Honda Laboratory

Current Trainees

Madalyn Murphy

Madalyn Murphy

Undergraduate, University of Colorado Boulder, CO
Graduate Experience for Multicultural Students (GEMS) Program

Mady is a rising junior pursuing a B.S. in Chemical and Biological Engineering with a minor in French at the University of Colorado Boulder. At Boulder, she has participated in analytical research on solar flare data, implementing Python code to determine the energy produced by multiple flares as well as the frequency of occurrence. Mady joined the Honda lab in June 2021 through CU AMC's GEMS program and will contribute to projects aimed at understanding Mycobacterium abscessus infection in the context of cystic fibrosis. In her free time, Mady enjoys snowboarding, cooking, and listening to French hip-hop.

 

Anah Lucia Oyler-Castrillo

Anah Lucia Oyler-Castrillo

Undergraduate, University of Colorado Boulder, CO
Graduate Experience for Multicultural Students (GEMS) Program

Ana is a third-year undergraduate student at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is majoring in psychology and neuroscience and completed a minor in philosophy. She spent the 2020-2021 school year taking part in a language learning lab evaluating the effects of hands-on learning on vocabulary memorization in bilingual toddlers. At the start of 2021 she became licensed as a certified nurse aide and began working at Boulder Community Health in the neurology and orthopedics departments. Ana joined the Honda Lab in June of 2021 through CU AMC's GEMS program to study NTM infection in human airway epithelial cells. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, snowboarding, and painting.

 

Former Trainees

2020:

  • Adrian Fifor M.S. Student, Regis University, Denver, CO
  • Zachary Jordan Gaoiran, High School Student, ‘Iolani School, Honolulu, HI
  • Cheny Yang, High School Student, ‘Iolani School, Honolulu, HI
  • Katherine Kan, High School Student, ‘Iolani School, Honolulu, HI

 

2019:

  • Meghan MacLaren, Undergraduate Student, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Sydney Comet, Undergraduate Student, University of Wyoming
  • Kyla Yamashita, Hawaii Pacific Health Summer Student Research Program, Honolulu, HI
  • Ashley Kim, High School Student, ‘Iolani School, Honolulu, HI
  • Jobel Matriz, Undergraduate Student, University of Hawai’i – University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Graduate Experience for Multicultural Students (GEMS) Program Winner, Excellence in Scientific Achievement
    and Travel Award

Jobel Matriz

 

2018:

  • Michelle Kautz, Rocky Vista University (D.O. student rotation); 2nd Place Poster Award, CDC Epidemiology Elective Rotation, NCEZID Branch, 2019
  • Cara Tan, High School Student, ‘Iolani School, Honolulu, HI
  • Brisa Guerra, High School Student, Kapa’a High School, Kauai, HI
  • Schuyler Robinson, M.S. student, BYU Provo, UT

 

Former Lab Members

Bailey HuserLouis D. Baker (2021)

Lab Researcher Technician
University of Wisconsin Madison, B.S Biology

 

Adrian FiforAdrian Fifor (2020-2021)

Trainee, Honda Lab
Regis University, UM.S. Biomedical Sciences
University of Colorado Denver, BS Biology; BA Spanish

 

Bailey HuserBailey Huser (2020-2021)

Laboratory Researcher Technician, Honda Lab
University of Kansas

 

Nicole OberlagNicole Oberlag (2020-2021)

Undergraduate Student, Honda Lab
Harvey Mudd College

 

Grant NortonGrant Norton (2018-2020)

Laboratory Researcher Technician, Honda Lab
University of Denver, BS, Molecular Biology

 

Ravleen VirdiRavleen Virdi (2017-2020)

Laboratory Researcher Technician, Honda Lab 
Bharati Vidyapeeth University India, BS Biology
University of East Anglia UK, MS in Biotechnology
Georgia State University, MS in Biology