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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Neuroscience Graduate Program Alumni

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Career Paths

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Wherever your ambitions lie, you will receive the support you need to follow a path well worn by BCM alumni who have built successful careers across diverse endeavors. A few of our alumni who have gone on to successful careers are featured here.

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Shelly Buffington, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston

Mingbo Cai, Ph.D.

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Principal Investigator and Project Assistant Professor at the International Research Center for Neurointelligence at the University of Tokyo

Angela

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Angela Carter, Ph.D.

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Henry Cham, Ph.D.

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Data Scientist at Ocrolus

Hsiao-Tuan Chao, M.D., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine. 

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Chien-Ju Chen, Ph.D.

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Investigator at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

R. James Cotton, M.D., Ph.D.

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Clinician Researcher at the Center for Bionic Medicine of the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab

Cameron Cowan, Ph.D.

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Senior Researcher at the Institute for Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel, Switzerland

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Dang Dao, Ph.D.

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Director of Research at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

Olivia Fitch, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston with a specialization as a Graduate Academic Success Coach in the School of Nursing

Emmanouil Froudarakis, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at the Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas in Greece

Wei Huang, Ph.D.

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Patent Agent at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Washington, DC

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Vani Pariyadath, Ph.D.

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Chief in the Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Branch in the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health

Erika Perez, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Xavier University in Louisiana

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Shoaibur Rahman, Ph.D.

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Software Engineer for Shell, Inc.

Catherine Sunnen, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Alexia Thomas, Ph.D.

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Application Support Scientist at Inscopix, Inc.

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Dimitri Yatsenko, Ph.D.

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Vice President of Research and Development at Vathes LLC

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Daniel Zollinger, Ph.D.

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Research and Development Scientist at NanoStrings Technologies, Inc

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Alumni Profile

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Dr. Mingshan Xue, BCM alumnus and assistant professor of neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine and a researcher with the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Texas Children’s Hospital, was awarded the prestigious 2018 McKnight Scholar Award.

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Career Development

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Workshops, seminars and courses offered through the Career Development Center help students explore the many career paths open to individuals with a Ph.D. The Center’s experienced staff helps students find opportunities to gain experience and build connections that match their career interests. They also work one-on-one with students to help them define and reach their goals.

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