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Previous Lab Members


RISE Trainee; Former MARC U*STAR Trainee
Undergraduate Researcher (June 2012 – May 2015), Department of Biology, UTSA
Research Scientist Assistant 1 (May 2015 – August 2015)
Ph.D student, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (August 2015)

Honors Thesis:
"Caffeine Therapy and Its Effect on Premature Infant Central Respiratory Chemoreception in Larval Lithobates catesbeianus" (Completed)

Research Interests:
Neurobiology – Development of Respiration
Developmental Physiology – Central Respiratory Chemoreception and Respiration
Cancer Biology—Photodynamic Therapy and Intracellular Pathways

Electrophysiology Instrumentation
Tissue Culture – Cell Lines
Agarose and acrylamide gel electrophoresis
Membrane preparations
Plasmid transfection
Western Blotting
Electrode preparation
Fluorescent microscopy
Light Microscopy
Whole-nerve patch clamp