The University of Iowa

Medical Scientist Training Program

Carver College of Medicine

CURRENT TRAINEES

M1G and M2G - students in the first two years of clinical training

M3G and M4G - students in the first two years of the graduate phase of training, generally fulfilling didactic requirements for the PhD

M5G - students who have completed the comprehensive exam and are doing independent work toward their thesis

M6G - students who have completed and defended their thesis and returned to the clinical curriculum to complete the requirements for the MD

Name Status PhD Department Mentor
Ackell, Andrew M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Mark Anderson, MD, PhD  
Arkee, Tina M2G Rotating Nitin Karandikar, MD, PhD (Sum 2015)  
Autenried, Rebecca M3G Rotating E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD (Fall 2015)  
Benavides, Amanda M5G Neuroscience Peg Nopoulos, MD  
Boland, Lauren M2G Rotating Robert Cornell, PhD (Sum 2015)

James Ankrum, PhD (Sum 15)
Bongers, Kale M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Chris Adams, MD, PhD  
Borcherding, Nicholas M2G Rotating Weizhou Zhang, PhD (Sum 2015)  
Brueggeman, Leo M1G Rotating Kai Tan, PhD (Sum 2015)  
Burghardt, Elliot M1G      
Cherepanova, Natalya M4G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Andrew Pieper, MD, PhD  
Choi, Michael M3G Chemistry Amnon Kohen, PhD  
Clay, Gwendolyn M6G Molecular and Cellular Biology Mary Wilson, MD  
Cook, Daniel M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics David Stoltz, MD, PhD  
Elliott, Eric M5G Molecular & Cellular Biology Fayyaz Sutterwala, MD, PhD  
Evans, Lucy M1G      
Falls, Kelly M3G Free Radical & Radiation Biology Douglas Spitz, PhD  
Feddersen, Charlotte M4G Anatomy & Cell Biology Adam Dupuy, PhD  
Fox, Daniel M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Chris Adams, MD, PhD  
Fuller, Margaret M2G Rotating John Wemmie, MD, PhD (Sum 2015),  
Genova, Rachel M4G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Andrew Pieper, MD, PhD  
Giacalone, Joseph M4G Genetics Edwin Stone, MD, PhD

Budd Tucker, PhD
Gildenberg, Melissa M4G Biochemistry Todd Washington, PhD  
Grunewald, Matthew M4G Microbiology Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD  
Gu, Sean M5G Molecular and Cellular Biology Steve Lentz, MD, PhD  
Haskins, Cole M3G Epidemiology Betsy Chrischilles, PhD  
Hayes, Michael M5G Molecular & Cellular Biology Daniel Weeks, PhD  
Huang, Sunny M3G Molecular & Cellular Biology Val Sheffield, MD, PhD  
Iyer, Krishna M6G Biomedical Engineering Eric Hoffman, PhD  
Jareczek, Francis (Frank) M5G Neuroscience Donna Hammond, PhD  
Kelley, Ryan M3G Rotating Nandakumar Narayanan, MD, PhD (Fall 2015)  
Kim, Marie M5G Immunology John Harty, PhD  
King-McAlpin, Abdul Qaadir M2G Rotating Lee, Amy, PhD (Sum 2015)  
LeFebvre, Mitchell M1G Rotating John Harty, PhD (Sum 2015)  
Lewis, Carly M4G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Michael Anderson, PhD

John Fingert, MD, PhD
Lim, Tiffany M4G Microbiology Mary Wilson, MD  
Liu, Guanghao M4G Neurosciences Gloria Lee, PhD  
Mambetsariev, Nurbek M5G Immunology Gail Bishop, PhD  
Marquez Loza, Laura M1G Rotating Daniel O'Leary, PhD (Sum 2015)  
Matasic, Daniel M3G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Barry London, MD, PhD  
McCracken, Jenna M5G Microbiology Lee-Ann Allen, PhD  
Monson, Eric M5G Genetics Virginia Willour, PhD  
Nguyen, Emily M5G Molecular & Cellular Biology Isabelle Grumbach, MD  
Park, Jung M5G Anatomy & Cell Biology Ron Weigel, MD, PhD  
Proch, Katherine M5G Neuroscience George Richerson, MD, PhD  
Rasmussen, Tyler M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Mark Anderson, MD, PhD  
Rogers, Kai M2G Rotating Blaise Boles, PhD (Sum 2015)

Wendy Maury, PhD (Sum 2015)
Sandgren, Jeremy M4G Pharmacology Justin Grobe, PhD  
Schoenfeld, Joshua M5G Free Radical and Radiation Biology Doug Spitz, PhD  
Shah, Viral M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Michael Welsh, MD  
Sloan, Christina M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Richard Smith, MD  
Stump, Madeliene M5G Neuroscience Curt Sigmund, PhD  
Swanton, Amanda M5G Translational Biomedicine Corinne Peek-Asa, PhD  
Teran, Frida M2G Rotating Christopher Adams, MD, PhD (Sum 2015)  
Tereshchenko, Alexander M3G Neuroscience Peg Nopoulos, MD  
Todd, Dylan M3G Rotating    
Tompkins, Sean M5G Biochemistry Eric Taylor, PhD  
Toral, Marcus M3G Rotating Vinit Mahajan, MD, PhD (Fall 2015)  
Velez, Gabriel M2G Rotating Vinit Mahajan, MD, PhD (Sum 2015)  
Walimbe, Ameya M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Kevin Campbell, PhD  
Wheeler, Dorthea M5G Immunology Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD  
Whillock, Amy M2G Rotating Gail Bishop, PhD, (Sum 2015)  
Young, Amy M5G Anatomy & Cell Biology Adam Dupuy, PhD  
Zhang, Michael M5G Microbiology Jon Houtman, PhD  
Zhu, Eliot M1G Rotating Jacob Michaelson, PhD (Sum 2015)