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Carol Linder

Professor of Cell Biology

New Mexico Highlands University
327 HSCI

Phone: 505.454.3267
clinder@nmhu.edu

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Overview

Professional Preparation
University of New Mexico B.S. 1982 Exercise Technology
University of Texas at Austin M.A. 1985 Exercise Physiology (thesis)
University of Texas at Austin Ph.D. 1990 Cell/Developmental Biology

Graduate and Post-Doctoral Advisor
• Matthew Winkler, University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D. Advisor
• Michael Griswold, Washington State University, Postdoctoral Advisor

Research Interests
Cell and developmental biology, regulation of sperm development, mouse genetics, and models for human diseases, gene expression regulation, cell-cell interactions.

Teaching
Non-majors biology university core, freshman form; cell and molecular biology (lower and upper division biology majors core); genetics; advanced cell biology (graduate students) research ethics (graduate students),upper division/graduate electives (developmental biology, selected advanced topics in cell and molecular biology).

Collaborators:
Carolyn Machamer, PhD (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, new), Philip Jordan, PhD (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, new); Faye Shilkey and NCGR scientists (Transcriptomic project funded by NCGR and FRC, continuing).

Professional Experience
1983 – 1986 Research/Teaching Assistant, Exercise Physiology, University of Texas, Austin TX
1986 – 1990 Assistant Instructor/Research Assistant, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, and Vertebrate Physiology, University of Texas, Austin TX
1993 – 1994 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, Oregon State University
1994 – 1996 Technical Services Advisor, Genetic Resources, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
1996 – 1998 Manager, Technical Services, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
1997 – 1998 Assistant Professor, Adjunct, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas NM
1998 – 2000 Senior Technical Information Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
2000 – 2002 Senior New Models Development Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
2002 – 2004 Associate Director of Genetic Resources, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
2004 – 2005 Associate Research Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
2004 – 2009 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas NM
2009 – 2014 Associate Professor, Dept. of Biology, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas NM
2014 – present Professor, Dept. of Biology, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas NM

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

Research Experience in the following model organisms: mouse, rat, human, sea urchin, Drosophila

Management Training: Frank Lee Associates Leadership Style & management Effectiveness Course, AMA Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-financial Mangers, Strategic Account Management Association training, Hurricane Island outward Bound Leadership & Teambuilding training, AMA Management Course

Committee Work and Service:
Professional: Faculty member of the CSHL Infrastructure and Training to Bring Next-generation Sequence (NGS) Analysis Into Undergraduate Education; Diversity committees for the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) and American Society of Andrology; Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society (vice-president and co-chair student research funding with Mary Shaw), Reviewer for a variety of scientific journals (Lab Animal, Andrology, Asian J Andrology, Reproduction, Cell and Tissue Research).

University: IACUC, Chair, Faculty Athletic Committee, member of College of Arts and Sciences Dean and Athletic Director search committees; Faculty Association President (2011-2013), Planning committee for Freshman Learning Communities, Freshman Orientation mock classroom teacher and advisor; Faculty Advisor for International Humanitarian Delegation, recruitment trip to Ft. Lewis and San Juan Community College, Certificate of Appreciation in recognition for support and partnership with Career Services Center.

Department: mentor to Jesus Rivas and Sarah Corey Rivas, participated in curriculum development, and developed 4 year road map degree plans for biology major. Mentor 3-5 undergraduate and 1-2 graduate students. Worked with Dr. Edward Martinez on Natural Sciences Graduate Handbook.

Community: Host visits and workshop for by elementary school kids (at least once a year), AAUW Girls’ Can (5th grade girls, yearly in April or May) and Tech Trek (July, 2015), Northeastern regional science fair lead judge (yearly, March), Church Elder /Clerk of Session (ongoing)

Jackson Laboratory 1994-2005: Institutional Budget Committee, Repository Management Team, Genetic Quality Control, Scientific Outreach, Alzheimer’s Disease Mouse Models Resource Administrator, Genetic Resources strategic planning, Animal Care and Use

