Current Fellows

Lisa McLellan

Molecular Microbiology & Microbial Pathogenesis
Entering Year: 2015

Lisa came to Washington University to pursue a PhD in molecular microbiology and microbial pathogenesis.  She developed a passion for biology and research while she was an undergraduate at Hope College in Holland, Michigan.

Chelsey Carter

Entering Year: 2015

Chelsey earned her BA in anthropology (high honors) and minor in Spanish from Emory University in Atlanta, GA.  She is a St.

Minji Kim

Mechanical Engineering
Entering Year: 2015

Minji is a PhD candidate in mechanical engineering. Originally from Daegu, South Korea, she has been studying in the United States for 8 years. Minji graduated from Franklin and Marshall College with a degree in physics.

Ellen Rice

Entering Year: 2015

Ellen is an MD candidate. She is from Minnesota and graduated from Harvard University, where she studied mathematics and statistics. 

Nara Higano

Entering Year: 2012

Nara Higano is a PhD student in the physics department. She grew up in Rochester, Minnesota, and graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2012 with a BA in physics and a minor in classics.

Savannah Martin

Entering Year: 2014

Savannah Martin graduated from Dartmouth College in June of 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Psychology.

Michelle Eisenberg

Entering Year: 2010

Michelle graduated from Washington University with a BA in philosophy-neuroscience-psychology in 2010 and an AM in psychology in 2012.

Ximena Lemoine

Entering Year: 2014

Ximena is a PhD student in the department of anthropology, working with Dr. Fiona Marshall. She graduated from Portland State University in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in anthropology.

Karla Bergonzi

Biomedical Engineering
Entering Year: 2011

Karla is a PhD candidate in biomedical engineering. Her area of research is the development of novel optical imaging technologies, specifically for imaging the brain.

Natalia Guzmán Solano

Entering Year: 2013

Natalia graduated from New York University in 2010 with a BA in French and anthropology with high honors. Currently, she is pursuing a PhD in anthropology. Her research is focused on Andean women’s activism in anti-mining movements in Peru.