SNIP Alumni

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We are incredibly proud of all of our SNIP trainees. Over 10 former students are now enrolled in Ph.D. programs, including at University of Florida, University of Michigan, Boston University, Ichan School of Medicine Mt. Sinai, Ohio State University and Wake Forest University. Several others are currently IRTA Fellows in the prestigious National Institutes of Health post-bac program. Still other SNIP trainees are now enrolled in medical school at the University of Florida and elsewhere. Finally, many of our previous SNIP trainees have completed master’s degrees and/or are currently conducting research in academia as well as in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Please browse below to meet our previous trainees. If you are a previous SNIP student, we want to hear from you. Please complete the form below and to update us as you progress in your career. We can’t wait to see what you do next!

Class of 2021

Olivia Yang

Ms. Olivia Yang is currently an undergraduate student at University of Florida studying Biochemistry and Cognitive Neuroscience. She will be completing her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Aaron Mickle.

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Will Nickelson

Mr. Will Nickelson completed his undergraduate degree at Gonzaga University in Biology, Research Psychology, and Religious Studies. He will be completing his SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Jennifer Bizon and Dr. Barry Setlow. Will is now working as a research tech in Dr. John Neumaier’s lab at UW.

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Katie Moon

Ms. Katie Moon is currently an undergraduate student at Lycoming College studying Neuroscience. She will be conducting her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Paramita Chakrabarty.

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Pamela Toh

Ms. Pamela Toh is currently an undergraduate student at University of Hawai’i at Mānoa studying Biochemistry and Psychology. She will be conducting her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Andrew Maurer.

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Ryland Tishko

Mr. Ryland Tishko is currently an undergraduate student at University of Florida studying Microbiology and Cell Science. He will be completing his SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil.

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Elena Garcia

Ms. Elena Garcia is currently an undergraduate student at University of Florida studying Biology and Spanish. She will be completing her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Sara Burke.

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Abigail Anderson

Ms. Abigail Anderson is currently an undergraduate student at University of Florida. She will be completing her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Malu Tansey.

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Adeola Olowokudejo

Ms. Adeola Olowokudejo is currently an undergraduate student at Alcorn State University studying Psychology. She will be completing her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Jennifer Bizon and Dr. Barry Setlow.

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Jose Torrellas

Mr. Jose Torrellas is currently an undergraduate student at University of Central Florida studying Biomedical Sciences. He will be completing his SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Todd Golde.

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Rebekah Brawley

Ms. Rebekah Brawley is currently an undergraduate student at Stetson University studying Molecular Biology. She will be completing her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Valerie Joers.

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Malika Allen

Ms. Malika Allen is currently an undergraduate student at Wesleyan College studying Neuroscience and Psychology. She will be completing her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Karina Alviña.

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Seifaldin Aldalil

Mr. Seifaldin Aldalil is currently an undergraduate student at Sewanee: The University of the South studying Neuroscience. He will be completing his SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Joe Abisambra and Dr. Jeremy McIntyre.

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Robert Lamprecht

Mr. Robert Lamprecht is currently an undergraduate student at Wofford College studying Computer Science and Neuroscience. He will be completing his SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Erica Dale.

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Johanna Bergstrom

Ms. Johanna Bergstrom is currently an undergraduate student at Cornell University. She will be completing her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Gyle Bumanglag.

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Madeleine Ross

Ms. Madeleine Ross is currently an undergraduate student at Colorado College studying Neuroscience. She will be completing her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Jeremy McIntyre.

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Joy Buraima

Ms. Joy Buraima is currently an undergraduate student at Ohio Wesleyan University studying Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology. She will be completing her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Marcelo Febo.

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Class of 2020

Our in-person SNIP program was unable to proceed due to COVID-19. Nevertheless, we continued with the research seminars and professional develop sessions online and are excited to offer the onsite research intensive experience to our accepted students next summer.

Class of 2019

Daniel Arrioja Azuaje

Mr. Arrioja is completing his undergraduate degree at University of Central Florida. He completed his SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Drs. Jeremy McIntyre and Sara Burke.

