Julia Kudryashev - Ph.D. Student, Bioengineering
B.S. Bioengineering - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017
2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Julia Kudryashev is a graduate student pursuing a Bioengineering Ph.D. at UCSD. She is interested in developing diagnostic and research tools for the nervous system, and in improving in vitro tissue models. When she's not in lab, Julia enjoys dabbling in different art mediums and spending time with her cat.
Lauren Waggoner - Ph.D. Student, Nanoengineering
B.S. Nanoengineering - UC San Diego, 2014
Lauren is interested in researching nanotechnology and nanomaterials for localized drug delivery applications and personalized medical treatment.
Rebecca Kandell - Ph.D. Student, Bioengineering
Rebecca is pursuing a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from UCSD. She is interested in leveraging nanomedicine and tissue engineering to treat traumatic brain injury and other neurodegenerative disorders of the central nervous system.
Marianne Madias - Ph.D. Student, Bioengineering
B.S. Biomedical Engineering - University of Arizona, 2019
2019 Sloan Fellow
Marianne Madias is pursuing a Ph.D. in Bioengineering at UCSD. She is interested in using nanomaterials to develop innovative technologies for the treatment and diagnosis of diseases affecting the nervous system.
Katie North - Master's Student, Bioengineering
B.S. Biology - Texas State University, 2018
Katie North is a graduate student pursuing her Masters’ in Bioengineering at UCSD. She is interested in using cutting edge nanomaterials to develop new nanocarriers for the targeted treatment of traumatic brain injury. She has long-term interests in developing new drug delivery techniques for autoimmune diseases.
Jason Wu - Ph.D. Student, Bioengineering
B.S. Bioengineering - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2020
Jason Wu is pursuing a Ph.D. in Bioengineering at UCSD. He is interested in using nanomaterials for targeted therapeutic delivery to treat neurodegenerative diseases and to modulate the immune response after traumatic brain injury. In his spare time he enjoys Latin dancing and longboard surfing with his friends.