Members

Become a member of our team!

We welcome postdocs, graduate students, undergraduate students, volunteers, and more! 

 

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Present group members pictured: top row, left to right: Samantha Valentino, Dr. Jessica P. Houston, Aric Bitton, Dr. Jesus Sambrano Jr; second row: Cameron Selna, Mustafa Muhyi, Brandon Darrow, Diego Marquez; bottom row: Brenda Esparza, Cooper Le-Doux
(Photograph taken December, 2020)

 

Jessica P. Houston, Ph.D, Principal Investigator, NMSU Cytometry and Biophotonics Lab
  Professor, Chemical & Materials Engineering, New Mexico State University
Treasurer (2019-2023), The International Society for the Advancement of Cytometry
Scholar (2015-2019), The International Society for the Advancement of Cytometry
Associate Editor, Cytometry Part A
Faculty Fulbright Scholar, Saitama University, Saitama-shi, Japan (2018-2019)
Google Scholar Page
 

Postdoctoral Fellows

 

Jesus (Jesse) Sambrano Jr., Ph.D.

 

Graduate Students


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Aric Bitton, M.S. Graduate Student

 

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Samantha Valentino, M.S. Graduate Student

  

Undergraduate Students

 

Andy Martinez 

Brenda Esparza

Aimee Burton

Dat Le Quoc Doi

 

 

                                                     

Former Personnel and Group Archive Pictures
 
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Spring 2018
Spring 2016
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Fall 2015
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Fall 2012
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Fall 2009 and Spring 2010
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Past Members of the Houston Laboratory

  • David Moreno – Undergraduate AMP Research Assistant (Fall 09)
  • Trevor Jones – Post Bacc Research Assistant (Fall 09-Spring 2010)
  • Joel Crockett – Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summer 2010)
  • Rodrigo Martin-Duran – Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summer 2010)
  • Marie Fulmer – Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summer 2010)
  • Austin Chavez – Undergraduate AMP Research Assistant (Fall 2010)
  • Stephanie Franco – Undergraduate Research Volunteer (Spring 2011)
  • Julie Denning – Undergraduate Research Volunteer (Spring 2011)
  • Joelle Masangya – Undergraduate Research Volunteer (Fall 2011)
  • Diana Torres Olague – Undergraduate Research Volunteer (Fall 2011)
  • Samantha Drake – Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summer – Fall 2011)
  • Guillermo Acosta, Ph.D. – Postdoctoral Fellow (Aug 2011 – Aug 2012)
  • Jason Martinez – Undergraduate Research Assistant (REU) (Summer 2012)
  • Alexandra Arteaga, M.S. – Graduate Student (awarded Fall 2012)
  • Angelique Whimbley – Undergraduate Research Technician (Summer-Fall 2012)
  • Frederick Crawford, M.S. – Graduate. Student (awarded Summer 2013)
  • Eshan Dahal – Undergraduate Research Assistant (Spring 2012-Summer 2013)
  • Varayini Pankayatselvan – Undergraduate Research Assistant (2012-2014)
  • Jessica Aughenbaugh – Undergraduate Research Assistant (NMSU BRAiN 2012-2014)
  • Jennifer Paul – Undergraduate Research Volunteer (Spring 2014)
  • Diego Gomez – Undergraduate Research Assistant Fall (Fall 2013-Summer 2014)
  • Patrick Jenkins, M.S. – Graduate Student (awarded May 2012) and Research Associate (2013-2016)
  • Ruofan Cao, Ph.D. – Graduate Student (awarded May 2015)
  • Zhihua Yang, M.S. – Graduate Student (awarded May 2016)
  • Kaylin Beeman – M.S. Graduate Student (awarded Summer 2016)
  • Benjamin Rutherford – Undergraduate Research Assistant  (NMSU BRIDGES, Summer 2016)
  • Cassandra Walters – Undergraduate Research Assistant  (USDA IFSEEN Project, Summer 2016)
  • Chase Delventhal – Undergraduate Research Assistant  (USDA IFSEEN Project, Summer 2016)
  • Wenyan Li, Ph.D. – Graduate Student (awarded Fall 2016)
  • Rodrigo Rosalez – Undergraduate Research Assistant (Credit hours, Fall 2016)
  • Courtney Alston – Undergraduate Research Assistant (USDA IFSEEN Project, Fall 2016, Spring 2017)
  • David Rodriguez – Undergraduate Research Assistant (USDA IFSEEN and NMSU HHMI, mentored by Dr. Kevin Houston, 2017-2019)
  • Scott Walls – Undergraduate Research Assistant (USDA IFSEEN, Summer 2017)
  • Matthew Mena – Undergraduate Research Assistant (NMSU MARC, Fall 2016 – May 2018)
  • David Stoltzfus – Undergraduate Research Assistant (Spring 2018)
  • Faisal Alturkistany, -Ph.D. Graduate Student (awarded May 2018)
  • Kapil Nichani – M.S. Graduate Student (awarded May 2018)
  • Jianzhi Li – M.S. Graduate Student (awarded July 2018)
  • Jesus Sambrano Jr. Ph.D. -Graduate Student (awarded July 2018)
  • Sidney Aguilera – Undergraduate Research Assistant (Credit Hours, Spring 2019)
  • Ana Natera – Undergraduate Research Assistant (Credit Hours, Spring 2019)
  • Felicia Rodriguez – Undergraduate Research Assistant (NMSU BRAiN, Spring 2019)
  • Brandon Darrow -- Undergraduate Research Assistant (NMSU AMP, Spring 2021)
  • Mustafa Muhyi -- Undergraduate Research Volunteer (Spring 2021)