Summer Interns

Student Lab/Branch PI Institution
Alice Zhu OGVFB Yuri Sergeev, Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park
Anant Tewari LSR Bruce Cumming, M.D., Ph.D. University of Virginia
Ariel Langer OGVFB Kerry Goetz University of California, Berkeley
Carolyn Marar N-NRL Anand Swaroop, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
Elizabeth "Geena" Woo OGVFB Rob Hufnagel, M.D., Ph.D. Brown University
Eric Feng OGVFB Rob Hufnagel, M.D., Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park
Eric Fields OGVFB Yuri Sergeev, Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park
Ida Gunn N-NRL Tiansen Li, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison
Jalela Bahar LI Charles Egwuagu, Ph.D. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Jennifer Zhu RNS Wei Li, Ph.D. Wellesley College
Julia Chertkof OGVFB Brian Brooks, M.D., Ph.D. Yale University
Kairo Baylor LRCMB T. Michael Redmond, Ph.D. Bard College at Simon's Rock
Karthik Kalahasty LRCMB Wai Wong, M.D., Ph.D. University of Miami
Katherine Byrnes OGVFB Kapil Bharti, Ph.D. Tulane University
Kevin Manakkunnel LI Charles Egwuagu, Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park
Matthew McHarg LI H. Nida Sen, M.D. George Washington University
Michelle Chen OGVFB Brett Jeffrey, Ph.D. Howard University College of Medicine
Laura Patak RNS Wei Li, Ph.D. Colgate University
Robin Schneider LRCMB Stanislav Tomarev, Ph.D. Midwestern University
Sahil Tolia OGVFB J. Fielding Hejtmancik, M.D., Ph.D. University of Michigan
Shahar Silverman LI Rachel Caspi, Ph.D. Hebrew University
Srikar Kuppa OGVFB Rob Hufnagel, M.D., Ph.D. Temple University School of Medicine
Tamir Odzorig OGVFB Kapil Bharti, Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park
Trisha Lal OGVFB Rob Hufnagel, M.D., Ph.D. Howard University College of Medicine
Tyger Lin N-NRL Tudor Badea, M.D., Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
Yoojean Han OGVFB Johnny Tam, Ph.D. Washington and Lee University

Diversity In Vision Research & Ophthalmology (DIVRO) Summer Interns

Student Lab/Branch PI Institution
Alexis O'keiffe OGVFB Brett Jeffrey, Ph.D. Howard University College of Medicine
Daniel Sanchez-Mendoza OGVFB Brian Brooks, M.D., Ph.D. University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Dominique Noriega DECA Catherine Cukras, Ph.D., M.D. SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Enat Ayele LRCMB T. Michael Redmond, Ph.D. Northwestern University
Ezekiel Olumuyide LI Charles Egwuagu, Ph.D. Lehman College
Jorge Ferrari-Escoto OGVFB Kapil Bharti, Ph.D. Montgomery College
Paola Eusebio-Severino N-NRL Anand Swaroop, Ph.D. Inter American University of Puerto Rico
Pura Gutierrez-Mirabal OGVFB Rob Hufnagel, M.D., Ph.D. University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

High School Summer Interns

Student Lab/Branch PI Institution
Akshay Krishnan RNS Wei Li, Ph.D. Sidwell Friends School, DC
Emma Attar OGVFB Brian Brooks, M.D., Ph.D. Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, MD

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Last updated: May 13, 2020