Category Archives: Staff Bios

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.

 

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. 

 

Chris Vanjonack

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Chris Vanjonack
Copyeditor
Chris Vanjonack is a junior studying English Education and Creative Writing at Colorado State University. He is interested in pursuing a career in creative writing and his fiction has been published in The Greyrock Review and Crack the Spine. Outside of JUR, he is a writer and editor for The Water Closet Weekly, a student-run publication that is based in Fort Collins. 

 

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!

 

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!

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.

 

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.

 

Arely Lara

Arely Lara
Satellite Editor
Arely is a 20-year-old student of medicine, who wants to be an oncologist in the future. She volunteers for a program called “Hoy en tu Comunidad” in her hometown and enjoys giving her free time to that activity. Arely’s goal is to travel to Asia, in particular to see Japan and South Korea. Arely is a satellite editor for JUR, and hopes to contribute much to the journal.

 

Martha Gonzalez

Martha Gonzalez
Satellite Editor

Born on November 26th 1991 in Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Martha moved to Merida, Yucatán in 2010 to continue her studies in Chemical Pharmaceutical Biology at Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (UADY). When she graduates, Martha plans to work in Immunology research.

Currently, Martha participates as a volunteer in the university program ‘Hoy en tu comunidad’ (‘Today in your community’) providing pharmaceutical services such as providing medicines to different communities throughout the Yucatán region.

Martha likes skating, dancing, watching movies, and has a kitty called ‘Mishka’ who she loves very much. Martha also enjoys traveling all over the world because she is interested in learning about different cultures, cities, and languages as well as meeting new people.

 

Nicole Smith

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Nicole Smith
Copyeditor
Nicole is an avid writer, working towards a Creative Writing Major at Colorado State University. She strives to go into the publishing industry after graduating while still maintaining time for her hobbies of drawing, singing, and playing video games.