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    Students in Medical School

    MD I

    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 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

    Juliet Nicodemus


    • Email: j4snyder@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: Harvard University (2015) B.A. Neurobiology 
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience, Immunology/Infection
    • Laboratory Rotation: Richard Daneman (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

    MD II

    Hunter Bennett

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: h1bennett@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of Washington (2014), B.S. Biomedical Engineering
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Bioengineering
    • Laboratory Rotation: Trey Ideker (Su 15), Sam Pfaff (Su 16), Chris Glass (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Elizabeth Bird

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: embird@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of California, San Diego (2015), B.S. Bioengineering
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Bioengineering
    • Laboratory Rotation: Adam Engler (Su 15), Kim Prisk (Su 16), Marc Garellek (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Charles Dickey

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: cdickey@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of Washington (2014), B.S. Neurobiology    
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience
    • Laboratory Rotation: Eric Halgren (Su 16), Terry Sejnowksi (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Cong Dinh

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: cbdinh@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution:  Stanford University (2015) B.S. Bioengineering, Material Sciences
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Bioengineering
    • Laboratory Rotation: Shyni Varghese (Su 15), Gert Cauwenberghs and Sandra Encalada, TSRI (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Bethany Fixsen

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: bfixsen@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution:  University of Chicago (2013), B.A. Biology  
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Immunology/Infection
    • Laboratory Rotation: Shane Crotty, LIAI (Su 15), Victor Nizet (Su 16), Chris Glass (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Emily Ho

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: e2ho@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of Chicago (2013) B.A. Biology, Psychology   
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience
    • Laboratory Rotation: Rusty Gage (Su 15), John Kelsoe (Su 16), Nick Spitzer (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Shannan McClain

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: spmcclain@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of California, Berkeley (2013) B.A. Integrative Biology, Psychology   
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience, Epidemiology/ Public Health
    • Laboratory Rotation: Tom Hnasko (Su 15), Abraham Palmer (Su 16), Byungkook Lim (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Daniella McDonald

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: dsmcdonald@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of California, San Diego (2011) B.S.  Human Biology   
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Cardiovascular, Pharmacology/Drug Discovery, Cancer Biology
    • Laboratory Rotation: Ron Evans (Su 15), Karen Christman (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Quynh Nguyen

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: q9nguyen@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2015) B.S. Biology 
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Immunology/Infection, Cancer Biology, Epidemiology/ Public Health
    • Laboratory Rotation: Ye Zheng (Su 15), Luke Wiseman (Su 16), Emily Troemel (Su 16) Ananda Goldrath (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Elischa Sanders

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: ejsanders@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of Washington (2013) B.S. Neurobiology   
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Bioengineering, Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacology/ Drug Discovery
    • Laboratory Rotation: Brenda Bloodgood (Su 15), Eiman Azim, Salk (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Denis Smirnov

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: dsmirnov@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Institution: University of Washington (2014) B.S. Biochemistry, Neurobiology  
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience, Pharmacology/ Drug Discovery
    • Laboratory Rotation: Athina Markou (Su 15), David Salmon (Su 16), James Brewer (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A

    Helen Wang

    Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
    • Email: h6wang@ucsd.edu
    • Undergraduate Yale University (2014) B.S. Biomedical Engineering   
    • Graduate Department: N/A
    • Research Interests: Neuroscience and Bioengineering
    • Laboratory Rotation: Sam Pfaff (Su 15), Nicola Allen, Salk (Su 16), Ed Callaway, Salk (Su 16)
    • Thesis Lab: N/A