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Fellows 2013

Hiring incentive: Fellows appointed in 1996 and forward are eligible for the UC hiring incentive unless they currently hold a UC faculty appointment. To see a list of current fellows who hold a UC faculty appointment, visit the Meet our faculty page. See list of Fellows 1985-1989 and list of Fellows 1990-1995.

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Appointment:

(former UCSD-CPF)

Education:

B.A., History and Chicana/o Studies, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., American Studies, Yale University; Ph.D., American Studies, Yale University.

Dissertation:

The Second City Anew: Mexicans, Urban Culture, and Migration in the Transformation of Chicago, 1940-1965

Thesis Advisor:

Stephen Pitti, Professor of American Studies and History, Yale University

Research Topic:

The Second City Anew: Mexicans, Urban Culture, and Migration in the Transformation of Chicago, 1940-1986

Mentor:

David Gutierrez, Professor of History, University of California, San Diego

See Profile for Mike Amezcua
Education:

B.A., English Literature, Swarthmore College; M.A., Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego

Dissertation:

Pacifically Possessed: Scientific Production and Native Hawaiian Critique of the "Almost White" Polynesian Race

Thesis Advisor:

Ross Frank, Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego

Research Topic:

Hawaiian Types: Scientific and Popular Visualizations of Race and Racial Mixture in Hawai’i

Mentor:

Andrea Smith, Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of California, Riverside

See Profile for Maile Arvin
Education:

B.S., Chemistry, North Dakota State University; Ph.D., Chemistry, North Dakota State University

Dissertation:

Enantiospecific chiral transfer: 6π-photocyclization of axially chiral acrylanilides as model reactions

Thesis Advisor:

Sivaguru Jayaraman, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, North Dakota State University

Research Topic:

Crystalline Photochromic Molecular Rotors

Mentor:

Miguel Garcia-Garibay, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

See Profile for Anoklase Ayitou
Education:

B.A., Anthropology, San Jose State University; M.A., History and Anthropology; San Jose State University; M.A., Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Medical Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco Joint Medical Anthropology Program

Dissertation:

Translating Sweetness: Type 2 Diabetes, Race, Research and Outreach

Thesis Advisor:

Cori Hayden, Professor of Medical and Sociocultural Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley

Research Topic:

Race, Genomics, and Health Disparities: Classificatory Politics and Bioethical Conscription

Mentor:

Jennifer E. Reardon, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz

See Profile for James Battle
Education:

B.A., Psychology, Boston College; M.S., Biology, University of Texas, Arlington; Ph.D., Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation:

Gonadotropin Inhibitory Hormone: New Insights into the Neuroendocrinology of Stress and Social Conditions

Thesis Advisor:

George E. Bentley, Professor of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley and Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute

Research Topic:

The Neurobiology of Vertebrate Speciation

Mentor:

Lance Kriegsfeld, Professor of Psychology and Erica Bree Rosenblum, Professor of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley

See Profile for Rebecca M. Calisi-Rodriguez
Education:

B.A., Neuroscience and Psychology, Pitzer College; Ph.D., Neuroscience, Georgetown University

Dissertation:

Genetic Regulation of the Generation of Neuronal Diversity in the Developing Mammalian Basal Forebrain

Thesis Advisor:

Joshua Corbin, Professor of Pediatrics and of Pharmacology & Physiology, Georgetown University

Research Topic:

Cortical Inhibitory Circuit Defects in Mouse Models of ASD

Mentor:

Sam Pleasure, Professor of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

Education:

B.S., Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California Los Angeles; Ph.D., Infectious Diseases and Immunity, University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation:

Characterizing the Molecular Basis for mRNA Targeting and Destruction by the Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpes virus (KSHV) Protein Sox

Thesis Advisor:

Britt A. Glaunsinger, Professor of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Research Topic:

Probing Novel Genetic Pathways to Promote Beta Cell Proliferation and Regeneration

Mentor:

Michael T. McManus, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco

See Profile for Sergio Covarrubias
Appointment:

(former UCB-CPF)

Education:

B.S., Biology, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez; Ph.D., Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation:

Behavior, Ecology, and Genetics of Geoffroy's Tamarin (Saguinus geoffroyi)

Thesis Advisor:

