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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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Omar

Omar

MD candidate

Expertise

Use of Technology in Medicine and Surgery

Alexander

Alexander

MD candidate

Expertise

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

Agastya

Agastya

MD candidate

Expertise

Social Sciences, Clinical Research, Biology, Anthropology

Gabriela

Gabriela

DVM

Expertise

Veterinary medicine, Conservation medicine, Animals, Research paper writing/review, College admissions, Personal development

Daniel

Daniel

MD

Expertise

Medicine, Clinical medicine, Radiology, Interventional radiology, MRI, CT, Ultrasound

Jianna

Jianna

MD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience-Systems & Circuits, Medicine, Social Neuroscienc

Sravani

Sravani

PhD

Expertise

Neuroscience, neural engineering, bioengineering, medicine, coding

Evelyn

Evelyn

MD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience, Women's Studies, Medicine, Spanish, Quality Improvement Research, Health outcomes research, Oncological Research, Health disparities research

Joseph

Joseph

MD

Expertise

medicine (radiology) and interplay with data science, beginner coding projects for those with an interest in medicine and looking to gain experience in the publication process.

Will

Will

MD candidate

Expertise

I love helping students conduct medical research. My passions are cardiology and gastroenterology, and I have helped students perform research across many fields!

Omar

Omar

Doctorate of Medicine

Expertise

Medicine, Surgery and Chemistry

Michael

Michael

MD

Expertise

Neuroscience, Neuroanatomy, Microbiology, Cellular Biology, Genetics and Genomics, Cancer Biology, Medicine

Aaron

Aaron

PhD

Expertise

designing a product and developing it as a business, kinesiology and animal movement, bio-inspired design in engineering, biological engineering, computer science with a focus on UI/UX design, user-centered design, human anatomy, animal anatomy, digital design for 3D printing, digital design for 3D animation, 3D interactive web design and programming, developing a business model for a small business or startup, surgery with a focus on anatomy

Riya

Riya

DMD candidate

Expertise

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

Armin

Armin

MD candidate

Expertise

Any science project!

Brandon

Brandon

MD candidate

Expertise

Clinical medicine of all topics, ophthalmology, oncology, cardiology, pulmonology

Blerona

Blerona

MD

Expertise

Microbiology, Endocrinology, Pharmacology, Cardiology, Pain management,

Grant

Grant

MD candidate

Expertise

Surgical techniques and outcomes, healthcare economics/cost-effectiveness models, medicine, neuroscience, economics

Subhradeep

Subhradeep

MD

Expertise

Anesthesia

Natalie

Natalie

MD candidate

Expertise

Global health, human physiology, biology, neuroscience, neurobiology, medicine, surgery