Current Ambassadors


Morgan Chapman
  • Morgan Chapman '20
  • Major: Microbiology, Genetics
  • Research Focus: Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
  • Advisor: Dr. Carolyn Cannon MD Ph.D , Dr. Candice Brinkmeyer-Langford Ph.D
Cameron Criswell '19
  • Cameron Criswell '19
  • Major: Biochemistry, Genetics
  • Research Focus: Molecular Genetics, Immune receptors
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
Charlotte Nicole Deere '21
  • Charlotte Nicole Deere '21
  • Major: Anthropology
  • Minor: Museum Studies
  • Research Focus: Nautical Archaeology, History, Artifact Documentation
  • Years of Research Experience: 1
Jared Eichner '19
  • Jared Eichner '19
  • Major: Biomedical Sciences
  • Research Focus: Murine tumor, Chemotherapy efficacy, Algebraic modeling, Ejection fraction
  • Years of Research Experience: 3
Anthony Gacasan
  • Anthony Gacasan '19
  • Major: Biomedical Sciences
  • Minor: Business
  • Research Focus: Genetics, Microbiome
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
Oscar Gonzalez '20
  • Oscar Gonzalez '20
  • Major: Chemistry
  • Minor: Physics and Mathematics
  • Research Focus: Inorganic, Physical, Materials, Technology
  • Years of Research Experience: 1
Ashley Nicole Guentzel '19
  • Ashley Nicole Guentzel '19
  • Major: Biology
  • Minor: Spanish and Genetics
  • Research Focus: Animal Behavior and Endocrinology
  • Years of Research Experience: 1
Ashley Hayden '19
  • Ashley Hayden '19
  • Major: Biology
  • Minor: Bioinformatics, Psychology
  • Research Focus: Light-dependent magnetoreception, Butterfly, Migration behavior, CRISPR/Cas9-mediated mutagenesis
  • Years of Research Experience: 1
McKaela Hodge '19
  • McKaela Hodge '19
  • Major: Genetics
  • Research Focus: Veterinary Medicine, Genetics, Computational Genomics
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
Tawfik Hussein '19
  • Tawfik Hussein '19
  • Major: Biomedical Engineering
  • Minor: Astrophysics
  • Research Focus: Lymphatic Mechanics
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
Marita John '21
  • Marita John '21
  • Major: Biomedical Sciences
  • Research Focus: Food Insecurity, Children, Sociology, Psychology
  • Years of Research Experience: 1
Dillon "Danger" Jones
  • Dillon "Danger" Jones '18
  • Major: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
  • Minor: Psychology
  • Research Focus: Herpetology, Wildlife, Ecology, Conservation
  • Years of Research Experience: 4
  • Project(s): Agama agama Growth Rate
    Oral Parisitology of Panamanian Snakes 
    Bridging the Gap Between Human Music and Animal Communication
    Acoustin Monitoring of the Endangered Houston Toad
    Urban Herpetology Survey of a Nature Preserve in Houston
    Sea Turtle Arribada in Costa Rica
    Radio Telemetry of the White Lipped Mud Turtle in Belize
    Gut Content Analysis of the genus Smilisca in Belize
    Camera Trapping, Mammal Trapping and Bat Netting in Belize
Quinton Lawton
  • Quinton Lawton '19
  • Major: Meteorology
  • Minor: Oceanography
  • Research Focus: Climate, Tropical Cyclones, Atmospheric Modeling, Climate Change
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
Summer Lehman '20
  • Summer Lehman '20
  • Major: Psychology
  • Minor: Women's and Gender Studies
  • Research Focus: I/O Psychology, Diversity in Organizations, Gender Identity/Expression
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
Ashwathi Nair '19
  • Ashwathi Nair '19
  • Major: Biomedical Engineering
  • Research Focus: Healthcare Industry, Materials Science
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
Madison Parks '19
  • Madison Parks '19
  • Major: Psychology
  • Research Focus: Executive Function, Binge Drinking
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
Eliza Price '19
  • Eliza Price '19
  • Major: Chemical Engineering
  • Minor: Materials Science and Engineering
  • Research Focus: Nanomaterials Functionalization and Processing
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
Natalia Quintero-Arevalo '20
  • Natalia Quintero-Arevalo '20
  • Major: Nutrition
  • Minor: Neuroscience
  • Research Focus: Neuroscience , Heavy metal exposure
  • Years of Research Experience: 1
Devyn Rice
  • Devyn Rice '19
  • Major: Applied Mathematics
  • Research Focus: STEM Education
  • Years of Research Experience: 3
Karissa Yamaguchi
  • Karissa Yamaguchi '19
  • Major: Biochemistry, Genetics
  • Minor: Japanese
  • Research Focus: MicroRNA, Biochemistry
  • Years of Research Experience: 1
  • Advisor: Dr. Zhiye Wang, Dr. Xiuren Zhang
Everett Yang '20
  • Everett Yang '20
  • Major: Computer Science
  • Minor: Mathematics
  • Research Focus: Robotic Motion Planning
  • Years of Research Experience: 1