2021 Fellows

Cailin Collins, M.D., Ph.D.

For training at Stanford University School of Medicine with Dr. Ravindra Majeti
Investigating preleukemic stem cells as therapeutic targets in AML

Connie Fung, Ph.D.

For training at Stanford University School of Medicine with Dr. Michael Howitt
The role of intestinal taste cells in regulating parasite expulsion from the gut

Eugene (Jen) Jin, Ph.D.

For training at University of California San Diego School of Medicine with Dr. Yishi Jin
Activity-dependent regulation of critical period in neuronal circuit plasticity

Jun Woo Kin, Ph.D.

For training at Stanford University School of Medicine with Dr. Julien Sage
Targeting cysteine addiction of small cell lung cancer as a therapy

Sydney Ramirez, M.D., Ph.D.

For training at University of California San Diego School of Medicine with Drs. Davey Smith & Shane Crotty
Adaptive immunity to SARS-CoV-2 in COVID-19 and implications for protection versus pathogenesis

Diedre Rietz, Ph.D.

For training at University of California Davis School of Medicine with Drs. Wolf-Dietrich Heyer & John McPherson
Mismatch repair proteins in homologous recombination and genome stability

Makeda Robinson, M.D., Ph.D.

For training at Stanford University School of Medicine with Dr. Shirit Einav
Discovery and validation of immune signatures predictive of progression to severe dengue in children

Sean Spencer, M.D., Ph.D.

For training at Stanford University School of Medicine with Dr. Justin Sonnenburg
A mechanistic dissection of fermented foods and their effects on the intestinal microbiome and mucosal immune system