Author: Marisa Lester

Shanoa Nez on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 6/25/2020

Hello, I am Shanoa Nez. I am from Rapid City, South Dakota, and I am the eldest of two siblings. I am an incoming senior at the University of Arizona’s Honors College. I am majoring in Molecular & Cellular Biology

Estevan Sandoval on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 6/18/2020

I am a senior at the University of Arizona majoring in Physiology with a minor in Spanish. I have worked in the Respiratory Cell Physiology Lab for 3 years studying the effects of arsenic on the airway and developing a high

Ryan Hecksel on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 6/4/2020

My name is Ryan Hecksel and I am a senior at the University of Arizona majoring in molecular and cellular biology with a minor in biochemistry. I work in the lab of Dr. John Streicher in the Department of Pharmacology.

Kevin Vo on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 5/7/2020

I am in my Senior year about to graduate with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. For the past two years I have been researching the neural circuits that regulate feeding and how these circuits are involved in emotional

Siena Schoelen on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 4/30/2020

My name is Siena and I am a student at the University of Arizona. I am double majoring in Speech Language and Hearing Sciences and Neuroscience. I currently work in the L4 lab, where we study language, learning, literacy, and

Luis Helfer on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 3/12/2020

My name is Luis Helfer and I am currently a Junior at the University of Arizona studying Biochemistry. I’ve always known I wanted to go into a scientific field from a very young age. Research here at the university has

Matt Christofferson on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 3/5/2020

I am a Senior in the MCB department at UofA and have been doing research since my freshman on breast cancer.  After I graduate, I am looking forward to continuing expanding my understanding of biological processes through research and gaining

Nicole Kummet on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 2/27/2020

Hello! My name is Nicole Kummet and I am a pre-med junior studying physiology and molecular and cellular biology. I am in the UA’s Undergraduate Biology Research Program and I work in Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis’ lab. Our lab’s main focus

Presentation at the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA

PIcture of Steven Fried presenting his poster

This past month, I was very fortunate to attend an international conference to present on my research that I conduct with the Michael Brown lab in the UA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Over February 15th-19th, I traveled with my

Bradey Stuart on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 2/20/2020

My name is Bradey Stuart and I am a senior majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Arizona. I am concurrently in the Accelerated Master’s Program in MCB as well. In my classes, I quickly realized I