Undergraduate researchers

Ahmadzakaria Arjmand

Undergaduate researcher [Junior]

Ahmadzakaria is interested in CD8 T cell responses to T. gondii infection.

Bryan Castellanos

’15-’17 Cell Biologist, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Bryan was one of my first undergraduates to join the lab. He is now in industry!

Andrew Curd

’16-’17 Research Associate, Vera Therapeutics, Inc

Andrew worked on T cell exhaustion in mouse models of T. gondii infection as an undergraduate researcher in the Jensen lab.

Anh Diep

’15-’17, California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) Policy Fellow

As an undergraduate researcher, Anh probed the function of T. gondii ASP5 in relation to CD8 T cell activation to the parasite.

Jennifer Eggleston

'19-'21 Lab Assistant, LakePharma, Inc.

Undergraduate researcher, Jennifer Eggleston, is looking forward to pursing research in the fields of immunology and microbiology.

Alex Jeronimo


Alex is interested in all things immunology and B cells.

Brandon Justice

’15-’17 Caribou Biosciences

Brandon was an undergraduate researcher in my lab using CRISPR to edit all sorts of genes.

Neel Kaushik

Undergaduate researcher [Sophmore]

Neel has been busy editing Toxoplasma genes and infecting wild-derived mice. He is interested in host-pathogen interactions and a future career in medicine.