Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Medical Scientist Training Program

Current MSTP Students

M1 Students

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Karina Bursch

M1 Student

kbursch@mcw.edu

The Catholic University of America

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Kelli Cole

M1 Student

kecole@mcw.edu

Marquette University

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Julian Grosskopf

M1 Student

jgrosskopf@mcw.edu

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Sritejasvinthi Karimikonda

M1 Student

skarimikonda@mcw.edu

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Thomas Kelly

M1 Student

tjkelly@mcw.edu

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

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Siying Lin

M1 Student

silin@mcw.edu

The Catholic University of America

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Zakary Plautz

M1 Student

zplautz@mcw.edu

Columbia University, New York City

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Gopika Senthilkumar

M1 Student

gsenthilkumar@mcw.edu

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Samuel Zorn

M1 Student

Santa Clara University

M2 Students

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Ashley Brown

M2 Student

asbrown2@mcw.edu

Boston College

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Mohamed Khalil

M2 Student

mokhalil@mcw.edu

Illinois State University

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Nicholas Malcolm

M2 Student

nmalcolm@mcw.edu

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

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Christopher Monti

M2 Student

cmonti@mcw.edu

Duke University

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Shana Snarrenberg

M2 Student

ssnarrenberg@mcw.edu

University of Illinois

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Peter Zhang

M2 Student

pezhang@mcw.edu

University of Michigan

G1 Students

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Kyler Crawford

G1 Student

kscrawford@mcw.edu

Advised by Brian Volkman, PhD, Biochemistry

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Matthew Hadiono

G1 Student

mhadiono@mcw.edu

Advised by John Kirby, PhD, Microbiology & Immunology

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Moujtaba Kasmani

G1 Student

mkasmani@mcw.edu

Advised by Weiguo Cui, PhD, Microbiology & Immunology

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Stephen Mazurchuk

G1 Student

smazurchuk@mcw.edu

Advised by Jeffrey Binder, PhD, Biophysics

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Kelsey Meacham

G1 Student

kmeacham@mcw.edu

Advised by Blake Hill, PhD, Biochemistry

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Tyler Waltz

G1 Student

twaltz@mcw.edu

Advised by Cheryl Stucky, PhD, Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

G2 Students

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Melissa Anfinson

G2 Student

manfinson@mcw.edu

Advised by Aoy Mitchell, PhD, Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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Linda Berg Luecke

G2 Student

lbergluecke@mcw.edu

Advised by Rebekah Gundry, PhD, Biochemistry

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Ayana Jamal

G2 Student

ajamal@mcw.edu

Advised by Brian Link, PhD, Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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Hayley Powers

G2 Student

hpowers@mcw.edu

Advised by Daisy Sahoo, PhD, Biochemistry

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Sai-Suma Samudrala

G2 Student

ssamudrala@mcw.edu

Advised by Aoy Mitchell, PhD, Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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Todd Stollenwerk

G2 Student

tstollenwerk@mcw.edu

Advised by Cecilia Hillard, PhD, Pharmacology & Toxicology

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Paytsar Topchyan

G2 Student

ptopchyan@mcw.edu

Advised by Weiguo Cui, PhD, Microbiology & Immunology

G3 Students

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Puja Agrawal

G3 Student

pagrawal@mcw.edu

Advised by Sridhar Rao, MD, PhD, Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology) and Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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Carlie Aurubin

G3 Student

caurubin@mcw.edu

Advised by Vera Tarakanova, PhD, Microbiology & Immunology

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Samantha Chou

G3 Student

schou@mcw.edu

Advised by Matt Scaglione, PhD, Biochemistry

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Acacia Dishman

G3 Student

adishman@mcw.edu

Advised by Brian Volkman, PhD, Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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Katelyn Heimbruch

G3 Student

kheimbruch@mcw.edu

Advised by Sridhar Rao, MD, PhD, Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology) and Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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Alicia Ivory

G3 Student

aivory@mcw.edu

Advised by Andrew Greene, PhD, Biomedical Engineering Program

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Dwani Patel

G3 Student

ddpatel@mcw.edu

Advised by Daniel Lipinski, MSc, DPhil, Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

G4 Students

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Alexander Helfand

G4 Student

ahelfand@mcw.edu

Advised by Jeffrey Binder, MD, Neurology, Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy, and Biophysics

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Clinton Piper

G4 Student

cpiper@mcw.edu

Advised by William Drobyski, MD, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Microbiology & Immunology

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Casey Vickstrom

G4 Student

cvickstrom@mcw.edu

Advised by Qing-song Liu, PhD, Pharmacology and Toxicology

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Emily Vonderhaar

G4 Student

evonderhaar@mcw.edu

Advised by Michael Dwinell, PhD, Microbiology & Immunology

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Erica Woertz

G4 Student

ewoertz@mcw.edu

Advised by Joseph Carroll, PhD, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Biophysics, and Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

M3 Students

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Alison Huckenpahler

M3 Student

ahuckenpahle@mcw.edu

Advised by Joseph Carroll, PhD, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Biophysics, and Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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Andrew Kleist

M3 Student

akleist@mcw.edu

Advised by Brian Volkman, PhD, Biochemistry

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Natasha Moussouras

M3 Student

nmoussouras@mcw.edu

Advised by Michael Dwinell, PhD, Microbiology & Immunology

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Michael Olp

M3 Student

molp@mcw.edu

Advised by Brian Smith, PhD, Biochemistry

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Jason Siebert

M3 Student

jsiebert@mcw.edu

Advised by Subramanian Malarkannan, PhD, Versiti Blood Research Institute

M4 Students

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Ismael Banla

M4 Student

ibanla@mcw.edu

Advised by Chris Kristich, PhD and Nita Salzman, MD, PhD, Microbiology & Immunology

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Amin Bemanian

M4 Student

abemanian@mcw.edu

Advised by Kirsten M. Beyer, PhD Public and Community Health

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Eric Darrah

M4 Student

edarrah@mcw.edu

Advised by Vera Tarakanova, PhD, Microbiology & Immunology

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Eric Exner

M4 Student

eexner@mcw.edu

Advised by Andrew Greene, PhD, Physiology and Biotechnology & Bioengineering Center

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Andrew Kadlec

M4 Student

akadlec@mcw.edu

Advised by David Gutterman, MD, Physiology

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James Miller

M4 Student

jamiller@mcw.edu

Advised by Nancy Dahms, PhD, Biochemistry

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David Schauder

M4 Student

dschauder@mcw.edu

Advised by Weiguo Cui, PhD, Versiti Blood Research Institute

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Monica Thomas

M4 Student

mothomas@mcw.edu

Advised by Brian Volkman, PhD, Biochemistry