Early Stage Investigator

Yuna Usami, MSc

Current Title, Department, Employer: PhD Student in the lab of Associate Professor Takanori Kokubun Graduate Course of Health and Social Service, Saitama Prefectural University, Japan Bio: I was born in Saitama, Japan, and have lived there all my life. I studied for my bachelor's and master's degrees at Saitama Prefectural University. During my bachelor's [...]

Moe Yoneno, MSc

Current Title, Department, Employer: PhD Candidate in the lab of Associate Professor Takanori Kokubun Mechanobiology and Human Movement Sciences, Saitama Prefectural University Bio: I was born and raised in Japan. From my early childhood, I was involved in various sports such as ballet, soccer, swimming, and track and field, and became interested in kinesiology. [...]

Alina Kurjan, MSc 

Current Title, Department, Employer: PhD Candidate, Nuffield Department of Orthopedics, Rheumatology, and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS), University of Oxford Brief Bio: I was born in Belarus and have lived in Estonia for most of my life. For my udergraduate and masters of science degrees, I studied at the University of Glasgow. During that time, I [...]

Jillian Beveridge, PhD

Institute/Lab/Company Assistant Staff, Cleveland Clinic, Department of Biomedical Engineering Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Biomedical Engineering Profile My undergraduate degree was in Biomechanics and Sport Rehabilitation at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada. After graduating and working several years in industry in Nova Scotia, I went back to school to complete [...]

Josh Baxter, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Profile: I received my BS from Central Washington University, my MS from Oregon State University, my PhD from Penn State University, and I trained as a Post-doc at Hospital for Special Surgery. Who has been (have been) your mentor(s)? My primary [...]

Varun Arvind, PhD

Current Title and Department: MD/PhD Student Current Employer:  Mount Sinai Undergraduate Degree, University: BS, Rutgers University Graduate Degree, University: PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Who have been your mentors? Alice Huang What are you currently working on/what was the topic of your ORS Poster? My research focuses on investigating the role [...]

Anne Nichols, PhD

Current Title and Department: Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Musculoskeletal Research, University of Rochester Medical Center Current Employer: Dr. Alayna Loiselle Undergraduate Degree, University: BS in Studio Art, James Madison University Graduate Degree, University: PhD in Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences, Virginia Tech Post-doctoral Position: Loiselle Lab Past Employers: Prior to my PhD, I worked as [...]

Ben Freedman, PhD

Current Title, Department, Employer: Research Associate (K99), John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering Brief Bio (Past Education, Research Positions, Etc.): 2017-   Postdoctoral Fellow, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University 2017    PhD, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2011    BS, Biomedical [...]

Marcos Barcellona, MS

Marcos Barcellona is a recent PhD graduate from Dr. Lori Setton’s laboratory in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University. He will soon be starting a new role as a post-doctoral research fellow in Dr. Conor Buckley’s laboratory at Trinity College Dublin. Who were/are your past scientific mentors? I have greatly benefited from the mentorship of several people [...]

By |2021-02-23T18:54:24+00:00January 29th, 2021|Early Stage Investigator, Engineer|0 Comments

Tyler DiStefano, PhD

Tyler DiStefano is a PhD Candidate in the Spine Bioengineering Laboratory in the Department of Orthopaedics at Mount Sinai. Who were/are your past scientific mentors? There have been so many over the years (more than I can mention here!). My first meaningful BME research experience was at Rutgers University, where I participated in an [...]

By |2021-02-23T18:51:32+00:00December 21st, 2020|Early Stage Investigator, Engineer|0 Comments
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