benelitaelieBenelita Tina Elie
Doctoral Student (2014-present)
Ph.D. Program in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, The Graduate Center of CUNY, Brooklyn College. CUNY 2016 recipient of the Brooklyn College Alfred Alberts Biochemistry Award Research Assistant at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2008-2010; 2012-2013)
Mentor: Dr. Johanna Joyce.
B.S. (Cum Laude) in Biology, Brooklyn College 2008.
Honors Academy, Scholars Program Graduate (Thesis adviser: Dr. Jennifer Basil).
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, and Haitian Kreyol.
Hobbies: kayaking, hiking, fencing, tennis, running, talking about the brain and the mind it informs, black and white movies.

jiyesonJiye Son
Doctoral student (2014-present)
Ph.D. Program in Chemistry, The Graduate Center of CUNY, Brooklyn College, Advanced Science Research Center, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC).
Co-Mentors:  Prof. Rein Ulijn (Director ASRC Nanoscience Initiative and Professor at Hunter College) and Prof. Dan Heller (MSKCC). Recipient of the Tow Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship 2016.  Safety Consultant at Product Safety and Toxicology Department, The Estee Lauder Companies, Melville, NY, 2013-2014. B.S. in Chemistry, SUNY Stony Brook University, 2012.
Languages spoken: English and Korean.
Hobbies: Relaxing, traveling, reading, yoga, and enjoying good food and company.

vmuiYui Fung (Vincent) Mui
Doctoral Student (2015-present)
Ph.D. Program in Chemistry, The Graduate Center of CUNY, Brooklyn College.
B.S. Applied Chemistry (City University of Hong Kong) 2013.
Research Assistant at Prof. István T. Horváth’s Laboratory (December 2013-July 2014)
Languages Spoken: English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.
Hobbies: Astronomy, Asian culture, Photography, Soccer, Supernatural, and Cooking.

dewaeleleroiGuillaume Dewaele Le Roi
Doctoral student (2015-present)
Ph.D. Program in Chemistry, The Graduate Center of CUNY, Brooklyn College.
M.S in Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry, Université Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris (France), 2014. B.S. in Chemistry, Université Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris (France), 2012.
Languages spoken: English and French.
Hobbies: Music, Boxing, Relaxing, Meeting new people.

pappeltPatricia Appelt
Visiting scholar (doctoral student) October 2015-present
Universidade Federal do Paraná, (Brazil) in the chemistry program, under the supervision of Prof. Márcio Peres de Araujo. Master’s degree in Inorganic Chemistry, Universidade Federal do Paraná, (Brazil) 2013. Chemistry Lecturer at the  Universidade Tecnológica  Federal do Paraná (Pato Branco). 2009-2011. B.Sc. in Industrial Chemistry , Universidade Tecnológica  Federal do Paraná 2009.
Languages: English, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Hobbies: running, play handball, traveling and enjoying a good movie.