Eileen A. Lacey, Professor of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Research Topic:

The Ecology of Virus Sex

Mentor:

Steven E. Lindow, Professor of Plant and Microbial Biology and Ellen L. Simms, Professor of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley

See Profile for Sam Diaz-Munoz
Appointment:

(former UCB-CPF and PPF)

Education:

B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering; M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University; Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Dissertation:

Dielectric Charging in CMOS MEMS

Thesis Advisor:

Gary Fedder, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Research Topic:

Reliability of Inertial MEMS Sensors

Mentor:

Al Pisano, Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego

Education:

B.S., Neuroscience, Brown University; Ph.D., Neuroscience, Stanford University

Dissertation:

Genetic Mosaic Analysis of Lineage and Activity in Wiring the Brain

Thesis Advisor:

Liqun Luo, Professor of Biology, Stanford University

Research Topic:

Structural and Functional Plasticity in Juvenile Mouse Visual Cortex

Mentor:

Michael P. Stryker, Professor of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco

See Profile for Juan Sebastian Espinosa
Education:

B.S., Agricultural Engineering, Purdue University; M.S., Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Purdue University; Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of California, Irvine

Dissertation:

Integrated parcel-scale urban coastal flood modeling: accounting for tide, surge, wave, sea level rise, and flood control infrastructure

Thesis Advisor:

Brett Sanders, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Irvine

Research Topic:

A Validated Runup and Overtopping Model for Advancing Urban Coastal Flood Prediction

Mentor:

Robert Guza, Professor of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego

Education:

B.A., Spanish, Michigan State University; B.S., Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University; M.S., Marine Biology, College of Charleston; Ph.D., Biology, University of Southern California

Dissertation:

Effects of global change on the physiology and biogeochemistry of the N2-fixing cyanobacteria Trichodesmium erythraeum and Crocosphaera watsonii

Thesis Advisor:

David Hutchins, Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California

Research Topic:

Interactive controls of phytoplankton communities and rapidly changing ocean chemistry on CO2 fixation and nutrient acquisition

Mentor:

Adam Martiny, Professor of Earth Systems Science and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine

See Profile for Nathan Garcia
Education:

B.S., Biology, Emory University; Ph.D., Molecular Biology, University of California, San Francisco

Dissertation:

Mechanisms that specify promoter nucleosome location and identity

Thesis Advisor:

Hiten Madhani, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco

Research Topic:

The influence of HIV Vif on T cell Activation

Mentor:

Nevan Krogan, Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco

See Profile for Paul Hartley
Education:

B.S., Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans; Ph.D., Biological Science, Florida State University

Dissertation:

The role of Local Adaptation in the Evolution of Reproductive Isolation

Thesis Advisor:

Alice A. Winn, Professor of Biological Science, Florida State University

Research Topic:

The Evolution of Complex Adaptations

Mentor:

Johanna Schmitt, Professor of Ecology and Evolution, University of California, Davis and David Ackerly, Professor of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Education:

B.A., Latin American Studies and Chicana/o Studies, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation:

Nonprofits in Production: Race, Place, and the Politics of Care in Oakland, California

Thesis Advisor:

Ramon Grosfoguel, Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Research Topic:

Politicizing Care: Race, Philanthropy, and the Making of the Latino Nonprofit Sector

Mentor:

Maylei Blackwell, Professor of Chicana/o Studies and Women's Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

See Profile for Juan Herrera
Education:

B.A., Asian American Studies, University of California, Davis; E.D.M., Education-Policy and Management, Harvard University; Ph.D., Education, University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation:

Colonial Articulations: English Instruction in the Philippines and the “Benevolence” of U.S. Overseas Expansion, 1898-1916

Thesis Advisor:

Daniel Perlstein, Professor of Education, University of California, Berkeley

Research Topic:

Colonialism and Education

Mentor:

Cristina Gonzalez, Professor of Education, University of California, Davis

See Profile for Funie Hsu
Education:

B.A., English, University of Kansas; M.A., English, University of Illinois, Chicago; Ph.D., Literature, University of California, San Diego

Dissertation:

Untelling the Tales of Empire: Intimate Epistemologies of the Korean War

Thesis Advisor:

Shelley Streeby, Professor of Ethnic Studies and Literature, University of California, San Diego and Lisa Lowe, Professor of English, Tufts University

