Aomeng Cui

Aomeng is an MD/PhD student in the Integrated Program in Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Studies. She graduated from Columbia University in 2020 with a B.A. in Biochemistry and German Literature. During college, she worked in the lab of Dr. Michael E. Goldberg, studying visual processing within the lateral intraparietal cortex, and the lab of Dr. Wesley Grueber, studying sensory neuron development in Drosophila.

Aomeng joined the lab of Dr. Dritan Agalliu in August 2022. She is interested in developing in vitro models of the blood brain barrier, to use in understanding the microenvironment of neuroinflammation.