Summer Interns

Student Lab/Branch PI Institution
Fatimah Almaghrabi LI Rachel Caspi, Ph.D. Catholic University of America
Elaine Bucknam VRSS James Raber, Ph.D., D.V.M. St. Mary's College of Maryland
Rafael Calpena OGVFB Kapil Bharti, Ph.D. California State University, Stanislaus
Sarah Chwiki HCF Mones Abu-Asab, Ph.D. University of Virginia
Grace Eddy OCD Elizabeth Murphy, Ph.D. Bethesda Chevy Chase High School, MD
Iain Forrest OGVFB Brian Brooks, M.D., Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park
Aarti Hinduja OGVFB Brett Jeffrey, Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park
Ranganath Kathawate LI Rachel Caspi, Ph.D. International Academy, Okma Campus, MI
Annapurna Kuppa OGVFB Yuri Sergeev, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
Nattacha Munakata LRCMB T. Michael Redmond, Ph.D. Hayfield Secondary School, Virginia
Kevin Peralta OGVFB Brian Brooks, M.D., Ph.D. E.L. Haynes High School, Washington, D.C.
Jayram Sastry HCF Mones Abu-Asab, Ph.D. St. Albans School, MD
Matt Shumway LRCMB T. Michael Redmond, Ph.D. Piedmont Virginia Community College
Deepanshu “Yash” Singh OGVFB J. Fielding Hejtmancik, M.D., Ph.D. College of William & Mary
Momina Tariq N-NRL Tudor Badea, M.D., Ph.D. George Mason University
Hanna Tso N-NRL Anand Swaroop, Ph.D. Purdue University
Tareq Uddin OGVFB Kapil Bharti, Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park
Gregory Vernon VFC Haohua Qian, Ph.D. University of Tennessee
Kathryn Wall LSR Okihide Hikosaka, M.D., Ph.D. Union College
Jiayao Wang N-NRL Anand Swaroop, Ph.D. Georgetown University
Tianyi Wang LRCMB Stanislav Tomarev, Ph.D. Princeton University
Arthur Wu RNS Wei Li, Ph.D. Northwest High School, MD
Toria Yan LI Robert Nussenblatt, M.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Yizhen Zhang RNS Wei Li, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Helen Zhao OGVFB Sheldon Miller, Ph.D. Richard Montgomery High School, MD

Diversity In Vision Research & Ophthalmology (DIVRO) summer interns

Student Lab/Branch PI Institution
Modupe “Funmi” Adetunji LRCMB Stanislav Tomarev, Ph.D. Princeton University
Keyla Bordonada LI Rachel Caspi, Ph.D. Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
Jorge Ferrari Escoto OGVFB Kapil Bharti, Ph.D. Northwood High School, MD
Adam Lazere LRCMB Wai Wong, M.D., Ph.D. Oberlin College
Daniel Lulli LRCMB S. Patricia Becerra, Ph.D. Bowdoin College
Rebecca McCoy OGVFB Brian Brooks, M.D., Ph.D. Morehouse School of Medicine
Howard Nicholson III OGVFB Brian Brooks, M.D., Ph.D. Poolesville High School, MD
Anesu Nyawata FCC Rafael Villasmil Rhodes College
Rachel Owusu-Lewis OGVFB J. Fielding Hejtmancik, M.D., Ph.D. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, GA Campus
Natalia Santiago LRCMB S. Patricia Becerra, Ph.D. Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico

Summer special volunteers

Student Lab/Branch PI Institution
Hima Konduru LI Rachel Caspi, Ph.D. Walter Johnson High School, MD

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Last updated: May 27, 2020