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1 Sponsored by the Office for Student Diversity and Graduate Student Affairs

2 Hometown: Ellington, CT Alma Mater: Johns Hopkins University PI: Angelo De Marzo, MD, PhD Program: Pathobiology Year: 5th Random Fun Fact: I love my Red Sox and Patriots! I rock climb - always up for a challenge! Laxmi Slider Favorite quote: "If nothing ever changed, there would be no butterflies" ~ Unknown

3 Hometown: Idaho Falls, Idaho Alma Mater: Idaho State University Title: Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Director of the Office for Student Diversity, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Random Fun Fact: took a dancing class called Delicious Movements Dr. Danny Teraguchi Favorite quote: Cease the Day!

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5 Graduate School = Rollercoaster

6 1 st Year: WHEN MY FLUORESCENT LABELING WORKS labeling-works

7 1 st Year: WHEN THE LECTURER IS GOING TOO FAST going-too-fast

8 2 nd - ? Years: WHEN FRIENDS ASK ME WHAT MY PLANS ARE FOR THE WEEKEND what-my-plans-are-for-the-weekend

9 The results on-pubmed, accepted WHEN I SEE MY NAME ON PUBMED PAPER ACCEPTED

10 RIGHT WHEN I THINK I’VE GOT EVERYTHING UNDER CONTROL got-everything-under-control

11 … OR CALL YOUR PEER MENTORS! Office for Student Diversity: BRB

12 We are here to help! Difficulty with Advisor Selecting Thesis Lab Adjusting to Graduate Life Coursework Qualifying Exam Selecting a Thesis Committee Career Planning Lab Life Work/Life Balance Transition to Baltimore Lab Rotations Writing grant, proposal, or thesis The Peer Mentoring Program Offers: 1. Confidential One-on-One Mentoring

13 We are here to help! The Peer Mentoring Program Offers: 2. Panel Discussions on Important Graduate Student Milestones Choosing a lab Orals

14 We are here to help! The Peer Mentoring Program Offers: 3. Social Events A great opportunity to meet peer mentors and fellow graduate students. Orientation Social 2008

15 Contact Us!!!!! Website: nts/diversity/GS_peermentoring.html nts/diversity/GS_peermentoring.html Office for Student Diversity: BRB Contact Danny Teraguchi: Contact Peer Mentors Directly (list on website)

16 Hometown: Medfield, MA Alma Mater: Tufts University PI: Heng Zhu Program: Pharmacology Year: 6 th Random Fun Fact: Hoping Tom Brady doesn't blow it this season... Ijee Uzoma Favorite Quote: "Of course they call me unpatriotic because I have the audacity to think."- Dr. Levi Watkins

17 Hometown: Evergreen, Colorado Alma Mater: University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign P.I.: William Bishai and Gyanu Lamichhane Program: Cellular and Molecular Medicine Year: 6 th Random Fun Fact: I've lived in all four times zones (in the States) going from West to East. I've been swimming with Great White Sharks and lived to tell the tale, all limbs still attached. Maia Schoonmaker Favorite Quote: "Let the world change you and you can change the world" Che Guevara

18 Hometown: Bombay, India Alma Mater: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign PI: Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee Program: Pharmacology Year: 5 th Random Fun Fact: Love taking jumping pictures with friends, no matter what place we are at! Darshil Jhaveri Favorite quote: Yesterday is history, Tomorrow is a mystery, Today is a gift, that's why it's called the "Present” Kung Fu Panda

19 Hometown: Wildomar, CA Alma Mater: University of California, Riverside PI: Dr. Edward Gabrielson Program: Pathobiology Year: 5 th Random Fun Fact: Drove from California to Maryland. Teraneh (Tizzy) Jhaveri Favorite quote: You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need. ~Vernon Howard

20 Hometown: New Milford, CT Alma Mater: MIT PI: William Nelson Program: Pharm Year: 5 th Random Fun Fact: I'm a big Boston sports fan, go sox and pats! Nicolas Wyhs Favorite quote: "speak softly and carry a big stick" - Teddy Roosevelt

21 Hometown: Melville, NY (Long Island) Alma Mater: MIT PI: Geraldine Seydoux Program: BCMB Year: 5th Random Fun Fact: I once made a wedding cake out of Legos as a gift. It had frosting roses, a cake topper with Lego figurines, and best of all: removable cake slices. Ask me for pictures! Jennifer Wang Favorite quote: "Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world’s grief. Do justly, now. Love mercy, now. Walk humbly, now. You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it." - Rabbi Rami Shapiro

22 Hometown: Ellicott City, MD / SF Bay Area Alma Mater: Brandeis University PI: Lee Martin Program: Pathobiology Year: 4 th Random Fun Fact: Ballroom and salsa dancer Saniya Fayzullina Favorite quote: “Mommy, I’m going to draw you a sun because I love you.“ - my son

23 Hometown: Stockton, CA Alma Mater: Sonoma State University University of the Pacific PI: Karen Reddy Program: Biological Chemistry Year: 3 rd Random Fun Fact: I love gardening! I have two gardens in Baltimore. Jennifer Harr Favorite Quote: “Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Continue to learn. Appreciate your friends. Do what you love. Love as if this is all there is.” -Mary Anne Radmacher


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