The following 8 pre-doctoral trainees are currently supported by the METP:

 

Name: Philip Stauffer
Undergraduate Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Preceptor Laboratory: Karakas
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Name: Ashley Christensen
Undergraduate Institution: Cornell University
Preceptor Laboratory: Gannon
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Name: Payam Fathi
Undergraduate Institution: University of Maryland, College Park 
Graduate Institution: Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Preceptor Laboratory: Ayala
Project Title: Determining how High fat diet remodels preproglucagon neuronal control of feeding behavior
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Name: Kelli Jordan
Undergraduate Institution:The University of Texas at Austin
Preceptor Laboratory: Jacobson
Project Title: Defining the Functions of the Peri-Islet Schwann Cell

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Name: Haley Mendoza-Romero
Undergraduate Institution: Duke University
Preceptor Laboratory: Simerly
Project Title: Microglial-mediated sculpting of hypothalamic energy balance circuits
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Name: Adriana Norris
Undergraduate Institution: Armstrong State University (Savannah, GA)
Preceptor Laboratory: Stafford/Graham
Project Title: Exploring the Role of Atp10a and Atp10d in diet-induced obesity and metabolic syndrome
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Name: Serena Sweet
Undergraduate Institution: University of Miami
Preceptor Laboratory: Simerly
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Name: Katrina Volk
Undergraduate Institution: Washington and Lee University
Preceptor Laboratory: Hasty
Project Title: The Role of Microglia in the Regulation of Iron Homeostasis in the Brain