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SHARP Students

Amanda Sorenson

Anthropology

Mentor: Dr. Lynn Morrison
Research: Stress and Recovery from the 2018 Kīlauea Eruption

Brooke Enright

Biology

Mentor: Dr. Tracy Wiegner
Research: Staphylococcus and MRSA in Hawaiian coastal waters

Carlos Martinez

Anthropology

Mentor: Dr. Lynn Morrison
Research: Stress and Recovery from the 2018 Kīlauea Eruption

Clayton Eitel

Marine Science

Mentor: Dr. Leng Chee Chang
Research: Screening of Hawaiian medicinal plants and marine algae for anticancer activities using Streptomyces kinase inhibitor assay

Kaiea Vera

Kinesiology

Mentor: Dr. Scott Ferguson
Research: Impact of cell-free hemoglobin on skeletal muscle vascular control

Kaitlin Villafuerte

Biology

Mentor: Dr. Shugeng Cao
Research: Anti-cancer and anti-bacterial agents from microorganisms and herbal medicine

Kit Neikirk

Biology

Mentor: Dr. Ingo Koʻomoa-Lange
Research: Key mechanisms of ion channel signaling in cancer drug resistance and the tumor microenvironment

Sheyanne Mendez

Chemistry

Mentor: Dr. Charles Simmons
Research: X-ray structure determination of medicinal natural product compounds.

Kailee Yoshimura

Biology

Mentor: Dr. Leng Chee Chang
Research: Screening of Hawaiian medicinal plants and marine algae for anticancer activities using Streptomyces kinase inhibitor assay