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Meet the Vanderbilt MSTP Incoming Class of 2022!

Posted by on Thursday, June 30, 2022 in Student Spotlight .

The Vanderbilt MSTP is excited to introduce the incoming class of 2022, who started the program orientation on June 13th. They hail from all over the world, and we are delighted to have such a diverse group of people join our program. Welcome, new M1s!

Stirling Argabright (he/him)
Hometown: Annapolis, MD
Undergraduate Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Major: Neuroscience
Fun Fact: “I lived and worked in a Dutch hostel for a summer”




Thomas Clarity (he/him)
Hometown: Johnson City, TN
Undergraduate Institution: University of Tennessee
Major: Neuroscience
Fun Fact: Give me travel tips for “Fly fishing around Nashville”




Landon Clark (he/him)
Hometown: Leesburg, GA
Undergraduate Institution: University of Georgia
Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Genetics; Biology
Fun Fact: After spending a year in England, coffee or tea? “Coffee. I am a big proponent of trying lots of coffee shops…I have an espresso machine in my apartment so I’d be happy to make my future big a cup!”



Aamina Dandy (she/her)
Hometown: Wilmington, NC
Undergraduate Institution: Tuskegee University
Major: Chemical Engineering
Fun Fact: The way to win me over is “great Chinese food”




Zach Ewell (he/him)
Hometown: Perry, UT
Undergraduate Institution: Brigham Young University
Major: Molecular Biology
Fun Fact: Fact that surprises people “I recently performed a full organ concert with my wife”




Hannah Giannini (she/her)
Hometown: Orange Beach, AL
Undergraduate Institution: University of South Alabama
Major: Chemistry
Fun Fact: If not MD/PhD, another job I would consider is “I am a certified yoga instructor”




Bruno Hidalgo (he/him)
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Undergraduate Institution: Georgia Tech
Major: Neuroscience
Fun Fact: All I ask is that you “Let me make you a playlist”




Emma Hope (she/her)
Hometown: Sequim, WA
Undergraduate Institution: University of Georgia
Major: Genetics
Fun Fact: Believe if or not I “get hiccups when I eat bread”





Bruno Lança (he/him)
Hometown: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Undergraduate Institution: Johns Hopkins University
Major: Biophysics
Fun Fact: How I show off my cooking skills…”I carry some of my Italian heritage in making handmade pasta, risotto, and all sorts of other dishes.”




Casey Nichols (they/them)
Hometown: Asbury, IA
Undergraduate Institution: St. Louis University
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Fun Fact: “My freshman year of college I ate so much peanut butter that my roommate and I had a running total of what percentage of my body weight was peanut butter.”




Anas Reda (he/him)
Hometown: Casablanca, Morocco
Undergraduate Institution: Bates College
Major: Neuroscience
Fun Fact: I go crazy for “Sour patch *strawberry*”




Anvith Reddy (he/him)
Hometown: Snellville, GA
Undergraduate Institution: University of Georgia
Major: Genetics
Fun Fact: “I used to own a baking company.”




Marlisa Shaw (she/her)
Hometown: Union, NJ
Undergraduate Institution: Penn State University
Major: Biology; Psychology
Fun Fact: Three words my friends would use to describe me are…”vivacious, uplifting, understanding”




Jailyn Smith (she/her)
Hometown: Winston-Salem, NC
Undergraduate Institution: North Carolina Central University
Major: Biology
Fun Fact: If loving this is wrong, I don’t want to be right…”Easter!”




Dayle Wang (she/her)
Hometown: Sherborn, MA
Undergraduate Institution: Dartmouth College
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Fun Fact: “I’ve climbed the steps of Mount Tai and Tianmen Mountain in China!”