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Zayd Al Rawi

Zayd Al Rawi

Current Fellow & Peer Mentor - Junior

Major: Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Chris Lorson, Biological Sciences

Brendan Ball

Brendan Ball

Current Fellow & Peer Mentor - Junior

Major: Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Habib Zaghouani, Molecular Microbiology & Immunology

De'anne Donnell

De'anne Donnell

Current Fellow - Junior

Major: Nutrition & Exercise Physiology

Faculty Mentor: Elizabeth King, Biological Sciences

Alex Becks

Alex Becks

Current Fellow & Peer Mentor - Junior

Major: Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Anand Chandrasekhar, Biological Sciences

Elyse Frazier

Elyse Frazier

Current Fellow - Junior

Major: Health Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Victoria Vieira-Potter, Nutrition & Exercise Physiology

Jessica  Garcia

Jessica Garcia

Current Fellow - Senior

Major: Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Manuel Leal, Biological Sciences

Clayton Ivie

Clayton Ivie

Current Fellow - Junior

Major: Secondary Education

Faculty Mentor: Jacqueline Limberg, Nutrition & Exercise Physiology

Lydia Jefferson

Lydia Jefferson

Current Fellow & Peer Mentor - Junior

Major: Environmental Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Alba Argerich, School of Natural Resources

Amara Mason

Amara Mason

Current Fellow - Junior

Major: Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Pamela Brown, Biological Sciences

Senay Mengesteab

Senay Mengesteab

Current Fellow - Junior

Major: Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Jill Kanaley, Nutrition & Exercise Physiology

Jack Suarez

Jack Suarez

Current Fellow - Senior

Major: Biological Sciences & Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Jeffrey Johnson, Psychological Sciences

Lauryn  Williams

Lauryn Williams

Current Fellow & Peer Mentor - Junior

Major: Physics & Math

Faculty Mentor: Yicheng Guo, Physics & Astronomy

Ronel  Ghidey

Ronel Ghidey

Alumnus - Graduated May 2020

Entering Masters Program in Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD Fall 2020

Nicole  Greco

Nicole Greco

Alumnus - Graduated May 2020

Entering Veterinary School at University of Missouri Fall 2020

Paxton Kostos

Paxton Kostos

Alumnus - Graduated May 2020

Currently working at Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City and applying to graduate programs Fall 2020

Leticia Rivera

Leticia Rivera

Alumnus - Graduated May 2020

Entering Texas Christian University School of Medicine Fall 2020

Candace Rowles

Candace Rowles

Alumnus - Graduated May 2020

Currently applying to PhD programs

Mathew  Sexton

Mathew Sexton

Alumnus - Graduated May 2020

Currently applying to NIH IRTA Post Bacc Training Program in Bethesda, MD

Christopher Zachary

Christopher Zachary

Alumnus - Graduated May 2020

Entering Masters Program at University of Missouri Fall 2020

Christian Aragonez

Christian Aragonez

Alumnus - Graduated May 2019

Entering Perfusion Sciences Masters Program Fall 2019

James Ball

James Ball

Alumnus - Graduated May 2019

Currently in IRTA Post Bacc Training Program at the National Institutes of Health

Kaia Davis

Kaia Davis

Alumnus - Graduated May 2019

Entering Medical School 2020

Laura Ellenberger

Laura Ellenberger

Alumnus - Graduated May 2019

Currently in Masters of Public Health Program at University of Missouri

Maha Hamed

Maha Hamed

Alumnus - Graduated May 2019

Currently in PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences at University of Michigan

Joshua Jones

Joshua Jones

Alumnus - Graduated May 2019

Currently in PhD Program in Evolution, Ecology & Behavior at Indiana University

Madison Ortega

Madison Ortega

Alumnus - Graduated May 2019

Currrently in IRTA Post Bacc Training Program at the National Institutes of Health

Zereque Powell

Zereque Powell

Alumnus - Graduated May 2019

Entering Masters to PhD Bridge Program Fall 2019

Alana Rodney

Alana Rodney

Alumnus - Graduated May 2019

Currently in Animal Sciences Masters Program at University of Missouri

Serena Stoddard

Serena Stoddard

Alumnus - Graduated May 2019

Currently in Vet School at Rutgers University

Ashley Aguillard

Ashley Aguillard

Alumnus - Graduated December 2018

Currently in Biochemistry PhD Program at UNC - Chapel Hill

Erica Braham

Erica Braham

Alumnus - Graduated May 2018

Currently in Masters Program in Social & Behavioral Health at Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health

