UNIQUE Research Experiences of MARC Students: 2008

  • Luis Barrazo, Summer Undergraduate Research, Sloan Kettering Institute (New York, NY)
  • Jason Espinoza, HHMI, Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
  • Zeke Gebrekidane, SURF Program, Univ Texas, Southwestern  (Dallas, TX) (Dr. Douglas Frantz)
  • Alysia Lozano, SURF Program, Mayo Graduate School, (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • Marwan Mustafa, Washington University St Louis, (Dr. David Ornitz)
  • Erika Starks, SURF Program, Mayo Graduate School, (Rochester, MN)

Special Invited Opportunities

  • Nina Castro: NIAID - INRO program, February

Meetings attended:

  • Tara Archuleta, ASBMB, April, San Diego
  • Cassandra Andrade, Luis Barraza, Jessica Brown, Al Bryan, Androuw Carrasco, Kelvin Dan, David Durazo, Danah Huerta, Kevin Keys, Alysia Lozano, Elise Madrid, Marwan Mustafa, Lilian Patron, Erika Starks: Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Orlando, FL, November

Awards received:

  • Luis Barraza: Shaps Scholar - Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Gerstner Sloan- Kettering
  • Luis Barraza, David Durazo Kevin Keys, Erika Starks: Outstanding Poster awards at the ABRCMS meeting
  • Cassandra Andrade, Kevin Keys: poster award at UA Student Showcase - November

Other activities:

  • Alysia Lozano, McNair trainee
  • David Durazo, McNair trainee
  • Elise Madrid, McNair trainee
  • Lilian Patron, McNair trainee