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Current Students

College of Math and Science


Biochemistry


Armenuhe Terzian
Major: Biochemistry
Mentor: Eric Kelson
Joined in 2018




 

David Romero

David Romero
Major: BioChemistry   
Mentor: Rachel Mackelprang
Joined in 2018




 

erik serrano

Erik Serrano
Major: BioChemistry
Mentor: Ravinder Abrol
Joined in 2016







esteban bautistaEsteban Bautista
Major: BioChemistry
Mentor: Taeboem Oh
Joined in 2016

 





katherine orr

Katherine Orr
Major: Biochemistry
Mentor:
Gilberto Flores
Joined in 2018






jennifer portilloJennifer Portillo
Major: BioChemistry
Mentor: Ravinder Abrol
Joined in 2017






lannah abasiLannah Abasi
Major: BioChemistry 
Mentor: Karin Crowhurst
Joined in 2017

 




lara bosakLara Bosak
Major: Biochemistry
Mentor: Aziz Boulesbaa
Joined in 2018


 



mehrnaz siavoshiMehrnaz Siavoshi
Major: Biochemistry
Mentor: Paula Fischhaber
Joined in 2017







Rafeed KhleifRafeed Khleif 
Major: Biochemistry
Mentor: Ravinder Abrol
Joined in 2018







Biology


andrea canahuiAndrea Canahui
Major: Biology
Mentor: Jonathan Kelber
Joined in 2017







breenah goldbergBreenah Goldberg
Major: Biology
Mentor: Rachel Mackelprang
Joined in 2016







christian sanchezChristian Sanchez
Major: Biology
Mentor: Mariano Loza Coll
Joined in 2017







david ohanaDavid Ohana
Major: Biology
Mentor: Jheem Medh
Joined in 2017



 

jack castanedaJack Castaneda
Major: Biology
Mentor: Mariano Loza-Coll
Joined in 2018






Jessica YamauchiJessica Yamauchi
Major:
Biology
Mentor: 
Robert Espinoza
Joined in 2017






jose chaconJose Chacon
Major:
Biology
Mentor: 
Crystal Rogers
Joined in 2018




 

kostantina orselli

Kostantina Orselli
Major: Biology
Mentor: 
Cheryl Van Buskirk
Joined in 2017





Lindsay Kutscher

Lindsay Kutscher
Major:
Biology
Mentor: 
Ed Jackiewicz
Joined in 2016




 

Malik CampbellMalik Campbell
Major:
Biology
Mentor:
Boris Ricks
Joined in 2018






manuel fierro

Manuel Fierro
Major: Biology
Mentor: Rheem Medh
Joined in 2018






Maria YeraMaria Yera
Major
Mentor
Joined in 2017

 

 



Mary AntikyanMary Antikyan
Major: Biology
Mentor: Cindy Malone
Joined in 2017







Michelle AlcantaraMichelle Alcantara
Major: Biology
Mentor: Stephan Chung
Joined in 2017

 

 



Natalie Dahan

Natalie Dahan
Major: Biology
Mentor: Maria Elena De Bellard
Joined in 2018

 




nicole MichilotNicole Michilot
Major: Biology
Mentor: Maria Elena De Bellard
Joined in 2018

 

 



Sasha MachulskySasha Machulsky
Major: Biology
Mentor: Crystal Rogers
Joined in 2017

 

 

 


Biotechnology


eric mirandaEric Miranda
Major: Biotechnology
Mentor: Cristian Ruiz Rueda
Joined in 2018

 





natasha carlsonNatasha Carlson
Major: Biotechnology
Mentor: Cristian Ruiz Rueda
Joined in 2016

 





rafeef khleifRafeef Khleif
Major: Biotechnology
Mentor: Michael Summers
Joined in 2017

 

 




Microbiology


Alanis HernandezAlanis Hernandez 
Major: Microbiology
Mentor: Cristian Ruiz Rueda 
Joined in 2018







Carolina GonzalezCarolina Gonzalez
Major: Microbiology
Mentor: Jonathan Kelber
Joined in 2018

 





federico ProkopczukFederico Prokopczuk
Major: Microbiology
Mentor: Sattar Taheri
Joined in 2016

 





kevin pintoKevin Pinto
Major: Microbiology
Mentor: Michael Summers
Joined in 2016

 





OhannesGuerbidjianOhannes Guerbidjian
Major: Microbiology
Mentor: Sattar Taheri
Joined in 2016

 





Priscilla SalcedoPriscilla Salcedo
Major: Microbiology
Mentor: Gilberto Flores
Joined in 2016







Cell & Molecular Biology


clarissa NassarClarissa Nassar
Major: Cell & Molecular Biology 
Mentor: Cheryl Van Buskirk
Joined in 2018

 





IvymarieAranasIvymarieAranas
Major: Cell & Molecular Biology
Mentor: Rheem Medh
Joined in 2016

 





Juan CardenasJuan Cardenas
Major: Cell & Molecular Biology
Mentor: Ray Hong
Joined in 2018

 





Kevin TorresKevin Torres
Major: Cell & Molecular Biology
Mentor: Cindy Malone
Joined in 2017

