Graduate Students

Class of 2017

From Left to Right:  

Back Row: Luke Anderson, Andrew Johnson, Will Prall, Yongjun Li, Linyang Ju, Yuqi Zhou

Front Row: Lisa Valenti, Che-Ling Ho, Rong Guo, Qiao Qing, Abigail DiVito



Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2017

From left to right:   Dr. Hung Bui, Dr. Matias Escobar, Colleen Gasiorowski, Dr. Maria Diaz, Dr. Emily Behrman, Dr. Mohd Farid Abdul Halim




Class of 2016

From left to right:   Yueyao Zhu, Ekaterina Tarasovetc, Hannelore MacDonald, Erin Doody, Bishwas Sharma, Melina Gyparaki, and Xia Hua






The research of Ms. Bianca Reo Charbonnea on sand dune ecology is now featured in Omnia, a newsletter put out by Penn's School of Arts and Sciences.  The article includes a video of Bianca's research being done on New Jersey's Island Beach State Park.  


Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2016


From Left to Right:  Dr. Aurora MacRae-Crerar, Dr. Wei Zhou, Dr. Vinayak Mathur, Dr. Amita Tiyaboonchia, Dr. Yang Ding, Dr. Swathi Ayloo, Colleen Gasiororwski, Graduate Coordinator in front.  Not Pictured:  Dr. Lukas Chmatal.

Class of 2015

From left to right:   Christine Park, Tomohiro Kumon, Daniel Barnes, Takashi Nakamura, Ozan Kiratli, Tammy Tran


Class of 2014

Stephen Anderson, Ben Galeota-Sprung, Ze Hong, Run Jin, Erica Lawrence, Sean McGroty, Ammon Perkes, Bianca Reo Charbonneau, Rohini Singh, Ananth Srinivasan, Justin Walsh, Michael Warner


Class of 2013

Front Row:   Yitian Zhou, Haoran Zhou

Back Row:  Alexander Berry, Un-Sa Lee, Jean Gabriel Rosario, Janani Saikumar, Alexandra Brown



Class of 2012

Front Row:  Erica Boetefuer, Tamra Fisher, Mitchell Johnson

Back Row:  Riley Graham, Farid Abdul Halim, Ruthsabel Cortes


Biology Graduate Students and their Research Interests

The Biology Graduate Program offers students a great opportunity for research in a broad range of topics from micro-organisms to the ecological niches. 

Our lists of recent dissertation topics and current student research provide evidence of the variety and scope of the research being done in the Biology Graduate Group.