Students in Clerkships

MD III

Matt Kolar

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
  • Email: mkolar@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: U. of North Carolina (2009), B.S. Chemistry
  • Graduate Department: BMS
  • Research Interests: Chemical biology
  • Laboratory Rotation: Reuben Shaw, Salk, Ben Cravatt, TSRI (Su 13); Jeff Kelly/Luke Wiseman (TSRI, Su 12)
  • Thesis Lab: Alan Saghatelian (Salk)
  • Publications

Spencer Moore

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
  • Email: s2moore@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: UCLA (2012), B.S. Neuroscience
  • Graduate Department: BMS
  • Research Interests: Systems neuroscience and neural circuits
  • Laboratory Rotation: Binhai Zheng, Jeff Goldberg (Su 13); Jeff Isaacson (Su 12)
  • Thesis Lab: Alysson Muotri
  • Publications

Angela Ianni

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
  • Email: aianni@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Graduate Department: NIH Partners Program (OxCam)
  • Research Interests: The effect of dopamine on the neural coding of reward value in healthy individuals and patients with Schizophrenia.
  • Laboratory Rotation: Karen Berman, NIH; Tim Behrens , Oxford (Su 12)
  • Thesis Lab: Karen Berman, NIH; Tim Behrens, Oxford
  • Publications

Jessica Meves

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
  • Email: jmeves@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: University of Michigan
  • Graduate Department: Neurosciences
  • Thesis Title: Neuron-intrinsic and extrinsic control of axon sprouting after central nervous system injury
  • Thesis Lab: Binhai Zheng
  • Publications

Priya Nayak

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
  • Email: pmnayak@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: Caltech (2011), B.S. Physics
  • Graduate Department: Bioengineering
  • Research Interests: Stem Cells, Bioinformatics
  • Laboratory Rotation: Shankar Subramaniam (Su 13); John Serences (Su 12); Veerabhadran Ramanathan (Su 11)
  • Thesis Lab: Shankar Subramaniam
  • Publications:

Nicholas Protopsaltis

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
  • Email: nprotops@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: Saint Louis University
  • Graduate Department: BMS
  • Thesis Title: Role of Interleukin-22 in Promoting Tumor Angiogenesis 
  • Thesis Lab: Napoleone Ferrara

 

MD IV

David Adamowicz

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
  • Email: dadamowi@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution:University of Pennsylvania
  • Graduate Department: Neurosciences
  • Thesis Title: Elucidating the Basis for Memory Impairment in Dementia with Lewy Bodies
  • Thesis Lab: Fred Gage
  • Publications

Cindy Liu

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
  • Email: yhl016@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: Johns Hopkins
  • Graduate Department: Neurosciences
  • Thesis Title: Ultrastructure of Melanopsin-Expressing Retinal Ganglion Cell Circuitry in the Retina and Brain Regions that Mediate Light-Driven Behavior
  • Thesis Lab: Satchin Panda, Salk
  • Publications

Geoff Weiner

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium
  • Email: gweiner@ucsd.edu  
  • Undergraduate Institution: Lake Forrest College (2008), B.A. Math & Biology
  • Graduate Department: Neurosciences
  • Thesis Title:
  • Thesis Lab: Jeff Goldberg
  • Publications