Research Topic:

Warring Genealogies: Race, Kinship, and the Korean War

Mentor:

James Kyung-Jin Lee, Professor of Asian American Studies, University of California, Irvine

Education:

B.S., Chemistry, University of Utah; Ph.D., Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Dissertation:

Functional Polypeptides for Biomedical Applications

Thesis Advisor:

Timothy Deming, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Topic:

The role of the mucin glycocalyx in cancer

Mentor:

Carolyn Bertozzi, Professor of Chemistry & Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Education:

B.A., Spanish and Creative Writing, Middlebury College; M.A., Latin American Studies and Anthropology, University of Texas, Austin; Ph.D., Sociocultural Anthropology, University of California, Davis

Dissertation:

Soil Practitioners and ‘Vital Spaces’: Agricultural Ethics and Life Processes in the Colombian Amazon

Thesis Advisor:

Marisol de la Cadena, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Davis

Research Topic:

Alternative Science, Ecological Health and ‘Degrowth’ for a Different Life

Mentor:

Andrew Mathews, Professor of Anthropology and Anna Tsing, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Appointment:

(former UCI-CPF)

Education:

B.S., Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin; B.S., Physics, University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., Astrophysics, University of Oxford

Dissertation:

The Assembly History of Disk Galaxies

Thesis Advisor:

Mark Sullivan, Professor of Astrophysics, University of Oxford

Research Topic:

Fresh Leads on the Astrophysical Nature of Dark Matter

Mentor:

James Bullock, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine

See Profile for Sarah Miller
Education:

B.S., Biochemistry, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Ph.D., Biological Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Dissertation:

Unifying Mechanisms of Developmental Timing: Genetic and Molecular Analysis of the Molting Cycle Timer of C. elegans

Thesis Advisor:

Alison R. Frand, Professor of Biological Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Topic:

Mechanisms Underlying the Determinative and Modulatory Actions of the Glucocorticoid Receptor

Mentor:

Keith Yamamoto, Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco

See Profile for Gabriela C. Monsalve
Education:

B.A., Psychology, Wellesley College; M.A., Communication, University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., Communication, University of California, San Diego

Dissertation:

Visualizing Violence: Photographic Evidence of Domestic Violence Trials and Popular Culture

Thesis Advisor:

Patrick Anderson, Professor of Communication, University of California, San Diego

Research Topic:

Haptic Customs of Law Professionals Handling Domestic Violence Trials

Mentor:

Marianne Constable, Professor of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley

Appointment:

(former UCD-CPF)

Education:

B.A., Anthropology and International Development, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., American Studies & Ethnicity, University of Southern California; Ph.D., American Studies & Ethnicity, University of Southern California

Dissertation:

Rendered Visualities: Representation & Detention in the War on Terror

Thesis Advisor:

Sarah Banet-Weiser, Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California

Research Topic:

Redacted Bodies, Rendered Visualities: Reading Digital Archives in the War on Terror

Mentor:

Caren Kaplan, Professor of English, University of California, Davis

See Profile for Anjali Nath
Education:

B.S., Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine; Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of California, Irvine

Dissertation:

Laminar Circuit Organization and Inhibitory Neuronal Control of Primary Visual Cortex

Thesis Advisor:

Xiangmin Xu, Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine

Research Topic:

Network Level Encoding of Associative Learning Imaged in Individual Neurons in Vivo

Mentor:

Joshua Trachtenberg, Professor of Neurobiology, University of California Los Angeles

See Profile for Nicholas D. Olivas
Education:

B.S., Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles

Dissertation:

Systems Genetics Approaches for the Understanding of Complex Clinical and Molecular Traits

Thesis Advisor:

Jake Lusis, Professor of Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Topic:

Impact of DNA methylation differences among genetically diverse individuals on complex molecular and clinical traits

Mentor:

Matteo Pellegrini, Professor of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles

Education:

B.A., Psychology, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology and a Minor in Education, University of Chicago

Dissertation:

The Cognitive Mechanism Underlying Math Anxiety in Early Elementary School

Thesis Advisor:

Sian L. Beilock, Professor of Psychology, University of Chicago

Research Topic:

Teaching Practices of Math Anxious Teachers

Mentor:

James W. Stigler, Professor of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

