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Name:
 
Maricelly Santiago Ortiz
 
 
Hometown:
 
Cayey, PR
 
 
Degree(s):

 
B.S. Biology / Industrial Microbiology
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
 
 
Honors & Awards:




 
Minority Fellows Program, Biotechnology Institute, Atlanta, GA (May 2009)

Travel Award, FASEB Leadership Development and Grant Writing Seminar Program, Virginia Beach, VA (August 2009)

Certified Microbiologist
 

 
Entered PhD program:
 
2008
 
 
Year(s) in RISE Program:
 
3

 
 
Mentors:


 
Dr. Richard Noel (RISE)
Dr. Jaime Matta (research lab mentor)
Perla Baez (student mentor)
 
 
Research interests: Cancer biology of breast cancer in Puerto Rican women (translational research).  

 

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