Honors
Pre-doctoral Fellowship, NIH Development Biology Training Grant, University of Texas, Austin (1989-1990)
Teaching Excellence Award, Natural Sciences Foundation Advisory Council, University of Texas, Austin (1990)
National Research Service Award, NIH, Postdoctoral Fellowship (August 1991-May 1994)
National Institute of Child Health and Development, Young Investigator Travel Award (April, 1993)
Community Award, Alzheimer Research Forum (November, 2005)
Outstanding Service Award, New Mexico Highlands University (April, 2008)
Cowgirl Way Award New Mexico Highlands University (September, 2011)
U.S. Professor of the Year/CASE Nomination (April, 2014)
Excellence in Teaching Award, National Society of Leadership and Success (April, 2015)

Selected Publications

1. Linder CC, Heckert LL, Roberts KP, Kim KH, Griswold MD. 1991. Expression of receptors during the cycle of the seminiferous epithelium. In: The Male Germ Cell: Spermatogonium to fertilization. Ann of NY Acad Sci 637:313-321. PMID: 1664678.

2. Sitteri JE, Karl AF, Linder CC, Griswold MD. 1992. Testicular synchrony: evaluation and analysis of different protocols. Biol Reprod 46:284-289. PMID: 1536904

3. Trezise AEO, Linder CC, Grieger D, Thompson EW, Meunier H, Griswold MD, Buchwald M. 1993. CFTR expression is regulated during both the cycle of the seminiferous epithelium and the oestrous cycle of rodents. Nat Genet 3:157-164. PMID: 7684647

4. Linder CC, Heckert LL, Goetz TL, Griswold MD. 1994. Follicle-stimulating hormone receptor gene promoter activity. Endocrine J 2:957-966.

5. McGuinness MP, Linder CC, Morales CR, Heckert LL, Pikus J, Griswold MD. 1994. Relationship of a mouse Sertoli cell line (MSC-1) to normal mouse Sertoli cells. Biol Reprod 51:116-124. PMID: 7918865.

6. Griswold MD, Heckert L, Linder CC. 1995. The molecular biology of the FSH receptor. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 53:215-218. PMID: 7626457

7. Law GL, McGuiness M, Linder CC, Griswold MD. 1997. Expression of apolipoprotein E mRNA in the epithelium and interstitium of the testis and the epididymis. J Androl 18(1):32-42. PMID: 9089066

8. Simpson EM, Linder CC, Sargent EE, Davisson MT, Mobraaten LE, Sharp JJ. 1997. Genetic variation among 129 substrains is problematic for targeted mutagenesis in mice. Nat Genet 16:19-27. PMID: 9140391

9. Bentson LF, Agbor, VA, Lopez, AC, Nfonsam, L, Agbor, NL, Bornstein, SA, Handel MA, Linder CC,. New point mutation in Golga3 causes multiple defects in spermatogenesis. Andrology, 1, 440-450: PMC Journal-In process. PMID: 23495255

10. Yimbesalu, JP, Hart, E., Chisholm D, Hart E, Devitt N, Ngam, P, Lindquist, I, Schilkey, F, Linder, CC. Strain Background Affects Severity of Spermatogenic Defects and Gene Expression in Golga3repro27 Mice. In final stages of preparation for Andrology.

11. Linder, CC and Machamer, CE. GOLGA3 not required for Golgi ribbon structure. In preparation for J Cell Science.

Abstracts/Poster Presentations (2010 – present)

1. Torres, J, Bentson, L, and Linder CC. Evaluation of Zcchc8 as a candidate gene for male infertility in repro29 mice. WAESO Student Conference, Tempe AZ. Jan 2010; NMHU Research Day, April 2010.

2. Esparza, R, Bentson, L, and Linder CC. Male Inferitility: Sequencing repro29 candidate genes. WAESO Student Conference, Tempe AZ. Jan 2010; NMHU Research Day, April 2010.

3. Sigdel R, Bentson, L, and Linder CC. Evaluating changes in gene expression patterns of Kif5b and Psmd6: Are they regulated by GOLGA3? NM Bioinformatics Symposium (Santa Fe, NM), March 2010; NM INBRE Annual Meeting, March 2010.

4. Yee, OL, Bentson, LF, Linder, CC Clip1 as a candidate gene for repro29 male infertility mice. WAESO student conference (Tempe, AZ, Feb 2011): Emerging Researchers National Conference (Wash DC, Feb 2011); NMHU Research Day (April 2011).

