2016

Among the largest applicant pool the ReTOOL program has ever seen, the following eleven scholars were hand picked to conduct cutting edge research at the University of Florida and its satellite locations.

The ReTOOL program is proud of the 2016 cohort and excited to help them achieve their career goals!

 

The 2016 Basic ReTOOL Cohort

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Jaysha Barnes (BCU) with mentors Dr. Debra Lyon and Dr. Debra Kelly

Jaysha Barnes (BCU) with mentors Dr. Debra Lyon and Dr. Debra Kelly

Jada Brooks (BCU) and mentor Dr. Yousong Din

Jada Brooks (BCU) and mentor Dr. Yousong Din

Davon Valverde (FAMU) with Dr. Debra Lyon, standing in for mentor Dr. Sihem Bihorel

Davon Valverde (FAMU) with Dr. Debra Lyon, standing in for mentor Dr. Sihem Bihorel

Nickyjeanna Aime (FAMU) with mentor Dr. Folakemi Odedina

Nickyjeanna Aime (FAMU) with mentor Dr. Folakemi Odedina

 

 

 

 

2016 Advanced ReTOOL Scholars

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Casandra Walker (FAMU) with mentor Dr. Jane Aldrich

Casandra Walker (FAMU) with mentor Dr. Jane Aldrich

Kyle Steen (FAMU) with mentor Dr. Walter O'Dell

Kyle Steen (FAMU) with mentor Dr. Walter O’Dell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olivia Moline (FAMU Alum) with mentor Dr. Folakemi Odedina

Olivia Moline (FAMU Alum) with mentor Dr. Folakemi Odedina

Xzaviar Solone (BCU) with Dr. Debra Lyon, standing in for mentor Dr. Alexander Ishov

Xzaviar Solone (BCU) with Dr. Debra Lyon, standing in for mentor Dr. Alexander Ishov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Student  Mentor  2017 Status
 Jaysha Barnes  Dr. Debra Lyon Bethune Cookman University Junior
 Jada Brooks  Dr. Yousong Ding  Bethune Cookman University Junior
 Nickyjeanna Aime  Dr. Folakemi Odedina  FAMU Graduate
 Onyekachukwu Ibe  Dr. Nancy Mendenhall  FAMU Sophomore
 Davon Valverde  Dr. Sihem Bihorel  FAMU Junior
Olivia Moline Dr. Folakemi Odedina Masters in Medical Science program at Hamptons University

Advanced ReTOOL Scholars

 Student  Mentor  2017 Status
 Xzavier Solone  Dr. Alexander Ishov  Grad School
 Cassandra Walker  Dr. Jane Aldrich  Grad School
 Kyle Steen  Dr. Walter O’Dell  FAMU Senior
 Allika Williams  Dr. Mary Ellen Young  FAMU Graduate
 Jordan Thompson  Dr. Yehia Daaka  UF College of Medicine