Name PhD Date University
(Field)
Occupation UTSA Program
Linda Acosta Gregory 1993 UT Health Science Center San Antoio
(Chemistry)
Lecturer, Austin Community College RISE
Roberto Aguilar
Roberto Aguilar Linked in
2006 University of Texas at San Antonio
(Biology and Neuroscience)
Product Sales Executive, Beckman Coulter Diagnostics RISE
Maria Alcorn-Burckhardt
Maria Alcorn-Burckhardt Linked in
2019 University of Texas Medical Branch
(Pathology)
Postdoc, University of Pittsburgh RISE
Meriah Arias-Thode
Meriah Arias-Thode Linked in
2003 Scripps, University of California-San Diego
(Marine Biology)
Scientist, SPAWAR MARC
Megan Aumann
Megan Aumann Linked in
2022 Vanderbilt University
(Neurobiology)
Postdoc, Vanderbilt University RISE
Melva Avalos 1992 University of Texas
(Neuropharmacology)
- MARC
Kristen Ballesteros
Kristen Ballesteros Linked in
2010 University of Texas at San Antonio
(Neurobiology)
Associate Director, Feasibility Strategy, Thermo Fisher Scientific RISE
Jorge Becerra
Jorge Becerra Linked in
2022 University of Michigan
(Chemical Biology)
Postdoc, University of Michigan RISE
Nicquet Blake
Niquet Blake Linked in
2001 Washington University-St. Louis
(Neurobiology)
Vice Provost, University of California San Francisco MARC
Sharon Bonnette
Sharon Bonnette Linked in
1998 Baylor College of Medicine
(Cell Biology)
Project Specialist, Mott MacDonald MARC
Vincent Boyd 1995 Texas A&M University
(Chemistry)
- RISE
Kit Brown 1992 University of Washington
(Microbiology)
- RISE
Renee Brown 1988 UT Health Science Center San Antonio
(Microbiology)
Senior Education Development Specialist, UT Health San Antonio MARC
Jessica Burch
Jessica Burch Linked in
2021 University of California-Los Angeles
(Chemistry)
Staff Scientist, Cal Tech RISE
Jane Burnett Bertone 2003 Rice University
(Chemistry)
Director of Antibody Validation and Quality Control, Bethyl Laboratories MARC
Juan Bustamante
Juan Bustamante work
2003 University of Texas San Antonio
(Neurobiology)
Assistant Professor, Texas A&M Kingsville RISE
David Cantu
David Cantu Linked in
2009 University of Colorado Health Science Center-Fitzsimons
(Neuroscience)
Associate Director, Medical Affairs at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals MARC
Theresa Cantu Guillette
Theresa Cantu Guillette ResearchGate
2017 Medical University of South Carolina
(Marine Biology & Environmental Sciences)
Oak Ridge Associated Universities Fellow MARC
Eduardo Cardenas 2011 University of Texas Southwestern
(Cancer Biology)
Adjunct Faculty MARC
Carlos Carrasco 2001 University of Bern-Switzerland
(Immunology/Virology)
- MARC
Alexis Catala
Alexis Catala Linked in
2021 University of Colorado
(Structural Biology and Biochemistry)
Postdoc, University of Colorado RISE
Danielle Chapa
Danielle Chapa Linked in
- University of Kansas
(Clinical Psychology)
- MARC
Maria Cormier
Maria Cormier Linked in
2009 University of Texas San Antonio
(Neurobiology)
Research & Development Scientist, US Army for Surgical Research RISE
Margaret Costanzo
Margaret Costanzo Linked in
2012 University of Texas at El Paso
(Pathobiology)
Associate Principal Scientist, Amador Bioscience RISE
Aryana Cruz Santory
Aryana Cruz Santory Linked in
2022 UT Health San Antonio
(Neurobiology)
In Vitro Team Lead, General Dynamics Information Technology RISE/MARC
Tamarand Darling
Tamarand Darling Linked in
2016 UT Health San Antonio
(Microbiology and Immunology)
Staff Scientist, Washington University School of Medicine-St. Louis WSRTP
Melissa de la Garza
Melissa de la Garza Linked in
1989 Texas A&M University
(DVM)
Researcher, Texas Biomed Research Institute MARC
Frank De Luna
Frank De Luna Linked in
- University of Texas at San Antonio
(Biomedical Engineering)
- RISE
Xavier De Luna
Xavier De Luna Linked in
2020 Boston University School of Medicine
(Biology)
Scientist, PineTree Therapeutics RISE/MARC
Nicolas Diaz
Nicolas Diaz Linked in
2022 University of Michigan
(Chemistry)
Senior Development Scientist, Beckman Coulter Diagnostics RISE/MARC
Zoya Farzampour
Zoya Farzampour Linked in
2015 Stanford University
(Neuroscience)
Postdoc Fellow, NRC Research Associate Program RISE/MARC
Nicolas Fernandez
Nicolas Fernandez Linked in
2012 Einstein College of Medicine-Yeshiva University
(Biomedical Sciences-Biophysics)
Senior Computational Scientist, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard MARC
John Fuini
John Fuini Linked in
2016 University of Colorado
(Physics)
SR Data & Applied Scientist, Microsoft RISE/MARC
Cynthia Galvan 2001 Baylor College of Medicine
(Neuroscience)
Adjunct A&P Professor, Lone Star College MARC
Sandra Garcia Osborne
Sandra Osborne Linked in
2003 University of California-San Diego
(Biology)
Senior Medical Science Liaison, 3M RISE
Matthew Gdovin
Matthew Gdovin Linked in
1995 Dartmouth College
(Physiology)
Founder and Chief Science Officer, Vitanova Biomedical, Inc. RISE
Jason Giuliani
Jason Giuliani Linked in
2023 University of Texas San Antonio
(Physics)
- RISE/MARC
Laura Grossenbacher
Laura Grossenbacher Linked in
1996 University of Texas
(English)
Director of Technical Communication Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison RISE
Rudy Guerra
Rudy Guerra work
1992 University of California-Berkeley
(Statistics)
Professor of Statistics, Rice University MARC
Ernest Heimsath
Ernest Heimsath Linked in
2013 Dartmouth College
(Biochemistry)
Applications Development Scientist, Agilent Technologies RISE
Margarita Hernandez
Margarita Hernandez Linked in
2017 University of Michigan
(Microbiology and Immunology)
Co-Founder Archimedes Biotech RISE/MARC
Patric Hernandez
Patric Hernandez Linked in
2012 University of Wisconsin-Madison
(Neuroscience)
Data Scientist and Project Management, Deloitte MARC
Jessica Ibarra 2009 UT Health Science Center San Antonio
(Cell and Structural Biology)
Assistant Professor, Dell Medical School MARC
Elias Jackson
Elias Jackson Linked in
2011 University of Texas Medical Branch
(Cell and Molecular Biology)
Senior VP of Government and Scientific Affairs, Vyripharm Biopharmaceuticals RISE
Braxton Jamison
Braxton Jamison Linked in
2020 University of Colorado-Anshutz
(Immunology)
Scientist, Deverra Therapeutics RISE
Thomas Jaramillo
Thomas Jaramillo Linked in
2010 Northwestern University
(Neurobiology and Behavior)
Director of Rodent Behavior, Cleveland Clinic RISE
Duane Johnson - Meharry Medical College
(Pharmacology)
- RISE
Eric Johnson-Chavarria
Eric Johnson-Chavarria Linked in
2014 University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
(Biophysics and Computational Biology)
Program Director, ICURE, NIH MARC
Michou Kelley Saint Hubert
Michou Saint Hubert Linked in
2013 University of Texas at San Antonio
(Biomedical Engineering)
Faculty, St. Philip's College MARC
Monica Kiewit
Monica Kiewit Linked in
2020 Emory University
(Chemistry)
Senior Scientist Product Support, IDEXX MARC
Jasmine King - University of California-Berkeley
(Biomedical Engineering)
Entrepreneur, SWiiFT, Berkeley SkyDeck MARC
Angel Lopez 2017 Baylor College of Medicine
(Neurobiology)
Postdoc, University of Texas RISE/MARC
Marisa Lopez-Cruzan
Marisa Lopez-Cruzan Linked in
2007 UT Health Science Center San Antonio
(Cell and Structural Biology)
Research Director and Instructor, UT Health San Antonio MARC
Claudio Macias Trevino
Claudio Macias Trevino Linked in
2024 Harvard Medical School
(MD/PhD)
- MARC
Monica Maldonado
Monica Maldonado Linked in
2010 University of Texas
(Neuroscience)
- RISE
Rodolfo Martinez
Rodolfo Martinez work
1993 Baylor University
(Physical Organic Chemistry)
Research Professor, New Mexico Highlands University RISE
Mario Mata
Mario Mata Linked in
2005 University of California-Los Angeles
(Neurobiology)
Adjunct Professor, California State University MARC
Nathan Mata
Nathan Mata Linked in
1998 University of Texas at San Antonio
(Neurobiology)
Chief Scientific Officer, Belite Bio, Inc. MARC
David Medina
