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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.

Psychiatry
Roula

Roula

MD candidate

Expertise

psychology, biology, public health, social sciences, biochemistry

Bailey

Bailey

PhD candidate

Expertise

My research focuses on the neurobiological, behavioral, and environmental factors that influence the development of psychiatric illness.

Kia

Kia

MD

Expertise

Psychiatry, nutritional science, Creative Writing

Oluwaseyi

Oluwaseyi

MD

Expertise

mental health, psychiatry, public health, health disparities, health inequity, medicine, reproductive health, maternal health,

Nathan

Nathan

MD/MBA

Expertise

mental health, wellness, digital health/technology, business models, public health

Kristina

Kristina

MA candidate

Expertise

Anything involving the mind, brain, and behavior

Andrea (Andi)

Andrea (Andi)

MS candidate

Expertise

Psychology, Public Health, Child Development [atypical or typical development], Family Dynamics, mental health

Leah

Leah

PhD

Expertise

Behavioral neuroscience and neurobiology of psychiatric illnesses

Chris

Chris

MD

Expertise

Psychiatry, Medicine, Business/Consulting

Jianna

Jianna

MD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience-Systems & Circuits, Medicine, Social Neuroscienc

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

MD candidate

Expertise

Inorganic Chemistry, Neurobiology, Neuroscience of fear and attachment, Psychopathology, Psychology

Benjamin

Benjamin

PhD candidate

Expertise

Clinical Psychology, Mental Health Equity, Clinical Decision Making

Cassie

Cassie

MA/PHD candidate

Expertise

Psychology, Public Health, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Neurodevelopment Disabilities, Access to Mental Health Services

Phil

Phil

PhD candidate

Expertise

affective neuroscience; fear and decision making; development; clinical and computational perspectives

Armin

Armin

MD candidate

Expertise

Any science project!

Clara

Clara

PhD candidate

Expertise

neuroscience, molecular biology, psychiatry, essay writing

Stephanie

Stephanie

PhD candidate

Expertise

Clinical Neuroscience; Applications of Neuroimaging; The Emotional Human Brain: Integrating Neuroscience and Psychology

Jared

Jared

PhD candidate

Expertise

Parkinson's disease, neurodegeneration, neuroimmunology, psychiatric features of neurodegenerative disease.

Jhah

Jhah

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuropsychiatric disorders, neurodevelopment disorders, neurodegeneration

Rosa

Rosa

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience, Biology