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Perenkita Mendiola


Perenkita Mendiola

Cohort: 2014-2015

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Robert Orlando

Department: Biology

Home Institution: The University of New Mexico

Research Interests: Immunology and Molecular Biochemistry, inflammatory mediators in adipose tissue and how they communicate

Scholar Description

In May 2014, I received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry with a minor in Psychology. Present research interest is to investigate the inflammatory mediators in adipose tissue and how they communicate. I aspire to one day earn a Ph.D. and conduct research with a direct focus on diabetes. Outside of academics, I enjoy: hiking, fishing, Sudoku and playing with my pet turtle Ninja.

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