As soon as you have registered, you can request a mentor. Browse through the list below, and when you find a good match, click on "Request this mentor". If you don't see a profile that meets your needs, let us know what you are looking for by e-mailing us at LifeWorksEmentoringAdmin@science.education.nih.gov
- Administrator, Health Information - Young Oh (Health Scientist Administrator) Request this mentor
I am responsible for the initial administrative, scientific and technical review of NIH grant applications pertaining to a research, training, and education program in the area of Heart, Lung, and Blood diseases.
- Analyst, Program - Stephen Nellman (Coordinator) Request this mentor
I am an administrator in a public high school district, who is in charge of Testing, Accountability, and Technology. I am also adjunct faculty at Argosy University, Los Angeles where I teach research methods and statistics, and I coordinate the research of doctoral students. I am on the advisory board of a Biomedical Careers Academy, and a past Biology and Physics teacher.
- Assistant - Beth Grivett (Physician Assistant) Request this mentor
I work in family practice as a physician assistant. I also wrote the book "So You Want to Be a Physician Assistant" which is a guide to the PA career.
- Assistant - Raymond Krajewski (Physician Assistant) Request this mentor
I am a health care provider providing primary care medical care to a culturally diverse patient population on a out-patient basis to newborns through the elderly
- Biochemist - Alexandra Ainsztein (Scientific Review Officer) Request this mentor
I am a grants administrator in the NIH peer review process.
- Biochemist - Jason Bowman (Post Doctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
I am currently working as a post doctoral fellow in the Laboratory of Clinical Infectious Diseases at NIAID in Bethesda. I have been in this position for approximately six months. My research focuses on developing vaccines to prevent the transmission of the Human Cytomegalovirus, which can result in high instances of morbidity and mortality in the immune compromised. We are currently using a rhesus model of HCMV infection.
- Biochemist - Bill Brown (Professor) Request this mentor
My research and teaching focus is in the area of cell and molecular biology.
- Biochemist - Beverley Dancy (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am using tools of biochemistry, genetics, proteomics, and microscopy to study epigenetics, in particular histone H3 lysine 56 acetylation.
- Biochemist - Artem Evdokimov (Principal Research Scientist) Request this mentor
Structural biology, structure-based drug design, protein engineering, recombinant protein expression.
- Biochemist - Jodie Fleming (Post Doctoral Research) Request this mentor
Research investigating breast cancer and the role of stem cells in breast development and cancer.
- Biochemist - Alicia Gamez (Phd Candidate) Request this mentor
I study how the causative agent of the plague, Yersinia, is able to infect human cells. I study a protein expressed by Yersinia that is necessary to inject virulence proteins into our cells.
- Biochemist - Christian Gilliland (Graduate Student, Ph.D.) Request this mentor
I currently work in the Handel Laboratory at UCSD and study the ligand-induced conformational changes of chemokine receptors, a family of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) that play a key role in inflammation, cancer metastasis, and entry of HIV into immune cells. We are utilizing spectroscopic and other biophysical techniques to see how chemokines bring about functionally selective conformational states in chemokine receptors that elicit specfic downstream signaling pathways.
- Biochemist - Jeremy Goettel (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
Investigating the signal transduction pathways downstream of Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor 1 and how it impacts cell survival during chronic inflammatory diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease.
- Biochemist - Christopher Houchens (Senior Research Scientist) Request this mentor
Examining the regulation of eukaryotic DNA replication at the molecular level using biochemical and genetic approaches.
- Biochemist - Lynn Hull (Graduate Student, PhD) Request this mentor
I am getting my PhD in Pharmacology at VCU. I am interested primarily in drugs of abuse and addiction research. Currently I am working on the mechanism of action of morphine tolerance.
- Biochemist - Claudia Kale (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am a member in the lab of Dr. Kathleen Gould. Our main research focus is on cell cycle research using the fission yeast, Schizosaccharomyces pombe as a model organism. I am most interested in how proteins which must only function at specific times in the cell cycle are regulated. My thesis has focused on the transcriptional regulation and ubiquitin-mediated degradation of the anillin-like protein Mid2 and how this regulation affects septin ring dynamics and completion of cytokinesis.
- Biochemist - Don Kerkow (PhD Candidate (Grad Student)) Request this mentor
Structural and biochemical investigation of protein/RNA interactions involved mRNA nuclear export.
- Biochemist - Mohammed Khadeer (Biologist) Request this mentor
I am an experienced molecular biologist working on projects related to regulation of various receptors in astrocytomas.
- Biochemist - Amy Magra (Program Specialist ) Request this mentor
I am trained as a bench scientist, but recently accepted an administrative position at NIDDK.
- Biochemist - Joseph Markson (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am a graduate student in the Biophysics PhD program at Harvard. I study the biochemical basis of the circadian clock in cyanobacteria.
- Biochemist - Sarah Miller (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy to study a protein-RNA complex that is essential for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infectivity.
- Biochemist - Emiko Morimoto (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am interested in studying the role of microRNAs, and specifically micoRNA-124a, in the developing mammalian brain.
- Biochemist - Sze-Ling (Sue) Ng (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
Mechanisms of gene regulation in innate immunity.
- Biochemist - Robert Powers (Assistant Professor) Request this mentor
I am investigating the role of altered asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) metabolism and concentrations on vascular function and reproductive status. ADMA is an endogenous inhibitor of nitric oxide synthase and risk factor for cardiovascular disease as well as several complications of pregnancy including preeclampsia.
- Biochemist - Amanda Rohrbach (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am a second year graduate student in the biology track studying in a chemical biology laboratory. The current focus of my work is the generation of technology to model viral antigen evolution using molecular biology techniques.
- Biochemist - Martin Samuels (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I study the structure of proteins involved in initiating DNA replication in both bacteria and eukaryotes.
- Biochemist - Nywana Sizemore (Scientific Review Officer) Request this mentor
I am currently a Scientific Review Officer for the Center for Scientific Review at NIH. Previously, I was a NIH-funded investigator working on cancer research.
- Biochemist - Holly Soutter (Principal Scientist) Request this mentor
I work in the field of structural biology. I am a protein crystallographer. In my current position I use the structures of protein-drug complexes to guide drug development and design.
- Biochemist - Martina Strbuncelj (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I study how prions act as both infectious particles and hereditary material in the baker's yeasts cerevisiae. More specifically, I study how prions are regulated in vivo by trans factors, and how different prion forms (or strains) interact in the cell.
