First-Year Medical Students: M.D./Ph.D. Program 

Kevin Jiang

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Mohamed Ryan Kady

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Joshua Anthony Keefe

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Ishika Islam Khondaker

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Malcolm McDonald

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Emily Jean-Young Park

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Rafael Polo Prieto

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Juan Carlos Ramirez

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Suruchi Salgar

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Apoorva Thatavarty

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Second-Year Medical Students: M.D./Ph.D. Program 

Erik David Anderson

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Phillip Mathew Burkhardt

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Kevin Son Ho

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Venkata Soumith Jonnakuti

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Alexander Lu

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Christina Magyar

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Yajur Naman Maker

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Juan Manuel Romero

Medical Student

Snigdha Srivastava

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Sarah Marie Waldvogel

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Andrew D Y Yang

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Daniel Ye

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Third-Year Medical Students: M.D./Ph.D. Program 

Joshua Matthew Adams, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Developmental Biology; Mentor: Hamed Jafar-Nejad, MD

Alexandra Leigh Chang-Graham, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Integrative Molecular and Biomedical Science; Mentor: Joseph M. Hyser, Ph.D.

Jason Thomas George, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Bioengineering, Rice University; Mentor: Herbert Levine, Ph.D.

Joanne Ino Hsu, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

PhD mentor: Margaret Goodell, Ph.D.

Gary Liu, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Developmental Biology; Mentor: Benjamin Arenkiel, Ph.D.

Eric Rodolfo Molina, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Bioengineering, Rice University; Mentor: Tony Mikos, Ph.D.

Sonia Gomez Parra, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Bioengineering, Rice University; Mentor: Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D.

Jay M. Patel, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Neuroscience; Mentor: Benjamin Arenkiel, Ph.D.

Valencia Potter

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Developmental Biology; Mentor: Ted Wensel, Ph.D.

Fourth-Year Medical Students: M.D./Ph.D. Program

Callison Edward Alcott, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Developmental Biology; Mentor: Huda Zoghbi, M.D.

Vishwaratn Asthana, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Bioengineering, Rice University; Mentor: Rebekah Drezek, Ph.D.

David Alan Bader, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Molecular & Cellular Biology; Biomedical Ethics; Clinical & Translational Oncology; Tumor Metabolism; Metabolic Imaging…

Derrick Michael Chu, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine; Kjersti Aagaard, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael Cartwright Gundry, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Molecular and Human Genetics; Mentor: Margaret Goodell, Ph.D.

Amanda Michele Koire, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Quantitative and Computational Biosciences; Mentor: Olivier Lichtarge, M.D., Ph.D.

Andrew Laitman, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Structural & Computational Biology & Molecular Biophysics; Mentor: Mirjana Maletic-Savatic, M.D., Ph.D.; Mentor: Zhandong Liu, Ph.D.

Cameron Landers, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine

Heidi Martini-Stoica, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine Program; Basic Science Mentor: Hui Zheng, Ph.D.; Clinical Mentor: Joshua Shulman, M.D./Ph.D.…

Jessica Ellen Messier, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Neuroscience; Mentor: Mingshan Xue, Ph.D.

Amy Elizabeth Pohodich, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Neuroscience; Mentor: Huda Zoghbi, M.D.

Reid Laurence Wilson, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Bioengineering, Rice University; Mentor: Jane Grande-Allen, Ph.D.

Lin Lynn Zhu, Ph.D.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Image-guided radiation therapy; Functional magnetic resonance imaging; Diffusion tensor imaging

First-Year Graduate Students: M.D./Ph.D. Program

Benjamin David Webst Belfort

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Genetics & Genomics; Mentor: TBD

Hilda Lyn Chan

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Immunology and Microbiology; Mentor: TBD

Gandhar Kiran Datar

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Cancer & Cell Biology; Mentor: TBD

Moez Dawood

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Genetics and Genomics; Mentor: TBD

John Thomas Gebert

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Development, Disease Models & Therapeutics; Mentor: TBD

Chiraag Deepak Kapadia

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Cancer & Cell Biology; Mentor: TBD

Mei-Li Laracuente

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Bioengineering, Rice University; Mentor: TBD

Vicki Mercado

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Immunology and Microbiology; Mentor: TBD

Rowland West Pettit

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Quantitative and Computational Biosciences; Mentor: TBD

Kavya Lahari Singampalli

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Bioengineering, Rice University; Mentor: TBD

Nicole Yiran Wang

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Genetics & Genomics; Mentor: TBD

Xueyin Wen

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Genetics & Genomics; Mentor: TBD

Second-Year Graduate Students: M.D./Ph.D. Program

Erin Elizabeth Bolte

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine (TBMM); Mentor: Kjersti Aagaard, MD, PhD

Kali Deans

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine (TBMM); Mentor: Noah Shroyer, PhD

Marcus Alexander Florez

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine (TBMM); Mentor: Katherine King, MD, PhD

Brian Ming-Yi Ho

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Quantitative and Computational Biosciences; Mentor: Charles Lin, PhD

Katie Hogan

Asst, Lab (SMART)

Department: Bioengineering, Rice University; Mentor: Tony Mikos, PhD

Oliver Michael Moore

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Neuroscience; Mentor: Xander Wehren, MD, PhD

David Neal Moorshead

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: TBD; Mentor: TBD

Matthew Penna

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine (TBMM); Mentor: Thomas Cooper, M.D.

