CTSI welcomes 18 undergraduate and professional health science students to the 2021 summer research training programs.
Scholars will receive training and mentorship in translational research while completing a structured core curriculum.
Congratulations to our new Scholars!
The Advanced Pathways to Research Program (A-PReP) is designed for professional and early-predoctoral health sciences students with an interest in clinical or translational research.
Rejowana Rouf, Medical School
Mentor: Chetan Shenoy, MBBS, MS
Srilakshmi (Prasanna) Vankina, Medical School
Mentor: Anne Blaes, MD
Lucas Kosobuski, College of Pharmacy
Mentor: Laura Palombi, PharmD, MPH, MAT, AE-C
Jessica Barry, College of Pharmacy
Mentor: Angela Birnbaum, PhD, FAES
Katherine Carosella, College of Liberal Arts
Mentor: Kathryn Cullen, MD
Victor Corral, Medical School
Mentor: Hai Dang Nguyen, PhD
Xintian Lyu, College of Pharmacy
Mentor: Ilo Leppik, MD
Jacquelyn Sertic, College of Education and Human Development
Mentor: Jürgen Konczak, PhD
Chowdhury (Tasnova) Tahsin, Medical School
Mentor: Manda Keller-Ross, PhD, DPT, PT
Weijie Zhang, University of Minnesota Rochester - Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Mentor: R Stephanie Huang, PhD
The Pathways to Research Program (PReP) provides an opportunity to start or advance one’s research career for students who are enrolled at colleges and universities in Minnesota.
Hossam Halaweish, University of Minnesota
Mentor: Christopher Staley, PhD
Salma Ibrahim, University of Minnesota
Mentor: Bonnie Klimes-Dougan, PhD
Nathan Keller, University of Minnesota
Mentor: Claire Kamp Dush, PhD
Francine Legba, Carleton College
Mentor: Sandra Safo, PhD, MSc
Daniel Mansour, University of Minnesota
Mentor: Beshay Zordoky, PhD, MSc
Aisha Mohamed, Macalester College
Mentor: Steve Fu, MD, MSCE
Anthony Ruiz, Bemidji State University
Mentor: Melissa Horning, PhD, RN, PHN
Zuani Ventura, Augsburg University
Mentor: Christen Eben, MD, MPH