- Biochemist - Frederick Streich (Gradute Student) Request this mentor
I am a graduate student working on my PhD. My research focus is on protein degradation via the ubiquitin/26S proteasome pathway.
- Biochemist - Hariom Yadav (Visiting Fellow) Request this mentor
I have MSc and PhD in Biochemistry from India, and currently work as a visiting fellow in NIDDK, NIH on the projects focusing "the role of TGF-b1 and CDK4 signaling in diabetes". I would like to apply for Assistance Professor in the Universities. This program may will give a background and experience as a mentor on academia in the future.
- Biochemist - Samantha Zeitlin (Postdoc) Request this mentor
I study the basic science mechanism of an epigenetic event that specifies the site where chromosomes attach to the mitotic spindle that segregates them when cells divide. This event appears to be initiated by a targeted endogenous DNA damage mechanism. My research has important implications for cancer, aging, environmental hazards, nutritions, gene therapy, and stem cell research.
- Biochemist and Biophysicist - Anna Delprato (Director) Request this mentor
The primary focus of BioScience project is to provide a platform for continued training of Bioscience instructors. My research interests are concerned with the structural and biochemical basis of signaling molecules and pathways.
- Biochemist and Biophysicist - Mark Gallo (Dr.) Request this mentor
I study antibiotic resistance in Staphylococcus isolates from several mammalian sources. Some isolates are from cows suffering from mastitis. Other isolates are from white tail deer. We hope to compare the properties of these strains as their hosts lead very different lifestyles and hence have different exposure to antibiotics.
- Biochemist and Biophysicist - Dinari Harris (Researh Associate) Request this mentor
I am an research associate hear at NIH doing cancer research using biophysics and molecular biology techniques. My goal is to be able to develop my own research lab where I can work with students on an intimate level conducting and carrying out successful research. I would also like to be able to teach in classes in the natural sciences (Biology, Chemistry, etc.) while having my own research lab
- Biochemist and Biophysicist - Hongbo Pang (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I'm a graduate student in Kay lab, and currently working on HIV pathogenesis. Especially I'm into infectious disease and plan to pursue viral study as career
- Biochemist and Biophysicist - Hardik Patel (Sr Research Assistant) Request this mentor
Research on novel therapy for newly born Diseases
- Biochemist and Biophysicist - Frederick Streich Jr. (Research Scholar) Request this mentor
I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Structural Biology program at Sloan-Ketteirng Institute.
- Biological Technician - Leigh-Ann Cruz (Post-Baccalaureate Fellow) Request this mentor
I study the mechanisms of gene expression in B-cell Lymphoma and am currently studying putative microRNAs that may have an influence on lymphoma differentiation and development.
- Biologist - Brian Abraham (Mr.) Request this mentor
The goal of my thesis is to help clarify the processes of immune cell formation, specifically through DNA structure in the field of epigenomics. As a graduate student computational biologist, my work is done entirely on a computer, analyzing raw data generated by other, "wet bench" researchers to figure out how cell types are different from each other, and how these differences arise.
- Biologist - Abel Alcazar-Roman (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am interested in cell biology, specifically the transport between organelles, and communication inside the cell.
- Biologist - Madelyn Baez (Post-Doctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
The overall goal of my research is to understand how the brain affects pelvic visceral function and conversely, how pathology in the pelvic viscera alters cortical function.
- Biologist - Abhijeet Bakre (Dr.) Request this mentor
Understanding host immunity to respiratory viruses
- Biologist - Dustin Blanton (Graduate Research Assistant) Request this mentor
I am a PhD candidate in Genetics and Genomics working in a type 1 diabetes research laboratory. We study the immunology and genetics of autoimmune diabetes. In specific, my project focuses on differences in gene expression between groups of individuals that vary in their susceptibility to diabetes. Prior to this occupation, I spent two years as a secondary science instructor.
- Biologist - Dr. Jacqueline M. Brooks (Post-doctoral Research Fellow) Request this mentor
I use C. elegans as a model system to study translational regulation of maternal mRNAs in early development. My research techniques focus on biochemistry, genetics, and cell biology. In addition to my PhD, I hold a degree in Biology/Sec.Ed. and currently participate in high school outreach education funded by HHMI.
- Biologist - Anna Burkart (Postdoctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
My research focuses on investigating the molecular basis of mammalian fertilization. In addition to identifying factors involved in the block to polyspermy, I hope to uncover the mechanisms involved in the conformational change to the zona pellucida following fertilization. My research also involves studying sperm-egg interaction using fluorescently tagged proteins and confocal imaging.
- Biologist - Maggie Chow (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am a doctoral student of Neuroscience at UCSD. I am currently studying the genetics and morphological characteristics of autism.
- Biologist - Diana Darnell (Research Assistant Professor) Request this mentor
I have been an undergraduate teacher at a liberal arts college, and now I am running a research program to show where and when all genes are expressed during embryonic development of a vertebrate model system. We don't know much about many genes yet, but with the genome sequenced, we now have the ability to ask what tissues express these genes as a first step to characterizing them.
- Biologist - Jonathan Deane (Research Investigator) Request this mentor
I am an immunologist (former NIH postdoc) who is working on leading projects that will help us discover novel compounds or biologics. Some studies are interested in augmenting immune responses for conditions like vaccines. Other studies are interested in inhibiting immune activation, which would be crucial for conditions such as autoimmune diseases. I currently manage two technicians who are doing these experiments.
- Biologist - Brian Eames (Postdoctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
I use embryonic development to study how genes regulate skeletal tissue formation. Using comparative approaches between taxa, I also examine the manner by which these genetic systems evolve.
- Biologist - Lynne Elmore (Assistant Professor) Request this mentor
My research program focuses on fundamental mechanisms of aging, cancer initiation and progression, and tissue regeneration and engineering, with particular emphasis on the role of telomerase and telomeres.
- Biologist - Nicole Garbarini (Dr) Request this mentor
PhD in molecular neuroscience, currently a AAAS Policy fellow at NHLBI, experience in science writing (mass media and academic publishing)
- Biologist - Ellen Gerton (Doctoral Student) Request this mentor
I am currently in a Doctor of Arts degree program at Idaho State University. I am focusing on both scientific research and pedagogical development. I intend to teach at a smaller 4-year institute and focus on mentoring undergraduate students in their research endeavors.
