UNIQUE Research Experiences of MARC Students: 2000

Tori Matthews, a Junior in Molecular and Cellular Biology, in the UA lab of Dr. Leslie Tolbert, Division of Neurobiology conducted research in the lab of Dr. Brian Key, Dept of Anatomical Science, Univ. of Queensland, Australia. This was made possible through the BRAVO! Program.

Felipe Perez, a Senior in General Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology, in the UA lab of Dr. Erik Henriksen, Department of Physiology attended the Space Life Sciences Training Program (SLSTP) at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The SLSTP is sponsored by The National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Francisco Villa, a Junior in Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology, in the UA lab of Dr. John Little, Department of Biochemistry conducted research in the lab of Dr. Hiroshi Nakato, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan. This was made possible through the BRAVO! Program.

Special Invited Opportunities:

James Aguilar, Alex Barela, Felipe Perez, Tori Matthews, Francisco Villa, Orlantha Whitehair: IBRP (Introduction to Biomedical Research Program), Washington DC, February

Meetings Attended:

Anthony Beas, Felipe Perez: ASGSB Meeting, Montreal Canada, October

Paul Hoover - ASTMH (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene) Meeting, Houston TX, October

Tori Matthews: Assoc. for Chemoreception in Sciences Conference, Sarasota FL, April; Society for Neuroscience Meeting, New Orleans LA, November

David Morales - SACNAS, Phoenix AZ, October

Francisco Villa: Arizona-Nevada Branch ASM Meeting, Phoenix AZ, February; SWARM-AAAS (Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science) 76th Annual Meeting, Las Cruces NM, April

Orlantha Whitehair: Conquering Lymphatic Disease: Setting the Research Agenda, Bethesda MD, May