5. Trujillo, A, Yee, O., Bentson, LF, Linder, CC. Clip1 as a candidate gene for repro29 male infertility: complementation testing with Clip1tm1Gal . WAESO student conference (Tempe, AZ, Feb 2011).

6. Yimbesalu, JP, Linder, CC. More Severe Spermatogenetic Defects in Coisogenic C57BL/6J-Golga3repro27 strain: Deciphering GOLGA3 function in spermatogenesis. NMBIS (Santa Fe, NM, Mar 2011). Oral Presentation

7. Baidya R, Bentson LF, Sigdel R, Linder CC. Golph3 and Vamp4 Gene Expression in Golga3repro27 Mice. Poster presentation, Society for Study of Reproduction, Portland OR, August 2011.

8. Yimbesalu, JP, Linder, CC. More Severe Spermatogenetic Defects in Coisogenic C57BL/6J-Golga3repro27 strain: Deciphering GOLGA3 function in spermatogenesis. Poster presentation, Society for Study of Reproduction, Portland OR, August 2011.

9. Sigdel, R, Mobarak, C, Linder CC. Proteomic analysis of gene expression in Golga3repro27 male infertility mice. American Society of Andrology, Tucson AZ, Apr 2012.

10. Garcia, M, Trujillo, A, Bentson, LF, Linder, C. Identifying Proteins required for spermatogenesis using repro29 mice. Society for the Study of Reproduction. State College, PA, August 2012.

11. Vigil, A, Santillanes, M, Sigdel, R, Mobarak, C, Linder, C. Identifying proteins important for spermatogenesis using Golga3repro27 mice. Society for the Study of Reproduction, State College, PA, August 2012.

12. Trujillo, A. Bentson, LF and Linder, C. Clip1 as a Candidate Gene for repro29 Male Infertility: A Test Using Sperm Morphology. Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM, Washington D.C., February, 2013 and NMHU Research Day, April 2013.

13. Chisholm, D, Devitt, N, Ngam P, Lindquist, I, Schilkey F, Linder, C. Lost in Transcription Using Transcriptomics to Identify Differential Gene Transcription in the Testis of Infertile Golga3repro27 Mice.. NMBIST Genome Dynamics Symposium, Santa Fe, NM, March 2013.

14. Garcia, M., Trujillo, A., Bentson, L.F. Linder, C. identifying proteins required for spermatogenesis using repro29 mice. WAESO student conference, Phoenix AZ, March, 2103.

15. Little, C. and Linder, C. Differential enolase 1 protein expression in Golga3repro27 mice. NMHU Research Day, April 2013.

16. Dikuba, R., and Linder, C. Infertility: Validating Differentially Expressed Proteins in Golga3 repro27 Mutant mice. NMHU Research Day, April 2013.

17. Chisholm, D, Devitt, N, Ngam P, Lindquist, I, Schilkey F, Linder, C. Transcriptomic analysis of Golga3repro27: a mouse model of male infertility. Society for the Study of Reproduction, Montreal, CANADA, July 2013.

18. Hart, E, Yimbesaul, JP, and Linder, C. Germ cell quantification reveals strain specific defects in Golga3repro27 mice. NM Bioinformatics, Science and Technology (NMBIST) Symposium: Transcriptional Control, Santa Fe, NM, March 2015. NMHU Research Day, April 2015.

19. Rivera, C, and Linder, C. Where’s the mut? NMHU Research Day, April 2015.

20. Gomez, S., Estrada, E. and Linder, C, Zcchc8: A candidate gene for repro29 male infertility. NM Bioinformatics, Science and Technology (NMBIST) Symposium: Transcriptional Control, Santa Fe, NM, March 2015. NMHU Research Day, April 2015.

21. Dicko, A. and Linder, C. Sequencing The Zinc finger CCHC domain-containing protein 8 (Zcchc8) gene in repro29 mice to locate an induced mutation. NM Bioinformatics, Science and Technology (NMBIST) Symposium: Transcriptional Control, Santa Fe, NM, March 2015. NMHU Research Day, April 2015.

