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2014

David Akhavan, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: PDGFRbeta expression as a mode of resistance to EGFR inhibition in Glioblastoma
Mentor: P. Mischel
PhD: Pharmacology
Current Position: Resident, Radiation Oncology
Current Affiliation: City of Hope
Erik Anderson, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Small Molecule Regulation of Alternative Splicing: Characterization of the Cardiotonic Steroid Digitoxin and Identification of BIN1 exon 12a Modulators
Mentor: D. Black
PhD: Molecular Biology-IDP
Current Position: Resident, Radiation Oncology
Current Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Valerie Arboleda, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Molecular Mechanisms in Male Sex Determination
Mentor: E. Vilain
PhD: Human Genetics
Current Position: Resident, Pathology
Current Affiliation: UCLA
John Colby, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Development of human brain connectivity in health and disease
Mentor: E. Sowell
PhD: BioMed
Current Position: Resident, Radiology
Current Affiliation: UCSF
Nathan Hageman, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Diffusion Tensor Imaging Tractography: Methodology, Validation and Clinical Applications
Mentor: Arthur W. Togar
PhD:
Current Position: Resident, Radiology
Current Affiliation: University of Toledo
Omid Kohannim, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Assessing gene effects on the brain and risk for disease with machine learning
Mentor: Paul Thompson
PhD: Biomedical Engineering
Current Position: Resident, Radiology
Current Affiliation: UCLA
Su-Yang Liu, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Effector Functions and Regulation of Host Antiviral Immunity
Mentor: G. Chang
PhD: Microbiology, Immunology, & Molecular Genetics
Current Position: Resident, Pathology
Current Affiliation: UCSF
Alejandro Meruelo, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Computational prediction and analysis of protein structure
Mentor: J. Bowie
PhD: Molecular Biology-IDP
Current Position: Resident, Psychiatry
Current Affiliation: UCSD
Jeffrey Rudie, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Imaging Genetics of Functional and Structural Connectivity in Children with Autism
Mentor: M. Dapretto
PhD: Neuroscience IDP
Current Position: Resident, Radiology
Current Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Ryan Schmidt, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Identification and Characterization of Klf4 Functional Domains in Somatic Cell Reprogramming
Mentor: K. Plath
PhD: Neuroscience IDP
Current Position: Resident, Radiology
Current Affiliation: Brigham & Women's Hospital
Jonathan Young, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Architecture, Dynamics, and Function of the General Stress Response System in B. subtilis
Mentor: M. Elowitz
PhD: Biology
Current Position: Doctoral Student, Intelligent Systems Program
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh - Biomedical Informatics
Jonathan Zuckerman, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Targeting tumors and the kidney with siRNA nanoparticles and evaluation of extracellular microRNA-based methodologies to track their activity
Mentor: M. Davis
PhD: Bioengineering
Current Position: Resident, Pathology
Current Affiliation: UCLA

2013

Kelly Bolton, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: The Genetic Epidemiology of Ovarian Cancer Survival
Mentor: Paul Pharoah
PhD: NIH Ox-Cam
Current Position: Resident, Pediatrics
Current Affiliation: Boston Children's Hospital
Margaret Chang, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Galectin-1 Regulates Dendritic Cell Migration and Immune Function
Mentor: B. Lee
PhD: Cellular & Molecular Pathology
Current Position: Resident, Pediatrics
Current Affiliation: Boston Children's Hospital
Charles Hummel, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Mechanisms of Active Sugar Transport in the Kidney: Biophysical Characterization of Human Sodium/D-glucose Co-Transporters, hSGLT1 and hSGLT2
Mentor: E. Wright
PhD: Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology IDP
Current Position: Resident, OBGYN
Current Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Evan Nair-Gill, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Imaging Hemato-lymphoid Function with Positron Emission Tomography
Mentor: O. Witte
PhD: Pharmacology
Current Position: Resident, Internal Medicine
Current Affiliation: U Texas Southwestern
Vishal Patel
Dissertation title: Neural Connectivity Mapping with Diffusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Mentor: A. Toga
PhD: Biomedical Engineering
Current Position: Resident, Radiology
Current Affiliation: UCLA
John Phillips, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Biological activity of a Py-Im polyamide androgen receptor antagonist
Mentor: Peter B. Dervan
PhD: Biochemistry
Current Position: Postdoc - Fellow
Current Affiliation: Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, UCLA
Bahram Razani, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: NonCanonical NF-kB Signaling Is Regulated Through IKKa-Mediated Feedback phosphorylation of NIK
Mentor: G. Cheng
PhD: Microbiology, Immunology, & Molecular Genetics
Current Position: Resident, Dermatology
Current Affiliation: UCSF
Ezra Rosen, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Functional Genomic Studies of Progranulin Deficiency
Mentor: D. Geschwind
PhD: Neuroscience IDP
Current Position: Resident, Adult Neuology
Current Affiliation: Columbia University
Besim Uzgil, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Activity-dependent CRTC1 signaling during long-lasting synaptic plasticity
Mentor: K. Martin
PhD: Neuroscience IDP
Current Position: Resident, Child Neurology
Current Affiliation: UCSF
David Van Valen
Dissertation title: A single-molecule Hershey-Chase experiment
Mentor: R. Philips
PhD: Engineering
Current Position: Resident, Internal Medicine
Current Affiliation: Stanford University
Ghiam Yamin, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Characteization of diagnostic agents, self-assembly inhibitors, and hippocampal transcriptional changes specific to amyloid Beta-protein assemblies linked to Alzheimer's disease
Mentor: D. Teplow
PhD: Neuroscience-IDP
Current Position: Resident, Radiology
Current Affiliation: UCSD

