The Team

Sara Alektiar

Credentials: Graduate Student (G1)

Email: alektiar@wisc.edu

Address:
B.S. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Research with John Montgomery (Michigan), Matthew Sigman (Utah) and Adam Schmitt (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

Colleen Chernowsky

Credentials: Graduate Student (G2)

Email: chernowsky@wisc.edu

Address:
B.A. Ohio Wesleyan University

Research with Kim Lance (Ohio Wesleyan University) and Jonah Jurss (Ole Miss)

Alyah Chmiel

Credentials: Graduate Student (G1)

Email: afchmiel@wisc.edu

Address:
B.S. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Research with Corey Stephenson (Michigan), Amanda Garner (Michigan) and Kevin Bakker (Michigan)

Nick Cowper

Credentials: Postdoctoral Researcher

Email: ncowper@wisc.edu

Address:
Ph.D California Institute of Technology 2018
Doctoral Advisor: Sarah Reisman

Dylan Holst

Credentials: Graduate student (G2)

Email: holst2@wisc.edu

Address:
B.S. University of Florida

Research with Ron Castellano (Florida)

Minji Kim

Credentials: Graduate Student (G1)

Email: mkim658@wisc.edu

Address:
B.S. Macalester College

Research with Keith Kuwata (Macalester) and Dennis Cao (Macalester)

Karina Targos

Credentials: Graduate Student (G1)

Email: ktargos@ucdavis.edu

Address:
B.S. University of California, Davis

Research with Annaliese Franz (Davis), John Kouvetakis (Arizona State University)

Diana Wang

Credentials: Graduate Student (G2)

Email: djwang@wisc.edu

Address:
B.S. University of California, Berkeley

Research with Richmond Sarpong (Berkeley) as well as at Genentech and Theravance Biopharma

Oliver Williams

Credentials: Graduate student (G3)

Email: opwilliams@wisc.edu

Address:
B.S. McGill University
Research with Bruce Arndtsen (McGill)

Casey Winter

Credentials: Undergraduate (Sophomore)

Email: ckwinter@wisc.edu

Alumni

Though we are a new group, Zach has extensive experience mentoring younger students and takes immense pride in their accomplishments both inside and outside of the lab.

Prior to Wisconsin

Martin Reiterer
• Masters student working with ZKW (Jacobsen group, Harvard, 2017–2018)
• Currently: Completing his doctoral work at Harvard (Jacobsen group)

Brian Carr
• Amgen Scholar with ZKW (Grubbs group, Caltech, 2014)
• B.A. Macalester College, 2015
• Currently: Dental Resident at Parkland Memorial Hospital

Renee Sifri
• Undergraduate Researcher with ZKW (Grubbs group, Caltech, 2014)
• B.S. in Chemistry, Berkeley, 2015
• Currently: Ph.D. student at Cornell Unversity (Fors group)

Kacper Skakuj
• Undergraduate Researcher with ZKW (Grubbs group, Caltech, 2013)
• B.A. in Chemistry, Macalester College, 2014
• Currently: Ph.D. student at Northwestern University (Mirkin group)