SRF Education Program Alumni

SRF Education Program Alumni

SENS Research Foundation supports a variety of student research endeavors, such as the Summer Scholars and Postbaccalaureate Fellowship Programs, which provide students with the opportunity to learn valuable laboratory and communication skills to become successful scientists. You can learn more about their experiences and accomplishments here, through their own written reports and video interviews.

Program Alumni by Year

2019 SRF Summer Scholars, Class of 2019

Front Row (left to right): Tori Lazerson, Helen Heo, Sanjana Saravanan
Back Row (left to right): Daron Yim, Eric Sun, Emily Yang, Danielle Hoffman, Elena Fulton
Not pictured: Kristin Barbour, Julia Ferrante, Catherine Liu, Vinay Veluvolu, Marta Williams, Karina Zadorozhny

Allison Bischoff

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Julie Andersen
Blog Profile

Claire Cunningham

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Jennifer Garrison
Blog Profile

Easton Farrell

Host Institution: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

Dennis Gong

Host Institution: Stanford University
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Snyder

Gabrielle Klemme

Host Institution: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

Matangi Kumar

Host Institution: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

Longsha Liu

Host Institution: Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator(s): Khalid Shah

Atharwa Mankame

Host Institution: Underdog Pharmaceuticals
Principal Investigator(s): Mike Kope

Kaitlin Pensabene

Host Institution: Turn Biotechnologies
Principal Investigator(s): Jay Sarkar

Murial Ross

Host Institution: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

Rithika Senthilkumar

Host Institution: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

Mikayla Stabile

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Amit Sharma

Aly Ung

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Amutha Boominathan

Anson Zhou

Host Institution: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

2019 SRF Summer Scholars, Class of 2019

Front Row (left to right): Tori Lazerson, Helen Heo, Sanjana Saravanan
Back Row (left to right): Daron Yim, Eric Sun, Emily Yang, Danielle Hoffman, Elena Fulton
Not pictured: Kristin Barbour, Julia Ferrante, Catherine Liu, Vinay Veluvolu, Marta Williams, Karina Zadorozhny

Kristin Barbour

Host Institution: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder
Blog Profile

Julia Ferrante

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Lisa Ellerby
Blog Profile

Elena Fulton

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Matthew O’Connor

Helen Heo

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Jennifer Garrison

Danielle Hoffman

Host Institution: Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator(s): Khalid Shah

Tori Lazerson

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Julie Andersen

Catherine Liu

Host Institution: Aspen Neuroscience
Principal Investigator(s): Jeanne Loring

Sanjana Saravanan

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Amutha Boominathan

Eric Sun

Host Institution: Stanford University
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Snyder

Vinay Veluvolu

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Matthew O’Connor

Marta Williams

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Gordon Lithgow

Emily Yang

Host Institution: Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator(s): Khalid Shah

Daron Yim

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Pankaj Kapahi

Karina Zadorozhny

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Judith Campisi

2019 SRF Postbaccalaureate Fellows, Class of 2019

Front Row (left to right): TBC
Back Row (left to right): TBC

Nana Anti

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Amutha Boominathan

Carolyn Barnes

Host Institution: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

Elena Fulton

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Amit Sharma

Angelina Malagodi

Host Institution: Aspen Neuroscience
Principal Investigator(s): Jeanne Loring

Wynnie Nguyen

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Julie Andersen

Emily Parlan

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Lisa Ellerby

Sanjana Saravanan

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Amutha Boominathan

2018 SRF Summer Scholars, Class of 2018

Front Row (left to right): Neha Ramchandani, Jeffrey Gu, Grace Porter, Guanlan Dong, Martina Velichkovska
Back Row (left to right): Sanam Kavari, Viraat Goel, Lee Rao, Rebecca Hardie, Srini Cherukuri, Joshua Sampson
Not Pictured: Carolyn Barnes

Carolyn Barnes

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Matthew O’Connor

Srini Cherukuri

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Pejmun Haghighi

Guanlan Dong

Host Institution: Stanford University
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Snyder

