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

Lucy

Lucy

PhD candidate

Expertise

Clinical Psychology, Childhood Adversity, Language and Executive Function Development, Neural Development

Alex

Alex

MD candidate

Expertise

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

Katie

Katie

MPA candidate

Expertise

History, English, Psychology, Environmental Science/Studies, Political Science

Jada

Jada

PhD candidate

Expertise

Clinical psychology, Sexuality, Racial and Gender Discrimination, Mental Health, Social Justice Issues, Maternal Psychology,

Brianna

Brianna

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience, Machine Learning, Artificial Neural Networks, Neural Modeling, Philosophy of Neuroscience

Matthew

Matthew

PhD

Expertise

Learning and memory, behavioral neuroscience, neurobiology of disease, synaptic plasticity

Hayley

Hayley

MA candidate

Expertise

forensic psychology, general psychology, and cognitive psychology

Gabriela

Gabriela

PhD candidate

Expertise

Behavioral Neuroscience, Dopamine, Reward and Aversive Processing, Neural Recording, Drug Abuse, Chronic Pain

Carlene

Carlene

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience (behavior, memory, motivation); Psychology (mental illness, stress, consciousness); Biology (molecular, genetics)

Laura

Laura

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience, Neurodegenerative diseases, Psychology, Cancer biology, Cancer therapeutics, Cellular & Molecular Biology, Scientific communication

Ana

Ana

MS candidate

Expertise

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

Jenna

Jenna

MA

Expertise

Adolescence, Parent-Child Relationships, Marriage and Family Life, Mental Health, Business, Accounting, Adolescent Mental Health, Family Dynamics, Counselling, Behavioural Therapy, CBT

Victoria

Victoria

PhD candidate

Expertise

Counseling/clinical psychology

Nkatha

Nkatha

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience of compulsive disorder, behavioral neuroscience, neurodegeneration

Sandra

Sandra

PhD candidate

Expertise

Social Justice Issues, Psychology, Identity Development, Eating Disorders, Mental Health, Latin American Studies, Spanish, Developmental Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Career Psychology

Amy

Amy

M.D.

Expertise

Psychiatry, medicine, biology, nutrition

Jazmin

Jazmin

PhD

Expertise

neuropsychology, psychology, neuroscience, neuroanatomy, personality psychology, health behavior change, public health, brain tumors, concussions,

Tatiana

Tatiana

PhD

Expertise

Community psychology, social policy, statistics, quantitative and qualitative research

Kyle

Kyle

PhD

Expertise

Neuroscience of addiction and mental illness, genetic and epigenetic mechanisms in the brain, pharmaceuticals and pharmacology

Rachael

Rachael

MA

Expertise

Political Science and Sociology, Science and Technology Policy, Poverty and Inequality Studies