Author: Christian Jennings

Christian Jennings on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 4/11/19

My name is Christian Jennings and I was born and raised in Tucson. I will be graduating with a degree in biomedical engineering with an emphasis in biomechanics from the University of Arizona this May. In addition to my coursework,

Ricky Lira on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 4/4/19

I am an Arizona native, born and raised in Nogales. I graduated from Nogales High School and came to the University of Arizona to pursue a career in pharmacology. I am currently majoring in chemistry and hope to pursue a

Ayumi Pottenger on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 3/28/19

Hey! My name is Ayumi and I am a senior majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Arizona. I have worked in Dr. Helena Morrison’s lab for nearly two years, where I study a treatment for levodopa-induced

Caroline Plecki on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 3/7/19

7 I’m from Chicago, IL, and I’m a food snob because of it, and a Cubs fan. I like making drinks, looking at plants, and I want to grow my own food some day soon.

Casey Calderon on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 3/7/19

Hello! I’m Casey Calderon and am a current junior at the University of Arizona, majoring in physiology, with minors in theatre arts and public health. For the past year and a half, I have been working in Dr. Nathan Cherrington’s

Juliana Ordine on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 2/28/19

I was born in Riverside, California. However, I moved to Brazil when I was one-year old, and ended up spending most of my life there. When I was 15 years old, I was given the opportunity of making one of my

Sneha Srinivasan on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 2/7/19

Sneha is a junior at the University of Arizona, majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Hoping to pursue and MD/ PhD, Sneha is interested in the ways that science can be used for solutions, in treatments, cures and therapies. Currently,

Victor “Blue” Paat on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 1/31/19

Victor “Blue” Paat is an undergraduate senior studying Neuroscience and Cognitive Science with minors in Biochemistry and Music. He currently studies with Dr. Anna Dornhaus and Dr. Kenny Chapin regarding social insects, like ants or bees. He specifically works on

Patrick Beauchamp on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 12/6/18

I am a senior at the University of Arizona majoring in microbiology with a minor in biochemistry. For the past year or so, I have been with Dr. Lisa Nagy’s developmental biology lab working to use CRISPR to modify a

Greg Howard on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 11/15/18

My name is Greg Howard and I am a senior majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology. I have been researching plant reproduction in the Palanivelu lab since transferring from Mesa Community College in 2016. Molecular biology to me is the