- Biologist - Kristen Grace (IRTA Research Fellow) Request this mentor
My medical and research interests are in embryogenesis, specifically in how in vitro fertilization techniques effect long-term health. I am currently studying mouse models with the goal of understanding ways in which current methods of gamete and embryo manipulation can be improved to prevent possible adverse developmental effects. I completed an MD PhD through the NIH funded MSTP program at Stony Brook University in NY. I completed 2 years of OB/GYN residency at Albert Einstien Medical College, NY and now am undergoing a research fellowship with the NIH.
- Biologist - Stephanie Harris (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am a third year PhD graduate student in a broad biochemistry, cell & molecular biology program, with my thesis research focused on cancer biology. My project aims to better understand the role of the brain tumor microenvironment in modulating the progression of gliomas.
- Biologist - Alison Hege (Pre-Doctoral Student) Request this mentor
The study of genetic and genomic factors that predispose susceptible individuals to a chemical toxicity. My thesis revolves around the idea that toxicity testing should be performed by using multiple rodent strains that can better predict responses in human populations.
- Biologist - David Hokey (Postdoctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
My current research is focused on the development of a vaccine for HIV. We use DNA immunizations to elicit potent cellular immune responses to encoded antigens. In addition, I am examining the use of molecular adjuvants to enhance or alter the cellular immune response. Vaccine-induced immune responses are measured by multi-color flow cytometry, IFN-g ELISpot, and antigen specific proliferation as measured by CFSE dilution assays.
- Biologist - Rachna Kaushik (Lecturer) Request this mentor
Genetic basis of vocal communication
- Biologist - Christine Kiefer (Postdoctoral Fellow/Irta) Request this mentor
My area of interest is the role of epigenetics in human genetic disease. DNA is the information in a cell, and epigenetic factors and mechanisms are the control over that information. My current research is focused on how to manipulate the epigenetic information controlling globin genes as a potential therapy for sickle cell anemia and beta-thallassemia patients.
- Biologist - Christine Kiefer (Postdoctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
My area of interest is the role of epigenetics in human genetic disease. Epigenetic factors and mechanisms regulate the utilization of genetic information (DNA) in a cell. My current work is focused on the role of chromatin structure and epigenetics in the developmental regulation of the beta-globin locus. This research may provide insights useful for therapeutic interventions in genetic diseases related to the beta-globin, such as beta-thalassemia and sickle cell disease.
- Biologist - Lyudmila Kotlyanskaya (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am currently a graduate student working at the NIH and getting my PhD degree in Neurobiology from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. I am studying axon guidance and motility in Drosophila fruit flies in order to understand nervous system developement.
- Biologist - Lisa` Kurtz (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
developmental neurobiology and genetic regulation of neurotransmitter specification
- Biologist - Melissa Langworthy (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am a senior graduate student and will be finishing my PhD work in the spring and graduating in May 2008. I have used mice as a model organism to study acute kidney injury.
- Biologist - Joy Larmouth (Medical Laboratory Technician) Request this mentor
I am recent graduate from the college of St. Catherinr. I am thinking about pursuing a career in pharmacy.
- Biologist - Sue Lee (Irta Post Bac Fellow) Request this mentor
I am currently studying the genetic causes of hearing loss using mouse models. I have graduated from college and obtained a Master's degree, and am currently applying to medical school to obtain an MD/PhD
- Biologist - Liliana Losada (Assistant Professor) Request this mentor
Genomic analaysis of infectious diseases and host-pathogen interactions.
- Biologist - Julie Merkle (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am currently a 4th year graduate student in Cell & Developmental Biology working toward my PhD. My lab works on cell cycle regulation in the early Drosophila embryo.
- Biologist - Vida Mingo (Visiting Asst Prof Of Biology) Request this mentor
I am a biology professor with interest in genetics, molecular biology and K-12 science education
- Biologist - Ami Oristaglio (Phd, Student) Request this mentor
I am working in traumatic brain injuries in pediatric animal models. Currently my focus is on attenuation of the inflammatory response generated post injury and the likelihood of seizure activity in long term post trauma models.
- Biologist - Dipali Patel (Post-Doctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
Joined the FDA as a postdoc fellow, providing histology and pathology analysis on animals infected with transmissble spongiform encephalopathies.
- Biologist - Nikunj Patel (Dr) Request this mentor
I am currently working at the US Food & Drug Administration to help develop new strategies to remove contamination from blood transfusion samples. Contamination of blood product transfusion samples represents a significant risk to human health in the US population, and there exists a need to effect removal of contamination.
- Biologist - Cynthia Perry (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am involved in heart disease research specifically focusing on cardioprotective mechanisms in ischemic injury. I am in the Molecular Pathology Graduate Program at UCSD
- Biologist - Ranjini Prithviraj (Postdoctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
My current research involves the genetic manipulation of a protein kinase, Cyclin-dependent-kinase-5 (Cdk5), to investigate its role in Alzheimer’s Disease.
- Biologist - Molly Puente (Presidential Management Fellow) Request this mentor
I have a PhD in Entomology with a focus on behavior and population modeling. I've left field research and am exploring a career in science administration through NIH's Presidential Management Fellows program. I am interested in questions like how can we use our grants program to identify "innovation" and foster new investigators?
- Biologist - Abhi Rao (Postdoctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
Our current focus is using a tumor-targeting nanocomplex to deliver a variety of payloads including DNA, miRNA, siRNA, chemotherapeutics and contrast agents. The basis of this work has resulted in completion of a Phase I clinical trial. At the postdoctoral stage of my academic career, I have been exposed to a number of different scientific disciplines including reproductive/physiology, immunology, cancer, stem cell, and cell and molecular biology. I currently mentor pre-medical and pre-doctorate undergraduates in the lab and hope to efficiently reach out to more budding scientists through LifeWorks!
- Biologist - David Rhee (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I'm interested in developmental biology, specifically organogenesis. I'm currently working on characterizing heart development in a Zebrafish model system.
- Biologist - Samantha Roberts (Postdoctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
I currently study the immune response to the intracellular bacterium Francisella tularensis, the causative agent of tularemia and a Category A select agent. Specifically, I study the role of dendritic cells during tularemia infection in a mouse model.
