NC State
Pierce Research Group

Previous Graduate Students:

Anna E. Cholewczynski

BS: San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

PhD (2020)

Current Position: Study Design Lead, Covance (Durham, NC)



Grant A. Edwards

BS/MS: University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

PhD (2020)

Current Position: Postdoc, MacMillan Group (Princeton)



Bram Frohock

5th Year Graduate Student
BS: University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

Current Position: Plant Precision Molecules, Boulder, CO



Kyle Griewisch

BS: Catawba College, Salisbury, NC

MS (Microbiology, 2019)

Current Position: Research Scientist, PPD (Richmond, VA)



Berenice Lemercier

MS: University of Rouen, France

PhD (2016)

Current Position: Process Chemistry, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Boston, MA)



Zhanhao Liang

4th Year Graduate Student
BS: Xiamen University, China

Current Position: WuXi, Shanghai, China



You-Chen Lin

5th Year Graduate Student
BS: National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), Taipei, Taiwan

Current Position: Postdoc, Scripps Research (Baran)



Christina (Crissi) Martinez

BS: UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

PhD (2020)
Postdoc, Parkinson Group (Purdue)

Current Position: Eli Lilly & Co.


Jonathan J. Mills

BS: University of Wilmington, Wilmington, NC

PhD (2017)

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Vanderbilt (S. Fesik)

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Illinois State University


Yasamin Moazami

BS: University of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

PhD (2017)

Current Position: Research Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry, Gilead Sciences, Seattle, WA



Patrick D. Parker

BS: Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN

PhD (2019)
Postdoc, University of California at Irvine (V. Dong)

Current Position: Research Scientist, Process Chemistry, Gilead Sciences, CA


Nick Perry

BS: Salisbury State University, MD

MS (2017)

Current Position: Tethis, Raleigh, NC



Kaylib Robinson

BS: UNC Asheville, Asheville, NC

PhD (2019)

Current Position: Research Scientist (Process Chemistry), Pisgah Labs, Asheville, NC



Yunlong Shi

BS: Zhejiang University, China

PhD (2016)
Postdoc, Scripps Research, Florida (K. Carroll)

Current Position: Bayer, Boston, MA


Nataliia V. Shymanska

BS: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

PhD (2016)

Postdoctoral Fellow, EMBL (Heidelberg, Germany)

Current Position: BASF (Germany)


Previous Postdoctoral Fellows:

Aubert Ribaucourt, PhD

Msc: INSA (National Instute of Applied Sciences) de Rouen, France
DPhil: University of Oxford, United Kingdom (D.M. Hodgson)

Current Position: Postdoc (Cossy), France



Nicholas Massaro, PhD

Visiting Scientist
Synoxa Sciences, Inc.
BS/MS: State University of New York at Oswego, NY (Damkaci)
PhD: University of Oklahoma (Sharma)

Current Position: Cambrex, RTP, NC


Nicholas Onuska, PhD

BS: Kent State University
PhD: UNC Chapel Hill (Nicewicz)

Current Position: Eli Lilly & Co.


Previous Undergraduate Students:

Matthew Boudreau

PhD: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (P. Hergenrother)
Current Position: Postdoc,

Alex Cusumano

Current Position: Graduate Student, Caltech (B. Stoltz)

Naish Lalloo

PhD, University of Michigan (M. Sanford)
Current Position: Assistant Teaching Professor, NC State University

Cade Macallister

Current Position: Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin Madison

Ben Stemen

Current Position: Graduate Student, UNC Chapel Hill

Linda Ung

Current Position: Graduate Student, UC Davis

Peyton Williams

MS, Yale University (S. Herzon)
Current Position: Bristol Myers Squibb

Troy Zehnder

Current Position: Graduate Student, University of Michigan (C. Schindler)