Mercy

Mercy Arkorful

Senior, Biology Major

Research Focus: Finding the role of WASF2 in hypertension in African American Women

Mercy Arkorful joined the RISE program in 2018 and is mentored by Dr. Douglas Dluzen. As a scholar she has participated as a special volunteer at the Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Science, National Institute of Aging, NIH. She has interned the Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences (LEPS), Intramural Research Program (IRP), National Institute on Aging (NIA), located on the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center campus in Baltimore, Maryland. She has presented her research findings at 9 national and local conferences and has 1 publication.

WendyWendy Camejo Nunez

Senior, Biology Major and Chemistry Minor

Research Focus: Identifying and investigating novel pairs of microRNA and mRNA that may influence the presence of hypertension in African-American women

Wendy Camejo Nunez joined the RISE program in 2018 and is mentored by Dr. Douglas Dluzen. As a scholar she has had the opportunity to be a special volunteer at the Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Science, National Institute of Aging, NIH. She has interned at Laney Graduate School, Summer Opportunity for Academic Research (LGS-SOAR) Program within the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program at Emory University. She has presented her research findings at 9 national and local conferences and won 1 award.

BarringtonBarrington Henry

Junior, Chemistry major

Research Focus: Drug delivery of anti-cancer drugs

Barrington Henry joined RISE program in 2020 and is mentored by Dr. Alexander Samokhvalov.

MykaMyka Terry

Junior, Math Major

Research Focus: Detection of stages of cell proliferation using Motzkin paths

Myka Terry joined RISE program in 2020 and is mentored by Dr. Kendra Pleasant.

Funmi

Oluwafunmike Odunaiya

Sophomore, Biology Major

Research Focus: Hypertension in African American women

Oluwafunmike Odunaiya joined the RISE program in 2019 and is mentored by Dr. Douglas Dluzen. She has presented her research findings at 1 local conference.

AliyaAliya Adams

Freshman, Biology major

Research Focus: TBD

Aliya Adams joined RISE program in 2020

MaryAgnesMaryAgnes Balogun

Freshman, Chemistry major

Research Focus: TBD

MaryAgnes Balogun joined RISE program in 2020

MikaylaMikayla Harris

Freshman, Biology major

Research Focus: TBD

Mikayla Harris joined RISE program in 2020

SaraiSarai Rankin

Freshman, Physics major

Research Focus: TBD

Sarai Rankin joined RISE program in 2020