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Nicholas McGlashen

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Nicholas McGlashen
Operations Associate
Nicholas is a transfer student at Colorado State University majoring in biochemistry. He previously attended Marion Military Institute in Alabama as a West Point Preparatory cadet. Nicholas has interests in medicine and plans on applying to medical school in the near future. He enjoys reading, running, and watching classic films.

 

Nikunj Sharma

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Nikunj Sharma
Affiliate Editor
Nikunj is from India and is interested in microbial ecology and marine science. He loves martial arts, and his career goal includes continuing on to study ninja science. Currently he has been working on algae lipids as potential source of biodiesel and food applications.

 

Poppie Gullett

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Poppie Gullett
Associate Editor
Poppie is from Golden, CO and enjoys art, history, languages, travel and music. Poppie is double majoring in History and Spanish and hopes to study abroad in Spain in the future. Eventually she would like to work in the field of history, either with the National Parks Service or as a curator. Poppie is a second year student at CSU and hopes to make the very most of her time by getting involved at JUR and all across campus!

 

Quintn Parker

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Quintn Parker
Operations Associate

Quintn hails from Bailey, Colorado. He likes reading, writing, and graphic design. He is studying English at Colorado State University. 

 

Renato Santos

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Renato Santos
Affiliate Editor
Renato A. Corrêa dos Santos studies Biological Sciences at the São Paulo State University in Rio Claro, Brazil. His research experiences are in the fields of Bioinformatics (Genomics, Transcriptomics and Metagenomics) and Phytopathology, especially fungal infection of sugarcane.

 

Steve Poling

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Steve Poling
Operations Associate
Steve is a fourth year Graphic Design student at CSU.  Art and music are a huge part of his life and he tries to keep the two closely intertwined.  Steve prefers to spend his spare time outdoors in the mountains, be it cycling, rock climbing, skateboarding, hiking, snowboarding, or anything in between.  After College, Steve hopes to use his art and design background to get involved with the music industry or try his hand at traveling outside of the United States.

 

Thomas Luckie

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Thomas Luckie
Associate Editor

Thomas is interested in structural geology and geophysics and hopes to continue his education with a Master’s degree and—hopefully, some day—a Doctorate. Currently Thomas is working with Dr. Jamie Kirkpatrick to model and numerically analyze fault rock from the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, as well as with Dr. Bill Sanford to study the shear strength of soil in an area of Arapaho National Forest that has been extensively devastated by pine beetles. When Thomas finds himself with spare time he enjoys hiking and exploring Northern Colorado, cooking and baking, or just sitting down to enjoy a great book.

 

Tommaso Portaluri

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Tommaso Portaluri
Affiliate Editor
Tommaso is an honors student at the Collegio Carlo Alberto (Turin) and undergraduate student in Economics and Statistics at the University of Turin. His scientific interests include mathematics, economics, and philosophy. He has a deep interest in academic writing and research work. His recent studies focus on the field of complexity; he strongly believes in the constructiveness of an interdisciplinary approach. In 2011, he was awarded as “Alfiere della Repubblica” for excellence in high school studies by the president of the Italian Republic. http://goo.gl/Vjmz1G.

 

Andreea Silaghi

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Andreea Silaghi
Affiliate Editor
Andreea has an interdisciplinary background in humanities (with a strong focus on foreign languages, editing, and writing), public health, research design, and data analysis in social sciences. Currently she is enrolled in her second year of studies in Public Health, and is an intern for the Center for Health Policy in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She is pursuing her bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously in order to become a future researcher, and she is working on some of her main interests now, which are scientific writing and editing.

Abbey Pizel

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Abbey Pizel
Operations Associate
Abbey Pizel is from Creede a small town located in Southwest Colorado. She is currently a junior at CSU studying Environmental and Natural Resource Economics. She plans to one day attend law school at CU to obtain Juris Doctor in Natural Resource Law. Abbey hopes to utilize her skills in in these fields to pursue her passion of Colorado water allocation and sustainability. In her free time, Abbey enjoys yoga and running to keep her mind and body healthy; however, her favorite place to be is on the ski slope. In the winter, she tries to become as close to a ski bum as possible and spends her summers soaking up the sunshine or riding her horse.