- Biologist - Casey Roehrig (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I work on the development of the nematode C. elegans. I study cell specification and patterning during embryogenesis.
- Biologist - Pedro Sanchez (Physician Scientist) Request this mentor
I am director of craniofacial genetics at CHLA/USC and have interest in studying the gene-environment interaction as an underlying cause of birth defects. I am currently studying the premature fusion of skull sutures known as Craniosynostosis using data from the National Birth Defect Prevention Study.
- Biologist - Louis Scala (Assistant Professor Biology) Request this mentor
I teach biology, forensic science and have developed a program in Biotechnology. Seeking to get program off the ground and trying to network as much as possible. Looking to encourage Hispanic students to consider pursuing careers in science. We are designated HSI college.
- Biologist - Gina Schatteman (Assoc. Professor/Fellow) Request this mentor
I do two things right now. I have a lab that studies stem cells. In my lab we are studying ways to use stem cells to treat people with diabetes so that they don't have heart attacks or have their feet amputated. The other thing I do is work in a governmant office. There I use my knowledge of science to help develop policies to improve science education in the United States.
- Biologist - Natasha Schuh (Dr.) Request this mentor
My graduate and post-gradaute training is in the field of molecular biology with a focus on cancer. I am currently working as a post-doctoral fellow studying the role of signaling pathways in cancer development. I focus on protein-protein interactions and protein modifications during cell signaling events.
- Biologist - Natasha Schuh (Post-Doctoral Fellow ) Request this mentor
My graduate and post-graduate training is in the field of molecular biology with a focus on cancer. I am currently studying the role of signaling pathways in cancer development. I focus on protein-protein interactions and protein modifications during cell signaling events.
- Biologist - Kathryn Shows (Postdoctoral Associate) Request this mentor
I study regulation of genes in mammalian development.
- Biologist - Kumud Singh (Assistant Professor) Request this mentor
Study of innate and adaptive immunity interface in CNS diseases, Autoimmunity, HIV, AIDS, neuroAIDS, host genomics, pharmacogenomics
- Biologist - John Smith (IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
I am a developmental biologist that uses genetics and molecular biology to understand how cells organize into tissues and organs - specifically the formation of ovaries and testes in fruitflies. I also have broad interests in science education.
- Biologist - Heather Tarleton (Lecturer, Administrator) Request this mentor
I am a lecturer in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology with a focus on stem cell biology, science policy, and bioethics. I am also a program director and principal investigator for programs in the Graduate Division.
- Biologist - Joseph Tiano (Postdoctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
I work in a laboratory researching obesity and diabetes for possible cures.
- Biologist - Athea Vichas (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
In our lab we are using molecular, genetic, and cell biological approaches to understand the machinery that directs morphogenetic events during Drosophila embryogenesis.
- Biologist - Laura Vogel (Associate Professor) Request this mentor
I am a faculty member at Illinois State University where I conduct research and teach classes. My research program focuses on regulation of the immune system.
- Biologist - Julie Wallace (Health Science Policy Analyst) Request this mentor
After completing a PhD and postdoctoral fellowship in Biology, I am currently working as a health science policy analyst. In this job, I am responsible for overseeing the planning, evaluation, and scientific program analysis of research efforts supported by the NIDDK.
- Biologist - Karin Wartella (Teaching Assistant/PhD Student) Request this mentor
I am currently focused in Tissue Engineering of Cartilage Tissue. I am working on combining collagen scaffolds with stem cells. The tissue constructs are placed in a bioreactor and subjected to biomechanical forces. I would like to continue in research upon completion of my PhD.
- Biologist - Gary Wessel (Professor Of Biology) Request this mentor
Research into fertilization, oocyte development, germ cell formation.
- Biologist, Microbiologist - Whasun Chung (Research Associate Professor) Request this mentor
Epithelial innate immunity, oral microbiology, host-pathogen interaction
- Biologist, Microbiologist - Beth Shoshana Pecora (Student) Request this mentor
I am currently a 4th year MD/PhD student who will focus a career on infectious disease (as a physician and also clinical research for therapeutics).
- Biologist, Microbiologist - Shanta Whitaker (Assoc. Dir, Health Adv. Prog) Request this mentor
I advise undergraduates on health professional careers after college
- Biology Teacher - Nagla Fetouh (Education Program Manager) Request this mentor
My work as Koshland Science Museum education program manager includes designing science curriculum materials, organizing professional development experiences for educators, and coordinating the museum field trip program. Prior to working at the museum, I taught middle and high school science where I strove to inspire students with the passion to learn.
- Biology Teacher - Patricia Hunter-Crafton (Science Department Head) Request this mentor
I currently run the science department at a Baltimore City High school. I also teach Advanced Placement Biology and HSA Biology.
- Biology Teacher - Michelle Marcil-Spicer (Teacher) Request this mentor
My current position involves the teaching of freshmen level Biology aligned to the SATII subject test at a private school. My research involves the integration of reading instruction and group evaluations.
- Biology Teacher - Akima Marshall (Biology Teacher) Request this mentor
I have been a biology teacher for the past ten years. I have a bachelors degree in biology education, and I am currently pursuing a master degreee in instructional technology
- Biomedical Engineer - Jacob Andoh (Chief of Technology/IMA) Request this mentor
Biomedical Engineer / Health Administration / Public Health Research & Data Analysis, Engineering-Science-Math Adjunct Tutor, Adjunct Professor at Howard Univ. and UMUC in Health Information Systems, Computers in Social Work, Statistics/Data Analysis.
- Biomedical Engineer - Tadasha E. Culbreath (Assist. Prof/Dentist) Request this mentor
Currently, I am a clinical assistant professor in the restorative dept. at HUCD supervisoring D3 and D4 students with all aspects of patient care. I am the course director of all predoctoral dental materials courses/laboratories and lecturer in post-graduate seminars in material science. I am also the director of undergraduate student reseach activities while assisting post-graduate residents with research projects serving as their preceptor and mentor working closely with the universites IRB.
- Biomedical Engineer - Michael Heffernan (Assistant Professor) Request this mentor
I am an assistant professor in the Section of Pediatric Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. I am conducting research in the area of synthetic vaccines for neglected tropical diseases. Specifically, I am developing polymeric delivery systems (e.g. microparticles) and adjuvants for protein-based vaccines.
