Since 2014, over 280 students have served as ambassadors for basic science education in the Discovery Fellows Program.

Current Discovery Fellows

These advanced PhD students were chosen to serve as ambassadors for basic science education based on their leadership potential, excellence in research, community-mindedness, and communications skills.

Cohort X (September 2022)

Ilina Bhaya-Grossman, Bioengineering
Angeline Chemel, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Daphne Chen, Biophysics
Mitchel Cole, Biomedical Sciences
Margaret Colton Cove, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics
Marisa Grams, Neuroscience
Miguel Guardado, Biological and Medical Informatics
Fred Jiang, Neuroscience
Owen Jiang, Biomedical Sciences
Ziad Jowhar, Biomedical Sciences
Claire Kokontis, Tetrad
Jennifer Langen, Neuroscience
Cuyler Luck, Biomedical Sciences
Jesus Madrigal, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Brenda Melano-Gonzales, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics
Camille Moore, Tetrad
Jacquelyn Roger, Biological and Medical Informatics
Caleb Rux, Bioengineering
Berliza Soriano, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
David Sung, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences
Alice Tang, Bioengineering
Vanna Tran, Tetrad
Hailey Wallace, Biophysics

Cohort IX (September 2021)

Francisco Aparicio, Neuroscience
Hersh Bhargava, Biophysics
Elizabeth Bond, Tetrad
Lauren Cech, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics
Gauree Chendke, Bioengineering
Nathan Cho, Tetrad
Cambria Chou-Freed, Biomedical Sciences
Zachary Cutts, Biological and Medical Informatics
Rebecca Fang, Neuroscience
Eliza Gaylord, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Jennifer Guidera, Bioengineering
Amy Guo, Bioengineering
Karissa Hansen, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Erin Huiting, Biomedical Sciences
Ellery Jones, Neuroscience
Jordan Kleinman, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Dianne Laboy-Cintron, Biomedical Sciences
Fredrick Leon, Tetrad
Yaqiao Li, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics
Monique Lillis, Neuroscience
Ali Palla, Tetrad
Tiange (Tony) Qu, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences
Sule Sahin, Bioengineering
Wenqi Shen, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Elizabeth Sisko, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Olivia Teter, Bioengineering
Nicole Tsai, Biomedical Sciences
Regan Volk, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Cameron Wilhite, Neuroscience
Muziyue Wu, Biophysics
Jenny Zhang, Tetrad

Cohort VIII (September 2020)

Saumya Bollam, Biomedical Sciences
Emily Bulger, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Abrar Choudhury, Biomedical Sciences
Emily Connelly, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics
Jessica Cook, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences
Katherine Crawford, Bioengineering
Rhogerry Deshycka, Biomedical Sciences
Haley Gause, Tetrad
Mollie Eva Hansen, Bioengineering
Scott Harris, Neuroscience
Evelyn Hernandez, Tetrad
Matthew Johnson, Biological and Medical Informatics
Dyana Kenanova, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Jose Liboy, Tetrad
Jocelyne Lopez, Tetrad
Harold Marin, Tetrad
Elizabeth McCarthy, Biological and Medical Informatics
Michael Mobaraki, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Katarina Pance, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Gokul Ramadoss, Biomedical Sciences
Christina Stephens, Biophysics
Fei Tan, Bioengineering
Chenyu Wang, Neuroscience
Stephanie Wankowicz, Biophysics
Gina Williams, Neuroscience

See Program alumni or go back to information about the Discovery Program.