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Past and Current Student, scientist, and Research Interns

The Center allows undergraduates, Scientist, and Research Interns of the University of Pennsylvania and other institutions to obtain direct experience in its research activities by sponshorship of student research projects under the auspices of the Benjamin Franklin Scholars Program, the University work study program, and various research cooperative programs.

For those interested in obtaining more information about getting involved with one of the center's research projects, please contact us.


Name School Major
1981
Matthew Kunka Long Island University Psychobiology
Larry Lennox Long Island University Psychobiology
1982
Adil Abdulali University of Pennsylvania Biology
Cheryl O'Rourk Long Island University Psychology
1983
Simone Betchen University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
1984
Michele Alcheh University of Pennsylvania Biology
Shirley Au University of Pennsylvania Chemical Engineering
Joanna Choo University of Pennsylvania Biology
Teresa Flood University of Pennsylvania Engineering
Richard Frye New York University Psychobiology
Mavola Johnson University of Pennsylvania Biology
Bruce Londa University of Pennsylvania Chemical Engineering
Melanie Montemayor University of Pennsylvania Biology
Stephanie Rosen University of Pennsylvania Materials Engineering / Mathematics
Joseph Saleh University of Pennsylvania Psychology
1985
Anjuli Bhattacharjee University of Pennsylvania Biology
Phillip Chen University of Pennsylvania Biology
Theresa Donahue University of Pennsylvania Polyscience
Andrew Jacobs University of Pennsylvania Electrical Engineering / Business
Millicent Khaw University of Pennsylvania Economy
Surindra Mitruka University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Deborah Spencer University of Pennsylvania Education
James Wescott University of Pennsylvania Biochemistry
Gregory Yep University of Pennsylvania Chemistry
1986
Randy Berger University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Tien Doan University of Pennsylvania Electrical Engineering
David Fleece University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Adrew Lede University of Pennsylvania Biology (1996-1997)
Abraham Okorodudu University of Pennsylvania Decision Science
Robert Pelberg University of Pennsylvania Biology
Gary Phillips University of Pennsylvania Biochemistry (1996-1997)
Laureen S. Rogers Long Island University Biology
Khanh Tran University of Pennsylvania Computer Science and Engineering
Georgette Wilson University of Pennsylvania Biology
Bonnie Zietchik University of Pennsylvania Bioengineering
1987
Keith Heier University of Pennsylvania History of Science and Sociology
1988
Peter Li University of Pennsylvania Biology
Seun Oh University of Pennsylvania Chemistry
1990
Christopher Lehrach University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Richard Smith University of Pennsylvania Natural Science / Economics
1991
Jaya Raj University of Pennsylvania Biology
Amanda Merwin Swarthmore College Bioanthropology
1993
Steven Bromley University of Pennsylvania Psychology / English
Jeff Diez University of Pennsylvania Biology
Thanh Huynh University of Pennsylvania Nursing
In Sun Lee University of Pennsylvania Bioengineering
Anne Semwanga University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
1994
Kelsey Armstrong University of Pennsylvania Sociology
Will Chun University of Pennsylvania Biology
Paul Hebhardt University of Pennsylvania Manufacturing Engineering
Allyson Kreshak University of Pennsylvania Biology / Anthropology
Lynda Lee University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Lynda Pham University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Thinesh Sivapatham University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Hong Truong University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Jeff Weiss University of Pennsylvania Pre-Dental
1995
Corrine Alexander University of Pennsylvania English
Michael Chi University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior (1995-1996)
Hye Heo University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior (1995-1996)
Jaekwon Kim University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior (1995-1996)
Avron Marcus University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Samuel McClure University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior (1995-1996)
Monique Mogensen University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
John Park University of Pennsylvania English
Emily Tseng University of Pennsylvania Biomedical Science
1996
Barbra Garia University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior (1996-1997)
Dennis Nguyen University of Pennsylvania Psychology
Stephanie Rosero University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Sinan Turnacioglu University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
1997
Shirley Appiah-Yeboah University of Pennsylvania Anthropology
Julia Berg University of Erlangen-Nurenberg Medicine
Barbara Garcia University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Alexandra Genow University of Erlangen-Nurenberg Medicine
Kathleen Hoffman University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Kendra Hoss University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Grace Huang University of Pennsylvania Engineering
Jennifer Kang University of Pennsylvania Engineering
Nahmah Kim University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Solomon Kim University of Pennsylvania Psychology
Brynne Klasky University of Pennsylvania Psychology
Dina Liebowitz University of Pennsylvania Environmental Studies
Kevin Little University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior (1997-1999)
Erica Liverant University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Oliver Opatz University of Erlangen-Nurenberg Medicine
Ariel Soiffer University of Pennsylvania Biochemistry
Irene Sorokorensky University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
1998
Roberta Harting University of Pennsylvania Human Biology
Kevin Little University of Pennsylvania English
Randall Sell University of Pennsylvania Biology
1999
Tim Connelly University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior (1999-2001)
2000
Silpa Mehra University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Versha Patel University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Krishna Reddy University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior (2000-2001)
2001
John Dean Drexel University Biological Basis of Behavior (2001-2002)
Elizabeth Elson University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Albert Hahm University of Pennsylvania Biology (2001-2002)
Zunera Mirza Bryn Mawr College Biological Basis of Behavior
Joanna Mucera University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior (2001-2002)
Shaji Philip University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior (2001-2002)
Elliot Wakeam University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
2002
Andrew Bollhoefer University of Pennsylvania Psychology
Carina Loucks University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Vince Saba Drexel University Biology
2003
Eric Choudhury Unviersity of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Dentistry
Jonathan Macknin University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Serban Nicolaescu Unviersity of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Dentistry
Evan Swain University of Pennsylvania Undeclared
Hoa Trinh University of Pennsylvania Biological Basis of Behavior
Brigitte White Princeton Univeristy / University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Pre-Dentistry
Jaclyn M. Wertheimer University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Dentistry
2004
Andrew Fisher University of Pennsylvania  
Danielle Kuchinskas University of Pennsylvania  
Thomas J. Wudarski University of Pennsylvania

