Past Graduate Students

Ph.D. Students:

  • 1. Carl N. Cederstrand (PhD in Biophysics, 1965) (worked jointly with Eugene Rabinowitch and Govindjee): Retired from Beckman Company, in California. [Home: 1093 N. Cheyenne Street, Orange, CA 92869-1956; telephone: 714-771-1453; email: carlanddarlene@att.net].

  • 2. George Papageorgiou (PhD in Biophysics, l968): Currently: Collaborating Research Scientist, at the Institute of Biosciences and Applications (formerly, Institute of Biology, National Center for Scientific Research (NCSR) Demokritos, Aghia Parskevi, Attiki, Athens-15310, Greece. Formerly Director of Research at NCRS Demokritos, and Director of the Institute of Biology, . Office phones: 30-210-650-3557; Mobile: 30-6947270637; FAX: 30-210-651-1767; E-mails: gcpap@ath.forthnet.gr & gcpap@bio.demokritos.gr [Home: 5 Ventouri, Holargos, Athens; +30-210-651-2489]

  • 3. John C. Munday, Jr.(PhD in Biophysics, l968): Currently: Part-time Professor, Regent University; formerly Professor and Dean School of Government, Regent University; past Chairman, Department of Natural Science and Mathematics, School of Undergraduate Studies, Regent University, 1000 Centerville Turnpike, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23463. Editor of: Earth's Catastrophic Past and Future (2004); Earth Day: Vision for Peace, Justice, and Earth Care (2011). [Home: 1204 Murray Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23322; Phone: 757-482-5709; e-mail: jmunday@avantrex.com URLs: Earth Site; Earth Society Foundation; Help in School


  • 4. Frederick Y.-T. Cho (PhD in Biophysics, l969): Former Head of Division, and Solid State Research Engineer, Motorola Company, Integrated Circuit Facility, Scottsdale, Arizona 85251. Retired Engineering Consultant [Home: 5449 South Tower Road, Mesa, AZ 85212; telephone: 480-988-3433; to contact, send e-mail to a family friend at jingwang98@msn.com; her cell phone is: 480-703-4172]
  • 5. Ted Mar (PhD in Biophysics, l971): Formerly Emeritus Research Professor, Department of Biochemistry, U. of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Previous mailing information: CST 200, Dept. of Math, Science and Tech. 78 Washington Avenue Schenectady, New York 12305; former e-mail: mart@gw.sunysccc.edu. Current data is unavailable. We are attempting to find the details. If anyone has any information, please write to: gov@illinois.edu


  • 6. Raymond Chollet (PhD in Botany, l972) (worked jointly with William Ogren and Dominick Paolillo): W.W. Marshall Family Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, N-200 Beadle Center, Lincoln, NE 68588-0664,USA; phone:1-402-472-2936 (402-489-3513; Cell: 402-419-9332 ; FAX: 1-402-472-7842; e-mail : rchollet1@unl.edu URLs: http://biochem.unl.edu/ & http://www.researchcrossroads.org/Researchers/807753


  • 7. Maarib D.L. Bakri (Bazzaz) (PhD in Plant Physiology (Biology), l972): Formerly Visiting Research Scientist in Plant Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138. Currently: Enjoying retired life [Home: 464 Concord Avenue, Lexington, 02421; 781-862- 1460; email: maaribbazzaz@comcast.net


  • 8. Prasanna K. Mohanty (PhD in Plant Physiology (Biology), l972): Formerly, Professor of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 110067, India; he also served as Adjunct Professor, Regional Plant Resource Centre, Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar 751015, Odisha, India. Currently: leading a retired life at his extended family in Cuttack, Odisha ; he is reachable at: prasannagoona@gmail.com; jmohanty@hotmail.com. Current postal address is: Plot number :C-/1114, Sector-6, CDA, Cuttack-753014, Odisha, India; telephone contacts are: 91-9861737730; 91-671-2364172

  • 9. Glenn W. Bedell, II (PhD in Plant Physiology (Biology), l972): Home address: 1615 S. Kipling Drive, Deming, NM 88030. Telephone: 575-494-2534; Formerly, Senior Research Scientist, NMS Technologies, LLC, at New Mexico State University (NMSU), Las Cruces, NM, and both College Associate- and, later, Adjunct-Professor of (Toxicology) at NMSU. Currently: Discoverer and Developer of SARADS (dead plant extracts that quantitatively convert >50 elemental, metallic-ions into pure metal crystals. Glenn has formed a company called: SARADS Technologies, LLC, Dallas, Texas. Currently working with Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, to convert many of the metallic-ions associated with nuclear wastes into pure metal crystals for either recycling or disposal. His e-mail is: gbedell_2000@yahoo.com.


