June 2014, Attendee

Josh  Wolff

Josh Wolff

Graduate Student, Technology and Policy Program, MIT

I am a graduate student in MIT’s Technology and Policy Program, and I have an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Vermont.

Brian  Aguado

Brian Aguado

Graduate Student, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University

Brian Aguado is currently a Ph.D. Candidate and NSF Fellow in the Biomedical Engineering department at Northwestern University. He holds a B.S.

Reggie Bain

Reggie Bain

Graduate Student, Physics, Duke

I am currently a second year graduate student in theoretical physics at Duke University.

Annie  Bruns

Annie Bruns

Graduate Student, Molecular Biology, Northwestern University

Annie grew up in a tiny farming town in Northeast Iowa, and received her B.A. in biology from Luther College in Decorah, IA.

Paul J. CaraDonna

Paul J. CaraDonna

Graduate Student, Ecology, University of Arizona

Timing is everything, but context matters; this is the focus of my PhD research at the University of Arizona.

Mike  Chaffin

Mike Chaffin

Graduate Student, Planetary Science, University of Colorado

Mike studies the history of atmospheric evolution at water loss at Mars as a member of a NASA mission called MAVEN, which arrives at Mars this September.

Catherine  Dayger

Catherine Dayger

Graduate Student, Biology, Portland State Univeristy

I received a BS and MS in Animal Sciences from University of Illinois where I studied cellular invasion in a human reproductive disease, endometriosis.

Jaime K Devine

Jaime K Devine

Graduate Student, Neuroscience, Brandeis University

Jaime is a Neuroscience Ph.D.

Kelsey  Ellis

Kelsey Ellis

Graduate Student, Marine Science, UNC Chapel Hill

Kelsey is a marine science graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, studying the genetic basis for how marine diatoms react to …

Tabitha  Finch

Tabitha Finch

Manager of Science Education, McWane Science Center, Birmingham, AL

Tabitha recently finished her PhD in Biology at the University of Missouri where she used noninvasive sampling techniques to study questions on the …

Michael  J.  Frazier

Michael J. Frazier

Graduate Student, Material Science, University of Colorado

Michael Frazier is PhD candidate at the University of Colorado researching the dynamics and properties of dissipative heterogeneous periodic materials.

Megan  F Gambs

Megan F Gambs

Graduate Student, Oceanography, University of Washington

Gambs is a graduate student in the School of Oceanography at the University of Washington, studying how the ocean and atmosphere respond to megafloods …

Alexandra  Giese

Alexandra Giese

Graduate Student, Earth Sciences, Dartmouth

Alexandra Giese received a Bachelors in Earth and Planetary Sciences from Harvard in 2009 and entered a PhD program in Earth Sciences at Dartmouth in 2011, …