Department of Biological Sciences

Department of Biological Sciences

University Mentorship (UM) Participants at the Department of Biological Sciences

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Cecilia Guizar-Gonzalez (UM)
Centro de Investigacion Scientific de Yucatan
Mexico
Brock Academic Host: Dr. Vincenzo De Luca, Biological Sciences
Academic term at Brock: January 2011- July 2011
While at Brock, Cecilia will be working closely with Dr. Vince De Luca in the Department of Biological Sciences.
 

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Rebecca Casique Valdez (UM)
Universidad Autonoma Agraria Antonio Narro
Mexico
Brock Academic Host: Dr. Michael Bidochka, Department of Biological Sciences
Academic Term at Brock: August 2010- November 2011
While at Brock, Ms. Casique Valdez will conduct joint research with Dr. Bidochka in the area of “molecular analysis of entomopathogenic fungi”.
 

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Anais Larroque (UM)
Polytech' Clermont-Ferrand
France
Brock academic contact:Dr. Yousef Haj-Ahmad, Department of Biological Sciences
Academic term at Brock: May to July, 2010
Anais will be working closely with Dr. Haj-Ahmad in the area of Biological Engineering.

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Mr. Francisco Camina Ceballos (UM)
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
Spain
Brock Academic Contact:Dr.Yousef Haj-Ahmad, Department of Biological Sciences
Academic term at Brock:September 2008 to July 2008.
Mr. Camina Ceballos intrests include Ecology and Evolution. He is currently working on his PhD in cancer research focusing on phylogeny, statistics, evolution dynamics and philosophy of science.

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Ms. Berenice Guerri (UM)
Universidad de Alicante
Spain
Brock Academic Contact:Dr. Vincenzo De Luca, Biological Sciences
Academic term at Brock: October 2009 - December 2009
While at Brock, Ms. Berenice Guerri will be working with Dr. M. Bidochka, Department of Biological Sciences, pursuing her research on molecular techniques.

 

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 Ms. Carolina da Silveira Scarpellini (UM)
Universidade Estadual Pualista
Brazil
Dr. Glenn Tattersall, Department of Biological Sciences
Academic term at Brock: February 2013- July 2013

Ms. Scarpellini is a PhD student in her home institution. While at Brock, Ms. Scarpellini wishes to pursue research in the field of the measurement of behavioural thermoregulation in ectotherms.

 

 

 

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Ms. Livier Guizar Guzman (UM)
Universidad Autonoma Agraria Antonio Narro
Mexico
Michael Bidochka, Department of Biological Sciences
Academic term at Brock: Januaray 2013- April 2013

 

Ms. Guizar Guzman is a graduate student in her home institution. While at Brock, Ms. Guizar Guzman wishes to pursue research in the field of the ecology and identity of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana species complexes in NE Mexico.

 

 

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Mr. Antonio Martinez Garcia (UM)

Universidad de Murcia, Spain

Brock Academic Contact: Dr. Ping Liang

Academic term at Brock: January to May 2014

From the Universidad de Murcia of Spain, Mr. Garcia will be assiting Brock's Dr. Liang in genetic research. Mr. Garcia's primary research interests are in genetics and he finds Dr. Liang's research on genome sequences, polymorphisms and transposable elements to be particularly fascinating.

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Ms. Camila Costa Moreira (UM)

Home Institution: Federal University of Vicosa, Brazil

Brock Academic Contact: Dr. Bidochka

Academic term at Brock: March 2014 - February 2015

Research Interests: insect pathology and entomopathogenic fungi

 

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Mr. Joao Pedro Fonseca (UM)

Home Institution: University of Coimbra, Portugal

Brock Academic Contact: Dr. Jeff Stuart

Academic term at Brock: March - May 2014

Research Interests: cancer and cancer stem cells