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Research Assistants

Department of Life, Earth and Environmental Sceience
Research Assistants

Tingwei Adeck

Current program: Bachelor of Science in Biology
Research topic(s): Tryptophan hydroxylase 1 expression in daytime food restricted mice.
Advisor: Dr. Stephen Karaganis
Email: tadeck1@buffs.wtamu.edu

Kimberly Baker

Kimberly Baker

Current program: Master of Science in Environmental Sceience
Research topic(s): ·Circadian regulation of gastrointestinal motility and enteric serotonin biosynthesis in mice.
Advisor(s):Dr. Stephen Karaganis
Email: kjbaker3@buffs.wtamu.edu

Kimberly Cory

Kimberly Cory

Current program: Master of Science in Biology
Research topic(s): Laboratory measurements of immersion freezing abilities of non-proteinaceous and proteinaceous biological particulate proxies
Advisor: Dr. Naruki Hiranuma
Email: kmcory1@buffs.wtamu.edu

Yidi HouYidi Hou

Current program: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
Research topic(s): Investigating physicochemical properties of urban and rural ice-nucleating particles across the latitude
Advisor: Dr. Naruki Hiranuma

Cheyanne Rodriguez

Current program: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
Research topic(s): Implications of Precipitation Particle Properties for Improved Understanding of Ice-Nucleating Particles in West Texas
Advisor: Dr. Naruki Hiranuma

Zechariah Saavedra

Zechariah Saavedra

Current program: Master of Science in Biology
Research topic(s): Biodiversity inventory of the Arachnida of the Yoakum Dunes Wildlife Management Area
Advisor: Dr. David Sissom
Email: zjsaavedra1@buffs.wtamu.edu

Craig Whiteside

Craig Whiteside

Current program: Master of Science in Environmental Sceience
Research topic(s): Immersion freezing of coal combustion ash particles from the Texas Panhandle
Advisor: Dr. Naruki Hiranuma
Email: clwhiteside1@buffs.wtamu.edu