Mentor: Vikas Dudeja, M.D., Associate Professor, Department Surgery, UAB School of Medicine 

Mentor: Yang Zhou, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine & School of Engineering yangzhou@uab.edu 

Hubert M. Tse, PhD 
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Comprehensive Diabetes Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, SHEL 1202, 1825 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 htse@uab.edu  

Chad S. Hunter, PhD 
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Comprehensive Diabetes Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, SHEL 1211, 1825 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 huntercs@uab.edu  

Mentor: Dr.  Lisa Schwiebert, PhD, Professor & Senior Associate Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs  lschwieb@uab.edu