22. Jiron, K. Pescador, F. and Linder, CC. Acchc8: a candidate for male infertility in repro29 mice.  NM Bioinformatics, Science and Technology (NMBIST) Symposium: Transcriptional Control, Santa Fe, NM, March 2015. NMHU Research Day, April 2015.

23. Umarova, A., Garcia, A., and Linder C. Finding the gene for repro29 infertile mice: Zcchc8 candidate gene sequencing. NM Bioinformatics, Science and Technology (NMBIST) Symposium: Transcriptional Control, Santa Fe, NM, March 2015. NMHU Research Day, April 2015.

 

Book Chapters and Reviews

1. Linder CC, Griswold MD. 1993. Stage synchronization in rat seminiferous tubules using vitamin A depletion. In: Meth Repro Toxic Acad Press (Ed. Robert E. Chapin and Jerrold J. Heindel) 95-105.

2. Griswold MD, Heckert LL, Goetz TL, Linder CC. 1994. Structural and functional characterization of the FSH receptor gene. In: Cell and Molecular Biology of the Testes Ed M, Dufau A, Isidori A, (eds). Front Endoc Ser Ares Serono Publications Rome 5:61-68.

3. Smith RS, Sundberg JP, Linder CC. 1997. Mouse mutations as models for studying cataracts. Pathobiology 65:146-154.

4. Lake JP, Haines D, Linder CC, Davisson MT. 1999. Dollars and sense: time and cost factors critical to establishing genetically engineered mouse colonies. Transgenic Rodents 8-14.

5. Linder CC. 2001. The influence of genetic background on spontaneous and genetically engineered mouse models of complex diseases. Lab Anim 30(5):34-9.

6. Sharp JS, Linder CC, Mobraaten L. 2001. Genetically Engineered Mice: Husbandry and Resources. In: Methods in Molecular Biology. Timms M, Kola I (eds), Humana Press, 158:381-396.

7. Linder CC. 2002. Mouse nomenclature and maintenance of genetically engineered mice. Comp Med 53:119-125.

8. Linder CC. 2002. Genetic Resources for Studying the Mouse Eye. In: Systematic Evaluation of the Mouse Eye: Anatomy, Pathology and Biomethods, Smith RD (ed), CRC Press, pp. 345-352.

9. Davisson MT, Linder CC. 2004. Historical Foundations. In: Laboratory Mouse, Handbook of Experimental Animals Series, Hedrich HJ, Bullock G, Petrusz P (eds.), Elsevier Science, London, UK, . pp 15-21.

10. Linder CC, Davisson MT. 2004. Strains, Stocks, and Mutant Mice. In: Laboratory Mouse, Handbook of Experimental Animals Series, Hedrich HJ, Bullock G, Petrusz P (eds.), Elsevier Science, London, UK, pp 25-44.

11. Linder CC. 2006. Genetic variables that affect phenotype. ILAR Journal, 47:132-140.

12. Berry ML, Linder CC. 2006. Breeding Systems: Considerations, Genetic Fundamentals, Genetic Background, and Strain Types. In: Mouse in Biomedical Research, 2nd ed Vol 1. Fox J, Barthold S, Davisson MT, Newcomer C, Quimby F, Smith A (eds.), Academic Press. pp 53-78.

13. Linder CC, Witham BA. 2009. Appendix X: commonly-used inbred strains and substrains of JAX® mice-genes and research applications. In: Handbook on Genetically Standardized JAX® Mice, 6th edition. Currer JM and Flurkey K (eds), Jackson Laboratory Press, Bar Harbor ME.

14. Currer JM, Linder CC, Witham BA, Corrigan J, Davisson MT, Merriam J, Flurkey K. 2009. Chapter 3: Categories of laboratory mice: genetic architecture, uses, nomenclature. In: Handbook on Genetically Standardized JAX® Mice, 6th edition. Currer JM and Flurkey K (eds), Jackson Laboratory Press, Bar Harbor ME.

15. Currer JM, Witham BA, Linder CC, Flurkey K. 2009. Chapter 5: selecting a mouse model for research. In: Handbook on Genetically Standardized JAX® Mice, 6th edition. Currer JM and Flurkey K (eds), Jackson Laboratory Press, Bar Harbor ME.

