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Current Students

Profiles of Our Students

College of Math and Science


Applied Mathematics


Maya Bocanegra
Mentor: Jing Li
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 

Biochemistry


Christian Cruz
Mentor: Ravinder Abrol
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Dulce Hernandez
Mentor: Paula Fischhaber
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Alina Shahin
Mentor: Jheem Medh
Joined in 2019
 
 
 
 
Melissa Aros
Mentor: Paula Fischhaber
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 

Biology


Alessandra Lorena Serrano Marroquin
Mentor: Cindy Malone
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Carmen Hernandez-Perez
Mentor: Melissa Takahashi
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Courtney Frazier
Mentor: Mariano Loza Coll
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Gabriel Rubio
Mentor: Cheryl Van Buskirk
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Johnny Vertiz
Mentor: Ray Hong
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 

Shannon Michelle Arias Ortega
Mentor: Lisa Banner
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Sandra Illescas
Mentor: Karin Crowhurst
Joined in 2019
 
 
 
 
Jessica Pacheco
Mentor: Rheem Medh
Joined in 2019
 
 
 
 
Serly Thomas
Mentor: Jheem Medh
Joined in 2019
 
 
 
 

Biotechnology


Ithan Cano Colindres
Mentor: Mariano Loza Coll
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Rafael Estrada
Mentor: Rheem Medh
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Raphael Angelo Ignacio Zambrano
Mentor: Melissa Takahashil
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 

Chemistry


Marina Achterman
Mentor: Aziz Boulesbaa
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 

Medical Technology


Andrea Gutierrez
Mentor: Melissa Takahashi
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 

Microbiology


Kit Fong Cheung
Mentor: Gilberto Flores
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Marie Page
Mentor: Sun-Mee Kang
Joined in 2019
 
 
 
 
Oscar Juvera
Mentor: Gilberto Flores
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 

Cell & Molecular Biology


Alondra Veronica Rosas
Mentor: David Bermudes
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Erik Hernandez Catalan
Mentor: Eric Kelson
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Megan Hampton
Mentor: Ray Hong
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 

Ecology & Evolutionary Bio


Kirk Dolar
Mentor: Yoshie Hanzawaa
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Nicole Bisente
Mentor: Robert Espinoza
Joined in 2019
 
 
 
 

College of Health and Human Development


Communication Disorders


Ameera Tariq
Mentor: Vicki Yu
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 

Family & Consumer Services


Alondra Karina Valdez
Mentor: Annette Besniliin
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 

Environmental & Occupational Health


Valerie Alba Vaca
Mentor: Jessica Vey
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 

Public Health


Brian Edward Mazariegos
Mentor: Paula Fischhaber
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Caroline Plaza
Mentor: Nelida Duran
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Zakariah Robinson
Mentor: Kacie Blackman
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 

Child and Adolescent Development


Joanna Ramirez
Mentor: Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Nallely De la Rosa
Mentor: Rika Meyer
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 

Kinesiology



Isabel Munoz Orozco
Mentor: Danielle Jarvis
Joined in 2020
 
 
  

College of Social and Behavioral Science


Psychology


Alfredo Santiago
Mentor: Stefanie Drew
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Anthony Lawson
Mentor: Tissyana Camacho
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Armine Barsegyan
Mentor: Sun Mee Kang
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Bernardo Martinez
Mentor: Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Belinda Avalos
Mentor: Ellie Kazemi
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Cristina Carrera
Mentor: Rika Meyer
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Diana Romano
Mentor: Abe Rutchick
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Dianna Suhey Alvarado
Mentor: Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Dylan Martiano
Mentor: Abraham Rutchick
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Gabrielle Bien Almalvez Tupaz
Mentor: Stefanie Drew
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Gerard Samson
Mentor: Thomas Chan
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Hugo Salazar
Mentor: Tissyana Camacho
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Kalila Houston
Mentor: Kacie Blackman
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Kelly Rodriguez
Mentor: Jonathan Martinez
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Olivia Jacquez Ramos
Mentor: Stefanie Drew
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Rachael Montgomery
Mentor: Allen Lipscomb
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Renee Medina
Mentor: Claudia Toledo Corral
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Rubysela Rodriguez
Mentor: Omar Ruvalcaba
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Sarah Abigail Reyes
Mentor: Jonathan Martinez
Joined in 2020
 
 
 
 
Sofia Chavez
Mentor: Scott Plunkett
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Victoria Fawcette
Mentor: Jill Quilici
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 

College of Engineering and Computer Science


Computer Science


Alana Murry
Mentor: Rachel Mackelprang
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 
Mackayla Rodriguez
Mentor: Katya Mkrtchyan
Joined in 2021
 
 
 
 

Community College Pipeline Partners


Pasadena City College (PCC)



Clarissa Jacobo
Major: PCC - Psychology
Mentor: Scott Plunkett
Joined in 2021
 
 
 

Erin Chong
Major: PCC - Biology
Mentor: Veronica Jaramillo
Joined in 2021
 
 
 

Gury (Jenny) Kim
Major: PCC - Biochemistry
Mentor: Veronica Jaramillo
Joined in 2021
 
 
 

Rocio Cabrera
Major: PCC - Psychology
Mentor: Nelida Duran
Joined in 2021
 
 
 

East Los Angeles College (ELAC)



Matthew Martinez
Major: ELAC - Biology
Mentor: Jorge Iniguez
Joined in 2021
 
 
 

Mimi Truong
Major: ELAC - Computer Science
Mentor: Eileen Ie
Joined in 2021
 
 
 

Nayely Cazares
Major: ELAC - Public Health
Mentor: Claudia Toledo Corral
Joined in 2021