Graduate Staff Listing 2018-2019

Connie Kaspar Brophy

(765) 496-6095

Assistant Director of Science Diversity

brophyc@purdue.edu 

 

Erica Baker

Erica Baker
Chemistry
baker458@purdue.edu

I am the Chemistry representative of the Graduate Women in Science Program here at Purdue. I am working towards earning my PhD in Organic Chemistry and this is my third year on campus. My research focuses on the development of new small molecule inhibitors for Cancer therapeutics with in the Zhong-Yin Zhang research group. I earned my BS at the University of Denver in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. In my free time, I am usually doing something outside with my dog, Harley.

Amanda Depoian

Amanda Depoian
Physics
adepoian@purdue.edu

I am the Physics representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs. I am a second year Ph.D student in the Physics and Astronomy department. My research focuses on trying to understand what the universe is made of! I am working with Dr. Lang and the XENON collaboration to look for rare dark matter interactions.

Ashley Dicks

Ashley Dicks
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science
dicks@purdue.edu

I am the EAPS representative in the Graduate Woman in Science Programs. Currently, I am working on my Masters in Atmospheric Science and my research focuses on running Global Climate Models. I obtained my undergraduate degree at Purdue and absolutely love it here! Some of my hobbies include playing volleyball, running, skiing, and painting.

Sharleen Flowers

Sharleen Flowers
Biology
sflower@purdue.edu

I am the Biological Sciences representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs. I am a 2nd year Ph.D. student in Dr. Stephanie Gardner's lab and my research focuses on biology undergraduate education. Currently, I am investigating features of students' mental models of biofilm formation. I am from Allen, Texas and I love football, cooking with friends, and reading books in my free time. Feel free to email me with any questions.

Danni Liu

Danni Liu
Statistics
liu2302@purdue.edu

I am the Statistics representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs. I’m a second year Master student in Mathematical Statistics. I finished my undergraduate degree in B.S Statistics and B.A Mathematics at University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. My hobbies include music, journaling, crafting and many others. And I’m excited to work as part of the WISP Leadership team!

Saranya Radhakrishnan

Saranya Radhakrishnan
PULSe
radhakr1@purdue.edu

I am the PULSe representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs and I am a fourth year graduate student in the Tantama Lab in the Chemistry Department. My research involves studying oxidative stress in Parkinson’s disease models using genetically encoded fluorescent probes. To unwind, I experiment with vegan cooking/baking and enjoy blues dancing. I look forward to an exciting year of serving as the PULSe representative on the WISP leadership team.

Nandita Viswanath

Nandita Viswanath
Computer Science
viswanan@purdue.edu

I am the Computer Science representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs leadership team. I'm currently a graduate student in Computer Science and I have an undergraduate degree in Information Technology from Anna University, India. Outside of academics, I love traveling, hiking, shopping and binge-watching TV shows. Feel free to email me if you have any questions!

Van Vo

Van Vo
Mathematics
vom@purdue.edu

I am the Mathematics representative for the Graduate Women in Science Programs. I am a 3rd year graduate student working towards my Ph.D. in Math. This is my second year on the WISP Leadership Team.

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