Giselle Aguayo

IMSD- Senior

Lab Group: F. Yildez 

Major: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 

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Alejandro Cabrera-Cortez

IMSD Fellow

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Major: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 

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Musette Caldera 

IMSD-Senior

Lab Group: Lindsay Hinck 

Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Kevin Chen

IMSD Senior

Lab Group: Boeger 

Major: Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology & Methematics 

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Imon Islam  

IMSD Senior

Lab Group: C. Vollmer

Major: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 

Research: 

Internships/Presentations/Awards:

Crystallization & X-ray Diffraction of Proteinase K: A Tool for Alzheimer's Plaque. Liseth Iniguez, Imon Islam, and Carrie Partch, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, 8th Annual Physical and Biological Sciences Summer Research Symposium, 2017. Poster Presentation.  

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Summer Research Insititute 2017, University of California Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA. Summer 2017 

Cheyenne Jarman

IMSD Senior

Lab Group: M. Carr

Major: Computer Science & Marine Biology

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Annmarie Dominguez

IMSD Junior

Lab Group: Mascharak Lab

Major: Chemistry

Research:

 

Internships/Presentations/Awards:

Luminescent Rhenium and Manganese Derived PhotoCORMs for Bio Imaging and Eradication of Human Color Cancer Cells. Annmarie Dominguez, Jorge Jimenez, Indranil Chakraborty, and Pradip Mascharak, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, 8th Annual Physical and Biological Sciences Summer Research Symposium, 2017. Poster Presentation. 

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Summer Research Experience 2017. University of California-Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz CA. Summer 2017


Edgar Esparza

IMSD Junior

Lab Group: Lindsay Hinck

Major: Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology

Research: 


Internships/Presentations/Awards:

SLIT/ROBO Signaling Governs Alveolar Cell Fate Acquisition by Regulating the NOTCH4 Pathway. Edgar Esparza, Oscar Fernandez-Cazares, and Lindsay Hinck, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 8th Annual Physical and Biological Sciences Summer Research Symposium, 2017. Poster Presentation. 

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Summer Research Experience 2017. University of California-Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz CA. Summer 2017
 

Liseth Iniguez 

IMSD Sophomore 

Lab Group: 

Major: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 

Research: 

Internships/Presentations/Awards:

Crystallization & X-ray Diffraction of Proteinase K: A Tool for Alzheimer's Plaque. Liseth Iniguez, Imon Islam, and Carrie Partch, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, 8th Annual Physical and Biological Sciences Summer Research Symposium, 2017. Poster Presentation. 

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Summer Research Insititute 2017, University of California Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA. Summer 2017 

 
 

Esther Muñoz 

IMSD Senior  

Lab Group: 

Major: Earth Sciences, Planetary Sciences Concentration

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Hochebori Ouattara 

IMSD Senior

Lab Group: P. Mascharak

Major: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 

Research: 

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Structural Requirements for Broadly Protecting Antibodies to the Respiratory Syncytial Virus G Protein. Hochebori Ouattara, Stas Fedechki, Natasha George, Joshua Dillen, and Rebecca M. Dubois, Biomolecular Engineering University of California, Santa Cruz, 8th Annual Physical and Biological Sciences Summer Research Symposium, 2017. Poster Presentation

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Summer Research Experience 2017, University of California Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA. Summer 2017 

Joseph Palacios

IMSD Senior

Lab Group:

Major: General Biiology

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Andrea Ramirez 

Packard Student-Senior 

Lab Group: 

Major: Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology 

Research: 

Presentations/Awards/Internships:

Expressing HIS5 in Yeast Through Exon Skipping. Andrea Ramirez, Kennedy Allen, and Grant Hartzog, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 8th Annual Physical and Biological Science Summer Research Symposium, 2017. Poster Presentation

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Summer Research Insistution 2017, University of California-Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA. Summer 2017


Lucia Rivas 

IMSD Senior 

Lab Group: L. Hinck

Major: Neuroscience 

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Identifying Wolbachia in Drosophila melanogaster and Local Insects through PCR and Fluorescent Microscopy. Lucy Rivas, Julia Martin, Shelbi Russell, and William Sullivan, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 8th Annual Physical and Biological Science Summer Research Symposium, 2017. Poster Presentation

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Summer Research Insititute 2017, University of California Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA. Summer 2017 

Mirella Rivera-Velasquez

IMSD Junior

Lab Group:

Major: Neuroscience

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Ivette Perez

IMSD Senior

Lab Group: Carrie Partch

Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Research: 


Internships/Presentations/Awards:

Investigating the Role of CRY1 C-Terminal Tail in Regulating Circadian Rhythms and the Molecular Basis of Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder. Ivette Perez, Carlo Parico, and Carrie Partch, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, 8th Annual Physical and Biological Science Summer Research Symposium, 2017. Poster Presentation 

Investigating the role of CLOCK Exon 19 in Regulating the CLOCK:BMAL1 Transcriptional Activity in the Mammalian Circadian clock. University of California, Irvine. California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP) Conference, 2017. Poster Presentation. 

