Ambassador Profiles 2016-2017

Kevin Mortazavi

Kevin Mortazavi

President

4th Year, Biology

 

Research- DiPatrizio Lab
SOM Anatomy Lab Assistant
Early Assist Peer Educator
SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
Health Scholar at Riverside Community Hospital
Al-Shifa Free Clinic- Executive Board
Golden Key Honor Society

Mariejo Plaganas

Mariejo Plaganas

Vice President (Project Facilitator and Social Coordinator)

4th Year, Environmental Sciences

 

Soil Biogeochemistry Research- Ying Lab
University Honors Program
Student Conduct and Academic Integrity Program

 

 

Matt Jason Llamas

Matt Jason Llamas

Vice President (Tour Ambassador)

4th Year, Neuroscience

 

Research- Monica J. Carson Lab
University Honors Program; Discussion Leader
Tutor at the UCR Academic Resource Center
Riverside Free Clinic- Fundraising Committee
HPAC Medicine Peer Mentor
Loma Linda University Medical Center, Medical Scribe
Highlander Orientation Leader

Audrey Lim

Audrey Lim

Vice President (Communications and Event Assistant)

4th Year, Neuroscience

 

Teaching Research- Stephanie Dingwall
SISTERS
Sakura-bu
R'Pantry Student Staff
Conversation Partner Program
Mission Hospital Volunteer

 

Aaron Lai

Aaron Lai

Vice President (Visual Media & Web Development)

4th Year, Environmental Sciences

 

Toxicology Research- Eastmond Lab
University Honors
Tutor/SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
Highlander Newspaper Staff Photographer
Riverside Free Clinic- Social Services Officer

Joselyn Soto

Joselyn Soto

5th year, CMDB

 

Research Assistant
NIH MARC Trainee
SI Leader (Math/Bio) at the UCR Academic Resource Center
UCR FastStart

Abigail Burr

Abigail Burr

4th Year, Microbiology

 

HPAC Peer Mentor
Kindling Intellectual Development (KID)Training & Retention Officer
Transfer Student Association- Historian
Mini-Medical School, Diabete Project Member
Tau Sigma

Adam Green

Adam Green

4th Year, Physics

 

Particle Physics Research- Tanedo Lab
Officer/Mentorship Program Coordinator at the Society of Physics
SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
University Honors
Tau Sigma National Honor Society
UCR Highlander Band

Alyssa Rodriguez

Alyssa Rodriguez

4th Year, Biochemistry 

 

SI Leader (Physics) at the UCR Academic Resource Center
EXROP Fellow
CAMP Summer Research
Dynamic Genome Scholar
The Well Christian Club Co-President

Amanda Schaaf

Amanda Schaaf

4th Year, Biology

 

Biochemistry Research- Perry Lab
University Honors
SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
HPAC Peer Mentor
Kindling Intellectual Development (KID) Training & Retention Officer
Hope Hospice Volunteer
RISE Summer Research Program (2014) 

Andrew Munoz

Andrew Munoz

4th Year, Biology

 

SI Leader/Mentor at the UCR Academic Resource Center
Kaiser Permanente Apothecary Circle Pharmacy Intern
UCR Advancement Ambassador
Organic Chemistry Research- Cutler Lab
Future P.I.L.L.S- President
RISE summer research program

Anthony Gobran

Anthony Gobran

4th Year, Biology

 

Research-Tiwari-Woodruff Lab
SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
Health Scholars Program
Healthy Hearts Community Service Club
UCR Coptic Club
Dean's Academic Distinction Award
HPAC Peer Mentor

Asher Lin

Asher Lin

4th Year, CMDB

 

Gamma Beta Phi

Dariana Chow

Dariana Chow

4th Year, Biology, Minor in Education

 

MARC U* Trainee
SISTERS Co-Coordinator
Research- Saltzman Lab

Duane Kim

Duane Kim

4th Year, Biology

 

Entomology Research- Quinn McFrederick Lab
SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
STEM Pathways Program Peer Mentor
Phi Delta Epsilon- Inter-organizational Representative
Riverside Free Clinic- Intake Committee
Loma Linda Emergency Dept. Volunteer/Trainer
Vice-Chair at the Transfer & Non-Traditional Student Committee

