Publications

On average, BTP trainees who have attained their PhD degrees have published 4.6 papers and are first authors on 2.6 papers based on their dissertation work. Here is a selection of BTP trainees and their research publications based on their research at UW-Madison and since graduation:

Roman Aranda IV, PhD (2007) in Biomolecular Chemistry, George Phillips Lab
* 5 publications as a graduate student, 3 as first author

Paul Blommel, PhD (2007) in Biophysics, Brian Fox Lab
* 13 publications as a graduate student, 6 as first author

Justin Brumbaugh, PhD (2011) in Biochemistry, Joshua Coon Lab
* 11 publications as a graduate student, 4 as first author

Heidi Crosby, PhD (2012) in Microbiology, Jorge Escalante-Semerena Lab
* 6 publications as a graduate student, 5 as first author

Kurt H. Jacobson, PhD (2012) in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Joel Pedersen Lab
* 7 publications as a graduate student, 4 as first author

R. Jeremy Johnson, PhD (2007) in Biochemistry, Ronald Raines Lab
* 4 publications as a graduate student, all as first author

Justin Koepsel, PhD (2012) in Biomedical Engineering, William Murphy Lab
* 10 publications as a graduate student, 5 as first author

Graeme McAlister, PhD (2009) in Chemistry, Joshua Coon Lab
* 14 publications as a graduate student, 4 as first author

Rachel Mooney, PhD (2007) in Biochemistry, Robert Landick Lab
* 4 publications as a graduate student

Thomas Rutkoski, PhD (2008) in Biochemistry, Ronald Raines Lab
* 9 publications as a graduate student, 5 as first author

Michael Smanski, PhD (2011) in Microbiology, Ben Shen Lab
* 8 publications as a graduate student, 5 as first author


Alberto Guerra, a current BTP Trainee who also attended UW-Madison for his undergraduate degree, talks about the BTP program, his research, and his publication in the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences: