Students feel confident postgraduation. 

After their experience working in our lab, students continue their education with graduate programs such as medical school, law school, public health or secure meaningful work in a variety of fields.

Lola Ortiz-Whittingham, BSc (Microbiology and Immunology): 2016-2020
Postbaccalaureate IRTA Fellow, NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Beyond the Book Summer Award, University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences.
Foote Fellow, University of Miami.

Julia Mugero, BSc (Biochemistry and Nutrition): 2016-2021
Medical school program, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Foote Fellow, University of Miami.

Roshni Patel, BSc (Neuroscience): 2016-2021
Foote Fellow, University of Miami.

Alexis Lucas, BSc (Biology): 2016-2021
Fellow, Univeristy of Miami.

Evan de Joya, BSc (Geography and Biology): 2015-2019
Medical School, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
President of Student Government & Student Trustee, University of Miami Board of Trustees, 2017-2018
ASG, AAG, Student Ambassador, 2017-2019
Medical Scholars’ Program, University of Miami, 2018.

Benjamin Caplan, BA (History): 2017-2018
Medical school program, Cooper Medical School .

Jaclyn F. Verity, BA (Independent major): 2016
Columbia University, School of Public Health
Awards: “Beyond the Book” Summer Award, 2016.

Rick Yeh Shiuan Lin, BS (Neuroscience): 2017
Medical school program, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Foote Fellow. Honors project; “Causes of hospital admission for children ages 1-5 years in Burundi."

Emilio G. Issa, BA (International Studies): 2016
Medical school program, Grenada Medical School.

Vinicious (Vini) Silva, BS (Economics): 2018
PhD program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Celeste Temers, BSc (Economics), 2018
Paralegal, Allen & Overy, Paris.

Monica E. Samit, BSc (ECS, Microbiology and Immunology (triple major), 2018
MPH, University of Florida. 

Kevin Schaum, BA (INS): 2016
University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law.

Qian Huang, MA (Geography): 2017-2019
“Examining mosquito abundance, composition, and distribution before and after Hurricane Irma in Miami-Dade County, Florida.”
PhD program, University of South Carolina.

Tricia CG Hutchings, MA (Geography): 2017
“Miami-Dade residents’ Zika-related knowledge, attitudes, and practices during the 2016 Zika Outbreak.”