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

Zoya Farzampour-Quintero

2011

Stanford University

Neuroscience

Nicolas Fernandez

2008

Einstein Medical University-Bronx

Biomedical Sciences (Biophysics)

John Fuini

2011

University of Washington-Seattle

Physics

Margarita Hernandez

2009

University of Michigan

Microbiology & Immunology

Eric Johnson

2009

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Biophysics and Computational Biology

Dawn Lipscomb

2012

University of California-Berkeley

Biophysics

Angel Lopez

2013

Baylor College of Medicine

-

David Medina

2009

UT Health Science Center-San Antonio

Pharmacology

Derek Mendez

2011

Stanford University

Biophysics

Isaiah Morales

2013

University of Texas-Austin

Neuroscience

Renan Moreira

2010

University of California-Santa Barbara

Electrical Engineering

Hector Palacios

2013

University of California-Berkeley

Metabolic Biology

Maritza Quintero

2012

University of Utah

Medicinal Chemistry

Edward Rodriguez

2013

UT Health Science Center-San Antonio

Cell and Structural Biology

Ismael Seanez

2011

Northwestern University

Biomedical Engineering

Emi Sei

2009

University of Texas Southwestern-Dallas

Biochemistry

Christopher Sifuentes

2011

University of Michigan-Ann Harbor

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Christopher Valdez

2011

University of Michigan

Neuroscience

Michael Villanueva

2006

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Clinical Health Psychology

 

 

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

Can you help us find Dr. Avalos?

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

Can you help us find Dr. Carrasco?

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

Patric Hernandez

PhD

University of Wisconsin-Madison
(Neuroscience)

2012

seeking position

Jessica Ibarra

PhD

UT Health Science Center-San Antonio
(Cell & Structural Biology)

2009

University of the Incarnate Word
-Assistant Professor of Biology

Michou Kelley

PhD

University of Texas-San Antonio
(Biomedical Engineering)

2013

Interactive Technology Experience Center (ITEC)
-short term position training children

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

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 Española
-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

Marc Rodriguez

PhD

University of Texas-Austin
(Chemistry)

2003

Ethyl Corporation
-Supervisor/Lead Chemist

Angela (Rodriguez) Foyd

PhD

UT Health Science Center-San Antonio
(Integrated Multidisciplinary Microbiology)

2011

UT Health Science Center-San Antonio
-medical student

Daniel Santillano

MD
PhD

Texas A&M University
(Neurosciences)

2005

Private practice
-Internist

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

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