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M1s

Name: Maigh Attre

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Beranbe

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Bianca Bigit

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Djalian

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: James Boyett

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Federle

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Mason Clark

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Palmer

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Karis Gorak

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Lutz

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Shrinidhi Kadkol

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Merrill

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Christie Kang

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Darbar

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Jacqueline Kieltyka

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Parbhkar

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Jeff Kim

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Papautsky

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Oreoluwa Omoba

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Perez

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Anna Patterson

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Glover

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Tanya Pulido Gonzalez

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Kitajewski

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Ashley Ross

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Loeb

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Timur Rusanov

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Dai

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Itay Solomon

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Shin

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Ainsley Tran

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Lazarov

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

M2s

Name: Katherine Alexander

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Er

2022: Naba

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Marilyn Barragan

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Argos

2022: Person

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Drew Burns

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Gao

2022: Cologna

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Duncan Claypool

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Oberstein

2022: Chronis

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Alyssa Debra

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Hsu

2022: Donnenberg and Crooks

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Emily Hayes

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Buhmsci

2022: Stocco

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Elise Hu

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Perterson

2022: Beirne

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Deanna Keen

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Lutz

2022: Freitag

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Brenna Kirkpatrick

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Burdette

2022: Moul

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Katherine Knowles

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Shi

2022: Alsberg

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Victoria Marino

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Esmailbeigi

2022:

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Anisha Nagpal

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Moul

2022: Penalver

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Joseph Najjar

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Finn and Perkins

2022: He

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Judy Wang

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Gowrishankar

2022: Lee

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Alia Welsh

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Rong

2022: Yoon

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Reggie Woods

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Federle

2022: Di Pietro

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Heidi Yuan

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  

Rotations:

2021: Lazarav

2022: Di Pietro

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

G1s

Name: Suzanne Alvernaz

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater:  California Polytechnic State

Rotations:

2019: Richner

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Luis Aponte Cofresi

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Puerto Rico

Rotations:

2019:Brodie

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Alejandra Cavazos Saldana

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Texas-San Antonio

Rotations:

2019: Hay

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Haley Cropper

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Michigan

Rotations:

2019: Lutz

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Ali Farhat

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of California- Los Angeles

Rotations:

2019: Yang Dai

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Samuel Feldstein

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Northwestern University

Rotations:

2019: T. Sano

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Chen Han

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Georgetown University

Rotations:

2019: Darbar

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Julianne Jorgensen

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Franklin Olin College of Engineering

Rotations:

2019: Minshall

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Kyle Kremiller

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Rutgers University

Rotations:

2019: Moore

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Jacob Neethling

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Illinois at Champaign Urbana

Rotations:

2019: Kitajewski

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Theresa Nguyen

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of California- Berkely

Rotations:

2019: Ajilore

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Adam Ruprecht

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Pennsylvania

Rotations:

2019: Krishnan

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Juliana Theorell

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Illinois at Chicago

Rotations:

2019: Richner

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

G2s

Miles Barney

Name: Miles Barney

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Chicago

Rotations:

2018: Pradhan

2019: Komarova

Research Interests: Neurobiology of Pain and Addiction

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Jordan Barone

Name: Jordan Barone

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Vanderbilt University

Rotations:

2018: Maki

2019: Ajilore

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Mitchell Butler

Name: Mitchell Butler

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Southern California

Rotations:

2018: Leow

2019: Zhou

Research Interests: Neurobiology of Pain and Addiction

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Deion Cheng

Name: Deion Cheng

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Northeastern University

Rotations:

2018: MacDuff

2019: G. Cho

Research Interests: Cellular pathways governing innate immunity

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

David Gong

Name: David Gong

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Johns Hopkins University

Rotations:

2018: Leow

2019: J. Liang

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Cody Justice

Name: Cody Justice

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Ohio State University

Rotations:

2018: O'Donnell

2019: Darbar

Research Interests: Improving cardiac arrest outcomes with novel therapeutics

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Jessica Lee

Name: Jessica Lee

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: UCLA

Rotations:

2018: Federle

2019: Finn/Perkins

Research Interests: Identifying molecular markers that characterize physiological and disease states

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Bani Medegan

Name: Bani Medegan Fagla

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Nebraska

Rotations:

2018: Rong

2019: Goba

Research Interests: Infectious diseases, microbiology and global health related research

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Tanner Roach

Name: Samuel "Tanner" Roach

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Washington University - St. Louis

Rotations:

2018: Diamond

2019: Federle

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Margaret Schulz

Name: Margaret Schulz

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Loyola University - Chicago

Rotations:

2018: Sargis

2019: Argos

Research Interests: Biochemistry, biophysics, pathogenesis of endocrine disorders, signaling and computational biology

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Name: Michelle Sheena

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Tulane University

Rotations:

2018: Steiff

2019: Ajilore

Research Interests: VR/AR for neurofeedback for psychiatric conditions and brain connectome visualization

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

Amanda Snead

Name: Amanda Snead

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Tulane University

Rotations:

2018: Loeb

2019: Lazarov

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:

Mentor:

G3s

Name: Tova Bergsten

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Princeton University

Rotations:
2017: Rong

2018: Burdette

Research Interests: Ovarian Cancer

PhD Dept/Program: Medicinal Chemistry

Mentor: Joanna Burdette

Name: Nathan Calzadilla

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Johns Hopkins University

Rotations:
2017: Khetani

2018: Linninger

Research Interests: Microfabricated liver models for studying disease and drug screening

PhD Dept/Program: Bioengineering 

Mentor: Salmon Khetari

Name: Ellen Drake

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Oberlin College

Rotations:
2017: McLachlan

2018: Kenter

Research Interests: Characterizing a specific IncRNA and its role in IgH compaction

PhD Dept/Program: Microbiology/Immunology

Mentor: Amy Kenter

Name: Samuel Eallonardo

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Notre Dame

Rotations:
2017: Freitag

2018: Prabhakar

Research Interests: Understanding the biological mechanisms and outcome determinants of host-pathogen interactions

PhD Dept/Program: Microbiology/Immunology

Mentor: Nancy Freitag

Name: Benjamin Gordon

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Cornell University

Rotations:
2017: Kitajewski

2018: Frasor

Research Interests: Cancer, Genetics, Development, Stem Cells, Angiogenesis

PhD Dept/Program: Physiology

Mentor: Jan Kitajewski

Name: Fred Lee

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Arizona State University

Rotations:
2017: Janson

2018: Merrill

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program

Mentor

Name: Hannah Steinberg

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Johns Hopkins University

Rotations:
2017: Eddington

2018: Ross

Research Interests: Diagnostic devices for preventable/treatable illness in low resource settings

PhD Dept/Program: Microbiology/Immunology

Mentor: Nancy Freitag

G4s

Name: May Barakat

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Harvard University

Rotations:
2016: Saxena
2017 (1): DiPietro
2017 (2): Tamplin

Research Interests: Regeneration, stem cells, regenerative and personalized medicine, aging and development

PhD Dept/Program: Microbiology/Immunology

Mentor: Luisa DiPietro, DDS, PhD

Name: YiShin Chang

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Duke University

Rotations:
2016: Lagenecker
2017 (1): Phan
2017 (2): Loeb

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

PhD Dept/Program: Bioengineering

Mentor: David Perkins, MD, PhD and Patricia Finn, MD

Name: Joseph Crutison

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Iowa State University

Rotations:
2016: Patton
2017 (1): Leow
2017 (2): Lazarov

Research Interests: Bioengineering and Neuroscience

PhD Dept/Program: Bioengineering

Mentor: Thomas Royston, PhD

Name: Gregory Heller

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of California-Riverside

Rotations:
2016: Bongarzone
2017 (1): Madhaven
2017 (2): L. Tai

Research Interests: Neurodegenerative disorders and epidemiology

PhD Dept/Program: Neuroscience

Mentor: Ernesto Bongarzone, PhD

Name: Kai Huang

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Northwestern University

Rotations:
2016: Khetani
2017 : Finn/Perkins

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

PhD Dept/Program: Bioengineering

Mentor: David Perkins, MD, PhD and  Patricia Finn, MD

Name: Olivia Ly

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Cornell University

Rotations:
2016: Darbar
2017 (1): Amirouche
2017(2): Royston

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

PhD Dept/Program: Bioengineering

Mentor: Dawood Darbar, MBChB, MD

Name: Mladen Rasic

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Chicago

Rotations:
2016: Leow
2017 (1): P. Yu
2017 (2): Loeb

Research Interests: Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Bioengineering, Physiology and Biophysics

PhD Dept/Program: Bioengineering

Mentor: David Perkins, MD, PhD and Patricia Finn, MD

Name: Terilyn Stephen

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Alaska

Rotations:
2016: Dr. Jan Kitajewski
2017: Lazarov

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

PhD Dept/Program: Neuroscience

Mentor: Orly Lazarov, PhD

Name: Paul Thomas

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Ohio State University

Rotations:
2016: Brady
2017 (1): Ajilore/Phan
2017 (2): Cuervo

Research Interests: Neuromuscular disorders, movement disorders, neuroscience, mycology, deep brain stimulation, gene therapy

PhD Dept/Program: Neuroscience

Mentor: Olu Ajilore, MD, PhD

G5s

Name: Matthew Kleinjan

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Rotations:
2015: Ackerman
2016 (1): Bonini
2016 (2) : Kitajewski

Research Interests:  Biochemistry; Protein Interactions and Kinetics, Development of new drugs

PhD Dept/Program:  Physiology & Biophysics

Mentor: Jan Kitajewski, PhD

Name: Trevor Leonardo

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of California, Davis

Rotations:
2015: Finn and Perkins
2016 (1): S. Pandey
2016 (2) : Y. Dai

Research Interests:  Epigenetics using a bioinformatics approach

PhD Dept/Program: Microbiology and Immunology

Mentor:  Luisa DiPietro, DDS, PhD

Name: Richard Marszalek

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Illinois at Chicago

Rotations:
2015: Gaponenko
2016 (1) : A. Mankin
2016 (2): J. Liang

Research Interests:

PhD Dept/Program:  Physiology and Biophysics

Mentor:  John Solaro, PhD and Beata Wolska, PhD

Name:  Michael Metrick

 Email:  [email protected]

Alma Mater:  James Madison University

Rotations:
2015 and 2016 - NIH

Research Interests:  Protein misfolding disorders; Prions; Preventative methods for proteinopathies

PhD Dept/Program:  NIH Cambridge Program

Mentor:

Name: Hannah Pennington

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Western Kentucky University

Rotations:
2015: R. Chang
2016(1): N. Hay
2016(2): Merrill

Research Interests:  Cancer cell biology, mathematical modeling of tumorigenesis and wound healing

PhD Dept/Program:  Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Mentor: Bradley Merrill, PhD

Name: Daniel Principe

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Loyola University

Rotations:
2015: P. Grippo
2016: P. Grippo

Research Interests: Gastronintestinal Malignancies. Tumor Cell Biology, Tumor Microenvironment/Immunology, Transforming Growth Factor β Singnaling, Transgenesis

PhD Dept/Program: Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Mentor: Ajay Rana, PhD

Name: Rachael Smith

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Pittsburgh

Rotations:
2015: Maki
2016 (1) : Saxena
2016 (2): S. Langenecker

 Research Interests:  Stress; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neurobiology of behavior

 PhD Dept/Program: Neuroscience

 Mentor: Ernesto Bongarzone, PhD

Name: Adam Szmelter

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Rotations:
2015: Eddington
2016 (1): Shin
2016 (2) : Patton

 Research Interests:

 PhD Dept/Program:  Bioengineering

 Mentor: Jae-Won Shin, PhD

M3s

Name: Russell Dulman

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Duke University

Rotations:
2015: S. Pandey
2016 (1): J. Roitman
2016 (2): Pinna

Research Interests: Environmental Effects on the brain and development of psychiatric disorder

PhD Dept/Program: Neuroscience

Mentor:  Subhash Pandey, PhD

Name: Osama El-Sayed

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Michigan

Rotations:
2014: Z. Chen
2015: Prabhakar

 Research Interests: Role of regulatory t-cells in type 1 diabetes pathogenesis

 PhD Dept/Program:  Public Health- Epidemiology

 Mentor: Lisa Powell, PhD

Name: Joseph Geraghty

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: SUNY Geneseo

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

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

PhD Dept/Program: Neuroscience

Mentor: J. Loeb, MD, PhD

Name: Evguenia (Jane) Ivakhnitskaia

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Cornell University

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

Research Interests: Corneal nerve regeneration and functionality of new neurons

PhD Dept/Program: Neuroscience

Mentor: Mark Rosenblatt, MD, PhD, MBA

Name: Cutler Lewandowski

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Minnesota

Rotations:
2015: Bongarzone
2016(1): Thatcher
2016 (2): Gemeinhart

Research Interests:  Drug discovery and drug delivery in neurological diseases

PhD Dept/Program:  Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy

Mentor: Gregory Thatcher, PhD

Name: Kate Rahbari

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Temple University

Rotations:
2015: Shukla
2016 (1) : Freitag
2016 (2): Federle

 Research Interests:

 PhD Dept/Program:  Microbiology & Immunology

 Mentor: Michael Federle, PhD

Name: Michael Sun

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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

Research Interests

PhD Dept/Program: Pharmacology

Mentor: Mark Rosenblatt, MD, PhD

Name: Morgan Zenner

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Rotations:
2015: Kenter
2016 (1) : Tyner
2016 (2): Nonn

Research Interests:  microRNA  and ProteinKinase

PhD Dept/Program:  Pathology

Mentor:  Larisa Nonn, PhD

M4s

Name: Artemis Gogos

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Grinnell College

Rotation:
1st - Summer 2014 - Simonovic
2nd - Summer 2015 - Federle
3rd - Summer 2015 - Freitag

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

PhD Dept/Program: Microbiology and Immunology

Mentor: M. Federle, PhD

Name: Allison Kirchner

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Wisconsin

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

Research Interests

PhD Dept/Program: Neuroscience

Mentor: J. Loeb, MD, PhD

Name: Cory Reiter

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: University of Denver

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

Research Interests: Dysmyelination: Mechanisms of oligodendrocyte mediated leukodystrophies

PhD Dept/Program: Neuroscience

Mentor: E. Bongarzone, PhD

Name: Catherine (Casey) Blaha

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Northwestern University

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

Research Interests: The role of the hexokinase 2 in breast cancer metastasis

PhD Dept/Program: Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Mentor: N. Hay, PhD

Name: Joshua Jones

Email: [email protected]

Alma Mater: Unversity of Illinois at Chicago

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

Research Interests:  Understanding the role of Endothelial PLVAP in Acute Lung Injury

PhD Dept/Program:  Pharmacology

Mentor:  Asrar Malik, PhD and Richard Minshall, PhD