Teaching Fellows

Jonathan Tang

I helped to develop the curriculum for the 2014 BSP lunch seminar series. I grew up in Hong Kong and immigrated at an early age to Canada.  At the University of British Columbia, I acquired my undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and then did a Master’s degree in Cell and Developmental Biology, studying development of the fruit fly nervous system.

Gabriela Zarraga

I’m Gabriela Zarraga and I was born in Mexico City. I fell in love with Biology during high school, in part, due to I had excellent teachers, who transmitted to me not only their knowledge, but also their passion for the world of science. Consequently, years later, I entered to the prestigious National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), to become a biologist.

Matthias S. Schedl

My name is Matthias S. Schedl. I received my Bachelor of Science from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna, Austria. My course of study concentrated on laboratory animals and how to conduct scientific experiments mainly with rodents.

Kelly Ann Dennehy

My name is Kelly Ann Dennehy. I recently graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) with my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. During my time at UNLV I studied neuropsychological disease with a primary concentration in stimulant addiction. This research included the analysis of early maternal influence on the central nervous system in relation amphetamine abuse.

Lyle Lopez

My name is Lyle Lopez. I am a fourth year graduate student in the Biological and Biomedical Science (BBS) program at Harvard Medical School (HMS). With the guidance of my advisor, Dr. Adrian Salic, I am studying the Hedgehog (Hh) signaling pathway in mammalian cells.

Yarl Balachandran