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Dr. Mahajan’s lab provides an immersive,  intensive training environment for students and fellows to discover the molecular mechanisms that cause blindness and develop therapies to prevent vision loss. Highly collaborative research teams are made up of scientists, surgeons, and engineers from around the world, interacting on a daily basis and using advanced scientific methods.

Undergraduate Students

Daniel Machlab

Daniel is currently an undergraduate studying Computer Engineering. He uses big data analytics to understand patterns in retina tissues and diseases. Additionally, he is involved in making tools for researchers to manage and share experimental data. His research goal is to find bio markers for tissue diseases using his bioinformatics skills.

Ted Paulson

Ted is an undergraduate studying computer engineering. He uses computing and data tools to provide researchers with data analysis of proteins. Ted works with database systems, programming tools and experimental proteomic data to allow researchers to better understand and access data. His research goal is to help scientists more effectively analyze data and provide more efficient methods to find markers for disease.