Current Trainees


Ivon Acosta Ramirez

Ivon Acosta Ramirez

2021-2022 trainee
B.S. 2018 Chemical Engineering, Universidad de la Sabana, Colombia
Ph.D. in Progress

Research Project:
Application of Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Platforms to Investigate Extracellular Nitric Oxide Concentration Changes in Cancer Progression at Cellular and Molecular Levels

Mentors:
Dr. Nicole Iverson & Dr. Jiri Adamec

 


Sydney Caparaso

Sydney Caparaso

2021-2022 trainee
B.S. 2020 Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ph.D. in Progress

Research Project:
Development of a Physiologically Relevant In Vitro Platform to Model Neuroimmune Interactions in Nociceptor Hypersensitivity

Mentors:
Dr. Rebecca Wachs and Dr. Amanda Ramer-Tait

 


Amanda Maliva

Amanda Maliva

2021-2022 trainee
B.S. 2020 Cell & Molecular Biology, University of South Florida (USF)
Ph.D. in Progress

Research Project:
Functional Genomics of Phosphatidylcholine Biosynthesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Mentors:
Dr. Wayne Riekhof & Dr. Oleh Khalimonchuk

 


Daisy Guiza Beltran

2020-2021 trainee
B.S. 2019 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Ph.D. in progress

Research Project:
Elucidation of the Molecular Mechanism of Transcriptional Regulation by Holo-WhiB1 in Mycobacteria

Mentors:
Dr. Limei Zhang, Dr. Jiri Adamec

 


Darcy Cochran

Darcy Cochran

2020-2022 trainee
B.S. 2017 Chemistry, Southwest Baptist University (SBU)
Ph.D. in progress

Research Project:
Investigating Traumatic Brain Injury through MALDI-Mass Spectrometry Imaging

Mentors:
Dr. Robert Powers & Dr. Forrest Kievit