16. Linder CC and Davisson, MT. 2012. Historical Foundations. In: The Laboratory Mouse, 2nd Edition , edited by Hans J. Hedrich. Elsevier Science, London, UK . pp 19-36.

17. Lutz C, Linder CC, Davisson, MT. 2012. Strains, Stocks, and Mutant Mice. In: The Laboratory Mouse, 2nd Edition , edited by Hans J. Hedrich. Elsevier Science, London, UK , pp 37-50.

18. Linder, CC. 2012. Applying Mouse Genetics expertise to Research. Lab Animal 41(5):135.

D. Research Support.

Active

NSF NM-AMP Summer Community College Opportunity for Research Experience (SCCORE) Summer 2015. Role: Faculty Mentor (JaMarcus Trujillo, Brittney Mares, Luna Community College)

NSF NM-AMP Faculty Mentored Undergraduate Research Assistantship, Summer 2015. Role: Faculty Mentor (Phylisia Dimas, Chantel Rivera) NM State
University.

ACS Project SEED (Linder, CC). Understanding Male Infertility through Next Generation Sequencing. Summer 2015. Role: Faculty Mentor: Ulisses Villalobos, Robertson High School, Las Vegas, NM.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories Infrastructure and Training to Bring Next-generation Sequence (NGS) Analysis Into Undergraduate Education. Role: Faculty
participant. 2015-2017.

Completed

NM Highlands ARMAS Internships (Chantel Rivera, Spr 2015; Alyssa Ramirez and Marissa Valencia, Fall 2014; Adrian Vigil, Spr 2012; Carlos Garcia, Sum 2012; Daniel Gutierrez, Summer and Fall 2012). Role: Faculty Mentor.

8P20GM103451 (formerly P20RR016480, NCRR), Jeffrey Arterburn (PI) NM State, 5/1/09 – 2/28/14

NIH/NIGMS NM-Idea Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (no cost extension to 6/14/14)

GOLGA3, a protein essential for spermatogenesis. Role: Subproject PI. Students: Raji Baidya, Devon Chisholm, Rodrigue Dikuba,Mario Sanchez, Alfonso Trujillo, Adrian Vigil, Anthony Vigil, Rahul Sigdel, Joannes Paulus Yimbesalu, Iman Brown, Chrys Djatche Kaminque.

NSF L-SAMP Faculty Mentored Undergraduate Research Assistantship (Constance Little, Fall 2012, Ismael Flores, Spr 2013), NM State University.

NMHU Institutional Research Funds (Linder, CC). Spr 2012. Transcriptomic Analysis of of Golga3repro27 mice. Bioinformatics Analysis. Role: PI, Collaborators: Faye D. Schilkey, Director, NM-INBRE Sequencing and Informatics Core Ingrid Linquist (Informatician, NCGR), Joanne Mudge (Research Scientist/Analytics Lead, NCGR), Students: Rahul Sigdel, Surendra Thapa, Devon Chisholm

ACS Project SEED (Linder, CC). GOLGA3 Protein Biochemistry. Sum 2011 and 2012. Role: Faculty Mentor: Sean Lujan, Robertson High School, Las Vegas, NM.

Linder, CC. Transcriptomic Analysis of Golga3repro27 mice. 8/24/2011 – 8/24/2012

NCGR Pilot Sequencing Award Role: PI, Collaborators; Faye D. Schilkey, Director, NM-INBRE Sequencing and Informatics Core Ingrid Linquist (Informatician, NCGR), Joanne Mudge (Research Scientist/Analytics Lead, NCGR), Students: Rahul Sigdel, Kabir Shresthra, Devon Chisholm

NSF 09-508 Mary Shaw and Stella Helvie (co-PIs). 1/1/2009 – 12/31/2011

NSF-RDE Research in Disabilities Education Stem STARS. Role: Collaborator; students: Olivia Yee, Raji Baidya,

F2011ur0024/F11UR016 Antonio Garcia (PD), Arizona State University. 2009 – 2011

NSF Western Alliance to Expand Student Opportunities Role: Faculty Mentor, Students: Ruben Esparza, Marcus Garcia, Matt Santillanes, Joseph Torres, Alfonso Trujillo, Adrian Vigil, Olivia Yee,

