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

Chloris

Chloris

MS candidate

Expertise

Research methods; General psychology; Social cognition; Developmental psychology; Theatre; Music composition; Film; Graphic design

Annalea

Annalea

MSW Master of Social Welfare candidate

Expertise

Community Health, violence prevention, trauma, poverty, social inequality, research methods, health sciences, social work, health, policy, government, community organizing, social justice, social advocacy, psychology, healthcare

Nathaniel

Nathaniel

MS candidate

Expertise

Environmental Engineering/ Nuclear engineering/ Mechanical engineering/ Computer programming/Music/3D modeling/ Robotics

Holly

Holly

Industry expert

Expertise

Cancer biology, biochemistry, music (cello)

Hannah

Hannah

PhD candidate

Expertise

songwriting, folklore, theatre, ethnography, media studies

David

David

MD/PhD candidate

Expertise

Medicine, Genetics, Biomedical Informatics, Computational Biology

Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn

MA candidate

Expertise

Music, Theatre, Education

Julia

Julia

PhD candidate

Expertise

Classics, Latin and Greek, Literary Trauma Studies, Manuscript studies, Medical Humanities

Cayla

Cayla

MS

Expertise

Interdisciplinary or Exploratory Projects, Writing/Research, Music and Recording/Music Production, Journalism, Creative/Fiction and Nonfiction Writing, Psychology/Sociology Research

Cody

Cody

Industry expert

Expertise

Music, Film Scoring

Grace

Grace

PhD candidate

Expertise

sensory neuroscience, 2 photon calcium imaging, behavior, social behavior, electrophyisology

Sophia

Sophia

Industry expert

Expertise

Cognitive Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, Psychology, Political Science, Multiculturalism, Human Rights, Restorative Practices, Anti-Racism

Noah

Noah

MET candidate

Expertise

Game Audio, Sound Design, Songwriting, Music Composition, Music Production, Game Design, Game Development

Shaylyn

Shaylyn

PhD candidate

Expertise

Developmental biology, cell biology, developmental neuroscience, sensory neuroscience, hearing development, hearing loss, psychology of music, societal importance of music, medicine, LGBTQ public health issues, healthcare access issues

Isabelle

Isabelle

MFA candidate

Expertise

Creative Writing, Songwriting, Nonfiction Writing, Reading and Literary Exploration, Social Media Marketing

Ross

Ross

PhD candidate

Expertise

Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Autonomous Vehicles, Human-Robot (and Human-Computer) Interaction, Music, Intelligent Systems, Image Processing

Samantha

Samantha

MD/PhD candidate

Expertise

Traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, computational neuroscience, virology & viral entry, violin performance

Farrah

Farrah

Industry expert

Expertise

English (writing, literature, grammar), music (composition, piano, theory, ear training)

Matthew

Matthew

PhD candidate

Expertise

Cognitive neuroscience, memory/Alzheimer’s/dementia; music composition

Shannon

Shannon

Industry expert

Expertise

Theatre, acting, role of arts in society, college audition prep, building a character (fictional and/or historical figures), storytelling through song, nonverbal communication, script analysis, arts in education