2018

In one of the most competitive applicant pools thus far, we have accepted 15 outstanding students to participate in the 2018 ReTOOL Summer Training Program!

 

Take a look at this year’s incredible cohort…

michael noltion
Through the program I hope to obtain more knowledge on prostate cancer while building a strong bond with my fellow cancer researchers

 

-Michael Noltion

Edward Waters College ’20

 
Gustavo Guzman
By participating in the 2018 ReTOOL program, I hope to gain a basis for conducting research in my career, as well as taking the first step towards pursuing a Ph.D.

 

-Gustavo Guzman

Edward Waters College ’20

 

samentha

I hope to advance my knowledge and skills in laboratory research, with a leadership mentality.

 

-Samentha Etienne

Edward Waters College ’19

 

iyosayi

By participating in the ReTOOL program, I hope to expand my knowledge and research skills as an aspiring health care professional.

 

-Iyosayi Urhoghide

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University ’20

 

alyssa

In participating in this program I hope to become more knowledgeable about the grey areas related to cancer Research

 

-Alyssa Gosling

Florida Memorial University ’19

Advanced ReTOOL ’18

 

ifeoma

By participating in the ReTOOL program , I hope to use what I learn to advance my skills and knowledge and apply it to my future endeavors.

 

-Ifeoma Ibe

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University ’20

 

 

Kyle

Participation in the ReTOOL Program afforded me a newfound confidence in my abilities as a researcher and allowed me to effectively collaborate with colleagues.

 

-Kyle Steen

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University ’18

Basic ReTOOL ’16

Advanced ReTOOL ’18

 

karine

I know that being a part of UF’s 2018 ReTOOL program will greatly improve my research techniques, enhance my leadership skills, and increase my research experience in my pursuits of an MD/PhD

 

-Karine David

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University ’19

Advanced ReTOOL ’18

 

 

QWV

The ReTool program will prepare me for my first year of cancer research as a PhD student.

 

-Quiana Wilkerson-Vidal

University of Florida ’05

University of Alabama Huntsville PhD Candidate ’22

Advanced ReTOOL ’18

 

 

James

I hope to reach a higher level of understanding of science for this internship.

 

-James Nathan Menefee

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University ’19

 

 

funmi

I am so excited to be a part of this research opportunity because I am eager to be exposed to different perspectives on health issues permeating our local community.

 

 

-Olufunmilayo ‘Funmi’ Daudu

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University ’20

 

 

samjos

I hope that the UF retool program will help foster the necessary skills and knowledge that I will need as a future healthcare provider. I also hope to enhance my laboratory research skills.

 

 

-Samantha Joseph

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University ’20

 

 

Kay

Every obstacle is an opportunity in disguise. Alongside faith, hard work, and determination, any dream can become a reality

 

 

-Kayanna Jacobs

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University ’19

 

 

bre

Education is the key to success. Striving for your goals is a lifelong commitment to bring forth self actualization. Throughout this summer, I want to learn better methods to aid my community and making it better for minority populations. In addition to this, I want to gain information that will aid in my personal and professional development.

 

 

-Brehanna Jacobs

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University ’19

 

 

asiah

I’m most excited for this rare chance, especially as a freshman, to develop exceptional research skills that will create even greater opportunities for me in the near future.

 

 

-Asiah Cheek

Edward Waters College ’21