Biochemistry Graduates

Biochemistry Class of 2013—30 Graduates
PhD (3): Harvard (Chemistry), UNC (Biochemistry), Penn (Microbiology)
PharmD (1): Jefferson
Medical Schools
 (7): Case Western, Penn (2), USC, U. Tennessee, UVA, Vanderbilt
MD+PhD (3): Harvard HST, Penn (2)
Other Post-Grad (2): Hebrew Union College (Rabbinical Studies), NYU Postbac for Medical School
Employment (11): HUP/CHOP (6), CitiGroup, Applied Predictive Tech, NIH, IMC Finance, U. Washington
Limbo (3) 

Biochemistry Class of 2012—36 Graduates
PhD (10): Columbia (Chemistry); Harvard (3) (Chemistry); Michigan State (Toxicology); Stanford (2) (Biophysics, Chemistry); Wisconsin (Chemistry); Yale (BBMB)
Medical Schools
 (8): Harvard, J. Hopkins, Penn (3), Brown, Mt. Sinai, U. Michigan, Wash. U., Yale
MD+PhD (3): Penn, U. Miami, UCLA/Caltech
Dental School
 (1): Penn
Other Post-Grad (2): Hebrew Union College (Rabbinical Studies), NYU Postbac for Medical School
Employment followed by application to medical school (8); to PhD program (2)
Employment (2): Bain Capital, Teach for America

Biochemistry Class of 2011—31 Graduates
PhD (9): Harvard, J. Hopkins, Penn, Stanford, UCI, UCSB, Yale (3)
Medical Schools (10):  U. Colorado, Cornell, Harvard, Penn (3), U. Texas SW, T. Jefferson U., Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong School of Medicine
Dental School (1): Harvard
MD+PhD (2): Columbia, U. Kentucky
Employment, followed by application for medical school in 2012 (6): Penn SOM (4), Penn SAS, CHOP
Employment (2): Dupont, DE; ITW Polymeric Technologies, PA
Limbo (1) 

Biochemistry Class of 2010—31 Graduates May/August
PhD (6):  Caltech (Biochemistry); Cambridge UK (Chemistry); Harvard (Physics);  J. Hopkins (Biology);  U Chicago (Biochemistry);  USC (Biochemistry)
Medical Schools (9): Boston U., George Washington (DC), Harvard (2), Penn, U Hawaii, UMDNJ, U Texas San Antonio, Vanderbilt, Wash. U St. Louis, Munich
MD+PhD (4):  Penn (3), Vanderbilt
MS Degrees (3): Penn GSE, SEAS Biotechnology (2)
Law (1): Cardozo, NYC
MBA (1): Harvard 2+2 (entering HBS in September of 2012)
Employment (4): Penn SOM (2); Sloan Kettering, NYC; NIH, Bethesda
Limbo (1): One unknown

Biochemistry Class of 2009—27 Graduates
PhD (8) Harvard (Biophysics); MIT (2) (Biology); Penn (Pharmacology); Princeton (Chemistry); Stanford (Chemistry);  U. Colorado (Biology)
Medical Schools (11): Columbia (2), Florida State, Harvard*, Medical College GA, Pitt, Penn (VMD), UCLA, U Illinois*, UMDNJ, Washington U., Yale (*entering after hiatus year)
Employment (7): Penn SOM (4), Americorp, J. Hopkins MED, Merck Rahway, Thai government


SOME COLORFUL AND ACCOMPLISHED BIOCHEMISTRY GRADUATES*
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Stephen Kron 1982, Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Chicago
Kristen Johansen 1982, Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics, Iowa State University
David Greenstein 1983, Professor of Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Minnesota
Irene Tidikis Pleasure 1986, Associate General Counsel & Senior Director - Patent Law, Genentech
Gary Phillips 1987, Senior Director, Head of Global Health and Healthcare Industries, World Economic Forum
Dan Minor 1989, Professor of Biochemistry, UCSF
Piper Hunt 1995, Director of Dance Ensemble
Kirsten Bomblies 1996, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard
Andre Luptak 1996, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, UC Irvine
Michael Zeltkvic 1997, Partner and Head of Retail and Business Banking Practice, Americas, Oliver Wyman
Tom Pologruto 1999, Head of Systematic Volatility Arbitrage at RBC Capital Markets
Vijay Sankaran 2002, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Alexie Kolpak 2003, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, MIT

*Several are officially Chemistry or Biophysics majors, but in all cases these alumni took Chemistry 452 and/or Biochemistry 404.