See Profile for Gerardo Ramirez
Appointment:

(former UCB-CPF)

Education:

B.Tech., Chemical Engineering, Osmania University; M.S. Chemical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Biological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Dissertation:

Interaction between cell shape and signaling: a computational study

Thesis Advisor:

Ravi Iyengar, Professor of Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Research Topic:

Biomechanics of Cellular Membranes

Mentor:

George Oster, Professor of Environmental Science, Policy and Management and David Steigmann, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

See Profile for Padmini Rangamani
Education:

B.S., Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis; M.S., Biology, San Francisco State University; Ph.D., Neurobiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham

Dissertation:

The Role of Mitochondria and Plasma Membrane Ca2+ Transport Systems in Ca2+- dependent Glutamate Release from Rat Cortical Astrocytes

Thesis Advisor:

Vladimir Parpura, Professor of Neurobiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham

Research Topic:

Presynaptic Regulation of Glutamatergic Signaling in Schizophrenia

Mentor:

Raymond Swanson, Professor of Neurology and Susan Voglmaier, Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco

See Profile for Reno Cervo Reyes
Education:

B.S., Biology, Georgetown University; MD, Weil Medical College of Cornell University; Ph.D., Immunology, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Dissertation:

Self-antigen specific CD8+ T cell precursor Frequency determines the quality of the anti-tumor immune response

Thesis Advisor:

Alan Honghoton, Professor of Immunology and Jedd Wolchok, Professor of Immunology, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Research Topic:

Immune response to infection at maternal-fetal interface

Mentor:

Clifford Lowell, Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Anna Bakardjiev, Professor of Pediatric and Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco

See Profile for Gabrielle Rizzuto
Education:

B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University; M.S., Cell and Molecular Biology, Tulane University; Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, California Institute of Technology

Dissertation:

Statistical Models of the Protein Fitness Landscape: Applications to Protein Evolution and Engineering

Thesis Advisor:

Frances H. Arnold, Professor of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Research Topic:

Engineering proteins with ultra-high-throughput microfluidic screening

Mentor:

Adam Abate, Professor of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, University of California, San Francisco

See Profile for Philip A. Romero
Education:

B.A., French and Public Communication, American University; M.A., Philosophy, University of Memphis; Ph.D., Philosophy, Penn State University

Dissertation:

The Assisted Reproduction of Race: Thinking Through Race as a Reproductive Technology

Thesis Advisor:

Robert Bernasconi, Professor of Philosophy, Penn State University

Research Topic:

Poor Whites in the US and South Africa in the early 20th Century Mentor: David Theo Goldberg, Professor of Comparative Literature - Humanities Research Institute, University of California, Irvine

Mentor:

Stacy Kamehiro, Professor of History of Art and Visual Culture, University of California, Santa Cruz

See Profile for Camisha A. Russell
Appointment:

(former UCB-CPF)

Education:

B.A., Psychology, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Sociology, University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, San Diego

Dissertation:

Thin, White and Saved: Fat Stigma and the Fear of the Big Black Body

Thesis Advisor:

Maria Charles, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara, and Christena Turner, Professor of Sociology, University of California, San Diego

Research Topic:

Obesity Among Women of Color: Investigating the role of social and environmental factors in health outcome

Mentor:

Amani Nuru-Jeter, Professor of Public Health and Sandra Susan Smith, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

Education:

M.A., Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles

Dissertation:

Variational Models for Fine Structures

Thesis Advisor:

Stanley Osher, Professor of Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Topic:

Variational methods and Sparse Computing

Mentor:

Hongkai Zhao, Professor of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine

Education:

B.A., Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation:

Placing Refuge: Shell Mounds and the Archaeology of Colonial Encounters in the San Francisco Bay, California

Thesis Advisor:

Kent G. Lightfoot, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley

Research Topic:

The Archaeology of Indigenous Hinterlands in Colonial California

Mentor:

Lynn H. Gamble, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara

See Profile for Tsim D. Schneider
Education:

B.A., American Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., History of Consciousness (Notation in Feminist Studies), University of California, Santa Cruz

Dissertation:

Queer Remains: Insurgent Feelings and the Aesthetics of Violence

Thesis Advisor:

Donna Haraway, Professor of History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz

Research Topic:

Epistemic Underground: Armed Struggle, Trans Politics and Queer Resistance

Mentor:

Patrick Anderson, Professor of Communication, University of California, San Diego

See Profile for Eric A. Stanley
Education:

B.A., Biology, University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Cell and Developmental Biology, Harvard University

Dissertation:

Transcriptional Regulation of Synapse Remodeling in C. elegans

Thesis Advisor:

Joshua Kaplan, Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School and Professor of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Research Topic:

Identifying Novel Antagonists of Regeneration in the Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Mentor:

Yuh Nung Jan, Professor of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

See Profile for Katherine L. Thompson-Peer
Education:

B.S., Mathematics, Stanford University; M.S., Mathematics, University of Chicago; Ph.D., Mathematics, California Institute of Technology

Dissertation:

Vanishing Integrals for Hall-Littlewood Polynomials

Thesis Advisor:

Eric Rains, Professor of Mathematics, California Institute of Technology

Research Topic:

Combinatorial Representation Theory

Mentor:

Monica Vazirani, Professor of Mathematics, University of California, Davis

Education:

B.A., Psychology, University of Southern California; Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation:

Frontal and Basal Ganglia Contributions to Working Memory and Attention

Thesis Advisor:

Robert T. Knight, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of California, Berkeley

Research Topic:

Role of neuronal oscillations in coordinating frontal lobe dependent network activity in top-down cognitive processes

Mentor:

Adam Gazzaley, Professor of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

See Profile for Bradley Voytek
Education:

B.S., Chemistry, University of New Mexico; Ph.D., Material Science and Engineering, University of California, Davis

Dissertation:

Spectroscopic and calorimetric investigation of short and intermediate-range structures and energetics of amorphous SiCO, SiCN, and SiBCN polymer-derived ceramics

Thesis Advisor:

Alexandra Navrotsky, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Sabyasachi Sen, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis

Research Topic:

Investigation of the Effect of Composition and Atomic Structure on Electrochemical Properties of Ceramic Based Materials for Renewable Energy Applications

Mentor:

Bradley F. Chmelka, Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara

See Profile for Scarlett Widgeon
Education:

B.S., Chemistry, University of California, Irvine; M.S., Analytical Chemistry, California State University Los Angeles; Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, University of California, Riverside

Dissertation:

Mass Spectrometry and Density Functional Theory Characterizations of DNA Modifications

Thesis Advisor:

Yinsheng Wang, Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside

Research Topic:

Study of the atmospheric chemistry of nanoparticles as it relates to complex, cooperative self-assembly process at the air/ocean interface between biopolymers, lipids and inorganic salts

Mentor:

Robert Pomeroy, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego

See Profile for Renee T. Williams
Education:

B.S./B.A., Geological Sciences and Environmental Studies, University of the Pacific; M.S., Geological Sciences, The University of Texas, Austin; PhD., Geological Sciences, The University of Texas, Austin

Dissertation:

Delineating Controls on Hydrologic Variability and Water Geochemistry in Central Texas

Thesis Advisor:

Jay Banner, Professor of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas, Austin

Research Topic:

Using Paleoclimate reconstructions to investigate how and why California rainfall will change with Global Warming

Mentor:

Isabel P. Montañez, Professor of Geochemistry, University of California, Davis

See Profile for Corinne I. Wong
Appointment:

(former UCD-CPF)

Education:

B.S., Biological Sciences, California State University, San Marcos; M.S., Biological Sciences, California State University, San Marcos; Ph.D., Neurobiology, Emory University

Dissertation:

Contributions of motor neuron intrinsic properties to motor pattern generation

Thesis Advisor:

Ronald Calabrese, Professor of Biology, Emory University

Research Topic:

Mechanisms of encoding information in coordinating neurons

Mentor:

Brian Mulloney, Professor of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California, Davis

Appointment:

(former UCB-CPF)

Education:

B.S., Environmental Engineering, University of California, Riverside; M.S., Environmental Science and Engineering, California Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Environmental Science and Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Dissertation:

Chemistry of Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation

Thesis Advisor:

John H. Seinfeld, Professor of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Research Topic:

Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation in Earth’s Atmosphere from a Combination of Natural and Anthropogenic Emissions

Mentor:

Allen H. Goldstein, Professor of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley