People

Peter Belenky

Assistant Professor 

Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Founder of the RI Microbiome Consortium

Phone: (401) 863-5954

Email: peter_belenky@brown.edu

CV: last updated 5.23.18

Kasia Antosca – Post-Doc

katherine_antosca@brown.edu

Ben Korry – 5th year

benjamin_korry@brown.edu

Jenna Wurster – 5th year

jenna_wurster@brown.edu

Swathi Penumutchu – 4th year

swathi_penumutchu@brown.edu

Rachael Nilson – 3rd year

rachael_nilson@brown.edu

Rachel Peterson – Research Assistant

rachel_peterson1@brown.edu

When we aren’t elbows deep in petri dishes and coding, you may find us in the kitchen or the woods. Our favorite activities include baking, yearly boating and hiking trips, and holiday exchanges.

They tasted as good as they look

Plus, we are not planning on going out of business anytime soon.

Holiday party: notable appearances from children’s songs, fermented foods, and splashes of wine

Winter Wonderland (cake pop edition)

Flavors:

Lemon Strawberry – pink

Dulce de Leche – white

Coconut – white

Red Velvet Oreo – green

Quite an Oar Deal

But we made it shore to shore just fine.

In the mountains of New Hampshire

Note to self: An NSF does not help you climb trees.

Amit Chakrabarti – Senior

Rinnie Hewlett – Senior

Emma Diamond – Senior

Ashley Choi – Senior

Claire Brown – Junior

Past Undergraduates

Timothy Jeng                      2015

Colby Norris                         2017

Emma Caviness                  2017

Swathi Penumutchu           2017

Naveen Balakrishnan         2018

Melanie Ortiz                       2018

Michelle Zabat                    2018

Joshaya Trotman                2018

Subhanik Purkayastha       2018

Stella Lee                             2019

Past Graduate Students

Aislinn Rowan-Nash              2019

Damien Cabral                        2019

Past Research Assistants

Ellie Reinhart                   2020

Will Sano                          2018

Ben Korry                         2016