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    MD I

    Kelsey Baron


  • Email: krbaron@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: University of California, San Diego (2017), B.S. Neuroscience
  • Graduate Department: N/A
  • Research Interests: Chemistry/Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Pharma/Drug Discovery
  • Laboratory Rotation: Jonathan Lin (Su 18)
  • Thesis Lab: N/A
  • Alec Calac


    • Email: acalac@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of Arizona (2016), B.S. Molecular and Cellular Biology, Neuroscience, and Cognitive Science  
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience, Bioinformatics, Epidemiology
    • Laboratory Rotation: Eran Mukamel (Su 18)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    James Deng


    • Email: jdeng@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2017), B.S. Chemistry   
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Cancer Biology, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Pharma/Drug Discovery
    • Laboratory Rotation: Bing Ren (Su 18)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Iris Garcia-Pak


    • Email: igarciap@ucsd.edu 
    • Undergraduate Institution: Brown University (2015), B.S. Biomedical Engineering
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Stem Cell Research, Cardiovascular Research, Bio-E
    • Laboratory Rotation: Kristin Baldwin (Su 18)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Alon Gelber


    • Email: agelber@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of Massachusetts (2016), B.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mathematics
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience, Bioinformatics
    • Laboratory Rotation: Gert Cauwenberghs (Su 18) 
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Ryan Hsu


    • Email: rhhsu@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of California, Berkeley (2017), B.S. Microbial Biology
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Immunology/Infection, Bioinformatics, Bioengineering
    • Laboratory Rotation: Rob Knight (Su 18)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Saumya Jani


    • Email: sjani@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: Cal State Fullerton (2017), B.S. Biological Science    
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Immunology/Infection, Pharma/Drug Discovery, Stem Cell Research
    • Laboratory Rotation: Matt Daugherty (Su 18) 
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Maria Klingler


    • Email: mklingler@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of Michigan (2013), B.S. Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience     
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Biology, Anthropology, Public Health
    • Laboratory Rotation: Amy Non (Su 18)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Joyce Tran 


    • Email: jot013@ucsd.edu 
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of California, Los Angeles (2016), B.S. Biochemistry
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Epidemiology/Public Health 
    • Laboratory Rotation: Stuart Lipton, TSRI (Su 18)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    MD II

    Ellis James (E.J.) Curtis


    • Email: ejcurtis@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: St. Lawrence University (2017), B.S. Neuroscience
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuro-oncology, Cancer Biology, Neuroscience
    • Laboratory Rotation: Frank Furnari, (Su 18); Paul Mischel (Su 17)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Christina Garza

    • Email: c1garza@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of Colorado at Denver (2017), B.S. Public Health, Chemistry  
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Chemistry/Biochemistry
    • Laboratory Rotation: Jeff Kelly, Albert Hsiao (Su 18); Bruce Torbett (Su 17)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Adrian Guerrero


    • Email: amg101@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of Texas- Rio Grande Valley (2015), B.S. Pre-Med, Chemistry   
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Chemistry/Biochemistry, Pharmacology/Drug Discovery.
    • Laboratory Rotation: Ben Cravatt, TSRI and Adam Halberstadt (Su 18); Jeff Kelly, TSRI (Su 17)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Imani Howard

    • Email: ihoward@ucsd.edu 
    • Undergraduate Institution: Stanford University (2015), B.A. Biology, Philosophy
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience, Pharmacology/Drug Discovery
    • Laboratory Rotation: Michael Hardimon (Su 18); Amy Non (Su 17)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Bojing (Blair) Jia


    • Email: b2jia@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: McGill University (2015), B.S. Biophysics   
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neural Engineering
    • Laboratory Rotation: Albert Hsiao, Bing Ren (Su 18); Gene Yeo (Su 17)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Caroline Jia


    • Email: cljia@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of California, Los Angeles (2016), B.S. Neuroscience
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience
    • Laboratory Rotation: Richard Daneman and Sung Han, Salk (Su 18); Axel Nimmerjahn, Salk (Su 17)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Daniella (Dasha) Klebaner


    • Email: dklebane@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: Vanderbilt University (2013), B.A. European Studies, Molecular Biology    
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Cancer Research
    • Laboratory Rotation: Michael Karin, Paul Mischel (Su 18); Stephanie Fraley/Hannah Carter (Su 17) 
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Jeremy Sieker


    • Email: jsieker@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: Baylor University (2017), B.A. University Scholars     
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience
    • Laboratory Rotation: Jeff Bowman, SIO, Hemal Patel, Alan Hargens (Su 18); Kristin Baldwin, TSRI (Su 17)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Kevin Tenerelli

    • Email: k1tenerelli@ucsd.edu 
    • Undergraduate Institution: Cal State San Marcos (2017), B.S. Biology  
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Cancer Biology, Immunology 
    • Laboratory Rotation: N/A
    • Thesis Lab: Hollis Cline, TSRI (Su 18)