MEDICAL SCIENTIST TRAINING PROGRAM (MSTP)


 

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M1s

May Barakat

Name:

May Barakat

Research Interests:

Regeneration, stem cells, regenerative and personalized medicine, aging and development

Email:

mbarak5@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program

Alma Mater:

Harvard University        

Mentor

Rotation:

 1st Summer 2016: Dr. Ankur Saxena


 

YiShin Chang

Name:

 YiShin Chang

Research Interests:

Diffusion and functional MRI of the human brain. Potential areas of graduate study include neurology and biomedical engineering

Email:

ychan32@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program

Alma Mater:

Duke University
        

Mentor

Rotation:

 1st Summer 2016: Dr. Scott Lagenecker


 

Joe Crutison

Name:

Joseph Crutison

Research Interests:

Bioengineering and Neuroscience

Email:

jcruti2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program

Alma Mater:

Iowa State University         

Mentor

Rotation:

 1st Summer 2016: Dr. James Patton


 


Greg Heller

Name:

Gregory Heller

Research Interests:

Neurodegenerative disorders and epidemiology

Email:

ghelle2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program

Alma Mater:

University of California-Riverside   

Mentor

Rotation:

 1st Summer 2016: Dr. Ernesto Bongarzone


 

Kai Huang

Name:

Kai Huang

Research Interests:

Biomaterials, drug delivery, microfluidics, high throughput/organ on a chip assays, novel biochemical sensors

Email:

khuang49@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program

Alma Mater:

Northwestern University       

Mentor

Rotation:

1st Summer 2016: Dr. Salman Khetani

 


 


Olivia Ly

Name:

Olivia Ly

Research Interests: 

Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, microfluidic devices for disease modeling and drug delivery, neurodegenerative diseases, 3-D virtual reality

Email:

oly2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program

Alma Mater:

Cornell University       

Mentor

Rotation:

1st Summer 2016: Dr. Dawood Darbar

 


 

Mladen Rasic

Name:

Mladen Rasic

Research Interests:

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Bioengineering, Physiology and Biophysics

Email:

mrasic2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program

Alma Mater:

University of Chicago         

Mentor

Rotation:

1st Summer 2016: Dr. Alex Leow

 


 


Terilyn Stephen

Name:

Terilyn Stephen

Research Interests: 

Brain and heart ischemia and injury; cerebrovascular and cardiovascular physiology; neuroprotection and cell repair; and drug development 

Email:

tsteph2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program

Alma Mater:

University of Alaska          

Mentor

Rotation:

1st Summer 2016: Dr. Jan Kitajewski

 


 


Kevin Tam

Name:

Kevin Tam

Research Interests:

Cancer mechanisms, pathology and therapeutics, medical microbiology

Email:

ktam5@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program

Alma Mater:

University of Illinois at Chicago         

Mentor

Rotation:

1st Summer 2016: Dr. Bellur Prabhakar

 


 

Paul Thomas

Name:

Paul Thomas

Research Interests:

Neuromuscular disorders, movement disorders, neuroscience, mycology, deep brain stimulation, gene therapy

Email:

pthoma4@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program

Alma Mater:

Ohio State University           

Mentor

Rotation:

1st Summer 2016: Dr. Scott Brady

 


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M2s

Russell Dulman

Name:

Russell Dulman

Research Interests:

Environmental Effects on the brain and development of psychiatric disorder

Email:

rdulma2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Neuroscience

Alma Mater:

Duke University           

Mentor

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2015: Dr.  Subhash Pandey
1st- Summer 2016:  Dr.  Jamie Roitman
2nd- Summer 2016: Dr. Graziano Pinna


 

Matthew Kleinjan

Name:

 Matthew Kleinjan

Research Interests:

Biochemistry; Protein Interactions and Kinetics, Development of new drugs

Email:

kleinja2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Physiology & Biophysics

Alma Mater:

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        

Mentor

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2015: Dr. Steve Ackerman
1st - Summer 2016 : Dr. Marcelo Bonini
2nd - Summer 2016 :Dr. Jan Kitajewski


 