David Medina Linked in
2013 UT Health Science Center San Antonio
(Pharmacology)
Research Assistant Professor, Barrow Neurological Institute MARC
Derek Mendez
Derek Mendez Linked in
2017 Stanford University
(Applied Physics)
Project Scientist, Berkeley Lab RISE/MARC
Lawrence Chris Mimun
Chris Mimun Linked in
2015 University of Texas at San Antonio
(Physics)
Electronic Warfare Engineer, SRC RISE
Albert Mondragon
Albert Mondragon Linked in
2018 Boston University
(Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, and Biochemistry)
Scientist, Vesalius Therapeutics RISE
Renan Moreira
Renan Moreira Linked in
2015 University of California-Santa Barbara
(Electrical Engineering)
Chief Technology Officer, Ultra-Low Loss Technologies MARC
Karlos Moreno
Karlos Moreno Linked in
2008 Texas A&M University
(Chemistry)
Associate Professor, South Texas College MARC
Luis Munoz
Luis Munoz Linked in
2021 Emory University
(Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis)
Scientist, Amgen RISE/MARC
Helia Nasrollahi Sanchez
Helia Sanchez Linked in
2019 UT Health San Antonio
(Microbiology)
Associate Director, Global Program Manager, Takeda RISE
Chau Nguyen - University of Houston
(Chemistry)
- RISE
James Orfila 2018 University of Texas at San Antonio
(Neurobiology)
Instructor, University of Colorado-Ahschutz RISE
Mayra Pedraza
Mayra Pedraza Linked in
2020 University of Georgia
(Chemistry)
Sort Engineer, Intel RISE
Christopher Pena
Christopher Pena Linked in
2015 University of Texas Southwestern
(Cancer Biology)
Managing Director, Professional Content, American Cancer Society RISE
Joe Perales
Joe Perales Linked in
2003 University of California-Irvine
(Organic Chemistry)
Principal Scientist, Cambrex RISE
Manuel Perez - - - -
Valerie Pieris Sexton
Valerie Sexton Linked in
2014 UT Health San Antonio
(Biological Sciences)
Scientific Support Specialist, Horizon Discovery RISE
Maritza Quintero
Maritza Quintero Linked in
2020 UT Health San Antonio
(Integrated Biomedical Sciences)
Medical Writer, 3M MARC
Audrey Rakian
Audrey Rakian Linked in
2017 UT Health San Antonio
(Dentistry)
Assistant Professor, UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry RISE
Rubie Rakian
Rubie Rakian Linked in
2017 UT Health San Antonio
(Dentistry)
- RISE
Ruben Ramirez
Ruben Ramirez work
2000 University of Texas Southwestern
(Cell Regulation)
Assistant Professor of Instruction, University of Texas Dallas MARC
Rosemarie Ramos
Rosemarie Ramos Linked in
2006 University of Pittsburgh
(Public Health)
Senior Public Health Advisor, Wired People Public Health Consulting MARC
Antonio Recio III
Antonio Recio Linked in
2012 University of Kansas
(Chemistry)
R&D Scientific Advisor, Halliburton RISE
Rosario Reyes 2000 University of Oregon
(Biology; JD)
Private law practice MARC
Ulises Ricoy
Ulises Ricoy Linked in
2008 University of Texas at San Antonio
(Neurobiology)
Associate Research Scientist, University of Arizona MARC
Alexander Rivera
Alexander Rivera Linked in
2004 UT Health Science Center San Antonio Medical Scientist RISE
Clarise Rivera-Starr
Clarise Rivera-Starr Linked in
2005 University of Michigan
(Microbiology/Immunology)
Virologist, US Environmental Protection Agency MARC
Angela Rodriguez Boyd
Angela Boyd work
2011 >UT Health Science Center San Antonio
(Integrated Multidisciplinary / Microbiology)
Assistant Professor, UT Health San Antonio MARC
Edward Rodriguez
Edward Rodriguez Linked in
2022 UT Health San Antonio
(Biochemistry)
Technology Licensing Associate, University of Texas at San Antonio RISE/MARC
Elena Rodriguez - - - RISE
Eric Rodriguez
Eric Rodriguez Linked in
2015 University of Iowa
(Medical Chemistry)
Publications Associate, Eli Lilly and Companyt RISE
Marc Rodriguez 2003 University of Texas
(Chemistry)
Lead Chemist, Ethyl Corporation MARC
Kirstie Salinas
Kirstie Salinas Linked in
2019 University of California-Irvine
(Neurobiology)
Postdoc, Salk Institute RISE/MARC
Ismael Seáñez