- Biomedical Engineer - Arthi Kannan (Ms.) Request this mentor
Analyzing the glycosylation pattern of human IgG antibodies and their influence in mediating trapping of viruses in mucus membrane. Basically investigating about antibody mediated trapping of virus in mucus membrane, specifically the trapping of herpes simplex virus in cervicovaginal mucus.
- Biomedical Engineer - Gregory Lee (Nih Undergraduate Summer Irta) Request this mentor
My research at the University of Pennsylvania has focused on tissue engineering of the meniscus. This research encompasses principles from biology, biomaterials, and biomechanics. At the NIH, my summer research focuses on gait rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy. We are interested in learning how cerebral palsy affects one's ability to learn new gait patterns in the short term and long term.
- Biomedical Engineer - Jacqueline Sears (Research Associate II) Request this mentor
I work in biomedical health policy specifically focused on conflicts of interest (individual and institutional). We are currently staffing a Task Force on Industry Funding of Medical Education, and an Advisory Committee on Financial Conflicts of Interest in Clinical Research.
- Biomedical Engineer - Maria Zimmerman (Student) Request this mentor
Currently I am a Chemical Engineering major with a focus of Enviromental Engineering.
- Biophysicist - Douglas Fowler (Postdoctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
I am developing protein array technology to study obesity.
- Biophysicist - Will Heuett (Postdoctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
Using mathematics to model metabolism and investigate questions related to obesity and diabetes.
- Biophysicist - Erik Hom (Postdoctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
I research basic questions of how organisms live together (symbiotically) using experimental evolution techniques and from the perspective of a biophysicist.
- Biostatistician - Kristen Wells (Research Associate) Request this mentor
I am currently a PhD student in the department of epidemiology and community health at VCU, and am a gis analyst/ epidemiologist in the department of family medicine at the University of Virginia. My primary research interest is the utilization of geographical information systems (gis) technologies in the evaluation and characterization of environmental exposures and cancer outcomes.
- Chemical Technician - William Robertson (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am a synthetic/medicinal chemist currently working on the synthesis of and investigating the biological properties of a new class of potent DNA alkylating agents to be used for the potential treatment of various blood cancers.
- Chemist - John Simpson (Senior Scientist) Request this mentor
Mass spectrometry of proteins, DNA/RNA, antibodies and nano-materials in support of cancer research. The lab is a service lab for the NCI.
- Chemist - Jonathan Tripp (Postdoctoral Research Assoc.) Request this mentor
To rapidly identify novel and potent inhibitors of HIV protease with the aim of developing drugs with excellent activity against drug resistant mutants.
- Chemist - Jonathan Tripp (Research Investigator Ii) Request this mentor
My job consists of developing robust synthetic sequences to support the clinical trials and drug production efforts of Bristol-Myers Squibb is involved in. We need to ensure that our process is economically viable so that our products are affordable for patients. To achieve this we have to take into consideration a number of factors including our raw materials, number of steps, energy requirements and minimizing the amount of waste that we produce. It is a very challenging job, but very satifying because the material that I make goes directly into patients immediately improving their health.
- Chemist - Andrea Zuhl (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
As a synthetic organic chemist, I research the total synthesis and derivitization of bioactive natural products. It is my goal to be able to synthesize these natural products from scratch, along with a series of analogs that can be evaluated biologically. I currently work on the natural product, vinblastine, a chemotherapeutic.
- Clinical Psychologist - June Liang (Graduate Student ) Request this mentor
I am currently in a doctoral program in clinical psychology. My research focuses on the improvement of mental health services to minority, underserved, and culturally diverse populations.
- Clinical Psychologist - Sarah Linke (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am working toward my PhD in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in Behavioral Medicine. I am concurrently working toward my MPH, with an emphasis in Health Promotion. My primary area of research focuses on cardiovascular disease prevention via the reduction of risk factors such as smoking, inactivity, obesity/overweight, and depression.
- Clinical Psychologist - Katherine Tsai (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am currently in a doctoral clinical psychology program. My main research interest is culturally sensitive mental health services. I do community-based services research which aims to bridge practice and research.
- Clinical Psychologist - Jennifer Elizabeth Wartella (Clin Psych/Beh Med Fellow) Request this mentor
Addiction Research, Psychiatry Resident Eduction, Medical Education, CBT/MI Psychotherapy.
- Counselor, Mental Health - Nia Elvin (Traier ) Request this mentor
I am currently a graduate student majoring in counseling.
- Counselor, Rehabilitation - Janet Prvu Bettger (Research Fellow) Request this mentor
Researching the organization of health care and how it interacts with the physical and social environment to facilitate success transition of adults from hospital to home and from home to long term care, particularly those with chronic conditions and subsequent disability. Focus on translating research into policies and practice.
- Demographer - Sarah Tom (Postdoctoral Research Fellow) Request this mentor
My research focuses on health from a life course perspective. Currently, I am looking at women's health at mid-life.
- Dental Hygienist - Elizabeth Onik (Dental Hygienist/ Instructor) Request this mentor
I have been a dental hygienist for over 20 years and have worked in many fields of dentistry, currently teaching in the dental hygiene program at University of Pittsburgh. I'm very interested in helping to foster more diversity in the profession of dental hygiene.
- Dental Hygienist - Elizabeth Onik (Rdh) Request this mentor
Our program is willing to help students who are seeking a career in dental hygiene. Due to a lack of minority students in dental hygiene, we are very interested in mentoring minority students.
- Dentist - Stan Ashworth (Assistant Professor) Request this mentor
Instructor for 4th year dental students, member of admissions committee
- Dentist - Rachel Badovinac (Instructor, Developmental Bio) Request this mentor
I am focused on identifying factors that can predict whether a baby will be born with a congenital anomaly by using data from large studies. I have a degree in dentistry and a doctoral degree in public health (epidemiology). I work at a dental school, where in addition to conducting my research, I teach and mentor dental students.
- Dentist - Tawana Feimster (Assistant Professor) Request this mentor
Currently, I am focusing on becoming a board certified Endodontist, being the course coordinator for the preclinical endodontist class, and completing my research project. The purpose of the research project is to assess the students' perception of their dental and clinical experience.
- Dentist - Susan Hummel (Associate Professor, Restorati) Request this mentor
Prosthodontist: Director Removable Prosthodontics
- Dentist - Julie Mikhail (Resident In Orthodontics) Request this mentor
I am a dentist in residency for orthodontics. I did two fellowships at the NIDCR in dental school.
