UNIQUE Research Experiences of MARC Students: 2001

Anthony Beas, a Senior in Biochemistry, in the lab of Dr. Mark Nelson, Department of Pathology, participated in the Summer Research Internship Scholars Program (SRISP), University of California, San Diego.

Jullyn Chargualaf, a Senior in Molecular and Cellular Biology, in the lab of Dr. Pelagie Beeson, Department of Speech and Hearing Science spent a month in Mali, West Africa through the Fogarty International Research Training Pogram - Fogarty Mali Program at Univ of Maryland.

Paul Hoover, a Senior in Molecular and Cellular Biology, in the lab of Dr. Charles Sterling, Department of Veterinary Science and Microbiology conducted research in the lab of Dr. Robert Gilman at the Universidad Peruana Cayatano Heredia in Peru. This was made possible through the BRAVO! Program.

Kelli Randon, a Senior in Molecular and Cellular Biology, in the lab of Dr. Paul McDonagh, Department of Surgery participated in the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program at Emory University in Atlanta, GA

Special Invited Opportunities:

Jullyn Chargualaf, Paul Hoover - IBRP (Introduction to Biomedical Research Program), Washington DC, February; Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Santa Fe, NM, May

Meetings attended:

James Aguilar: American Association for Cancer Research Conference, New Orleans, March

Irene Alvarez, Nanibaa' Garrison, Clarita Lefthand Begay, Jennifer Thompson: ABRCMS, Orlando, October

Alex Barela, Celeste Lopez: SACNAS Conference, Phoenix, October

Celeste Lopez: American Psychosomatic Society 59th Annual Scientific Conference, Monterey CA, March

Kelli Randon: FASEB Meeting, Orlando, April

Francisco Villa - SWARM-AAAS (Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science) Annual Meeting, Denton TX, March