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Solomon Abiola
Solomon Abiola

Research Interest:
Novel applications of technology towards preventive health using techniques from big data and artificial intelligence
 Alcántara Sanchez
Lisette  Alcántara Sanchez

Research Interest:
Translating research evidence into pragmatic strategies to improve prevention, detection, and management of HIV and TB in a global health setting.
Naemah  Alkhars

Research Interest:
Maternal influence on infants at high risk for severe early childhood caries.
Hala Awad
Hala Awad
Third Year

Research Interest:
Using pharmacogenetics as a tool for personalized medicine in lymphoma patients. Improving lymphoma patient outcomes via understanding practices and clinical studies aiming to establish efficacy and safety for novel medication, drug delivery systems, regimens, and therapeutic options for patients with relapsing or refractory lymphoma.
Jack Chang
Jack Chang

Research Interest:
Electronic heath record (EHR) based phenotyping on narrative content using natural language processing (NLP) to generate computable forms.
Zachary Christensen
Zachary Christensen, BS

Research Interest:

Identifying brain imaging biomarkers of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and its neurocognitive correlates

David Fraser
David Fraser, DDS

Research Interest:
Synthetic hydrogels for periodontal tissue engineering
Brittany Greco
Brittany Greco
No Affiliation

Research Interest:
Analytic clinical researcher with interest in using data modeling to identify and improve inefficiencies of clinical trial operations.
Michelle Koplitz
Michelle Koplitz
Third Year

Research Interest:
Understanding how frameworks of disability employed in Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) systems affect health outcomes in Deaf children.
John Martinez
John Martinez
Third Year

Research Interest:
Bone metabolism at the cellular level, and cellular aging.
Hannah Murphy
Hannah Murphy

Research Interest:
Understanding how prenatal exposures and stressors affect maternal and child health.
 Narvaez Miranda
Janiret  Narvaez Miranda

Research Interest:
Contribution of enteric virome to the development of allergies in urban Rochester communities and rural Old Order Mennonites.
Raven Osborn
Raven Osborn

Research Interest:

Using Applications of Network Theory to Understand How SARS-CoV-2 Evades the Innate Immune System

Zahira Quinones Tavarez
Zahira Quinones Tavarez

Research Interest:
Effects of electronic cigarette flavorings on the interplay between the respiratory microbiome and innate immunity, and how that translates into health and disease.
Molly Reilly
Molly Reilly
First Year
Rubens Sautchuk, Jr.
Rubens Sautchuk, Jr., D.D.S., Ph.D.
No Affiliation

Research Interest:

Studying the mitochondrial function and Cyclophilin D regulation on the biology of bone development in general and alveolar bone development, in particular.

Jishyra Serrano
Jishyra Serrano

Research Interest:
Prenatal immunological and stress factors associated with childhood development
Hangchuan Shi
Hangchuan Shi

Research Interest:
Using population-based datasets to explore the association between e-cigarettes and disease outcomes (e.g., cardiovascular disease, pulmonary disease, cancer, etc.).
Velia Vizcarra
Velia Vizcarra

Research Interest:

Circadian control of brain blood barrier permeability in homeostatic and pathological states.