Organizing Committee

Brian  Aguado

Brian Aguado

Graduate Student, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University

Dr. Brian Aguado completed his Ph.D. at Northwestern University in the Biomedical Engineering department as an NSF Fellow in the Read more about Brian Aguado
Reggie Bain

Reggie Bain

Graduate Student, Physics, Duke

I am currently a second year graduate student in theoretical physics at Duke University. My research focuses on studying phenomenology in Quantum Read more about Reggie Bain

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. She will graduate in July with Read more about Annie Bruns

Maria Drout

Maria Drout

PhD Student, Harvard Department of Astronomy
ComSciCon Co-founder

Maria Drout is a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy at Harvard University, having completed a Masters in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Read more about Maria Drout

Chris Faesi

Chris Faesi

Graduate Student, Astronomy, Harvard
ComSciCon Co-founder

Chris Faesi is an NSF Graduate Research Fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.  His primary research interests center around studying Read more about Chris Faesi

Rodrigo  Garcia

Rodrigo Garcia

Grad Student, Neuroscience, MIT

My research is focused on both translational and basic science. I have investigated potential therapeutics for Rett Syndrome, an Autism Spectrum Disorder that primarily affects girls. Of equal interest has been exploring the role of the non-neuronal brain cells called astrocytes to the function of the normal and diseased brain. Read more about Rodrigo Garcia

 Karna Gowda

Karna Gowda

Graduate Student Northwestern University Applied Math

 Karna is a graduate student of applied mathematics at Northwestern University, where he studies the mathematics of ecology and climate change.