Maxine Nelson (2014 cohort) was a coauthor on an exciting new paper from the Gladstone Institutes on Alzheimer’s Research

Maxine Nelson (2014 cohort) was a coauthor on an exciting new paper from the Gladstone Institutes on Alzheimer’s Research. Read the paper, “Why Do Some Neurons Degenerate and Die in Alzheimer’s Disease, but Not Others?” linked here.

Douglas Yao (2017) publishes paper in Nature Genetics

Douglas Yao (2017 cohort) is a current PhD student in Biomedical Informatics at Harvard University.  He published an exciting paper in Nature Genetics in 2020 and you can visit HERE to have him explain it to you in his own words.

https://douglasyao.github.io/blogs/2021/03/22/General-overview-of-Yao-et-al-2020.html

Sara Thoi (2007 cohort) received NSF Career Award & Cohen Translational Engineering Fund

Dr. Thoi has been recognized with an NSF CAREER Award, a DOE Early Career Award, and named as a Scialog Fellow in Advanced Energy Storage. The Thoi research group will integrate elements of synthetic chemistry and materials science for applications in both homogenous and heterogeneous catalysis.

Dr. Sara Thoi has also received a grant for research through the Cohen translational engineering fund.

Luke Elissiry (2018) featured in UCLA Chem & Biochem News

Luke was featured in the UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s News article titled, “2020 Undergraduate Students Departmental Awards.” The article congratulates Luke for receiving the Susan Elizabeth Baumgarten Chemistry Endowed Student Award.

Luke Elissiry (2018) featured in UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry News Article

Luke Elissiry was featured in the UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry News article titled, “Chemistry & Biochemistry scholars receive awards at UC LEADS Symposium.” The article recognizes Luke for receiving top honors in Physical Sciences and Mathematics at the UC LEADS Symposium, as well as being awarded the Campus Leadership Award at UCLA.

Robert Lamm (2012) featured in Amgen Scholars News Article (2021)

Robert Lamm was featured in the Amgen Scholars News article titled, “From Puzzles and Gadgets to Biotech Startups: Charting a Course for Success.” Bob speaks about his time in the Amgen program in 2012 and how his journey from PhD to Biotech Start-up.

Jingwen Zhou (2015) featured in Amgen Scholars News

Jingwen Zhou and Tatsuya Araki were featured in Amgen Scholar News winter 2021 article titled, “Five Years Later: Romance and Research Bud from Amgen Scholars.” The article describe how the Amgen Program brought Jingwen Zhou and Tatsuya Araki together and enabled them to pursue their career goals.

Douglas Yao (2017) featured in UCLA’s College Magazine Winter 2018

Douglas Yao was featured in UCLA’s College Magazine in winter 2018 in the article titled “Undergraduate research inspires alum’s future career” on pages 14-15. The article describes how being involved in undergraduate research at UCLA inspired Douglas to pursue a doctorate degree, which he is now completing at Harvard.