Student Faculty Collaborate

Meet Our Team

Leadership Team

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Julie Tetzlaff, PhD

Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs and Graduate Career Development; Associate Professor of Pediatric Pathology; Catalyst BioConsulting (formerly PICO) Faculty Advisor

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Akankshya Shradhanjali, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Position within Catalyst: Co-Manager/Consultant

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Javier Gomez, PhD

Research Scientist I

Position within Catalyst: Communications Lead/Consultant

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Kemi Adeyanju, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Position within Catalyst: Portfolio Manager/Consultant

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Hannah Nonarath

PhD Student

Position within Catalyst: Portfolio Manager/Consultant

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Madhav Karthik Kodigepalli, PhD

Research Scientist I

Position within Catalyst: Co-Manager/Consultant

Consultants

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Andrew Becker

PhD Graduate Student

Position within Catalyst: Consultant

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Basil Karam, MD

Research Fellow

Position within Catalyst: Consultant

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Matt LaPrade

Medical Student

Position within Catalyst: Consultant

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Seung-Yi Lee

PhD Student

Position with Catalyst: Consultant

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Emily Nordquist, MS

PhD Student

Position within Catalyst: Project Lead/Consultant

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Sara Principi, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Position within Catalyst: Consultant

Former Catalyst BioConsulting Members

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

Jason Bader, PhD
LI-CORE Biosciences
Field Applications Scientist

Jason Bazil, PhD
University of Michigan
Scientist

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

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

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

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

Andrew Kadlec, PhD
Venture Investors
Associate

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

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

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

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

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

Robyn Oldham

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

Prahlad Rao, PhD
Texas Biomedical Research Institute
Postdoctoral Scientist

Michael Reimer, 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

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