Undergraduate student

UPR RIO PIEDRAS, Research project: UPR RCM Project: The microbiome of leatherback sea turtles

Ana Purcell

Undergraduate student

UPR RIO PIEDRAS, Research project: UPR RCM Project: The microbiome of Three Species Of Crabs from Puerto Rican Mangroves

Gloriamgely Raimundy

Undergraduate student

UPR RIO PIEDRAS, Research project: UPR RCM Projects: Correlsting Recruiter for  the study correlating the cervical microbiome with HPV infections”

Undergraduate student

Bachelor Degree Molecular Biology UPR RIO PIEDRAS, Research project: UPRRCM Projects: Digestive microbiota of the Screamer

Undergraduate student

Bachelor Degree Environmental Science UPR RIO PIEDRAS, Research project: UPRRCM Projects: Correlating the cervical microbiome with HPV infections and cervical lesions

INBRE Research Fellow and Undergraduate student

Bachelor Degree in Microbiology, Inter American Univ Puerto Rico Projects:  The oral microbiota of high-risk Hispanic adults with Human Papilloma Virus infections (1R21DE027226-01A1); Microbiota of Mauby

PH.D Student (Rio Pieras)

Mentors: Dr. Filipa Godoy-Vitorino & Dr. James Ackerman Program: PhD (Intercampus) Project of investigation: Nectar Microbiome: the third actor in the plant-pollinator mutualism Hobbies: walking in nature, hiking, going to the beach, snorkeling, riding bikes. Always happy far from concrete. Career goals: Investigator and professor, multidisciplinary, innovator, modern, and inclusive Email: elif.kardas@upr.edu

Luis A. Acevedo Márquez

Luis A. Acevedo Márquez Mentor: Dr. Filipa Godoy-Vitorino Program: MS Thesis project: “Multi-Kingdom Evaluation of Oral and Anogenital Microbiomes and Characterization of Alpha Papillomavirus in Conventional and Specific-Pathogen Free Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta)” Hobbies: Watching movies/series, video games Career goals: After finishing my master’s I would like to pursue a career in the industry. Email:…

Kimil T. Acosta Pagán

Kimil T. Acosta Pagán Mentor: Filipa Godoy-Vitorino, Ph.D. Program: MS Thesis Project: Diversity of the oral fungal biofilm, and its associations with oral bacteria and periodontitis among high-risk Hispanic communities Hobbies: Road trips and watching Korean dramas Career goals: Teaching, Industry and/or R&D Email: kimil.acosta@upr.edu

INBRE Research Fellow and master’s degree Student

CAMPO Clinical Trial Lab Technician California-Mexico-Puerto Rico Partnership (CAMPO) Center for Prevention of HPV-related Cancer in HIV+ Populations (NCI-U54CA242646-01)