Romanus Hutchins

Romanus Hutchins

Alumnus - Graduated May 2018

Currently in Bioengineeering PhD Program at University of Maryland

Chelsea Mackey

Chelsea Mackey

Alumnus - Graduated May 2018

Currently in IRTH Post Bacc Program at the National Institutes of Health

Paige Martinez

Paige Martinez

Alumnus - Graduated May 2018

Currently in Biological Sciences PhD Program at the University of Missouri

Alexander Rodriguez

Alexander Rodriguez

Alumnus - Graduated May 2018

Currently in Medical School at University of Missouri

Dominic Romero

Dominic Romero

Alumnus - Graduated May 2018

Currently in Bioengineeering PhD Program at University of Arkansas

Reneise White

Reneise White

Alumnus - Graduated May 2018

Currently in IRTH Post Bacc Program at the National Institutes of Health

Anita Donner

Anita Donner

Alumnus - Graduated May 2017

Currently in PhD Program at Rush University

Nicholas Jackson

Nicholas Jackson

Alumnus - Graduated May 2017

Currently in Biomedical Sciences PhD Program at Saint Louis University

Lacey Lopez

Lacey Lopez

Alumnus - Graduated May 2017

Currently in PhD Program at UNC-Chapel Hill

Epiphani  Simmons

Epiphani Simmons

Alumnus - Graduated May 2017

Currently in Physiology PhD Program at University of Arizona

Samantha Huddleston

Samantha Huddleston

Alumnus - Graduated May 2016

Currently in PhD Program at Northwestern University

Cynthia Koehler-Flores

Cynthia Koehler-Flores

Alumnus - Graduated May 2016

Currently in PhD Program at North Carolina State University

Karen Patterson

Karen Patterson

Alumnus - Graduated May 2016

Currently at University of Missouri Veterinary School

Edric Winford

Edric Winford

Alumnus - Graduated May 2016

Currently in PhD Program at University of Kentucky

Janae Bradley

Janae Bradley

Alumnus - Graduated May 2015

Currently in Biological Engineering PhD Program at University of Missouri

Kayla Henderson

Kayla Henderson

Alumnus - Graduated May 2015

Currently in Bioengineering PhD Program at University of Texas – Austin

Chris Peritore

Chris Peritore

Alumnus - Graduated May 2015

Currently in Plant Pathology PhD Program at Cornell University

Joe  Rowles

Joe Rowles

Alumnus - Graduated May 2015

Currently in Nutritional Sciences PhD Program at University of Illinois

Brian Booton

Brian Booton

Undergraduate Director

573-882-4725
bootonb@missouri.edu

Linda Blockus, Ph.D.

Linda Blockus, Ph.D.

Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research

573-882-5979
blockusl@missouri.edu

Esiri Emeje

Esiri Emeje

Current Fellow - Senior

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Brad Ferguson, Health Psychology

Mark Hannink, Ph.D.

Mark Hannink, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

573-882-7971
hanninkm@missouri.edu

Kristi Head

Kristi Head

IMSD Office Manager/Program Support

573-882-4725
headk@missouri.edu

Hamza Iqbal

Hamza Iqbal

Current Fellow - Junior

Major: Mathematics

Faculty Mentor: Ilker Ozden, Biological Engineering

Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

Current Fellow - Junior

Major: Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Elizabeth King, Biological Sciences

Benjamin Jones

Benjamin Jones

Current Fellow & Peer Mentor - Junior

Major: Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Erika Boerman, Medical Pharmacology & Physiology

Dominique Joseph

Dominique Joseph

Current Fellow & Peer Mentor - Junior

Major: Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Charlotte Phillips, Biochemistry

Christian Keegan-Caro

Christian Keegan-Caro

Current Fellow - Junior

Major: Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Deborah Anderson, Veterinary Pathobiology

Jordyn Moaton

Jordyn Moaton

Current Fellow & Peer Mentor - Junior

Major: Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Elizabeth King, Biological Sciences

Tyge Ortega

Tyge Ortega

Current Fellow - Junior

Major: Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Aaron Stoker, Orthopaedic Surgery

Gilberto Perez

Gilberto Perez

Current Fellow & Peer Mentor - Senior

Major: Biochemistry

Faculty Mentor: Kamlendra Singh, Molecular Microbiology & Immunology

Alisha Perry

Alisha Perry

Current Fellow & Peer Mentor - Junior

Major: Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Elizabeth Parks, Nutrition & Exercise Physiology

Mikella  Vermaire

Mikella Vermaire

Current Fellow - Junior

Major: Biological Sciences & Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Jeffrey Johnson, Psychological Sciences

Christopher Zachary

Christopher Zachary

Current Fellow - Senior

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: David Mendoza-Cózatl, Plant Sciences