2012

Allen Ardestani, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Electrophysiology and Hemodynamics of Memory Networks
Mentor: J. Fuster
PhD: Neuroscience-IDP
Current Position: Physician - Diagnostic Radiology
Current Affiliation: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center / UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica
Christopher Crowley, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Structural Studies of the Propanediol-Utilizing Microcompartment of Salmonella enterica
Mentor: T. Yeats
PhD: Molecular Biology-IDP
Current Position: Associate Physician - Dermatology
Current Affiliation: UC San Diego, School of Medicine
Tova Fuller, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Novel Methods and Apllications of Weighted Gene Coexpression Network Analysis
Mentor: S. Horvan
PhD: Human Genetics
Current Position: Resident
Current Affiliation: Venice, CA.
Julia (Goodnough) Ramos
Dissertation title: Hepcidin suppression by growth factors: pathways and mechanisms
Mentor: T. Ganz
PhD: Cellular & Molecular Pathology
Current Position: Clinical Fellow in Hematology Oncology
Current Affiliation: UC San Francisco School of Medicine
Steven Jonas, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Chemically Defined Platforms for Culturing Pluripotent Stem Cells
Mentor: B. Dunn
PhD: Mathematical Sciences
Current Position: Clinical Fellow in Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Current Affiliation: UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry
Jessica Rexach, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Advances toward Understanding Neuronal Protein O-GlcNAc Glycosylation
Mentor: LH. Wilson / Y. Sun
PhD: Neuroscience-IDP
Current Position: Neurogenetics Fellow
Current Affiliation: UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine - Neurology
Caroline W. Sham, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Programmed Cell Death-1 Ligation: A Novel Signal Regulating Development and Apoptosis of Retinal Ganglion Cells
Mentor: J. Braun
PhD: Cellular & Molecular Pathology
Current Position: Ophthalmologist
Current Affiliation: Vanderbilt Eye Institute
Ophir Vermesh, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Integrated Platforms for Fast, Multpexed Cancer Biomarker Assays: Towards Stratification of Patients with Glioblastoma Muiltiformi
Mentor: J. Heath
PhD:
Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar - Department of Radiolgoy
Current Affiliation: Stanford University
Kellen Winden, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Systems level analysis of neuronal transcriptome organization and transcriptional dysregulation in epilepsy
Mentor: D. Geschwind
PhD: Neuroscience-IDP
Current Position: Clinical Fellow, Neurology
Current Affiliation: Boston Children's Hospital
David D. Wu, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Transfer of biological information through physical forces
Mentor: Scott Frasier / Rob Phillips
PhD: Bioengineering, Caltech
Current Position: Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Current Affiliation: University of Chicago

