Recent ASPET SURF Mentors

Each year, ASPET SURF students are placed with mentors whose interests align closely with their own in pharmacological and pharmaceutical sciences. You are welcome to request to work with any of these faculty or others in those disciplines in your application, and we will try to make you a perfect match!

Dhaval Shah, PhD

Dhaval Shah, PhD
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Student Mentees
Rose Durnell (2018)
Caitlin Deubell (2017)
Emily Bonacquisti (2016)
 

 

David Dietz, PhD

David Dietz, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology 

Student Mentees
Moriah Cobb (2017)
Laura Baratta (2015) 
Jacob Pugliese (2013) 

M. Laura Feltri, MD

M. Laura Feltri, MD
Department of Biochemistry
 

Student Mentee
Yiran An (2015) 

Margarita Dubocovich, PhD

Margarita Dubocovich, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology 

Student Mentees
Nadin Zelnilovic (2017)
Garrett Sheehan (2017)
Kaliana Veros (2015 & 2016)
Alexandra Van Hall (2014) 
Danielle Precourt (2013) 

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology 

Student Mentee
Lindsay Robinson (2015) 

Marilyn Morris, PhD

Marilyn Morris, PhD
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Student Mentees
Christian Dohring (2015)
Andrew Patt (2014)
Kristin Hill (2013) 

James Olson, PhD

James Olson, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology 

Student Mentees
Ashley Peppriell (2016)
Maisa De Sousa Dos Santos (2015) 

Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD

Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology 

Student Mentees
Zuiru Lin (2017)
Rebecca Lee (2015)
Dian Lin (2015)
Kendrique Morgan (2015) 
Alexandra Van Hall (2014) 

Sarah X. Zhang, MD

Sarah X. Zhang, MD
Department of Ophthalmology 

Student Mentee
Emily Marra (2015) 

Satpal Singh, PhD

Satpal Singh, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology 

Student Mentee
Kathleen Rusnak (2014) 

Caroline Bass, PhD

Caroline Bass, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology 

Student Mentees
Erin McNell (2018)
Yun Beom Lee (2016)
Shannon Tierney (2014) 

Pablo M. Paez, PhD

Pablo M. Paez, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology 

Student Mentees
Jessica Smith (2014) 
Precious de Verteuil (2013) 

Samir Haj-Dahmane, PhD

Samir Haj-Dahmane, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology 

Student Mentee
Randall Shearer (2013) 

Stewart Clark, PhD

Stewart Clark, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology 

Student Mentees
Gabriella King (2018)
Grace Seungin Yoo (2013) 

Arin Bhattacharjee

Arin Bhattacharjee, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Student Mentee
Shruti Bidani (2016) 

Sathy Balu-Iyer, PhD

Sathy Balu-Iyer, PhD
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Student Mentees
Sareh Ghadersohi (2018)
Kirk Hofman (2016) 

Pinaki Sarder, PhD

Pinaki Sarder, PhD

Deaprtment of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Student Mentee
Israh Ibrahim (2017)

John Crane, MD, PhD

John Crane, MD, PhD

Department of Medicine

Student Mentee
Michael Olyer (2017)

Robert Straubinger, PhD

Robert Straubinger, PhD

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Student Mentee
Nicholas Athans (2018)