P 520 MD001104, Rodolfo Martinez (PD) 12/28/07 (9/30/07) -8/31/09

NIH/ NCMHD-Research Infracture in Minority Institutions

repro27 , a mouse model of male infertility. Role: Subproject PI

P20 RR 016480, Jeff Arterburn (PI), NM State 9/1/2004 – 4/30/2009

NIH/NCRR NM-Idea Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence

Gene expression patterns during spermatogenesis. Role: Subproject PI. Students: Larry Agbor, Valentine Agbor, Anita Lopez, Landry Nfonsam, Estevan Martinez, Adrian Carter, Leonela Mora, Mingma Sherpa, Jennifer Woods.

NMHU Institutional Research Funds (Carol Linder/Merritt Helvenston). 3/1/07-5/1/08

Synthesis and mouse screening of potential cancer drugs. Role: Co-investigator. Students: Amalia Martinez, Leonela Mora, Geniel Parson, Jennifer Woods,

RESEARCH MENTORING

(2004-present)

Graduate students

Major Thesis Advisor

  • Rodrigue Dikuba, MS Natural Sciences (July, 2015)
  • Surendra Thapa, Chemistry master’s student, supervised research project in my lab July 2012 – Feb 2013, (currently PhD student in the Dept of Chemistry, UNM)
  • Joannes Paulus Yimbesalu, MS Life Science (May, 2013) (research technician, founder Hope For Children Cameroon non-profit, honored by Queen Elizabeth II Young Leaders Award)
  • Rahul Sigdel, MS Life Science (May, 2012) (research technician at UNM Health Sciences Center, MPH student at UNM Health Sciences Center)
  • Raji Baidya, MS Life Science (Aug, 2011) (research technician at Amgen, applying to PhD programs)
  • Anita Lopez, MS Life Science (Dec, 2009) (research technician at Lovelace Research Center)
  • Landry Nfonsam , MS. Life Science (May, 2008) PhD NMSU (postdoc at Toronto Sickkids Hospital)
  • Jennifer Woods, MS Life Science (Dec, 2008) (research technician at UNM Health Science Center)
  • Wassim Basheer , BS Biology (completed one year of graduate studies (2006-2007), PhD Univ South Caroline (Dec 2012, currently postdoctoral fellow)
  • Larry Agbor, MS Life Science (May, 2006) PhD UNM Health Sciences Center (postdoc at University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine)
  • Valentine Agbor, MS Life Science (Dec, 2006) PhD KUMC (research scientist, Quest Diagnostics)

Thesis committee

  • Karina Kaur MS Natural Sciences (expected 2015)
  • Shantini Ramakrishnan, MS Natural Sciences (expected 2015)
  • Micah Daboub, Natural Sciences student (2011-2103)
  • Ryan Elliot, DVM (CSU), Natural Sciences student (2008-2010)
  • Daniel Delgado MS Natural Sciences (expected 2015)
  • Denise Pandorf , MA Human Performance and Sport (2013)
  • Sufor Kingley, MS Natural Sciences, 2013)
  • Samual Bentum, MS Chemistry (2012)
  • Peter Ngam, MS Life Sciences (2011)
  • Antoinette Trujillo, MS Life Sciences (2010)
  • Vida Ndifor, MS Life Science (2009)
  • Paul Tongwa, MS Chemistry (2008)
  • Vamshi Abbanaboina, MS Life Science (2008)
  • Praveen Reddy, MS Life Science ( 2008)
  • Rajini Solipuram, MS Life Science (2008)
  • Nithin R Koya, MS Life Science (2008)
  • Victorine Mumah, MS Life Science (2008)
  • Nicole Siyem (masters student in Life Science, 2005-2007)
  • John Balano, MA Human Performance and Sport (2006)
  • Angela Hason, MA Human Performance and Sport (2006)
  • Franklin Besong, MS Life Science (2005)
  • Tom Collins, MS Life Science (2005)
  • Amber Bowman, MS Life Science (2005)

