Population Health Sciences
Advisor: Kristen Malecki
Dr. Mele Avilla’s research aims to provide an unbiased approach to assess the singular effects of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exposure on sex, age, body mass index (BMI), and to other PFAS using serum data from CDC National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2011-2012 cohort.
Advisor: Karthik Anantharaman
Elise’s focus is on a comprehensive survey of the diversity and ecology of bacterial sulfur metabolism in the gut bacterial community of humans in 3 different health statuses: healthy, with adenomas, or with colorectal cancer.
Biomedical Data Sciences
Parth Khatri is doing research rotations in the Biomedical Data Science PhD program.
School of Veterinary Medicine
Advisor: Peter Muir
Dr. Mehdi Momen’s research focus is identification of Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) rupture variants and pathways that are shared between humans and dogs and confirm the relevance of dog therapeutic targets for human ACL rupture patients