- Dietitian and Nutritionist - Test Clark (Staff Assistant) Request this mentor
I eat raw foods.
- Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic - Sandra Melnicks (Scientific Review Administrato) Request this mentor
epidemiology of cancer, infectious disease, reproductive health, asthma/allergy and pulmonary diseases
- Engineer - Eugenio Longo (Executive Director) Request this mentor
Continuous Education Consultant for Professionals and High School, Undergraduate and graduate students
- Engineer - Irina Ramos (Scientist I) Request this mentor
Pharmaceutical Development (Purification)
- Epidemiologist - Elizabeth Lambert (Program Official, Epidemiology) Request this mentor
Epidemiology research on drug abuse, drug addiction, and HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases
- Epidemiologist - Dina Paltoo (Program Director) Request this mentor
Oversee and manage programs in genetics, pharmacogenetics, and personalized medicine.
- Epidemiologist - Elizabeth Prom-Wormley (Post-Doctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
I am a genetic epidemiologist studying the genetic and environmental contributions for mental health disorders (conduct disorder) and brain function. I work mainly with twin data and use structural equation modeling to quantify and describe risk. Ultimately, I would like my work to help guide prevention programming for mental health disorders as well as other common chronic disorders.
- Fitness Trainer and Aerobics Instructor - Rachel Permuth-Levine (Deputy Director ) Request this mentor
Worksite health promotion, mentorship, scientific training, evaluation
- Health Educator - Holly Brevig (Dr.) Request this mentor
I am a pharmacologist, but I studied the brain and tried to understand how sleep is regulated.
- Health Educator - Mrinal Dewanjee (Senior Scientist/Volunteer) Request this mentor
I had been teaching the technology students, residents, fellows in the Dept. of Radiology and Bioengineering about the Imaging Sciences for the diagnosis of diseases and compatibility of human implants at Brigham-Women's Hospital/HMS, Tufts-NEMC, Mayo Clinic, Univ. of Miami, Sch. of Med., Urbana-Champaign, IL. At present, I have been developing new contrast media for cell-tagging and MRI of transplanted cells for cell-therapy in mouse-brains. Google search may give details of my research activities.
- Health Educator - Adrienne Gorman (Assist Professor Pharmacology) Request this mentor
Neuropharmacologist and Medical School professor focus on medical school pharmacology education
- Health Educator - Charles Lee (Professor) Request this mentor
pharmacy education, clinical research, drug discovery
- Immunologist - Roshni Chintalapati (Research Associate) Request this mentor
- Immunologist - Cathleen Cooper (Scientific Review Officer) Request this mentor
I am currently the review officer for an immunology-focused committee that evaluates research grant applications.
- Immunologist - Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Graduate Researcher) Request this mentor
I intend to graduate in approximately 4 years with a PhD in Biomedical Sciences. My thesis work focuses on the interplay between HIV-1 and the human immune response.
- Immunologist - Anne Fletcher (Dr) Request this mentor
I work on suppressing inflammatory diseases using structural cells of the immune system
- Immunologist - Brian Janelsins (Postdoctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
As a leader in biomedical research, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is an essential component in shaping our nation’s understanding of biology and its application to prevent and treat disease. The field of immunology often intersects biomedical research at the NIH across a wide range of Institutes through the use of novel vaccines and in situ-based immunotherapy protocols. As a postdoctoral fellow in the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the NIH, I am currently studying how the immune system interacts with bacteria to generate immunity against bacterial invasion, and applying this knowledge for the design of therapy. In addition to carrying an active research focus, I am also passionate about promoting scientific communication within scientific disciplines and the general public, and mentoring students who share an interest in biomedical research.
- Immunologist - Kinjal Majumder (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am a second year graduate student in Immunology at Washington University in Saint Louis. I am in the lab of Dr. Eugene Oltz and I study the role of epigenetic landscape in lymphocyte development.
- Immunologist - Angel Morrow (Postbaccalaureate Fellow) Request this mentor
I am currrently a postbaccalaureate student studying innate immunity through examination of the cellular response to interferon.
- Immunologist - Joel Stern (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
Design and test drugs to ameliorate a mouse model of autoimmune diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis.
- Immunologist - Beth Wohlfert (Research Fellow) Request this mentor
I am a research fellow in the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases. I study T regulatory cells, they are important cells of the immune system that prevent autoimmunity and control immune responses directed at pathogens. My project examines the factors that are needed for T regulatory cells to do their job. In particular I study how the function when in controlling inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract.
- Librarian, Medical - Carrie Iwema (Info Spec. In Molbio) Request this mentor
I have a PhD in Neuroscience and a Masters in Library Science. I am a bioinformatics specialist within a medical library. I teach classes, run a website, manage licensed tools, and provide consultations on bioinformatics questions.
- Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician - Derek Blevins (Research Specialist) Request this mentor
The UVA CARE clinic performs clinical trials on medications that are currently not FDA approved to treat drug and alcohol addictions.
- Medical Anthropologist - Keirsten Snover (Ms.) Request this mentor
I am a Research Assistant in the Department of Bioethics at the Cleveland Clinic, currently working on examining attitudes and beliefs of patients and genetic professionals regarding multiplex genetic testing. I received a MA in Medical Anthropology from Case Western Reserve University and a MA in History & Anthropology from Eastern Washington University. My research interests include perceptions of illness (such as etiology and ideas of personal risk/susceptibility) and ELSI research (Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications).
- Medical Scientist - Irwin Arias (Senior Scientist) Request this mentor
Research on cellular and genetic basis of inheritable liver disease.
- Medical Scientist - Amanda Higley (Research Fellow) Request this mentor
Using animal models of addiction to investigate the effects of novel medications on Methamphetamine addiction
- Medical Scientist - Andrew Lidral (Professor) Request this mentor
Clinical orthodontics with emphasis on treating patients with facial birth defects. Human genetic research to identify genes causing facial birth defects.
- Medical Scientist - Electa Park (Graduate Research Asst) Request this mentor
I am currently in the final stages of my dissertation research, and should defend my PhD next spring. My research focuses on adheison regulation of the Extracellular-signal regulated kinase (ERK) pathway in prostate cancer. More specifically, I am studying how molecular scaffolding affects the contribution of ERK signaling to prostate cancer migration.
