Anveshi Guha
Anveshi Guha
My name is Anveshi Guha. I am an M.D./Ph.D. candidate at UAMS. I just completed my first year of medical school and am doing summer research rotations with the goal of selecting my eventual PhD mentor. I am currently working in Dr. Wight’s lab studying PLP1. (Dr. Patty Wight)
Adam Larey
Adam Larey
My name is Adam Larey and I’m from Hot Springs, Arkansas. I am entering my second year of medical school at UAMS. Understanding the importance of evidence-based medicine motivated me to gain experience working in the lab over the summer. It is an honor to take part in new discoveries that may very well lead to breakthrough treatments for my future patients. I enjoy spending time learning and working in Dr. Varughese’s molecular biology lab. (Dr. KI Varughese)
Victoria McHargue
Victoria McHargue
My name is Victoria McHargue, a senior from UALR working on a continuing project titled “Microgravity induced endothelial cell dysfunction biomarkers.” I currently work in Dr. Pathak’s lab located in the College of Pharmaceutical Sciences. (Dr. Parimal Chowdhury)
Amber Melcher
Amber Melcher
My name is Amber Melcher. I am a senior at Hendrix College where I will graduate with a bachelors in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. I am an INBRE student in Dr. Franco's lab and will be working on studying the effects of collagen on drug resistance in thyroid cancer cells. (Dr. Aime Franco)
Alex Pablo-Kaiser
Alex Pablo-Kaiser
Alex Pablo-Kaiser is a PreMed student at Hendrix College. Alex is working with Dr. Roy Morello’s lab for the summer in order to achieve a better understanding of the skeletal system through working with the bone cells. (Dr. Roy Morello)
Kamai Patterson
Kamai Patterson
My name is Kamai Patterson and I'm from Minneapolis, Minnesota. I am a junior at Jackson State University, majoring in biology with a concentration in pre medicine. I am a SURP student this summer working in Dr. Brian Storrie's lab, analyzing altered golgi trafficking and a particular golgi protein that has reportedly caused mutations in early childhood when consanguineous marriages occur. (Dr. Brian Storrie)
Sarah Ricks
Sarah Ricks
My name is Sarah Ricks. I am from Idaho, and attend Brigham Young University in Utah, where I am a junior studying Molecular Biology. This summer I am working in Dr. Morello’s lab through the Summer Research Internship program through the Center for Diversity Affairs. (Dr. Roy Morello)
Niaz Siddiqui
Niaz Siddiqui
Niaz, Siddiqui, a GPIBS Master’s degree student of UAMS is working on a NASA ASGC funded project “Effect of radiation on hindlimb suspended rats.” (Dr. Parimal Chowdhury)
Haya Safar
Haya Safar
Hi, my name is Haya Safar. I will be a sophomore at George Washington University in the fall, and plan to pursue a major in biology. This summer I am hoping to gain some general research experience from working in a lab with Aime Franco. (Dr. Aime Franco)
Ana Swearingen
Ana Swearingen
My name is Ana Swearingen and I’m an upcoming senior at Harding University. I’m a molecular and cellular biology major from Nashville, TN. I’m an intern for SURF this summer working in Dr. Wongsurawat’s lab. My project involves extracting high molecular weight DNA from plant and animal samples for DNA sequencing. (Dr. Michael Jennings)
Sydney Tillman
Sydney Tillman
Sydney Tillman, a Junior from UAPB, working as an Arkansas Commitment Scholar. This summer I will work in Dr. Chowdhury's lab. (Dr. Parimal Chowdhury)
Kintress Watson
Kintress Watson
My name is Kintress Watson. I attend the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff. I am a summer SURP student and an upcoming senior majoring in forensic chemistry This summer I am working with Dr. Lupashin and am very excited to learn from him as well as gain hands on training in the lab. (Dr. Vladimir Lupashin)
Wesley White
Wesley White
My name is Wesley White. I am from Little Rock and just finished my first year of medical school at UAMS. This summer I will be working in Dr. Franco’s lab, looking at differences in gene expression in thyroid tumors, and the related immune system recruitment. (Dr. Aime Franco)
Sara Yousef
Sara Yousef
I am from Little Rock and will be a senior at Hendrix this next year. I am a summer SURP student and will work closely with Adam Corken and Dr. Jerry ware. (Dr. Jerry Ware)