Laura Blumensaadt, Undergraduate Student

   
Honors:
    National Merit Scholar Finalist
    Weinberg Summer Research Grant (2019)
    Northwestern Summer Research Grant (2020)
    Northwestern Dean's List (2019)

Hobbies: 
    Figure skating, photography, reading

                      

       

Xin Chen

Postdoctoral Scholar

2016-2020                      

       

Adam Forest

undergraduate student

2016-2020                      

       

Mary Brady, Undergraduate Student

  


  Honors:

     Weinberg College Summer Research Grant (2018)

     Commended National Merit Scholar


  Hobbies:

     Playing the piano, listening to music, photography, reading. 

                      

       

Daniel Leon, Undergraduate Student

   
Honors:
 

Weinberg Summer Research Grant 2019
Northwestern Academic URG 2020
Northwestern Summer URG 2020



Hobbies: 

 Drumming and Percussion 
 Cycling and playing Basketball


                      

       

Giovanni Gamalong

undergraduate student

2016-2020                      

       

Xiaomin Bao, Ph.D.  Principle Investigator

    Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University 

        Previous Training and Education:

            *  Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University School of Medicine 2008-2015

            *  Graduate Student, Interdepartmental Genetics, Iowa State University 2002-2008

       Recent Awards and Fundings:

            *  NUCATS Pilot Grant 2020

            *  R01, NIH/NIAMS 2020-2025

            *  ESDR/SID Young Investigator Collegiality Award, 2019   

            *. Basic Insight Award, 2019
            *  Searle Leadership Fund, Northwestern University, 2015 - present
            *  NIH/NIAMS K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award, 2014-2021
        Hobbies:

            Traveling, pets, painting, snorkeling/diving, antique hunting

                      

       

Madison McReynolds, Undergraduate Student

   
Honors:

         Internship with the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Summer 2019, 2020)
         Virtual poster presentations at the Society of Hospital Medicine, Indiana Chapter’s Annual Conference (2021)
         Virtual poster presentation at the Indiana Academy of Science Annual Meeting (2021) 
         Vice President, Membership of Sigma Alpha Iota
         Executive Member of the Northwestern University College Feminists 


Hobbies:
         Embroidery, taking care of houseplants, playing piano, dancing 


                      

       

Email: xbchromatin@gmail.com

Jason Irias, Undergraduate Student

   
Honors:
       NU Bioscientist Research Grant(2020)
       Illinois State Scholar


Hobbies:
       Rock climbing, Reading, Photography, Cooking


                      

       

Sarah Lloyd , Graduate Student -- IBiS Program Class 2017

        Previous Training and Education:

            B.S. Biology, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

        Honors:

            Presidential Fellowship 2020           

            IBiS Teaching Excellence Award  2018

            CMDB Training Grant 2017-2019

            Dean's list (University of Wisconsin - La Crosse) 

            Dean's Distinguished Fellowship, Summer 2015

            Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship, Outstanding Freshman Chemistry Award 

            University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Goblet of Fire Chemistry Challenge Finalist 

            Weber Scholarship in Biology, Lighthizer Pre-Medicine Scholarship 

            Military Order of the Purple Heart State and National Scholarships

        Hobbies: Running, Lifting, Cooking, and Baking

            

                      

       

Gene Regulation of Stem Cell Maintenance and Differentiation 

Bao Lab         

Junghun Kweon

Research Technologist II

2018-2020                      

       

Deborah Rodriguez, Undergraduate Student

 


 Honors:

      Weinberg College Summer Research Grant (2018)

      Bio&ChemEXCEL Leadership Prize (2017)     


 Hobbies:

      Writing Poems, Reading, Tap Dancing, Rollerblading

                      

       

Patric Ho , Graduate Student -- IBiS Program Class 2017

        Previous Training and Education:

            B.S. Biochemistry, University of California - Los Angeles

        Honors:

             Carcinogenesis Training Grant 2018-2020

             Biotech Training Grant 2017

             2014 UCLA Science Poster Day Dean's Prize Finalist

             2012 UCLA Peter Rotter Essay Prize Nominee

             Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout

        Hobbies: Traveling, Photography, Weightlifting,

            and Playing musical instruments

            

                      

       

Lewis Oh, Undergraduate Student

   
Honors: 
       Northwestern Summer Undergraduate Research Grant '20
       Weinberg Summer Undergraduate Research Grant '19
       Questbridge Match Scholar '18
       The President's Volunteer Service Award '18


Hobbies:
       Dancing, Photography, Exercise, Video-gaming


                      

       

Stephenie Droll, Graduate Student -- IBiS Program Class 2019


        Previous Training and Education:

            *  B.S. Purdue University

            *  Postbac NIH


       Honors:
             Graduation with Highest Distinction
             Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Intern
             Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
             Learning Beyond the Classroom Certificate


       Hobbies: Painting, Beadwork, Swing dancing, Baking


         

                      

       

Amy Neely , Graduate Student -- IBiS Program Class 2018


        Previous Training and Education:

            B.S. Biochemistry, Armstrong State University


        Honors:

             Dean's List

             President's List

             2016 Landlover's Scholarship Recipient 


        Hobbies: Reading, Playing with my cats, Sewing, and Painting