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• Biology

   - Dr. Karen Campbell
   - Dr. Bryce J. Brylawski
   - Dr. Richard G. Heller
   - Dr. Gerald L. Kreider
   - Dr. Stephen G. Mech
   - Dr. David D. Osgood
   - Dr. Andrew I. Samuelsen
   - Emeritus Professor
   - Dr. Susan Munch

• Chemistry / Biochemistry

   - Dr. Pamela G. Artz ’87
   - Michele L. Cramer
   - Dr. Christopher R. Graves
   - Dr. Christian S. Hamann
   - Dr. Ian J. Rhile
   - Dr. Frieda Texter
   - Emeritus Professor
   - Dr. Phillip Dougherty

• Physics

  - Dr. Brian J. Buerke
  - Dr. Devon B. Mason

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Curtis Adams
Class of 2013, cum laude, Shirk Scholar, American Institute of Chemists: Biochemistry Award
Concentration: Biochemistry: Biotechnology track (ACS certified)
Activities:  Chemistry lab assistant & tutor; Histology lab assistant; Honors Club; Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity (President: ’11-’12)
Research and internships: Independent research (sponsored by Dr. Wolbach); Shadowing Bayer Pharmaceuticals; Pathology Internship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Current Placement: Room Leader (entry level management position) at Fisher Clinical Services in Allentown, which is part of ThermoFisher Scientific.
Other items of interest: Favorite Chemistry Class: Inorganic Chemistry

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Jessica Baehr
Class of 2013, cum laude
Concentration: Biochemistry
Activities:  Chemistry lab assistant; Chemistry and biology tutor; Organic Chemistry Conference Group Leader; String Chamber Orchestra (Concert Mistress); Women’s Chorale; Student member of the ACS; Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-medical Honor Society; Honors club
Research and internships: Reading Hospital externship; Summer Pre-Medical Program - Saint Mary Medical Center; NMS Labs - Toxicology Internship (post-graduation)
Current Placement: Chemist at NMS Labs

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Matthew Bauer
Class of 2013, summa cum laude, Jacob Albright Scholar, Saint Joseph’s Hospital Staff Award, Ella M. Schaeffer Music Award: Choir, Benjamin H. Handorf Chemistry Award, SGA Graduating Senior Award, Alumni Graduation Honor, David Caramanica Endowed Memorial Award, Gold A Award
Concentration: Biochemistry: Public Administration & Policy Analysis Track
Activities:  Swim team (2009-13, captain ‘13); Student Government Association (2010-13, president ‘12-‘13, executive VP ’11-‘12); POPs Steering Committee (2010-12); Admission Ambassador (2011-13); Mane Men (2009-13); Concert Choir (2009-13); Honors Club
Research and internships: Reading Hospital scribe program
Current Placement: Medical Student, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine

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Chrissy Candelora
Class of 2013, cum laude, College Honors and Departmental Distinction (biochemistry), Eileen Walker Memorial Chemistry Award, Ella M. Schaeffer Music Award: Instrumental
Concentration: Biochemistry: Biotechnology Track
Activities:  Chemistry lab assistant; Biology lab assistant and tutor; Honors Club (treasurer); Concert Band; Flute Choir; Domino Players; Peer Orientation Person (POPs, steering committee); Admission Ambassador 
Research and internships: Reading Hospital externship; Albright Creative Research Experience (ACRE: summer 2012, interim 2013); Honors research (sponsored by Frieda Texter): “Studies of Delta N20 Beta 2-Microglobulin at Neutral pH”
Current Placement: applying to dental school

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John Demko
Class of 2013, summa cum laude, Jacob Albright Scholar, College Honors and Departmental Distinction (biology), Saint Joseph’s Hospital Staff Award, POLYED Undergraduate Award for Achievement in Organic Chemistry, American Chemical Society Prize (biochemistry)
Concentration: Biochemistry: Biotechnology Track
Activities:  Chemistry and biology tutor; Organic chemistry lab assistant; Organic chemistry conference group leader
Research and internships: Reading Hospital shadowing internship; Reading Hospital summer student training program; Honors research in cooperation with Reading Hospital (Dr. Schnatz, Dr. Demko, faculty sponsor – Dr. Karen Campbell)

