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    MD I

    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: 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: 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: Jeff Kell, 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    MD II

    Jason Adams


    • Email: jwa002@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of Colorado (2014), B.S. Human Biology, B.A. Psychology
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience, Endocrinology/Metabolism
    • Laboratory Rotation: Jeff Kelly (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Joanna Coker

    • Email: jkcoker@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of California, San Diego (2014), B.S. Human Biology
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Immunology/Infection
    • Laboratory Rotation: Christina Sigurdson (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Isabel Costantino


    • Email: icostantino@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: Dartmouth University (2012), B.A. Biology, Neuroscience   
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience
    • Laboratory Rotation: Corinne Jolivalt (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Andrea Dickey


    • Email: adickey@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of California, Berkeley (2014) B.S. Bioengineering
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Bioengineering, Neuroscience
    • Laboratory Rotation: Samara Reck-Peterson (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    James Hocker


    • Email: jhocker@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution:  University of Wisconsin (2014), B.S. Meidcal Microbiology and Immunology  
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Immunology/Infection
    • Laboratory Rotation: Cornelis Murre (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Katherine Lee


    • Email: k7lee@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: Stanford University (2013) B.S. Human Biology   
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Stem Cell Research, Pharmacology/Drug Discovery
    • Laboratory Rotation: Heidi Cook-Andersen (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Evan Masutani


    • Email: emasutani@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: Stanford University (2014) B.S. Engineering, Bioengineering   
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Bioengineering, Immunology/Infection, Stem Cell
    • Laboratory Rotation: Neil Chi (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Meghana Pagadala


    • Email: mpagadala@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: California Institute of Technology (2016) B.S. Chemistry   
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Chemistry, Drug Discovery
    • Laboratory Rotation: Rommie Amaro (Su 16), Ben Cravatt (Su 16), Nicola Allen (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Maribel Patiño


    • Email: mapatino@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution:  University of California, Berkeley (2014) B.A. Molecular Biology
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience
    • Laboratory Rotation: Christine Gremel (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Gregory Poore


    • Email: gdpoore@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: Duke University (2016) B.S. Biomedical Engineering 
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Cancer Biology
    • Laboratory Rotation: Robert Knight (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Albert Song


    • Email: albertsong@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: Northwestern University (2015) B.A. Biology  
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Immunology/Infection, Chemistry/Biochemistry
    • Laboratory Rotation: Ardem Patapoutian, TSRI (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Ben Tsuda


    • Email: btsuda@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: Harvard University (2012) B.S. Applied Mathematics/ Physics, Computational Biology   
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Neuroscience
    • Laboratory Rotation: Kenta Asahina (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A