Saki Amagai

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Hi everyone! I currently work as a Research Study Coordinator for Dr. Richard Gershon’s team in the Medical Social Science Department of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. I’m on the Mobile Toolbox project with a fun group of scientists, trying to develop a mobile app to assess cognitive function. I graduated from Carleton College […]

Anugraha Rajagopalan, PhD

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I am Anugraha Rajagopalan, a postdoctoral scientist at Rush University specializing in Cancer Immunology. At work, I spend my time understanding the immune responses to cancer and developing novel therapeutics and diagnostics to combat the disease. My current research on a novel therapeutic is currently in preliminary stages of clinical trials. I was passionate about […]

Kelly Jarvis, PhD

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Hello, I’m a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Radiology at Northwestern University in the lab of Dr. Michael Markl. My research focuses on blood flow imaging using MRI for application in patients with cardiovascular disease. The technique is called 4D flow MRI and measures blood flow velocities in the heart and large vessels. Specifically, […]

Jenny M. Rodriguez

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I’m Jenny M. Rodriguez, a Director of Strategic Accounts helping drive growth in Chicago with enterprise level partnerships helping organizations attract, retain and manage their strategic workforce needs for technology, digital and creative talent. As a Hispanic female leader, I believe STEM and more specifically diversity and inclusion within STEM in urban and underserved communities […]

Rabail Aslam Rai, MD

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My name is Dr. Rabail Aslam Rai.  I attained my MD degree at one of the premier medical schools in Pakistan, and I can proudly say that I was the first female in my family to come independently to the USA, where I have established myself as a physician scientist. I am currently completing my […]

Celestia Fang

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Hello! I am an MSTP student at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and currently am well into my third year of the PhD phase of the program. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, I then swapped coasts to complete my undergrad at Cornell University where I majored in both economics and biology. I had a […]

Julia Downing

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My journey in science has come full circle. In 5th grade, I won the county science fair with my project called “What’s in Your Water?” studying water quality of local bodies of fresh water with a friend. Fifteen years later, I am using advanced top-down manufacturing techniques to fabricate flexible sensors that will one day […]

Barbara Szynal

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Hi! My name is Barbara Szynal, and I am a current first year PhD student in UIC’s Graduate Education in Medical Sciences (GEMS) program. My training includes a B.S. in Biochemistry and a minor in Polish Studies from Loyola University Chicago, where I proudly led my own research project for 3 years. My research in […]

Kacey Suvada

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I am a Neuroscience PhD candidate at Northwestern University. At Northwestern, I work with Dr. Ana Maria Acosta and Dr. Julius Dewald researching human motor impairments after a hemiparetic stroke. Specifically, my thesis project focuses on bettering the understanding of postural control during reaching. In my program, I have completed almost all of the coursework […]