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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.

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Nelson

Nelson

PhD

Expertise

mental health; academic persistence; psycho-social interventions; People of Color/BIOPC communities; values setting; career goals

Domonique

Domonique

PhD candidate

Expertise

Social Emotional Learning (SEL), Social Movements, Human Society, Social Relations, Social Work, Teaching, Policy, Human Behavior, Equality, Principles, Methods, Theories, Entrepreneur, Social Justice, Theoretical Frame works, Research Methods

Neal

Neal

MS

Expertise

Machine Learning, Data Science and Analytics, Data Structures and Algorithms, People Management, Computer Vision

Nate

Nate

PhD candidate

Expertise

kinesiology, exercise psychology, cognition, physical education

Karan

Karan

MS

Expertise

Computer Science, Software Development, Data Structures & Algorithms, Computer Architecture, Operating Systems, Embedded Systems, Computer Networking

Andrew

Andrew

MA

Expertise

Data Science & Analytics

Morgan

Morgan

PhD candidate

Expertise

Behavioral genetics, genetic and environmental risk factors for dementia/Alzheimer's Disease, health psychology, biological aging

Jon

Jon

PhD candidate

Expertise

Mechanical engineering, dynamics, physics, biomechanics, assistive devices, device design, machine learning, deep learning, movement disorders, promoting healthy movement

Lindsey

Lindsey

MS candidate

Expertise

Mathematics, Computing

Danielle

Danielle

PhD candidate

Expertise

satellite-based navigation, model-based estimation, Kalman filters, orbital mechanics, Global Positioning System, stochastic processes, probability and statistics, MatLab coding, writing scientific papers (equation-heavy) in LaTeX, creating figures on Adobe Illustrator

Hossein

Hossein

PhD

Expertise

Data Science, Engineer, Statistics, Math, Design Products, engineering design process, user experience design and research, toy design, CAD/3Dprinting, prototyping and rapid manufacturing

Jordan

Jordan

PhD candidate

Expertise

psychology, mental health, trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety

Omar

Omar

MD candidate

Expertise

Use of Technology in Medicine and Surgery

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

PhD candidate

Expertise

Health Disparities, Demography, Computational Methods, Social Networks, Social Media, Social Inequality

Bailey

Bailey

PhD candidate

Expertise

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

Paulina

Paulina

PhD candidate

Expertise

bioinformatics, computational biology

sarah

sarah

PhD candidate

Expertise

cancer biology, biology, genetics

Shivali

Shivali

MD

Expertise

medicine, nutrition, business, psychology, hair loss, statistics/epidemiology

Surabhi

Surabhi

MS

Expertise

Statistics, Mathematics, Data Analysis

Alexander

Alexander

MD candidate

Expertise

Orthopaedic Surgery, DEI, Mentorship, Statistics, Sports Medicine, Sports