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Featured Alumni

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Rabiah Mayas

Rabiah Mayas, Director of Science and Integrated Strategies

Museum of Science and Industry

Rabiah Mayas (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2007) is the Director of Science and Integrated Strategies at the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago.

Rabiah was recently on campus to participate in an alumni career panel for UChicago WeekendJenna Christensen and Matthew Tien interviewed her to learn more about her profession in scientific outreach.

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Sean Sheridan

Sean Sheridan, Associate Principal

Charles River Associates

Sean Sheridan received his PhD in Genetics in 2008, as well as a MBA in Finance from Booth School of Business in 2013.

Sean is currently an associate principal in the intellectual property practice at Charles River Associates, Chicago. In this role, he assists clients with the valuation, licensing, and strategic management of intellectual property.  Prior to working as a consultant, Sean worked for UChicagoTech, the Center for Technology Development and Ventures at the University of Chicago, where he was responsible for the identification, evaluation, protection and commercialization of University inventions.

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Radmila Sarac

Radmila Sarac, Associate Professor

Purdue University Calumet

Radmila Sarac (Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Physiology, 2004) is an associate professor of molecular and cell physiology in the Department of Biological Sciences at Purdue University Calumet.

Current students in Radmila's lab are working on research projects examining the structural determinants of GIRK potassium channel function. She is also interested in developing and investigating educational cell biology learning modules that assess the impact of 3D molecular visualization in biology education.

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