2019-2020 Cohort

NextGen Professors

This talented group of graduate students and postdocs spans the major subject areas of humanities, social sciences, life sciences, and physical sciences and engineering and engages in a series of monthly professional and career development activities. Learn more about the program.

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Ama Bemma Adwetewa-Badu, Doctoral Candidate, English


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Lina Arcila Hernández, Postdoctoral Scholar, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


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Xiangkun (Elvis) Cao, Doctoral Candidate, Mechanical Engineering


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Robert Chiodi, Doctoral Candidate, Mechanical Engineering


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Aaron Chiou, Doctoral Candidate, Biomedical Engineering


Nicole Chodkowski, Postdoctoral Scholar, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Entomology; Plant Science


Jonathan Gonzalez, Doctoral Candidate, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology


Adriana Hernandez

Adriana Hernández, Doctoral Student, School of Integrative Plant Science, Plant Biology Section


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Javier A. Jaimes, Postdoctoral Scholar, Microbiology and Immunology


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Eugene P. Law, Doctoral Candidate, Soil and Crop Sciences


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Jesús Martínez-Gómez, Doctoral Candidate, Plant Biology


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John McMullen, Doctoral Candidate, Entomology


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Mariely Medina-Rivera, Doctoral Candidate, Food Science and Technology


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Melisa Medina-Rivera, Postdoctoral Scholar, Biomedical Sciences – Biochemistry


I. Abrrey Monreal, Postdoctoral Scholar, Microbiology and Immunology


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Manisha Munasinghe, Doctoral Candidate, Computational Biology


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Sarah Murphy, Doctoral Candidate, Food Science


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Deborah Oluwasanya, Doctoral Candidate, Soil and Crop Sciences


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Amnon Ortoll-Bloch, Doctoral Candidate, Chemistry and Chemical Biology


Alaina Petlewski, Doctoral Student, Plant Biology



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Arnaldo Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Doctoral Candidate, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics


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Seema Singh, Doctoral Candidate, City and Regional Planning

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Leila O. Tayeb, Postdoctoral Scholar, Music


Eve Vavagiakis, Doctoral Candidate, Physics


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Doğa Yücalan, Doctoral Candidate, Aerospace Engineering


Katherine Zaslavsky, Doctoral Student, Sociology