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

Alex

Alex

PhD

Expertise

Cardiovascular Physiology, Metabolism, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Mitochondria/Bioenergetics

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

Kim

Kim

Expertise

Medicine (family medicine physician)

Pieter

Pieter

PhD candidate

Expertise

Cell Biology, Nutrition

Andrew

Andrew

Expertise

Public health, medicine, epidemiology, nutrition, plant-based diets, quality improvement

Ashton

Ashton

MS

Expertise

food science, entrepreneurship, experimental design, academic journal article writing, grant writing, geometry, podcasting

Chris

Chris

Expertise

Psychiatry, Medicine, Business/Consulting

Aubrey

Aubrey

MS candidate

Expertise

Exercise Physiology/Physical Activity and Nutrition; Public Health and Medicine; Neuroscience

Emma

Emma

Industry expert

Expertise

Human nutrition, public health

Amy

Amy

M.D.

Expertise

Psychiatry, medicine, biology, nutrition

Emily

Emily

PhD candidate

Expertise

Microbiology, Virology, Lipid metabolism, obesity research, Cancer Biology, Animal models for research, Biology, Microbiome, Gut Brain Axis, Metabolism

Ricardo

Ricardo

MS candidate

Expertise

Policy, food, nutrition, and education

Shafya

Shafya

PhD

Expertise

Nutrition: nutritional epidemiology, program planning, zero waste kitchen, types of diets such as vegan, vegetarian, Mediterranean, diet during life cycle are few topics of interest. ,

MONICA

MONICA

MPH candidate

Expertise

Public health, holistic health, nutrition, food and food systems, mental health barriers in underrepresented communities, social justice

Austin

Austin

MD candidate

Expertise

Telemedicine, social media in medicine, rare skin diseases, dermatology, nutrition, Pre-Health studies