ABRCMS 2021 Presentation Awardees

ABRCMS 2021 AWARDS CEREMONY

Total Number of Awards Given: 401
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Total: 54

  • Sumaya Addish, University of Washington
  • Jaasiel Alvarez, Mount Holyoke College
  • Luis Cabrera Hernández, University of Puerto Rico
  • Melissa Campos, University of California, Irvine
  • Anthony Castro, California State University San Bernardino
  • Christopher Causby, Tidewater Community College
  • Mario Coll, Florida International University
  • Jordan Cook, California State University Long Beach
  • Lindsay Days, Old Dominion University
  • Lilian Galarza Paez, Emory University
  • Valeria Gomez, Cornell University
  • Patricia Guadalupe, University of Puerto Rico
  • Alyssa Heath, Mississippi State University
  • Barrington Henry, Morgan State University
  • Amunet Jacobs, Agnes Scott College
  • Gabriel Jimenez, University of Puerto Rico - Mayagüez Campus
  • Ronnesha Johnson, San Diego State University
  • Delice Katula, University of California, Irvine
  • Sybrina Kerr, Claflin University
  • Tiffany-Chau Le, Vanderbilt University
  • Tiffany Lubrino, Chapman University
  • Celeste Marin, Florida International University
  • Alexander Martinez, Vanderbilt University
  • Lissangel Martinez, Franklin and Marshall College
  • Cora Mejia, Rowan University
  • Anthony Mena, Lehman College
  • Luis Montalvo-González, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
  • Zara Nadeem, Hunter College of the City University of New York
  • Linh Nguyen, Mount Holyoke College
  • Shadler Nguyen, University of Texas at Austin
  • Chimere Nnatubeugo, Ball State University
  • Richard Nwakamma, Emory University
  • Ifunanya Okeke, Yale University
  • Gabriel Pagan, Universidad de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Mayaguez
  • Tamia Phoenix, Kingsborough Community College
  • Ezequiel Ponce, University of California, Davis
  • Afsana Rahman, Hunter College, City University of New York
  • Ricardo Ramirez Padilla, Case Western Reserve University
  • Yaniel Ramirez Sanchez, University of California, Davis
  • Alejandra Ramos, Florida International University
  • Vanessa Saldivar, University of California, Irvine
  • Beckyshirley Sama, Bowie State University
  • Marissa Schroeter, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Pemba Sherpa, UC Davis
  • Nathaniel Smith, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Harriet Song, University of California San Diego
  • Ashley Tai, University of Rhode Island
  • Natalia Taylor, Yale University
  • Yaman Thapa, Caldwell University
  • Maisie Topping, University of Oregon
  • William Troxel, University of California, Riverside
  • Suxuan Wang, Mount Holyoke College
  • Phaedra Whitty, University of Oregon
  • Kamron Woods, University of Pittsburgh

Cancer Biology

Total: 42

  • Joel Adade, Hamilton College
  • Juan Amieva, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valle
  • Paola Yazmin Anguiano Quiroz, Moores Cancer Center
  • Jessica Baxter, South Carolina State University
  • Athena Brooks, Carleton College
  • Valeria Brown, Tougaloo College
  • Ayeisha Colon-Ortiz, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
  • Marsha Darbouze, Columbia University in the City of New York
  • Kaitlyn Done, Spelman College
  • Andrea Flores Pérez, University of Puerto Rico - Mayagüez
  • Love Foster-Malave, University of Arizona
  • Clarissa Garcia, California State University- San Marcos
  • Kevin Gibbons, UMBC
  • Tia Gordon, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Mehnush Hameie, Northwestern University
  • Jessica Kissi, Bates College
  • Arlene Levario, The University of Texas at El Paso
  • Alexandria Locke, Suffolk Community College
  • Alfredo Lopez, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Karina Moreno, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Favia Nixon, Wayne State University
  • Jeithy Ofosu-Mensah, Bronx Community College
  • Varun Ponnusamy, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Nishi Rauth, California State University, Long Beach
  • Zulma Reyes-Benitez, Trinity Washington University
  • Alanis Rodriguez-Rosario, University of Puerto Rico- Bayamón
  • Alejandra Rosario Crespo, University of Puerto Rico at Cayey
  • Alexandra Rosa-Vázquez, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
  • Ana Ruas, Florida International University
  • Mumina Sadullozoda, City University of New York - Brooklyn College
  • Darryl Sams, Meharry Medical College
  • John Sanchez, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Gloria Sepulveda, El Paso Community College
  • Adina Shrestha, Lafayette College
  • Katarina Stefanik, The College of New Jersey
  • Tigran    Terterian, University of Michigan
  • Ekeoma Uzoukwu University of Pittsburgh
  • Keitha Varela, CUNY School of Medicine
  • Valeria Velez-Galiano, University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo
  • Grace Waldron, Nova Southeastern University
  • Tytianna White, Jackson State University
  • Gordon Ye, University of California, San Diego

