Current Students

  

 

Adenrele (Dee) Akintobi

 

Undergrad: Douglass College, B.S., Biochemistry

 

Advisor: Barth Grant, PhD

 

Thesis Project: C. elegans F-BAR Protein SDPN-1 in Endocytic Recycling

   
        

Melvili Cintron

 

Undergrad: University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez, B.S., Industrial Biotechnology

 

 Advisor: Nancy Woychik, PhD

 

 Thesis project: Functional Analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis VapC Toxins

 

   

Deanna DeVore

 

Undergrad: Montclair State University, B.S., Biology

 

Advisor: Maureen Barr, PhD

 

Thesis Project: Extracellular Matrix Genes Regulate Ciliary Integrity and Ciliary Receptor Localization

 

   

 

Olufunmilola (Funmi) Ibironke

 

Undergrad: Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, M.Sc., Zoology

     Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, M.S., Molecular Microbiology         & Immunology

 

Advisor: Stephan Schwander, PhD

 

Thesis Project: Effects of Air Pollution Particulate Matter on Adaptive Immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis

   

Alejandra Laureano-Ruiz

 

Undergrad: University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, B.S., Molecular and Cell Biology

 

Advisor: Kelvin Kwan, PhD

 

Thesis Project: Role of Sox2 in Neuronal Differentiation of Multipotent Otic Progenitor Cells

   

Eileen Oni

 

Undergrad: Rowan University, B.S., Biological Sciences

 

Advisor: Ronald P. Hart, PhD

 

Thesis Project: Understanding the Role of rs16969968 Variant on Mesocorticolimbic Circuitry upon Stimulation of Nicotine

   

Christina Ramirez

 

Undergrad: Seton Hall University, M.S., Biology (Neuroscience Track)

 

Advisor: Tony Ah-Ng Kong, PhD

 

Thesis Project: Chemoprevention of Skin Cancer: Targeting Nrf2 Expression using Triterpenoids 

   

Lizahira Rodriguez

 

Undergrad: University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, B.S., Industrial Biology

 

Advisor: Shridar Ganesan, MD/PhD

 

Thesis Project: Role of G9a in the DNA Repair Pathway 

   

 

 

     

Gabriel Villegas

 

Undergrad: Rutgers University, B.S., Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

 

Advisor: Isaac Edery, PhD

 

Thesis Project: Proteomic Based Strategies and Investigating Circadian Clock Protein Structures, Interactions and Post Translational Modifications

        

         

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