E d u c a t i o n

Undergraduate Degrees: 

         Texas A&M University, College Station

        Double Degree Plan:
        Psychology B.S.
        Biochemistry B.S.

        Overall GPA: 3.977 with 152 cumulative hours

        Expected Graduation Date:  May 2004

MCAT Score:  32  (Verbal: 10, Biological Sciences: 10, Physical Sciences: 12, Writing: R)

Research Projects:

       Fall 2003 - Spring 2004
        Texas A&M University
        Department of Psychology - Behavioral Neuroscience
        Dr. Jack R. Nation's Neurotoxicology Lab
        Undergraduate Research Fellow
        - Effects of Manganese Exposure on Cocaine Sensitivity and Classical Conditioning

        Summer 2002  - Fall 2003
        US Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS)
        Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center (SPARC)
        Crop Germplasm Research
        Dr. John Yu's Cotton Molecular Genetics Lab
        Student Technician
        - Cotton Genomics and Germplasm Evaluation using Microsatellite Markers

Awards and Scholarships:

        Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, 2002-2003        

        Texas A&M University Academic Excellence Award, 2003-2004

        College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Scholarship, 2003-2004

        Undergraduate Research Fellowship, 2003-2004

        Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics Scholarship, 2002-2003

        College of Liberal Arts – Dean’s List All Semesters, Fall 1999-Spring 2003

        National Residence Hall Honorary Bronze Pin Award (2003)

        Assisting Texas A&M Hart Residence Hall on Winning the Most Outstanding Hall of the Year (2002-2003) as President