Investigating the role of CLOCK Exon 19 in Regulating the CLOCK:BMAL1 Transcriptional Activity in the Mammalian Circadian clock. Tampa, FL. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), 2016. Poster Presentation. 

Investigating the role of CLOCK Exon 19 in Regulating the CLOCK:BMAL1 Transcriptional Activity in the Mammalian Circadian clock. University of California, Santa Cruz, 7th Annual Physical and Biological Science Summer Research Symposium, 2016. Poster Presentation

The Roles of the Greatwall Kinase in Acentric Chromosome Segregation. University of California, Santa Cruz, Division of Physical and Biological Sciences and Jack Basking Engineering 18th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2016. Poster Presentation.

Finding Potent Wolbachia Strain to Deter Viral Infection in Mosquitoes. University of California, Santa Cruz, 6th Annual Physical and Biological Sciences Summer Research Symposium, Summer 2015. Poster Presentation.

Finding Potent Wolbachia Strain to Deter Viral Infection in Mosquitoes. Hartnell Poster Symposium, The 9th Annual STEM Internship Symposium, Summer 2016. Poster Presentation

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Special Merit Award, CAMP Conference, February 2017

Koret Undergradute Research Scholarship, Winter 2017

Dean’s Award, UC Santa Cruz, Winter 2016

SACNAS Travel Scholarship, Summer 2015

Pando Family Scholarship, Hartnell Community College Summer 2015

President’s List, Hartnell Community College Spring 2015

President’s List, Hartnell Community College Fall 2014

Recipient of WELI Scholarship, Hartnell Community College Spring 2014

NSF Scholar, Hartnell Community College Spring 2012-Spring 2014

Hartnell’s Women Soccer Team Coach’s Award, Hartnell Community College Fall 2012

Dean’s List, Hartnell Community College Fall 2011-Spring 2014

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Summer Research Experience 2017, University of California Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA. Summer 2017

Summer Research Experience 2016, University of California Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA. Summer 2016

Summer Research Institute 2015, University of California Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA. Summer 2015

ACCESS Mini Winter Research Camp, UC Santa Cruz, Winter 2015

ACCESS Lab Tour, UC Santa Cruz, Spring 2014

WELI Leadership and Life Skills Workshops, Hartnell Community College, Summer 2014
 
 

Jennie Ruelas Castillo 

IMSD Sophomore 

Lab Group: 

Major: Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology 

Research: 

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Inhibition of the Metalloenzyme, Soybean Lipoxygenase. Jennie Ruelas Castillo, Julieta Gomez, Natalia Ubilla, and Theodore Holman, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, 8th Annual Physical and Biological Science Summer Research Symposium, 2017. Poster Presentation

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Summer Research Insititute 2017, University of California Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA. Summer 2017 

Diana Sernas  

IMSD Junior  

Lab Group: 

Major: Pure Mathematics 

Research: 

Internships/Presentations/Awards:

Identifying Wolbachia Effectors in S. Cerevisiaeby Affecting Ty Expression. Diana Sernas, Jennifer Liu, Michael Doody, and Grant Hartzog, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 8th Annual Physical and Biological Science Summer Research Symposium, 2017. Poster Presentation. 

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Summer Research Experience 2017, University of California Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA. Summer 2017 

Leonel Torres

IMSD Junior

Lab Group: Kellogg Lab 

Major: Human Biology

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Internships/Presentations/Awards:

Control of Cell Size and Membrane Growth During G1 in Budding Yeast. Leonel Torres, Robert Sommer, and Doug Kellogg Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology University of California, Santa Cruz. 8th Annual Physical and Biological Sciences Summer Research Symposium, 2017. Poster Presentation. 

Control of Membrane Growth and Cell Size. Leonel Torres, Robert Sommer, Doug Kellogg. University of California, Santa Cruz. 7th Annual Physical and Biological Sciences Summer Research Symposium, 2016. Poster Presentation.

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Summer Research Experience 2017, University of California Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA. Summer 2017

Summer Research Experience 2016, University of California Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA. Summer 2016
 
 

Joanna Tran 

IMSD Senior

Lab Group: 

Major: Plant Science & Molecular Biology 

Research: 

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Engineering a reporter gene to select for splicing mutations in S. cerevisiae. Joanna Tran, Jessica Jones, Beckett Whittier, and Melissa Jurica, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology University of California, Santa Cruz, 8th Annual Physical and Biological Sciences Summer Research Symposium, 2017. Poster Presentation

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Summer Research Insititute 2017, University of California Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA. Summer 2017 

Natalia Ubilla  

IMSD Senior 

Lab Group: 

Major: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 

Research: 

Internships/Presentations/Awards:

Inhibition of the Metalloenzyme, Soybean Lipoxygenase. Natalia Ubilla, Julieta Gomez, Jennie Ruelas Castillo, and Theodore Holman, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, 8th Annual Physical and Biological Science Summer Research Symposium, 2017. Poster Presentation

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Summer Research Insititute 2017, University of California Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA. Summer 2017 

 
 
 
 
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