2011

Mark W. Dodson, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Pink1 and LRRK2: two pathways to Parkinson's disease
Mentor: M. Guo
PhD:
Current Position: Adjunct Professor, Internal Medicine
Current Affiliation: University of Utah School of Medicine
Matthew J. Frank, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Role for Sprouty2 in human and mouse lymphoma
Mentor: Mike Teitell
PhD:
Current Position: Clinical Fellow, Oncology
Current Affiliation: Stanford University School of Medicine
Brent M. Kious, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Evidentiary account of consent's moral significance
Mentor: Barbara Herman
PhD: Philosophy
Current Position: Adult Psychiatrist
Current Affiliation: University of Utah Health Care
Stacey Maskarinec, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Engineering protein-based biomaterials with biological mechanical cues to direct cellular behavior
Mentor: D. Tirrel
PhD:
Current Position: Clinical Fellow, Infectious Disease
Current Affiliation: Duke Univeristy Medical Center
Patricio Riquelme, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Prospective isolation, characterization, and comparison of adult neural stem cells from the spinal cord and subventicular
Mentor: Fiona Doestsch
PhD:
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Medicine
Current Affiliation: OHSU School of Medicine - Clinical & Medicine Teaching Hospitalist Services
Ramin Salehi-Rad, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Total synthesis of Auripyrones A and B
Mentor: Michael Jung
PhD:
Current Position: Clinical Instructor
Current Affiliation: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Carrie Shilyansky, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Increased inhibition within frontal corticostriatal networks underlies working memory impairments in a mouse model of neurofibromatosis type 1
Mentor: Alcino Silva
PhD: Neuroscience
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow/House Staff - Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Current Affiliation: Stanford University
Willie O. Siu, MD, PhD
Dissertation title:
Mentor: NIH - Simon Gordon
PhD:
Current Position: Clinical Instructor
Current Affiliation: NYU School of Medicine - Dept. of Psychiatry
Adam Sperling, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Function of the histone H3 N terminal tail in the formation of heterochromatin in the budding yest, Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Mentor: Michael Grunstein
PhD:
Current Position: Postdoc Fellow
Current Affiliation: Brigham and Womens Hospital

2010

Vikram C. Anand, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Identification and characterization of factors involved in the AP-3 dependent protein transport pathway of Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Mentor: Joaquin Fuster
PhD:
Current Position: Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialists
Current Affiliation: Cedar-Sinai Medical Center
Julie (Kate Julie) Baicy, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Abnormalities in negative emotion response and regulation associated with methamphetamine dependence.
Mentor: Edythe London
PhD:
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Current Affiliation: NYU Langone Medical Center - Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Jimmy Donkor, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Biochemical and physiological characterization of lipin family members
Mentor: Karen Reue
PhD: Human Genetics
Current Position: Physician, Emergency Medicine
Current Affiliation: Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, CA
Jennifer Fulcher, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Novel galectin-1 functions at the host-pathogen interface : interactions with Nipah virus envelope glycoproteins and multifunctional roles in dendritic cell activation and development
Mentor: Benhur Lee
PhD: Biology
Current Position: Clinical Fellow, Infectious Diseases
Current Affiliation: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
Asha Iyer, MD, PhD
Dissertation title:
Mentor: Richard A. Anderson
PhD:
Current Position: Resident in Neurosurgery
Current Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Vaibhav A. Medhekar, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Functional and Immunoprotective Properties of Bordetella Bsp22 & Functional Analysis of Chromosomal Diversity-Generating Retroelements
Mentor: Jeffery F. Miller
PhD:
Current Position: Physician, Internal Medicine
Current Affiliation: Brown & Toland Physicians, Sutter Health
Arash Shahangian, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Influenza-induced type I interferons sensitize hosts to secondary pneumococcal pneumonia 
Mentor: Genhong Cheng
PhD: Microbiology, Immunology, & Molecular Genetics
Current Position: Head & Neck Surgery Resident
Current Affiliation: Stanford Medical Center
Adam Smith, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Computational Investigations of Enzyme Catalysis, Design, and Conformational Aspects of Drug-Target Interactions
Mentor: Kenneth Houk
PhD:
Current Position: Cancer - Radiation Oncologist, Cancer Specialist
Current Affiliation: Reading Health System, McGlinn Cancer Institute, West Reading, PA
Jason Tarpley, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Neural substrates mediating the learning and performance of fear
Mentor: Tad Blair
PhD:
Current Position: Director of Stroke and Neurovascular Center, Stroke Neurologist, Vascular Neurology / Clinical Lead
Current Affiliation: Providence St. John's Health Center / Providence’s system-wide Clinical Stroke Research

