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Student Profiles

Student Profiles
Porsha Andrews

Hometown: Maysville, North Carolina
Major: Biotechnology; Minor; Chemistry
Academic Level: B.S. (Biotechnology), May 2009
Research Experience: Summer 2008 Accepted into the "Excellence in Cardiovascular Sciences" (EICS) program sponsored by Wake Forest University School of Medicine and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Pressure Institute.

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Cynthia Grady

Hometown: Leland, North Carolina
Major: Molecular Biology; Minor: Chemistry
Academic Level: B.S. Molecular Biology (summa cum laude), May 2010
Career Interests: Obstetrics/Gynecology
Research Experience: Testing Adjuvant Activity of Certain Biomolecules to Potentiate DNA Vaccines for AIDS (WSSU, Fall 2006).
The Prevalence of the Fim Recombinases in Escheriichia Coli: Regulators of the Preeminent Virulence Determinant, Type I Pili (Duke University, Summer 2007).
Summer 2008 Accepted into the University of Arizona Minority Health Disparities Summer Research Opportunity Program.

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Antentor Hinton

Hometown: Asheville, North Carolina
Major: Biology; Minor: Chemistry
Academic Level: B.S. Biology, May 2010
Career Interests: Pharmacist
Research Interests: Sleep and circadian rhythms, alcoholism and epilepsy, HIV/AIDS, plant biochemistry.
Research Experience: The Effect of a Ketogenic Diet on T-Type Calcium Channel Gene Expression in Mouse Model of Ethanol Withdrawal (WSSU, Summer 2007.)
Effects of Light and Diurnal Cycles on the Protein Levels of Endogenous RGA and RGA-LUC (Duke University, Summer 2008.)

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Mia Lassiter

Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
Major: Biology, Pre-med concentration; Minor; Chemistry
Academic Level: B.S. Biology (summa cum laude), May 2010
Career Interests: Medicine, Obstetrics
Research Experience: Summer 2007 Participated in the Summer Medical/Dental Education Program (SMDEP) at Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Summer 2008 Accepted an offer from Stanford University School of Medicine to participate in the Amgen Scholar Program.


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Whitney McCoy

Hometown: High Point, North Carolina
Major: Biology Pre-Med Concentration
Academic Level: President, Class of 2010; B.S. Biology, May 2010
Career Interests: Pediatrics
Research Experience: Summer 2008 Accepted into the Summer Pre-Graduate Research Experience (SPGRE) Program at UNC-Chapel Hill to work with Professor Ilona Jaspers in Toxicology.

Summer Research Experience


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Jennifer Paige

Hometown: Florence, South Carolina
Major: Biology Pre-Med Concentration; Minor: Chemistry
Academic Level: B.S. Biology, May 2010
Career Interests: Medicine, Oncology
Research Experience: Summer 2007 Participated in SMDEP, or the Summer Medical/Dental Education Program, at Columbia University in New York City.
Summer 2008 Invited to do research at MIT, Princeton, and Stanford. Accepted the offer from Stanford University School of Medicine to participate in the Amgen Scholar Program.

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