As a measure of the scientific impactof the CSU MBRS-RISE Program, publications authored or co-authored by program alumni
in peer-reviewed scientific journals now exceed the 100 milestone.
Click here for a complete listing of publication citations.
Congratulations to eleven CSU MBRS Programs alumni awarded Ph.D. degrees during the
past two years (2011 - 2013):
Geraldine Cochran, Ph.D. in physics education research, Florida International University
Alfred Diggs, Ph.D. in biological engineering, Purdue University
Valerie Goss, Ph.D. in chemistry & nanomaterials, University of Notre Dame
Pablo E. Guzman, Ph.D. in organic chemistry, Emory University
Tyvette Hilliard, PhD in medicinal chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago
Nicole Jones, Ph.D. in biological sciences, University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign
Diana Mayweather, Ph.D. in biochemistry, Northwestern University
Diana Monsivais, Ph.D. in biological sciences, Northwestern University
George Pates, Ph.D. in analytical chemistry, Purdue University
Juan Reyes, Ph.D. in biological sciences, Northwestern University
Stephen Smith, Ph.D. in chemistry, Northwestern University
* This brings the total MBRS alumni awarded the Ph.D. degree in one of the biomedical sciences to 23. For a full list
, please click here.
Congratulations to RISE scholar Aaron Thompson, co-author of award-winning Best Undergraduate poster "New Receptors for Serum Amyloid
A'" presented at the American Association of Immunologists 42nd Annual Autumn Immunology Conference in downtown Chicago, November 22-25, 2013. Aaron's research was carried out under
the guidance of biology professor Dr. Rong Lucy He.
Thirteen CSU RISE students attended the 13th Annual Biomedical Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) held in Nashville, TN, November 12-16, 2013. They made 12 research presentations at the conference in wide scientific disciplines including biochemistry, physical chemistry, nanostructures,
and molecular and cell biology.
were featured at the Indianapolis, IN, October 1 -4.