About Us
  • Reginald Garrett is Professor Emeritus of Biology at the University of Virginia. He has taught biochemistry at UVA for more than 40 years.
  • Charles Grisham is Professor of Chemistry at the University of Virginia and has taught chemistry and biochemistry at UVA for more than 40 years.
  • Yitna Firdyiwek is Senior Instructional Designer for A&S Learning Design & Technology at the University of Virginia.  He developed and maintains the PSAFE archive of student work and the PSAFE Online course site.
  • Elizabeth Magnotti was the first PSAFE TA in 2010.  She received her B.S. in Chemistry in 2011, and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Emory University in 2016, and is presently doing cancer immunology research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA.
  • Amanda Mullen was the PSAFE TA in 2011.  She received her B.S. degree in Chemistry in 2012 and is presently in medical school at the Medical College of Virginia.
  • Erna Kukic was the PSAFE TA in 2012.  She received her B.S. degree in Chemistry in 2013 and is presently a graduate student in the Pharmacy program at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC.
  • Sarah Smith was the PSAFE TA in 2013.  She received the B.S. degree in Chemistry and Biology in May 2014, and is studying for Pharm D and Ph.D. degrees at the Ohio State University.
  • Catherine Labgold was the PSAFE TA in 2014.  She received her B.A. degree in Archaeology and Chemistry in May of 2015 and is pursuing a Master's degree in global health at the University of Virginia.
  • Julia Moy was the PSAFE TA in 2015.  She received her B.A. in Chemistry in May of 2016 and is pursuing a Masters degree in Nursing at the University of Virginia.
  • Limor Steinberg was the PSAFE TA in 2016.  She received her B.S. in Chemistry in May of 2017 and plans to pursue a doctorate in Polymer Chemistry, focusing on the development of sustainable biomaterials. 
  • Rosalie Sleppy was the PSAFE TA for 2017.  She will be receiving a B.S. in Chemistry from UVa in May 2018 and hopes to attend medical school.