Alumni Information


Kristen Abbott

Giancarlo Alcover

Alison (Bowers) Hoffner-  Cardiology Technician at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital in Connecticut.  She is also a volunteer firefighter & EMT, and is a certified paramedic,  

Brandeis Brown

Amanda Cavallaro* - Research Assistant, HMI Janelia Farm Research Campus,

Matthew Cisek

Melvin Clarke

Tia (Dow) LaBarge- Microbiology Clinical Technologist, Strong MemorialHospital,  

Mary Edwards-Ransom - expecting a MAT degree from IC in 2008 with plans to be a Science Teacher,

Lynda Evans - received a Ph.D. at the Univ of Alabama at Birmingham; accepted a post-doc position at the National Cancer Institute,  

Alyson Follenius - George Washington University, Masters in Public Health concentrating on Environmental and Occupational Health with a certificate in Epidemiology,

Alyson is engaged to Nathan Best IC grad '04 (Park School)!

Derek Fosmire

Chad Francis

Gary Franke

Vincent Frary - U.S. Fish and Wildlife with the California Condor Recovery Team

Kelly Gallager

Lee Gould

Heidi Holgate

Mandi Jacobson - Science Department Chair, Biology Teacher at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington, DC.,

Loren Johnson

William Kern

Eleanor Lahr Roese- has successfully defended her PhD dissertation this summer in partial fulfillment for her doctoral degree in Organismal Ecology and Biology from the University of Montana. It is entitled, “Effects of Host Stored Resources on Bark Betle-Fungal-Conifer Interactions". May 2012.

Here is a paper she and Peter Melcher published on their research at I.C.: Choat, B., Lahr, E.C. Melcher, P.J., Zwieniecki, M.A., and Holbrook, N.M. 2005. "The spatial pattern of air seeding thresholds in mature sugar maple trees." Plant, Cell, and Environment: citation TBA. View the article here. Plant, Cell & Environment has been named one of the 'hottest journals of the millennium (so far)' in a recent ScienceWatch report details at

Jonathan Lappen - Optometrist 

Seamus Levine-Wilkinson* - pursuing a Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University,

Christopher Lynch - New York Chiropractic College

Jessica Lyon Vaughn- completed her Ph.D. in Systemic Toxicology at the NYU School of Medicine and is a Regulatory Scientist in Washington, DC,

Kirsten Nedal - Account Manager, Direct Supply,

Tugcem Monargali*

Joshua Nelson - master's program in physiology, SUNY Upstate,

Christopher Novak - SUNY Upstate,

Laura Pease

Elizabeth Peterson -  PhD program at SUNY Albany in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology,

Gina Placco - an accelerated nursing student at NYU, where she is working towards a Masters in Midwifery,

Amanda Popielski - pursuing a Masters of Education in Biology at East Stroudsburg University. She is also teaching Web Design in the Delaware Vally School District in Milford, PA,

Amanda is pleased to announce her engagement to Jayson Pope (IC '02, School of H&S) with a July '06 wedding planned!

Donna (Rahme) Gregory - earned a BSN, MSN, a doctorate as well as certification as a Certified Nurse Educator.  She is now working as a nurse practitioner,

Joslyn Robich

Scott Robinson

Christian Roessler*

Meredith Rossman

Christopher Ryer - Physical Therapist, Core Medical Group

Jamie Schnoor

Courtney Seltzer - pursuing a D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania,

Kenishana Simpson* - Research Coordinator, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine,

Steven Sluck - finished medical school; residency in family medicine in Philadelphia

Jennifer (Thibert)  Jezak- earned a PharmD  from the Albany College of Pharmacy

James Tomlinson - studying for an M.Litt. in Middle East security, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland,

Michelle Walter - earned a DO from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Resident in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (combined residency program) at Buffalo University,

Kristin Weaver - Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pharm D Degree earned May 2009

*Biochemistry Majors with a Biology Faculty Advisor

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