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Research Program 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.

Biology
Alexandra

Alexandra

PhD candidate

Expertise

Molecular Neuroscience, with an emphasis in biochemistry and structural biology

Alex

Alex

MD candidate

Expertise

clinical biology, cognitive psychology, US history, classic literature, LGBTQ+ history and rights

Claudia

Claudia

PhD candidate

Expertise

Biological anthropology; human skeletal biology, osteology; human anatomy; human evolution

Shayla

Shayla

PhD

Expertise

Neuroscience of sensory perception

AZEEZAT

AZEEZAT

PhD

Expertise

Neuroscience, neuroimaging, signal processing, data science

Violet

Violet

PhD candidate

Expertise

biochemistry, analytical chemistry, microbiome, genetics, biology

Juan

Juan

PhD candidate

Expertise

Ornithology, evolution, ecology, biology, physiology, climate change

Jobie

Jobie

DMD candidate

Expertise

Cognitive Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Biotechnology, Dentistry, MedicineEntrepreneurialism, Dentistry, Medicine, Human Development, Organizational Behavior

Dominique

Dominique

PhD candidate

Expertise

Coral biology, marine biology, gene expression, genetics

Daniel

Daniel

MD

Expertise

Medicine, Clinical medicine, Radiology, Interventional radiology, MRI, CT, Ultrasound

Benjamin

Benjamin

PhD

Expertise

Microbiology, General biology, Infectious disease

Henry

Henry

PhD candidate

Expertise

robotics, machine learning/data science, philosophy, photography, organismal/mathematical biology

CJ

CJ

Industry expert

Expertise

Biology, Real Estate, Dentistry, Business, Economics, Sports

Jacquelyn

Jacquelyn

MPH

Expertise

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Public Health

Alexandra

Alexandra

MS candidate

Expertise

Ecology, conservation, ornithology, habitat management

Dominique

Dominique

PhD

Expertise

Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Chemistry, Biology, Microscopes, Immuology

Aish

Aish

MD

Expertise

medicine, neurology, biology

Yoelkys

Yoelkys

MD/PhD candidate

Expertise

Microbiology and Infectious disease, the social determinants of health for infectious diseases, sustainable healthcare interventions, engineering bacterial to be beneficial to humans

Morgan

Morgan

PhD candidate

Expertise

Behavioral genetics, genetic and environmental risk factors for dementia/Alzheimer's Disease, health psychology, biological aging

Clara

Clara

PhD candidate

Expertise

neuroscience, molecular biology, psychiatry, essay writing