Max Lin


M.D., UC Irvine, 2028 (expected)
Ph.D. Physiology and Biophysics, UC Irvine, 2026 (expected)
B.S. Microbiology, UC Santa Barbara, 2015


I study factors that contribute to the development of anxiety and depression-related behaviors as well as resilience. I have a particular interest in sex-specific differences of the stress response.


I was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area but have slowly been migrating down the California coast. I attended UC Santa Barbara as an undergraduate and am now an MD/PhD student at UC Irvine. I am currently a graduate student researcher in Kevin Beier’s lab. In my free time, I enjoy being active, exploring new cities, and rooting for the San Francisco 49ers.

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