  • 10. Alan Stemler (PhD in Plant Physiology (Biology), l974): Professor Emeritus of Botany, 2131 Life Science Addition, Section of Plant Biology, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95616-8537; Office: 2131 Life Sciences Addition; e-mail: ajstemler@ucdavis.edu; fax: 530-752-5410; phone: 530-752-7095 [Home: 2111 Humboldt Avenue, Davis, CA 95616; telephone:530-757-7276]


  • 11. Barbara Zilinskas (PhD in Plant Physiology (Biology), l975): Professor, Department of Plant Biology, Foran Hall (office room: 296D; lab: 292), 59 Dudley Road, Rutgers University, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 [Office Phone: 848-932-6224; e-mail: zilinskas@aesop.rutgers.edu. Home phone: 609-371-7659]


  • 12. Paul Jursinic (PhD in Biophysics, 1977): Director of Medical Physics, West Michigan Cancer Center, 200 North Park Street Kalamazoo, MI 49007; Phones: (269) 373-7407; (269) 382-2500; and (269) 998-0003 (cell) ; e-mail: pjursinic@wmcc.org [Home: 5643 Blue Jay Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 ; phone: 269-353-8841 ]


  • 13. David Vander Meulen(PhD in Biophysics, 1977): Director, Quality Control/ Stability Manager Vanagrd Labs, Inc. (An Omnicare Company) P.O. Box 1268 (mailing), 835 North L. Rogers Wells Blvd., Glasgow, KY 42141. Work phone: 270-651-6188; Work cell phone: 270-404-4677 [ Home: 117 Brookdale Drive, Glasgow, KY 42141]. Work e-mail: David.VanderMeulen@omnicare.com Home e-mail: drdave929@yahoo.com


  • 14. Thomas J. Wydrzynski (PhD in Plant Physiology (Biology), 1977): Tom has retired from Australia and is living in St. Louis, Mo, USA. Formerly, Professor, Senior Fellow and Team Leader, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, GPO Box 475, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia; e-mail: tom.wydrzynski@anu.edu.au (Tom can be reached in St. Louis, Mo, through his sister’s e-mail: cahanson@centurytel.net


  • 15. Daniel Wong (PhD in Biophysics, 1979): Currently: Private consultant; Formerly Head of R&D, Diabetes Care-Palo Alto, Roche Diagnostis, 3431 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1397[Home:1272 Brookings Lane, Sunnyvale, CA 94087; phone: 408-733-9404; e-mail: daniel.wong@att.net]


  • 16.Wim Vermaas (doctorate in Agricultural Science, Agricultural University, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1984) (worked jointly with Jack van Rensen, Gernot Renger and Charles Arntzen); Foundation Professor, School of Life Sciences, LSE 549, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-4501, phone (480)965-6250; email wim@asu.edu


  • 17. Rita Khanna (PhD in Plant Physiology, 1980): J.D.: International Technology Transfer Management, Inc. President , 6533 Kenhill Road, Bethesda, MD 20817 Tele: 240-505-8033; Home Address: 6533 Kenhill Rod. Bethesda, MD 20817; Tele: 301-320-0841; e-mail: khannarita@gmail.com


  • 18. William Coleman (PhD in Cell Biology, 1987): Associate Director for Assay Development and Screening Operations at the Industrial Products Division of Intrexon Corporation in San Carlos, CA. They making proteins, industrial chemicals and biofuels from microorganisms using synthetic biology. Their website is http://www.dna.com [Home: 950 Redwood Shores Pkwy, #F301, Redwood City, CA 94065; he can be reached by e-mail: wcoleman1@yahoo.com


  • 19. Julian J. Eaton-Rye (PhD in Plant Physiology (Biology), 1987): Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago, Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand;FAX: 64-3479-7866; phone: 64-3479-7865; e-mail: julian.eaton-rye@otago.ac.nz (Home address: 106 Ravenswood Road, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand; phone: 64-3455-1319)


  • 20. Danny J. Blubaugh (PhD in Cell Biology, 1987): Formerly President, Mountain West Internet, Logan, Utah 84322; [Former Home: 1726 East 1550 North, Logan, UT-84341; 435-753-5218] My current contact is with Norma at: normablubaugh@gmail.com. Current data is unavailable. We are attempting to find the details. If anyone has any information, please write to: gov@illinois.edu


