Summer Research Students

TARDIS will fund selected incoming and 1st year medical students to participate in the existing Summer Research Program . Targeted towards underrepresented minorities, this program offers a competitive stipend as well as near-pear mentoring.

2019 Summer Research Students

Dominique Cooper, MS1
Mentor: Peter Tsai, M.D., Ph.D.
Project: Exploring The Role of Nitrogen Permease Regulator-Like-2 in Focal Epilepsy

Jordan Franklin. MS0
Mentor: Ralph DeBerardinis, M.D., Ph.D.
Project: Identifying Metabolic Anomalies in Pediatric Patients with Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Roberto Gonzalez, MS1
Mentor: Paula Hernandez, Ph.D.
Project: Response of Htra1 to abnormal loading in progression of osteoarthritis