Viraat Goel

Host Institution: Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator(s): Khalid Shah

Jeffrey Gu

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Lisa Ellerby

Rebecca Hardie

Host Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Principal Investigator(s): Danica Chen

Sanam Kavari

Host Institution: Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator(s): Khalid Shah

Grace Porter

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Julie Andersen

Neha Ramchandani

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Gordon Lithgow

Lee Rao

Host Institution: Scripps Research Institute
Principal Investigator(s): Jeanne Loring

Joshua Sampson

Host Institution: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

Martina Velichkovska

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Amutha Boominathan

2018 SRF Postbaccalaureate Fellows, Class of 2018

Angielyn Campo, Carter Hall, Matthew Stocker, David Begelman, Heather Tolcher
Not pictured: Ankita Saxena

David Begelman

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Julie Andersen

Angielyn Campo

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Matthew O’Connor

Carter Hall

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Amutha Boominathan

Ankita Saxena

Host Institution: The Scripps Research Institute
Principal Investigator(s): Jeanne Loring

Matthew Stocker

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Matthew O’Connor

Heather Tolcher

Host Institution: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

2017 SRF Summer Scholars, Class of 2017

Left to right: Anja Schempf, Srinidhi Venkatesan Kalavai, Michaela Copp, Heather Tolcher, Sumedh Sontakke, Alefia Kothambawala, Amelia Anderson, Shil Patel, Aashka Patel, David Deng
Not Pictured: Yujie Ma and Jasmine Zhao

Amelia Anderson

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Matthew O’Connor

Michaela Copp

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Matthew O’Connor

Tianhan Deng

Host Institution: Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator(s): Khalid Shah

Srinidhi Venkatesan Kalavai

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Heinrich Jasper

Alefia Kothambawala

Host Institution: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

Yujie Ma

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Heinrich Jasper

Aashka Patel

Host Institution: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

Shil Patel

Host Institution: Scripps Research Institute
Principal Investigator(s): Jeanne Loring

Anja Schempf

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Brian Kennedy

Sumedh Sontakke

Host Institution: University of Oxford
Principal Investigator(s): Chas Bountra, David Brindley

Heather Tolcher

Host Institution: University of Oxford
Principal Investigator(s): Paul Riley

Jasmine Zhao

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Matthew O’Connor

2016 SRF Summer Scholars, Class of 2016

Back row: Elizabeth Batiuk, Isha Bagga, Ryan Leung, Felix Jackson, Martin Rodriguez Romero
Front row: Alicia Lee, GiHun Choi, Dayne Martinez, Celine-Lea Halioua-Haubold, Melissa Bonner, Julia McCreary, Wenyi Zhu

Isha Bagga

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Brian Kennedy

Elizabeth Batiuk

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Matthew O’Connor

Melissa Bonner

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Haroldo Silva

GiHun Choi

Host Institution: Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Principal Investigator(s): Khalid Shah

Celine-Lea Halioua-Haubold

Host Institution: Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

Felix Jackson

Host Institution: University of Oxford
Principal Investigator(s): Chas Bountra

Alicia Lee

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): James Yoo, Anthony Atala

Ryan Leung

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Anthony Atala, James Yoo

Dayne Martinez

Host Institution: Scripps Research Institute
Principal Investigator(s): Jeanne Loring

Julia McCreary

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Heinrich Jasper

Martin Rodriguez Romero

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): John Jackson

Wenyi Zhu

Host Institution: Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

2015 SRF Summer Scholars, Class of 2015

Back row: Blake Johnson, Celine-Lea Halioua-Haubold, Natalie Friedricks, Sumner Kilmarx, Federica Sartori, Amanda Paraluppi Bueno, Katie Manescu, June Hope
Front row: Jonah Simon, Zeeshaan Arshad, Brian Shing, Neal Nathan, Le Zhang, Rajan Choudhary
Not pictured: Dee Luo, Ryan Louer

