Karl Bosque (Interrecinto PhD Student)
Project: Decreased Hyperpolarization-activated Cation Current (Ih): a Response Mechanism to Reduce Cocaine-induced Excitability in VTA DA Neurons.
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Jiménez

Cristhian Calo
Project Title: Effects of intermittent cocaine self-administration on H-current of VTA dopaminergic neurons
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Jiménez

Xavier Chapa
Project Title: The regulation of mitochondria mediated death signaling in cardiac cells
Mentor: Dr. Sabzali Javadov

Daisy Consuegra
Project Title: Epigenetic regulation of h-current in VTA dopaminergic neurons in cocaine sensitized rats.
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Jiménez

Jaime Freire-Arvelo
Project Title
: Effects of anabolic steroids and cocaine on the brain reward circuit and reproductive system of male rats
Mentor: Dr. Annabell C. Segarra

Magdiel Martínez Alicea
Project Title: The P2Y2 Receptor-Caveolin 1 interaction in 1321N1 astrocytoma cells: Roles in cell growth and injury.
Mentor: Dr. Walter I. Silva

Enrique Pérez-Cardona
Project Title: Effects of isolation and exercise on addictive behaviors of adolescent rats
Mentor: Dr. Annabell Segarra

Carmen Pérez-Pérez
Project Title: The Bioenergetic Response to Alkylation DNA Damage: Implications to Liver Carcinogenesis”
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Torres

Carlos J. Rivero
Project Title: Effects of anabolic steroids and cocaine on the brain reward circuit and reproductive system of female rats.
Mentor: Dr. Annabell C. Segarra

Keishla Rodríguez, PhD program
Project Title: The role of mitochondrial permeability transition pore (mPTP) opening in OPA1-mediated mitochondrial quality control under oxidative stress.
Mentor: Dr. Sabzali Javadov

Marie Roman-Martínez
Project Title
: Vascular Effects of Dantrolene and Nimodipine in Type-I in diabetic rats
Mentor:  Dr. Maria J. Crespo


First & Second Year Students in the MS Program:

Cindy López Hernández

Coralis López Castro
Project Title: Cognitive effects of High Fat Diet on Mouse
Mentor: Dr. José O. Colón Saez/Dr. Jorge D. Miranda