Summer Research Scholars

Christian Moreno
Mr. Moreno was selected as an IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholar in 2018. He is seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry with a minor in Mathematics. As an LSAMP scholar, he is going to be working with Dr. Marmorino in a physical chemistry lab environment. Mr. Moreno has also held an executive position in the Latino Student Union on campus for two years helping not only students on campus but also families in the community. When he graduates, he plans to attend graduate school with a focus in physical and/or inorganic chemistry.
Imani Poua
Mr. Poua was selected as an IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholar in 2018.  Currently, he is seeking a bachelors of applied mathematics. Currently, he is a peer mentor and tutor at the South Bend Riverside mathematics center where he tutors grade school to high school students in mathematics. He is working with the Indiana University Mathematics department in researching the continuous characteristics of prime numbers and defining the gaps between each prime number. When he graduates, he hopes to work on applied mathematics research.
David Mitchell
Mr. Mitchell was selected as an IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholar in 2018. He is seeking a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Spanish. He is working with Dr. Andrew Schnabel on whether soil treatments can improve growth in wetland and prairie plants. When he graduates, he hopes to join a marine biology restoration programs.
Jessica Jones
Mrs. Jones was selected as an IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholar in 2018. She is seeking a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with a minor in Chemistry. She is working with Dr. Debra Marr to help re-establish Campus Wetlands for future research by looking into the existing soil biota of the area. She is also working in part with Dr. Schnabel to observe the pollinators found in these Wetlands. She plans to work in the STEM field after graduation.
Winnie Ihano
Ms. Ihano was selected as an IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholar in 2018. She is seeking a Bacholor of Science in Biochemistry and minor in Mathematics. She will be working with Dr. Shahir Rizk who is also her advisor. Her future goals are to seek a career with a pharmaceutical company or in nanotechnology.
Stacey Jean-Baptiste
Ms. Jean-Baptiste was selected as an IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholar in 2018. She is seeking a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and minor in Chemistry. She works with metal nanoparticles to detect an amino acid called homocysteine which at high concentrations may cause strokes and heart attacks. She is working with Dr. Grace Muna. After graduation, she plans to apply to either Optometry or Medical school to continue her aspirations to become an eye doctor.
Giovanna Gorski
Mrs. Gorski was selected as an IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholar in 2018. She holds an Associate of Science in Software Development from Ivy Tech Community College of South Bend. She transferred to IU South Bend to seek a Bachelor of Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics. She is working with the Health Department creating a geotagging tool to improve the delivery of health care to the public. Mrs. Gorski is also a teaching assistant in the Computer and Informatics department. After graduates, she hopes to work in the software development field and pursue a graduate degree in Computer Science.