Jordan Taylor Moore

by on October 13, 2023 10:06 pm
Jordan Moore is a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the Departments of Materials Science & Engineering and Neurology. His research focuses on developing biomaterial based strategies for gene and protein delivery to treat stroke injury. Jordan received both a Bachelors of Science in Applied Mathematics and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from The Ohio State University. Outside of research, Jordan enjoys exploring new restaurants, breweries, and… Continue reading »

Brittany J Bush

by on October 11, 2023 12:02 am
Brittany Bush (she/her) is a postdoctoral scholar in the Giardino Lab in the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Her work focuses on sex differences in neurocircuitry— specifically the amygdala and the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis (BNST)— involved in sleep, addiction and mood disorders. In the future, she also plans to investigate the role of comorbidities (sleep disorders, reproductive disorders, and addiction) and… Continue reading »

Maria Jose Medrano Matamoros

by on October 9, 2023 8:58 pm
Maria Jose Medrano Matamoros is a postdoctoral scholar in the Wang Group in the department of Radiology at Stanford School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the development of novel image reconstruction and deep-learning techniques to optimize CT image quality and patient dose delivery. She completed her PhD in electrical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis where she was a recipient of the Imaging… Continue reading »

Michelle M. Miranda Vélez

by on October 9, 2023 8:50 pm
Michelle Miranda (she/her) is a postdoctoral scholar in the Dodd Lab in the Pathology Department. Her research interest lies in bridging science and medicine by implementing core chemistry to study and improve human health. Specifically, her focus is on understanding choline metabolism and the production of trimethylamine by commensal gut bacteria, investigating the influence of diet and microbiota on choline metabolism in the gut, and… Continue reading »

Kathryn "Katie" Kapp

by on October 9, 2023 8:43 pm
Kathryn, or Katie, (she/her) is a Propel Postdoctoral Scholar in Dr. Sharon Pitteri’s lab in the Department of Radiology at the Canary Center at Stanford for Early Cancer Detection. Her research uses biological mass spectrometry to study protein glycosylation altered in various cancers, with the goal of improving early cancer detection. Katie enjoys teaching and mentoring and is active in various STEM outreach activities. Katie… Continue reading »

Marcela Radtke

by on October 9, 2023 8:38 pm
Marcela Radtke (she/her) is a postdoctoral researcher in the Food for Health Equity Lab at Stanford. Marcela’s research focuses on the intersection of nutrition and medicine using a health equity approach. She is working on various projects that implement ‘Food as Medicine’ interventions in the healthcare setting to improve diet-related chronic disease risk outcomes, such as in the experience of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer… Continue reading »

David Au

by on October 9, 2023 8:23 pm
David Au (he/him) is a postdoctoral scholar in Stephen Baccus’ lab in the Department of Neurobiology. His research focuses on understanding 1) how multiplexed photoreceptor systems contribute to complex visual processes of the early visual system of mammals, and 2) the effects of sleep on the visual neural code. These ideas take advantage of sophisticated computational models that David will generate from his experiments measuring… Continue reading »

Ixel Hernandez-Castro

by on October 9, 2023 8:16 pm
Ixel is a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health in the School of Medicine in Dr. Andres Cardenas’ lab. Her research has broadly focused on investigating the impact of exposures to chemical mixtures during the pre/postnatal period on maternal and infant health. She is particularly interested in understanding the co-occurring effects of pre/postnatal chemical and psychosocial stressors on fetal development, along… Continue reading »

Aoon Rizvi

by on October 6, 2023 9:57 pm
Aoon (On) Rizvi (he/him) completed his PhD in chemistry at the University of California, Irvine where he studied how polymers self-assembly on the nanoscale using advanced microscopy methods. Aoon’s time at UC Irvine inspired him to use his expertise to study biological systems. At Stanford, Dr. Rizvi is studying how DNA is organized within human cells on the nanoscale. Beyond research, Aoon is passionate about… Continue reading »