Kristen Borg

Kristen Borg

4th Year, Biochemistry

 

Metabolomics Research- Dehesh Lab
Transfer Student Association member
STEM Connections Program
Tau Sigma Honor Society- Operations & Membership Director
American Red Cross Volunteer

Lucas Chen

Lucas Chen

4th Year, CMDB

 

Chemistry Research- Zhang Lab
SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
Change In Scientific Importance For Youth (SIFY)
Future Dentist Club
Riverside Free Clinic volunteer

Phoebe Nye

Phoebe Nye

4th Year, Biochemistry

 

University Honors
Research- Dr. Hooley Lab
Tutor at UCR Academic Resource Center
Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Peter Stokes

Peter Stokes

4th Year, Plant Biology

 

Research apprentice at Sachs Lab

Allen Le

Allen Le

3rd Year, Biology

 

Summer Research 2015- Litt Lab
Riverside Free Clinic- Clinic Monitor, Executive Board
Mini-Medical School- Director of Training, Project Leader
Early Assist Peer Educator & IAW Lab Leader at the UCR ARC
Medical Scholars Program- Adopt-A-Street Coordinator
Kindling Intellectual Development- iDiscover Camp Counselor
Riverside County Medical Regional Center, Clinical Volunteer

Amanda Tedesco

Amanda Tedesco

3rd Year, Neuroscience

 

Chronic Wound Research- Martins-Green Lab
Chancellor's Research Fellow
Health Scholar at Riverside Community Hospital-
NICU Department Coordinator
Riverside Free Clinic- Fundraising Committee
UCR Advancement Ambassador
Mini-Medical School

An-Phong Nguyen

An-Phong Nguyen

3rd Year, Biology

 

SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
Undergraduate Research

Amulya Kunduru

Amulya Kunduru

3rd Year, Biology

 

Gamma Beta Phi National Honor Society member
University Honors Program

Brianna Chew

Brianna Chew

3rd Year, Mathematics, Minor in Business

 

Peer Education UCR Academic Resource Center
University Honors
Co-Founder/President of UCR Women's Water Polo Club
UCR Advancement Ambassador
Lead Photographer at University Honors
Highlander Newspaper- Staff Photographer

Christine Khachaturova

Christine Khachaturova

3rd Year, Neuroscience

 

Research- Fiacco Lab
University Honors Program
SISTERS Co-Director

Erick Dayrit

Erick Dayrit

3rd Year, Neuroscience

 

Not So Sharp Acapella
Biology 005A Course Learning Assistant

Georgette Sabbah

Georgette Sabbah

3rd Year, Chemistry

 

Research- Julian Lab
UC Regent Scholar
SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
Redlands Community Hospital Adult Volunteer
National Society of Leadership and Success

Isaac Ngo

Isaac Ngo

3rd Year, Neuroscience

 

Cognitive Neuroscience Research- CALLA Lab
Riverside Health Connect- Director of Resources
SI Leader/Mentor at the UCR Academic Resource Center
Riverside Free Clinic- Diabetes Committee
Health Scholar at Riverside Community Hospital-Records Coordinator

Jessica Monishi

Jessica Monishi

3rd Year, Biology

 

Botany and Plant Sciences Research- Cutler Lab
University Honors
Riverside Free Clinic- NeedyMeds Officer
Indian Student Association- Secretary
Mini-Medical School
Health Scholar at Kaiser Permanente Riverside
Flying Samaritans member

Julia Ho

Julia Ho

3rd Year, Biochemistry

 

Student Alumni Association- Director of Career Conferences
Health Scholar at Riverside Community Hospital
Riverside Free Clinic- Pharmacy volunteer

Kishen Bera

Kishen Bera

3rd Year, Biology

 

Emotion Regulation Research- Elizabeth Davis Lab
Literacy Initiative Volunteer
Loma Linda Hospital Volunteer
Phi Delta Epsilon
Mini-Medical School
UCR High School Medical School Forum Founder/Organizer
Intramural Basketball

Kollan Doan

Kollan Doan

3rd Year, CMDB

 

Research- Maduro Lab
Change In Scientific Importance For Youth (SIFY)- President
Undergraduate Research Journal- Associate Editor-In-Chief