Current Placement: Medical Student, University of Pittsburgh

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Jesse Grieb
Class of 2013, cum laude, College Honors, Davis Scholar, Gold A Award
Concentration: Biochemistry/Spanish
Activities:  Concert Choir; Mane Men; Concert Band; Honor’s Club (President); Yocum Institute for the Arts Piano Competition Winner 2010
Research and internships: Reading Hospital externship; honors thesis research: "Concerted Proton Electron Transfer Using Novel Base Appended Radical Cations” sponsored by Dr. Jeff Wolbach; College Relations intern; Primary Care Scholars program at Penn State Hershey College of Medicine
Current Placement: NeoGenomics Laboratories: Accessioning Technician

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Darryl Hester
Class of 2013
Concentration: Biochemistry
Activities:  Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity (President: ’11-’12); Peer Orientation Person (POP)
Research and internships: Independent research (sponsored by Dr. Graves); Albright Creative Research Experience (ACRE, interim and summer 2012)
Research project title: ”Synthesis of a Series of Aluminum Amidate Complexes: Progress Toward Novel Aluminum Lewis-Acid Catalysts for Hydroamination”  
Current Placement: Quality Lab Associate at West-Ward Pharmaceuticals in Cherry Hill NJ performing analysis of raw materials and finished products using GC, Headspace GC and HPLC
Other items of interest: Presented his research at the Lehigh Valley Section of the ACS meeting in April 2012 and HECBC 2012. Dr. Graves presented their research at the fall 2012 National Meeting of the ACS.

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Daniel Kantner
Class of 2013, summa cum laude, Jacob Albright Scholar, Departmental Distinction (Biochemistry), Benjamin H. Handorf Chemistry Award
Concentration: Biochemistry (ACS certified)
Activities:  Chemistry lab assistant
Research and internships: Honors thesis research (sponsored by Dr. Wolbach): “Modeling of 10-pyridinyl phenothiazine Derivatives for Concerted Proton-Electron Transfer”
Current Placement: Chemist for pharmaceutical product testing, Lancaster Laboratories

Other items of interest: Avid searcher for archeological items, particularly antique bottles.

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Kyle Smith
Class of 2013, summa cum laude, Jacob Albright Scholar, College Honors and Departmental Distinction (chemistry), Shirk Scholar, American Chemical Society Prize, Dr. Morgan S. Heller Memorial Chemistry Award, 2013 Undergraduate Award in Organic Chemistry, 2012 Undergraduate Award in Inorganic Chemistry, 2012 Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry, CRC Press Freshman Chemistry Award, Order of Omega Highest Senior Male GPA
Concentration: Chemistry (ACS certified)
Activities:  Chemistry lab assistant & tutor; Organic chemistry conference group leader; Honors Club; Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity (Sergeant-at-Arms, VP, Asst. New Member Educator); American Chemical Society (ACS); Albright College Face for the website; Order of Omega Greek Honor Society
Research and internships: Honors thesis research (sponsored by Dr. Hamann);
“Probing New Approaches for Teaching Nuclear Magnetic Spectroscopy”
Albright Creative Research Experience (ACRE, January 2013)
Current Placement: Ph.D. program, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Chemistry
Other items of interest: Presented his research work at the National Organic Chemistry Symposium (2011 Princeton, 2013 Seattle) and HECBC 2011

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Marie E. Zamanis
Class of 2013
Concentration: Biochemistry
Activities:  Externship at Trauma Unit, Reading Hospital; Chemistry Lab Assistant
Research and internships: Albright Creative Research Experience (ACRE) (summer 2012, interim 2013, sponsored by Dr. Mech): “Spatial and Temporal Genetic Structure of White-Footed Mice”
Current Placement: Professor’s Assistant in Biology Department at Brookdale Community College, New Jersey.
Other items of interest: Presented her research as the National Conference of Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in La Crosse, WI

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Samantha Cordisco
Class of 2012
Concentration: chemistry (ACS certified)
Activities:  chemistry lab assistant, chemistry tutor, Student Members of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Student Government Association, Phi Mu fraternity
Research and internships: Albright Creative Research Experience (ACRE, summer and interim) – "A Computational Approach to Determine the Transition State for the Rate-Limiting Step for 10-MPT, a Concerted Proton-Electron Transfer Agent” Presented her work at the 2011 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR).
Current Placement: Albright College Master’s Degree Program in Education
Other items of interest: Completing a master’s in education and PA certification to teach high school chemistry

