Alumni

The Rappé laboratory has included a diverse group of students and researchers over the years. Here is a list of previous lab members, including current positions for past graduate students and postdocs.  (*) = Held multiple positions in the laboratory

PhD Students

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Sean Jungbluth* // 2008 – 2014 // Sean is currently a postdoc at the University of Southern California and Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations.

Jennifer Salerno // 2005 – 2013 // Jennifer is an Assistant Professor in the Environmental Science and Policy Department at George Mason University. Check out her website here.

Darin Hayakawa* // 2005 – 2012 // Darin is currently a microbiologist for the Hawai’i State Department of Health, State Laboratories Division.

Amy Apprill // 2005 – 2009 // Amy is an Assistant Scientist in the Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

MS Students

Eric Brucks // 2010 – 2014 // Eric is in medical school at the University of Arizona.

Tracy Campbell* // 2006 – 2010 // Tracy is a laboratory manager at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories.

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Sara Yeo* // 2005 – 2008 // Sara is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Department at the University of Utah.

Marina Brandon // 2004 – 2006 // Marina is an Instructor in Biology and Oceanography at Seattle Central College.

Postdocs

Huei-Ting (Tina) Lin // 2013 – 2015 // Tina is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University. More here.

Sean Jungbluth* // 2014 – 2015 // Sean is currently working as a postdoc at the University of Southern California and Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations.

salerno_mrVanessa Michelou // 2012 – 2014 // Vanessa currently works as a Principal Scientist at Novozymes.

Christine Shulse // 2012 – 2014 // Christine is currently a postdoc at the Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute.

Robert Bowers // 2012 – 2013 // Bob is currently a postdoc at the Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute.hugget_mr

Jana Grote // 2009 – 2012 //

Megan Huggett // 2007 – 2011 // Megan is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Edith Cowan University, in Australia. She works in the School of Science and is also a member of the Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research.

Alexander Eiler // 2007 – 2009 // Alex is currently working in the Department of Ecology and Genetics at Uppsala University, Sweden.

Technicians

Gavin Mura* // 2014 – 2015

Everett Omori* // 2014 – 2015

Chih-Chiang (Oliver) Hsieh // 2013 – 2015

Ale’a Dudoit* // 2010

Naomi Wagoner* // 2008 – 2009

Misty Miller // 2005 – 2008 becker_mr

Jamie Becker // 2005 – 2007

Tracy Campbell* // 2005 – 2006

Elizabeth Hambleton* // 2005 – 2006

Darin Hayakawa* // 2004

Visiting scientists 

Oscar Sosa // PhD student // MIT // 2012yeo_mr

Jamie Becker // PhD student // MIT, WHOI // 2008

Eric Evans // MS student // Jackson State // 2007

Melanie McHenry // MS student // Jackson State // 2007

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Linda Wegley // PhD student // San Diego State University // 2005

Lauren Roth // MS student // University of Hawaii // 2004

Undergraduate students

Alyssa Fujiwara // 2014 – 2016

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Sarah Hwang // 2014 – 2015

Lisa Hall // 2012 – 2014

Gavin Mura* // 2012 – 2014

Jennifer Wong-Ala // 2013 – 2014

Eli Wong // 2013 – 2014

Chelsea Behymer // 2010 – 2013

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Everett Omori* // 2011 – 2013

Lani Johnson // 2011 – 2012

Kehau Manoi // 2008 – 2011

William Truong // 2010 – 2011

Victoria Flynn // 2011

Regan Grant // 2011

Ale’a Dudoit* // 2006 – 2010

Naomi Wagoner* // 2007 – 2008

Jon Coloma // 2006 – 2007

Aurora MacRae-Crerar // 2006

Tamara Molina // 2006

Sara Yeo* // 2003 – 2005

Tracy Campbell* // 2005

Elizabeth Hambleton* // 2005

Hollie Kerr // 2005

Friederike Baumann // 2003 – 2004

Cornelia Schmidt // 2003 – 2004