Escalante Lab

Lab Alumni

  • Shaun Brinsmade
  • Previous graduate student
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 2002-2007)
  • Research Associate (NIH Fellow), A. L. Sonenshein, Department of Microbiology, Tufts University.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Georgetown University
  • Website
  • Nicole R. Buan
  • Previous graduate student
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 2000-2005)
  • Research Associate (NIH Fellow), W. Metcalf, Microbiology Department, U of Illinois-Urbana.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2010-present)
  • Website
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  • Maris V. Fonseca
  • Previous graduate student
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 1994-2001)
  • Research Associate, M. Winkler (Eli Lilly, 2001-2003)
  • Research Scientist, AMGEN Corp. (2003-2006)
  • Research Associate, M. Swanson (2006-present), U of Michigan, Microbiol. & Immunol. Dpt.
  • Monroe County Community College (Monroe, MI) (2011-present)
  • Website
  • Jeffrey G. Gardner
  • Previous graduate student
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 2003-2008)
  • Research Associate, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, UW-Madison (2008-present).
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • website: http://biology.umbc.edu/directory/faculty/gardner/
  • Jane O. Garrity
  • Previous graduate student
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 2002-2008)
  • Technology, NUtech Ventures, Lincoln, NE (2008-present)
  • Website
  • Michael J. Gray
  • Previous graduate student
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 2005-2010)
  • Research Associate. U. Jakob, Mol Cell & Dev Biol Dept, U of Michigan (2010-2015).
  • Assistant Professor, Microbiology Department, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Gray lab website
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  • Tracey L. Grimek
  • Previous graduate student
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 1997-2003)
  • UW-Madison, School of Pharmacy (2003-2007).
  • Kristy Hentchel
  • Alexander Horswill
  • Previous graduate student
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 1996-2001)
  • Research Associate (Damon Runyon Fellow), S. Benkovic, Chemistry, Penn State University, (2001-2005).
  • Assistant Professor, University of Iowa (2005-present)
  • Associate Professor, University of Iowa (2009-present)
  • Website
  • Jeffrey A. Lewis
  • Previous graduate student
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 2002-2007)
  • Research Associate (NIH Fellow), A. Gash, Department of Genetics, UW-Madison.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Arkansas
  • website: thelewislab.com
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  • Lori A. Maggio-Hall
  • Previous graduate student
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 1995-2001)
  • Research Associate (NIH Fellow), N. Keller, Plant Pathology, UW-Madison (2002-2005)
  • Research Biologist (du Pont de Nemours & Co., Wilmington, DE) (2005-present)
  • Website
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  • Paola E. Mera
  • Previous Postdoc
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 2005-2009)
  • Research Associate, L. Shapiro, Dept Developmental Biology, Stanford School of Medicine (2010-present).
  • Website
  • Theodore Moore
  • George A. O'Toole
  • Previous Postdoc
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 1988-1994)
  • Research Associate (Damon-Runyon-Walter Winchell Fellow), R. Kolter, Harvard Med. Sch. (1994-1997)
  • Associate Professor of Microbiology, Sch. of Medicine, Dartmouth College (1999-2010)
  • Professor of Microbiology, Sch. of Medicine, Dartmouth College (2010-present)
  • Website
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  • Michele Otte
  • Previous Postdoc
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 2004-2009)
  • Senior Microbiologist, Dow Chemical Co (2010-present).
  • Website
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  • Sergio Palacios
  • Previous Postdoc
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 1997-2004)
  • Research Associate, M. Parsek, University of Iowa, Department of Microbiology
  • McKinsey & Co Consulting, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Deceased 9/2008
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  • Christopher Rocco
  • Previous Postdoc
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 2003-2010)
  • Research Associate. R. Tabita (Department of Microbiology, The Ohio State University (2010-present).
  • Michelle R. Rondon
  • Previous Postdoc
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 1988-1995)
  • Research Associate (NIH Fellow), J. Handelsman, Plant Pathology, UW-Madison (1995-1998)
  • Assistant Professor, Microbiology The Ohio State University (1999-2002)
  • Faculty Associate (2007-present)
  • Website
  • Vincent J. Starai
  • Previous Postdoc
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 1998-2004)
  • Research Associate (Damon Runyon Fellow), W. Wickner, Biochemistry Department, Dartmouth College.
  • Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, University of Georgia-Athens (2009-present)
  • Website
  • Tara Stuecker
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 2007-2012)
  • Research Associate, J. A. Lewis, Department of Biological Sciences, U of Arkansas (2013-present)
  • website: www.thelewislab.com
  • Sang-Jin Suh
  • Previous Postdoc
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 1988-1994)
  • Research Associate, S. West, UW-Madison, School of Veterinary Science
  • Research Associate, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Senior Scientist, Dennis Ohman, Dept. of Microbiol. & Immunol., U. of Virginia-Richmond
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University (2002-2008)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University (2008-present)
  • Website
  • Norbert Tavares
  • Michael G. Thomas
  • Previous Postdoc
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 1995-1999)
  • Research Associate (NIH Fellow), C. Walsh, Chemistry, Harvard University (2000- 2002)
  • Assistant Professor, Bacteriology, UW-Madison (2002-2009)
  • Associate Professor, Bacteriology, UW-Madison (2009-present)
  • Website
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  • Jodi Trzebiatowski
  • Previous Postdoc
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D. 1993-1998)
  • Research Associate (NIH Fellow), F. DeBruijn, Genetics, Michigan State University, 1998-2001)
  • Research Scientist, Wayne State University School of Medicine (2001-2008).
  • Family leave (2008-present)
  • Allen W. Tsang
  • Previous Postdoc
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 1994-1998)
  • Research Associate (R. Maier, Microbiology, U. of Georgia (1998-2000)
  • Research Associate (S. Ragsdale, Biochemistry, U. of Nebraska (2000-2002)
  • Senior Scientist, Bioinformatics, U of Nebraska (2002-2003)
  • Assistant Research Professor, Microbiology, U of Massachusetts (2003-2006)
  • Assistant Professor, Molecular Medicine Department, School of Medicine, Wake Forest U (2006-present
  • Website
  • Alex Tucker
  • Previous Graduate Student
Alumni Information:
  • Ph.D. (2007-2013)
  • Reseacrh Associate (Dr. Chris Voigt, 2014-present)
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  • Jesse Woodson
  • Previous graduate student
Alumni Information:
  • Ph.D. (2000-2005)
  • NIH Research Fellow (2006-2009)
  • Research Associate (2006-present)
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  • Carmen L. Zayas
  • Previous Graduate Student
Alumni Information:
  • (Ph.D., 2000-2007)
  • Pharmacist

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