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Team

Mike Criscitiello

Mike Criscitiello

Principle Investigator
mcriscitiello@cvm.tamu.edu

B.S. Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC ( Jenny Ting)

M.S. Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, East Carolina University, Greenville NC (Tom McConnell)

Ph.D. Microbiology and Immunology, University of Miami, Coral Gables FL (Churchill McKinney, retired)

Post-doc University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore MD ( Martin Flajnik)

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Thad Deiss

Thad Deiss

Ph.D. Candidate in Veterinary Pathobiology
tdeiss@cvm.tamu.edu

Studying the immunogenetic plasticity of shark and cow lymphocyte antigen receptors

B.S. Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Jeannine Ott

Jeannine Ott

Ph.D. Candidate in Veterinary Pathobiology
jott@cvm.tamu.edu

Studying somatic hypermutation in shark T cell receptors

B.S. Forestry, University of Georgia, Athens GA

M.S. Biological Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn AL

M.Ed. Science Education, Auburn University, Auburn AL

Jenna Harrison

Jenna Harrison

Undergraduate Researcher
Jenna Harrison

B.S. in Biomedical Sciences

Conducts research on gamma, delta, and beta somatic hypermutation

Minal Jamsandekar

Minal Jamsandekar

Ph.D. student in Biomedical Sciences
minal03@tamu.edu

Studying the evolutionary population genomics of MHC genes in Atlantic herring

M.Sc. Biotechnology - IIT Roorkee, India

B.Sc. Biotechnology - Ruia College, India

Kelly Head

Kelly Head

M.S.student (thesis) in Biomedical Sciences
khead@cvm.tamu.edu

B.S. in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M University (with Spanish certification)
Christian Mitchell

Christian Mitchell

Ph.D. Rotation Student in Biomedical Sciences
christian.d.mitchell17@gmail.com

Brooke Norwood

Brooke Norwood

Master's Student (non-thesis) in Biotechnology (Engineering Dept)
brookenorwood@email.tamu.edu

B. S. in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M University
Rolando Gomez

Rolando Gomez

Master's Student (non-thesis) in Biomedical Sciences
gome9152@tamu.edu

B.S. in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M University
Troy Lobue

Troy Lobue

Non-Thesis Master's Student
troylobue33@tamu.edu

Aldo Arvizu Flores

Aldo Arvizu Flores

Visiting Scholar, Associate Professor, University of Sonora, Mexico
aldoarvizu@gmail.com

Teleost Fish Immune Anatomy, Molecular Biology and Transcriptomics

Bachelor of Engineering (Biotechnology), Instituto Technologico de Sonora

M.S. Biochemistry, Centro de Investigacion en Alimentacion y Desarrollo, Hermosillo, Sonora

Ph.D. Structural Chemistry, Centro de Investigacion en Alimentacion y Desarrollo, Hermosillo, Sonora