Biological Basis of Behavior

2005

Andrew Fisher, University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Science,

          Summer Research Program

   
Arti Kahl, BSC, BDS, Dental College & Hospital, Bihar India, Visiting Scientist    
Brian London, University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts and Sciences, Summer Research Program    
Behnam Nabet, University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts and Sciences, Summer Research Program    
Kenji Saito, Medical Student, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Summer Intern    
 
2006
 

Nida Habib, Medical Student, Summer Research Elective, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

   
Mohammad Shah, M.B.B.S., Khyber Medical College, Peshamar, Pakastan, Visiting Scholar    
Mohammad Izhar, M.B.B.S., Khyber Medical College, Peshamar, Pakastan, Visiting Scholar    
 
2007
 
Leslie Cameron, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI, Visiting Scholar    
Rong-San Jiang, M.D., Chairman, Otolaryngology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Visiting Scholar    
Mehreen Teizoon, Summer Research Elective, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan    
Özüm Saygi, Research Intern, Department of Psychology, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH    
Aliya Arshad, M.B.B.S., Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, UP, India, Visiting Scholar    
 
2008
 
Megan Bernstein, BBB Independent Project & Summer Research Program    
Ben Crastnopol, Germantown Academy, Summer High School Research Program    
Jiwei He, Observership, GTMS Certificate Program, University of Pennsylvania    
Justin Herman, University of Pennsylvania, BBB Independent Project & Summer Research Program    
Omer Hyat Khan, Research Elective, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan    
Jon Treem, B.S., University of Pennsylvania Post-Bac Program, Summer Research Program    
Trisha Russo, La Salle University, Philadelphia, Summer Research Program    
Stefanie Fazzio, Roy & Diana Vagelos Program 2010, Summer Research Program    
Kristen Kindzierski, University of Pennsylvania, Independent Project & Summer Research Program    
Chen (Chris) Li, M.D., Ph.D., Visiting Scholar, Taijing Neurological Institute, Taijing, China    
Hema Patel, Department of Biology, Dickinson College, Summer Research Program    
Rajini Sankaran, M.D., Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Saskatchawan, Saskatoon, Canada, Visiting Post-doctoral Scientist    
Natalie Stinton, B.S., School of Dental Medicine, Summer Research Program    
Robert Peterman, B.B., School of Dental Medicine, Summer Research Program    
2009
Jon Treem Yale Film Studies
Muhammad Ali Atif, M.B.B.S. Khyber Medical College  
Naureen Barkat, M.B.B.S. Allama Iqbal Medical College, Peshamar,  
Nevin Pia Angela Gunduz University of Pennsylvania  
Nii Mensah University of Pennsylvania  
Tom O’Hara University of Richmond  
Brian Hozack, B.A University of Pennsylvania  
Ajay Koti University of Pennsylvania  
Jeff Landy University of Pennsylvania  
Usama Mahmud University of Pennsylvania  
Will Marra, B.S. University of Notre Dame  
Taiha Munir, M.B.B.S. Aga Khan University  
Archana Nadig, B.S. Harvard University, School of Dental Medicine  
Kannar Shah, BSC, BDS M P Dental College and Hospital  
Christina Shin University of Pennsylvania, Independent  
Hussam Tallab, M.B.B.S. Al Nahrain University/college of Medicine  
Joseph Yang, B.S. School of Dental Medicine  
Salomón Waizel, M.D Hospital ABC, Campus Santa Fe, Mexico City  
Annie Weitberg University of Pennsylvania  
 
