Dr. Thomas Hammond    

Lab Members

P.I.

 

Tom Hammond, Ph.D

 

Graduate Students

 

Aykhan Yusifov (January 2017 - )

 

Joshua Burkhead (January 2017 - )

 

Matt Alward (member of Hammond and Larson labs) (Sept 2016 - )

 
Nick Rhoades (May 2015 - )

Amy Boyd (Aug 2014 - May 2016)

Amy is pursuing her Ph.D. at UC-Riverside! (Sept 2016)

Zach Smith (Aug 2014 - May 2016)

Zach is working in Utica NY as an analytical chemist! (Feb 2017)

Dilini Ralalage Samarajeewa (Aug 2013 - )

Jay Pyle (Jan 2013 - May 2015) 

Jay accepted a position with Mead Johnson Nutrition! (August 2016)

Katie Groskreutz (May 2013 - May 2014)

Katie accepted a position in data and programming with Segate Technology, Inc. (May 2013)

Pegan Sauls (Jan 2013 - May 2015) (Hammond and Larson lab)

Pegan works for Mead Johnson Nutrition! (September 2016)

 

 

Undergraduate Research assistants

 

Anna Abusharekh (March 2017 - )

 

Monica Igiewe (January 2017 - )

 

Sarah Pollman (January 2017 - )

 

Brianna Barrett (January 2017 - )

 

Sarah Rasmussen (January 2017 - )

 

Ken Hart (January 2017 - )

 

Stephanie Wohnrade (January 2017 - )

 

Jackson Stephenson (November 2016 - )

Elise Webber (November 2016 - )

 

Marysa Colarusso (June 2016 - )

 

Grace Abraham (June 2016 - )

Chabu Nsokoshi (Nov 2015 - )

 

Brandon Cottrel (Nov 2015 - May 2016)

Brandon is working as a water chemist for the Great Lakes Water Authority! (2017)

Brandon has just published a book on inspirational and uplifiting quotes! (2017)

 
Joshua Burkhead (Aug 2015 - May 2016)

Josh rejoined the Hammond lab for a Master's degree! (2017).

 

Brittany Stark (Aug 2015 - May 2017)

Update: Brittany is going to veterinary school at the University of Illinois this August! (March 2017)

 

Ashley Warring (Aug 2015 - May 2016)

Ashley is working on her Master's degree with Dr. Nathan Mortimer here at ISU (September 2016)

 
Stone Bock (Jan 2015 - Dec 2015)

 

Stacy Bedore (Jan 2015 - July 2016)

Stacy is pursuing her Ph.D. at the University of Georgia (Sept 2016)

 

Sarah Bellout (Jan 2015 - May 2016)

Sarah is pursuing her Ph.D. at UC San Diego (Sept 2016)

 
Turner Reid (Nov 2014 - December 2016)

Turner is going to dental school, most likely The University of Iowa College of Dentistry! (Dec 2016)

Brianna Merrill (Nov 2014 - May 2015)

Brianna works for Archer Daniels Midland as a research assistant. (Sept 2016)

Stephanie Spingler (April 2014 - Dec 2014)
Stephanie works for Charles River Laboratories in the Immunological Assay division.  (January 2017)

 
Tejas Patel (Jan 2014 - )

Nick Rhoades (Jan 2014 - May 2015)

Nick is pursuing a Master's in Biotechnology with us at ISU.

Tyler Malone (Aug 2013 - May 2015)
Tyler is purusing a Masters degree in Bioinformatics and Statistics at University of MIchigan. (July 2015)

Morgan McCall (Aug 2013 - May 2014)
Morgan just received her acceptance letter from the College of Dental Medicine at Midwestern University (Dec 2015)!

Zach Smith (Aug 2013 - May 2014)
Zach joined us for a Master's in Biotechnology. (July 2014)

Danielle Kuntz (Jan 2013 - Dec 2013)

Danielle pursured a Master's in Forensic Science at Geroge Mason University,

before joining the Kentucky State Police as a Forensic Biologist! (2017)

Austin Harvey (Aug 2012 - May 15)
Austin is pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Oregon. (July 2015)

Kevin Sharp (Aug 2012 - Dec 2013)
Kevin is a research assistant at Rush University. (July 2015)

 

Research Assistants

 

Pennapa Manitchotpisit, Ph.D. (Jul 2014 - Aug 2016)

Penn is currently working as a post-doctoral fellow with the USDA in Peoria (Sept 2016).

 

Junior Members

 
Abby and Ella Hammond (Class of 2025)

Non-human Members

 

Happy 'Starbuck' Hammond