Tania Betancourt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Associate Professor, Materials Science, Engineering, and
Carol Ellis-Terrell, Ph.D. candidate in Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization Program
Niloofar Heshmati, Ph.D. student in Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization Program
Collin Bryant, BS Biochemistry
Juan Castillo, BS Biochemistry
Nakya Mesa-Diaz, BS
Jessica Barrera, BS Biochemistry
Emilio Lara, BS Biochemistry
FORMER GRADUATE STUDENTS
Tugba Yildiz, Ph.D. Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization Program (’15), Currently at Johns Hopkins University.
Travis Cantu, Ph.D. Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization Program (’15), Currently at Futurrex, Inc.
Renato Samuel (Sam) Navarro, MS Chemistry (’14), currently a doctoral candidate in biomedical engineering at the University of Michigan.
Robert K. Danso, Biochemistry (MS), currently in doctoral candidate in biomedical engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Karolyn Barker, MS Chemistry (’16)
Madeline Huff, BS and MS Biochemistry (’18). Currently at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Medical School
Cally Moore, MS Biochemistry
Christopher Munoz, MS student, Biochemistry
Shyam Prasad, MS student, Computer Science
Michael Marks, Ph.D. (former postdoctoral researcher), currently research investigator, Process Engineer at International Flavors and Fragrances
FORMER UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
Jose (Joe) Dominguez; BS Biochemistry (expected ’16)
Kyle Walsh; BS Biochemistry (’15), currently at Luminex.
Ron Hall; BS Biochemistry (’16), currently a Ph.D. student in biomedical engineering at The University of Texas at Dallas.
Zachary Goddard; BS Computer Science (’16)
Jamie McKinzie; BS Biochemistry (’14), currently a graduate student in bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania.
Eugenia Barnes; BS Geography (’14)
Casey Hamon; BS Chemistry (’12)
Ryan Richter; B.S. Biology (’12)
Sarah Warren; B.S. Biochemistry (’12)
Laison Nguyen; B.S. Biology (’13)
Currently a vet student, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University
Bradley Rodier, B.S. Biochemistry (’13)
Ph.D. Student, Chemistry, Case Western Reserve University
Dylan Hall, BS Biochemistry (’14)
Currently in medical school
David Oakland; Biochemistry
John McFarland, B.S. Biochemistry (’12)
Kirsten Carbonaro, B.S. Biology (’12)
Jeffrey Moore; BS Biochemistry
Kole Knutson; Undergraduate student in biology
Former REU Students
Katie Beaven; Chemical Engineering – University of Kentucky
Khaled Abdelrahman; Bioengineering – University of Pittsburg
Former High School Student Researchers