Brenda Cádiz Rivera
General Biology
Program


Ronald McNair Program
Scholars Program  

 


My experience in McNair

I felt in love with the Program since I found out their offerings, for the moment I knew they would help me out through the process of applying to a graduate program.  Today I can guarantee it is a great choice because it has  helped me achieve a greater knowledge and also they have been my support during all the application processes I have been involved in. 


Resume

 

Education

 


University of Puerto Rico at Humacao                                                    

Bachelor’s degree in Science mayor in General Biology

Expected graduation date June 2006


Honors and Awards

 


Mc Nair Scholar 2004-

Outstanding Achievement Award 2004


Research experiences

 


Semester 2005

Semester 2004 Cobana negra (Stahlia monosperma)

Summer 2004 RNA Nonsense Mediated Decay using E.coli


Special skills

 


Fluent in Spanish and English

Computer literacy (MS Excel and Power Point)

Analytical Skills and Infrared analysis

Techniques: RNA Isolation, transference to nylon membrane, transformation temperature sensitive yeast stain, time points, -URA media, among others.

 

 

RONALD MCNAIR PROGRAM - UPR HUMACAO