Participant Profile

There were 24 participants in the workshop. A distribution of education is provided in Table 1 and of affiliation in Table 2, while Table 3 lists participant names, organizations, and reported current level of education.

Education Number
Doctorate 5
Postdoctoral Associate 6
Graduate Student 13
Total 24

Table 1: Breakdown of Participants and their current educational standing.
Location Number
Academic 22
Non-profit 0
Government 2
Corporate 0

Table 2: Distribution of types of participant work locations.

Name Organization Education/Position
Name Org. Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Associate/Faculty/Research Scientist
Name University of Example Graduate Student
Stephen Aller University of Alabama at Birmingham Faculty/Professorial
Erik Alred University of Oklahoma Graduate Student
Khushboo Bafna University of Tennessee, Knoxville Graduate Student
Manikanthan Bhavaraju University of Oklahoma Postdoctoral Associate
Caitlin Davis Emory University Graduate Student
Sadegh Faramarzi Ganjabad West Virginia University Graduate Student
Katie Farney National Institutes of Health - National Eye Institute Research Scientist
Wei Feinstein Louisiana State University Postdoctoral Associate
Chitrak Gupta West Virginia University Graduate Student
Gergely Gyimesi University of Bern Postdoctoral Associate
Hyea Hwang Georgia Institute of Technology Graduate Student
Stephanie Irausquin University of South Carolina Postdoctoral Associate
Nastaran Mehboudi Sharif University of Technology Research Scientist
Vanessa Nguyen University of Tennesse, Knoxville Graduate Student
Phuong Nguyen University of California, Davis Graduate Student
Lurong Pan University of Alabama at Birmingham Postdoctoral Associate
Jerry Parks Oak Ridge National Laboratory Research Scientist
Lara Patel Emory University Graduate Student
Chinthaka Ratnaweera Mississippi State University Graduate Student
Keon Reid Emory University Graduate Student
Pawan Takhar University of Illinois Faculty/Professorial
James Waters Georgia Institute of Technology Graduate Student
Zonghui Wei Northwestern University Graduate Student
Lindong Weng University of North Carolina at Charlotte Postdoctoral Associate

Table 3: Participant Names, Organizations, and Education