Virginia Tech PREP Sixth & Seventh Cohorts

Virginia Tech PREP Scholar Adedayo Adeniran

Adedayo Adeniran

2010 Research Member

Undergrad: University of Maryland, College Park

Year in PREP: 2010-2011

Prep Mentor: Dr. Padma Rajagopalan

Current Status: Chemical/Bioengineer, North Eastern University

Virginia Tech PREP Scholar Yashira Afanador

Yashira Afanador

2010 Research Member

Undergrad: University of Peurto Rico, Industrial Biotechnology

Year in PREP: 2010-2011

PREP Mentor: Dr. Jinsong Zhu

Current Status: Research Coordinator at University of Cincinnati

Virginia Tech PREP Scholar Jesus Alvelo

Jesus Alvelo

2008 Research Member

Undergrad: University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Year in PREP: 2008-2009

PREP Mentor: Scott Geller, Psychology

Current Status: Postdoctoral Researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Virginia Tech PREP Scholar Emmanuel Ekwue, E.

Emmanuel Ekwueme

2009 Research Member

Undergrad: Virginia Tech

Year in PREP: 2009 – 2010

PREP Mentor: Dr. Joseph Freeman, Biomedical Engineering

Current Status: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital

Virginia Tech PREP Scholar Natalia Gonzales

Natalia Gonzales

2009 Research Member

Undergrad: Williams College

Year in PREP: 2009 – 2010

PREP Mentor: Dr. Dana Hawley, Biological Sciences

Current Status: Ph.D. Student, Biology, University of Chicago

Virginia Tech PREP Scholar Karissa Grier

Karissa Grier

2009 Research Member

Undergrad: Savannah State University

Year in PREP: 2009 – 2010

PREP Mentor: Dr. Deborah Good, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise

Current Status: Project Coordinator at Duke University

Virginia Tech PREP Scholar Baron Jones

Baron Jones

2009 Research Member

Undergrad: Fort Valley State University

Year in PREP: 2009-2010

PREP Mentor: Dr. Thurmon Lockhart, Industrial Systems Engineering

Virginia Tech PREP Scholar Juanita Losier

Juanita Losier

2009 Research Member

Undergrad: University of Hampton, VA

Year in PREP: 2009-2010

PREP Mentor: Dr. John Phillips, Biological Sciences

Current Status: Ph.D. Student, Purdue University

Virginia Tech PREP Scholar Folabomi Oladosu

Folabomi Oladosu

2009 Research Member

Undergrad: University of North Carolina

Year in PREP: 2009-2010

PREP Mentor: Dr. David Harrison, Psychology

Current Status: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at NorthShore University HealthSystem

Mark Duncan

2009 Research Member

Undergrad: University of California

Year in PREP: 2009

PREP Mentor: Dr. Aaron Goldstein, Chemical Engineering

Current Status: Bioengineer II at Cue Inc.

Courtney Southard

2008 Research Member

Undergrad: Hampton University

Year in PREP: 2008-2009

PREP Mentor: Dr. Zhijian Tue, Biochemistry

Current Status: Clinical Researcher at Sibley Memorial Hospital

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