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MS Student Profiles

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Ambjorn Karl Brynnel

Advisor:  Dr. Henk Granzier, PhD.

Research Interests:  I am interested in the muscle proteins Titin and Nebulin, and am also interested in exercise physiology.

Personal Interests:  I enjoy playing soccer, R&B, studying languages and traveling.

Email:  abrynnel@email.arizona.edu

Katherine Bullock

Advisor:  Currently completing lab rotations

Research Interests:  Mathematical modeling of physiological processes.

Personal Interests:  Hiking, camping and baking.

Email:  kvbullock@email.arizona.edu

Nakayla Chan

Advisor: Dr. Shaowen Bao, PhD.

Research Interests:  Neurophysiology (currently in Bao’s lab studying tinnitus) and cancer physiology.

Personal Interests:  Crossfit and lifting with my husband, more Crossfit, more lifting, swimming, eating, eating potstickers, and unicorns.

Email:  nakaylachan@email.arizona.edu

Jordan Clarke

Advisor:  Currently completing lab rotations

Research Interests:  Neurophysiology, respiratory physiology and their integration with managing stress and blood pressure. I am currently working on a project that looks at how inspiratory muscle training (IMT) effects overall sympathetic output in healthy individuals.

Personal Interests:  Hobbies include rock climbing, camping, coffee, and my bicycle. 

Email:  jclarke93@email.arizona.edu

Luis Cruz

Advisor:  Dr. Erika Eggers, PhD.

Research Interests:  Neurophysiology. Currently researching retinal neurophysiology

Personal Interests:  Competitive Weightlifting, Tennis, Ballroom Dance

Email:  lacruz3@email.arizona.edu

Madeline Espineira

 

Advisor:  Dr. Jason Yuan, M.D., PhD.

Research Interests:  Cardiovascular and pulmonary physiology

Personal Interests:  Handcrafts, cooking, baking, remodeling, karaoke 

Email:  mespineria@email.arizona.edu

Tatum Foulds

Advisor:  Currently completing lab rotations

Research Interests:  Cardiovascular Physiology

Personal Interests:  Dogs, Netflix, and traveling

Email:  tatumfoulds@email.arizona.edu

Teryn Holeman

Advisor:  Currently completing lab rotations

Research Interests:  Cardiovascular physiology, biomedical device development, pain neurophysiology, and the later phases of clinical trials. 

Personal Interests:  SCUBA diving, world traveling, hiking/running with my dogs, and riding horses. 

Email:  tholeman@email.arizona.edu

Monica Houser

Advisor:  Currently completing lab rotations

Research Interests:  Obesity and diabetes, epigenetics, and pathology.

Personal Interests:  Dogs and animals, cooking, food, shopping, and various arts and crafts.

Email:  monicahouser@email.arizona.edu

Nathaniel Husband

Advisor:  Currently completing lab rotations

Research Interests:  Hypertension, Immune Function, Metabolism, Biomedical Imaging Systems

Personal Interests:  Fitness, Dirt Bikes, Rugby, Grilling, Harry Potter Movie Marathons

Email:  nathanielhusband@email.arizona.edu

Chloe Larkin

Advisor:  Currently completing lab rotations

Research Interests: Neuroscience and immunology.

Personal Interests:  Cats, science-fiction, creative writing, reading books, watching movies.

Email:  celarkin@email.arizona.edu

Marissa Lovett

Advisor:  Dr. Scott Boitano, PhD.

Research Interests:  Translational Research, Respiratory Physiology

Peronal Interests: 

Email:  lovett1@email.arizona.edu 

Tyler Marsh

Advisor:  Dr. Shaowen Bao, PhD.

Research Interests:  Neurophysiology, Exercise Physiology, Cell Death Signaling, Immunohistochemistry, Genomics, Auditory Neuroscience

Personal Interests:  Botany, Coffee, Sustainable Living, Weightlifting, Travel

Email:  tylermarsh@email.arizona.edu 

Stefanie Nguyen

Advisor:  Currently completing lab rotations

Research Interests:  Currently, I am in a laboratory rotation with Dr. Wright studying the mechanisms of organic cation transport in the renal proximal tubule. I am also interested in mental disorders, exercise physiology, and reproductive physiology. 

Personal Interests:  Occasionally I like to run, but I also like to paint, play ultimate frisbee, and eat entire cartons of ice cream.

Email:  stefanienguyen@email.arizona.edu

Zachary Olson

Advisor:  Currently completing lab rotations

Research Interests:  Behavioral Neuroscience

Personal Interests:  Wendy's 4x4 meal :)

Email:  zgolson@email.arizona.edu

David Taska

Advisor:  Dr. Sean Limesand, PhD.

Research Interests:  Reproductive physiology with an emphasis on reproductive toxicology

Personal Interests:  Cooking and scuba diving

Email:  davidjtaska@email.arizona.edu 

Shaun Tay

Advisor:  Dr. Andrew Fuglevand, PhD.

Research Interests:  Neurophysiology, Electrophysiology, Psychology. Currently investigating the effects of electrical stimulation parameters on force estimation and discomfort.

Personal Interests:  Sports and Travel

Email:  shauntay@email.arizona.edu

Keane Urashima

Advisor:  Currently completing lab rotations

Research Interests:  Musculoskeletal Physiology, Systems Physiology, and Cardiovascular Physiology.

Personal Interests:  Fencing, Sailing, and Scuba Diving.

Email:  urashima@email.arizona.edu

Ryan Weyker

Advisor:  Currently completing lab rotations

Research Interests:  Neuroscience, cardiovascular, and endocrine.

Personal Interests:  History, computer games, and trivia quizzing.

Email:  rweyker@email.arizona.edu

Cameron Wilhite

Advisor:  Currently completing lab rotations

Research Interests:  Systems neuroscience, memory and decision making. I am also interested in brain imaging.

Personal Interests:  Backpacking, motorcycles, sonoran hotdogs.

Email:  cwilhite@email.arizona.edu

Hannah Wittchen

Advisor:  Currently completing lab rotations

Research Interests:  Neuroscience.

Personal Interests:  Bagels, Jimmy Fallon, swimming, running, animal crackers.

Email:  wittchen@email.arizona.edu