- Medical Scientist - Jason Schwartz (MD/PhD Student) Request this mentor
I am currently an MD/PhD student in my second year of PhD training. My research project is focused on developing an ex vivo clinical assay for glucocorticoid sensitivity in acute lymphoblastic leukemia. My career goal is to practice as a pediatric hematologist/oncologist.
- Medical Virologist - Qingxue Li (Staff Scientist) Request this mentor
I am interested in studying early events of human virus infection. Specifically, I have focused my research on identifying cellular molecules that play an important role in viral entry into target cells.
- Microbiologist - Brian Haugen (Presidential Management Fellow) Request this mentor
The focus of my fellowship at the NIH is supporting and managing scientific programs at the NIH. This has included analyzing the success of grants programs in recruiting diverse applicant pools, supporting the use of bioinformatics tools by intramural researchers, analyzing the outcomes of R01 and R21 grants, and negotiating research contracts. Ultimately, my goal is to move into a science management position at the NIH where I can support researchers in their work.
- Microbiologist - Scott Westenberger (Postdoctoral Researcher) Request this mentor
Malaria parasite drug resistance, gene expression, and genetic variability using affymetrix microarrays, high throughput drug screeening, chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP-chip) and bioinformatics analysis of large datasets.
- Nurse - Arlene Berman (Research Nurse Specialist) Request this mentor
I have been a nurse at the NIH since 1979 and am currently a research nurse working with lung cancer clinical studies.
- Nurse - Walter Jones (Nurse Consultant) Request this mentor
Clinical Project Manager for a portfolio of malaria vaccine clinical trials and epidemiologic studies in malaria and neglected tropical diseases.
- Nurse - Gini Murray (Nursing Instructor) Request this mentor
I am currently a nursing instructor and have almost completed my MSN
- Orthopaedic Surgeon - Jason Mcgowan (Medical Student) Request this mentor
I am a 1st year medical student interested in a career in orthopedic surgery. In addition to the regular classroom activities, I am shadowing an orthopedist, and actively pursuing a research project in the department as well.
- Orthotist and Prosthetist - Kimi Van Wie (Prosthetist Orthotist) Request this mentor
Clinician, Healthcare Administrator, Prosthetic/Orthotic Residency Program Director
- Other - Jonathan Arias (Scientific Review Officer) Request this mentor
As a Science Review Officer, I manage peer review of grant and fellowship training applications received by NIH. This work provides me with broad exposure to ongoing biomedical research, particularly in the field of Cell Biology. Before joining NIH I was a teacher and researcher at the University of Maryland, where I studied how nuclear gene networks involved in plant protective functions are regulated by stimulus-inducible transcription factors.
- Other - Nharimann Azima (Ms.) Request this mentor
Clinical Research Administration/Health Sciences
- Other - Collin Burton (Validation Test Engineer) Request this mentor
I work at Myriad Genetic Laboratory in the Quality Assurance department. We do genetic testing for various cancer predispositions, but primarily deal with breast cancer. My work involves interacting in a variety of fields ranging from genetics to information technology to operations management. I have a B.S. in molecular biology.
- Other - Margaret Choy (Md-PhD Student (Mstp)) Request this mentor
Currently I am in the last year of graduate work focused on developmental neurobiology (embryonic development of pain neurons) with previous research experience in cancer and blood vessel biology. I have an interest in basic biomedical research and its inital development for clinical applications. I also have an interest with previous experience in enrichment/mentoring programs encouraging disadvantaged/underrepresented youth to enter the biomedical and health care professions.
- Other - Manuel Datiles (Dr) Request this mentor
Eye Physician-Surgeon, Ophthalmologist
- Other - Rebecca Dunfee (Postdoc) Request this mentor
My current research focuses on influenza virus regulation of the innate immune response to viral infection. I am interested in how this regulation influences the species specificity and molecular pathogenesis of influenza virus.
- Other - Carla Easter (Science Education Specialist) Request this mentor
My job is to translate genomic topics and issues into educational resources and to encourage and assist students in the pursuit of science careers.
- Other - Karen Edelblum (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
I am finishing my PhD in Cell Biology. My research is focused on the the role of inflammatory cytokines in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and the role of cytokine-induced intracellular signaling in colon epithelial cell survival.
- Other - Jennifer Eklund (Science And Education Coord.) Request this mentor
I am interested in the intersection between science and science education. My goal is to make connections between these two worlds.
- Other - Steven Ferguson (Clp) Request this mentor
Technology transfer careers are dynamic ones at the ever-changing interface of science, business & the law. Professionals in this field facilitate the commercialization and transfer of new discoveries from the laboratory or clinic to industry so that products based on these discoveries results will reach the public for their general use and benefit.
- Other - Paula Fernandes (Senior Program Manager) Request this mentor
Laboratory capacity-building in support of HIV, TB and Malaria care and treatment programs across Africa.
- Other - Giovanna Guerrero (Health Science Policy Analyst) Request this mentor
I help plan and evaluate neuroscience/neurological research and research training programs.
- Other - Jennifer Gustafson (Postbaccalaureate IRTA Fellow) Request this mentor
After completing my undergraduate degree at the University of Florida, I took two years off to work and travel. Currently I work at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, coordinating a study on children's growth and endocrine function. I am also applying to medical school and plan to continue in the pediatric field.
- Other - Michelle Hamlet (Training Program Coordinator) Request this mentor
I currently work in the Intramural Training Office at NHGRI. I am responsible for designing and implementing training programs for students and postdoctoral fellows who conduct research at NHGRI. I have a background in genetics and developmental biology.
- Other - Michelle Hoot (Graduate Research Assistant) Request this mentor
I am currently in the 4th year of my graduate training, working towards a PhD in neuroscience. My current research involves investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the establishment and maintenance of chronic pain.
- Other - Rachel Jurd (Postdoctoral Researcher) Request this mentor
Basic neuroscience research investigating benzodiazepine actions at GABA-A receptors.
- Other - Christian Lamantia (President) Request this mentor
I founded a regulatory consulting firm that helps universities and medical centers develop and maintain regulatory compliance programs involving Institutional Review Boards, Biosafety Committees and Conflict of Interest Committees.
