T32 RETAIN Trainees

The T32 REnal TrAINing & Retention Program (RETAIN) supports predoctoral & postdoctoral trainees committed to investigating the etiologies, pathogenesis, management, & consequences of kidney diseases.

Predoctoral Trainee Support

  • Financial support at the NIH FY 2017 level
  • $4,200 to cover training related expenses (lab supplies, benefits, books, etc.)
  • $16,000 for tuition & fees
  • $1,000 to sponsor travel to annual conferences

RETAIN Predoctoral Trainees

Trainee

Name, Degree, & Mentor

Current Position & Employer

Training Grant Support and Future Honors/Awards

Ricky AshbyRicky Ashby, Earning MD-PhD
Mentored by Dr. Arun Srivastava
Current PhD Student
Genetics
University of Florida
T32 DK104721 Fellow, 2019-Present
Jared RozowskyJared Rozowsky, Earning PhD
Mentored by Dr. Scott Berceli
Current PhD Student
Biomedical Engineering
University of Florida
T32 DK104721 Fellow, 2018-Present
Anton TitovAnton Titov, PhD 2019
Mentored by Dr. Laurence Morel
Postdoctoral Associate
Immuno-Oncology
Merck
T32 DK104721 Fellow, 2017-2019
Crystal JonesCrystal Jones Sotomayor, MS 2018
Mentored by Dr. Edward Scott
T32 DK104721 Fellow, 2017-2018
Oyunbileg MagvanjavOyunbileg Magvanjav, PhD 2019
Mentored by Dr. Julie Johnson
Earning MD
Medicine
University of Florida
T32 DK104721 Fellow, 2016-2018
Blair WeaverBlair Weaver, MS 2018
Mentored by Dr. Adrian Roitberg
Salesperson
Computer Advantage
T32 DK104721 Fellow, 2016-2017

Postdoctoral Trainee Support

  • Financial support at the NIH FY 2017 level
  • $8,850 to cover training related expenses (lab supplies, benefits, books, etc.)
  • $1,000 to sponsor travel to annual conferences

RETAIN Postdoctoral Trainees

Trainee

Name, Degree, & Mentor

Current Position & Employer

Training Grant Support and Future Honors/Awards

Jermaine JohnstonJermaine Johnston, PhD
Mentored by Dr. Michelle Gumz and Dr. Charles Wingo
Current Postdoctoral Fellow
Nephrology
University of Florida
T32 DK104721 Fellow, 2018-Present
Autumn HarrisAutumn Harris, DVM
Mentored by Dr. David Weiner
Assistant Professor
Small Animal Clinical Sciences
University of Florida
T32 DK104721 Fellow, 2016-2019
Lauren DoumaLauren Douma, PhD
Mentored by Dr. Brian Cain and Dr. Michelle Gumz
Current Postdoctoral Fellow
Nephrology
University of Florida
T32 DK104721 Fellow, 2017-2018
AHA Fellow, 2018
Mahan ShahrivariMahan Shahrivari, MD
Mentored by Dr. Carl Pepine
Current Resident
Neurology
University of Texas Health Science Center
T32 DK104721 Fellow, 2015-2016