Muhammad Shamim

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Bioengineering, Rice University; Mentor: Aviva Aiden, Md, PhD

Timothy Wu

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Molecular and Human Genetics; Mentor: Joshua Shulman, MD, PhD

William Yunlong Yir Wu

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine (TBMM); Mentor: Trey Westbrook, PhD

Linda Zhang

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine (TBMM); Mentor: Margaret Goodell, PhD

Third-Year Graduate Students: M.D./Ph.D. Program

Angelina Serena Bortoletto

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine; Mentor: Ron Parchem, Ph.D

Catherine Clare Bradley

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Molecular & Human Genetics; Mentor: Christophe Herman, Ph.D.

Christopher Asberry Cronkite

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Biochemistry; Mentor: Kimberley Tolias, Ph.D

Angad Jolly

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

•Department: Molecular & Human Genetics; •Mentor: James Lupski, M.D., Ph.D.

Carl Grant Mangleburg

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Molecular & Human Genetics; Mentor: Joshua Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.

Joshua I Rosario Sepulveda

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Structural and Computational Biology and Molecular Biophysics; Mentor: Theodore Wensel, Ph.D.; Mentor: Zhao Wang, Ph.D.

Christopher Sylvester

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Bioengineering, Rice University; Mentor: Jane Grande-Allen, Ph.D.

Brandon Wesley Taylor

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Developmental Biology; Mentor: Olivier Lichtarge, M.D., Ph.D.

Eric Wang

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Department: Neuroscience; Mentor: Andreas Tolias, Ph.D.

Fourth-Year Graduate Students: M.D./Ph.D. Program

Nathan Patrick Achilly

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Developmental Biology; Mentor: Huda Zoghbi, M.D.

Colleen Michelle Brady

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Developmental Biology; Mentor: Mingshan Xue, Ph.D.

Maria Yanqing Chen

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Bioengineering, Rice University; Mentor: Junghae Suh, Ph.D.

Mark Adam Durham

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Developmental Biology; Mentor: Huda Zoghbi, M.D.

Selma Zaki Elsarrag

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Structural and Computational Biology and Molecular Biophysics; Mentor: Charles Lin, Ph.D.

Patrick Joseph Hunt

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Molecular & Human Genetics; Mentor: Benjamin Arenkiel, Ph.D.

Zachary Allen Kadow

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Developmental Biology; Mentor: James Martin, M.D., Ph.D.

Gerry Lynn Koons

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Rice University Bioengineering; Craniofacial surgery; Tissue engineering and biomaterials; Mentor: Antonios G. Mikos, Ph.D.

Michael Lam

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine; Mentor: Jordan Orange, M.D.

Riyad Navroz Seervai

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Mechanisms by which the epigenetic machinery regulates the cytoskeleton; Molecular & Cellular Biology; Mentor: Cheryl Walker, Ph.D.

James B Webb

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Neuroscience; Mentor: Caleb Kemere, Ph.D.

Fifth-Year Graduate Students: M.D./Ph.D. Program

Thomas Michael Burke

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine; Mentor: D. Will Parsons, M.D., Ph.D.; Mentor: Carl Allen, M.D., Ph.D.

Hannah Moore Campbell

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Molecular Physiology and Biophysics; Cardiovascular Sciences; Channelopathies; Mentor: Xander Wehrens, M.D., Ph.D.

Lois Melissa Dodson

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Molecular & Human Genetics; Mentor: Alison Bertuch, M.D., Ph.D.

Julie Anne Tomolonis

Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D./Ph.D.)

Basic Science Mentor: Leonid Metelitsa, M.D., Ph.D.; Clinical Mentor: Heidi Russell, M.D., Ph.D.

Julia Wang

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Developmental Biology; Mentor: Hugo Bellen, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Emma Watson

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Bioengineering, Rice University; Mentor: Tony Mikos, Ph.D.

Advanced Graduate Students: M.D./Ph.D. Program

Peter Nels Kundert

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Molecular and Human Genetics; Mentor: Gadi Shaulsky, Ph.D.

Kristen Michelle Meyer

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Microbiome and Metagenomics

Eric Yang

Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

Bioengineering, Rice University; Mentor: Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D.