2010
 
Safee Ahmed Medical Student, Khyber Medical College, Peshamar, Pakastan Visiting Scholar
Nevin Pia Angela Gunduz University of Pennsylvania Independent Project
Julie Height, B.S. School of Dental Medicine, Summer Research Program Summer Research Program
2010  Kathern Ma, B.S. School of Dental Medicine, Summer Research Program Summer Research Program
2010  Marimar Medina, M.D. Ramon y Cajal University Hospital, Madrid, Spain Research Rotation.
2010  Megan Metsger University of Pennsylvania, Summer Research Program Summer Research Program
2010  Tom O’Hara University of Richmond Summer Research Program
2010  Jing Ju Park University of Pennsylvania Summer Research Program
2010  Naum Pitovski Furman University Summer Research Program
2010  Nang San Hti Lar Seng Whitman College Summer Research Program
2010  Disha Shah Arcadia University Summer Research Program
2010  Hema Patel Department of Biology, Dickinson College Summer Research Program

2010  Johathan Silas, Ph.D.

 

University of Roehampton, London United Kingdom, Post-doctoral Fellow

2010  Elizabeth Tracey

University of Pennsylvania Independent Project
2010  Ling Zhou, B.S. Tufts University School of Medicine Research Rotation
2010  Hakan Tekeli, M.D. Kasimpasa Military Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey Visiting Scholar
Elizabeth Tracey University of Pennsylvania  
Catlin Applebaum University of Pennsylvania  
 
2011
 
Layal Antoury University of Pennsylvania, Department of Biology Senior Thesis
Cristen Cusumano University of Pennsylvania, Biological Basis of Behavior Senior Thesis
Alana Ferrari University of Pennsylvania Senior Thesis
Aaron Joseph Green University of Pennsylvania Independent Project
Samuel Lewis University of Pennsylvania Summer Research Program
Nicole Longosz, B.S. School of Dental Medicine Summer Research Program
Stefan Pitovski College of Charleston Summer Research Program
Trevan Samp, B.S. School of Dental Medicine Summer Research Program
Farah Siddgui, B.A. University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Master’s Thesis
Daniela Turcinov, B.S. School of Dental Medicine Summer Research Program
 
2012
 
Kellie Cathey University of Pennsylvania, Biological Basis of Behavior Independent Project
Tarik Elmohd, B.S. School of Dental Medicine Summer Research Program

Chris Duncan-Lewis

University of Pennsylvania Summer Research Program
Melissa Fang University of Pennsylvania Summer Research Program
Brian Fulton University of Pennsylvania Senior Thesis
Hugh Hamilton University of Pennsylvania Summer Research Program
Mariam Mahbob University of Pennsylvania Summer Research Program
Helen Mo University of Pennsylvania Summer Research Program
2012, Fadi Raffoui, B.S. School of Dental Medicine Summer Research Program
Krystyna Simon University of Pennsylvania Summer Research Program
Andy Tekriwal University of Pennsylvania Summer Research Program
Britney Vazquez University of Pennsylvania Summer Research Program
Danylko Villano University of Pennsylvania Independent Project, Summer Research Program
Margaret Wang University of Pennsylvania Summer Research Program
Maja Warrum University of Pennsylvania Summer Research Program

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