Meet Our Scholars

Current Scholars


Jose A

Jose Aguirre

Class Standing: Sophomore
Major: Biological Sciences
Minor: Business
Hometown: Atwater, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2024
Mentor: TBD
Mentor Department: TBD
Research Interests: Microbiology, bacteriophage

 

 


Julien A

Julien Alfaro

Class Standing: Junior
Major: Physics
Minor: Music
Hometown: Hughson, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2022
Mentor: Dr. Wing To
Mentor Department: Physics
Research Interests: Particle physics, dark matter


James G.

James Green

Class Standing: Junior
Major: Biological Sciences
Hometown: Hickman, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2021
Mentor: Dr. James Youngblom
Mentor Department: Biological Sciences
Research Interests: Cellular regeneration, prosthesis advancement, biomedical engineering, CRISPR, ecology, wildlife biology, entomology, physiology, anatomy, physics, nuclear chemistry

 


Isaac L.

Isaac Lopez

Class Standing: Junior
Major: Psychology
Minor: Child Development
Hometown: Delano, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2022
Mentor: Ms. Deborah Forester
Mentor Department: Psychology
Research Interests: Neuropsychology, Experimental Psychology, The brain
 


Marlen L.Marlen Martinez-Lopez
 

Class Standing: Junior
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Madera, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2021
Mentor: Dr. Dae Hee Kim
Mentor Department: Computer Science
Research Interests: Big data analysis and virtual reality

 


Claudia M.

Claudia Mendoza Chavez

Class Standing: Junior
Major: Anthropology
Minor: Environmental and Resource Studies
Hometown: Turlock, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2022
Mentor: Dr. Ryan Logan
Mentor Department: Anthropology
Research Interests: Environmental impact on low-income immigrants, environmental racism, and other immigration studies
 


Georgina O.

Georgina Orozco

Class Standing: Junior
Major: Kinesiology
Minor: Psychology
Hometown: Modesto, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2022
Mentor: Dr. Arya Alami
Mentor Department: Kinesiology
Research Interests: Motor learning/development topics, motor learning techniques that can be beneficial for those adults over the age of 65, and learning about bone health


Lauren P.

Lauren Previtali

Class Standing: Junior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Stockton, CA
Graduation Term: Fall 2021
Mentor: Dr. Victor Luevano
Mentor Department: Psychology
Research Interests: Using the biopsychosocial perspective to explore LGBTQ+ community-related topics

 


Adriana S

Adriana Santos

Class Standing: Junior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Stockton, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2022
Mentor: Dr. Garrick Garcia 
Mentor Department: Psychology
Research Interests: Anxiety levels, ethnicity, COVID-19, and racism
 

 


Noreen S.

Noreen Singh

Class Standing: Junior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2022
Mentor: Dr. Grace Paradis
Mentor Department: Child Development
Research Interests: Psychology, mental health/well-being, child development, children’s mental health, psychological counseling
 

 


Tripti S

Tripti Singh

Class Standing: Junior
Major: Chemistry
Hometown: Lathrop, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2022
Mentor: Dr. Amanpreet Manchanda
Mentor Department: Chemistry
Research Interests: Pharmaceutical science

 

 

 


Danny T

Danny Tovar Franco

Class Standing: Junior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Inglewood, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2022
Mentor: Ms. Deborah Forester
Mentor Department: Psychology
Research Interests: Child development, technology and its effects on a developing mind, use of technology with children suffering from mental disorders, new methods of increasing mental development at a young age


Guadalupe V.

Guadalupe Villanueva

Class Standing: Junior
Major: Kinesiology
Minor: Psychology
Hometown: Hughson, CA
Graduation Term: Spring 2022
Mentor: Dr. Wura Jacobs
Mentor Department: Kinesiology
Research Interests: Examine whether and to what extent overweight/obese adolescents engage in other health-risking behaviors