Participant Profile

There were 23 participants in the workshop, with non-local participants selected from a body of 43 applications. 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 2
Postdoctoral Associate 4
Graduate Student 17
Total 23

Table 1: Breakdown of Participants and their current educational standing.
Location Number
Academic 20
Non-profit 1
Government 1
Corporate 1

Table 2: Distribution of types of participant work locations.


Name Organization Education/Position
Khadijeh Alnajjar Wright State University Graduate Student
Fikret Aydin Rutgers University Graduate Student
Emily Benner Duquesne University Graduate Student
Samuel Bowerman Illinois Institute of Technology Graduate Student
Allyn Brice University of Connecticut Postdoctoral Associate
Leebyn Chong Rutgers University Graduate Student
Carlos Adriel Del Carpio Munoz International Pacific Institute of Indiana PhD/Research Scientist
Jackson Eleisha University of Texas Graduate Student
Benjamin Hill Loyola University Chicago Graduate Student
Anna Klass University of Missouri, Columbia Graduate Student
Tian Li University of Tennessee, Knoxville Graduate Student
Qing Li Duke University Graduate Student
Ting Li Northwestern University Graduate Student
Ruchi lohia Rutgers University Graduate Student
Sruthi Murlidaran Rutgers University Graduate Student
Albert Collins Nganou Assonkeng University of Rochester Postdoctoral Associate
Anna Pavlova Georgia Institute of Technology Postdoctoral Associate
Devendra Rai United States Department of Agriculture Postdoctoral Associate
Tarun Sanghi University of Illinois Graduate Student
Siri Sondergaard Aarhus University Graduate Student
Govindan Subramanian Zoetis Inc PhD/Research Scientist
Ian Windsor University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate Student
Riley Workman Duquesne University Graduate Student

Table 3: Participant Names, Organizations, and Education