Alumni

Graduate Students

Roshan Dhakal

Rotation Graduate Student (February 2021 – March 2021)

Undergraduate Students

Krystle Hughes

Undergraduate Research Assistant (June 2022 – August 2022)

Krystle completed her Associate of Science and Associates of Arts from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, and now she is a senior at the University of Mississippi majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry to obtain a B.A. in Biological Science. She hopes to attend Medical School following her tenure at Ole Miss.

Gabriella Newton

Undergraduate Research Assistant (August 2020 – May 2022)

Gabriella Newton graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in biology and minors in General Business and Chemistry.

Suzanne Crull

Undergraduate Research Assistant (October 2020 – May 2022)

Suzanne Crull graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in Biochemistry and a minor in Biology. 

Julia Lott

Undergraduate Research Assistant (November 2020 – May 2022)

Julia graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in Biology and minors in Chemistry and Spanish.

Matthew Swales

Undergraduate Research Assistant (January 2022 – May 2022)

Matthew graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in Biology. 

Caroline Clutton

Undergraduate Research Assistant (January 2020 – May 2021)

Caroline graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in Biology and minors in Spanish and Chemistry.

Chloe Grant

Undergraduate Research Assistant (August 2019 – May 2021)

Chloe graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.S. in biology and minors in Spanish and Society & Health.

Karlie Grace

Undergraduate Research Assistant (August 2019 – May 2021)

Karlie graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in biology and psychology.

Bradley Hathaway

Undergraduate Research Assistant (August 2020 – November 2020)

Carol Marcel

Undergraduate Research Assistant (January 2020 – March 2020)

Allen Saffold

Undergraduate Research Assistant (August 2019 – March 2020)

Karen Wong

Undergraduate Research Assistant (October 2019 – September 2020)

McNair Scholars

Ta’Lacia Williams

Ronald E. McNair Scholar (Summer 2022)

Ta’Lacia is a senior at Grambling State University pursuing a B.S. in Biology. Post undergraduate studies, she plans to pursue an M.D. / Ph.D. in African American clinical research in hopes of bridging the communication gap between African Americans and the medical industry.

Jaikyeron Dukes

Ronald E. McNair Scholar (Summer 2022)

Jaikyeron is a Senior at Rust College, Holly Springs, MS, pursuing a B.S. in Biology. After her undergraduate studies, Jaikyeron plans to enter a graduate/doctoral program to obtain her M.S. and Ph.D. in Toxicology. She hopes to work in the field of Industry and eventually open a research lab dedicated to underrepresented researchers.

McKelvie Maxwell

Ronald E. McNair Scholar (Summer 2022)

McKelvie Maxwell is a Senior at Alcorn State University, Lorman, MS, pursuing a B.S. in Biology. After completing her undergraduate degree, she plans to attend graduate school in pursuit of a Ph.D. in Microbiology. In the future, McKelvie plans to investigate pathogenic bacteria and oral disease.

High School Students

Kashama Mehta

High School Scholar (Summer 2021)

Kashama is a senior at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science, Mississippi’s only public residential high school for academically gifted students. Recruited from the ARISE@UM program, she is assisting Abhishesh with the thermomorphogenesis project in Arabidopsis. Kashama plans to get a degree in biological science or mechanical engineering.

Michelle Le

High School Scholar (Summer 2022)

Michelle is a junior at Oxford HS, Mississippi. Recruited from the ARISE@UM program, she will be assisting graduate students with the thermomorphogenesis project in Arabidopsis.

Mairin Sakata

High School Scholar (Summer 2022)

Mairin is a senior at Windermere Preparatory School, Florida. Recruited from the ARISE@UM program, she will be assisting graduate students with the thermomorphogenesis project in Arabidopsis.

Abhinav Naidu

High School Scholar (Summer 2022)

Abhinav is a senior at Delbarton HS, New Jersey. Recruited from the ARISE@UM program, he will be assisting graduate students with the thermomorphogenesis project in Arabidopsis.

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