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Kariely Martinez-Gomez

Ms. Martinez-Gomez is currently completing her undergraduate degree at University of Puerto Rico Cayey. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Andrew Maurer.

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Anne Dankert

Ms. Dankert completed her undergraduate degree at Providence College. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Sara Burke. Anne will begin the Behavioral and Integrative Neuroscience PhD program at UNC Chapel Hill in Fall 2021.

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Thomas Everett

Mr. Everett completed his undergraduate degree at University of Colorado, Denver. He completed his SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Jeremy McIntyre. He is currently a research technician with Dr. McIntyre.

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Noelle Wright

Ms. Wright completed her undergraduate degree at Simpson College. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Jen Bizon. Noelle is currently a Research Tech in the Dolen Lab at Johns Hopkins University.

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Jason Marshall

Mr. Marshall completed his undergraduate degree at Amherst. He completed his SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Kevin Otto.

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Jack Wilson

Mr. Wilson completed his undergraduate degree at Georgia Southern University. He completed his SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Barry Setlow. Mr. Wilson is currently a Research Technician at University of South Carolina Medical School.

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Alysha Michaelson

Ms. Michaelson completed her undergraduate degree at Georgia Southwestern University. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil. Ms. Michaelson is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in neuroscience at University of Florida.

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Jonai Moore

Ms. Moore completed her undergraduate degree at Bethune Cookman College. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Leah Resnikov. She is currently a Research Technician at Covance.

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Samantha Smith

Ms. Smith completed her undergraduate degree at Rice University. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Drs. Sara Burke and Joe Abisambra. Ms. Smith is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in neuroscience at University of Florida.

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Gabe Witherell

Mr. Witherall completed his undergraduate degree at Washiington and Lee University. He completed his SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Drs. Jeremy McIntyre.

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Kristen Woods

Ms. Woods completed her undergraduate degree at University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Paramita Chakrabarty.

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Class of 2018

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Lindsay Altidor

Ms. Altidor completed her undergraduate degree at University of Florida. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr.Jen Bizon. She is now an IRTA Fellow in the NIH post-bac program.

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Jake Boles

Mr. Boles earned his undergraduate degree from Christopher Newport University. He complete his SNIP research experience under the mentorship Dr. Tom Foster. He is now pursuing his Ph.D. in Neuroscience at University of Florida.

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Debora Calderon

Ms. Calderon earned her degree at Whitworth College and completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Jen Bizon. She is now pursuing her Ph.D. in Neuroscience at University of Texas at Dallas.

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Lindsay Fadel

Ms. Fadel completed her undergraduate degree at High Point University. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr.Paramita Chakrabarty. She is currently enrolled in medical school at Baylor College of Medicine.

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Johnathon Larochelle

Mr. Larochelle earned his undergraduate degree from Ave Maria University. He complete his SNIP research experience under the mentorship Dr. Lucia Notterpek. He is now pursuing his Ph.D. in Pharmacology at the University of Florida.

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Melissa Letinski

Ms. Letinski is completing her undergraduate degree at University of Chicago. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Drs. Sara Burke and Jen Bizon.

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Lauren Maine

Ms. Maine is a member of the Airforce. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Michael Okun.

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Corey Nack

Mr. Nack earned his undergraduate degree from Indiana University. He complete his SNIP research experience under the mentorship Dr. Yenisel Cruz-Almeda.

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Jay Patel

Mr. Patel is earning his undergraduate degree from Lycoming College. He complete his SNIP research experience under the mentorship Dr. Jada Lewis.

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Jonte Roberts

Ms. Roberts earned her undergraduate degree from University of Colorado, Denver. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Jeremy McIntyre. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Neuroscience at Wake Forest University.

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Leon Zsembik

Mr. Zsembik earned his undergraduate degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He complete his SNIP research experience under the mentorship Dr. Andrew Maurer. He is now an IRTA Fellow in the NIH post-bac program.

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Class of 2017

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Natasha Berryman

Ms. Berryman complete her undergraduate degree at Fiske University. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Habibeh Khoshbouei. She is currently enrolled in the Neuroscience Ph.D. program at Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai.

