Carolyna Yamamoto Alves Pinto
Carolyna is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Prior to joining the lab, she graduated from the University of South Florida (2021) as the Outstanding Graduate Award winner with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering.
During her undergrad, she conducted research in Connectomics, studying the intricacies of synaptic transmission in the auditory neural pathway of the mammalian brain. She also won the Steven H. Krosnick Prize and first place from the National Institute of Health’s NIBIB’s annual Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge for her capstone project, with a patented co-ventilation device aimed to address the ventilator crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Outside of research, Carolyna enjoys lifting weights, watching shows/anime, and playing videogames.
If you have any questions about her research, feel free to contact Carolyna via email at email@example.com.