Meet our

The Directors

Devan Diwanji
MD/PhD student (3rd year)
Interests: structural biology, neurology, radiology, model airplanes, tea, badminton.
Lauren McHenry
MD/PhD student (3rd year)
Interests: cancer biology, anesthesiology, neurology, tennis, GSW basketball, camping, oreo thins!
Paul Wei
MD/PhD student (3rd year)
Interests: neuroscience, eating, running, art museums, Dallas sports teams!

The Counselors

Robin Lea
Laboratory technician
Interests: cancer biology, nutrition, sketching, anime, podcasts.

Karsyn Bailey
MD/PhD student (3rd year)
Interests: orthopaedics, bioengineering, molecular biology, eating, painting, dogs.
Amity Eliaz
MD student (2nd year)
Interests: medicine, music, traveling, painting, cooking.
Alex Merriman
MD/PhD student (2nd year)
Interests: developmental & stem cell biology, surgery, traveling, tennis, skiing, hiking, cooking, Netflix.

Nicholas Stevers
PhD student (1st year)
Interests: cancer biology, fundamental epigenetics, technology, video games, The Great Outdoors, biking.

The Coordinators

Maxine Nelson
PhD student (1st year)
Interests: neurodegenerative diseases, therapeutic development, art, traveling, hiking.
Karen Chan
PhD student (1st year)
Interests: immunology, genetics, classical singing, cooking, piano, exploring cities.
Meredith Stevers
Laboratory technician
Interests: stem cell regenerative biology, biology of disease, cancer biology, drawing, video games, science museums.