UTMB MD-PhD Program Current Students Student Profiles Amanda Nguyen Amanda NguyenYear in Program: GY1Undergrad University: Trinity University Mentor: TBDGraduate Program: TBD Amanda Nguyen Research Interests I am interested in understanding the mechanisms of pathogenesis of infectious diseases to develop methods for their treatment and prevention. Honors and Awards Dean's List, Trinity University (2013-2017) Inducted in ΧΩΛ, the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's honor society (2016) Mach Fellowship in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Trinity University (2016) - Awarded funding for research Outstanding Senior in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Trinity University (2017) Publications None at this time Presentations H. Batory, A. Nguyen, J. Roberts. "The Effect of Modulating Neuronal Membrane Composition on Toxicity of Beta Amyloid." Poster. Trinity University Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2014. San Antonio, Texas. A. Nguyen, K. Cabrera, J. Roberts. "Biochemical Characterization of HDL/LDL-like Particles Secreted by Astrocytes." Poster. American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Undergraduate Research Competition and Experimental Biology Meeting's General Session in Lipid Signaling, 2016. San Diego, California. A. Nguyen, K. Dombrowski. "Sharing is Not Always Caring: HIV and HCV Risk Flow in a Community of Injection Drug Users in rural Puerto Rico." Poster. University of Nebraska Summer Research Symposium, 2016. Lincoln, Nebraska. A. Nguyen, C. Alvarez, J. Roberts. "HDLs and LDLs in the Brain: Characterizing the Lipid Secretome of Astrocytes." Poster. Experimental Biology Meeting's General Session in Lipid Storage and Trafficking, 2017. Chicago, Illinois.