Alumni Outcomes

Get to know some of the degree program's most prominent alumni.

We are invested in preparing and equipping our students to pursue their aspirations whether it is transitioning to a new career or pursuing an advanced degree. Our students have gone to various fields after their Master’s in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology degree.

A chart showing first post-graduation outcomes for M.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology alumni based on 2016-2021 surveys. Of 179 outcomes, 78% are employed, 16% are pursuing advanced degrees, and 6% are looking for opportunities or volunteering.

Rahim Hirani

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

“After immersing myself in this thoughtfully designed program and research internship, I realized that scientific investigation and clinical practice need not be mutually exclusive quests.”

James O’Brien

DDS Candidate, New York University College of Dentistry

“The research currently being performed at Georgetown is changing the way that the medical community approaches cancer treatment and I am proud to have been able to see this first hand as a graduate student intern.”

Zoe Malchiodi

PhD Candidate, Tumor Biology, Georgetown University

“I wanted to enhance my research background to pursue a PhD and this program definitely put me on the right track.”

Sumati Hasani

Associate Scientist, MedImmune / AstraZeneca

“The combination of comprehensive coursework with a wholesome internship experience gave me a solid foundation of laboratory techniques for a health-related application that indeed makes my synapses go.”

James Jackson

Clinical Research Assistant/Asthma Educator

“The program was exponentially helpful in giving me a variety of research experiences alongside a dynamic curriculum that was integral in helping me decide on a career path and what research interests to pursue.”

Rima Nakrani

MD Candidate, Wayne State University School of Medicine

“With each lab, exam, and course, I felt more empowered, knowledgeable, and successful.”

Sylvia Zohrabian

Research Associate, Department of Cardiology, Boston Children’s Hospital

“My experience at Georgetown verified my interest to pursue biomedical research and health advocacy as a profession.”

Lama Alhawas

PhD Candidate, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology PhD program

“The faculty here helped me not only to reach my potential but ignited my enthusiasm to dig deeper for knowledge.”

Parnika Kadam

PhD Candidate, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology PhD program

“Motivating and interactive professors, excellent courses and wonderful colleagues have made my learning a fun experience.”

Eden Haile

Pediatric Resident at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans

“There was such a wide array of electives I could choose from to craft the learning experience I wanted.”

Samiksha Mahaptra

PhD candidate, Cell Biology PhD program

“Overall, the Master’s program not only broadened my theoretical knowledge but also prepared me to independently work in a lab environment.”

Annahita Sarcon

Resident, Internal Medicine at Scripps Health

“Aside from professional opportunities, the faculty and staff have been tremendous role models and influences.”