Undergraduate Fellows

Cultivating Health and Aging Researchers by Integrating Science, Medicine & Aging (CHARISMA) | Collegiate Translational Medicine Program (CTMP)  CHeSS is proud to support over 20 undergraduate fellows who are affiliated with the Center’s various training programs. Learn more about each of our undergraduate fellows below.

 

Cultivating Health and Aging Researchers by Integrating Science, Medicine & Aging (CHARISMA)

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Yaa Asante

Yaa Asante

Third Year, University of Chicago

yasante@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Psychology
Minor(s): Biology
Hometown: Silver Spring, Maryland
Program Mentor: Alexandra Tate, PhD

Mahnoor Baig

Mahnoor Baig

Third Year, University of Illinois at Chicago

mjbaig2@uic.edu
Major(s): Biological Sciences
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Program Mentor: Maylyn Martinez, MD

EJ Beck

EJ Beck

Second Year, University of Chicago

ejbeck@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Creative Writing
Hometown: Long Island, New York
Program Mentor: Jayant Pinto, MD

Matthew Carlson

Matthew Carlson

Fourth Year, University of Chicago

msc.group@live.com
Major(s): Biology
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
Program Mentor: Micah Prochaska, MD

Alan Gonzalez

Alan Gonzalez

Second Year, University of Chicago

alanglz@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Neuroscience
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
Daniel Ibarra

Daniel Ibarra

Third Year, University of Illinois at Chicago

dibarr4@uic.edu
Major(s): Applied Psychology
Minor(s): Spanish for the Professions – Medicine & Biological Sciences (Pre-Health)
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Program Mentor: Maylyn Martinez, MD

Stephanie Kacius

Stephanie Kacius

Second Year, Loyola University Chicago

skacius@luc.edu
Major(s): Neuroscience (Molecular & Cellular)
Hometown: Northfield, Illinois
Program Mentor: Jayant Pinto, MD

Natasha Martinez Alvardo

Natasha Martinez Alvardo

Third Year, University of Chicago

natasha1fma@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Neuroscience, Psychology
Hometown: San Francisco, California
Program Mentor: Jayant Pinto, MD

Brianna McCants

Brianna McCants

Second Year, DePaul university

bmccants@mail.depaul.edu
Major(s): Health Sciences, DM Biochemistry
Hometown: Dolton, Illinois
Program Mentor: Alexandra Tate, PhD

Autumn Moore

Autumn Moore

Fourth Year, University of Chicago

amoore4924@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Biology
Minor(s): Health and Society
Hometown: Rochester, Michigan
Program Mentor: Micah Prochaska, MD

Jovany Soto

Jovany Soto

Third Year, Illinois Institute of Technology

jsoto14@hawk.iit.edu
Major(s): Biomedical Engineering
Hometown: Orland Park, Illinois
Program Mentor: Megan Huisingh-Scheetz, MD

Amelia Wrigley

Amelia Wrigley

Second Year, University of Illinois at Chicago

ameliagwrigley@gmail.com
Major(s): Integrated Health Sciences
Hometown: Montpelier, Vermont
Program Mentor: Alexandra Tate, PhD

 

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Niser Babiker

Niser Babiker

Second Year, University of Chicago

nbabiker@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Neuroscience
Minor(s): Molecular Engineering
Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona
Program Mentor: Megan Huisingh-Scheetz, MD

Julianna Bianco

Julianna Bianco

Third Year, University of Chicago

jnb@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Biological Sciences (Global Health)
Minor(s): Health and Society
Hometown: Syosset, New York
Program Mentor: Fredric Coe, MD

Asia Carey

Asia Carey

First Year, University of Chicago

adcarey@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Biology & Psychology
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Program Mentor: Micah Prochaska, MD

Francesca Chu

Francesca Chu

Third Year, University of Chicago

francescachu@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Mathematics and Biological Sciences
Hometown: Ithaca, New York
Program Mentor: Fredric Coe, MD

Leo Diamond

Leo Diamond

Second Year, University of Chicago

leodiamond425@uchicago.edu
Major(s): English Language and Literature
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Program Mentor: Arlene Chapman, MD

Alex Hayward

Alex Hayward

Third Year, University of Chicago

alhayward@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Molecular Engineering (Bioengineering)
Minor(s): Data Science
Hometown: Mount Kisco, New York
Program Mentor: Arlene Chapman, MD

Rena Li

Rena Li

Second Year, University of Chicago

renali7@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Economics
Hometown: Scarsdale, New York
Program Mentor: Shyam Prabhakar, MD MS

Jillian Llamas

Jillian Llamas

Third Year, University of Chicago

jillamas@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Biological Sciences
Hometown: Meridian, Idaho
Program Mentor: Micah Prochaska, MD

Ruxandra Nicolae

Ruxandra Nicolae

Third Year, University of Chicago

ruxandran@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Computer Science
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Program Mentor: Peter O’Donnell, MD

Emily Smith

Emily Smith

Third Year, University of Chicago

emilyksmith@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Biology
Minor(s): Spanish
Hometown: Potomac, Maryland
Program Mentor: Peter O’Donnell, MD

Alvin Zhang

Alvin Zhang

Second Year, University of Chicago

alvinz@uchicago.edu
Major(s): Biology
Hometown: San Ramon, California
Program Mentor: Shyam Prabhakar, MD MS