Physiology Graduate Students, 2016-2017

Carlos J. Rivero
Project Title: Motivational and Rewarding Properties of Cocaine by Distinct Mechanisms in Rats
Mentor: Dr. Annabell C. Segarra

Carmen Perez-Perez
First Year Student

Colón Mercado, Jennifer M., Ph.D. candidate
Project Title: Neuroprotective role of estradiol and its mechanisms of action during acute and chronic lesions to the spinal cord.
Mentor: Dr. Jorge D. Miranda

Cristina Roman, Ph.D. candidate
Project Title: Trafficking and Regulation of the Cannabinoid Receptor 2
Mentor: Dr. Guillermo Yudowski/Dr. J. Miranda

Enrique Perez-Cardona, Ph.D. candidate
Project Title: TBA
Mentor: Dr. Anita-Rivera-Brown

Jaime Freire-Arvelo
Project Title
: Motivational and Rewarding Properties of Cocaine in the Female Rat
Mentor: Dr. Annabell C. Segarra

Keishla Rodriguez, PhD program
First Year Student

Magdiel Martínez Alicea. Ph.D. candidate
Project Title: RGD Domain of the P2Y2 Receptor
Mentor: Dr. Walter I. Silva

Marie Roman-Martinez
Project Title: Effect of Dantrolene on cardiovascular function in diabetic rats
Mentor:  Dr. Maria J. Crespo

Nilmary Grafals, Ph.D. candidate
Project Title: TBA
Mentor:  Dr. Pablo Vivas/Dr. J.  Miranda

Rebeca E Nuñez Rodríguez, Ph.D. candidate
Project Title:  Angiotensin II -induced cardioprotection in rats 
Mentor: Dr. Nelson Escobales

Rebecca Parodi-Rullan, Ph.D. candidate
Project Title: Mitochondrial function in ischemic reperfusion injury
Mentor: Dr. Sabzali Javadov

Rodríguez Munoz, Adlin R. Ph.D. candidate
Project Title: Mitochondrial DNA Repair and Cancer
Mentor: Dr. Carlos A. Torres

Stephanie Aleman, PhD Program
First Year Student

Vaquer Alicea, Ana del C., Ph.D. candidate
Project Title: VTA and NAc Plasticity by Myristolated Z-inhibitory Peptide in Cocaine-Sensitized Rats
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Jimenez

Xavier Chapa, PhD program,
Fisrt year Student

 

Students under Special Category:

Camille Rios,
First Year Student 

Tania Martinez,
First Year Student