Current IMSD Graduate Fellows-Cohort 3
BS. Michelle graduated from Sewanee: The University of the South in May 2015, with a degree in chemistry. She is a second year student in the Chemistry PhD program. Past research experience includes drug synthesis and synthesis of metal-ligand complexes in dye-sensitized solar cells.
BS. Luis obtained his BS in Biology from The University of Texas at San Antonio in the fall of 2015. Under Judy Teale's mentoring, he studied the immune response in the central nervous system during parasitic infections. During the summer of 2014 he was a part of a summer research fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. There he worked with Dr. Youhai Chen, elucidating the role of novel immune regulators in mTOR pathway signaling. Luis joined Emory in 2015 as a graduate student in the Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis (IMP) program.
Roxana M. Rodríguez-Stewart
BS, was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She completed her undergraduate degree in 2015 at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras campus, where she spent two years as a research assistant in an Environmental Microbiology laboratory studying the ecology of naturally occurring enterococci in tropical beach sand. As of August 2015, she is a graduate student in the Microbiology and Molecular Genetics program and is interested in researching infectious diseases.