2009

Rajan P. Kulkarni, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Mechanics of the Cytoskeleton: Examining the Dynamics of Cytoplasmic Transport through Fluorescence Microscopy
Mentor: Scott E. Frasier
PhD: Biochemistry
Current Position: Clinical Instructor, Dept. of Medicine, Dermatology
Current Affiliation: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Esther Melamed, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Genome-wide analysis of sex chromosome dosage compensation in birds
Mentor: Arthur Arnold
PhD: Neuroscience-IDP
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Current Affiliation: Department of Neurology, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin
Nicholas Nickols
Dissertation title: Conrolling gene expression with DNA binding polyamides
Mentor: Peter B. Dervan
PhD:
Current Position: Asst. Professor in Residence
Current Affiliation: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center - Radiation Oncology
Calvin T. Yang, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Recording locomotor neural ensemble activity using 3-D microprobe arrays and the development of a flexible planar array for recording spinal small-field cord-dorsum potentials
Mentor: Jack Judy
PhD:
Current Position: Psychiatrist
Current Affiliation: Clarity Mental Health

2008

Bede Broome, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Population Coding and Reconstruction of Complex Odor Stimuli in the Locust Olfactory System
Mentor: Gilles Laurent
PhD: Neuroscience
Current Position: Recuiting lead
Current Affiliation: McKinsey & Co. the New York consultancy Hospital & Healthcare
Arthur Chou, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Pesticides & Proteasome Inhibition in Neurodegeneration Associated with Parkinson's Disease
Mentor: Jeff Bronstein
PhD:
Current Position: Neurosurgeon
Current Affiliation: Arthur Po-Fei Chou MD Inc.
Nima Gharavi, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Signaling mechanisms regulating activation of human endothelial cells by oxidized phospholipids and their modulation by high-density lipoprotein
Mentor: Judith A. Berliner
PhD:
Current Position: Director, Dermatologic Surgery & Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Current Affiliation: Cedars-Sinai Medical Group
Supriya Saha, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: The regulation of type 1 interferons during bacterial and viral infection
Mentor: Genhong Chen
PhD:
Current Position: Assitant Member/Medical Oncologist
Current Affiliation: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Jennifer Salstrom, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Trans effects in X-inactivation
Mentor: York Marahrens
PhD: Human Genetics
Current Position: Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Hematology
Current Affiliation: University of Colorado School of Medicine-Children's Hospital Colorado
Eric Zollars, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Force field studies in protein design
Mentor: Stephen Mayo
PhD: Biophysics & Molecular Biochemistry
Current Position: Asst. Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology
Current Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina

2007

Michael Burgess, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: BCR-ABL mutations conferring small molecule inhibitor resistance reveal the role of kinase conformation in resistance and demonstrate altered biological fitness
Mentor: Charles Sawyers
PhD: Molecular Biology
Current Position: Assistant Clinical Professor
Current Affiliation: UCSF School of Medicine
Joseph Hernandez, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: T cells, Glycosylation and Death
Mentor: Linda Braum
PhD: Immunology
Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Immunology and Allergy
Current Affiliation: Stanford University
Thomas H. Leung, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Specificity within the NF-kB family of transcription factors
Mentor: David Baltimore
PhD: Biology
Current Position: Assistant Professor - Dermatology
Current Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Robert Moccia, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Regulation of gene expression by synaptic activation during neuronal plasticity
Mentor: Kelsey Martin
PhD:
Current Position: Associate - Dept. of Stem Cell & Renegenerative Biology
Current Affiliation: Harvard University
Gagik Oganesyan, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Regulation of innate and adaptive immune responses through toll-like receptor activation
Mentor: Genhong Cheng
PhD:
Current Position: Dermatologist
Current Affiliation: Mohs Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center
Matthew D. Solomon, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Effect of cost-sharing on the utilization of prescription drugs for chronically ill patients
Mentor: Jose Escarce
PhD:
Current Position: Cardiologist
Current Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente - Oakland Medical Center/Richmond Medical Center