Trevor Leonardo

Name:

Trevor Leonardo

Research Interests:

Epigenetics using a bioinformatics approach

Email:

tleona3@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Neuroscience

Alma Mater:

University of California, Davis          

Mentor

Rotation:

1st- Summer 2015: Drs. Finn and Perkins
1st - Summer 2016: Dr. Subhash  Pandey
2nd - Summer 2016: Dr. Yang Dai


 

Cutler Lewandowski

Name:

Cutler Lewandowski

Research Interests:

Drug discovery and drug delivery in neurological diseases

Email:

lewando4@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy

Alma Mater:

University of Minnesota            

Mentor

Rotation:

1st- Summer 2015: Dr. Ernesto Bongarzone
1st - Summer 2016: Dr. Greg Thatcher
2nd - Summer 2016: Dr. Richard Gemeinhart


 


Richard Marzalek

Name:

Richard Marszalek

Research Interests:

 

Email:

rmarsz2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program: 

Bioengineering

Alma Mater:

University of Illinois at Chicago            

Mentor

Rotation:

1st- Summer 2015: Dr. Vadim Gaponenko
1st - Summer 2016: Dr. Alexander Mankin
2nd- Summer 2016: Dr. Jie Liang


 


Michael Metrick

Name:

Michael Metrick

Research Interests:

Protein misfolding disorders; Prions; Preventative methods for proteinopathies

Email:

mmetri2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program

Alma Mater:

James Madison University            

Mentor

Rotation:

Summer 2015 and 2016 - NIH


 

Hannah Pennington

Name:

Hannah Pennington

Research Interests:

Cancer cell biology, mathematical modeling of tumorigenesis and wound healing

Email:

hpenni2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Alma Mater:

Western Kentucky University            

Mentor

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2015:  Dr. Robert Chang
1st - Summer 2016: Dr. Nissim Hay
2nd - Summer 2016: Dr. Bradley Merrill


 

Kate Rahbari

Name:

Kate Rahbari

Research Interests:

Email:

krahba2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Microbiology & Immunology

Alma Mater:

Temple University            

Mentor

Rotation:

1st- Summer 2015: Dr. Deepak Shukla
1st - Summer 2016: Dr. Nancy Freitag
2nd - Summer 2016: Dr. Michael Federle


 

Rachael Smith

Name:

Rachael Smith

Research Interests:

Stress; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neurobiology of behavior

Email:

rsmith65@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Neuroscience

Alma Mater:

University of Pittsburgh            

Mentor

Rotation:

1st- Summer 2015: Dr. Pauline Maki
1st - Summer 2016 : Dr. Ankur Saxena
2nd - Summer 2016: Dr. Scott Langenecker


 

Adam Szmelter

Name:

Adam Szmelter

Research Interests

Email:

szmelte1@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Pharmacology

Alma Mater:

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign          

Mentor

Rotation:

1st Summer 2015: Dr. David Eddington

1st - Summer 2016 : Dr. Jae-Won Shin
2nd- Summer 2016: Dr. James Patton


 

Morgan Zenner

Name:

Morgan Zenner

Research Interests:

microRNA  and Protein

Kinase 

Email:

zenner2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Alma Mater:

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign            

Mentor

Rotation:

1st- Summer 2015: Dr. Amy Kenter
1st - Summer 2016 : Dr. Angela Tyner
2nd - Summer 2016: Dr. Larisa Nonn


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G1s

Name:

Osama El-Sayed

Research Interests:

Role of regulatory t-cells in type 1 diabetes pathogenesis  

Email:

oelsay2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Microbiology & Immunology

Alma Mater:

University of Michigan

Mentor:

B. Prabhakar, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2014 - Dr. Z. Chen
1st  - Summer 2015 - Dr. Bellur Prabhakar


 

Joe Geraghty M1

Name:

Joseph Geraghty

Research Interests:

Seizure Activity, Inflammation, and Drug Therapy in a Rat Model of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Email:

jgerag2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Neuroscience

Alma Mater:

SUNY Geneseo

Mentor:

