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Current MSTP Students


M1Gs & M2Gs are rotating through at least two labs until they find a compatible mentor.

M3Gs have either joined a lab or are completing a third rotation before joining a lab.

M4G & M5Gs are in the midst of their graduate work.

M6Gs are students who have defended their thesis and have returned to their clinical curriculum.

Photo Name Year Graduate Program Mentor(s)

Ossama Abu-Halawa

M3G

Biomedical Engineering

Aaron Boes, MD, PhD

Jan Wessel, PhD

Lindsay Agostinelli

M6G

Neuroscience

Alex Bassuk, MD, PhD

Hassan Ahamed

M3G Neuroscience

Aaron Boes, MD, PhD

Tina Arkee

M5G

Immunology

Gail Bishop, PhD

Sahaana Arumugam

M2G

Immunology

Christine Petersen, DVM, PhD

Rebecca Autenried

M6G

Molecular & Cellular Biology 1,2

E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD

Lucas Barrett

M1G Rotating

Ferhaan Ahmad, MD, PhD

Riley Behan

M2G Rotating

James Ankrum, PhD

Gabby Bierlein-De La Rosa

M1G Rotating

Peg Nopoulos, MD

Lauren Boland

M6G

Biomedical Engineering

James Ankrum, PhD

Jayden Bowen

M4G

Immunology 3

Julia Klesney-Tait, MD, PhD

Leo Brueggeman

M6G

Genetics

Jacob Michaelson, PhD

Jane Buchanan

M5G BSP: Molecular Medicine

Eric Taylor, PhD

Elliot Burghardt

M5G

Biostatistics

Joseph Cavanaugh, PhD

Daniel Sewell, PhD

Joseph Chin

M4G BSP: Molecular Medicine

Richard Smith, MD, PhD

Colin Clark

M5G BSP: Molecular Physiology & Biophysics

Christopher Ahern, PhD

Andres Dajles

M4G

Biostatistics

Jacob Oleson, PhD

Jonah Elliff

M2G Rotating First rotation Summer 2021

Lucy Evans

M6G BSP: Molecular Medicine

Alex Bassuk, MD, PhD

Margaret Fuller

M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics 1

John Wemmie, MD, PhD

Melissa Gildenberg

M6G

Biochemistry

M. Todd Washington, MD, PhD

Fillan Grady

M5G

Neuroscience

Joel Geerling, MD, PhD

Gordon Buchanan, MD, PhD

Alex Greiner

M5G

Genetics

Barry London, MD, PhD

Matthew Grunewald

M6G

Microbiology

Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD

Wade Gutierrez

M5G BSP: Cancer Biology

Rebecca Dodd, PhD

Ryan Horne

M5G

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

C. Allan Guymon, PhD

Marlan Hansen, MD

Sunny Huang

M6G

Molecular & Cellular Biology 1,2

Val Sheffield, MD, PhD

Kelly Hubert

M6G Free Radical & Radiation Biology 1 Douglas Spitz, PhD

Amelia Hurley-Novatny

M1G No Rotation No Rotation Summer 2020

Akansha Jain

M3G BSP: Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Michael Welsh, MD

Andrew Kalenkiewicz

M4G BSP: Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Michael Welsh, MD

Ryan Kelley

M6G Neuroscience Jeremy Greenlee, MD

Sheps King-McAlpin

M5G BSP: Molecular Medicine Matthew Potthoff, MD, PhD

Jessie Knobbe

M1G Rotation Ashutosh Mangalam, MD, PhD

Ben Kreitlow

M3G Neuroscience Gordon Buchanan, MD, PhD

Mitchell LeFebvre

M5G Immunology 3 John Harty, PhD

Gage Liddiard

M2G Rotation Catherine Marcinkiewicz, PhD

Lola Lozano

M1G Rotation

Edwin Stone, MD, PhD

Budd Tucker, PhD

Laura Marquez Loza

M5G BSP: Molecular Medicine Paul McCray, PhD

Dan Matasic

M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics 1 Barry London, MD, PhD

Matthew Miller

M5G Genetics Christopher Adams, MD, PhD

Maddie Mix

M3G Immunology John Harty, PhD

Nate Mullin

M3G Genetics

Robert Mullins, MD

Budd Tucker, PhD

Thomas Pak

M6G Neuroscience Val Sheffield, MD, PhD

Daniel Pape

M4G BSP: Molecular Medicine Eric Taylor, PhD

Saul Rodriguez

M3G Neuroscience Alex Bassuk, MD, PhD

Kai Rogers

M6G Immunology Wendy Maury, PhD

Guillermo Romano Ibarra

M5G BSP: Molecular Medicine David Stoltz, MD, PhD

Shakoora Sabree

M5G BSP: Immunology 3 George Weiner, MD, PhD

Aline Sandouk

M5G Immunology Jon Houtman, PhD

Daniel Sands

M1G Rotating Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD

Miranda Schene

M3G BSP: Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Christopher Ahern, PhD

Morgan Swanson

M5G Epidemiology

Nicholas Mohr, MD

James Torner, PhD

Frida Teran

M5G Neuroscience George Richerson, MD, PhD

Xavier Tijerina

M2G Rotating Mary Weber, PhD

Brittany Todd

M2G Rotating Elizabeth Newell, MD

Dylan Todd

M6G Neuroscience Daniel Bonthius, MD, PhD

Marcus Toral

M6G

BSP: Molecular Medicine

Vinit Mahajan, MD, PhD

Carly van der Heide

M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics 1

Michael Anderson, PhD

John Fingert, MD, PhD

Hannah Van Ert

M3G Immunology Wendy Maury, PhD

Joseph Vecchi

M4G BSP: Molecular Physiology & Biophysics

Marlan Hansen, MD

Amy Lee, PhD

Gabe Velez

M6G BSP: Molecular Medicine Vinit Mahajan, MD, PhD

Drew Voigt

M5G BSP: Molecular Medicine

Robert Mullins, MD

Todd Scheetz, PhD

Ellen Voigt

M2G Rotating David Gordon, MD, PhD

Madi Wahlen

M2G Rotating

Mary Charlton, PhD

James Torner, PhD

Ameya Walimbe

M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics 1 Kevin Campbell, PhD

Qi Wang

M3G Biomedical Engineering

Kristan Worthington, PhD

Joseph Reinhardt, PhD

Akshaya Warrier

M1G Rotating Dawn Quelle, PhD

Kristin Weeks

M6G Epidemiology

Mary Charlton, PhD

Charles Lynch, PhD

Amy Whillock

M6G Immunology Gail Bishop, PhD

Keyan Zarei

M6G Biomedical Engineering David Stoltz, MD, PhD

Eliot Zhu

M5G BSP: Cancer Biology Adam Dupuy, PhD

 

1 - Student joined the graduate department before the formation of the Biomedical Sciences Program
2 - Student joined before the graduate department was renamed to "Molecular Medicine"
3 - Immunology was briefly a member of the Biomedical Sciences Program