Cristina Marrero-Avila (cristina.marrero@mymail.barry.edu)
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Graduated: Spring 2010 currently: D.O. program,
NOVA Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Chemistry Major with Biochemistry Specialization

Cristina Marrero-Avila

Research Project:

Synthesis of Porous Nickel-Doped Alumina Monoliths for Applications in Microscale Liquid Chromatography

Past Research Projects:

  • Synthesis of heterocyclic salts as muscarinic agents for Alzheimer's disease application
  • The Prevalence of Depression in Low Socioeconomic Status Minority Heart Failure Patients
  • Reliability of Electrocardiogram to Determine Presence of Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Heart Failure

Poster Presentations:

The Prevalence of Depression in Low Socioeconomic Status Minority Heart Failure Patients.

  • March 2009: 2nd Annual University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine Cardiovascular Research Symposium, Miami, FL.

Synthesis of heterocyclic salts as muscarinic agents for Alzheimer's disease application

  • March 2009: 237th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • March 2009: 1st Annual Barry University Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M). Undergraduate Research Symposium, Miami Shores, FL.

In-Situ Sol-Gel Preparation of Porous Nickel-Doped Alumina Monoliths for Application in Capillary Liquid Chromatography

  • August 2009: DOE/LBNL Undergraduate Poster Session, Berkeley, CA
  • November 2009: Department of Energy, SERCh Poster Competition, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

Scholarship & Awards:

  • Summer 2009: Faculty and Student Team Program Appointment, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
  • 2007 - 2009: Barry University Academic Achievement Award
  • 2007 - 2009: Barry University Academic Scholarship
  • 2006 - 2009: Barry University Dean's List