Undergraduate students

  • Adrian Carter, BS Biology (2013) (MS Natural Science (expected May 2015)
  • Adrian Vigil BS Biology (2012) (WAESO, senior project) (applied to Physical Therapy school)
  • Alfonso Trujillo BS Biology (2013)(senior project, MS Natural Science (expected May 2015)
  • Alyssa Espinosa current student (2015) (animal care and husbandry, PCR genotyping)
  • Analyssa Garcia, current student (2015)(ARMAS internship)
  • Andrew Garst, BS Biology (2006), PhD (2012) UC Boulder (postdoc at UC Boulder)
  • Anthony Vigil (2012-2013, animal care and husbandry)
  • Carlos Garcia, BS Biology (2013) (ARMAS research internship, summer 2012)
  • Chantel Rivera, current student (ARMAS and LSAMP research internship, 2015)
  • Chrys Djatche de Kamgaing, BS Biology (Fall 2012, June 2013 – present, animal care and husbandry, PCR genotyping, laboratory research, senior project)
  • Constance Little, BS Biology (2013) (LSAMP student, senior project 2012-2013), MA Exercise Science, NMHU (2015)
  • Daniel Griffith BS Biology (2008) (senior project, 2007-2008).
  • Daniel Gutierrez, BS Biology (2012) (ARMAS internship, summer & fall, 2012)
  • Deanna Montoya BS. Chemistry (2011)(student research assistant, animal care and husbandry, tissue collection, DNA isolation, and PCR genotyping, 2008).
  • Devon Chisholm BS Biology (2013) (senior project) currently nursing student at UNM
  • Elisha Montoya, BS Biology (2011)(WAESO student)
  • Estevan Martinez, BS Forestry (2013)(animal care and husbandry, 2007-2008)
  • Geniel Parson BS Biology (2008)(laboratory research 2007-2008, senior project
  • Hannah Miller BS Forestry (May 2013)(animal care and husbandry, 2009-2010)
  • Hans Karl Nsosie (laboratory research, 2010-2011)
  • Ismael Flores (LSAMP student, spring 2013)
  • Jennifer Woods, BS Biology (2006) (senior project) MS Life Sciences (2008) (Research Technician UNMHSC) MPH student UNM Health Sciences Center
  • Joseph Torres BS Chemistry (2011) (WAESO student, 2009-2010)
  • Kabir Shrestha, BS Biology (2012), senior project 2011-2012)
  • M Leonela Mora BS Psychology (in laboratory 2005-2008),
  • Ma Khin Pyi Son (summer student from Williams College, summer 2008)
  • Marcus Garcia, BS Biology (WAESO, senior project) (applying to doctoral programs)
  • Mario Sanchez (Fall, 2012 animal care and husbandry)
  • Matthew Santiallanes (2011-2012, WAESO)
  • Mingma Sherpa, BS Biology (2010) currently research technician at UNMHSC, applying to medical schools)
  • Phylisia Dimas , current student (L-SAMP, senior project)
  • Olivia Yee, BS Biology (2012) (WAESO, senior project), cytogenetics certification UTSA, employed at Integrated Genetics, applying to PhD programs)
  • Rahul Sigdel BS Biology (2010) (senior project)
  • Ruben Esparza (WAESO student, 2009-2010)
  • Sara Jorgensen BS. Biology (senior project), cytogenetics certification UTSA, employed at Integrated Genetics,
  • Vincent Vigil, BS Biology (2005) (senior project)
  • Wassim Basheer , BS Biology (senior project) PhD Univ South Caroline (Dec 2012, currently postdoctoral fellow)
  • Zac Karim, BS Biology (2006) MS NM Tech (2008), currently PhD student at UNM Health Sciences Center

Community College Students

  • Brittany Mares (SCCORE internship, summer 2015)
  • JaMarcus Trujillo (SCCORE internship, summer 2015)

 

High school students

  • Derek Alleyne, United World College (fall 2010 senior project)
  • Sean Lujan, Robertson High School (ACS Project SEED, summers 2011, 2012)
  • Amelia Martinez, Robertson High School B.S. Biology UNM (2007-2008)
  • Ulisses Villalobos (ACS Project SEED, summer 2015)

Middle school students
(shadowing)

  • Luisa Pacheco, Memorial Middle School career program (spring, 2011)
  • Patrick (Clay) Goetsch, Memorial Middle School (summer, 2006)

Post-doctoral fellow

  • Craig Gifford, PhD (2008-2009)