Current Students, 2019-2020


 

Joseph Zakhari, Ph.D.

Medical School Year 4

Graduate DepartmentPhysiology
Dissertation Title"Tissue Engineered Micro and Macrovasculature Utilizing Stromal Vascular Fraction”
Ph.D. MentorDr. Stuart K. Williams II
Graduate DegreeMA Medical Sciences, 2013
Boston University, Boston, MA
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biology, minor in Chemistry, 2009
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

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Peter Campbell

Medical School Year 3

Congratulations, Peter, on your F-30 Grant Award from the National Institutes of Health, National Eye Institute!

Project Title: "Formation and Maturation of Projections Between Thalamic Reticular Nucleus and Dorsal Lateral Geniculate Nucleus"

Graduate DepartmentAnatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
Ph.D. MentorDr. William Guido
Undergraduate DegreeBA Independent Study in Neuroscience, 2006
Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

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Douglas Saforo, Ph.D.

Medical School Year 3

Graduate DepartmentPharmacology and Toxicology
Ph.D. Mentors

Dr. Leah Siskind and Dr. Levi Beverly

Undergraduate DegreeBA Biology, 2013
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Samantha Morrissey

Graduate School Year 4

Graduate DepartmentMicrobiology and Immunology
Ph.D. MentorDr. Jun Yan
Undergraduate DegreeBA Biology, minor in Chemistry, 2013
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Jordan Noe

Graduate School Year 4

Congratulations, Jordan, on your F-30 Grant Award from the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute!

Project Title: "The role of MIF in mitochondrial metabolism and M2-TAM polarization."

Graduate DepartmentBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Ph.D. MentorDr. Robert Mitchell
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biology, minor in Chemistry, 2013
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Desmond Harrell-Stewart

Graduate School Year 4

Graduate DepartmentPharmacology and Toxicology
Ph.D. MentorDr. Geoffrey Clark
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biochemistry, minor in Biology, 2014
Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA

Natalia Bilchuk

Graduate School Year 3

Graduate DepartmentBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Ph.D. MentorDr. Paula Bates
Graduate Degree

MS Chemical Biology, 2012
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

Undergraduate DegreeBS Chemical Biology, minor in Philosophy, 2010
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

Anne Geller

Graduate School Year 3

Graduate DepartmentMicrobiology and Immunology
Ph.D. MentorDr. Jun Yan
Intramural Research Fellowship

National Institutes of Health, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Bethesda, MD, 2014-2015

Graduate DegreeMS Biomedical Science, 2014
Tufts University, Medford, MA
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biomedical Science in Engineering, minor in Engineering Entrepreneurship, 2013
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

George Wei

Graduate School Year 2

Graduate DepartmentPharmacology and Toxicology
Ph.D. MentorsDr. Michal Hetman and Dr. Scott Whittemore
Undergraduate DegreeBA Chemistry, 2014
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Mark Kravitz

Graduate School Year 1

Graduate DepartmentAnatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
Ph.D. MentorDr. Bart Borghuis
Undergraduate DegreeBS Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, 2017
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Evan Tracy

Graduate School Year 1

Congratulations, Evan, on receiving the 2018 International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science Award for Best Poster presented at the 16th Annual IFATS meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada in December 2018!

Project Title: "3D Bioprinting the Cardiac Purkinje System Using Human Adipogenic Mesenchymal Stem Cell Derived Purkinje Cells"

Graduate DepartmentPhysiology
Ph.D. MentorDr. Amanda Jo LeBlanc
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biology, 2015
Linfield College, McMinnville, OR

Dana Oakes

Medical School Year 2

Undergraduate DegreeBS Biology and Neuroscience, with minor in Medical Sociology, 2018
Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN


Cassandra Woolley

Medical School Year 2

Undergraduate DegreeBS Biology, 2018
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

  

Ezekiel Ayo Bello

Medical School Year 1

Intramural Research Fellowships

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 2017-2019

Undergraduate DegreeBS Molecular Cellular Biology, with minor in Chemistry, 2017
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL

Daniel Nguyen

Medical School Year 1

Undergraduate DegreeBS Applied Exercise Science, 2017
University of New England, Biddeford, ME