Research Streams

Research Stream Mentor/ PI: Dr. Michael Lehker (Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences)
Research Stream Instructor: Magali Ayala, Dr. Seratna Guadarrama 

Title: Identification of Differentially Expressed Genes in the Human Parasite Trichomonas vaginalis 

Dr. Lehker's research stream description

2nd Annual Biomedical Freshman Research Initiative (BFRI) Research Symposium - December 5, 2017

Dr. Lehker and Dr. Guuadarama BFRI research stream students Dr. Lehker and Dr. Guadarama’s 2nd Year BFRI Stream
2nd year 3rd place winners

3rd Place – Andrea Bustos, Kyli Chen, May-Hui Ding and Saul Lopez

Title: DNA Isolation of Trichomonas Vaginalis (Dr. Lehker and Dr. Guadarama’s Research Stream)



Research Stream Mentor/PI: Dr. Karen Martirosyan (Department of Physics) 
Research Stream Instructor: Ivan Davila

Title: Determining the Biocidal Properties of Antimicrobial Nanoparticles

Dr. Martirosyan’s research stream description


Research Stream Mentor/ PI: Dr. Saraswathy Nair  (Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences)
Research Stream Instructor: Dr. Hongxing Lu

Title: Determining the Importance of the Role of Stress Management in Improving Health Outcomes

Dr. Nair’s research stream description

2nd Annual Biomedical Freshman Research Initiative (BFRI) Research Symposium - December 5, 2017

Dr. Nair and Dr. Lu's research stream

Dr. Nair and Dr. Lu’s 2nd Year BFRI Stream

Dr. Nair and Dr. Lu BFRI Stream

1st Place – Robert de la Garza, Sarai Doria and Erik Escobedo

Title: Effects of Psychological Stress on Body Weight and Lifestyle in Hispanics Students in a Low Income Area

2nd year 2nd place winners

2nd Place – Enrique Pena, Paul Shane and Luis Villegas

Title: Effects of Psychological Stress on Dietary  Behavior in Hispanic Student

  


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   BFRI Program Contact 
  Office: BBRHB 2.112
  Phone: 956-882-6518 
  sueanne.chew@utrgv.edu