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Ruth Azaria

Ruth Azaria

Joined CMB:
2021
CMB Mentor:
Andrew Lieberman, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
Univeristy of Michigan
Student Organizations:
Women Excelling More in Math, Engineering, and the Sciences (FEMMES), Biointerfaces Interlaboratory Committees (BIONIC)
Rachel Benedeck

Rachel Benedeck

Joined CMB:
2022
CMB Mentor:
Rachel Zemans, MD
Research Interests:
Lung regeneration, Alveolar epithelial cell biology, Role of immune cells in lung regeneration
Christopher Bidlack

Christopher Bidlack

Joined CMB:
2019
CMB Mentor:
Karl Desch, Ph.D.
Umdergraduate Institution:
Bucknell University
Honors:
Botanical Society of America Undergraduate Student Research Award Recipient (2017), Phi Sigma member (2018)
Margarita Brovkina

Margarita Brovkina

Joined CMB:
2019
CMB Mentor:
Josie Clowney, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Research Interests:
Understanding gene regulatory networks that govern neuronal circuit formation during development.
Michael Cadigan

Michael Cadigan

Joined CMB:
2022
CMB Mentor:
Nicole Koropatkin
Research Interests:
Structural Biology, Bacteriology, Biochemistry
Faith Carranza

Faith Carranza

Joined CMB:
2022
Mentor:
Scott Leiser, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
Millersville University
Brandon Chen

Brandon Chen

Joined CMB:
2020
CMB Mentor:
Yatrik Shah,Ph.D. co-mentor: Costas Lyssiotis, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
Emory University
Honors/ Service:
Phi Beta Kappa, HHMI EXROP fellowship/Editor for Journal of Emerging Investigators (JEI)
Caleb Cheng

Caleb Cheng

Joined CMB:
2022
CMB Mentor:
Costas Lyssiotis
Research Interests:
Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Cancer metabolism,
Sam Collie

Sam Collie

Joined CMB:
2021
CMB Mentor:
Carole Parent, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
Millsaps College
Research Interests:
Understanding the role of NETs in neutrophil-mediated immune functions as well as the intercellular signaling cascade surrounding this process.
Sarah Connolly

Sarah Connolly

Joined CMB:
2020
CMB Mentor:
Melanie Ohi, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
Truman State University
Research Interests:
I am studying the H. pylori virulence factor vacuolating cytotoxin A (VacA). Using single-particle cryo-EM, I am determining VacA's pore-form and characterizing its membrane interactions.
Adele Correia

Adele Correia

Joined CMB:
2021
CMB Mentor:
Andrew Lieberman, Ph.D.
Research Interests:
I study the mechanisms of neurodegeneration in Niemann-pick type C disease, an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disorder
Devon Dennison

Devon Dennison

Joined CMB:
2019
CMB Mentor:
Ryan Baldridge, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
University of California, Berkeley
Teaching Experience:
Undergraduate Intern for the Seattle Children's Research Institute's Science Adventure Lab program

Jeffrey Dudley

Joined CMB:
2022
CMB Mentor:
Sethu Pitchiaya
Research Interests:
RNA metabolism, spatial transcriptomics, computational biology
Margaret Durdan

Margaret Durdan

Joined CMB:
2020
CMB Mentor:
Megan Weivoda, Ph.D. Co-Mentor: Evan Keller, Ph.D
Undergraduate Institution:
Loras College - Dubuque, IA
Honors:
ECTS and ASBMR Young Investigator Award, Ed Cawley Undergraduate Research Thesis Scholarship Recipient
Emily Eberhardt

Emily Eberhardt

Joined CMB:
2019
CMB Mentor:
Michael Cianfrocco, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
Mississippi State University & University of Wisconsin at Madison
Service:
Science Saturdays coordinator for community outreach in Madison, WI 2017-2018; DNA Day 2019
Najia Elkahlah