Ismael Seáñez Linked in
2016 Northwestern University
(Biomedical Engineering)
Assistant Professor, Washington University-St. Louis MARC
Teodoro Segura
Teodoro Segura Linked in
1993 UT Health Science Center San Antonio
(Medicine)
Allergist, Midwest Allergy and Asthma Clinic RISE
Emi Sei
Emi Sei Linked in
2014 University of Texas Southwestern
(Biochemistry)
Principal Research Scientist, MD Anderson Cancer Center RISE/MARC
Edgar Sherman
Edgar Sherman Linked in
2020 Emory University
(Microbiology and Molecular Genetics)
Scientific Reviewer, US Food and Drug Administration RISE
Demetrio Sierra-Mercado
Demetrio Sierra-Mercado Linked in
2010 Ponce School of Medicine-Puerto Rico
(Neurobiology)
Associate Professor, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine MARC
Christopher Sifuentes
Christopher Sifuentes Linked in
2017 University of Michigan-Ann Harbor
(Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology)
Computational Biology Program Manager-Neuroscience, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative MARC
Karla Terrazas
Karla Terrazas Linked in
2019 Stowers Institute for Medical Research
(Developmental Biology)
Freelance Medical Writer RISE
John Thomas 2015 University of California-Los Angeles
(Surface Chemistry)
Process Engineer, Intel RISE
Pamella Tijerina
Pamella Tijerina Linked in
2017 New York University
(Toxicology)
Principal Toxicologist, Medical Device and Pharmaceuticals RISE
Vanessa Torres
Vanessa Torres Linked in
2021- University of Texas Southwestern
(Immunology)
Postdoctoral Scientist, Denali Therapeutics MARC
Lisa Trevino
Lisa Trevino Linked in
2006 University of California-Santa Cruz
(Cell and Molecular Biology)
Vice President of Operations, DHR Health Institute for Research and Development RISE
Simon Trevino
Simon Trevino Linked in
2011 Harvard Medical School
(Biological and Biomedical Sciences)
Principal Scientist, Gensaic MARC
Jessica Trombley
Jessica Trombley Linked in
2024 University of Michigan
(Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology)
- RISE
Ty Troutman
Ty Troutman Linked in
2014 University of Texas Southwestern
(Immunology)
Assistant Professor, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center RISE
Christopher Valdez
Christopher Valdez Linked in
2015 University of Michigan
(Neuroscience)
Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Research Administration, UT Health San Antonio MARC
Jacqueline Velenti Surls
Jacqueline Surls Linked in
2012 Armed Services University
(Immunology)
Science Development Director, Rules-Based Medicine a Q2 Solutions Company RISE
Michael Villanueva 2015 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
(Clinical Health Psychology)
- MARC
Gregory Villareal
Gregory Villareal Linked in
2006 University of California-Los Angeles
(Neurobiology)
- MARC
Jennifer Watts
Jennifer Watts Linked in
2021 Michigan State University
(Physiology)
Postdoc, Nationwide Children's Hospital RISE
Marissa Wechsler
Marissa Wechsler Linked in
2019 University of Texas
(Biomedical Engineering)
Assistant Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio RISE/MARC
Anthony Wells
Anthony Wells Linked in
2010 Virginia Polytechnic Institute
(Clinical Psychology)
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, private practice MARC
Marilyn Wooten
Marilyn Wooten work
2010 University of Texas at San Antonio
(Chemistry)
Assistant Professor of Instruction, University of Texas at San Antonio MARC
Audrey Ynigez-Gutierrez
Audrey Ynigez-Gutierrez Linked in
2021 Vanderbilt University
(Chemistry)
Postdoc, University of Wisconsin-Madison, NRSA Research Fellow RISE/MARC
Daisy Zamora
Daisy Zamora Linked in
2010 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
(Nutritional Epidemiology)
Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine MARC
Debora Zamora Kaliski
Debora Kaliski work
2008 University of Texas at San Antonio
(Neurobiology)
Associate Professor, University of the Incarnate Word MARC