Graduate students are alphabetized by last name.

     
Shimin Chen
Ph.D. Student

Shimin Chen
Shimin Chen

Shimin Chen joined the FARRP group in August 2015 after receiving her B.S. in Plant Protection from South China Agricultural University in China. She pursued a M.S. in Food Science and Technology under the supervision of Dr. Melanie Downs, focusing on the proteomics of allergenic foods. Shimin completed her M.S. degree in December 2017 and is now working on her Ph.D.
Olivia Huffman
M.S. Student

Olivia Huffman
Olivia Huffman

Olivia Huffman joined FARRP in August 2020 and is working towards a M.S. in Food Science and Technology under the supervision of Dr. Joseph Baumert and Dr. Phil Johnson. She earned her B.S. in biology from Ball State University in July 2019.
Jessica Humphrey
M.S. Student

Jessica Humphrey

Tengfei Li
Ph.D. Student

Tengfei Li
Tengfei Li

Tengfei Li joined the FARRP group in August 2019. She is working on her Ph.D. degree in the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln under the direction of Dr. Joseph Baumert. Tengfei received her M.S. in Nutrition and Food Science from Florida State University under the supervision of Dr. Shridhar Sathe in August 2018.
Niloofar Moghadam Maragheh
Ph.D. Student

Niloofar Moghadam Maragheh
Niloofar Moghadam Maragheh

Niloofar Moghadam joined FARRP in August 2019 after receiving her M.S. in Food Microbiology from Tehran University of Medical Sciences. She is working on her Ph.D. in the Department of Food Science and Technology under the supervision of Dr. Richard Goodman, focusing on cell activation in food allergies.
Lee Palmer
Ph.D. Student


Lee Palmer

Lee Palmer received his B.S. in biochemistry from Arizona State University in 2012. He joined FARRP in 2014 and received his M.S. in 2016. He is currently a Ph.D. student supervised by Dr. Phil Johnson where his research focuses on studying novel sources of food allergens using proteomics to assess their potential risk to allergic individuals.
Maggie Pandis
M.S. Student

Maggie Pandis
Maggie Pandis

Maggie Pandis joined FARRP in the Fall of 2020 to pursue an M.S. in Food Science and Technology under the supervision of Dr. Melanie Downs and Dr. Phil Johnson. She holds an ACS certified Chemistry degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (2014) and a Finance degree from Creighton University (2008). Maggie has been employed with Conagra Brands for the past 8 years and works as a Chemist within the Analytical & Applied Sciences team.
Sara Schlange
M.S. Student

Sara Schlange
Sara Schlange

Sara Schlange joined the FARRP group in 2020 after receiving her B.S. in Biology from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. She is pursuing a M.S. in Food Science and Technology under the supervision of Dr. Melanie Downs and Dr. Phil Johnson.
Liyun Zhang
Ph.D. Student

Liyun Zhang
Liyun Zhang

Liyun Zhang joined the FARRP group in 2020 to pursue her doctoral degree under the supervision of Dr. Melanie Downs and Dr. Phil Johnson, focusing on the proteomics of allergenic foods. She received her M.S. in Food Science and Technology from Illinois Institute of Technology in 2019.

Updated 22 February, 2021