Alumni of the Corthals Lab


Alumni of the Corthals Lab (Students mentored by Dr. C)

Corthals Lab @ John Jay College of Criminal Justice (2009 to present)


Afzal, Sanah (JJ/Stony Brook REU, BSc Fire Science)

Bartasunaite, Margarita (JJ/Stony Brook REU, BSc CMB)

Choo-Ying, Leah (JJ, BSc FOS)

Comanescu, Mircea (Alex)  (JJ, BSc FOS, PRISM)

Deprimo, Victoria (JJ BSc FOS, PRISM, Macaulay Honors)

Duffy, Laura (JJ BSc FOS, PRISM and FOS 402 )

Geib, Samantha (JJ BSc FOS, Macaulay Honors, shadowing)

Hemmi, Subervi (JJ BSc FOS)

Klafehn, Erica (JJ Bsc FOS, PRISM, McNair)

Koegel, Gillian (JJ Master FOS)

Montalvo-Dumeng, Joan (JJ BSc FOS)

Palilionyte, Urte (JJ BSc CMB)

Paulsingh, Roshannah (JJ BSc, FOS)

Pineman, Steven (JJ BSc FOS, PRISM)

Singh, Laura (JJ BSc FOS, PRISM)

Texeira, Carlos (JJ BSc FOS, PRISM)

Zavinsky, Kyle (JJ BSc FOS)

Graduates (Masters)

- Takeshi Hashimoto (MSc 2017)

- Shannon Talty (MSc 2012)

- Ashley Morgan (MSc 2012)

- Laura Pritchard (MSc )

Corthals Lab @  University of Manchester - Faculty of Life Sciences (2006-2008)

Graduates (Masters)


- Stephanie Atherton: Ibises in Ancient Egypt

- Andrew Briscoe: DNA extraction from ancient Beetles

- Brittany Dement: Osteological Analysis of the “Courtier” Skeleton from the Manchester Museum

- Sharen Lee: Evolutionary History of Pomegranates in Ancient Egypt

- Nur Farehan M. Asgar: Detection of Tuberculosis in Ancient Egyptian Tissues

  1. -Oliver Smith: Detection of cavities bacteria in the Elliot Smith Sudan Skull Collection.

2006 - 2007

- Juliet Davies - Thesis: Detection of Pathogens in Ancient Egyptian Tissues

- Roger Forshaw - Thesis: Dentistry in Ancient Egypt

- Christopher Garwood - Thesis: Detecting Anthrax and Malaria in Ancient Egyptian Tissues

- Dina Jaidy - Thesis: Detection of Pathogen in Ancient Egyptian Tissues

- Louise Thomas - Thesis: Finding Sickle Cell Anaemia in Ancient Tissues


- 2006: Christopher Melvin - Thesis: Detecting Tuberculosis in the Dakleh Oasis Cemetery

- 2007: James Rothwell

American Museum of Natural History - Ambrose Monell Collection for Molecular and Microbial Research (2001-2006)

- Arati Panda, NYU, 2004 - Project: PCR screening for wolbachia in scorpions and butterflies at the Ambrose Monell Cryo-Collection

Inside View students

- Eugene Plavskin (Summer 2002)

- Naema Hernandez (October - June 2002)

NSF REU students

- Joan Mercedes, Hunter College (2003)

- Miriam Delarosa, Hunter College (2003)

- Nathaniel Smilowitz (2002)

- Brian Webster (2001 and 2002)

NSF UMEB students

- Mala Subran, Hunter College (2003)

- Sneha Mathew, Hunter College (2002)

- Sunitha Abraham, Hunter College (2002)

- Farah Mathieu, St. Francis College (2001)

- Nadine Sicard, Medgar Evers College (2001)