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Nazish JefferyNazish Jeffery
President

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Nazish is a graduate student in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program studying the role of histone H2A variants in normal erythroid maturation.

Jimin HanJimin Han
Vice President

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Jimin is a graduate student in the Cell Biology of Disease program studying the molecular mechanism of vision loss that occurs in Batten disease using a patient-derived hiPSC ​model.

Nicholas BattagliaNicholas Battaglia
Secretary

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Nick is a graduate student in the Immunology, Microbiology, and Virology program studying the anti-tumor immune response following hypo-fractionated and ablative radiotherapy schedules.

Sydney SimpsonSydney Simpson
Treasurer

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Sydney is a graduate student in the Immunology, Microbiology, and Virology program studying platelet interactions with HIV.

Alina DenhamAlina Denham
Deputy Director of Internal Affairs

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Alina is a graduate student in the Health Services Research and Policy program studying use of health care, the opioid epidemic, and Medicaid expansions.

Khang HuynhKhang Huynh
Deputy Director of Community Outreach and Communication

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Khang is a graduate student in the Biomedical Engineering program. His research involves developing imaging tools to assess metabolism in the retina for earlier detection of diseases such as glaucoma and retinal degeneration.

Rebecca LoweryRebecca Lowery
Deputy Director of Development and Coordination

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Rebecca is a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Neuroscience studying neuroimmune mechanisms of synaptic plasticity.