Polygence mentors

Polygence mentors are selected based on their exceptional academic background, teaching experience, and unique ability to inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers and industry leaders

Abby

Abby

PhD candidate

Expertise

developmental biology, genetics, cell biology, reproductive biology

Karilin

Karilin

MS candidate

Expertise

civil engineering, construction engineering, project management

Matthew

Matthew

DO

Expertise

Medicine (psychiatry), biological sciences, behavioral sciences

Avery

Avery

PhD candidate

Expertise

STEM education, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, biomolecules, molecular self-assembly, carbon storage and cycling, aquatic microorganisms

Marcus

Marcus

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience, cell and molecular biology, pharmacology, organic chemistry, drug discovery, biotechnology

Logan

Logan

PhD candidate

Expertise

Social Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction

Juliana

Juliana

MPH

Expertise

Neuroscience, Biology, Public Health

Clare

Clare

EdD candidate

Expertise

Education, Education Policy, Early Childhood Education, Cultural Studies, Art, Art Education

Maryann

Maryann

PhD

Expertise

Civic engagement, mobilization, race/ethnic politics, gender, authoritarianism, religion/politics, political psychology, political participation, constitutional studies, philosophy, Supreme Court

Christine

Christine

PhD candidate

Expertise

Computer science, programming, machine learning, computability/complexity theory, game theory, mathematics

Michael

Michael

PhD

Expertise

Molecular biology, molecular genetics, biochemistry,

Mark

Mark

PhD candidate

Expertise

Biochemistry, Structural Biology, CRISPR, Molecular Biology

Alexandra

Alexandra

Industry expert

Expertise

Food Science & Product Development

Jenna

Jenna

MA

Expertise

Adolescence, Parent-Child Relationships, Marriage and Family Life, Mental Health, Business, Accounting, Adolescent Mental Health, Family Dynamics, Counselling, Behavioural Therapy, CBT

Armen

Armen

PhD candidate

Expertise

Clinical (i.e., abnormal) psychology, child psychology, developmental psychopathology, cognitive development, research methods, basic statistics (e.g., ANOVA, regression)

Garrett

Garrett

PhD candidate

Expertise

Cancer Biology and Genetics

Sydney

Sydney

PhD candidate

Expertise

plant based renewable resources, plant biology, environmental biology, biofuels/bioplastics, agriculture

Gabor

Gabor

PhD

Expertise

social psychology, personality psychology, educational psychology

Amber

Amber

PhD

Expertise

Biology more broadly or Immunology (pregnancy, cancer, organ transplantation, etc.)

Sharifa

Sharifa

PhD candidate

Expertise

Python, R, C++, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Systems Biology, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Data Science, Fellowship applications, College applications