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Undergraduate Students

Tanner Bishoff

Major: Exercise Science

Hometown: Highland, UT

Lab section: Histology

Interests: Rock climbing perfect limestone, Training my cat, Waking boarding, keeping my wife happy and not crashing on a Mountain Bike

Dallin Broberg

Major: Physiology and Developmental Biology

Home Town: Carlsbad, California

Lab Section: Western Blots

Hobbies: Hiking skiing and going to Lake Powell

Bryson Caskey

Major: Physiology and Developmental Biology

Home town: Glendale, Arizona

Lab section: Western Blot

Other work: BLM Wildland Firefighter

Life goals: Become a doctor

Hobbies: Ice hockey, and snowboarding

Miscellaneous: Served a mission in Poland

Steven Chapman

Major: Exercise Science and German Studies

Home town: Orem, Utah

Lab section: Gas 6 project

Other work: NCAA soccer refferee, Teachers assistant, and Care Specialist at a local hospital

Life goals: Go to medical school and continue research.

Hobbies: Trading stocks, fishing, and hiking.

Christian Clark

Major: English

Home town: Orem, Utah

Lab section: Mouse Crew

Other work: Youth League Basketball Coordinator

Life goals: Medical school, wife, kids

Hobbies: Guitar and basketball

Erik Davis

Major: PD Bio

Home town: Eugene OR

Lab Section: Western Blot

Other Work: Anatomy TA

Life Goals: Become a doctor. Find a wife and have some beautiful kiddos. Be a great dad.

Hobbies: Hiking of many types, but especially peak hiking. Playing guitar and singing. Laughing at dumb jokes.

Taylor Davis

Major: Physiology and Developmental Biology

Home Town: Redlands, California

Lab Section: Mouse Crew

Life Goals: Become a doctor, contribute to advances in medicine, have a family

Hobbies: Snowboarding, running, playing soccer, composing songs

Mei Mei Edwards

Major: Music Performance

Home town: Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Lab section: Cell culture

Other work: Full Time Student

Life goals: Live a life full of learning

Hobbies: I love playing the bassoon in orchestras and wind ensembles. I find orchestral pieces to be particularly delightful to listen to and perform. I also enjoy playing tennis and badminton.

Miscellaneous: My own physics professor

Kaleb Egbert

Major: Physiology and Developmental Biology

Home town: Orem, Utah

Lab section: Mouse Crew

Other work: ER Scribe

Life goals: Become a doctor

Hobbies: Skiing, hiking, climbing etc.

Michelle Graf

Major: Physiology and Developmental Biology

Home town: St. George, UT

Lab section: Lab Manager

Other work: Independent Study Testing Department

Life goals: Become a physicians assistant, hike all the peaks in the valley, run a marathon, and buy a puppy.

Hobbies: I love doing anything outdoors! I play any sport, but particularly enjoy soccer, volleyball, and spikeball. I also love cooking, making puzzles, and reading (preferably on the beach or in a hammock.)

Miscellaneous: I have pet a live crocodile and a bunny. But not at the same time.

Tanner Hutchingson

Major: Nutritional science

Home town: Arlington Texas

Lab section: Histology

Life goals: Have a family

Hobbies: Sports

Brent Kimbler

Major: Physiology and Developmental Biology

Home town: Rochester, New York

Lab section: Histology

Other work: MTC bus driver, and leasing agent for Red Stone Residential

Life goals: Attend medical school in 2018 at University of Washington

Hobbies: I love to compose classical piano music and arrange pop songs. I'm also involved in Ultimate Frisbee intramurals and leagues. When I get the chance I always love to go hiking and skiing up in the mountains!

Miscellaneous: I'm the only non-computer engineer in my family of 7.

Mary Londono

Major: Public Health, Health Science

Lab Section: Cell Culture

Hometown: Cedar Hills, UT

Other work: Scribe at Revere Family Medicine, Ballet Teacher

Goals: Make even one life better and give someone a future.

Hobbies: hiking lots of mountains, riding my bicycle, swimming, eating burritos and piles of vegetables, dancing, and loving animals.

Nathan Mella

Major: Biochemistry

Hometown: Orem, Utah

Lab Section: Mouse Crew/Histology

Life Goals: Gain a MD/PHD, change the field of medicine, be a great father

Hobbies: Reading, Running, Boating, Soccer, Wrestling, and Piano

Katherine Nielsen

Major: Physiology and Developmental Biology

Home Town: Newbury Park, California

Lab Section: Histology

Other Work: Science and Maps Desk, Harold B. Lee Library

Future Goals: Medical School

Hobbies: Reading, hiking, piano, ukulele

Miscellaneous: Two scientists walk into a bar. The first scientist says, "I'll have a glass of H2O." The second scientist says, "I'll have a glass of water too. Why did you say H2O? Like, I know it's the chemical formula for water and all, but it's the end of the day and there's really no need to intentionally overcomplicate things like that in a situation outside of work." The first scientist stares at his drink, angry that his assassination plan has failed.

Adam Ostergar

Major: Italian

Home Town: Laguna Niguel, California

Other Work: Scribe at Timpanogos Regional Hospital ER

Hobbies: Surfing, skiing, hiking, reading, learning

Future Goals: Attend medical school, establish practice, have children

Lab Section: PCR and Genotyping