Visiting Students and Scholars

Dong-Woo Seo, MD, PhD
Visiting Scholar
BRFII, 5A31
Current Status:
Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center
Education:
2013 Doctor’s degree, Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine
2004 Master’s degree, Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine
2000 Medical Doctor, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine
Teaching Experience:
2015 Associate Professor, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center
2010 Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center
Papers:
(all papers: https://scholar.google.co.kr/citations?user=7TlkcPoAAAAJ&hl=en)

Current Interns




Yaritza Benitez
Intern at Dr. Jejo Koola's Lab


Current Status:
M.S. candidate in Epidemiology - Graduate School of Public Health at San Diego State University
Education:
2016 B.S. Psychology - San Diego State University
Research Interests:
  • Health disparities
  • Chronic diseases
  • Minority health
Yaritza's goal for this summer is to achieve more knowledge in biomedical informatics and have more research experience regarding big data and how we can use it to help better people’s health. The ultimate career goal is 
to work in research to help minority populations improve their health.



Evan Camarillo
Intern at Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado's Lab



Current Status/Education:
Prerequisites at Cypress College
Applying as a B.S. Biology (pre-medical) UC transfer, Fall 2019
Research Interests:
  • Medicine
This is Evan's first time taking part in undergraduate research but he is eager to gain experience as well as expand his knowledge in the field of research. His research interests are based in the field of medicine. He is also part of the COPE Health Scholars Program at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, California. Various sports occupy his time outside of school, work, and shifts at the hospital.



Mayara Costa Figueiredo
Intern at Dr. Jejo Koola's Lab



Current Status:
PhD-track student in Informatics - UC Irvine
Education:
B.S./M.S. Computer Science - Federal University of Pará, Brazil
Research Interests:
  • Human computer interaction (HCI)
  • Computer supported cooperative work
  • Health informatics
Mayara is particularly interested in how technology can be used to improve healthcare and assist patients’ self-care, especially for underserved populations and patients with chronic conditions.




Mustafa Hussain
Intern at Dr. Jejo Koola's Lab



Current Status:
PhD-track student in Informatics - UC Irvine
Education:
B.S. Computer Science - University of Utah
Research Interests:
  • Health informatics
  • Computer-supported cooperative work
  • Human computer interaction
  • Distributed cognition
Mustafa has an avid interest in how safety-critical information should be presented, so that it is clearly stated and understood as intended.



Lauren L'Heureux
Intern at Dr. Jejo Koola's Lab



Current Status/Education:
B.S. candidate in Biology: Bioinformatics minor in Psychology - UC San Diego
Research Interests:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genomics
Lauren has previous research experience in Biophysics/Structural Bioinformatics from a summer internship at Osaka University in Japan. She is interested in pursuing genomics/genetic engineering research after she graduates and is hoping to travel to many different places in the future.


Emily Morgan
Intern at Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado's Lab


Current Status/Education:
B.S. candidate in Biology (premedicine) - San Diego State University
Research Interests:
  • Medicine
  • Biomedical science
After obtaining her Bachelor’s degree, Emily wants to further her education by getting accepted into a Graduates program or a MD-PhD program in Biomedical Science. Previously, Emily had done Biology research in the Troemel Lab on cell-to-cell communication within C. elegans and presented her research at two different conferences at UCSD. She is thrilled to gain experience in Biomedical Science and Informatics in the Ohno-Machado Lab, learn new laboratory techniques, and make more connections throughout her journey.



Haiyang Sun
Intern at Dr. Tsung-Ting Kuo's & Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado's Lab



Current Status:
M.S. candidate in Computer Science - Syracuse University
Education:
B.S. Information Security - Tianjin University of Technology, China
Research Interests:
  • Machine learning
  • Deep learning
  • Neuro-linguistic programming
Badminton is Haiyang's favorite sport. He also enjoys playing piano in his spare time.



Isaiah Taylor
Intern at Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado's Lab



Current Status/Education:
B.S. candidate in Kinesiology - College of Health and Human Services at San Diego State University (SDSU)
Research Interests:
  • Serving under-represented communitites
  • Data consultation
  • Data analysis
Isaiah has prior experience in SDSU's FSMP/IBACH health disparities research lab.



Danyi Wu
Intern at Dr. Tsung-Ting Kuo's & Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado's Lab


Current Status/Education:
B.S. candidate in Computer Science and Social Psychology - UC San Diego
Research Interests:
  • Psychology
  • Computer science
  • Data analysis
With great interest in data analysis, Danyi sees it as a way to merge knowledge in both areas together. She enjoys listening to biomedical and data analysis speeches provided by the program to explore new technologies scholars recently developed.



Zaid Yousif
Intern at Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado's 's Lab



Education:
PharmD - UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
B.S. Pharmacological Chemistry - UC San Diego
Research Interests:
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Neuro-linguistic programming
  • Health outcomes


Hongru Yu
Intern at Dr. Tsung-Ting Kuo's & Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado's Lab


Current Status/Education:
B.S. candidate in Bioengineering: Bioinformatics - UC San Diego
Research Interests:
  • Human genomic data
Hongru loves interacting with human genetic data and firmly believes that breakthroughs in data analysis techniques will lead everyone to a brighter future. Hongru love taking long walks on the beach and watching sunsets in his free time.