Mentor: Kasturi Mitra, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, UAB School of Medicine, kasturi@uab.edu

Mentor: Jianguo Gu, MB, PhD, Professor | Edward A. Ernst, MD Endowed Chair Director for Pain Research, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Alabama, email: jianguogu@uabmc.edu.

Mentor: Dr. Xiaosi Han, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, WTI 410G, Birmingham, AL 35294. Telephone: (205) 975-2329. Email: xhan@uab.edu

Mentor: Ravi Bhatia MD, Director, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama, email: rbhatia@uabmc.edu.