 





Maria Isabel ChoscoMaria Isabel Chosco
Major: Cell & Molecular Biology
Mentor: Michael Summers
Joined in 2018

 





Patrick AcostaPatrick Acosta
Major: Cell & Molecular Biology
Mentor: Yoshie Hanzawa
Joined in 2018

 





rabia billooRabia Billoo
Major: Cell & Molecular Biology
Mentor: Cindy Malone 
Joined in 2017

 





Sara ShatelaSara Shatela
Major: Cell & Molecular Bio  
Mentor: Lisa Banner
Joined in 2017







Ecology and Evolutionary Bio


Janelle televeraJanelle Talavera
Major: Ecology and Evolutionary Bio
Mentor: Jeanne Robertson
Joined in 2018 







Mathematics


erik bravoErik Bravo
Major: Mathematics
Research Interests: 
Mentor: Bruce Shapiro

College of Health and Human Development


Communication Disorders / Child & Adolescent Development


Aaliyeh AyubAaliyeh Ayub
Major: Communication Disorders
Mentor: Vickie Yu
Joined in 2018

 





VictoriaWombleVictoria Womble
Major: Communication Disorders / Child & Adolescent Development
Mentor: April Taylor
Joined in 2016








Family & Consumer Sciences


Andrezonae JohnsonAndrezonae Johnson
Major: Food Science
Mentor: Rheem Medh 
Joined in 2017

 





Anthony CabadasAnthony Cabadas
Major: Nutrition
Mentor: Dena Herman
Joined in 2018

 

 



Citlalli GarciaCitlalli Garcia Plascencia
Major: Nutrition
Mentor: Annette Besnilian
Joined in 2018

 





Jennifer WhiteJennifer White
Major: Nutrition
Mentor: Elizabeth Sussman
Joined in 2018 

 





Mai SpauldingMai Spaulding
Major: Nutrition
Mentor: Jheem Medh
Joined in 2017








Environmental & Occupational Health


Nikolas Morrison-WelchNikolas Morrison-Welch
Major: Environmental & Occupational Health
Mentor: Crystal Rogers
Joined in 2018

 





Victory Idehan Victory Idehan
Major: Environmental & Occupational Health
Mentor: Nola Kennedy
Joined in 2018







Kinesiology


Angelica AlbertoAngelica Alberto
Major: Kinesiology Exercise Science
Mentor: Taeyou Jung
Joined in 2016








Bordin EndinjokBordin Endinjok
Major: Kinesiology
Mentor: Teri Todd
Joined in 2017

 





Brian RiosBrian Rios
Major: Kinesiology Exercise Science
Mentor: Teri Todd
Joined in 2016

 





Christine BoktorChristine Boktor
Major: Kinesiology Exercise Science 
Mentor: Sean Flanagan
Joined in 2017

 





Michael SalazarMichael Salazar
Major: Kinesiology Exercise Science 
Mentor: Teri Todd
Joined in 2017






paulPaul Rodriguez
Major: Kinesiology
mentor: Sean Flanagan
Joined in 2016

 

 

 


Public Health


Isabella AgyapongIsabella Agyapong
Major: Public Health

Mentor: Samira Moughrabi
Joined in 2017

 





Adriana Rojas
Major: Public Health
Mentor: Stephanie Benjamin
Joined in 2018

 





Denise Nguyen
Major: Public Health
Mentor: Bobbie Emetu
Joined in 2018

 

 



Helina Mekonnen
Major: Public Health
Mentor: Ellie Kazemi
Joined in 2018 

College of Social and Behavioral Science

Psychology

aileen kangavaryAileen Kangavary 
Mentor: Justin Kantner 
Joined in 2017

 

 

 
 
 
 
Alana Parks

Alana Parks 
Mentor: Justin Kantner
Joined in 2018

 

 

 

 

Catherine Mesick

Catherine Mesick 
Mentor: Abraham Rutchick
Joined in 2018

 

 

 



Christina Melanie Saez
Major: Psychology
Mentor: Ellie Kazemi
Joined in 2016







Daniel SaraviaDaniel Saravia
Mentor: Jonathan Martinez
Joined in 2018
 

erika almiraErika Almira

Major: Psychology
Mentor: Scott Plunkett
Joined in 2017 

 

 

 

erickErick Perez
Major: Psychology 
Research Interests:
Mentor: Nancy Miodrag
Joined in 2017

 

Diana BanuelosDiana Banuelos
Mentor: Sun-Mee Kang
Joined in 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
emily hernandez
Emily Hernandez
Mentor: Bobby Emetu
Joined in 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Evelyn SantanaEvelyn Santana
Mentor: Luciana Lagana
Joined in 2017

 

 

 
 
 
Gabriella Hinojosa

Gabriella Hinojosa

Mentor: Scott Plunkett
Joined in 2017

 

 

 
 
 
Gabby Mendoza

Gabby Mendoza
Mentor: Omar Ruvalcaba
Joined in 2018

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Indira Martinez-Dubon

Indira Martinez-Dubon
Mentor: Scott Plunket
Joined in 2018

 

