Current Students

 

 

 Zully Contreras

Undergrad:

Date entered the M.S. program at UPR:
M.S. Advisor (UPRM): Dr. Hector Sanchez-Rodriguez 
M.S. Thesis title: Effect of Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug administration post-artificial insemination on beef cattle reproductive performance.

PhD Advisor:
PhD thesis project title (tentative):

William Morales

Undergrad: University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo (May, 2014)

Date entered the M.S. program at UPR: August 2013

Advisor (UPRM): Luis Rios

Advisor (RU):

Thesis Project:  Methods of enhancing
methane production through anaerobic digestion of tropical non-edible
photosynthetic biomass

Veronica Figueroa

Undergrad school: UPR-Mayaguez; May 2013 
Date entered M.S. program at UPRM: August, 2013
M.S. Advisor (UPRM): Matías J. Cafaro
M.S. Thesis title:  Endophytic fungi associated with the black mangrove Avicennia germinans in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico: their antibiosis potential.

 

Emily Kelly

Undergrad: University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus June 2013
Date entered the M.S. program at UPR: August 2013
M.S. Advisor (UPRM): Matias J. Cafaro
M.S. Thesis title:  Manglicolous Fungi as potential bioremediators
Advisor (RU): Huaye Zhang

Thesis Project: The role of Par-1 and Par-3 in the plasticity and synapses of neurons and effects on learning
Department: Cell & Developmental Biology

 

Wilmer Rodriguez

Undergrad school: University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, 2013

Date entered the M.S. program at UPR: august, 2013

M.S. Advisor (UPRM): Dr. Carlos Ríos Velázquez

M.S. Thesis title: Culture dependent and functional genomic analysis of bioprospects capable of producing antibacterial agents. 

 Jennifer Casiano

Undergrad: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez 2012 

Date entered the M.S. program at UPR: 2012
M.S. Advisor (UPRM): Nanette Diffoot, Ph.D. 
M.S. Thesis title: Determination of Epstein - Barr virus (EBV) seroprevalence for comparison between general population and elementary school teachers in western Puerto Rico.

PhD Advisor: Joseph Marcotrigiano
PhD thesis project title (tentative): Structure analysis of alphaviruses non structural proteins and innate imune response against viruses.

Edgar Ferrer-González

Undergrad: University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez 2012 

Date entered the M.S. program at UPR: 2012
M.S. Advisor (UPRM): Carlos Ríos-Velázquez, Ph.D. 
M.S. Thesis title: Biocatalytic Activity Screening for the Advanced Glycation End Product (Nε-Carboxymethyl-Lysine) in Metagenomics Libraries

PhD Advisor: Daniel Pilch

PhD thesis project title (tentative): Mechanism of synergy between a novel FtsZ-targeting drug and β-Lactams antibiotics in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

 

Lizahira Rodriquez

              Undergrad: University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez

              Advisor (UPRM):

              Advisor (RU): Shridar Ganesan

              Thesis Project:

 

Nicole Vega

              Undergrad: University of Puerto Rico Arecibo

              Advisor (UPRM):

              Advisor (RU): Estela Jacinto

              Thesis Project:

           

 

 
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