Universtiy of Miami Miller School of Medicine Graduate Studies

BGSG Program Senators


The BGSG Senators are the liaisons between the BGSG Leadership and Biomedical students. They take on a leadership role within the programs, promote BGSG as well as help students with various needs.

Ricardo Melendez 

Ricardo Melendez

Senator: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
r.melendez@miami.edu


“Brittany 

Britney Durden

Senator: Cancer Biology
bxd324@miami.edu


Artavazd Arumov 

Artavazd “Artie” Arumov

Senator: Cancer Biology
aarumov@miami.edu


“Christina 

Christina Johnson

Senator: Cellular Physiology & Molecular Biophysics
ckj12@miami.edu


“Beronicao 

Beronicao Ocasio

Senator: Human Genetics & Genomics
beronicao@miami.edu


“Ugne 

Ugne Zekonyte

Senator: Human Genetics & Genomics
ugne.zekonyte@miami.edu


“John 

John Turner

Senator: Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology
jpt55@miami.edu


“Jacob 

Jacob Rowe

Senator: Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology
jbr121@miami.edu


“Christian 

Christian Troccoli

Senator: MS in Biomedical Sciences
cat182@miami.edu


“Lourdes 

Lourdes Guerrero

Senator: MS in Biomedical Sciences
lmg150@miami.edu


“Melanie 

Melanie Plastini

Senator: Neuroscience
mjp220@miami.edu