2006

Kyle A. Bernheim, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Functional and structural magnetic resonance imaging of humans and macaques
Mentor: Richard A. Anderson
PhD:
Current Position: Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
Current Affiliation: Vista Del Mar Family Services/Cedars Sinai Medical Center and Trilliam Family Service, Corvallis, Oregon
Jeffrey E. Gotts, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Mechanisms of subventricular zone expansion after focal cortical ischemic injury
Mentor: Marie-Francoise Chesselet
PhD: Neuroscience
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Current Affiliation: UC San Francisco
Houman D. Hemmati, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Neural stem and progenitor cells in cancer and development
Mentor: Marianne Bronner-Fraser
PhD: Biology
Current Position: Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer
Current Affiliation: Levation Pharma in Beverly Hills, CA.
Jason N. Itri, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Circadian regulation of synaptic and intrinsic membrane currents in pacemaker neurons of the mouse suprachiasmatic nucleus
Mentor: Chris S. Colwell
PhD: Neuroscience-IDP
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Radiology and Medical Imaging
Current Affiliation: University of Virginia
Carrie Marder, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Differential effects of short- and long-term plasticity on cell firing : experimental and theoretical analyses of excitatory-inhibitory dynamics in CA1
Mentor: Dean V. Buonomano
PhD: Neuroscience
Current Position: Neuro Radiologist
Current Affiliation: SimonMed Imaging
Meghan O'Neil, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Modeling human methamphetamine exposure in the rodent: Effects upon the striatal dopamine system
Mentor: William P. Melega
PhD: Neuroscience-IDP
Current Position: Psychiatrist
Current Affiliation: Portland Pshycho Therapy Clinic
Jack Phan, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: The role of lipin as a modulator of adiposity and energy homeostasis : insights from the fatty liver dystrophy mouse
Mentor: Karen Reue
PhD: Human Genetics
Current Position: Asst. Professor, Dept. of Radiation Oncology
Current Affiliation: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
David E. Rex, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Structured and automated analysis techniques for morphometric mapping of the human brain
Mentor: Arthur W. Troga
PhD: Neuroscience-IDP
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Current Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mouhsin Shafi, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Working memory: Patterns, Variability and Computational Modeling
Mentor: Joaquin M. Fuster
PhD: Neuroscience
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Neurology
Current Affiliation: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Neurology
Belinda H. Tan, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Host Defense Against Intracellular Pathogens
Mentor: Robert L. Modlin
PhD: Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics
Current Position: Dermatologist/Assistant Clinical Professor/Co Founder & Chief Medical Officer
Current Affiliation: Good Dermatology/Harbor-UCLA Medical Center/Science 37
Rene J. Trabanino, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Exploring the molecular mechanism for color distinction in humans
Mentor: William A. Goddard
PhD:
Current Position: Family Medicine Clinician
Current Affiliation: California Family Care Foshay
Sagar A. Vaidya, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Type I interferons: Expanding roles in biodefense
Mentor: Genhong Cheng
PhD: Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics
Current Position: Senior Medical Director, Clinical Development Leader for Gene and Cell Therapies
Current Affiliation: Sangamo Therapeutics Inc.
Derek Welsbie, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Targeting Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer by Inhibition of the Androgen Receptor
Mentor: Charles L. Sawyers
PhD: Molecular Biology
Current Position: Ophthalmalogist/Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Current Affiliation: Shiley Eye Institute, UC San Diego Health
Christopher E. Woods, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Impaired Excitation - Contraction Coupling in the mdx Mouse, a Model of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Mentor: Julio L. Vergara
PhD: Neuroscience
Current Position: Cardiologist
Current Affiliation: Sutter Health Palo Alto Medical Foundation

2005

James P. Howard, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Analysis of cis and trans acting endocytosis factors in S. cerevisiae
Mentor: Gregory Payne
PhD: Biological Chemistry
Current Position: Assistant Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics
Current Affiliation: UCSF School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Steven A. Kushner, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Presynaptic plasticity modulates memory formation function
Mentor: Alcino J. Silva
PhD:
Current Position: Psychiatrist
Current Affiliation: New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia Univ.
Sameer A. Sheth, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Coupling between neuronal activity and functional hemodynamic responses
Mentor: Arthur W. Toga
PhD:
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Current Affiliation: Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital
Marc Suchard, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Model building and selection in Bayesian phylogenetic reconstruction
Mentor: Janet Sinsheimer
PhD: Biomathematics
Current Position: Professor of Biostatistics, Biomathematics and of Human Genetics
Current Affiliation: UCLA School of Public Health and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Peter Tsai, MD, PhD
Dissertation title: Stromal-mediated thymic development: Roles of FoxN1, BMP4 and FGF7
Mentor: Hong Wu
PhD:
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics, Neuroscience, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry
Current Affiliation: UT Southwestern Medical Center