LEARN Alumni Success Stories


Gisselle Pombar




Major:
Chemistry

Hometown:

Research Topic:
Synthesis and Properties of Titanium MOF's with π-Donor Containing Linkers

Research Mentor:
Dr. Fernando Uribe-Romo

Significant Endeavors:

  • F-LEARN Cohort 2014-2015
  • FURC Conference Presenter (2018)
  • ACS National Conference Abstract Accepted (2016)
  • Graduated May 2019 with a fully funded Ph.D program at Princeton waiting for her
  • F-LEARN Peer Mentor 2016-2017

Sara Nicole Young




Major:
Computer Science

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, FL

Research Topic:
Facebook Friend Recommendations and Social Network Graphs

Research Mentor:
Dr. Mainak Chatterjee

Significant Endeavors:

  • F-LEARN Cohort 2015-2016
  • Currently Employed at Microsoft (2 time intern as well)
  • Recipient of the FGSLAMP Scholarship for research, presented research at the ODI Scholars Banquet
  • Hololens Application Developer beginning Fall 2019.
  • F-LEARN Peer Mentor for the 2018-2019 Cohort.

Roberto Francisco Cordero




Major:
Double Major in Biomedical Sciences and French w/ a minor in Medical Anthropology

Hometown:
Sebastian, FL

Research Topic:
Examining the Efficacy of French Asylum Policies and Refugee Integration Effects

Research Mentor:
Dr. Charlotte Trinquet du Lys

Significant Endeavors:

  • F-LEARN Cohort 2012-2013
  • Getting accepted into medical school (WCUCOM Class of 2023)
  • Vice-President of MEDLIFE 2014-2015
  • Publishing a thesis within the Honors in the Major (HIM) program through the Burnett Honors College (8/2017)
  • F-LEARN Peer Mentor 2016-2017

Gillian Gomer




Major:
Biology (Plant Science Track) w/ minors in Computer Science and Physics

Hometown:
St. Cloud. FL

Research Topic:
Small Particle Interactions in Microgravity

Research Mentor:
Dr. Adrienne Dove

Significant Endeavors:

  • T-LEARN Cohort 2016-2017
  • T-LEARN Peer Mentor 2018-2019
  • Received Judge's Choice Award at SURE 2019
  • Summer research experience at Princeton University in Molecular Biology with Dr. Jonikas
  • Presented research at SACNAS and ABRCMS 2019