Elena Bernardis, PhD
Principal InvestigatorResearch Assistant Professor, DermatologyAffiliated Faculty, GRASP Lab
Dr. Bernardis obtained her PhD from the Computer and Information Science Department at Penn and also holds a M.E. in Computer and Information Science and an M.A. in Mathematics. Before joining the Penn Dermatology faculty she was a Research Associate at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Tejas Mane finished his Master’s in Scientific Computing at Penn in 2020. He previously worked as a Junior Research Fellow at IIT Gandhinagar and graduated from BITS Pilani with an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Graduate Research Assistant
Cameron is a second-year medical student with an interest in dermatology who is currently studying at the Perelman School of Medicine. He spent four years at the University of Chicago working towards his bachelor’s degree before graduating in 2020. His previous research projects have ranged from insect genetics to psychopharmacology before focusing on clinical dermatological imaging and alopecias here in the CoDe lab.
Natalia is a third year medical student at the Perelman School of Medicine interested in pursuing a career in dermatology, specifically skin of color. She received her undergraduate degree in neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania.
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Navish Yarna is a Senior at the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in Biology. His research interests include Cell Biology, Computational Dermatology, and Translational Research. Navish aspires to pursue a career in medicine in the future. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aylar Bayramova has a B.S. in Biology with a Biomedical concentration from Arcadia University, where she also worked as a student researcher studying phylogeny of brown algae using molecular barcoding.
Shant Tamazian, MD
Shant Tanazian received his MD at Penn in 2021 and is now an intern at Massachusetts General Hospital. Before medical school, he studied Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University at Buffalo and he spent a year in Armenia volunteering as a medical clown in a children’s hospital and as an English teacher at the American University of Armenia and American Corner through the US Embassy.
Shahla is a second year undergraduate student at Haverford College with a prospective Chemistry major. She is interested in pursuing a career in dermatology. Her past research experiences involve biochemistry and computational chemistry work.