Tucker Price
  • Stephanie Rainwater
  • Lyle Rudensey
  • Megan Stumpf
  • James Sugai
  • Bingjie Wang
  • Haidyn Weight
  • Mary Welch
  • Jeff Wilson

Undergraduates/Summer Research Trainees

  • Ryan Anderson 
  • Dana Arenz 
  • Kristina Bajema 
  • Raquel Bartz 
  • Jesse Bergevin 
  • Noah Cassidy 
  • Mitchel Chen
  • Ronald Cheung 
  • Margaret Chi
  • Neha Chohan 
  • Christopher Cottrell
  • Dana Devange 
  • Shannon Devange 
  • Ozge Dogan 
  • Shannon Emery 
  • Ana Glassmayer 
  • Lisa Gleason
  • Laura Granville
  • Madeleine Heller 
  • Stephanie Jackson 
  • Zahra Jalalian 
  • Lily Johnston
  • Erin Kirkegaard
  • Elizabeth Laws
  • Sam Melton
  • Megan McKenzie 
  • Afsi Mozaffarian
  • Bryn Mumma
  • Joel Neilson
  • Minh-An Ngugen
  • Willi Obenza | (PREP)*
  • Vera Okolo
  • Brannon Orton
  • Ethan Paddock
  • Mark Papenhausen
  • Adam Parast
  • Amber L. Peden
  • Deborah Peterson
  • Dylan Peterson
  • Tracey Pierce
  • Nick Provine
  • Megan Stumpf
  • Sasha Taleban
  • Laura C. Thornquist
  • Bingjie Wang 
  • Haidyn Weight 

* Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program

International Scholars

  • Alexi Borsenko
  • Bhavna Chohan 
  • Varsha Chohan
  • Emmanuel Kabare 
  • Jennifer Mabuka Maroa 
  • Maxwell Majiwa 
  • Musa Otieno N’gayo 
  • Simon Ogolla
  • Juma Shafi 
  • Jenn Slyker