Najia Elkahlah

Joined CMB:
2021
CMB Mentor:
Josie Clowney, Ph.D.
Research Interests:
Understanding the genetic mechanisms regulating the development and function of neural circuits controlling innate behaviors
Carina Elvira

Carina Elvira

Joined CMB:
2021
CMB Mentor:
Paul Jenkins, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
University of Chicago
Research Interests:
Role of Ankyrins in neuropsychiatric disorders, such as bipolar disorder and autism spectrum disorder.
Sylvia Emly

Sylvia Emly

Joined CMB:
2019
CMB Mentor:
Jordan Shavit, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
University of South Florida
Honors:
Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award
Jacqueline Forson

Jacqueline Forson

Joined CMB:
2021
CMB Mentor:
Ryan Baldridge, Ph.D.
Research Interests:
Protein Quality Control
Nico Gomez

Nicolas Gomez

MSTP Student
Joined CMB:
2017
Mentor:
Sami Barmada, M.D., Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
Tufts University
Kamya Gopal

Kamya Gopal

Joined CMB:
2019
CMB Mentor:
Alice Telesnitsky, Ph.D.
Service:
AWIS
Research Interests:
Structural dynamics of HIV-1 RNA
Desiree Gordian

Desiree Gordian

Joined CMB:
2021
CMB Mentor:
Martin Myers, Ph.D.
Research Interests:
Diabetes metabolism, and neuronal circuits
James Haggerty-Skeans

James Haggerty-Skeans

MSTP Student
Joined CMB:
2020
CMB Mentor:
Sriram Venneti, M.D., Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
UCLA
Research Interests:
Our lab studies how epigenetic and metabolic dysregulation influence the development and biology of pediatric brain tumors.
Maha Hamed

Maha Hamed

Joined CMB:
2020
CMB Mentor:
Mara Duncan, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
University of Missouri
Honors:
Rackham Merit Fellowship (2019), NIH IMSD EXPRESS Fellowship (2016-2019)
Mara Headshot

Mara Harwood

Joined CMB:
2018
CMB Mentor:
Billy Tsai, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institutions:
Grays Harbor College and Mills College
Research Interests:
Intracellular Trafficking Mechanisms of Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Evelynn Henry

Joined CMB:
2020
CMB Mentor:
Scott Pletcher, Ph.D.
Caroline Hsieh

Caroline Hsieh

Joined CMB:
2022
Mentor:
Sami Barmada, MD, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
University of California, Davis
Research Interests:
Neurodegeneration, Epigenetics, RNA Stability, Protein Trafficking
Wesley Huang

Wesley Huang

MSTP Student
Joined CMB:
2019
CMB Mentor:
Yatrik Shah, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
Duke University
Sumin Kim

Sumin Kim

Joined CMB:
2017
CMB Mentor:
William Dauer, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Interest:
Studying the mechanism of nuclear pore complex formation in neurons and the role of torsinA with regards to nuclear pore biology.
Jeffrey Knupp

Jeffrey Knupp

Joined CMB:
2019
CMB Mentor:
Billy Tsai, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
University of Michigan
Research Interests:
ER protein quality control mechanisms and ER-phagy
Curtis Kuo

Curtis Kuo

MSTP Student
Joined CMB:
2022
CMB Mentor:
Andrew Lieberman, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Instutution:
University of Pennsylvania
Student Organizations:
Galens Medical Society, United Asian American Medical Student Association, Life Sciences Orchestra
Shannon Lacy

Shannon Lacy

Joined CMB:
2019
Mentor:
Matthias Truttmann, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
Colgate University
Research Interests
Investigating the role of AMPylation on Hsp70 chaperones in Neurodegenerative Disease models
Amelia Lauth

Amelia Lauth

Joined CMB:
2022
Mentor:
Ajit P. Joglekar, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Instutution:
Wisconsin Lutheran College

Kayla Lenshoek

Joined CMB:
2022
Mentor:
Chase Weidmann
Research Interests:
Epigenetics, non-coding genome, RNA, chemistry

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