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The American Association of Immunologists

Past Program Participants (2003-2016)

2015-2016

Gina Castellanos Ellsworth, Haverhill High School, Haverhill, MA
Mentor: Daniel G. Remick, M.D., Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Antonio Gamboa, Garey High School, Pomona, CA
Mentor: Stephen A. O'Barr, Ph.D., Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA

Aaron Mathieu, Acton-Boxborough Regional High School, Acton, MA
Mentor: Neal Silverman, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Sarah Peterson, Nathan Hale High School, Tulsa Public Schools, Tulsa, OK
Mentor: Mark J. Soloski, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Jeremy M. Resmann, Soldan I.S. High School, St. Louis Public Schools, St. Louis, MO
Mentor: Wayne M. Yokoyama, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, St. Louis, MO

Gregory Shenk, Ph.D., Academy of Aerospace and Engineering, Hartford, CT
Mentor: Kamal M. Khanna, Ph.D., University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT

Patricia Weethee, Grove City High School, Grove City OH
Mentor: Amy E. Lovett-Racke, Ph.D., Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH

Michele Witkowski, Edison High School, Edison, NJ
Mentor: Lisa K. Denzin, Ph.D., Child Health Institute of NJ/Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2014-2015

Catherine Dollard, Northampton High School, Northampton, MA
Mentor: Clinton B. Mathias, Ph.D., Western New England University, Springfield, MA

Lori Fretta, Otter Valley Union High School, Brandon, VT
Mentor: Karen A. Fortner, Ph.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

Edwina C. Kinchington, Ph.D., Pittsburgh Public Schools, Pittsburgh, PA
Mentor: Christine Milcarek, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Beth R. Krauss, Manlius Pebble Hill School, DeWitt, NY
Mentor: Gary Winslow, Ph.D., Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Amy Loewen, Hinkley High School, Aurora CO
Mentor: Ronald J. Harbeck, Ph.D., National Jewish Health Advanced Diagnostic Labs, Denver, CO

John Siefert, Conrad Weiser Area School District, Robesonia, PA
Mentor: Angelika Antoni, Ph.D., Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA

Kindra M. Zuberbuehler, Wake County Public School System, Apex, NC
Mentor: Richard Lee Reinhardt, Ph.D., Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

2013-2014

Robert Aguilar, Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, OH
Mentor: Vincent K. Tuohy, Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Andrea Cobb, Ph.D., Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, VA
Mentor: Patrick M. Gillevet, Ph.D., George Mason University, Manassas, VA

Mark Trice, Frederick High School, Frederick, MD
Mentor: David A. Rozak, Ph.D., The United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD

Matthew S. Young, A&M Consolidated High School, College Station, TX
Mentor: Michael F. Criscitiello, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

2012-2013

Heidi M. Anderson, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, Lexington, KY
Mentor: Subbarao Bondada, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Judy J. Birschbach, West Bend East High, West Bend, WI
Mentor: Douglas Steeber, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

Stephen M. Biscotte, Cave Spring High School, Roanoke, VA
Mentor: Josep Bassaganya-Riera, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

Lesli Horowitz, Kearny School of International Business (SDUSD), San Diego, CA
Mentor: Nicholas Gascoigne, Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Nichole Kellerman, Walter Johnson High School, Bethesda, MD
Mentor: Pamela Schwartzberg, M.D., Ph.D., National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Retha R. Prescod, Atlantic Community High School, Delray Beach, FL
Mentor: Zhibin Chen, M.D., Ph.D., University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Jared M. Rashford, Ph.D., Winchester Thurston School, Pittsburgh, PA
Mentor: Kyle McKenna, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Amanda Smith, Union City High School, Union City, NJ
Mentor: Debra Laskin, Ph.D., Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

2011-2012

Lori Herrington, Chaparral High School, Temecula, CA
Mentor: Luc Teyton, M.D., Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Lyndonia L. Pascal, Palm Beach Lakes Community High School, West Palm Beach, FL
Mentor: Zhibin Chen, M.D., Ph.D., University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

2010-2011

Hadiya Woodham, Ph.D., The Park School of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
Mentor: Andrei Medvedev, Ph.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Victor Rodriguez, Southwest High School, San Diego, CA
Mentor: Wendy Havran, Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

John Goudie, Ed.D., Kalamazoo Area Math and Science Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Mentor: Terecita D. Yule, Ph.D., Pfizer, Inc., Kalamazoo, MI

Jon Pazol, West Leyden High School, Northlake, IL
Mentor: Stephen D. Miller, Ph.D., Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Oanh Lo, Marble Hill School for International Studies, Bronx NY
Mentor: Fotini Gounari, Ph.D., The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2009-2010

Peter Judson, The Sacred Heart School of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
Mentor: Ciriaco Piccirillo, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Elizabeth A. Begy, Geneseo Central School, Geneseo, NY
Mentor: B. Paige Lawrence. Ph.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

John F. Long, Dallas Independent School District, Dallas, TX
Mentor: David Farrar, Ph.D., Department of Immunology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Hana K. Mottley, South Brunswick High School, Monmouth Junction, NJ
Mentor: Padmini Salgame, Ph.D., Department of Medicine, UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Mark E. Stephansky, Whitman-Hanson Regional High School, Whitman, MA
Mentor: William Cruikshank, Ph.D., Pulmonary Center, Boston University Medical School, Boston, MA

Diane Lee, Magruder High School, Rockville, MD
Mentor: Brian A. Cobb, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

2008-2009

Mary Haus, Los Osos High School, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Mentor: Roberta R. Pollock, Ph.D., Department of Biology, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

