Students in Clerkships

MD III

Debha Amatya

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium                                           
  • Email: damatya@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: Stanford University (2014), B.S. Bioengineering   
  • Graduate Department: Neuroscience
  • Research Interests: Bioengineering/Neuro-Engineering, Neuroscience
  • Laboratory Rotation: Fred Gage, Jonathan Sebat (Su 15); Terry Sejnowski, Salk (Su 14)
  • Thesis Lab: Fred Gage
  • Publications

Joyce Chen

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium                                           
  • Email: j2chen@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution:UCLA 2008, B.S. Biochemistry
  • Graduate Department: BMS
  • Research Interests: Cancer biology, epigenetics
  • Laboratory Rotation: Clodagh O'Shea (Su 14); Anjana Rao (Su 13); Victor Nizet (Su 12)
  • Thesis Lab: Anjana Rao
  • Publications

Mark Fang

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium                                           
  • Email: myfang@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: Stanford (2011), B.S. Biology, Mathematical & Computational Sciences
  • Graduate Department: BMS
  • Research Interests: Cancer biology, genomics, and systems biology
  • Laboratory Rotation: Gene Yeo, Chris Glass (Su 13); Bing Ren (Su 12)
  • Thesis Lab: Gene Yeo
  • Publications

Anupam Garg

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium                                           
  • Email: akgarg@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: University of Washington (2013), B.S. Bioengineering
  • Graduate Department: Neuroscience
  • Research Interests: Bioengineering and Neuroscience
  • Laboratory Rotation: Brad Voytek, Ed Callaway (Su 14); Tom Albright, Salk (Su 13)
  • Thesis Lab: Ed Callaway, Salk
  • Publications

Eric Geier

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium                                           
  • Email: egeier@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: Indiana University (2011), B.S. Astronomy, Physics
  • Graduate Department: BMS
  • Research Interests: Cancer biology, genomics, and systems biology
  • Laboratory Rotation: Kim Prisk, Kevin Patrick (Su 13); Kim Prisk, Rick Buxton (Su 12)
  • Thesis Lab: Kim Prisk
  • Publications

Kelsey Ladt

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium                                           
  • Email: kladt@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: U. of Kentucky (2009), B.S. Biology
  • Graduate Department: Neuroscience
  • Research Interests: Neurodegeneration and Neurotrauma
  • Laboratory Rotation: Daniela Boassa (Su 14); Subhojit Roy (Su 13); Nigel Calcutt (Su 12)
  • Thesis Lab: Sam Pfaff, Salk
  • Publications

Eulanca Liu

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium                                           
  • Email: eyl015@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: UC Berkeley (2010), B.S. Chemical Biology
  • Graduate Department: Neuroscience
  • Research Interests: The physiological basis and clinical applications of functional brain imaging
  • Laboratory Rotation: Shyni Varghese, Karen Christman (Su 13); Jim Brewer (Su 12)
  • Thesis Lab: Rick Buxton
  • Publications

Stosh Ozog

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium                                           
  • Email: sozog@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: UC Berkeley (2010), B.A./ B.S. Molecular & Cell Biology, Plant
  • Graduate Department: TSRI
  • Research Interests: Epidemiology/ Public Health and Immunology/ Infection
  • Laboratory Rotation: Bruce Torbett (Su 13), Sumit Chanda & Victor Nizet (Su 14)
  • Thesis Lab: Bruce Torbett
  • Publications

Jason Seidman

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium                                           
  • Email: jseidman@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: UC Santa Barbara (2010), B.S./M.A. Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
  • Graduate Department: BMS
  • Research Interests: Type 2 diabetes, metabolism, and energy homeostasis
  • Laboratory Rotation: Chris Glass, Reuben Shaw (Su 13); Marc Montminy, Salk (Su 12)
  • Thesis Lab: Chris Glass
  • Publications

Sahil Shah

Medical Scientist Training Program Colloquium                                           
  • Email: sas032@ucsd.edu
  • Undergraduate Institution: U. of Maryland (2012), B.S. Cell Biology & Genetics
  • Graduate Department: Neuroscience
  • Research Interests: Type 2 diabetes, metabolism, and energy homeostasis
  • Laboratory Rotation: Hollis Cline, TSRI, Ed Callawy, Salk (Su 13); Al La Spada (Su 12)
  • Thesis Lab: Jeff Goldberg
  • Publications

MD IV

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