Alumni Graduate Students

Master's Alumni
Anthony Braileanu
MS Graduate, Fall 2019
Stephanie Calderon
MS Graduate, Winter 2018
Thesis: CC16 Depletion in the Lung Due to Early Life Biomass Exposures
Pooja Chaudhary
MS Graduate, Fall 2019
Thesis: Mechanism of Extracellular Matrix Induced Tumor Survival and Drug Resistance in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Jennifer Daw
MS Graduate, Summer 2018
PhD Student, Cancer Biology, University of Arizona
Chuol Kueth
MS Graduate, Spring 2020
Thesis title: PIKFYVE Modulation Mitigates TDP-43-Dependent Disease Phenotypes in a Drosophila Model of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Samina Momtaz
MS Graduate, Spring 2020
PhD Student, Arizona Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program, University of Arizona
Thesis: Differential Remodeling of Multivesicular Bodies by Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) in Endothelial Cells and Fibroblasts
Efreim "Joe" De la Cruz Morales
MS Graduate, Fall 2018
MD student, UA College of Medicine
Thesis: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Gut Microbiome
Nirushan Narendran
MS Graduate, Spring 2018
PhD Student, Clinical-Translational Sciences, University of Arizona
Shea'la Suarez
MS Graduate, Spring 2020
Reeba Varghese
Graduate, Summer 2018
PhD Student, Cancer Biology, University of Arizona
Thesis: Basal Cell Carcinoma and Its Treatment: Where do we go from here?
Shannon Watson
MS Graduate, Summer 2018
MD student, UA College of Medicine
Thesis: Basal Cell Carcinoma and Its Treatment: Where Do We Go From Here?
Melanie Zibrat
MS Graduate, Spring 2019
Research Specialist, Rogers Lab
Thesis: Regulation of the Distal Tip Complex Controls Centriole Length
PhD Alumni
Avery DeVries, PhD
Graduate, Summer 2018
Mentor: Dr. Donata Vercelli
Postdoctoral Trainee, Asthma & Airways Disease Research Center
Frank Li, PhD
Graduate, Summer 2018
Mentor: Dr. Henk Granzier
Postdoctoral Researcher, Northwestern University
Marco Padilla-Rodriguez, PhD
Graduate, Summer 2018
Mentor: Dr. Gus Mouneimne
Julieann Puleo, PhD
Graduate, Summer 2018
Mentor: Dr. Gus Mouneimne
Research Fellow in Medicine, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Michael Rak, PhD
Graduate, Spring 2018
Mentor: Dr. Felicia Goodrum