Current Ambassadors


Andréa Darrh
  • Andréa Darrh '18
  • Major: Geophysics
  • Minor: Geology, Mathematics
  • Research Focus: Electromagnetic Geophysics, Controlled Source Electromagnetics, Upheaval Dome
  • Years of Research Experience: 3
  • Advisor: Dr. Mark Everett
  • Project(s): Modeling the CSEM response of Upheaval Dome
Anthony Gacasan
  • Anthony Gacasan '19
  • Major: Biomedical Sciences
  • Minor: Business
  • Research Focus: Genetics, Microbiome
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
Brooke Versaw
  • Brooke Versaw '18
  • Major: Chemistry
  • Minor: Business Administration
  • Research Focus: Polymer Chemistry, Organic Synthesis
  • Years of Research Experience: 3
  • Advisor: Dr. Karen Wooley
Devyn Rice
  • Devyn Rice '19
  • Major: Applied Mathematics
  • Research Focus: STEM Education
  • Years of Research Experience: 3
Dillon "Danger" Jones
  • Dillon "Danger" Jones '18
  • Major: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
  • Minor: Psychology
  • Research Focus: Herpetology, Behavior, Wildlife, Ecology
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
Gabrielle Lessen
  • Gabrielle Lessen '18
  • Major: Biochemistry
  • Research Focus: Telomeres, Arabidopsis, Proteins
  • Years of Research Experience: 3
  • Advisor: Dr. Dorothy Shippen
Gabrielle Sutton
  • Gabrielle Sutton '18
  • Major: Molecular and Cell Biology, Psychology
  • Minor: Neuroscience, Math
  • Research Focus: Epigenetics, Development
  • Years of Research Experience: 3
  • Advisor: Dr. Michael Golding
Jennifer Tran
  • Jennifer Tran '18
  • Major: Biochemistry, Genetics
  • Minor: Biology, Classics
  • Research Focus: Biochemistry, Microbiology, Bacteria, Phage
  • Years of Research Experience: 3
  • Advisor: Dr. Ry Young
  • Project(s): MS2 lysis of Escherichia coli depends on host chaperone DnaJ
Kanika Gakhar
  • Kanika Gakhar '18
  • Major: Aerospace Engineering
  • Research Focus: Bio-Inspired Aerial Vehicles
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
  • Project(s): Experimental Analysis of the Aeromechanics and Efficiency of a Robotic Hummingbird; Experimental Studies towards Understanding the Aeromechanics of a Flexible Robotic Hummingbird Wing in Hover; Aerome
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
Kelly Nieto
  • Kelly Nieto '18
  • Major: Chemistry
  • Minor: Mathematics, Materieals Science Engineering
  • Research Focus: Materials Science, Chemistry
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
Madison McIlvoy
  • Madison McIlvoy
Matthew "Brent" Price
  • Matthew "Brent" Price '18
  • Major: Biomedical Sciences
  • Minor: Neuroscience
  • Research Focus: Psychoneuroimmunology, Clinical Psychology, Pain and Stress
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
  • Advisor: Dr. Nancy Downing
Morgan Chapman
  • Morgan Chapman '20
  • Major: Chemical Engineering
  • Research Focus: Justice, Nursing, Clinical Trials
  • Years of Research Experience: 1
  • Advisor: Dr. Nancy Downing, Dr. Daniel Sheridan
Nicolas Moreno
  • Nicolas Moreno '18
  • Major: Genetics, Animal Science
  • Minor: Biochemistry, Plant Breeding
  • Research Focus: Genetic Engineering, Therapeutics, Food Production, Medical Models
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
Olivia Oliver
  • Olivia Oliver
Quinton Lawton
  • Quinton Lawton '19
  • Major: Meteorology
  • Minor: Oceanography
  • Research Focus: Climate, Tropical Cyclones, Atmospheric Modeling, Climate Change
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
Rachel Thomas
  • Rachel Thomas '18
  • Major: Public Health
  • Research Focus: Phosphatase and tensin homolog, cancer, modifier genes, PTEN
  • Years of Research Experience: 2
  • Advisor: Dr. David Threadgill
Sarah Mack
  • Sarah Mack '18
  • Major: Industrial Engineering
  • Minor: Applied Mathematics, Project Management
  • Research Focus: Human Factors and Cognitive Systems, HealthCare Organization and Delivery
  • Years of Research Experience: 1
Tommy Settlemyre
  • Tommy Settlemyre '18
  • Major: Physics, Mathematics
  • Research Focus: Mathematical Physics, Vacuum Energy, Quantum Field Theory, Casimir Effect
  • Years of Research Experience: 1.5
  • Advisor: Dr. Stephen Fulling
  • Project(s): S. W. Murray, C. M. Whisler, S. A. Fulling, Jef Wagner, H. B. Carter, David Lujan, F. D. Mera, and T. E. Settlemyre, Phys. Rev. D 93, 105010 (2016)