Allen Laboratory Members

Faculty

Graduate Students

  • Kristin Eden, DVM
    Mentor: 2015 - present, PhD
    Virginia Tech, Department of Biomedical Sciences
    and Pathobiology, Biomedical and Veterinary Science
    NIH T32 AMRV
  • Dylan McDaniel
    Mentor: 2014 - present, PhD
    Virginia Tech, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology,
    Biomedical and Veterinary Science.
  • Veronica Ringel
    Mentor: 2015 - present, PhD
    Virginia Tech, Program in Translational Biology
    Medicine and Health, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.
  • Daniel Rothschild
    Mentor: 2014 - present, DVM/PhD Dual Degree
    Virginia Tech, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology,
    Biomedical and Veterinary Science.
  • Rebecca Brock
    Mentor: 2017 - present, PhD
    Virginia Tech, Program in Translational Biology
    Medicine and Health, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.

Allen Lab Alumni

Graduate Students

  1. Tere Williams
    Mentor: 2013 - 2014, Virginia Tech Post-Baccalaureate Research and Education Program (PREP). Successful completion of program
    Current Position: PhD program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  2. Sheryl Coutermarsh-Ott - DVM, PhD
    Mentor: 2014 - 2017, Virginia Tech, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Biomedical and Veterinary Science. NIH T32 AMRV.
    Current Position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech.

Undergraduate Students

  1. Megan Clark (VT, Biochemistry ‘13, 2013) – Currently in Medical School at West Virginia University
  2. Vittoria Capria (UVA, Biology ‘13, MAOP, 2013), Completed MPH Program at Tufts University – Currently a IACUC Coordinator at Brown University
  3. Alysha Simmons (VT, Animal and Poultry Science ‘14, IMSD, 2013-2014) – Currently in Graduate School at Dartmouth
  4. Rachel Leeth (VT, Animal and Poultry Science ‘14, 2013-2014) – Currently a Research Technician at VT
  5. John Doran (VT, Biological Sciences ‘15, 2014-present) – Currently in Medical School at VCOM
  6. Matthew Long (UVA, Biomedical Engineering ‘15, 2013), Currently in Graduate School at Midwestern University
  7. Harrison Bergeron (VT, Biological Sciences ‘15, 2014) – Currently a ORISE Fellow in the Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, USDA-APHIS
  8. Linette Aponte (University of Puerto Rico, Biology ’16, MAOP, 2015 summer) – Currently DVM student at Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine
  9. Armand Meza (VT, Psychology ‘16, IMSD, 2014-2016) – Currently in Graduate School at the University of Wisconsin - Madison
  10. Caroline Campbell (VT, Biology ‘17, University Honors, 2014-2016)
  11. Michelle Waligora (VT, Biology ‘17, University Honors, 2014-2016) – Currently in DVM program at Midwestern University
  12. Haleigh Hixson (VT, Biology ’16, 2015-2016) – Currently a researcher with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, National Elephant Herpesvirus Laboratory
  13. Emily Wampler (North Greenville University, Biology ’16, MAOP, 2016 summer), Currently a Veterinary Technician
  14. Anastasia Karetnyi (VT, Biology ’17, 2015-2017) – Currently a research business consultant with Deloitte
  15. Saman Khan (VT, Biology ’17, 2016-2017) – Currently in Doctor of Podiatric Medicine program at Temple University
  16. Cassidy Thomas (VT, Biology ’18, 2016-2017)
  17. Jillian White (VT, Biology ’18, 2016)
  18. Katelynn Petrasic (VT, Biochemistry ’18, 2016-2017)
  19. Re’Jae Holland (NC A&T State University, Biology ’19, MAOP, 2017 Summer)
  20. Siena Sorrentino (VT, Biochemistry ’20, 2017 Summer)
  21. Kathleen Huie (VT, Biology ’18, 2017-2018)
  22. Megan Sammons (VT, Biology ’18, 2018 Spring)