Meet our Newest Students

September 14, 2021 - 10:30am

We welcome our newest additions to the program!

Iowa Biosciences Academy Scholars

ProfileJosie Bliss, Biology 
Mentor: Maurine Neiman, PhD, Professor, Biology
Daniel Carson, Biochemistry
Mentor:  Currently seeking a research lab
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Braiden Deschryver, Human Physiology
Mentor: Dao-Fu Dai, MD/PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

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Isabelle Farmer, Neuroscience
Mentor:  Ece Demir-Lira, PhD, Assistant Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

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Bailey Goldberg
Mentor: Andrew Forbes, PhD, Assistant Professor Biology

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Emily Herum, Biochemistry
Mentor: Madeline Shea, PhD, Professor Biochemistry 

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Felipe Herrmann, Psychology Brain and Sciences
Mentor: Emily Kroska, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

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Caro Icardi, Microbiology
Mentor: Mary Weber, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

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Jordon Luna, Neuroscience
Mentor: Jason Radley, PhD, Associate Professor Psychological and Brain Sciences

Betsy Montiel, Biomedical Engineering
Mentor: Currently seeking a lab

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Asel Nasr, Global Health
Mentor: Catie Cherwin, PhD, Assistant Professor Nursing

Tommy Nguyen, Biology
Mentor: Chi-Lein Chen, PhD, Professor Biology

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Cade Rahlf, Biochemistry
Mentor: Madeline Shea, PhD, Professor Biochemistry 

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Dominic Rivas, Biomedical Engineering
Mentor: Jessica Goetz, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering (BME)

Evan Saltz, Psychological and Brain Science
Mentor: Isaac Petersen, PhD, Assistant Professor Psychological and Brain Sciences

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Hector Sanchez Melendez, Neuroscience
Mentor: Kristi Hendrickson, PhD, Assistant Professor Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Connor Sindt, Computer Science and Engineering
Mentor: Terry Braun, PhD, Professor Biomedical Engineering

 
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Katherine Westbrook, Speech and Hearing Science
Mentor: Jean Gordon, PhD, Associate Professor Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Evita Woosley, Speech and Hearing Science
Mentor: Bob McMurray, PhD, Associate Professor Psychological and Brain Sciences

Science Alliance Interns

profileRochelle Lopez, Biology/Human Physiology
Mentor: Benji Baran, PhD, Assistant Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

UI - LSAMP Interns

ProfileDJ Guillory, Chemical Engineering
Mentor: Jennifer Fiegel, PhD, Associate Professor Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
ProfileCiara Harrington, Psychology and Brain Science
Mentor: Benji Baran, PhD, Assistant Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences
Elvis Mutebi, Neuroscience
Mentor: Currently seeking a lab
ProfileTomi Taiwo, Biology/Physiology
Mentor: Currently seeking a lab
Amna Dafalla, Biology
Mentor: Sarit Smolikove, PhD, Associate Professor Biology