 

 

 

Jared Zak Peet

Jared Zak Peet
Mentor: Stephanie Hood
Joined in 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jenny MoranJenny Moran

Mentor: Jonathan Martinez
Joined in 2017

 

 

 

 
Jesus AbarcaJesus Abarca
Mentor: Jill Quilici
Joined in 2017

 

 

 

 
 
Karen Alvarez Karen Alvarez
Mentor: Alyssa Arentoft
Joined in 2016

 

 

 

 

kimberly mcgee

Kimberly McGee
Mentor: Elise Fenn
Joined in 2016

 

 

 

 

merlin naranjo

Merlin Naranjo 
Mentor: Omar Ruvalcaba
Joined in 2017

 

 

 

 

Patricia Orozco

Patricia Orozco
Mentor: Jonathan Martinez
Joined in 2018








Raymond Jackson

Raymond Jackson
Mentor: Meeta Banerjee
Joined in 2018








sarah arce

Sarah Arce

Major: Psychology
Research Interests:    
Mentor: Jill Razani
Joined in 2017





Sarah Marks

Sarah Marks
Mentor: Tara Fahmie
Joined in 2018

 
 
 
 
 
 
Savannah Elahian

Savannah Elahian
Mentor: Meeta Banerjee
Joined in 2018

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Skyla AlconSkyla Alcon

Major: Psychology
Research Interests:    
Mentor: Regan Maas
Joined in 2017

 
 
 
 
yessenia escobar valenciaYessenia Escobar Valencia
Mentor: Luciana Lagana
Joined in 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yvette LugoYvette Lugo 
Mentor: Abraham Rutchick
Joined in 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sociology

Gregory Sanchez

Major: Sociology
Mentor:
Joined in 2017

 

Geography

Sophia ReyesSophia Reyes
Mentor: Ed Jackiewicz
Joined in 2018

 

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Computer Engineering

Fatima HussainFatima Hussain

Mentor: John Valdovinos
Joined in 2017

 

 

 

Mechanical Engineering

Allan GarciaAllan Garcia
Mentor: Vidya Nandikolla
Joined in 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ryan MezaRyan Meza
Mentor: Bingbing Li
Joined in 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Computer Science

Jonathan LacanlaleJonathan Lacanle 

Mentor: Ani Nahapetian 
Joined in 2018

 






Natalie Souaid
Natalie Soauid 

Mentor: Bruce Shapiro
Joined in 2018







Thomas Parashos Thomas Parashos

Mentor: Bruce Shapiro
Joined in 2018

Community College Pipeline Partners

East Los Angeles College (ELAC)

student

Ana Palacios 

Major:Speech Disorders
Mentor: Vickie Yu
Joined in 2018
 
 
 
 
 
student

Joanna Ruiz 

Major: 
Biomedical Engineering
Mentor: Bryant Horowitz
Joined in 2018

 

 
 
 
student

Maria Soto 

Major: Chemistry
Mentor: Taeboem Oh
Joined in 2018

 

Los Angeles Pierce College (LAPC)

Destini Kananipour

Destini Kananipour 

Major: Biology 
Mentor: Savanah St. Clair
Joined in 2018

 

 

 

Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC)

Esther Soto 

Major: Biochemistry
Mentor: Brockmann/Byrd-Williams
Joined in 2018

 

 

 

student

Jagger Godarzi 

Major: Biology
Mentor: Brockmann/Byrd-Williams
Joined in 2018 

 

 

 

student

Tadeo Aviles Zuniga

Major: Neuroscience
Mentor: Brockmann/Byrd-Williams
Joined in 2018

 

Pasadena City College (PCC)

 

Akemi Hinzer 

Major: Biochemistry
Mentor: Karin Crowhurst
Joined in 2018

Christina Lee 

Major: Biology
Mentor: Jared Ashcroft
Joined in 2018

Daisy Herrera 

Major: Biology
Mentor: Jared Ashcroft
Joined in 201#

Daisy Lopez 

Major: Biology
Mentor: Jeremy Yoder
Joined in 2018

 

Elwin Cheung 

Major: Biology
Mentor: Jorge Iniguez
Joined in 2018

Hayk Hakopian 

Major: Chemical Engineering
Mentor: Veronica Jaramillo
Joined in 2018

Isabel Breuer 

Major: Biology
Mentor: Miriam Hartman
Joined in 2018

Lily Ma

Major: Biochemistry
Mentor: Michael Vendrasco
Joined in 2018

Marah Hassan 

Major: Biology 
Mentor: Veronica Jaramillo
Joined in 2018

Marim El-Karim 

Major: Biochemistry
Mentor: Veronica Jaramillo
Joined in 2018

Melissa Aros 

Major: Biochemistry
Mentor: Michael Vendrasco
Joined in 2018

Natalie Herrera-Delfin

Major: Psychology
Mentor: Jared Ashcroft
Joined in 2018

Nay Chi Tiffany Naing 

Major: Biology
Mentor: Miriam Hartman
Joined in 2018

Tiarni Chu

Major: Natural Sciences
Mentor: Jorge Iniguez
Joined in 2018