2013 Summer Scholar Video Profiles

Our 2013 Summer Internship Program featured interns at SRF’s own research center along with the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the University of Cambridge, SUNY Upstate Medical University, and the Weizmann Institute of Science. In these videos, you will get to know a few of the members of our 2013 intern class and learn a little about their research projects.

Sean Batir (Buck Institute for Research on Aging)

Sean, a biology and computer science undergraduate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discusses his work on lithium and Parkinson’s Disease at the Buck Institute.

Ali Crampton (SRF Research Center)

Why does returning intern Ali Crampton love to ice skate and conduct SENS research? Find out in this video, where she describes her mitochondrial project at SRF’s Research Center in Mountain View, CA.

Brandon Frenz (Buck Institute for Research on Aging)

Brandon, who just finished his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry at Portland State University, shares his experience studying the PI3K pathway this summer at the Buck Institute.

Meredith Giblin (Buck Institute for Research on Aging)

Meredith, a senior majoring in biochemistry and biophysics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, discusses her love of science and her work with senescent cells at the Buck Institute’s Campisi lab.

Anuj Kudva (SRF Research Center)

Anuj, a junior studying biomedical engineering at the University of Texas, describes his motivations for studying aging-related diseases and his work with the lysosomal team at SRF’s Research Center.

Navneet Ramesh (SRF Research Center)

Navneet, a junior at UCLA majoring in molecular, cell, and developmental biology, discusses his longstanding interest in the biosciences and his work with the cancer team at the SRF Research Center in Mountain View, CA.

Ethan Sarnoski (Buck Institute for Research on Aging)

Ethan, who recently earned his bachelor’s degree in pathobiology from the University of Connecticut, shares his summer experience at the Buck Institute and explains his interest in using science to create a better world.