2020-2021 Scholars

Vanessa Avalos

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Mentor: 
Dr. Sara Piccirillo
Department: 
Cell Biology and Physiology
Institution: 
California Lutheran University
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Jessica Belmares-Ortega

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Mentor: 
Dr. Rama Gullapalli
Department: 
Pathology
Institution: 
University of New Mexico
Research Interest/s: 
Cancer Biology
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Amber Castillo

Mentor: 
Dr. Ivy Hurwitz
Department: 
Internal Medicine
Institution: 
University of New Mexico
Research Interest/s: 
host-parasite/microbe interactions
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Jason Cervantes

Mentor: 
Dr. Melissa Gonzales
Department: 
Internal Medicine
Institution: 
Colorado State University
Research Interest/s: 
Public Health, Epidemiology, and Disease Transmission/Prevention
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Nikhet Chowdhury

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Mentor: 
Dr. Kathrine Frietze
Department: 
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Institution: 
Fordham University
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Anthony Jimenez Hernandez

Mentor: 
Dr. Eliseo Castillo
Department: 
Internal Medicine
Institution: 
Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts and Parsons School of Design
Research Interest/s: 
Immunology, Molecular and Cellular Biology
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Rabia Khan

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Mentor: 
Dr. Bryce Chackerian
Department: 
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Institution: 
University of New Mexico
Research Interest/s: 
Drug Design
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Ebony Pearson

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Mentor: 
Dr. Jeremy Hogeveen
Department: 
Psychology
Institution: 
University of Tennessee
Research Interest/s: 
Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology, and Neuropathology
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