MARC-U*STAR Alumni with PhDs


 

Name PhD Date University
(Field)
Occupation
Yolanda Arias 2003 Scripps, University of California-San Diego
(Marine Biology)
Environmental Microbiologist, Federal Navy Lab
Melva Avalos 1992 University of Texas
(Neuropharmacology)
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Nicquet Blake 2001 Washington University-St. Louis
(Neurobiology)
Assistant Dean, UT Health San Antonio
Sharon Bonnette 1998 Baylor College of Medicine
(Cell Biology)
Director of Antibody Validation and Quality Control, Bethyl Laboratories
Renee Brown 1988 UT Health Science Center San Antonio
(Microbiology)
Senior Education Development Specialist, UT Health San Antonio
Jane Burnett 2003 Rice University
(Chemistry)
Director of Antibody Validation and Quality Control, Bethyl Laboratories
David Cantu 2009 University of Colorado Health Science Center-Fitzsimons
(Neuroscience)
Associate Director, Medical Affairs at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals
Theresa (Cantu) Guilette 2017 Medical University of South Carolina
(Marine Biology & Environmental Sciences)
Postdoc, North Carolina State University
Eduardo Cardenas 2011 University of Texas Southwestern
(Cancer Biology)
Adjunct Faculty
Carlos Carrasco 2001 University of Bern-Switzerland
(Immunology/Virology)
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Zoya Farzampour 2015 Stanford University
(Neuroscience)
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Nicolas Fernandez 2012 Einstein College of Medicine-Yeshiva University
(Biomedical Sciences-Biophysics)
Computational Scientist, Icahn School of Medicine
John Fuini 2016 University of Colorado
(Physics)
Associate Architect and Data Scientist, Microsoft
Cynthia Galvan 2001 Baylor College of Medicine
(Neuroscience)
Adjunct A&P Professor, Lone Star College
Rudy Guerra 1992 University of California-Berkeley
(Statistics)
Professor of Statistics, Rice University
Meredith Hay 1990 UT Health Science Center San Antonio
(Cardiovascular Pharmacology)
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Margarita (Hernandez) Sifuentes 2017 University of Michigan
(Microbiology & Immunology)
Biomedical Education and Commercialization Specialist, University of Michigan
Patric Hernandez 2012 University of Wisconsin-Madison
(Neuroscience)
Data Scientist and Senior Consultant, Deloitte Global
Jessica Ibarra 2009 UT Health Science Center San Antonio
(Cell & Structural Biology)
Assistant Professor of Biology, University of the Incarnate Word
Eric Johnson 2014 University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
(Biophysics and Computational Biology)
Program Analyst, National Cancer Institute
Michelle-Marie (Kelley) Saint Hubert 2013 University of Texas San Antonio
(Biomedical Engineering)
Faculty, St. Philip’s College
Angel Lopez 2017 Baylor College of Medicine Postdoc, University of Texas
Marisa Lopez-Cruzan 2007 UT Health Science Center San Antonio
(Cell & Structural Biology)
Research Director and Instructor, UT Health San Antonio
Mario Mata 2005 University of California-Los Angeles
(Neurobiology)
Postdoc, University of South Carolina
Nathan Mata 1998 University of Texas San Antonio
(Neurobiology)
Chief Scientific Officer, ReVision Therapeutics, Inc.
David Medina 2013 UT Health Science Center San Antonio
(Pharmacology)
Research Assistant Professor, Barrow Neurological Institute
Derek Mendez 2017 Stanford University
(Applied Physics)
Postdoc, Arizona State University
Renan Moreira 2015 University of California-Santa Barbara
(Electrical Engineering)
Chief Technology Officer, Ultra-Low Loss Technologies
Karlos Moreno 2008 Texas A&M University
(Chemistry)
Postdoc, University of Texas Southwestern
Ruben Ramirez 2000 University of Texas Southwestern
(Cell Regulation)
Associate Faculty, Collins Community College
Rosemarie Ramos 2006 University of Pittsburgh
(Public Health)
Chief Research Officer, Communicare Health Centers
Rosario Reyes 2000 University of Oregon
(Biology; JD)
Private law practice
Ulises Ricoy 2008 University of Texas San Antonio
(Neurobiology)
Dean of College of Arts & Sciences, Northern New Mexico College
Clarise Rivera-Star 2005 University of Michigan
(Microbiology/Immunology)
Chief, US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine Applied Technology Center
Angela (Rodriguez) Boyd 2011 UT Health Science Center San Antonio
(Integrated Multidisciplinary/Microbiology)
Specialist Faculty, UT Health San Antonio
Marc Rodriguez 2003 University of Texas
(Chemistry)
Supervisor and Lead Chemist, Ethyl Corporation
Daniel Santillano 2005 Texas A&M University
(Neurosciences)
Internist, private practice
Emi Sei 2014 University of Texas Southwestern
(Biochemistry)
Laboratory Manager, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Ismael Seanez-Gonzalez 2016 Northwestern University
(Biomedical Engineering)
Postdoc, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Demetrio Sierra-Mercado 2010 Ponce School of Medicine-Puerto Rico
(Neurobiology)
Surgery Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Christopher Sifuentes 2017 University of Michigan-Ann Harbor
(Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology)
Senior Bioinformatics Analyst, University of Michigan
Simon Trevino 2011 Harvard Medical School
(Biological and Biomedical Sciences)
Research Scientist II, NuProbe, Inc.
Christopher Valdez 2015 University of Michigan
(Neuroscience)
Staff Scientist, Army Center for Surgical Research
Michael Villanueva - University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
(Clinical Health Psychology)
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Gregory Villareal 2006 University of California-Los Angeles
(Neurobiology)
Bioentrepreneur, Al Phahelix Biometrics, Inc.
Anthony Wells 2010 Virginia Polytechnic Institute
(Clinical Psychology)
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, private practice; Adjunct Professor, Virginia Western Community College
Marilyn Wooten 2010 University of Texas San Antonio
(Chemistry)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Trinity University; Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Texas San Antonio
Daisy Zamora 2010 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
(Nutritional Epidemiology)
Epidemiologist, UNC Chapel Hill; Adjunct, NIH National Institute of Aging
Debora Zamora 2008 University of Texas San Antonio
(Neurobiology)
Postdoc, University of North Carolina