2005 Graduates

Agyenim Amoako, Delaware State University, BS, Biology and Chemistry
Research Mentor: Dr. Barry Greenberg
Project: Effects of Pharmacologic Inhibitors on Ang-(1-7) Induction of ET - 1 Gene Expression
Publications: none

Leonard Chavez, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, BA, Biochemistry
Research Mentor: Dr. Kirk Knowlton
Project: Innate Antiviral Defense Mechanisms of the Cardiac Myocyte: A Potential Role for IL-12 Signaling
Publications: none

Elysse Gatdula, Cal Poly Pomona, BS, Biology
Research Mentor: Dr. Kim Barrett
Project: Intracellular Signaling in the Regulation of Chloride Secretion in Intestinal Epithelial Cells
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Publications: none

Matthew Gonzales, UCSD, BS, Chemical Engineering
Research Mentor: Dr. Joan Heller Brown
Project: PHLPP Expression in Neonatal Mouse Cardiomyocytes
Publications: none

Joseph Kaminsky, University of Memphis, BS, Biochemistry, Chemistry
Research Mentor: Dr. Paul Insel
Project: PKA Regulation of Phosphodiesterase Isozyme Expression; Studies in S49 Lymphoma Cells
Publications: none

Joseph Luna, Yale University, BS, Molecular Biophysics/Biochemistry
Research Mentor: Dr. Robert Ross
Project: Integrins and the Hypotrophic Response in Neonatal Rat Cardiac Myocytes
Publications: none

Dulce Ribas, University of Florida, Gainesville, BA, Psychology
Research Mentor: Dr. David Roth
Project: The Role of Caveolae and Isoflurane in Cardiac Protection after Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Mice
Publications: none

Dorothy Tamayo, UCSD, BS, Human Biology
Research Mentor: Dr. Jim Kadonaga
Project: Sumoylation of Histone H2B
Publications: none

Marcus Vieira, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, BS, Biology
Research Mentor: Dr. Kirk Hammond
Project: Gene Transfer as a Therapy for Heart Failure
Publications: none