  • 21. Roger Chylla (PhD in Biophysics, 1990) (worked with John Whitmarsh): Associate Scientist National Magnetic Resonance Facility at Madison: July 2009– Present; Director of software development for the facility to ensure continued availability of software developed by the facility for the NMR research community. Phone: (608) 262-0459; also, Associate Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has earlier served as Vice-President of Engineering, PercipEnz Technologies; and as Vice President of Visualization Engineering, Emageon, Madison, Wiscoinsin. Cell phone: 608-345-3530 (worked with Professor John Whitmarsh) [Home: 1205 Zingg Drive, Verona, WI 53593-2131; phone: 608-845-2635; e-mail: roger@nmrfam.wisc.edu]


  • 22. Jiancheng Cao (PhD in Plant Physiology/Plant Molecular Biology, 1992): Formerly, Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.-14853. Current data is unavailable. We are attempting to find the details. If anyone has any information, please write to: gov@illinois.edu


  • 23. Chunhe Xu (PhD in Biophysics, 1992): (Retired) Formerly Professor and Head of Photosynthesis Lab, Institute of Plant Physiology, Academia Sinica, 300 Fonglin Road, Shanghai 200032, Republic of China; the following needs to be checked: Permanent address: 69-2-403 Wukang Road, Shanghai 200031 (Phone: 86-021-54043879); e-mail: chunhe2007@gmail.com; Temporary US address: Care of Yinlin Xu, 226 Upland Road, Merion, PA 19066, USA; contact phone (care of Yinlin Xu; e-mail: yilin.xu04@gmail.com) is: 832-588-8810; Chunhe’s cell phone: 713-742-3690


  • 24. Hyunsuk Shim (PhD in Biophysics, 1992) (worked jointly with Peter Debrunner and Govindjee): Associate Professor of Radiology, Distinguished Investigator of the Academy of Radiology Research, Distinguished Cancer Scholar of Georgia Cancer Coalition, Executive Committee of Graduate Program, Emory University, 1701 Uppergate Drive, Clinic C 5018, Atlanta, GA 30322; FAX: 404-778-5550; Phone: 404-778-4564; e-mail: hshim@emory.edu


  • 25. Jin Xiong (PhD in Plant Physiology/Plant Molecular Biology, 1996): Formerly Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, 219 BSBW, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843. Current data is unavailable. We are attempting to find the details. If anyone has any information, please write to: gov@illinois.edu

 

  • 26. Oliver Holub (PhD in Physics; worked jointly with Robert M. Clegg at the UIUC; Technical University, Berlin: Gernot Renger) (2003) “Fluorescence lifetime imaging at video-rate - a new technique in photosynthesis research"; now works as an instrument developer/senior scientist at Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH, Carl-Zeiss-Promenade 10, D-07745 Jena, Germany; home: Anna-Siemsen-Str. 71, D-07745 Jena,Germany; e-mails are: ollihol at web.de and oliver.holub at zeiss.com; telephone:49-1522 63377082


 

Other Graduate Students:

  • 1. Anne Krey (1966): Anne Krey (MS, Biophysics, 1966): Last known position: Scientific Review Administrator, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Room 5B01J, Rockville, MD (e-mail: kreya@mail.nih.gov).[Postal address: PO Box 30561, Bethesda, MD 20841]We are attempting to find current details.


  • 2. Louisa Yang-Ni (Chen Chou Ni) (MS, Biology, 1965): Formerly Administrator, Lyn and Associates; now retired [Current address is: 625 W Commonwealth Ave, Apt 212, Alhambra, CA 91801; phone: 626-863-1231; e-mail: cni020164@aol.com

  • 3. Ralph Schooley (MS, Biophysics, 1976): Retired from Lockheed-Martin Inc., Sunnyvale, CA in 2000; Home Address: PO Box 1300, Priest River, ID 83856; Tele: 208-448-0654; e-mail: ralph_schooley@yahoo.com

  • 4. Paul Spilotro (MS, Biology, 1999): Office address: Dr. Paul Spilotro, MD, Michigan Pediatric Hospitalists, PC, 602 Michigan Avenue-BBC, Holland, Michigan 49423; phone: 616-393-8978. Home: 211 Woodwind Drive, Holland, MI 49424; e-mail: drpjsdds@yahoo.com