Tamara Tate

July 24, 2018

Dr. Tamara Tate is a postdoctoral scholar in the Digital Learning Lab and School of Education working with Professor Mark Warschauer. She received her B.A. in English and Ph.D. in Education here at UCI. Tamara focuses on K-12 literacy education, technology-supported learning, and exceptional learners of all types. Her work has ranged from secondary analyses…

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Gaetano Speciale

June 26, 2018

Dr. Gaetano Speciale is a postdoctoral scholar working with Professor Gregory Weiss in the Department of Chemistry. He received his Ph.D. in Carbohydrate Chemistry from the University of Melbourne in 2016, and was awarded the G.I. Feutrill Award. His current research includes a corporate partnership to develop phage display and directed evolution of therapeutic proteases.…

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Wendy Brown

June 5, 2018

Dr. Wendy Brown is a translational postdoctoral fellow at DELTAi (Driving Engineering & Life-science Advances @Irvine) in the Biomedical Engineering Department under Professor Kyriacos A. Athanasiou. She received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from UC Davis in 2017 and cheered professionally for the Oakland Raiders and Sacramento Kings while in school. Wendy’s Ph.D. research focused…

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Veronica Newhart

May 8, 2018

Dr. Veronica Newhart is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the NIH-Funded, Institute of Clinical Translational Science TL-1 Training Program. She is conducting research with Drs. Jacquelynne Eccles, School of Education, and Dr. Jeff Krichmar, Department of Cognitive Sciences. She received her Ph.D. from UCI in 2018; her research interests include telepresence, child health & human development,…

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Martin Minns

April 17, 2018

Dr. Martin Minns is a postdoctoral researcher with Professor Eric Pearlman at the UCI Institute for Immunology. He received his Ph.D. in 2015 from Boston University researching mechanisms of migration and wound healing in the corneal epithelium after sterile injury. In the Pearlman lab, Martin studies the innate immune response to fungal and bacterial infections…

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Madison Fletcher

March 28, 2018

Dr. Madison Fletcher is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Chemistry working in the lab of Professor Greg Weiss. She received her Ph.D. in organic chemistry in May 2017 from Temple University synthesizing cyclic dinucleotide analogs to probe bacterial signaling systems. As a chemist now focusing on microbiology, she is pursuing an interdisciplinary…

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Daniel Dranow

March 14, 2018

Dr. Daniel Dranow is currently a postdoctoral research fellow the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology working in the lab of Professor Thomas Schilling. His research on the roles of cell polarity and cilia in cartilage patterning in the craniofacial skeleton may shed light on how chondrocyte cell polarity contributes to normal development as well…

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Christian Fischer

March 7, 2018

Dr. Christian Fisher is a postdoctoral scholar at the Teaching and Learning Research Center and the Digital Learning Lab here at UCI, working under the mentorship of Dr. Mark Warschauer. He received his Ph.D. in Learning Technologies from the School of Education at the University of Michigan. Previously, he studied Education, Physics, and Mathematics at…

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Clare Flynn

February 14, 2018

Dr. Clare Flynn currently works with Professor Michael J. Prather in the Department of Earth System Science and performs research in Atmospheric Chemistry and Climatology. Their current project is the NASA Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) project. Clare completed her PhD at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she investigated the relationship between satellite-observed column quantities…

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