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Jason Edmonds
Class of 2012
Concentration: biochemistry
Activities:  chemistry lab assistant, Alpha Epsilon Delta premedical society, Pi Kappa Phi fraternity
Research and internships: Glaxo Smith Kline summer lab experience, biology independent study (Dr. Gerald Kreider) – "What is a bacterial 'species'? A study of natural isolates of Staphylococcus epidermidis by classical and molecular techniques."
Current Placement: Currently interviewing

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Steven LaMonaca
Class of 2012
Concentration: Biochemistry
Activities:  general analytical, organic, & forensic chemistry lab assistant, student assistant in ADP/DCP program, Pi Kappa Phi fraternity (two-term scholarship chair & Alumni Relations Executive Board), Inter-Fraternal Council (President, VP, Sergeant at Arms, and Treasurer), Student Government Association Committees
Research and internships: Internship with the only board certified ENT & allergy/immunology doctor in the country (medical assistant and clinical duties), Certification in First Aid & CPR. 
Current Placement: Lincare Respiratory & Pulmonary Specialist Sales Representative and Physician’s Office Manager/Medical Biller & Claims Specialist

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Sarah Liesau
Class of 2012, The Eileen Walker Memorial Chemistry Award
Concentration: chemistry (ACS certified)
Activities:  chemistry lab assistant and prep, chemical inventory, Student Members of the American Chemical Society (ACS, Vice President, President), Phi Mu fraternity (treasurer), women’s rugby
Research and internships: Shadowing at Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Internship KVK Tech, Inc.
Current Placement: chemist, Genesis Global Ventures, LLC.

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Robert Richards
Class of 2012, magna cum laude, College Honors, Departmental Distinction in Chemistry, Society of Jacob Albright Scholars, United Methodist Student Scholarship, 2010 CRC Press Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award, Undergraduate Award for Achievement in Organic Chemistry, Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry, Undergraduate Award in Inorganic Chemistry, American Chemical Society Prize, The Morgan S. Heller Memorial Chemistry Award
Concentration: chemistry (ACS certified)
Activities:  chemistry lab assistant and prep, chemistry tutor, Student Members of the American Chemical Society (ACS, treasurer), LOGOS Christian Fellowship (treasurer), Honors Club, Eagle Scout
Research and internships: Petroleum Research Fund (PRF) summer research, Albright Creative Research Experience (ACRE, summer) and honors research (sponsored by Dr. Rhile) – "Investigating Concerted Proton Electron Transfer in a Base-Appended Radical Cation" Presented his work at the 2012 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR).
Current Placement: chemistry Ph.D. program, Cornell University – fall 2012

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Brittney Tiley
Class of 2012, magna cum laude, College Honors, Departmental Distinction in Biochemistry, Society of Jacob Albright Scholars, American Chemical Society Prize, The Benjamin H. Handorf Chemistry Award
Concentration: biochemistry (ACS certified)
Activities:  chemistry lab assistant, Student Members of the American Chemical Society (ACS, vice president), Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society, Ultimate Frisbee club , Honors Club
Research and internships: Albright Creative Research Experience (ACRE, summer) and honors research (sponsored by Dr. Rhile) – "Characterization of the Chemical and Physical Properties of a Heterocycle Radical Cation" Presented her work at the 2011 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR).
Current Placement: chemist for pharmaceutical product testing, Lancaster Laboratories

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Matthew Zuchero
Class of 2012, cum laude, College Honors, Departmental Distinction in Chemistry, CRC Press Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award, The Morgan S. Heller Memorial Chemistry Award
Concentration: chemistry (ACS certified)
Activities:  chemistry lab assistant, Student Members of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Honors Club, concert band and woodwind ensemble, member of the French Honors Society
Research and internships: Albright Creative Research Experience (ACRE, summer) and honors research (sponsored by Dr. Wolbach) – "A Computational Approach to Determining the Rate Limiting Step of a Series of Concerted Proton Electron Transfer Reactions "
Current Placement: chemistry Ph.D. program, Temple University – fall 2012