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Current IMSD Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows (89)

Biological Sciences (UMBC – 7)

Sharlene Brown
Juan Valdez
Estela Monge
Maraki Negesse
Cecelia Garcia
John Fenimore
Timothy Hufford

Molecular Medicine (UMB – 13)

Tierra Johnson
Lain Hostelly
Camilo Vanegas
Shaneen Baxter
Justine Yu
Haikel Bogale
Jonelle Lee
Kevin Herold
Christian Kinney 
Abanoub Gad
Talia Guardia
Brittany Hazzard
Sarah Talamentez-Lyburn

Microbiology and Immunology (UMB -5)

Ashley Mitchell
Jackline Joy Lasola
Gillian Mbambo
Ellis Tibbs
Adrienne Kambouris

Neuroscience (UMBC – 1 & UMB – 6)

Janell Payano Sosa
Kayla Lemons
Quinton Banks
Kasey Girven
Jason Alipio
Lace Riggs

Gerontology (UMBC & UMB – 4)

Jamila Torain
Roberto Millar
Eugenie Stephenson
Jennifer Haddock

Electrical Engineering (UMBC – 1)

Isaac Basaldua

Epidemiology and Human Genetics (UMB – 4)

Emily Stucke
Albert Zhou
Timileyin Adediran
Christina Stennett

Chemistry (UMBC – 6)

Nopondo Ndoh Esemoto
Erin Laurel Kennedy
Denise Nicole Williams
Chanda Lowrance
Patricia Boyd
Giraso “Monia” Kabandana

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (UMBC – 1  & UMB – 5)

Samsusi Adediran
Devin Snyder
Canessa Swanson
Geraldine Ezeka
Anicca Harriot
McKayla Mickle

Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering (6)

Marilyn Allen
Valencia Watson
Zahra Ghassemi
Joel Tyson
Mark Holland
Michael Fleming

Mechanical Engineering (UMBC – 3)

Timothy Munuhe
Hector Medina
Nathanael Seay

Psychology (UMBC – 16)

Eryka Boyd
Lakeya McGill
Patricia Esparza
Rukiya Wideman
Shelter Bamu
Breanna Holloway
Rupsha Singh
Eduardo Alsina
Taylor Darden
Ana Maldonado
Jason Ashe
Peter MacIver
Munazza Abraham
Selima Jumarali
Nicole Telfer
Ana Katrina Aquino

Pharmaceutical Science (UMB – 10)

Alecia Thomas
Ramon Martinez
Ebehiremen Ayewoh
Tyree Wilson
Dante’ Johnson
Jorge Marquez
Yulemni Morel
Brianna Scotland
Raquel Shortt
Elizabeth Robinson

Computer Science (UMBC – 2)

Adegboyega Akinsiku
Ramin Ayanzadeh


  • Aspires To Be The 1st African American Woman To Walk on Mars

    First Year IMSD Meyerhoff Graduate Anicca Harriot
    Anicca Harriot is a 1st year Biochemistry doctoral student in the Graduate Program in Life Sciences (GPILS)  at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine.  The Biochemistry and Molecular...
    Posted: February 8, 2018 4:07 PM
  • Meyerhoff Graduates Win NIH Funding

    Ozell Sanders and Janell Payano Sosa
    Ozell Sanders, a doctoral candidate in the Physical Rehabilitation Science Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore - School of Medicine received an NIH R36  two-year Dissertation...
    Posted: December 21, 2017 1:41 PM
  • Meyerhoff Graduate September Monthly Meeting

    Presenters: Nicole Snell (MMED) and Laine Hostelly (MMED)
    The Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program September monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. on the UMB campus in the Hosick Lecture Hall, Bressler Building, 655 W....
    Posted: September 12, 2017 10:19 AM
  • Meyerhoff Graduate Fellow and Classmate Win National Contest

    Camilo Vanegas, 3rd Year Graduate Student at UMB
    Elizabeth Weingartner and Camilo Vanegas, third-year students in the School of Medicine’s Graduate Program in Life Sciences (GPILS), have been named winners in a Nanotechnology Startup Competition...
    Posted: August 8, 2016 12:25 PM
  • Former Meyerhoff Fellow Joins MedStar Harbor Hospital

    Dr. Sampson K. Kyere, MD/PhD
    Vascular and interventional radiologist Sampson K. Kyere Jr., MD, PhD, joins MedStar Harbor Hospital MedStar Harbor Hospital welcomes vascular and interventional radiologist Sampson K. Kyere Jr.,...
    Posted: March 8, 2016 7:05 PM
  • Meyerhoff Fellow Natasha Wilson - Chemical Engineering

    Interviewed During Papal Visit
    Meyerhoff Graduate Natasha Wilson was interviewed during Papal visit. See article. U.S. gets visit from pope who has captivated many with his style, substance Like many a...
    Posted: March 8, 2016 7:02 PM
  • 3 First Author Publications!

    Flaire Macazo received a first authored publication in JACS!
    4th year Chemistry doctoral student and IMSD Meyerhoff Graduate Fellow, Flaire Macazo received a first-authored publication (1 of 3 first authored publications) accepted in JACS (The Journal of...
    Posted: March 8, 2016 6:57 PM
  • Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program - October Monthly Meeting

    Presenters Janae Baptiste (CHEM) and Cassie Nelson (BIOL)
    The Meyerhoff Monthly meeting is this Friday, October 16, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.   The meeting will be held at UMBC in the Biological Science Building, Room 004 (BS004).   Parking on campus is free...
    Posted: October 12, 2015 10:54 AM
  • Hello PhD!

    A FREE Weekly Podcast for Science Trainees
    Dr. Joshua Hall from UNC Chapel Hill is a member of the Mid-Atlantic PREP and IMSD consortium has shared a FREE weekly podcast for science trainees called, Hello PhD.  The podcast explores the...
    Posted: September 2, 2015 12:16 PM
  • Meyerhoff Fellow Awarded UNCF Merck Science Fellowship!

    Bre-Onna DeLaine, Molecular Medicine (UMB)
    Bre-Onna DeLaine has been awarded the UNCF Merck Science Fellowship Award that will begin on September 1, 2015.  Congratulations Bre-Onna!
    Posted: May 19, 2015 1:41 PM