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Stephon Broome

Mr. Broome completed his undergraduate degree at Brooklyn College. He completed his SNIP research experience with Dr. Sara Burke.

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Carolina Castro

Ms. Castro completed her undergraduate degree at University of Puerto Rico. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil. She is currently enrolled in the Neuroscience Ph.D. program at University of Chicago.

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Daniela Cossio

Ms. Cossio completed her undergraduate degree at Skidmore College. She worked with Dr. Sara Burke during her SNIP experience, participating in 2016 and 2017. She is now enrolled in a Ph.D. Program at University of California, Irvine.

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Eric Fagerli

Mr. Fagerli completed her undergraduate degree at University of Florida. He completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Jake Ayers. He is currently in the Neuroscience Ph.D. program at the University of Miami.

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Sarah Lazzaro

Ms. Lazzaro earned her undergraduate degree at University of Pittsburgh. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Adam Woods. She is currently a Research Specialist.

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Braeden Lewis

Mr. Lewis completed her undergraduate degree at Kansas State University. He completed his SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Jason Coleman.

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Gregory Miller

Mr. Miller Completed is undergraduate degree at the University of Florida. He conducted his SNIP research experience with Dr. Jada Lewis and Dr. Nick McFarland.

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Danielle Sblendorio

Ms. Sblendorio completed her undergraduate degree at University of Florida. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Jeremy McIntyre.

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Jacob Sperber

Mr. Sperber completed his undergraduate degree at Williams College. He completed his SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Jeremy McIntyre. Mr. Sperber then went on to complete a Fulbright Scholar at Instituto Cajal, CSIC. He is now enrolled in medical school at Duke University.

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Toneisha Stubbs

Ms. Stubbs completed her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience at Kenyon College. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Barry Setlow. She then completed a post-bac program at Northwestern. Now Ms. Stubbs is enrolled in the Neuroscience Ph.D. program at Ohio State University.

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Bibi Sulaman

Ms. Sulaman completed her undergraduate degree at Vassar College. She completed her SNIP research experience under the mentorship of Dr. Andrew Maurer. Ms. Sulaman is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of Michigan.

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Class of 2016

Candace Barnes

Ms. Barnes completed her undergraduate degree at Hampton University. She worked with Dr. Jeremy McIntyre during her SNIP experience and then as a Research Assistant in the Agbandje-McKenna Lab at the University of Florida. Candace as since earned her MS degree in Food Science from UF and is now a Molecular Scientist III with the FDA

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Joe Dragone

Mr. Dragone worked with Dr. Habibeh Khoshbouei during his SNIP experience. He then went on to complete a Master’s degree in Neuroscience at University of Florida.

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Shandera Ferguson

Ms. Ferguson worked with Dr. Barry Setlow during her SNIP experience. She then went on to complete a Master’s in Biomedical Science from Duke University and is currently pursuing her medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine

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Ashley St. John

Ms. St. John completed her undergraduate degree at LaFayette University. She was mentored by Dr. Jen Bizon during her SNIP research experience. She is now enrolled in the Neuroscience Ph.D. Program at Boston University.

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Rachel Fritz

Ms. Fritz worked with Dr. Lucia Notterpek during her SNIP experience. She is now enrolled in Medical School at the University of Florida.

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Sam Malnick

Mr. Malnick completed his undergraduate degree at Amherst University. He is now enrolled in medical school at University of Florida.

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Roshanak Gonzalez

Ms. Gonzalez completed her undergraduate degree from Florida Gulf Coast University. She completed her SNIP experience under the mentorship of Dr. Jeremy McIntyre. Ms. Gonzalez is currently now an IRTA Fellow in the NIH post-bac program.

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Lanoris Parker

Mr. Parker completed his undergraduate degree at Bethune-Cookman College. He completed her SNIP research experience with Dr. Kevin Otto.

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Belinda Sanchez

Ms. Sanchez completed her SNIP research experience with Dr. Jada Lewis.

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