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Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Life After Linfield

Departmental Alumni


The degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology was formally established in 2012.

In prior years, students could either self design a biology/chemistry interdisciplinary major or earn bachelor's degrees both chemistry and biology.  The post-graduate pursuits of a selection of recent graduates of the Interdisciplary major (ID) or double majors (che/bio) are:


Class of 2017

  • Nicole Aguilar
  • Lauren Bishop
  • Damien Cannon
  • Cody Jackson - Oregon Health and Sciences University,  Dental School
  • Ana Martinez Aguilar
  • Michael Morin
  • Leslie Perez-Cervantes
  • Jorge Rodriguez
  • Nikita Singh
  • Jacob Smith
  • Megan Schwehr (Dec 2016) - University of Washington, medical student
  • Nalea Trujillo (Dec 2016)
  • Henry Wienkers - University of Utah, graduate student in biochemistry
  • Victoria Wood

Class of 2016

  • Robert Beezer - Washington State University, graduate student in fermentation science
  • Lauren Devore
  • Adam Hernandez
  • Brianna Norris
  • Daniel Palacios
  • Emily Severson
  • Rheese Thompson - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, graduate student in biophysics
  • Mitch Vandenberg

Class of 2015

  • Kameron Bates
  • Trey Chiu
  • Dana Gibbon  (M.S. - Biology (bioinformatics and genomics),  University of Oregon, 2016) - Bioinformaticist, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
  • Victor Gonzalez
  • Piper Jahnke - Oregon Health Sciences University, dental student
  • Miriam Morales-Ayala - The Oregon Clinic - Medical Scribe

Class of 2014

  • Mary (Depner) Herberger - Western University of Health Sciences, medical student
  • Jake Hillyer - Oregon Health Sciences University, medical student
  • Eric Lemieux - University of Colorado, medical student
  • Morgan (Lushenko) Johansen - George Fox University, graduate student in physical therapy
  • Daniel Namazi - Skåne University Hospital - Research Assistant
  • Julie Sadino - University of Colorado, graduate student in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
  • David Scheafer - Oregon Health Sciences University, medical student

Class of 2013

  • Amanda Wolf (ID)- Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames IA 

Class of 2012

  • Sean Boedeker (ID) -ON Semiconductor, Process Engineer II

 Class of 2011

  • Christopher Jenness (che/bio) - Rockefeller University (Biochemistry) - Ph.D. candidate

Class of 2009

  • Dr. Jeneva (Foster) Anderson (ID, Ph.D. - biochemistry, University of Oregon, 2015) - Instructor, Oregon State University
  • Jessica Petrovich (ID)

Class of 2008

  • Dr. Caitlin Deane (che/bio, Ph.D.biochemistry University of Illinois 2016) - Associate Editor, Nature Chemical Biology
  • Dr. Veronica Janhunen (ID) - University of Nevada, Reno - M.D. (awarded 2012)

Class of 2007

  • Dr. Chinmayee Subban (che/bio, Ph.D. (Chemistry and Chemical Biology) Cornell University, 2012) - ITRI-Rosenfeld Postdoctoral Fellow - Lawerence Berkeley National Lab

Class of 2005

  • Dr. Rebecca (Price) Colman (che/bio, Ph.D. (Biochemistry) Northern Arizona University, 2010) - Postdoctoral Associate, University of San Diego.

Class of 2004

  • Dr. Karine (Danskey) Kent (ID) - (Pharm.D., University of Southern California, 2008) - Clinical Pharmacist, Progress West Hospital
  • Dr. Ashlee Weimar (ID) - Oregon Health Sciences University - M.D. (awarded 2009)

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