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SACNAS-UMMS Chapter Nominations

Welcome to the SACNAS-UMMS Chapter Board members elections!
Please be sure to cast your vote by 3/30/18. 

Elections of the 2018-2019 Board Members

President

Gonzalez Aurian P. García González
Hometown: San Juan, PR
College: Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras
Lab, Year of Study: Walhout Lab, MD/PhD candidate Year 6
Research description: C. elegans as a model for host-microbiota-drug interactions
Aurian.GarciaGonzalez@umassmed.edu
   
Hidalgo Daniel Hidalgo
Hometown: Veracruz, Mexico
College: Clark University
Lab, Year of Study: Socolovsky Lab, PhD candidate Year 3
Research description: Understanding cell cycle dependent cell fate decisions during red blood cell formation.
Daniel.Hidalgo@umassmed.edu

Vice-President

Hidalgo Daniel Hidalgo
Hometown: Veracruz, Mexico
College: Clark University
Lab, Year of Study: Socolovsky Lab, PhD candidate Year 3
Research description: Understanding cell cycle dependent cell fate decisions during red blood cell formation.
Daniel.Hidalgo@umassmed.edu
   
Rojas-Rodríguez Raziel Rojas-Rodríguez
Hometown: Hatillo, PR
College: Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Arecibo
Lab, Year of Study: Corvera Lab, PhD candidate Year 5
Research description: Adipose Tissue Metabolism in Pregnancy
Raziel.Rojas-Rodriguez@umassmed.edu

Treasurer

Rojas-Rodríguez Raziel Rojas-Rodríguez
Hometown: Hatillo, PR
College: Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Arecibo

Lab, Year of Study: Corvera Lab, PhD candidate Year 5
Research description: Adipose Tissue Metabolism in Pregnancy
Raziel.Rojas-Rodriguez@umassmed.edu
   
Mosqueda Michelle Anne H. Mosqueda
Hometown: Makati City, Philippines
College: University of Massachusetts-Boston
Lab, Year of Study: Cantor Lab, PGSP student
Research description: Mechanisms of chemotherapy resistance in hereditary breast cancer
Michelle.Mosqueda@umassmed.edu

Secretary

Funes Salome Funes
Hometown: Quito, Ecuador
College: Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas - ESPE (Sangolqui, Ecuador)
Year of Study: PhD candidate Year 2
Research description: Mechanisms of glucocorticoid resistance in acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Salome.Funes@umassmed.edu
   
Ashe Karen M. Ashe
Hometown: Grafton, MA
College: Trinity Washington University (BA), Virginia Commonwealth University (MS), Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy (MNSP)
Lab, Year of Study: Ockene, year 3
Research description: My current research focuses on weight management counseling training in medical school. I am using a mixed-methods approach to describe perspectives of students and preceptors. Broader interests include improving policies to promote health equity.
Karen.ashe@umassmed.edu

Secretary

Cote-Hammarlof Pamela Cote-Hammarlof
Hometown: Springfield, Massachusetts
College: Smith College
Lab, Year of Study: Bolon Lab, PhD Candidate, 6th year
Research description: Investigating evolutionary innovation in S. cerevisiae heat shock protein 90
Pamela.Cote-Hammarlof@umassmed.edu
   
Rivera Flores Iris Valeria Rivera Flores
Hometown: Fajardo, Puerto Rico
College: Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Humacao
Lab, Year of Study: Melikian Lab, PGSP. Year 1
Research description: Dopamine transporter function and addiction
iris.rivera@umassmed.edu

National Liaison

Cote-Hammarlof Pamela Cote-Hammarlof
Hometown: Springfield, Massachusetts 
College: Smith College
Lab, Year of Study: Bolon Lab, PhD Candidate, 6th year 
Research description: Investigating evolutionary innovation in S. cerevisiae heat shock protein 90
Pamela.Cote-Hammarlof@umassmed.edu
   
Funes Salome Funes 
Hometown: Quito, Ecuador 
College: Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas - ESPE (Sangolqui, Ecuador)
Year of Study: PhD candidate Year 2 
Research description: Mechanisms of glucocorticoid resistance in acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Salome.Funes@umassmed.edu