Marielena Gamboa Castro '15
Research Assistant in the Center for Biomedical Engineering
Marielena received her Sc.B. with Honors in Biomedical Engineering from Brown University. She was recognized among the engineering senior class with the George H. Main '45 Fund award.
In August of 2013, Marielena joined the Wong Lab in the Center for Biomedical Engineering as an undergraduate student. She is a recipient of the 2014 Karen T. Romer Undergraduate and Research (UTRA) Award for her team research involving the imaging and analysis of 3D tumor spheroids. Her senior honors thesis involved tracking cell dynamics in heterotypic cancer co-cultures with drug-induced and hypoxic perturbations.