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

Xanne

Xanne

PhD candidate

Expertise

Immunology, brain tumor; T cell exhaustion; immunotherary; clinical trials; CRISPR technology, gene therapy, immune cell recovery following bone marrow transplant

Ana

Ana

MS candidate

Expertise

Biology, Neuroscience, Epidemiology, Neuroepidemiology, Social and Behavioral Epidemiology, Developmental Psychology, Behavioral Psychology

Subhradeep

Subhradeep

MD

Expertise

Anesthesia

Haille

Haille

MD/PhD candidate

Expertise

Cancer biology, psychology, neuroscience, physiology, anatomy, pharmacology, genetics, immunology etc.

Jean

Jean

MD candidate

Expertise

early development, disability, psychology, ecology

Michael

Michael

MD candidate

Expertise

Increasing Value in Healthcare, Health Innovation, Public Speaking, Medicine, Health Disparities, Molecular Biology

Emily

Emily

MD/PhD candidate

Expertise

Oncology, immunology, medicine, neuroscience

Christine

Christine

MD candidate

Expertise

Computational protein design, cryo-EM image analysis, computational genomics, telemedicine, AI in medicine, biochemistry, web development, data journalism

Peter

Peter

PhD candidate

Expertise

drug delivery, synthetic biology, genetic engineering, protein engineering, the human microbiome

Sophia

Sophia

PhD

Expertise

applications of microscopy, parasitology, infectious disease, host pathogen interactions, bacteriology, immunology

Archie

Archie

PhD

Expertise

Biomedical Engineering, Deep Learning, Personal Finance, Website Development, Machine Learning, Statistics, Biomaterials, Biomechanics, Bioimaging, Image Processing, Nuclear Medicine, Tissue Engineering, Material Science, Disease Modeling, Cancer Research, Personal Development

Abrar

Abrar

PhD

Expertise

Cancer biology, Bioinformatics, Genomics/Genetics, Medicine/Health, Scientific writing

Carin

Carin

MD/PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience, genetics, neurodevelopmental disorders, medicine, rare diseases

Celeste

Celeste

DVM

Expertise

biology, microbiology, physiology, medicine, python

Eugenia

Eugenia

Expertise

medicine, public health

Riya

Riya

DMD candidate

Expertise

Biology, Dentistry, Medicine, Public Health, Community Service/Philanthropy, Biomedical Sciences, Entrepreneurship

Shalini

Shalini

MD candidate

Expertise

Medicine, Genetics, Healthcare and Health Sciences including the interdisciplinary or overlap with other fields and their effect on society,such as technology, policy, public health. Projects, especially in the STEM/genetics field could be as specific as studying the epigenetic effects of a specific gene on a disease. Would also enjoy research in DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) topics, such as health disparities, history of medicine for specific populations, etc.

Tochi

Tochi

MD candidate

Expertise

Science/medicine/medical school

Morgane

Morgane

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neurodegenerative disease, neuropathology, neurobiology, neuroanatomy

Austin

Austin

MD/PhD candidate

Expertise

Medicine, Medicinal Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Protein Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Cancer Biology, Biomedical Device Ideation