Luis Delgado

Luis Delgado

3rd Year, Neuroscience

 

Research- Wessler Lab
USDA ARS Intern- Rowland Lab (Genetic Modification of Fruits and Vegetables)
American Medical Student Association- Fundraising Chair
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Dynamic Genome Scholar
Health Scholar at Riverside Community Hospital
Phi Delta Epsilon 

Magdalena Dimitrova

Magdalena Dimitrova

3rd Year, Biochemistry

 

Research- Loma Linda University Medical Center, Anesthesiology Dept.
Alpha Chi Omega- Assistant Intellectual Development Chair

Norint Tung

Norint Tung

3rd Year, Chemistry

 

Organic Chemistry Research- Morton Lab
Tutor at the UCR Academic Resource Center
Future P.I.L.L.S- Vice President
HPAC Peer Mentor
Kindling Intellectual Development member
RCRMC Hospital Volunteer
SNPhA member
Chemistry Club member

Ryan Kim

Ryan Kim

3rd Year, Biology

 

Psychology Research- Rosenbaum Lab
HPAC Peer Mentor
SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
Kindling Intellectual Development member
APSP Peer Mentor
Health Scholar at Riverside Community Hospital

Phong Au-Hong

Phong Au-Hong

3rd Year, Entomology, Minor in German

 

CNAS Scholar Peer Mentor
SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
UCR Chancellor Research Fellow
San Bernardino Free Clinic, Research Associate
Riverside Free Clinic- Social Service Committee
DAAD German RISE Alumni

Sabby Singh

Sabby Singh

3rd Year, CMDB

 

Research- Tiwari-Woodruff Lab
Health Scholar at Riverside Community Hospital
Indian Student Association (ISA)- President
International Peer Advisor (IPA)- Coordinator
BPSHI- Lead Liaison
Dynamic Genome Outreach Group
Global Medical Brigades

Sabrina Sedano

Sabrina Sedano

3rd Year, Chemistry

 

SISTERS Co-Coordinator
Research- Zhong Lab
AVID Tutor
Advancement Ambassador
PERSIST Mentor

Samantha Byers

Samantha Byers

3rd Year, Biochemistry

 

Research- Hooley Lab
Gamma Beta Phi
SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center

Samantha Quon

Samantha Quon

3rd Year, Neuroscience

 

Lab Assistant- Monica J. Carson Lab
SISTERS Co-Coordinator
Healthy Hearts- President
SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
University Honors
Advancement Ambassador

Sarah Fraz

Sarah Fraz

3rd Year, Biology

 

SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
Phi Delta Epsilon- Recruitment Chair
Literacy Initiative- Social Chair
BPSHi Free Health Clinic- Co-President
AAUS Woman of Color Research - Codeveloper
Health Scholar at Riverside Community Hospital
Highlander Orientation- Common Ground Facilitator

Urja Merchant

Urja Merchant

3rd Year, Neuroscience

 

Biomedical Science Research- Tiwari-Woodruff Lab
Certified Nurse Assistant
University Honors
Delta SIFY- Vice President
Flying Samaritans
National Society of Collegiate Scholars- Secretary/Star Status Coordinator
Science Olympiad Coach

Vanessa Cheng

Vanessa Cheng

3rd Year, Biology

 

Biochemistry Research- Perry Lab
University Honors
SI Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
Delta SIFY member

Victoria Dinh

Victoria Dinh

3rd Year, Biology

 

Undergraduate Research- DiPatrizio Lab
RISE Summer Scholar- Dynamic Genome
Health Scholar at the Riverside Community Hospital
Early Assist Peer Educator
R'Pantry Volunteer
Literacy Initiative Volunteer
Highlander Orientation Leader
First Year Mentor Program

Christian Udealor

Christian Udealor

2nd Year, Biochemistry

 

Psychology Research- OBSERVE Lab
UCR FastStart Program

Dina Saba

Dina Saba

2nd Year, Biology

 

Audeamus Multidisciplinary National Honors Journal- Editor
Intermediate Algebra Workshop Leader at the UCR Academic Resource Center
Health Scholar at the Riverside Community Hospital
University Honors
Coptic Club

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