Board Members

Officers

Mehdi Baqri (SY ‘21)

President

Mehdi is majoring in biomedical engineering and is a Global Health Studies Scholar. Through YURA, he hopes to enhance the undergraduate research experience at Yale and oversees the implementation of five flagship initiatives, including the first grad-undergrad mentorship program, the Yale Undergraduate Research Journal, and the minorities-in-research symposium.

mehdi.baqri@yale.edu


Anna-Sophia Boguraev (GH ‘20)

Co-President

Anna-Sophia is studying molecular biophysics and biochemistry (MBB).

anna-sophia.boguraev@yale.edu


Nicholas Achambault (BF ‘21)

Treasurer

Nick is majoring in physics. As treasurer, he oversees YURA’s funds, status as a 501c3, and Yale Alumni relations.  He is also Managing Editor of STEM for YURJ.

nicholas.archambault@yale.edu

Board members

Lukas Corey (‘21)

Committee Chair: Yale Undergraduate Research Journal

Lukas is majoring in molecular biophysics and biochemistry (MBB). He spearheaded the creation of Yale’s first undergraduate research journal and is the first Editor-in-Chief of YURJ.

lukas.corey@yale.edu


Victoria Dombrowik (‘21)

Committee Chair: Spotlight Research @Yale

Victoria leads the initiative to publicize undergraduate research at Yale, by spotlighting extraordinary students, researchers, professors, and opportunities at Yale.

victoria.dombrowik@yale.edu

Joe Allen (BF ‘21)

Committee Chair: Research Symposium

Joe is majoring in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology. He oversees the annual YURA Fall Symposium and spearheaded the first symposium to highlight underrepresented student research at Yale.

joe.allen@yale.edu


Daniel Kim (‘22)

Committee Chair: Research, Development, and Innovation

Dan is majoring in computer science. He oversees the management of YURA’s website, research database, and tech-innovation in the undergraduate research landscape.

daniel.kim@yale.edu


Sami Elrazky (SY ‘22)

Committee Chair: Mentorship Initiative

Sami is majoring in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology (MCDB). He leads the initiative to create Yale’s first school-wide mentorship program through a collaboration between Yale College and Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. 

sami.elrazky@yale.edu


 


Selena Lee (BF ‘21)

Selena is studying sociology and sits on the YURJ committee, as Managing Editor of Social Sciences for YURJ.

selena.lee@yale.edu


Aarthi Vijayakumar (MC ‘23)

Aarthi is majoring in molecular biophysics and biochemistry (MBB). 

aarthi.vijayakumar@yale.edu



William Sussman (‘21)

William is majoring in computer science.

william.sussman@yale.edu


Amrita Vetticaden (‘22)

amrita.vetticaden@yale.edu


 

Siraj Patwa (‘23)

siraj.patwa@yale.edu


 

 

 


 

Brian Cho


 

Michael Zhou

 

Arronava Moondra

 

Alejandro Simon

 

Varun Kumar

 

Gandhar Mahadeshwar

 

J.D. Zhou

 

Ken Stier