Student Profiles

Name: Hogstad, Brandon
Year you started at ISMMS: 2011
Program: PhD      MTA: IMM

 

Why you chose ISMMS?

I love how Sinai strongly emphasizes the bridge between basic science and clinical application. Through our clinical collaborations and affiliations with clinical trials, I see that the research I am doing as a PhD student in the lab will truly make a difference the current and future standard of care for patients.

Lab: Miriam Merad

Project:

Regulation of Steady State Dendritic Cell Maturation and Migration

Undergrad institution and major: UC Berkeley, Molecular Cell Biology

What did you do between college and grad school?

I did research as a technician for about 2.5 years at NYU medical center.

What do you like to do outside of school?

I live in Brooklyn and I play guitar in a hip-hop band. I also like to DJ for friends’ parties!

What is your favorite quote? “Chance favors only the prepared mind” – Louis Pasteur

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