Rayna Bandy | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Graduate Student / Research Assistant

Lab Phone: 806-414-9243
E-Mail: rabandy@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 1300 S Coulter
Amarillo, TX 79106-1712


Rayna Bandy completed her Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Chemistry from New Mexico Tech, Socorro, New Mexico, in May of 2021. She joined the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences as a Master of Science (MS) student in August of 2021, and will receive her laboratory training on a rotation basis with the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. She is currently training under Dr. Nadezhda German on our Amarillo campus.


  • BS: Chemistry, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, New Mexico, 2021

Research Interests:

Novel drug discovery and design for cancer treatment


  • Rayna Bandy, Sadisna Shahi,Md Ashraf-Uz-Zaman, Guangchen JI, Dalton Tidwell, Linda Yin, Smathorn Thakolwiboon, Jie Pan, Paul C Trippier, Mirla Avila, Volker Neugebauer, Nadezhda A German. "Developing a novel class of DAT inhibitor for the treatment of addiction. American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall 2022 Meeting, Chicago, Illinois; August 2022.


  • Graduate Student Association in Amarillo (GSAA) – Treasurer, 2022-2023.
  • Graduate Student Association in Amarillo (GSAA), 2021-present.