MSc/PhD Program
Yaisa Andrews
First Name:
Yaisa Seretha

Last Name:
Andrews

Country:
Trinidad and Tobago

 

 



Yaisa Seretha Andrews

EDUCATION

College / University:
1996 - 1999: The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad; B.Sc. Biochemistry, Chemistry

Highest Degree:
B.Sc.

Major Subjects:
Biochemistry, chemistry (double major)

Lab Experience:
A wide range of biochemical and chemical techniques, including SDS gel electrophoresis, densitometric analysis, spectroscopy, chromatographic techniques, basic organic synthesis, determination of functional groups

Projects / Research:
The Use of Rabbits as a Model for the Study of Swayback Disease (B.Sc.). The role of cytochrome c oxidase microglia in Alzheimer's Disease (M.Phil.)

Scholarships:
Dean's Award for Excellence; The University of the West Indies

Publications:
"Understanding the Mechnism of Action of Cytochrome c Oxidase in Normals and Diseased States: Shark Heart Enzyme, a Potential Model". The West Indian Medical Journal, in press

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

To have a full understanding of my area of study and to eventually do work that significantly contributes to the core of knowledge in this field (and maybe someday win the Nobel Prize).