Alumni Information


Pete Angelastro* - received a Ph.D. from Yale University.  He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department at the University of Hartford,

Mae Beale - Seva (volunteer) Program Administrator, Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health,,

Matthew Beverly - completed his Ph.D. in 2012 and is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, MA,


Shelly Campbell

Stacey Coleman Contakos - Tufts-Vet, received a master's degree in 2004 and is continuing in the DVM program. She and Jonas Contakos were married in July 2004.  They are proud to announce their birth of their daughter, Camden.  She was born on 1/4/07.

Stacy is pleased to announce her co-authored paper. Stacey P. Contakos, Carolyn M. Gaydos, Emily C. Pfeil, Kelly A. McLaughlin. 2005. "Subdividing the embryo: A role for Notch signaling during germ layer patterning in Xenopus laevis". Developmental Biology 288 (2005) 294-307. View the article here.

Ernesto Cullari - writing and producing his own music

Gina DeMasi

Michel Gondek - GC-MS Chemist, Upstate Laboratories Inc.,

Jessica Hawley - working in environmental consulting firm, EnvirBusiness, Inc.,

Brian Hoyt*

Meghan Lindauer* - pursuing a Ph.D. from Oregon Health and Science University, Program in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences,

Meghan and Maira Pires (Biology ’02) are pleased to announce their joint publication, along with other co-authors. Their article entitled, "p63 regulates commitment to the prostate cell lineage" appears in PNAS 102(32): 11355-11360. The abstract is available at

Jennifer Moran* - Solutions Engineer at Vermont Information Technology Leaders.  She has been working in healthcare information technology (HIT) for the past 7+ years.

Brenda Morgan - Maryland Department of Fish and Game

Patrick Orr - Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Carolinas Medical Center

Sarah Pascoe* - forensic medicine, University of Virginia

Alison Paratore

Beth Peterson - earned a MD from SUNY Buffalo. Currently is in an emergency medicine rotation in Pittsburgh, PA;

Anthony Possemato* - technician

Melanie (Powers) Fraites (Biology ’01) received a Ph.D. from the University of Florida and is working as a postdoctoral Fellow at the US Environmental Protection Agency,

Kathleen Pratt - seeing the country

Sarah Reigard* - Ph.D. biochemistry, Purdue

Candy (Reynolds) Cummings- Quality Assurance Validation Specialist, Stiefel Pharmacuticals,

Candy is pleased to announce her MBA from Ashford University in 2008!

Jeremy Rivenburg - technician

Melissa Roether Piech - Resident, Brown University Internal Medicine Residency Program,

  • She is pleased to announce her marriage to Tomasz Piech (Cornell, '99) on April 21, 2007

Amie (Soucy) Adams - Optomistrist, self employed,

Matthew Strodel - Barton & Loguidice,

Suzanne Taylor - Vet Technician, Massachusetts General Hospital

Shelagh Tupper - received a Master of Science in Wildlife Management at Colorado State University, 

Margaret Ward - received a M.S. in Forest Resources from the University of Maine.  Now she is the Laboratory Manager at the University of Idaho,

Heather (Welsh) Spooner- 10th grade biology teacher at Goffstown High School,

She and her husband are expecting our second son in Fall 2007. Frederick, 2, will welcome his little brother. Congratulations!

Simone Wilson* - graduated George Washington University in May ’03 with a master’s in forensic science. She is currently the manager of the DNA sequencing CORE at Case Western Reserve University,

Alison Wright - received a MS in Biotechnology in 2004; now pursuing a DDS at the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery,


*Biochemistry Majors with a Biology Faculty Advisor

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