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2017-2018 Scholars

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Emily Alden**

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Mentor: 
Jeremy Edwards
Department: 
Chemistry
Institution: 
The University of New Mexico
Research Interest/s: 
The development of new genomics technologies to improve disease diagnoses and treatment options.
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Sandra Alvarez**

Mentor: 
Laurie Hudson
Department: 
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Institution: 
University of New Mexico
Research Interest/s: 
Molecular Toxicology and Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
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Selina Bauernfeind**

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Mentor: 
Chris Witt
Department: 
Biology
Institution: 
University of New Mexico
Research Interest/s: 
Infectious Diseases and their dispersal
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Krystal Charley**

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Mentor: 
Steven Bradfute
Department: 
Global Health
Institution: 
University of New Mexico
Research Interest/s: 
Virology, Microbiology, Immunology
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Steven Guerin

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Mentor: 
Dawn Delfin
Department: 
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Institution: 
University of New Mexico
Research Interest/s: 
Drug development, Cardiovascular Pharmacology
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Dominic Medina

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Mentor: 
Nichalus Carrol
Department: 
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Institution: 
University of New Mexico
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Darielys Mejias-Morales

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Mentor: 
Christina Salas
Department: 
Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Institution: 
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
Research Interest/s: 
Orthopaedics Biochanics & Biomaterials Laboratory
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Yesenia Navarro

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Mentor: 
Ivy Hurwitz
Department: 
Global Health
Institution: 
University of Washington
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Erica Pascetti

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Mentor: 
Jennifer Gilette
Department: 
Pathology
Institution: 
University of New Mexico
Research Interest/s: 
Stem Cell Biology
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Alejandra Rosales**

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Mentor: 
Sabrina Samudio-Ruiz
Department: 
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Institution: 
University of Nevada Reno
Research Interest/s: 
Clinical translational research and experimental Pathology. Understanding the causes and effects of diseases through the examination of samples of body tissues.
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Ashly Sajous-Turner

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Mentor: 
Kent Kiehl
Department: 
Psychology
Institution: 
State University of New York in Purchase
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Jacob Sanchez

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Mentor: 
Erin Milligan
Department: 
Neurosciences
Institution: 
University of New Mexico
Research Interest/s: 
Field Research
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Casey Simoes

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Mentor: 
Karlett Parra
Department: 
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Institution: 
University of New Mexico
Research Interest/s: 
Genetic Engineering
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Liota Weinbaum**

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Mentor: 
Eric S. Loker
Department: 
Biology
Institution: 
University of New Mexico
Research Interest/s: 
Agricultural animal disease prevention via population-level intervention
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