Cell Biology

Total: 18

  • Corazon Avila, University of Illinois Chicago
  • Faith Bonacorsi, Linfield University
  • Darren Boydston, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA
  • Janna Campbell, North Carolina Central University
  • Ashley Cardenas, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Melissa Cesaire, Penn State University
  • Valeria Diaz, University of Missouri
  • Rory Greenhalgh, University of California Davis
  • Chelsey Jones, Howard Univeristy
  • Rizelle Jugarap, San Francisco State University
  • Jordan Kalai, Columbia University
  • Kendall Kanakanui, UNC Chapel Hill
  • Jade Lyons, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Christian Monsivais, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Emily Movsumova, CUNY Hunter College
  • Chelsea Okoro, UCLA
  • Isabel Vargas, University of California, Irvine
  • Camryn Zurita, University of California, Irvine

Chemistry

Total: 23

  • Teemer Barry, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Delvin Caraballo-Rodríguez, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
  • Esonica Charles, University of the Virgin Islands
  • Guillermo Correa Otero, University of Puerto Rico at Cayey
  • Senali Dansou, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Jonathan Dean, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • David Dumas, UCLA
  • Ronaldo Franjul, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
  • Francisco Galang, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Alex Gaspar, California State University, Fullerton
  • David González, University of Puerto Rico at Cayey
  • Cordelia Isbell, Pomona College
  • Brian Jordan, Tougaloo College
  • Nathaniel Keyes, Hamilton College
  • Chris La, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Fahad Ladha, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Veronica Nash-Montes, University of Puerto Rico in Ponce
  • Hien Nguyen, University of California, Irvine
  • Jennifer Obike, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Catelynn Ridge, University of California Davis
  • Esmeralda Segundo-Martinez, Trinity Washington University
  • Angeliz Soto, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
  • Frank Valoy, Hamilton College

Computational and Systems Biology

Total: 27

  • Etchi Ako, University of California Riverside
  • Mickayla Bacorn, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Christopher Bain, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Zoe Barinaga, University of Florida
  • Seanna Bataclan, University of Guam
  • Maryana Bonilla Yanez, University of Southern California
  • Arike Coker, University of Southern California
  • Evelyn Farkas, Georgia State University
  • Sara Filler, Providence College
  • Jessica Graham, University of Arizona
  • Kim Ha, University of Washington
  • Ryan Hernandez-Cancela, Clemson University
  • Rebecca Hsieh, Washington State University
  • Mariana Leyva, CSU Long Beach
  • Aditi Manjrekar, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Kaina Millan, Benedictine University
  • Jesse Murillo, University of California Irvine
  • Scarlet Nazareth Martínez Cardoze, The City College of New York of CUNY
  • Shadae Nicholas, University of Miami
  • Ikechukwu Ogbonna, Columbia University
  • Dora Ogbonna, University of California, San Diego
  • Gisselle Prida, The Ohio State University
  • Morgan Rameau, Howard University
  • Anika Rueppell, University of Toronto
  • Djenebou Semega Diani, Columbia University
  • Tadeo Spencer, UCLA
  • Wendy Su, University of California, Los Angeles

Developmental Biology and Genetics

Total: 22

  • Mohammad Alam, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Irene Antony, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Ana Armenta Vega, University of California Davis
  • Mykel Barrett, The City College of New York
  • Matthew Caliz, San Francisco State Univeristy
  • Juvet Ebai, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Rayna Goddard, Westchester Community College
  • Bryanna Godfrey, Stanford University
  • Julianna Jimenez, Rutgers University
  • Maria Luisa Maas Gamboa, Cornell University
  • Katya Marchetti, UCSD
  • Alex McIntosh, National Institutes of Health
  • Duyen Nguyen, University of St. Thomas
  • Noa Odell, Spelman College
  • Trinitee Oliver, Howard University
  • Destiny Parker, UMES
  • Sim Plotkin, Vanderbilt University
  • Cristabel Portillo, University of California, Irvine
  • Brianna Ramirez, University of California Riverside
  • Christina Rouhotas, Northeastern Illinois University
  • Celeste Sanchez, University of California, Irvine
  • Karly Serrano, Heritage University

