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

Ana

Ana

MS candidate

Expertise

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

Kathy

Kathy

MPH candidate

Expertise

Public Health, evolution, biology, sexual and reproductive health, women's rights

Jacquelyn

Jacquelyn

PhD

Expertise

The influence of stress and emotions on health; platonic and romantic relationships; developmental psychology; health and well-being across the lifespan; coping and emotion regulation

Michael

Michael

MD candidate

Expertise

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

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

Evan

Evan

None candidate

Expertise

Data Science, Machine Learning, Bioinformatics, and Public Health

Eugenia

Eugenia

Expertise

medicine, public health

Riya

Riya

DMD candidate

Expertise

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

Jeliyah

Jeliyah

PhD candidate

Expertise

Environmental health, toxicology, biology, and epidemiology

Adrienne

Adrienne

PhD candidate

Expertise

Sequencing technologies to profile infection, Protein structure and dynamics, Health policies

Kara

Kara

MPH candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience, Psychology, Public Health, Epidemiology, Research Methods

Esther

Esther

PhD candidate

Expertise

Public Health, Epidemiology, Mixed methods (Quantitative and Qualitative)

Nicholas

Nicholas

PhD

Expertise

Aging and aging-related diseases; epidemiology; Alzheimer's disease and related dementia; frailty; cognitive decline

Hanan

Hanan

MD/PhD candidate

Expertise

Genome editing, genetics, Biology, Biomedical science, human sciences, genome editing

Derek

Derek

MPH

Expertise

Statistics, Data Visualization, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Public Health

jacqueline

jacqueline

MPH candidate

Expertise

Clinical research, specifically pediatric cardiology, rare genetics, addiction, and social determinants of health. Also Spanish literature

Jayson

Jayson

PhD candidate

Expertise

Environmental science, public health, environmental health, policy, environmental engineering

Zoie

Zoie

MPH candidate

Expertise

Health disparities and social determinants of health (public health), mindfulness, mental health and stress, psychology of addictions, human physiology, medicine, philanthropy/non-profit work

Jacqueline

Jacqueline

PhD candidate

Expertise

sensory neuroscience (somatosensation), tactile hypersensitivity, social isolation, internal states, stress, anxiety

Rachel

Rachel

PhD

Expertise

refugee health diplomacy and policy, Middle East and North Africa