Current Students

Cordero, Diana

Cordero, Diana

Major: Biology and Chemistry
Status: Junior
Barry Research Mentor: Dr. Tamara Hamilton
Research Project: Porphine synthesis using mechanochemical techniques
Summer Research Site: Dauphin Sea Lab Institute, Dauphin Island, AL (2015)
Email: diana.cordero@mymail.barry.edu

Hernandez, Gabriela

Gabriela Hernandez

Major: Biology
Status: Sophmore
Barry Research Mentor: Dr. Brenda Schoffstall
Research Project: Tissue changes during wound healing in wild type Danio rerio
Summer Research Sites: Barry University (2015)
Email: gabriela.hernandez@mymail.barry.edu

Kelly, Joshua

Joshua Kellyz

Major: Biology
Status: Junior
Barry Research Mentor:
Research Project: Micro-dystrophin can partially restore myosin heavy chain distribution in the canine model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Summer Research Sites: University of Missouri-Columbia, MO (2015)
Email: josh.kelly@mymail.barry.edu

Kingston, Shanika

Kingston,Shanika

Major: Chemistry and Biology
Status: Senior
Barry Research Mentor: Dr. Stephanie Bingham; Dr Tamara Hamilton
Research Project: The DNA methylation response to ethanol exposure
Summer Research Sites: University of Missouri-Columbia, MO (2013); Boston University, MA (2014); University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (2015)
Email: shanika.kingston@mymail.barry.edu

Livingston, Kamren

Livingston, Kamren

Major: Biology
Status: Junior
Barry Research Mentor: Dr. Leticia Vega
Research Project:Genetic screen to identify alleles of Yku80 that may interact with Pif1p
Summer Research Sites: University of California San Diego, CA (2015)
Email: kamren.livingston@mymail.barry.edu

Nakasone, Alice

Nakasone, Alice

Major: Biology
Status: Senior
Barry Research Mentor: Dr. Leticia Vega
Research Project:TGF-B mediating cell cycle control in human myeloid leukemia cells
Summer Research Sites: Barry University (2013); University of Florida, FL (2014)
Email: alice.nakasone@mymail.barry.edu

Ruiz, Mariana

Ruiz, Mariana

Major: Biology
Status: Senior
Barry Research Mentor: Dr. Stephanie Bingham
Research Project: Developing a zebrafish model for chromosomal abnormalities
Summer Research Sites: University of Georgia, GA (2014); University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (2015)
Email: mariana.ruiz@mymail.barry.edu

Sanchez, Pedro

Major: Biology
Status: Junior
Barry Research Mentor: Dr. Leticia Vega
Research Project: Identification and chacterization of genetic interaction between cds13-1 and Yku80 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Email: mpedro.sanchez1@mymail.barry.edu

Telusma, Bertina

Telusma, Bertina

Major: Biology
Status: Junior
Barry Research Mentor: Dr. Petrino-Lin
Research Project:Polycomb 2 Expression pattern during zebrafish development: in situ hybridization study
Summer Research Sites: University of Missouri-Columbia, MO (2014); Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA (2015)
Email: bertina.telusma@mymail.barry.edu

Williams, Kevin

Williams, Kevin

Major: Biology
Status: Sophomore
Barry Research Mentor: Dr. Brenda Schoffstall
Research Project: Environmental influences on the rate of wound healing in Danio rerio
Summer Research Sites: Barry University, FL (2014); University of California San Diego, CA (2015)
Email: kevin.williams2@mymail.barry.edu