alumni

Three cohorts of UMES students have completed the MCBGAP program. Check back in 2017 for updates about students from UMES, XULA, and FAMU.

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HBCU students on a field trip to UCSF in 2016
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HBCU students (and an HBCU alumna and current UC Davis grad
student) at the Donner Pass overlook on a field trip to the Sierras
in June 2015....
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...and in June 2014.

2016 cohort

  • Albert Owusu Ansah will enter the NIH postbacc IRTA program in preparation for applying to PhD programs for 2018 admission.
  • Rasheed Sule will enter the doctoral program in Biochemistry, Molecular, Cell, and Development Biology at UC Davis in fall 2017
  • Maryanne Odinakachukwu returned to UC Davis for a second summer of research, will graduate from UMES in December 2016, and is considering her options for advanced study.

2015 cohort

  • Aleaya Bowie graduated from UMES in May 2016, attended a prev-veterinary postbacc program at UC Davis in July 2016, and is applying for DVM degree programs.
  • Mariah Dennis graduated from UMES in May 2016 and is considering her postgraduate options.
  • Haneef Muhammad attends medical school at Saba University.
  • Maryanne Odinakachukwu returned to UC Davis for a second summer of research, will graduate from UMES in December 2016, and is considering her options for advanced study.
  • Abena Okyere graduated from UMES in May 2016 and has applied to PA programs.

2014 cohort

  • Deirdre Johnson graduated from UMES.
  • Christina Moon graduated from UMES and is seeking a position as a laboratory technician while she applies for graduate study.
  • Tina Ndam graduated from UMES and entered PREP at the University of Missouri. She plans to apply for doctoral study for fall 2017 admission.
  • Kyneisha Watson graduated from UMES.
  • Stephanie Yeboah was admitted to a Master's of Public Health program at George Washington University.
  • Susana Yeboah entered pharmacy school at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

"I am very thankful for the opportunity to visit University of California Davis and will never forget my experiences there. I will continue to remain in contact with you all and thank you all so much for all of your help with my research, future, and personal development. I am ever so grateful!"
- UMES student

photo credits: left -- Horseshoe Cove, courtesy of James E. K. Hildreth; top: James Hildreth, former Dean of the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences, and Howard University undergrads on a spring break trip to Bodega Marine Laboratory.