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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

Immunogenetic plasticity of shark lymphocyte antigen receptors

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

Bre Breaux

Bre Breaux

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

Amazonian and West Indian Manatee Immunogenetics

B.S. Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station TX

Jeannine Ott

Jeannine Ott

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

Somatic hypermutation in shark T cell receptors, shrimp genomics, bioinformatics

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

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

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

Katie Brock

Katie Brock

Undergraduate Researcher
Katie Brock (katie.alison.brock@gmail.com)

Katie Cerami

Non-thesis Master's student
kcerami@tamu.edu

M.S. Student in Biomedical Sciences/Veterinary Pathobiology

Rebecca Daniel

Rebecca Daniel

Directed Studies
Rebecca Daniel (becca-ann1@tamu.edu)

Shark fluorescent in situ hybridization of AID/ RAG /T cell receptors

Currently working towards BS at Texas A&M University

Jenna Harrison

Jenna Harrison

Undergraduate Researcher
Jenna Harrison

Earning a undergraduate degree in BIMS (Graduating May 2018)

Interested in undergraduate research

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

Ana Paola López Reyes Guerrero

Ana Paola López Reyes Guerrero

Visiting scholar from University of Sonora, Mexico

Tatiana Maia

Tatiana Maia de Oliveira

Visiting scholar from Federal University of Pará, Brazil

Ph.D: Genetics and Molecular Biology, Federal University of Pará (UFPA), Brazil, Toll-like receptor in manatees

M.S. in Biotechnology, Federal University of Sergipe (UFS), Brazil

Professional M.S. in Sustainable use natural resources in Tropical Regions from Vale Institute of Technology Sustainable Development, ITVDS, Brazil

B.S. Biology, University Tiradentes, Sergipe, Brazil

Connelly Sears

Undergraduate Researcher

Madeleine Pohlmann

Madeleine Pohlmann

Undergraduate Researcher

Currently pursuing a BS in Biomedical Sciences and a certificate in Biomedical Research and Development (graduating May 2018)