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    MD III

    Matt Kolar

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: mkolar@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: U. of North Carolina (2009), B.S. Chemistry
    • Graduate Department: BMS
    • Research Interests: Chemical biology
    • Laboratory Rotation: Reuben Shaw, Salk, Ben Cravatt, TSRI (Su 13); Jeff Kelly/Luke Wiseman (TSRI, Su 12)
    • Thesis Lab: Alan Saghatelian (Salk)
    • Publications

    Spencer Moore

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: s2moore@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: UCLA (2012), B.S. Neuroscience
    • Graduate Department: BMS
    • Research Interests: Systems neuroscience and neural circuits
    • Laboratory Rotation: Binhai Zheng, Jeff Goldberg (Su 13); Jeff Isaacson (Su 12)
    • Thesis Lab: Alysson Muotri
    • Publications

    Angela Ianni

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: aianni@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
    • Graduate Department: NIH Partners Program (OxCam)
    • Research Interests: The effect of dopamine on the neural coding of reward value in healthy individuals and patients with Schizophrenia.
    • Laboratory Rotation: Karen Berman, NIH; Tim Behrens , Oxford (Su 12)
    • Thesis Lab: Karen Berman, NIH; Tim Behrens, Oxford
    • Publications

    Jessica Meves

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: jmeves@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of Michigan
    • Graduate Department: Neurosciences
    • Thesis Title: Neuron-intrinsic and extrinsic control of axon sprouting after central nervous system injury
    • Thesis Lab: Binhai Zheng
    • Publications

    Priya Nayak

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: pmnayak@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: Caltech (2011), B.S. Physics
    • Graduate Department: Bioengineering
    • Research Interests: Stem Cells, Bioinformatics
    • Laboratory Rotation: Shankar Subramaniam (Su 13); John Serences (Su 12); Veerabhadran Ramanathan (Su 11)
    • Thesis Lab: Shankar Subramaniam
    • Publications:

    Nicholas Protopsaltis

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: nprotops@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: Saint Louis University
    • Graduate Department: BMS
    • Thesis Title: Role of Interleukin-22 in Promoting Tumor Angiogenesis 
    • Thesis Lab: Napoleone Ferrara

    MD IV

    David Adamowicz

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: dadamowi@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution:University of Pennsylvania
    • Graduate Department: Neurosciences
    • Thesis Title: Elucidating the Basis for Memory Impairment in Dementia with Lewy Bodies
    • Thesis Lab: Fred Gage
    • Publications

    Cindy Liu

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: yhl016@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: Johns Hopkins
    • Graduate Department: Neurosciences
    • Thesis Title: Ultrastructure of Melanopsin-Expressing Retinal Ganglion Cell Circuitry in the Retina and Brain Regions that Mediate Light-Driven Behavior
    • Thesis Lab: Satchin Panda, Salk
    • Publications

    Geoff Weiner

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: gweiner@ucsd.edu  
    • Undergraduate Institution: Lake Forrest College (2008), B.A. Math & Biology
    • Graduate Department: Neurosciences
    • Thesis Title:
    • Thesis Lab: Jeff Goldberg
    • Publications