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Past MARC-U*STAR Students in Doctoral Training or with a PhD


 

Past MARC-U*STAR Students Currently in Doctoral Training

Name Start University Degree Program
Theresa Cantu 2011 Medical University of South Carolina Marine Biology & Environmental Sciences
Madeline Cortez 2017 Baylor College of Medicine  
Jasmine King 2017 University of California-Berkeley Biomedical Engineering and Physiology
Dawn Lipscomb 2012 University of California-Berkeley Biophysics
Hector Palacios 2013 University of California-Berkeley Metabolic Biology
Maritza Quintero 2015 University of Texas-San Antonio Chemistry
Edward Rodriguez 2013 UT Health San Antonio Cell and Structural Biology
Casey Whitney 2017 The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Engineering

 

Past MARC-U*STAR Students with a PhD

Name Degree University
(Field)
Grad Date Occupation
Yolanda Arias PhD Scripps, University of California-San Diego
(Marine Biology)
2003 Federal Navy Lab
-Environmental Microbiologist
Melva Avalos PhD University of Texas-Austin
(Neuropharmacology)
1992 -
Nicquet Blake PhD Washington University-St. Louis
(Neurobiology)
2001 UT Health Science Center-San Antonio
-Assistant Dean
Sharon Bonnette PhD Baylor College of Medicine
(Cell Biology)
1998 Bethyl Labs
-Director of Antibody Validation and Quality Control
Renee Brown PhD UT Health Science Center-San Antonio
(Microbiology)
1988 UT Health Science Center-San Antonio
-Senior Education Development Specialist
Jane Burnett PhD Rice University
(Chemistry)
2003 Bethyl Laboratories
-Director of Antibody Validation and Quality Control
David Cantu PhD University of Colorado Health Science Center-Fitzsimons
(Neuroscience)
2011 Tufts University School of Medicine
-Teaching/Postdoctoral researcher with Dr. Chris Dulla
Eduardo Cardenas PhD University of Texas Southwestern-Dallas
(Cancer Biology)
2012 UT Health Science Center-San Antonio
-Postdoctoral researcher with Dr. Nandini Ghosh-Choudhury
Carlos Carrasco PhD University of Bern-Switzerland
(Immunology/Virology)
2001 -
Zoya Farzampour-Quintero PhD Stanford University
(Neuroscience)
- -
Nicolas Fernandez PhD Einstein College of Medicine-Yeshiva University
(Biomedical Sciences-Biophysics)
2012 -
John Fuini PhD University of Washington-Seattle
(Physics)
- -
Cynthia Galvan PhD Baylor College of Medicine
(Neuroscience)
2001 Lone Star College
-Adjunct A&P Professor
Rudy Guerra PhD University of California-Berkeley
(Statistics)
1992 Rice University
-Professor of Statistics
Meredith Hay PhD UT Health Science Center-San Antonio
(Cardiovascular Pharmacology)
1990 -
Margarita Hernandez PhD University of Michigan
(Microbiology & Immunology)
- -
Patric Hernandez PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison
(Neuroscience)
2012 -
Jessica Ibarra PhD UT Health Science Center-San Antonio
(Cell & Structural Biology)
2009 University of the Incarnate Word
-Assistant Professor of Biology
Eric Johnson PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(Biophysics and Computational Biology)
2014 -
Michou Kelley PhD University of Texas-San Antonio
(Biomedical Engineering)
2013 Interactive Technology Experience Center (ITEC)
-short term position training children
Angel Lopez PhD Baylor College of Medicine - -
Marisa Lopez-Cruzan PhD UT Health Science Center-San Antonio
(Cell & Structural Biology)
2007 UT Health Science Center-San Antonio
-Research Director/Instructor
Mario Mata PhD University of California-Los Angeles
(Neurobiology)
2005 University of South Carolina
-Postdoctoral researcher
Nathan Mata PhD University of Texas-San Antonio
(Neurobiology)
1998 ReVision Therapeutics, Inc.
-Chief Scientific Officer
David Medina PhD UT Health Science Center-San Antonio
(Pharmacology)
2013 -
Derek Mendez PhD Stanford University
(Biophysics)
- -
Renan Moreira PhD University of California-Santa Barbara
(Electrical Engineering)
- -
Karlos Moreno PhD Texas A&M University
(Chemistry)
2008 University of Texas Southwestern-Dallas
-Postdoctoral researcher
Ruben Ramirez PhD University of Texas Southwestern-Dallas
(Cell Regulation)
2000 Collins Community College
-Associate Faculty
Rosemarie Ramos PhD University of Pittsburgh
(Public Health)
2006 Communicare Health Centers
-Chief Research Officer
Rosario Reyes JD
PhD
University of Oregon
(Biology; JD)
2000 Private practice
-Law
Ulises Ricoy PhD University of Texas-San Antonio
(Neurobiology)
2008 Northern New Mexico College at EspaƱola
-Assistant Professor of Biology; Chair of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science
Clarise Rivera-Star PhD University of Michigan
(Microbiology/Immunology)
2005 US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine Applied Technology Center
-Chief
Angela (Rodriguez) Boyd PhD UT Health Science Center-San Antonio
(Integrated Multidisciplinary/Microbiology)
2011 UT Health Science Center-San Antonio
-medical student
Marc Rodriguez PhD University of Texas-Austin
(Chemistry)
2003 Ethyl Corporation
-Supervisor/Lead Chemist
Daniel Santillano MD
PhD
Texas A&M University
(Neurosciences)
2005 Private practice
-Internist
Ismael Seanez PhD Northwestern University
(Biomedical Engineering)
- -
Emi Sei PhD University of Texas Southwestern-Dallas
(Biochemistry)
2015 MD Anderson Cancer Center
-Research Laboratory Manager
Christopher Sifuentes PhD University of Michigan-Ann Harbor
(Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology)
- -
Demetrio Sierra-Mercado PhD Ponce School of Medicine-Puerto Rico
(Neurobiology)
2010 Harvard Medical School
-Instructor in Surgery
Simon Trevino PhD Harvard Medical School
(Biological and Biomedical Sciences)
2011 Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
-Postdoctoral researcher
Christopher Valdez PhD University of Michigan
(Neuroscience)
- -
Michael Villanueva PhD University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
(Clinical Health Psychology)
- -
Gregory Villareal PhD University of California-Los Angeles
(Neurobiology)
2006 Al Phahelix Biometrics, Inc.
-Bioentrepreneur
Anthony Wells PhD Virginia Polytechnic Institute
(Clinical Psychology)
2010 Private practice
-Licensed clinical psychologist;
Virginia Western Community College
-Adjunct Professor
Marilyn Wooten PhD University of Texas-San Antonio
(Chemistry)
2010 Trinity University
-Visiting Assistant Professor;
University of Texas-San Antonio
-Adjunct Assistant Professor
Daisy Zamora PhD University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
(Nutritional Epidemiology)
2010 Trinity University
-Visiting Assistant Professor
Debora Zamora PhD University of Texas-San Antonio
(Neurobiology)
2008 University of North Carolina
-Postdoctoral researcher in Program on Integrative Medicine