Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Biomedical Postdoctoral Council

Past BPC Members

If you are a past member and you cannot find your information on this page please contact BPC. Please be prepared to provide dates corresponding to your time of membership so that we may confirm via past minutes.

The Biomedical Postdoctoral Council (BPC) co-chairs can be contacted at pcouncil@mail.med.upenn.edu.

The secretary can be contacted at bpcouncil.secretary@gmail.com and the webmaster can be contacted at bpcouncil.webmaster@gmail.com.

Luana Atherly, PhD
Editor-in-Chief, Postdoc Editor's Club


Lisa M. Ambrose-Lanci, PhD


Daphne Avgousti, PhD
Editor-in-Chief, Postdoc Editor's Association


Daniel Barreda, PhD
Symposium Committee


Arindam Basu, PhD
Chair, Foreign National Committee; Treasurer


Satarupa Basu, PhD
Foreign National Committee


Krista Bledsoe, PhD
Co-chair, Social Events Committee


Steven A. Bloomer, PhD
Editor-in-Chief, Postdoc Editor's Club


Terry Cathopoulis, PhD
BPC Co-President; Chair, Fundraising Committee; Chair, Environmental Action Committee; Webmaster


Jessica Chacon, PhD
Co-chair, Career Enhancement & Training Committee


Rabe'e Cheheltani, PhD
Council Co-President; Co-chair, Social Media Committee


Zenobia Cofer, PhD
Co-chair, Diversity Committee


Alexandra Cretu, PhD


Ginny Cruz, PhD
Symposium Committee


Maryna Cruz
Symposium Committee


Zev Einhorn, PhD
Co-chair, Fundraising Committee


Devrim Eren, PhD
Chair, Social Activities Committee; Liaison Officer, BPC & Penn Biotechnology Group; Treasurer; Webmaster


Liisa Hantsoo, PhD
Chair, Newsletter Committee; Postdoc Editors' Association


Lori Hari, PhD
Editor, Postdoc Editor's Club


Meda Higa, PhD
Diversity Committee


David A. Hokey, PhD
Treasurer


Yu-Chen Hwang, PhD
Editor, Postdoc Editor's Club


Jennifer Kent, PhD
Co-chair


Yuko Kimura, PhD


Mary Kushman, PhD


Luisa Lassova, PhD


Michael W. Lipscomb, PhD


Monica Matsumoto, PhD
Foreign National Committee


Jessica W. Morgan, PhD
Chair, Symposium Committee


Jasmine A. McDonald, PhD
Chair, Diversity Committee


Ana Misic, PhD
BPC Secretary; Co-chair, Social Events Committee


Mikolaj A. Pawalak, MD/PhD
Co-Chair


Girish Ramaswamy, PhD
Chair, Community Service Committee


Ivonne Vidal Pizarro, PhD
Chair, Diversity Committee


Pamela J. Shapiro, PhD


Lucas Smith, PhD
Chair, Fundraising Committee


Nicole Speed, PhD
Fund-raising Committee


Eugene R. Tombler, PhD
Co-chair


Cassie Tran, PhD
Co-chair, Social Media Committee


Jingyi Wang, PhD
Co-Chair, Career Enhancement & Training Committee


Elizabeth B. Wencil, PhD
Foreign National Committee


Laurence M. Wood, PhD
Co-Chair, Community Service Committee


Frank H. Wilkinson, PhD
Co-chair


Ying Xu, PhD


Jen Young, PhD
Seminar Committee


Asifa K. Zaida, PhD


Tiangang Zhuang, PhD


Prema Sundaram, PhD
Webmaster


Paul Neeson, PhD
Chair, Foreign National Committee


Reena Bhandare, PhD
Chair, Environmental Committee


Rohinton Tarapore, PhD
Co-chair; Treasurer; Foreign National Committee


Salam Ibrahim, PhD
Chair, Social Events Committee


Samuel L. Murphy, PhD


Sarah McLoughlin, PhD
Co-chair, Social Events Committee


Sebastien Vigneau, PhD
Webmaster


Shawn Terkhorn, PhD
Editor, Postdoc Editor's Club


Stacy L. Gelhaus, PhD
Co-chair


Steffen Wachenfeld, PhD
Chair, Environmental Committee


Tom Bebee, PhD
Council Co-President


Troy Messick, PhD
Editor, Postdoc Editor's Club


Victoria Sanchez, PhD
Co-chair, Diversity Committee


Vito Rebecca, PhD
Chair, Environmental Action Committee


Weiwei Dang, PhD
Chair, Fund-raising Committee