- Other - Elizabeth Lee (Postbaccalaureate Irta Fellow) Request this mentor
After graduating summa cum laude from The George Washington University with a B.S. in Biology with Departmental Honors, I began working at the National Institutes of Health as a Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award Fellow. I am currently conducting immunogenetics research at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. I also have a strong interest in several other intriguing scientific fields, and I look forward to continously pushing the frontiers of science through my biomedical research endeavors.
- Other - Andrea Lopez (Registered Nurse) Request this mentor
I'm currently in the psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner program at Drexel University. I work as an inpatient psychiatric registered nurse at Union Hospital and Penn Presbyterian Hospital. I also work on inpatient detox/rehab at Penn Presbyterian. My interests include schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorders, trans-cultural psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. Additionally, I cross cover as a Crisis Intervention nurse. I completed my basic nursing education at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.
- Other - Rana Malek (Physician) Request this mentor
I am specializing in endocrinology at the NIH. I am focused on diabetes and obesity research and interested in public policy's role in the obesity crisis.
- Other - Gail Marcus (Genetic Counselor) Request this mentor
My job focuses on pediatric genetics with direct patient services as well as developing and delivering genetic/genomic education to high school and university students as well as continuing education to health departments and various other providers. Becuase the field is rapidly changing it remains challenging, exciting, and rewarding.
- Other - Maria Sassano (Graduate Student) Request this mentor
Research on potential pharmacological treatment to ameliorate social deficits characteristic of developmental disorders such as autism.
- Other - Michele Webb (Cancer Registry Coach) Request this mentor
Just finishing my AS degree in Cancer Information Mgmt; 25+ years work experience in oncology healthcare, last 12 yrs in Cancer Registry
- Pharmacist - Janyce Piwovar (Registered Pharmacist) Request this mentor
Volunteering at Boy girls club in after school program, as homework helper
- Physical Therapist - Kelly Warren (PT/Teacher/Grad Student) Request this mentor
I am currently a full-time anatomy PhD student, and my research is in the field of traumatic brain injury. I also work part-time as a physical therapist. In addition, I am adjunct faculty at William and Mary and teach gross human anatomy lab.
- Physician - Craig Cohen (Professor) Request this mentor
I focuse on global women's health, with a specific interest in the prevention and treatment of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases. I also direct training programs, including the Reproductive Infectious Disease Fellowship and the GloCal Health Fellowship programs, both funded by NIH.
- Physician - Seema Khosla (Medical Director) Request this mentor
- Physician - Geeta Swamy (Associate Professor) Request this mentor
Clinical research in maternal-fetal medicine/obstetrics, maternal immunization
- Physician Assistant - Matthew Stack (Assistant Professor ) Request this mentor
Training primary care family practice physician assistant to provide excellent medical care in medically underserved parts of the U.S and the world.
- Psychologist - Sunil Bhar (Research Assistant Professor) Request this mentor
Cognitive psychotherapy for suicide prevention in older adults.
- Psychologist - Mariana Cherner (Associate Professor) Request this mentor
Neuropsychology of HIV, hepatitis C, and substance abuse; Cross-cultural and Spanish language neuropsychology
- Psychologist - Jessica Lopez (Postbac Irta Fellow) Request this mentor
I am a postbac fellow at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). The purpose of the program is to give recent college graduates an opportunity to work directly with scientists at the NIH and to prepare students for graduate admission or a career of their choice. At NIDA, I am iinvolved in the behavioral analysis of drug abuse and assessment of pharmacological actions in the central nervous system using techniques such as microdialysis to elucidate underlying mechanisms of drugs of abuse.
- Psychologist - Miranda Van Tilburg (Assistant Professor Of Medicin) Request this mentor
Biopsychosocial research, studying the interactions between mind and body. Focus on chronic pain and unexplained gastrointestinal symptoms in both children and adults. Wide variety of studies from epidemiological studies (e.g., use of alternative medicine to treat pain, association of childhood abuse with pain) to treatment studies (e.g., guided imagery to treat pain in children), and psychobiological studies (e.g,. parental reactions to child's symptoms, gene-environment interactions in pain)
- Psychologist - Nevada Winrow (Pediatric Neuropsychologist) Request this mentor
My clinical research experience revolves examining the neuropsychological correlates of stroke in a pediatric sickle cell diseae population
- Science Writer - Wilson Gonzalez-Espada (Associate Professor Of Science) Request this mentor
Science teacher education, physics education research, multicultural education
- Scientist - Amanda Boehm (Postdoctoral Fellow) Request this mentor
I am investigating therapeutic vaccines to treat a variety of cancers. My studies in mice provide support for clinical trials that my laboratory runs at the National Cancer Insitute.
- Scientist - Michael Friedman (Medical Science Liaison) Request this mentor
Stem Cell Research, Cell Therapy, Regenerative Medicine
- Scientist - Grace Ha (Postdoctoral Research Fellow) Request this mentor
My research interests include the prenatal origins of mental illness and immune signaling in CNS injury. I am also interested in science education/policy and youth outreach.
- Scientist - Qingxue Li (Staff Scientist) Request this mentor
I am interested in studying early events of human virus infection. Specifically, I have focused my research on identifying cellular molecules that play an important role in viral entry into target cells.
- Scientist - Tania Lombo (Dr) Request this mentor
Microbiologist with a vast experience in Molecular Biology/Virology and RNA. Native Spanish speaker, and intermediate level of Japanese.
- Scientist - Anuradha Ramamoorthy (Dr.) Request this mentor
The focus of my research is personalized medicine - understanding how our genes affect our response to drugs.
- Secondary - Nagla Fetouh (Education Program Manager) Request this mentor
My work as Koshland Science Museum education program manager includes designing science curriculum materials, organizing professional development experiences for educators, and coordinating the museum field trip program. Prior to working at the museum, I taught middle and high school science where I strove to inspire students with the passion to learn.
- Technician - Alicia Chou (Orise Fellow/Research Tech.) Request this mentor
I currently work as a research technician in an immunology lab at FDA/CBER studying Francisella tularensis, the causative agent of the disease tularemia. My work focuses on identifying correlates of protection and screening potential vaccine candidates. My graduate training focused on the science and policy behind biological threat agents and emerging infectious diseases.
- Technician, Biological - Daniel Dries (Dr.) Request this mentor
I am a postdoctoral research, which is like an apprenticeship before becoming a professor. I am studying how proteins cause the cells in your brain to die. This is particularly important for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia when you get older.