Engineering, Physics and Mathematics

Total: 29

  • Isaiah Arredondo, The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Jeremy Barrios, Hunter College CUNY
  • Alara Blofield, California State University, Long Beach
  • Cameryn Burnette, Howard University
  • Cassandra Cantu, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Era Cobani, Wayne State University
  • Sabrina Delva, University of Rhode Island
  • Angelique Espino, University of California, Irvine
  • Khari Fletcher, Howard Univeristy
  • Kara Gentry, University of Florida
  • Sarah Goldrod, Boise State University
  • Sung Gyung Lee, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Melissa Lepe, UC Irvine
  • Connie Luk, University of Missouri
  • Briana Martin-Villa, Stanford University
  • Rachel Myers, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Khelynn Nou, California State University Long Beach
  • Rooshi Parikh, CUNY-City College
  • Olivia     Parker, National Institutes of Health
  • Hailey Pineda, Lawson State Community College
  • Drew Ramos, California State University of Long Beach
  • Merlinda-Loriane Sewavi, Michigan State University
  • Radhe Shantha Kumar, University of St Andrews
  • Tiffany Sorto, California State University, Long Beach
  • Kaitlyn Strandberg, University of California, San Diego
  • Ephraim Vazquez-Rosado, University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez
  • Simone Wall, Duke University
  • Brittany Watterson, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Sarah Yoda, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Immunology

Total: 17

  • Melanie Ayala Ceja, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Likem Boney, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Saphira Cherfils, Hunter College
  • Yasmine Elmi, University of Ottawa
  • Nelly Escalante, University of California, Davis
  • Dorothy Estrada, University of California - Riverside
  • Joel Gutierrez Estupinan, Bunker Hill Community College
  • Elisa Kodama, Northeastern University
  • Kelly Lozano Ortiz, Louisiana State University
  • Malik McRae, Morehouse College
  • Noor Nader, University of Pittsburgh
  • Benjamin Nieves, University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus
  • Nicole Pagan Torres, Universidad Ana G Mendez
  • Jake Shapira, University of Pittsburgh
  • McKella Sylvester, NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Kiara Vazquez Narvaez, Emory University
  • Nathalie Vieux-Gresham, Brandeis University

Microbiology

Total:35

  • Nichole Abrego, St. Edward's University
  • Maame Ackon, Bowie State University
  • Seydel Acuña, Gwynedd Mercy University
  • Debbie Badillo, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Elsa Bean, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • Tessa Chou, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Stephanie Consuegra, Wellesley College
  • Janiyah Cotton, Auburn University at Montgomery
  • Brianna Dominguez, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Sebastian Echave Sierra, University of Oklahoma
  • Sarah Eltiste, Cal State University San Marcos
  • Anyce Godoy, San Francisco State University
  • Alexis Guardiola, California State University, Long Beach
  • Briana Harness, Western Kentucky University
  • Ana Hernandez, University of St. Thomas - Houston
  • Gwen Lau, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Channon Lawrence, Farmingdale State College
  • Raul Lechler, University of the Incarnate Word
  • John Lee, Brooklyn College
  • Crystal Lovato, Idaho State University
  • Jia Mei, University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Alexandra Misciagna, University of Maryland - Baltimore County
  • Amanda Ng, Rockland Community College
  • Kimberly Obi, Fayetteville State University
  • Jessica Oros, University of Chicago
  • Ayana Paul, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Princess Pinamang, Prairie View A&M University
  • Hector Romero, University of Puerto Rico at Cayey
  • Arturo Salazar, University of California, Irvine
  • Isabela Sanfeliz, St. Edward's University
  • Deanndria Singleton, Cornell University
  • Johann Tailor, California State University, Long Beach
  • Allison Walker, North Carolina State University
  • Railyn Williams, Prairie View A&M University
  • Sijing Zhao, Haverford College

Neuroscience

Total: 52

  • Zayd Al Rawi, University of Missouri
  • Nicole Boodhoo, University of Iowa
  • Charles Bray, Worcester State University
  • Jonica Brown, Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis
  • Aleah Brown, Spelman College
  • Emma  Bucknavage, CUNY Hunter College
  • Rosanna Burgos Pujols, University of California Irvine
  • Gabriela Cabrera, Delaware State University
  • Michael Cesar, Columbia University
  • Saee Chitale, Mount Holyoke College
  • Sierra Coleman, Michigan Neuroscience Institute
  • Marissa Coppin, The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Victoria Corcino, University of Central Florida
  • John Crespo, Rutgers University- Camden
  • Melanie Cruz, University of Puerto Rico
  • Chrystal Davis, North Carolina A&T State University
  • Suzannah De Almeida, University of Connecticut
  • Ian Díaz Nieves, University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras
  • Keziah Diego, Hunter College
  • Sebastian Echegaray, University of California San Diego
  • Gabriela Franca, University of Arizona
  • Sy’Keria Garrison, Fayetteville State University
  • Katelyn Haly, University of California, Davis
  • Leslie Hassanein, UNC Chapel Hill
  • Alicia Hulitt, Tougaloo College
  • Sonia Karkare, Emory University
  • Victoria Koffi, Howard University
  • Taylor Leone, Emory University
  • Amanda Linskens, University of Oregon
  • Malaika Mahmood, Rutgers Camden
  • Julia Mamana, The University of Alabama
  • Ana Martinez, Salve Regina University
  • Angelica Mejia, University of Oregon
  • Emma Monsen, UC Davis
  • D'Juan Moreland, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Aranis Muniz Perez, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Henry Nguyen, Xavier University of Louisiana
  • Elicia Osigwe, Vanderbilt University
  • Ephraim Oyetunji, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Areebah Rahman, Temple University
  • Jesús Rosario-Claudio, University of Puerto Rico at Cayey
  • Sandra Sandria, University of California, Irvine
  • Koralee Santiago-Rivera, University of Puerto Rico at Cayey
  • Sarah Thomas, Emory University
  • Jeitzel Torres Rodriguez, NCCIH
  • Isabella Tyler, University of California, Davis
  • Lauren Valdez, University of California, San Diego
  • Leeanne Vázquez Ramírez, University of Puerto Rico at Cayey
  • Eleftheria Vogiatzoglou, Mount Holyoke College
  • Ryan Weber, California State University Long Beach
  • Elizabeth Yimer, VCU
  • Nicolette Zargari, Santa Monica College