J. Loeb, MD, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2014 - Feinstein
2nd - Summer 2015 - Freitag
3rd - Summer 2015 - Loeb


 

Artemis Gogos M1

Name:

Artemis Gogos

Research Interests:

Elucidate the downstream targets of the Rgg2/3 pathway in Streptococus pyogenes  

Email:

agogos2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Microbiology and Immunology

Alma Mater:

Grinnell College

Mentor:

M. Federle, PhD

Rotation:

1t - Summer 2014 - Simonovic
2nd - Summer 2015 - Federle
3rd - Summer 2015 - Freitag

 

Jane Ivakhnitskaia M1

Name:

Evguenia (Jane) Ivakhnitskaia

Research Interests:

Corneal nerve regeneration and functionality of new neurons     

Email:

eivakh2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program

Neuroscience    

Alma Mater:

Cornell University

Mentor:

Mark Rosenblatt, MD, PhD, MBA

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2014 - Bongarzone
2nd - Summer 2015 Chiek - Chang
3rd - Summer 2015 - Rosenblatt

 

Allison Kirchner M1

Name:

Allison Kirchner

Research Interests

           

Email:

akirch4@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Neuroscience

Alma Mater:

University of Wisconsin

Mentor:

J. Loeb, MD, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2014 - Larson
2nd - Summer 2015 - Loeb
3rd - Summer 2015 - Rosenblatt

 
Cory Reiter M1

Name:

Cory Reiter

Research Interests:

Dysmyelination: Mechanisms of oligodendrocyte mediated leukodystrophies           

Email:

creite3@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program: 

Neuroscience

Alma Mater:

Univeristy of Denver

Mentor:

E. Bongarzone, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2014 - Bongarzone
2nd - Summer 2015 - Feinstein
3rd - Summer 2015 - Yoshi

 

Michael Sun M1

Name:

Michael Sun

Research Interests

           

Email:

msun8@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Pharmacology

Alma Mater:

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Mentor:

Mark Rosenblatt, MD, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2014 - Malik
2nd Summer 2015 - D. Mehfa
3rd - Summer 2015 - Rosenblatt


 

Alex Terry M2

Name:

Alexander Terry

Research Interests:

The role of metabolism and mitochondrial biogenesis in cancer development

Email:

aterry7@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Alma Mater:

 University of Chicago

Mentor:

N. Hay, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2014 - Merrill
2nd - Summer 2015 - Burdette
3rd - Summer 2015 - Hay

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G2s

Casey Blaha

Name:

Catherine (Casey) Blaha

Research Interests:

The role of the hexokinase 2 in breast cancer metastasis  

Email:

blaha1@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics           

Alma Mater:

Northwestern University

Mentor:

N. Hay, PhD          

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2013 - Tyner
2nd - Summer 2014 - Hay
3rd - Summer 2014 - Raychaudhuri

 

Mir Isaamullah M2

Name:

Mir Isaamullah

Research Interests:

Sleep circuit research utilizing optogenetics and various neural tracing techniques

Email:

 misaam2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Neuroscience

Alma Mater:

Vanderbilt University

Mentor:

K. Sharma, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2013 - R. Sharma
2nd - Summer 2014 - K. Sharma

 

Josh Jones

Name:

Joshua Jones

Research Interests:

Understanding the role of Endothelial PLVAP in Acute Lung Injury 

Email:

jjones56@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Pharmacology

Alma Mater:

Unversity of Illinois at Chicago

Mentor:

 J. Rehman, MD
A. Malik, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2013 - Yuan
2nd - Summer 2014 - J. Loeb

 

Chris Manzella M2

Name:

Christopher Manzella

Research Interests:

Serotonin signaling and transport in the GI tract 

Email:

cmanze2@uic.cud

PhD Dept/Program:

Physiology & Biophysics

Alma Mater:

St. John Fisher College

Mentor:

 R. Gill, MD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2013 - Lavie
2nd - Summer 2014 - Ravendar Gill
3rd - Summer 2014 - Simonovic

 

Alejandra Marinelarena M2

Name:

Alejandra Marinelarena

Research Interests:

Investigating the therapeutic potential of tolerogenic dendritic cells in autoimmunity  

Email:

amarin28@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Microbiology & Immunology          

Alma Mater:

Harvard University

Mentor:

B. Prabhakar, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2013 - Unterman
2nd - Summer 2014 - Prabhakar
3rd - Summer 2014 - Kineman


 

Laura Rodgers M2

Name:

Laura Rodgers

Research Interests:

The role of PAX8 on tumor cell survival, angiogenesis, and inflammation in the fallopian tube, ovary, and ovarian tumors          

Email:

lrodge4@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy

Alma Mater:

Swarthmore College

Mentor:

 J. Burdette, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2013 - Freitag
2nd - Summer 2014 - Stocco
3rd - Summer 2014 - Ladu


 

Adam Schafer M2

Name:

Adam Schafer

Research Interests:

Anti-filovirus properties of antihistamines           

Email:

aschaf5@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Microbiology & Immunology

Alma Mater:

Indiana University

Mentor:

 L. Rong, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2013 - Freitag
2nd - Summer 2014 - Rong
3rd - Summer 2014 - Wen-Shu Wu           

 

Cody Schott M2

Name:

Cody Schott

Research Interests:

Identifying a relationship between sarcoidosis immune responses and the microbiome           

Email:

 cschot3@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Microbiology and Immunology

Alma Mater:

Northwestern University

Mentor:
 Patricia Finn, MD

Lab Rotations:

 1st -Summer 2013 - Benvolenskay
2nd - Summer 2014 - Ackerman
3rd - Summer 2014 - Bongarzone

 

Alex Ticho M2

Name:

Alexander Ticho

Research Interests:

Gastrointestinal and hepatic transport of cholesterol and bile acid

Email:

aticho2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Physiology & Biophysics

Alma Mater:

St. Olaf College

Mentor:

 W. Alrefari, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2013 - Solaro
2nd - Summer 2014 - Tobacman
3rd - Summer 2014 - Wada Alrefai

 

Ben Turturice M2

Name:

Benjamin Turturice

Research Interests:

Assessing host-microbe interactions for prediction of early-onset asthma

Email:

bturtu2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Microbiology & Immunology

Alma Mater:

Loyola University, Chicago

Mentor:

P. Finn, MD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2013 - VandenHoek
2nd - Summer 2014 - Prabhakar
3rd - Summer 2014 - Perkins

 

Ally Young M2

Name:

Alexandria (Ally) Young

Research Interests:

FEMKube, a translational platform for studying HGSOC and developing chemotherapeutics

Email:

 ayoung43@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy

Alma Mater:

University of Pittsburgh

Mentor:

 J. Burdette, PhD 

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2013 - Stocco
2nd - Summer 2014 - Raychaudhuri
3rd - Summer 2014 - G. Weinberg


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G3s

Alex Agelidis G1

Name:

Alexander Agelidis

Research Interests:

Heparanase as a host virulence factor in herpes simplex virus pathogenesis

Email:

 aageli2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Microbiology & Immunology

Alma Mater:

 University of California - Berkeley

Thesis Advisor:

 D. Shukla, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2012 - Prabhakar
2nd Summer 2013 - Shukla
3rd Summer 2013 - Raychaudhuri

 

Matt Durst G1

Name:

Matthew Durst

Research Interests:

Understanding ENTPD5's structure and role in prostate cancer           

Email:

 mdurst2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Alma Mater:

Washington University

Thesis Advisor:

A. Lavie, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2012 - Lavie
2nd - Summer 2013 - Freitag
3rd - Summer 2013 - Kenter

 

Evan Kyzar G1

Name:

Evan Kyzar

Research Interests:

Epigenetic mechanisms of adolescent alcohol exposure and comorbid anxiety

Email:

ekyzar2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Neuroscience

Alma Mater:

Tulane University

Thesis Advisor:

S. Pandey, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2012 - E. Cook
2nd - Summer 2013 - S. Pandey
3rd - Summer 2013 - Rasenick

 

Matt MacDougall G1

Name:

Matthew MacDougall

Research Interests:

Elucidating the genetic determinants for exit out of naive pluripotency

Email:

 mmacdo3@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Alma Mater:

Queen's University

Thesis Advisor:

 B. Merrill, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2012 - Merrill
2nd - Summer 2013 - Joe Garcia


Amanda Mennie G1

Name:

Amanda Mennie

Research Interests:

Protein interactions at the telomere regulating stable maintenance of chromosomes

Email:

 amenni2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Alma Mater:

Univeristy of Iowa

Thesis Advisor:

T. Nakamura, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2012 - Tonetti
2nd - Summer 2013 - Raychaudhuri


 

Alan Perez-Rathke G1

Name:

Alan Perez-Rathke

Research Interests:

Computational modeling of chromatin structure and protein loop structure 

Email:

perezrat@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Bioengineering

Alma Mater:

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Advisor:

 J. Liang, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2012 - Lussier
2nd - Summer 2013 - Dai


 

Alan Tseng G1

Name:

Alan Tseng

Research Interests:

The role of ERO1alpha in platelets

Email:

atseng5@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Pharmacology

Alma Mater:

Boston University

Thesis Advisor:

 G. Cho, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2012 - Merrill
2nd - Summer 2013 - Gus Cho
3rd - Summer 2013 - J. Xu

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G4s

Tiffani Berkel G2

Name:

Tiffani Berkel

Research Interests:

Histone methylation contributions to epigenetic regulation of anxiety and alcoholism

Email:

tberkel2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Neuroscience

Alma Mater:

Universtiy of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Thesis Advisor:

S. Pandey, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2011 - T. Nakamura
2nd - Summer 2012 - Lazarov
3rd - Summer 2012 - S. Pandey




Michael Marshall G2

Name:

Michael Marshall

Research Interests:

Studying new pathologic mechanisms and developing therapeutics for Krabbe disease

Email:

mmarsh22@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Neuroscience

Alma Mater:

Northwestern University

Thesis Advisor:

 E . Bongarzone, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2011 - E. Bongarzone
2nd - Summer 2012 - Thatcher

 

Uzoagu Okonkwo

Name:

Uzoagu Okonkwo

Research Interests:

Diabetes and Wound Healing

Email:

uokonk2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Physiology & Biophysics

Alma Mater:

San Diego State University

Thesis Advisor:

Luisa Di Pietro, DDS, PhD           

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2010 - Liebman
2nd - Summer 2011 - J. Levine
3rd - Summer 2012 - J. Lash


Erin Beisner G3

Name:

Erin Shanker

Research Interests:

Signaling pathways in Streptococcus species involved in pathogenesis 

Email:

 ebeisn2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy

Alma Mater:

Rice University

Thesis Advisor:

M. Federle, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2010 - Federle
2nd - Summer 2011 - R. Kittles


Matt Tobin G2

Name:

Matthew Tobin

Research Interests:

Endogenous repair mechanisms following ischemic stroke           

Email:

mktobin2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Neuroscience

Alma Mater:

Univeristy of Michigan

Thesis Advisor:

 O. Lazarov, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2012 - Bartholomew
2nd - Summer 2012 - Lazarov

 

Andrew Widmer G2

Name:

Andrew Widmer

Research Interests:

Study inhibitory neurotransmission in olfactory cortex of Fragile X Syndrome model           

Email:

awidme2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Neuroscience

Alma Mater:

Carleton College         

Thesis Advisor:

 J. Larson, PhD

Rotation:

 1st - Summer 2012 - Art Craig Fellow

 

Reid Wilkening G2

Name:

Reid Wilkening

Research Interests:

Streptococcus pyogenes quorum sensing to discover novel anti-virulence strategies          

Email:

rwilke4@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Microbiology & Immunology

Alma Mater:

Swarthmore College

Thesis Advisor:

M. Federle, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2011 - M. Federle
2nd - Summer 2012 - Freitag

 

Jenny Zhang G2

Name:

Jenny (Yu) Zhang

Research Interests:

Discerning the role of Tcf7L1 during the ESC-to-EpiLC transition 

Email:

 yzhan7@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Alma Mater:

University of California - Berkeley

Thesis Advisor:

B.. Merrill, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2011 - K. Wary
2nd - Summer 2012 - Merrill
3rd - Summer 2012 - Bongarzone

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M3s

Joe Goldenberg G3

Name:

Joseph  Goldenberg

Research Interests:

Lipid trafficking and sex differences during heart failure

Email:

jgolde4@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Physiology & Biophysics

Alma Mater:

University of California - San Diego

Thesis Advisor:

E.D. Lewandowkski 

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2010 - Carter
2nd - Summer 2011 - Gann, Rasenick
3rd - Summer 2012 - Lewandowski

 

Justin Sysol G2

Name:

Justin Sysol

Research Interests:

Studying the role of SphK1/S1P signaling in pulmonary arterial hypertension

Email:

 jsysol2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

 Pharmacology

Alma Mater:

University of Rochester

Thesis Advisor:

R. Machado, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2011 - E. Bongarzone
2nd - Summer 2012 - Machado

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M4s

Sarah Baumgarten G4

Name:

Sarah Baumgarten

Research Interests:

The role of insulin-like growth factors in ovarian follicle development 

Email:

sbaumg3@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Physiology & Biophysics

Alma Mater:

Vanderbilt University

Thesis Advisor:

C. Stocco, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2009 - J. Frasor
2nd - Summer 2010 - Raychaudhur
3rd - Summer 2010 - J. Frasor

 

Joseph Bogaard G3

Name:

Joseph Bogaard

Research Interests:

Evaluate therapeutic interventions for the treatment of various eye disorders using preclinical and clinical studies           

Email:

bogaard2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Neuroscience

Alma Mater:

University of Iowa

Thesis Advisor:

I. Kassem, MD, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2011 - Grassi
2nd - Summer 2012 - Grassi


 

Jason Buhrman

Name:

Jason Buhrman

Research Interests:

Hydrogels equipped with an anchor system for controlled protein release

Email:

 jbuhrm2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Biopharmaceutical Science

Alma Mater:

Boston University

Thesis Advisor:

 R. Gemeinhart, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2009 - A. Mesecar
2nd - Summer 2010 - Merrill
3rd - Summer 2011 Gemeinhart

 

Mike Fettiplace G3

Name:

Michael  Fettiplace

Research Interests:

The mechanism underlying lipid-emulsion reversal of local-anesthetic toxicity         

Email:

mfetti3@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

  Neuroscience

Alma Mater:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thesis Advisors:

G. Weinberg, MD
R. Minshall, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2010 - Roitman
2nd - Summer 2011 - D. Feinstein

 

Rizzo

Name:

Alicia Rizzo

Research Interests:

Investigate the mechanisms underlying inflammation induced pulmonary vascular hyperpermeability

Email:

anrizzo2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Pharmacology

Alma Mater:

Johns Hopkins University

Thesis Advisor:

S. Dudek, MD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2010 - Bongarzone
2nd - Summer 2011 - Skip Garcia


 


Farah Shareef

Name:

Farah Shareef

Research Interests:

Light attenuating artificial iris development - implantable and contact lens designs

Email:

fshare2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Bioengineering

Alma Mater:

University of Illinois at Chicago

Thesis Advisor:

 M. Cho, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2008 - B. Russell
2nd - Summer 2009 - M Cho

 



Brian Shy

Name:

Brian Shy

Research Interests:

Differentiation and genome editing in mouse embryonic stem cells

Email:

bshy2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Alma Mater:

Michigan State University

Thesis Advisor:

 B. Merrill, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2008 - MJ Ladu
2nd - Summer 2009 - Brady
3rd - Summer 2010 - Merrill



Allen Ye G3

Name:

Allen Ye
           

Research Interests:

Mathematical and visual models to describe brain structure

Email:

allenye2@uic.edu

PhD Dept/Program:

Bioengineering

Alma Mater:

Case Western Reserve University

Thesis Advisor:

R. Magin, PhD

Rotation:

1st - Summer 2010 - Magin
2nd - Summer 2011 - Van Breeman


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