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Research Program Mentors

Polygence mentors are selected based on their exceptional academic background, teaching experience, and unique ability to inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers and industry leaders.

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Alyssa

Alyssa

MBA

Expertise

business strategy, analytics, economics

Joseph

Joseph

PhD

Expertise

Biomedical Engineering, Tissue Engineering, Cancer Research

David

David

MD/PhD candidate

Expertise

Biology, chemistry, math, statistics, computer science

Alexander

Alexander

PhD

Expertise

Clinical psychology, geropsychology, mental health, dementia, research methods & statistics, integration of psychology and philosophy

Gabriel

Gabriel

PhD candidate

Expertise

Media effects, digital media research, social media effects, video game use and outcomes, gender differences in digital media use and outcomes, digital inequalities and social outcomes, communication theory, sociological theory, social statistics, applied statistics and data analysis, filmmaking and video storytelling, video editing, digital photography, graphic design, visual effects (after effects, premiere pro)

Danielle

Danielle

PhD

Expertise

Public Policy, Program Evaluation, Criminal Justice Reform, Prisoner Reentry, Education

Andrew

Andrew

PhD candidate

Expertise

computational neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, signal processing, human neuroscience, machine learning, theoretical neuroscience, cognitive science

David

David

PhD

Expertise

neural signal processing, data science and statistics, AI/ML for medical applications

Charles

Charles

PhD candidate

Expertise

Government, political science, Chinese politics, international relations, political economy, trade policy, applied statistics, politics, Chinese foreign policy, international political economy, Asian studies, data science

Nikhil

Nikhil

PhD candidate

Expertise

Machine Learning, Statistical Learning, Statistical Genetics, Functional Genomics

Atharv

Atharv

MA

Expertise

Data Science

Timothy

Timothy

PhD candidate

Expertise

Economics, Monetary Policy, Behavioral Economics, Game Theory, Econometrics, Forecasting

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

PhD candidate

Expertise

Clinical psychology, neuropsychology, trauamtic brain injury, creative writing

Emaan

Emaan

MS

Expertise

Computer Science, Statistics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Economics

Garret

Garret

JD

Expertise

Finance, Law, Corporate Finance, Statistics

Imma

Imma

PhD candidate

Expertise

Sociology, immigration, environment, gender, sexuality, activism, social justice, politics

John

John

PhD candidate

Expertise

Astrobiology, data science, artifical intelligence, bioinformatics, cheminformatics, network science, algorithms

Laken

Laken

MS

Expertise

data science topics, applied statistics, r programming, python programming

Alberto

Alberto

MA

Expertise

Economics, Statistics, Econometrics, Finance, Mathematics, Accounting

Anish

Anish

MS

Expertise

Neurodegenerative Diseases (Glaucoma, Alzheimers, Parkinsons, etc), Neuroimaging Technologies (MRI, CT, etc.), Neurotrauma (Concussions, Blast impact), Sports Medicine (new treatments, diagnostic tests), Medical Device ideation and design for underserved communities, Anything related to statistical analysis and/or data science (any industry/subject area)