Students

Scholars

Keith Khumalo
Biology
Keith Khumalo was an IN LSAMP research scholar in 2019. Currently, he is seeking a BS degree in Biochemistry with a minor in Biology. As an LSAMP scholar, he will work with Dr. Bernot on studying the pollination patterns of different insects and also the identification of certain insects based on their pollination patterns and carbon make up. He is also involved in the Huntsman Philanthropy organization for the ball state Greek life organization of sigma chi epsilon omega. The organization helps raise money for cancer research and spread awareness about the disease. When he graduates he hopes to work as a chemical analyst for different pharmaceutical companies and pursue his master’s degree in biochemistry.
Rebeca Mena
Chemistry
Mena was a 2018 IN LSAMP research scholar.

Graduate Assistants

Cristina Perez
Graduate Assistant 2019-present
Ms. Perez was selected as an IN LSAMP graduate assistant in 2019. Currently she is seeking a master’s degree in chemistry. Ms. Perez conducts research in biological engineering of enzymes under the supervision of Dr. Froese. In the past, Ms. Perez has been an undergraduate peer mentor. During this time, she studied under Dr. Jenkins conducting research of adhesive polysulfides. When she graduates, Ms. Perez hopes to earn admission into a PhD program for chemistry.

Alumni

Kierra Adams
BS Biological Sciences, 2019
Adams was an IN LSAMP research scholar in 2018. Currently, she is pursing a BSN at Marian University.
Monica Appel
BS Computer Science, 2018
Appel was an IN LSAMP research scholar in 2018. Currently, she is working as a software developer in industry.
Nnamdi Anene
BS Biology, 2019
Nnamdi was a 2019 IN LSAMP research scholar. He plans to work as a dental specialist in the US Army.
Charles Barrios
BS Biochemistry, 2019
Barrios was an IN LSAMP research scholar from 2017 - 19. In 2018 he completed research in an iREU program in Grenoble, France. Currently he is at Arizona State University pursuing a PhD in chemistry.
Sarahi Casas-Salinas
BS Biology & Spanish 2020
Ms. Casas-Salinas was an LSAMP Scholar in 2019. She plans to go to graduate school.
Maurice Dantzler
General Studies, BGS
Mr. Danzler was a LSAMP scholar in 2018. He graduated in the Spring of 2020. Currently he works as a wildlife technician.
Amber Diggs
BS biological Sciences, 2019
Diggs was an IN LSAMP research scholar in 2018. Currently she is at IUPUI pursuing a MS in forensic biology.
Melissa Ibarra
BS Biological Sciences, 2019
Ibarra was a 2019 IN LSAMP research scholar. Currently she is working on getting her first industry role.
Kaylin Laws
BS Biological Sciences, 2019
Laws was an IN LSAMP Research Scholar in 2018. Currently she is working in industry.
Adam Lloyd
BS Biological Sciences, 2019
Lloyd was an IN LSAMP Research Scholar in 2018. Currently, he is pursuing an MS in physiology at Ball State University.
Jazmin Marks-Burns
BS Biological Science, 2019
Marks-Burns was an IN LSAMP Research Scholar in 2018. Currently, she is pursuing an MS in microbiology at Purdue University.
Chichi Nnatubeugo
BS Biochemistry 2020
Ms. Nnatubeugo was selected as a scholar in 2018. She worked in the Konkle lab researching MitoNeet. She plans to apply to medical schools in June of 2020.
Danielle Overton
BS Chemistry, 2018
Overton was an IN LSAMP research scholar in 2017. Currently, she is a Research Associate in the Drosophila Genomics Resource Center at Indiana University.
Cristina Perez-Herrera
BS Chemistry, 2018
Perez-Herrera was an IN LSAMP research scholar in 2017. Currently, she is pursuing a MS in chemistry at Ball State University.
Diana Randle
BS Biological Science 2020
Ms. Randle was selected as a PM in 2018. She plans to attend nursing school at Marian University.
Taneia Reed
BS Computer Science, 2019
Reed was an IN LSAMP research scholar in 2019. Currently she is working in industry.
Lauren Reed
BS Biology 2020
Ms. Reed was an LSAMP scholar and mentor in 2020. She worked with Dr. Ward on the use of the lateral line in stickleback fish. She plans on attending veterinary school in 2021.
Jose Rodriguez
BS Chemistry, 2019
Rodriguez was an LSAMP scholar in 2019. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD in chemistry at West Virginia University.
Danielle Smith
BS Chemistry, 2017
Smith was an IN LSAMP research scholar in 2017. Currently, she is working as a software developer in industry.
Brittani Stokes
BS Computer science, 2018
Stokes was an IN LSAMP research scholar in 2017. Currently she is working as an IT analyst in industry.
Princess Walker
BS Biochemistry 2020
Ms. Walker earned her BS in biochemistry in Spring 2020. She was chosen as an LSAMP Scholar in 2019 and work with Dr. Jenkins on polymer synthesis.
Tiara Wilburn
BS Biological Sciences 2019
Wilburn was a peer mentor in 2019. Currently she at the IU School of Dentistry.