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Fourth Cohort 2010 -2012

Jordan Booker

Hometown: Roanoke, VA

Undergrad & Major:  Virginia Tech, Developmental and Biological Psychology

Lab & Department: Social Development Lab/Child Study Center, Developmental and Biological Psychology

IMSD Mentor: Julie Dunsmore, Ph.D.

Current Status: Assistant Professor at University of Missouri-Columbia

Kacie (Allen) Blackman

Hometown: Bakersfield, CA

Undergrad & Major: Howard University, Human Performance

Lab Name & Department: Translational Obesity Research Program, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, & Exercise Biochemistry

IMSD Mentor: Paul Estabrooks & Jamie Zoellner

Current Status: Assistant Professor at California State University, Northridge

Bianca Baker

Hometown: Portsmouth, VA

Undergrad & Major: Virginia Tech, Biology/Immunology

Lab Name & Department: Laboratory of Innate Immunity and Inflammation, Biology Dept.

IMSD Advisor: Dr. Liwu Li

Current Status: Director, US Ophthalmics, Medical and Clinical Affairs at Dompé

Stephanie Kusano

Hometown: Centreville, VA

Undergrad & Major: Virginia Tech, Mechanical Engineering

Lab Name & Department: Engineering Education

IMSD Advisor: Dr. Clay Gabler

Current Status: Assessment & Evaluation Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Michigan's Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at University of Michigan

Tristan Hayes

Hometown: Portsmouth, VA

Undergrad & Major: Virginia Commonwealth University, BS Bioinformatics (VCU), Biology

Lab name & Department: Dr. Chris Lawrence Lab, Biology

IMSD Advisor: Dr. Chris Lawrence

Current Status: Graduate Student, Virginia Tech