Zeeshan Arshad

Host Institution: University of Oxford
Principal Investigator(s): Chas Bountra

Amanda Paraluppi Bueno

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Graca Almeida-Porada

Rajan Choudhary

Host Institution: University of Oxford
Principal Investigator(s): David Brindley

Natalie Friedricks

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Matthew O’Connor

Celine-Lea Halioua-Haubold

Host Institution: Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

June Hope

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Gordon Lithgow

Blake Johnson

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): John Jackson

Sumner Kilmarx

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Judith Campisi

Ryan Louer

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Anthony Atala, James Yoo

Dee Luo

Host Institution: Stanford University
Principal Investigator(s): David DiGiusto

Katie Manescu

Host Institution: Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Principal Investigator(s): Jeff Karp, Brock Reeve

Neal Nathan

Host Institution: Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Principal Investigator(s): Evan Snyder

Federica Sartori

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Rachel Brem

Brian Shing

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): James Yoo, Anthony Atala

Jonah Simon

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Haroldo Silva

Le Zhang

Host Institution: Scripps Research Institute
Principal Investigator(s): Jeanne Loring

2014 SRF Summer Scholars, Class of 2014, and 2014 Undergraduate Researchers

Left to right: James Smith, Connor Crowley, Summer Wang, Megan Harper, Christine Wu, Karina Liker, Shruti Singh, Julie Marco, Ethan Bassin, Sophia Szymkowiak, Abigail Hawkins, Rebecca Jones, Sebastian Aguiar, and Haben Tesfamariam.
Not pictured: Joi McLaughlin, Rahul Rekhi, and Sheri Zada.

Sebastian Aguiar

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Jennifer Garrison

Ethan Bassin

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): James Yoo, Anthony Atala

Connor Crowley

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Graca Almeida-Porada

Megan Harper

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Judith Campisi

Abigail Hawkins

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Graca Almeida-Porada

Rebecca Jones

Host Institution: University College London
Principal Investigator(s): Ivan Wall

Karina Liker

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Ehud Goldin

Julie Marco

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): John Jackson

Joi McLaughlin

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Heinrich Jasper

Rahul Rekhi

Host Institution: University of Oxford
Principal Investigator(s): Andrew Carr

Shruti Singh

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): John Jackson

James Smith

Host Institution: Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Principal Investigator(s): Jeff Karp, Brock Reeve

Sophia Szymkowiak

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Anthony Atala, James Yoo

Haben Tesfamariam

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Brian Kennedy

Summer Wang

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Matthew O’Connor

Christine Wu

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Haroldo Silva

Sheri Zada

Host Institution: University of Oxford
Principal Investigator(s): Afsie Sabokbar

Sean Batir

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Julie Anderson

Shahar Bracha

Host Institution: Weizmann Institute of Science
Principal Investigator(s): Valery Krizhanovsky

Daniel Bullock

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): John Jackson

Ali Crampton

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Matthew O’Connor

Brandon Frenz

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Heinrich Jasper

Meredith Giblin

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Judith Campisi

Anuj Kudva

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Ehud Goldin

Ariana Mirzarafie-Ahi

Host Institution: University of Cambridge
Principal Investigator(s): William Bains

John Moon

Host Institution: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Principal Investigator(s): Graca Almeida-Porada

Navneet Ramesh

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Haroldo Silva

Ethan Sarnoski

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Judith Campisi

Eric Zluhan

Host Institution: State University of New York Medical Center
Principal Investigator(s): Scott Blystone

Ali Crampton

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Matthew O’Connor

Sam Curran

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Judith Campisi

Jonathan D’Angelo

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Judith Campisi

 

Michael Presley

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Simon Melov

 

Nick Schaum

Host Institution: Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Principal Investigator(s): Judith Campisi

Jennie Sims

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Kelsey Moody

Connie Wang

Host Institution: SRF Research Center
Principal Investigator(s): Kelsey Moody

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