Lagalante Group

Dr. Lagalante welcomes student involvement in his research.  Please contact him to discuss current undergraduate and graduate level research opportunities.

Villanova University
  • Brynn Sundberg linkedin-icon-small M.S. Chemistry (in progress).
  • Vinnie Nobile B.S. Chemistry (2019).
  • Harry Eichman M.S. Chemistry (2018).
  • Douglas Scheesley linkedin-icon-small M.S. Chemistry (2017). External thesis option.  Research Chemist at GlaxoSmithKline, King of Prussia, PA.
  • Bryan Eck linkedin-icon-small M.S. Chemistry (2017).  Chemist at Environmental Standards (Valley Forge,PA).
  • Tyler Doan  B.S. Biology (2019).
  • Claudia Macpherson  B.S. Biology (2019).
  • Rachel Selinsky, Ph.D. linkedin-icon-small Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin, Madison (2012), Villanova University Research Post-Doctoral Fellow (2016-2017). Princeton University Research Post-Doctoral Fellow (current).
  • Prof. Amanda Norbutus, Ph.D. linkedin-icon-small M.S. Chemistry (2008). Ph.D. Preservation Studies (2012) from the University of Delaware / Winterthur. Villanova Mendel Science Experience (MSE) Post-Doctoral Fellow (2012-2015).  Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Rollins College, Orlando, FL (2015-2017).  Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Valencia College, Orlando, FL (current).
  • Kristen Watts  M.S. Chemistry (2015). Pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of Arizona under Prof. Jeanne Pemberton.
  • Ryan Bauman linkedin-icon-small B.S. Chemistry (2015). Working as a retirement actuarial analyst at Towers Watson in Philadelphia.
  • Ian Ziraldo linkedin-icon-small M.S. Chemistry (2014).  Chemistry laboratory technician and stockroom manager at Saint Mary’s College, CA.
  • Leah Fett linkedin-icon-small M.S. Chemistry (2013).  Analytical chemist in the Crop Protection Group at Dupont, DE.
  • Robert Rosano  B.S. Chemistry (2012). M.S. Chemistry (2017 with Prof. Robert Giuliano).
  • Madeline Rotella linkedin-icon-small B.S. Chemistry (2013). M.S. Chemistry (2015 with Prof. Robert Giuliano). Pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Janette Qian  B.S. Chemistry (transfer to Temple University to study music).
  • Courtney Dillon linkedin-icon-small B.S./M.S. Chemistry (2011/2012).  Marketing Manager for PolySciences, Warrington, PA.
  • Brittany Micelle linkedin-icon-small B.S. Chemistry (2011). Product Director at The Janssen Pharmaceuticals Companies of Johnson & Johnson.
  • Elizabeth Assenmacher  B.S. Chemistry (2011).  
  • Trevor Safko, Ph.D linkedin-icon-small B.S. Chemistry (2011).  Ph.D. in Chemistry at Georgetown University under Prof. Richard Weiss (2016), Analyst, GP Energy Management (NYC).
  • Peter Greenbacker linkedin-icon-small B.S. Chemistry (2007).  Chemist at IsoSciences (King of Prussia, PA).
  • Courtney Shedden  B.S./M.S. Chemistry (2008/2012). Analytical chemist for Rhodia, Bristol, PA.
  • Caitlin Kelly  M.S. Biology (2010 with Dr. Iyengar).  Ph.D. Ecology from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
  • Ray Vlacancich, M.D.  B.S. Chemistry (2009).  M.D. from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Currently in residence at Georgetown Medical School.
  • Mike Barresi, J.D. linkedin-icon-small B.S. Biochemistry (2009). J.D. from Pace University Law SchoolDeputy County Attorney at Nassau County Attorneys Office.
  • Jackie Olsen Jaegar, D.O. linkedin-icon-small B.S. Chemistry (2009, Honors).  D.O. from Lake Erie College of Medicine, PA (2009-2013).  Internal Medicine Residency, The University of Connecticut (2013-2016). Geriatric Medicine Fellow, Harvard Medical School Multi-Campus Geriatric Medicine Fellowship.
  • Tim Oswald  M.S. Chemistry (2009). Analytical chemist at Carpenter Technology, Reading, PA.
  • Frank Cook  M.S. Chemistry (2009). Analytical chemist at Novartis, Boston, MA.
  • Frank Calvosa, J.D. linkedin-icon-small B.S./M.S. Chemistry (2007/2008). College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Gregor Mendel Award for excellence in the Sciences and the G. N. Quam Award for academic excellence in Chemistry.  J.D. (2011) from Columbia University Law School.  Practicing patent law in NYC for Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart & Sullivan.
  • Frank Iosue  M.S. Biology (2008 with Dr. Iyengar).
  • Jonathan Jones linkedin-icon-small M.S. Chemistry (2007). Supercritical fluid chromatography R&D at Waters Corporation, DE.
  • Michael Mirzabeigi, M.D. linkedin-icon-small B.S. Chemistry (2007). M.D. from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Resident at University of Pennsylvania Health System.
  • Touraj Rowhani  linkedin-icon-small M.S. Chemistry (2006). Chemist at Arch Chemicals, Atlanta, GA.
Penn State University
  • Steven Gaik, Ph.D. linkedin-icon-small B.S. Chemical Engineering.
  • Nyssa Lewis  B.S. Wildlife Biology (2006). M.S. Science Education, Penn State University (2008).
  • Matthew Felter  B.S. Electrical Engineering.
  • Prof. Becca Ryals, Ph.D. linkedin-icon-small B.A. Environmental Science, Marywood University (2004), M.S. Environmental Management, Duke University (2006). Ph.D. (2012) University of California, Berkeley, Ecosystem Ecology.  Assistant Professor University of Hawaii at Manoa.
  • Brian Bagis  Chemical Engineering.
  • Joseph McCullon  Biochemistry.
National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Adam Clarke  B.S. Molecular and Cellular Developmental Biology (1999), Merck sales in NM, CO. Recently sold his own painting business.
  • Robert Hall  B.S. Chemical Engineering (1998).
  • Wendy Andersen, Ph.D. linkedin-icon-small Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry, University of Colorado (2000). Analytical Chemist at FDA in Denver, CO.
  • Prof. Brendan Graham, Ph.D.  Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry, University Western Australia (1998), Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of Western Australia.
  • Christian Wood  B.S. Chemical Engineering, Cornell (1997).
  • Melanie Spadi  B.S. Chemistry, Louis Pasteur Institute (1999).
  • Aziz Abdulagatov  B.S. Science, Dagestan Scientific Institute.
  • Prof. Conrad Stoldt, Ph.D. linkedin-icon-small B.A. Chemistry, University of Colorado, (1994), Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, Iowa State (’99), Professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of Colorado, Boulder.
  • Ryan Jacobsen  B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado, (1996), M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado (1998), engineer for General Electric in Kansas.