Graduate Certificate (GCERT) Students

Name of Student
(Academic Year)
Research AdvisorResearch Topic
Agbayani, Tyler (2020-21)William Gosnell, PhDPossible Reemergence Of Mycobacterium Bovis In East Moloka`i
Awamura, Thomas (2018-19)Pakieli Kaufusi, PhDEngineered Exosomes: A Novel Zika Virus Vaccine Candidate
Banda, Anthony (2019-20)Craig Nakatsuka, MDTetanus Vaccination
Chun, Cody (2022-23)Sandra Chang, PhDEvaluating the Prevalence of Human Toxoplasmosis
Chun, Shaw (2018-19)Eleanore Chuang, PhDCurrent Flu Season Trends in Influenza-like Illnesses and Vaccination Effectiveness
Fernandez, Michael Diane Taylor, PhDMagnetic Nanoparticles PCR Enzyme-Linked Gene Assay for the Detection of Submicroscopic Plasmodium falciparum Infections
Freitas, Vanessa (2017-18)
Fujii, John Edward (Jeff) (2022-23)Jourdan McMillan, PhDA Review of Vaccine Immunogenicity Comparing Intramuscular and Subcutaneous Administration Routes
Garcia, Blane (2016-17)Kenton Kramer, PhD
William Gosnell, PhD
Increasing Public Health Awareness and Education on Angiostrongyliasis within Rural Communities
Guillermo, Mari (2022-23)William Gosnell, PhDNew dsRNA Formula Using Symbiont Mediated RNAi of Honey Bees Targeting Varroa Mite Foundress May Improve RNAi Mediated Killing of Parasitic Varroa Destructor
Huynh, Diana (2019-20)Dee-Ann Carpenter, MD
Kenton Kramer, PhD
The Relationship between Human African Trypanosomiasis and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Kam, Catherine (2020-21)Are Gaucher Disease Patients at Increased Risk for Aquiring Toxoplasmosis?
Kamaka, Elisabeth (2022-23)William Gosnell, PhDThe Virulence of Vibrio vulnificus in Susceptible Mice
Kea, Ana-Melissa (2020)William Gosnell, PhD
Kobayashi, Deborah (2022-23)Angela Sy, Dr.PHSeasonal Influenza Vaccination Rates of Pregnant Women 2010-2022
Koch, Tiana (2022-23)Jennifer Honda, PhDEvaluating an Environmental Intervention to Reduce Pulmonary Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Exposure Risk in Hawaii
Lee, Awapuhi (2018-19)Kalpana Kallianpur, PhDDepressive Symptoms in HIV+ Individuals are Associated with Inflammatory Biomarkers and Smoking
Lee, Cody (2017-18)Bruce Shiramizu, MDHIV DNA Copies in PBMCs Pre- and Post-Maraviroc Treatment: Effects on cognitive impairment
McAllister, Cali (2018-19)William Gosnell, PhDNeuroangiostrongyliasis and why early diagnosis and treatment is important
Muronaga, Preston (2018-19)Vivek Nerurkar, PhD Extraction of HTLV viral DNA from Blood on Filter Paper
Muronaga, Quinton (2018-19)Lishomwa Ndhlovu, MD, PhDQualitative Serial Cellular Immunophenotyping of Freshly Obtained Cells during an HIV Clinical Trial
Negrillo, Landon (2020-21)Youping Deng, PhDMicrobiome Database Development To Explore Possible Microbial Infections In Cancer Patients
Nicholas, Chelsea (2020-21)Angela Sy, PhD
Sandra Chang, PhD
A Health Belief Model Assessment of COVID-19 Vaccine Attitudes in Hawaii
Nichols, Chelsea (2017-18)Kenton Kramer, PhDUtilizing Mini Case Studies to Enhance USMLE Microbiology and Immunology Concepts
Odo, Troy (2020-21)Axel Lehrer, PhDVaccine-induced antibody avidity to SARS-CoV-2
Rios, Bryan (2020-21)Pakiele Kaufusi, PhDEnhancement Of The Anatagonism Of The Type 1 Interferon By Neurotropic West Nile Virus Protein Ns2B3: An Implication To Flaviviurs Pathogenesis
Rivera, Elise (2017-18)Bruce Shiramizu, MDPeripheral blood mononuclear cell transmigration across an in vitro blood-brain barrier bilayer model
Saiki, Katelyn (2018-19)Ivo SahBandar, PhDUtilizing Genomic Sequencing to Map HIV Networking Among HIV-Infected Individuals in Hawaii
Salomon, Renn Silve (2020-21)Vivek Nerurkar, PhDDevelopment Of Multiplex Microsphere Immunoassay For Detection Of SARS-Cov-2 Antibodies
Sarishvili, Mziya (2018-19)Lishomwa Ndhlovu, MD, PhDAnalyzing HIV Tropism in Children with Mother-to-Child Transmission in Myanmar
Settle, Alexander (2017-18)Paul Moroz, MDChronic osteomyelitis in the Pacific: New World solutions to an Old World problem
Sheu, Justine (2017-18)William Gosnnell, PhD
Sinn, Taylor (2017-18)Pakiele Kaufusi, PhDAntigen-loaded microvesicles: A potential strategy to develop flavivirus vaccine
Stack, Emily (2019-20)Paul Moroz, MDThe Burden of Chronic Osteomyelitis in Children of the Pacific Rim
Sunio, Bernardine (2022-23)Cecilia Shikuma, MDImmunological Non-Responders Among People Living with HIV on Retroviral Therapy
Tashiro, Taylor (2018-19)Axel Lehrer, PhDComparison of Antibody Responses in Mice Generated by Three Different Lots of Recombinant Ebola Virus Glycoprotein
Thomas, Bradley (2017-18)Diane Taylor, PhDIs the WHO recommendation for malaria prevention in pregnant women effective?
Tokunaga, Darcy (2022-23)Sandra Chang, PhDPattern Recognition Receptor Agonists as COVID-19 Vaccine Adjuvants
Yuen, Ashley (2019-20)Pakieli Kaufusi, PhDMolecular Cloning of NS3 and NS5 Genes into NanoBiT Vectors with DENV Type 2 New Guinea Strain
Zorilla, Rodson (2020-21)Cecilia Shikuma, M.D.Adherence To Guidelines For Screening Latent Tuberculosis Infection Among Hiv Infected Persons: A Literature Review And
Recommendation For Targeted Latent Tb Infection Screening