STEM2VA: Summer 2022 Interns

Congratulations to our STEM2VA Interns who have been matched with organizations across Virginia for an experiential internship opportunity .

Learn more about each of our interns below!!

  • Aidan Houser
    Classification: 1st Year Graduate Student College/University: University of Virginia Degree/Major: Master of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering Internship: Atelerix Life Sciences Inc., Charlottesville, VA
  • Aimee Straka
    Classification: Junior College/University: Virginia Tech Degree/Major: B.S. Biomedical Engineering Internship: CytoRecovery Inc., Blacksburg, VA
  • Alexis Moody
    Classification: 2nd Year Ph.D. Student College/University: Old Dominion University Degree/Major: Ph.D. Biomedical Science Internship: LifeNet Health, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Alisha Jain
    Classification: Junior College/University: University of Virginia Degree/Major: B.A. Biology Internship: HemoShear Therapeutics, Charlottesville, VA
  • Alison Gomeiz
    Classification: 1st Year Ph.D. Student College/University: George Mason University Degree/Major: Ph.D., Biosciences (Cellular and Molecular Biology Concentration) Internship: ISOThrive LLC., Manassas, VA
  • Ashley Stack
    Classification: Junior College/University: College of William & Mary Degree/Major: B.S. Mathematics & B.S. Psychology Internship: LifeNet Health, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Brendan Jamieson
    Classification: 1st Year Graduate Student College/University: Virginia Commonwealth University Degree/Major: Master of Public Health, Epidemiology Internship: Uniphage Inc., Washington, D.C.
  • Bryana Vasquez
    Classification: 1st Year Graduate Student College/University: Virginia Tech Degree/Major: M.S. Biomedical Engineering Internship: Perfusion Medical, Reston, VA
  • Caitlin Coogan
    Classification: Junior College/University: Virginia Tech Degree/Major: B.S. Biological Sciences. & B.A. Foreign Language, Spanish Internship: CytoRecovery Inc., Blacksburg, VA
  • Chinemerem Nnadi
    Classification: 1st Year PharmD Student College/University: Virginia Commonwealth University Degree/Major: Doctor of Pharmacy Internship: Atelerix Life Sciences Inc., Charlottesville, VA
  • Claire Rehm
    Classification: Senior College/University: Virginia Tech Degree/Major: B.S. Biological Sciences Internship: Eastern Shore Microbes, Eastern Shore, VA
  • Ella Taylor
    Classification: Freshman College/University: Duke University Degree/Major: B.S. Biomedical Engineering & Mechanical Engineering Internship: Focused Ultrasound Foundation, Charlottesville, VA
  • Emily Wandling
    Classification: 1st Year Graduate Student College/University: Virginia Commonwealth University Degree/Major: M.S. Biomedical Engineering Internship: Tympanogen Inc., Richmond, VA
  • Grace Philips
    Classification: Senior College/University: College of William & Mary Degree/Major: B.S. Biology & B.S. Psychology Internship: TransFoam LLC., Charlottesville, VA
  • Julia Perschbacher
    Classification: Junior College/University: Virginia Commonwealth University Degree/Major: B.S. Forensic Science Internship: Tympanogen Inc., Richmond, VA
  • Julia Som
    Classification: Junior College/University: Virginia Commonwealth University Degree/Major: B.S. Biomedical Engineering Internship: Athari BioSciences Inc., Sterling, VA
  • Khushi Kompally
    Classification: Freshman College/University: Virginia Tech Degree/Major: B.S. Biological Sciences (Computational Modeling & Data Analytics) Internship: BrightSpec Inc., Charlottesville, VA
  • Krithi Chakrapani
    Classification: Senior College/University: University of Virginia Degree/Major: B.S. Biology and Cognitive Science Internship: Bacchus Therapeutics, Manassas, VA
  • Kyle Kinskie
    Classification: Junior College/University: Virginia Tech Degree/Major: B.S. Biomedical Engineering Internship: CytoRecovery Inc., Blacksburg, VA
  • Lauren Soleo
    Classification: Graduating Senior (May 2022) College/University: James Madison University Degree/Major: B.S. Biotechnology Internship: Capra Biosciences Inc., Manassas, VA
  • Naga Tejaswi Veluri
    Classification: 2nd Year Graduate Student College/University: George Mason University Degree/Major: M.S. Data Analytics Engineering Internship: TransFoam LLC., Charlottesville, VA
  • Natalie Murphy
    Classification: Graduating Senior (May 2022) College/University: Virginia Tech Degree/Major: B.S. Biochemistry Internship: Capra Biosciences Inc., Manassas, VA
  • Paul “Wesley” Stepler
    Classification: Junior College/University: University of Virginia Degree/Major: B.S. Computer Science Internship: BrightSpec Inc., Charlottesville, VA
  • Pouya Parsinejad
    Classification: Junior College/University: James Madison University Degree/Major: B.S. Biotechnology Internship: Athari Biosciences Inc., Sterling, VA
  • Preksha Jerajani
    Classification: 2nd Year Graduate Student College/University: Virginia Commonwealth University Degree/Major: M.S. Bioinformatics Internship: Bacchus Therapeutics, Manassas VA
  • Ryan Granché
    Classification: Junior College/University: James Madison University Degree/Major: B.S. Biotechnology Internship: Capra Bioscience Inc., Manassas, VA
  • Sabrina Ye
    Classification: Sophomore College/University: College of William and Mary Degree/Major: B.S. Biology Internship: ReAlta Life Sciences Inc., Norfolk, VA
  • Sai Krishna Kaushik Pinnelli
    Classification: 2nd Year Graduate Student College/University: George Mason University Degree/Major: M.S. Data Analytics Engineering Internship: TransFoam LLC., Charlottesville, VA
  • Yaa Adarkwa Darko
    Classification: 2nd Year Graduate Student College/University: Virginia Commonwealth University Degree/Major: M.S. Bioinformatics Internship: Polaris Genomics, Rockville, MD