Student Faculty Collaborate

Medical College of Wisconsin Catalyst Bioconsulting Team

Leadership Team

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Michelle Castillo, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Position within Catalyst: Co-Manager/Consultant

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Olivia Koehn, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Position within Catalyst: Co-Manager/Consultant

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Simon Orozco, PhD

Clinical Research Coordinator

Position within Catalyst: Portfolio Manager/Consultant

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Katelyn Storage

Lab Technician I

Position within Catalyst: Communications Lead/Consultant

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Julie Tetzlaff, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatric Pathology; Catalyst BioConsulting (formerly PICO) Faculty Advisor; COO, Diverge Translational Science Laboratory

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Hai Tran

PhD Candidate

Position within Catalyst: Portfolio Manager/Consultant

Ya Zhuo, PhD

Outreach Lead

Consultants

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Emmanuella Dwomo Agyei

PhD Candidate

Position within Catalyst: Consultant

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Silambarasan Anbumani, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Position within Catalyst: Consultant

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Carli Batsel

Position within Catalyst: Consultant

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Maxwell Cook

PhD Student

Position within Catalyst: Consultant

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Madison Nelson

PhD Student

Position within Catalyst: Consultant

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Nicole VanZeeland

Postdoctoral Fellow

Position within Catalyst: Consultant

Former Catalyst BioConsulting Members

Mahmoud Abu Eid

Kemi Adeyanju, PhD

Muhammad Zeeshan Afzal, B-Pharm, PhD
Medicine (Cardiology), Medical College of Wisconsin
Catalyst BioConsulting Manager

Karima Ait-Aissa, PhD
Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
Cardiovascular Center

Mohammed Aldakkak, MD
Anesthesiology, Medical College of WI
Research Scientist

Ammar Alsheikh, PhD
AbbVie
Postdoctoral Researcher

Maria Angeles Baker, MT (ASCP), MBA
Physiology and Translational Science Program, Medical College of Wisconsin
Graduate Student

Brittany Avonts

Jason Bader, PhD
LI-CORE Biosciences
Field Applications Scientist

Jason Bazil, PhD
University of Michigan
Scientist

Andrew Becker

Amina Bedrat, PhD
Catalyst BioConsulting Consultant
Postdoctoral Fellow

Christina Behlke

Ratnashree Biswas, MBBS, MD
Translational Glycomics, Versiti Blood Research Institute
Catalyst BioConsulting Consultant

Anthony Brandt, PhD
Pharmacology & Toxicology, Medical College of Wisconsin
Postdoctoral Fellow

Michael Brehler

Sarah Caudill, PhD
Physics
University of WI-Milwaukee

Chen Chen, MD, PhD
Microbiology & Immunology, Medical College of Wisconsin

Eric Clark, PhD
Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center
Postdoctoral Researcher

Megan Cory, MD

Stephanie Cossette, PhD
Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
Study Director in the Toxicology department at Covance

Ashley Cowie, PhD
Michael Best & Friedrich
Patient Scientist Intern

Karthika Divakaran, MS, PhD
Surgery

Dusanka Djoric, PhD
Microbiology & Immunology, Medical College of Wisconsin
Postdoctoral Fellow

Josh Garlich, PhD

Sheldon Garrison, PhD
Promentis Pharmaceuticals
Director of Pediatric and Rare Diseases

Adam Gastonguay, PhD
Nelson Mullins, LLP
Patent Agent

Javier Gomez, PhD

Emily Gronseth, PhD
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical College of Wisconsin
Postdoctoral Fellow

Hector Ahlers Guillen, PhD
Texas Biomedical Research Institute
Staff Scientist

Madelyn Hanson, PhD
Kantar Health
Research Analyst

Michael Harrison, MD, PhD
Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin 

Brian Hoffmann, PhD

Kaitlin Johnson, PhD

Andrew Kadlec, PhD
Venture Investors
Associate

Pradeep Kannampalli, PhD
Medicine (Gastroenterology-Hepatology), Medical College of Wisconsin

Basil Karam, MD

Adam Knier

Madhav Karthik Kodigepalli, PhD
Research Scientist I

Sushma Kommineni, PhD, MS, MS, BS
Pediatrics (Gastroenterology), Medical College of Wisconsin

Matt LaPrade

Seung-Yi Lee

Elizabeth Liedhegner, PhD
University of WI-Milwaukee
Laboratory Manager II

XiaoQian Liu, PhD
Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical College of Wisconsin
Leadership Team Member, Consultant

Amber Majnik

Dustin Martin, PhD
bioStrategies Group
Analyst

Michael Mashock
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

Jered McGivern, PhD
Lakeland College
Assistant Professor

Francie Moehring, PhD
Bostin Strategic Partners
Medical Communication Consultant

Salvator Molino, PhD

Ion Moraru, PhD
Quarles and Brady, LLP
Patent Scientist

Gary Mouradian, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin

Clarissa Muere, PhD
Vanderbilt University, Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization (CTTC)
Licensing Analyst

Hannah Nonarath
PhD Student
Catalyst BioConsulting Portfolio Manager/Consultant

Emily Nordquist, MS

Robyn Oldham

Wasif Osmani

Abdul Kareem Parchur, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
CAMPEP Medical Physics Research Fellow

Sara Principi, PhD

Prahlad Rao, PhD
Texas Biomedical Research Institute
Postdoctoral Scientist

Michael Reimer, PhD

Jose Rosas
Catalyst BioConsulting Consultant
PhD Student

Lavannya Sabharwal, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Shima Sadri

Akankshya Shradhanjali, PhD

Poojitha Sitaram, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Research Associate

Ben Stengel, PhD
Epic
Implementation Consultant

Ranjit S. Verma, PhD
Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of WI-Milwaukee

Léna Borbouse Watanabe, PhD
W.L. Gore & Associates
Aortic Product Specialist

Dustin Whitney, PhD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Postdoctoral Fellow

Minde Willardsen, PhD
Sedulo Group
Market Research Analyst

Jayne Wolfe

Keith Wu
Biochemistry, Medical College of Wisconsin

Gang Xin, PhD
Versiti Blood Research Institute

Fabian Yu
Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Elizabeth Zakszewski, PhD
Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin

Ling Zhong, PhD
Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin
Clinical Research Coordinator I

Michael Zickus, PhD
GreatPoint Energy
Analytical Chemist