Angelea Maestas-Olguin

PhD student and NSF Graduate Research Fellow

She is currently PhD student and NSF Graduate Research Fellow in the chemical engineering department at UNM. I have a B.S. in chemical engineering. My past research has been focused on the development of nanoparticle-based delivery systems for CRISPR components within cancer therapeutic applications. My current focuses on the development of these systems for delivery to the central nervous system for Alzheimer’s and glioma applications.

Awards and Honors:
  • UNM Student Government Scholarship Award August 2015
  • NSF STEP Scholarship August 2016 and January 2017
  • NSF STEM Outstanding Student Award January 2017
  • UNM Professional Development Travel Award September 2017
  • NSF REU Fellowship Award April 2018
  • UNM Cancer Center Research Day Poster Award May 2018
  • Leonard Endowment Engineering Ambassador Award August 2018
  • NSF S-STEM Scholarship August 2018
  • AICHE Materials Science and Engineering 1st Place Poster October 2018
  • Jim And Mary Hulsman Undergraduate Research Award March 2019
  • UNM STEM Research Symposium 1st Place Poster Award March
  • 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Award September
  • 2019 Rio Grande Symposium on Advanced Materials
  • 1st Place Graduate Poster Award September 2019