SHARP Students

Meet the SHARP students 2017 - 2018

Nathan Sunada

Pharmaceutical Science
Mentor: Dr. Dana-Lynn Ko’omoa-Lange
Research Interest: Calcium Response Profiles in High-Risk Neuroblastoma: Novel Mechanisms Driving Multi-drug Resistance
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Jennifer Eastin

Biology & Pre-Nursing
Mentor: Dr. Eric Heuer
Research: Effects of long-term stimulant self-administration on the aging primate brain
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Donald Carter

 

Biology
Mentor: Dr. Ghee Tan
Research: Endophytic fungi of Hawaiian medicinal plants: a sustainable drug discovery approach and a revolutionary source of new drug leads

Alexandra Lindsey

Biology
Mentor: Dr. Linda Connelly
Research: Inflammatory signaling in breast cancer

Stefano Quarta

Pharmacy
Mentor: Dr. Susan Jarvi
Research: Angiostrongyliasis (Rat Lungworm Disease): Education, outreach and research

Melia Takakusagi

Cell & Molecular Biology
Mentor: Dr. Tracy Wiegner
Research: Staphylococcus and MRSA in Hawaiian Coastal waters
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Jasmine Hicking

Biology
Mentor: Dr. Shugeng Cao
Research: Anti-Cancer and Anti-Bacterial Agents in Native Hawaiian Plants
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Tifanie Crivello

Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Kerri Inglis
Research: ʻOihana lapaʻau: a history of Hawaiian medical practices through analysis of Hawaiian medical texts

Dallas Frietas

Chemistry
Mentor: Dr. Ingo Koʻomoa-Lange
Research: Key mechanisms of ion channel signaling in cancer drug resistance and the tumor microenvironment

Stephanie Montoya

Biology & Pre-Pharm
Mentor: Dr. Ghee Tan
Research: Endophytic fungi of Hawaiian medicinal plants: a sustainable drug discovery approach and a revolutionary source of new drug leads
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Daniel Martinez

Psychology & Math
Mentor: Dr. Eric Heuer
Research: Effects of long-term stimulant self-administration on the aging primate brain
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Kieran-Tiaye Long

Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Stan Nakanishi
Research: Investigating the anti-bacterial efficacy of native Hawaiian plant-based medicines

Ashriel Fishman

Biology
Mentor: Dr. Dianqing Sun
Research: Discovery, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Antibacterial and Anti-Cancer Agents in Natural Products

Jacob Connell

Biology
Mentor: Dr. Leng Chee Chang
Research: Screening of Hawaiian Medicinal Plants and Marine Algae for anticancer activities using Streptomyces Kinase Inhibitor Assay / Evaluation of Hawaiian Medicinal Plants in the Treatment of Infectious Diseases

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