Physiology and Pharmacology

Total: 24

  • Adebola Ademola, Memorial Sloan Kettering Center
  • Sophia Aredas, University of California Irvine
  • Fabiola Beauvoir, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Bernadelle Boateng, Boston University
  • Elili Brown, Occidental College
  • Alexis Castaneda, California State University San Marcos
  • Kimberly Doan, Mission College
  • Sharrell Greene, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Skylar Grimsley, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Sadia Khan, University of California, Berkeley
  • Zachary Kobs, St. Mary's University
  • Morgan McCray, University of Mississippi
  • Ruth Meletz, University of California Riverside
  • Kaley Mitchell, University of California, Irvine
  • Robert Novo Macaulay, Hunter College
  • Ochain Okey, Luther College
  • Serena Ortiz, San Jose State University
  • Pratima Prabala, The Ohio State University
  • Kelsey Racacho, University California, Davis
  • Alejandra Reyes, University of California, Irvine
  • Yolanda Simpson, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Isaiah Thomas, Northeastern Illinois University
  • Alanda Thomas, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Olivia Warren, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans

Social and Behavioral Sciences and Public Health

Total: 58

  • Lidadi Agbomi, Clemson University
  • Omar Alali, US Air Force Academy
  • Halle-Marie Armstrong, Spelman College
  • Sarah Arrieta, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Ariana Athanase, University of the Virgin Islands
  • Isis Barnes, Morehouse College
  • Valencia Baxter, Jackson State University
  • Franco Miguel Bislumbre, University of Santo Tomas
  • Nyla Blagrove, Spelman College
  • Morgan Boyd, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Tawanna Brown, Georgia Southern University
  • Lauren Butler Mozo, Old Dominion University
  • Dana Carreno, Johns Hopkins University
  • Francisco Carrillo-Álvarez, University of Connecticut
  • Andy Charlorin, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Izabella Clarke, Hunter College
  • Phylicia  Cooper, Morgan State University
  • Rachel David, University of California, Berkeley
  • Zuley Dominguez, Hunter College
  • Shawna Everman, The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Dominique Ewing, Spelman College
  • Sydney Field, University of Arizona
  • Lizeth Flores, Hunter College
  • Mikayla Fors, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Dariana  Gil-Hernández, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
  • Jovangelis González, University of Puerto Rico at Cayey
  • Jayda Grant, The City University of New York
  • Michaela Greenlee, New York University
  • Guercie Guerrier, Temple University
  • Eduardo Hernandez, San Diego State University
  • Giovanni Marquez, The University of Arizona
  • Kiara Matos, Universidad Ana G. Mendez Recinto Carolina
  • Rebecca Mendoza, San Diego State University
  • Munira Mohamed, Emory University
  • Abigail Montalmant, City College of New York
  • Lorena Morgan, Central Michigan University
  • Esther Muriuki, Morgan State University
  • Goodness Njoku Austin, City College of New York
  • Michele Ocana, Northeastern Illinois University
  • Chizuruoke Onuoha, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Ekene Onwubiko, City College Of New York
  • Jordan Ortman, UT Health San Antonio
  • Ezinwa Osuoha, Cornell University
  • MacKenzie Paul, Mississippi State University
  • Gabria Pearson, The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Madeleine Phan, CSU Long Beach
  • Makena Pollon, California State University Long Beach
  • Mira Qureshi, UCLA
  • Lauryn Remmers, Arizona State University
  • Shreya Sharma, Emory University
  • Ravinder Singh, University of California Davis
  • Anna Solomon, CUNY City College
  • Tiarra Stanley, Spelman College
  • Olivia Staples, Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis
  • Shalini Venkat, St. Mary's University
  • Payton West, IUPUI
  • Caleb Whatley, Mississippi State University
  • Ying Zi Mei, Barnard College

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