Summer interns

Student Lab/Branch Mentor Institution
Joseph Aderemi OGVFB Brian Brooks, M.D., Ph.D. CUNY, Lehman College
Amal Alsufyani N-NRL Tiansen Li, Ph.D. George Mason University
Michael Ayele LRCMB T. Michael Redmond, Ph.D. Brown University
Stephan Baehr N-NRL Anand Swaroop, Ph.D. University of Utah
Phillip Cai MSFGS Graeme Wistow, Ph.D. Oxford College of Emory University
Julia Cao DDL Xinjing Wang, M.D., Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School
Lydia Carroll LSR Richard Krauzlis, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
Siqi Chen LI Igal Gery, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
Sarah Chwiki HCF Mones Abu-Asab, Ph.D. University of Virginia
Nikhil Gupta OGVFB J. Fielding Hejtmancik, M.D., Ph.D. Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology, VA
Adrianna Lee LI Robert Nussenblatt, M.D. Rice University
Nadia Parmhans N-NRL Tudor Badea, M.D., Ph.D. Montgomery College
Timothy Quinn LI Robert Nussenblatt, M.D. Wayne State College of Medicine
Amanda Ray LRCMB T. Michael Redmond, Ph.D. Hagerstown Community College
Hyun Jae Seo LI Charles Egwuagu, Ph.D. Amherst College
Parth Shah UNGIRD Wai Wong, M.D., Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School
Sonali Srivastava LI Rachel Caspi, Ph.D. Brookfield East High School, WI
Christina Stevens URN Wei Li, Ph.D. Holton-Arms School, MD
Kurtis Swartz URN Wei Li, Ph.D. Swarthmore College
Rebecca Xi OGVFB Brian Brooks, M.D., Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park
Yizhen Zhang URN Wei Li, Ph.D. Richard Montgomery High School, MD

Diversity In Vision Research & Ophthalmology (DIVRO) summer interns

Student Lab/Branch Mentor Institution
Jordan Abram VRRS James Raber, Ph.D., D.V.M. Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine
Modupe “Funmi” Adetunji LRCMB Stanislav Tomarev, Ph.D. Princeton University
Kaifa Boyce LRCMB T. Michael Redmond, Ph.D. Mount Saint Mary’s University
Ann-Gelle Carter OGVFB J. Fielding Hejtmancik, M.D., Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School
Elizabeth “Libby” Fairless N-NRL Anand Swaroop, Ph.D. Dartmouth College
David Fernandez-Fidalgo N-NRL Anand Swaroop, Ph.D. University of Miami
Eric Kudiwu LI Charles Egwuagu, Ph.D. Georgetown Preparatory
Alejandro Morales Martinez OGVFB Kapil Bharti, Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park
Brina Olunkwa OGVFB J. Fielding Hejtmancik, M.D., Ph.D. Riverdale Baptist School, MD
Darnell Robin FCC Rafael Villasmil Oakwood University
Jose Salazar HCF Mones Abu-Asab, Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alexis Warren LI Robert Nussenblatt, M.D. University of Kansas Medical School

Summer special volunteers

Student Lab/Branch Mentor Institution
Maryam Alerwi OGVFB J. Fielding Hejtmancik, M.D., Ph.D. Catholic University of America
Wasimah Alshammari OGVFB J. Fielding Hejtmancik, M.D., Ph.D. Catholic University of America
Yash Bisen LI Rachel Caspi, Ph.D. Mission San Jose High School, CA
Sushanki Chaudhary HCF Mones Abu-Asab, Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park
Anurag Goel URN Wei Li, Ph.D. Washington University at St. Louis
Jerry Mi DDL Xinjing Wang, M.D., Ph.D. Thomas S. Wooten High School, MD
Deepanshu “Yash” Singh OGVFB J. Fielding Hejtmancik, M.D., Ph.D. Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology, VA
Michelle Yuen HCF Mones Abu-Asab, Ph.D. Winston Churchill High School, MD

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Last updated: July 17, 2019