Hargrove Group

Personnel

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PI: Amanda E. Hargrove, Ph.D.

Education
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin
B.S. Chemistry and Spanish, Trinity University

Experience
2013-present  Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Duke University
2010-2013 NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology

Contact: amanda.hargrove@duke.edu
Additional information and CV (pdf)


Graduate Students
 

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Anita Donlic, 5th year PhD Candidate, Chemistry
B.S. Chemistry, Methodist University
anita.donlic@duke.edu
 

emily

Emily McFadden, 5th year PhD Candidate, Biochemistry
B.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Richmond
emily.mcfadden@duke.edu
 

aline

Aline Umuhire Juru, 4th year PhD Candidate, Chemistry
B.A. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Hendrix College
aline.umuhire.juru@duke.edu
 

sarah

Sarah Wicks, 4th year PhD Candidate, Chemistry
B.S. Chemistry, Winthrop University
sarah.wicks@duke.edu

alex

Alex (Zhengguo) Cai, 2nd year PhD Student, Chemistry
B.S. Chemistry, Tsinghua University, China
zhengguo.cai@duke.edu

martina

Martina Zafferani, 2nd year PhD Student, Chemistry
B.A. Biochemistry, Albion College
martina.zafferani@duke.edu

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Kamillah Kassam, 1st year PhD Student, Chemistry
B.S. Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology
kamillah.kassam@duke.edu

james

James Falese, 1st year PhD Student, Biochemistry
B.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Wake Forest University
james.falese@duke.edu

 


Undergraduate Students

Rachel Dveirin (Duke 2020)
Alex Wilson (Duke 2020)
Oluwafikemi Faleye (Duke 2021)


Postdoctoral Associates

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Sean Piwarski, Ph.D.
B.Sc.; B.A. California Lutheran University
M.Sc. Marshall University
Ph.D. Marshall University
sean.piwarski@duke.edu

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Giacomo Padroni, Ph.D.
M.Sc. University of Ferrara
Ph.D. University of Strathclyde
giacomo.padroni@duke.edu


Alumni

PhD Students

Dr. Christopher Eubanks (PhD), Current: Scientist I, KBI Biopharma, Durham, NC
Dr. Brittany Morgan (PhD), Current: May-Walt Life Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Michigan Life Sciences Fellow Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Postdoctoral Scholars

Dr. Neeraj Patwardhan (PhD), Current: Senior Scientist, Guide Therapeutics, Atlanta, GA
Dr. Gary Kapral (Postdoctoral Associate), Current: PhD Posters

Undergraduate Students

Shantal Jayawickreme, Current: Student, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
Angela Liu (Duke 2019), Current: Orthopedic Surgery Intern, Stetson Powell Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Bilva Sanaba (Duke 2019), Current: Software Engineer, Amazon, San Francisco, CA
Malavika Puri (Duke 2019), Current: Gruber Science Fellow and PhD Student, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Noey Boldizsar (Duke 2021)
Colby Newson (Duke 2018)
Diane Karloff (Duke 2018), Current: PhD student, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Carlos Roble (Duke 2018)
Adina Jan (Duke 2018)
Jordan Forte (Duke 2015, Research Associate), Current: Student, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
Rebecca Culver (Duke 2017), Current: PhD student, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Jason Xu (Duke 2017), Current: Student, University of California Irwine School of Medicine, Irwine, CA
Akshay Patel (NCSSM 2017)
Dillan Casanova (Duke 2016); Current: Student, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA
Rozalina Abramov (Queens College 2016); Current: Student, Long Island University School of Pharmacy, Brooklyn, NY
David Jones (Duke 2015), Current: Student, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
Vihasa Govada (Duke 2017), Current: Student, Florida Atlantic University School of Medicine, Boca Raton, FL
Barbara Blachut (Duke 2015); Current: Student, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Young-Hyun Moon (Duke 2016)

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