Monica Thoune, Michigan Health Academy, Detroit, MI
Mentor: Mariana J. Kaplan, Ph.D., University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

David Mwangi, East Orange High School, East Orange, NJ
Mentor: Patricia Fitzgerald-Bocarsly, Ph.D., UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Kevin Jarigese, West Mesa High School, Albuquerque, NM
Mentor: Carolyn Mold, Ph.D., Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Rita English, John F. Kennedy Memorial High School, Iselin, NJ
Mentor: Debra Laskin, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology/Toxicology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

Nels Dokken, John F. Kennedy High School, South Bloomington, MN
Mentor: Chris Pennell, Ph.D., Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

2007-2008

Laurie E. Asermily, Seneca Falls Central School, Seneca Falls, NY
Mentor: Jennifer Anolik, M.D., Ph.D., Univ. of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Teresa R. Burke, Westford Academy, Westford, MA
Mentor: William Walker Cruikshank, Ph.D., Boston Univ. School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Emily K. Faulconer, Lakeland High School, Suffolk City Public Schools, Suffolk, VA
Mentor: Robert Eugene Ratzlaff, Ph.D., Old Dominion Univ., Norfolk, VA

Dawn M. Martell, Wilmington High School, Wilmington, MA
Mentor: William Walker Cruikshank, Ph.D., Boston Univ. School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Scott Troy, West High School, Denver Public Schools, Denver, CO
Mentor: Raul M. Torres, Ph.D., Univ. of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO

Elizabeth Withum, A.W. Coolidge Middle School, Reading, MA
Mentor: Rachel M. McLoughlin, Ph.D., Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

2006-2007

Ann Brokaw, Rocky River High School, Rocky River, OH
Mentor: Brian A. Cobb, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH

Molly Hanley, Magnificat High School, Rocky River, OH
Mentor: Neil S. Greenspan, M.D., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH

Philip Lundy, Brighton Area Schools, Brighton, MI
Mentor: Nicholas W. Lukacs, Ph.D., Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Debra Paul, F.H. Tuttle Middle School, South Burlington, VT
Mentor: Ralph C. Budd, M.D., Univ. of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

Mark Paul, Essex High School, Essex Junction, VT
Mentor: Ralph C. Budd, M.D., Univ. of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

2005-2006

Felicia A. Benson, Osborn High School, Detroit, MI
Mentor: Yi-Chi M. Kong, Ph.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

Amanda Dice, Baltimore Talent Development High School, Baltimore, MD
Mentor: Jan L. Powell, Ph.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Claire L. Hypolite, Edison High School, Minneapolis, MN
Mentor: Kristin A. Hogquist, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Marjorie Maxey, Western Albermarle High School, Crozet, VA
Mentor: Robert G. Sawyer, M.D., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Tamica A. Stubbs, E. E. Waddell High School, Charlotte, NC
Mentor: Juan Anguita, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC

Elizabeth Zdrojewski, West Allis West Milwaukee School, West Allis, WI
Mentor: Douglas A. Steeber, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

2004-2005

Alice Apostolou, Tahanto Regional High School, MA
Mentor: Frank Gibson, Ph.D., Boston University Medical School

Beverly Feig, Digital Harbor High School, Baltimore, MD
Mentor: Jan L. Powell, Ph.D., University Maryland Medical School

Susan P. Mooney, Haverhill High School, Haverhill, MA
Mentor: Dennis L. Kasper, Ph.D., Harvard University Medical School

Richard Willets, Haverhill High School, Haverhill, MA
Mentor: Greg Priebe, M.D., Harvard University Medical School

Dan O'Connell, St. Andrew's School, Middletown, DE
Mentor: Jennifer A. Punt, V.M.D., Ph.D., Haverford College, Philadelphia, PA

Nicole Veltre, Digital Harbor High School, Baltimore, MD
Mentor: Jan L. Powell, Ph.D., University of Maryland Medical School

2003-2004

Kara Jon Christesen, Salem High School, Salem, NH
Mentor: Andrew B. Onderdonk, Ph.D., Harvard University

Aurora Merry, Salem High School, Salem, NH
Mentor: Arthur O. Tzianabos, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School

Gloria J. Gilliam, North High School, Omaha, NE
Mentor: Devendra K. Agrawal, Ph.D., Creighton University

Tammy Morgan, Lake Placid High School, Lake Placid, NY
Mentor: Peter C. Sayles, Ph.D., Trudeau Institute

Amy J. Parent, Tupper Lake High School, Tupper Lake, NY
Mentor: Richard W. Dutton, Ph.D., Trudeau Institute

Thomas E. Schmit, Hamilton High School, Hamilton, MT
Mentor: Frank R. DeLeo, Ph.D., NIAID, NIH, Hamilton, MT

James F. Striebel, Corvallis High School, Corvallis, MT
Mentor: Kim J. Hasenkrug, Ph.D., NIAID, NIH, Hamilton, MT

LeeAnn Vaughan, North High School, Omaha, NE
Mentor: Kristen M. Drescher, Ph.D., Creighton University

2002-2003

Lindsay E. Porter, Pollard Middle School, Needham, MA
Mentor: Rao H. Prabhala, Ph.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Thomas J. Geelan, City Honors School, Buffalo, NY
Mentor: Elizabeth Repasky, Ph.D., Roswell Park Cancer Institute

L. Dee Eller, Coupeville High School, Coupeville, WA
Mentor: Philip F. Mixter, Ph.D., Washington State University

Dean Johnson, City Honors School, Buffalo, NY

Beth-Ann M. Shepley, Avon Middle-High School, Avon, MA

 


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