Dr. Akua Bonsra-Roach (M12), '04, biochemistry and molecular biology, recently earned her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Cellular Pharmacology from Stony Brook University in New York.
Dr. Lekelia Jenkins (M5), '97, biological science, recently received her first major NSF grant of $350k for a project entitled, "International Adoption of Conservation Technologies (IntACT): Towards a New Theory of Transferring Technology in the Face of Conservation Crisis."
Dr. Jenkins earned her Ph.D. from Duke University in 2006.
Dr. Keisha Findley (M12), '04, biochemistry and molecular biology, recently earned her Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology from Duke University.
Dr. Findley applied and was accepted as the only trainee for the NIH/NHGRI health disparities postdoctoral fellowship program. She will conduct research and study the human skin microbiota in health and disease.
Dr. Marlene Mathews (M9), '01, biological sciences, recently earned her Ph.D. from the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York.
Dr. Mathews was in an M.D./Ph.D. program and will begin her residency this fall.
Dr. Nwokedi Idika (M13) , '05, computer science, recently earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science at Purdue University.
Dr. Idika is the first African-American to obtain a Ph.D. from the computer science department at the University.