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Renee Hammons

Shadow for Dr. Jacob Agatstein

Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: BS in biochemistry, MD, and a PHD.



Academic and/or Professional Interests: As a freshman at UC San Diego, I would love to intern for or assist biotechnology companies and gain as much experience as I can in a laboratory setting, as well as conduct research.

Skills: Reliable, Focused, Responsible, Organized, and Hardworking

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Aaron Lopez


Major: Biochemistry/Chemistry

Expected Graduation Year: 2017

Career Goal: Research



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ELLIOTT KOSHI


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2018

Career Goal: Physician



Academic and/or Professional Interests: My academic and/or professional interests include teaching others and learning the mechanisms behind chemical & biological activity.

Skills: Knows lab etiquette, can use Microsoft Excel, sociable, diligent, great follower and leader

NOAH MILLMAN

Ambitious student eager to learn new skills and devote a great deal of time to research.

Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2019

Career Goal: Physician and Researcher



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Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am very interested in synthetic biology. I specifically find replacing bacterial plasmids to change their behavior and modifying proteins’ structure to change their function especially fascinating.

Skills: Quick to learn, logistically coordinated, Microsoft office fluency, able in cooperation, adaptable.

Sophie Reynolds


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Senior Scientist in Biotech/Medical Industry



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Academic and/or Professional Interests: I intend to continue my academic journey through graduate school and achieve my PHD in biology or chemistry I am interested in furthering my studies through lab work or internships

Skills: Management, Public Speaking, Leadership, Reporting, Powerpoint

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BRIAN MI

Undergraduate experienced in biological research

Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2019

Career Goal: Biology research



Academic and/or Professional Interests: Intra and intercellular signalling and similar mechanisms, however interested in all molecular biology or biochemistry fields

Skills: Lab techniques (DNA extraction, electrophoresis, etc), writing journals, Mandarin Chinese fluency

TIN LIU


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2017

Career Goal: Cancer and Oncology Researcher



Academic and/or Professional Interests: Double-stranded DNA breakage repair, Common Fragile Site (CSF), BRCA1 Deficiency and p53BP.

Skills: Western Blot, ELISA, Bradford Assay, Bacterial Transformation, Chromatography (SE, Affinity, Nickel)

Nuan-Yu Pan


Major: Chemistry

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Considering medical school or a career in industry



Academic and/or Professional Interests: I'm interested in understanding the chemical mechanisms within the brain and creating technologies that can help cure diseases or at the very least help alleviate the symptoms.

Skills: fast learner, can work alone or in a team, highly organized, computer literate, has worked in a lab

Monica Cuevas


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2018

Career Goal: Infectious Diseases Research Lab



Academic and/or Professional Interests: I want to go to graduate school and gain research experience.

Skills: Bilingual, Detail-oriented, Quick, Efficient, Determined

Egbert Castro


Major: Pharmacological Chemistry

Expected Graduation Year: 2017

Career Goal: Scientist in Drug Discovery



Academic and/or Professional Interests: Computational Biology and Chemistry, Computer Aided Drug Discovery, Drug Discovery, Bioinformatics, Protein architecture

Skills: Experience in qPCR, Western Blots, Cell Culture, Python,

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NOELLE GOODYEAR

I will enthusiastically give my all to anything assigned to me

Major: Chemistry

Expected Graduation Year: 2018

Career Goal: researcher, professor



Academic and/or Professional Interests: organic chemistry, food chemistry, nutrition chemistry, marine chemistry, soil chemistry

Skills: versatile, diligent, enthusiastic, creative, productive

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AMY STRAUWALD


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2018

Career Goal: Medical Laboratory Scientist



Academic and/or Professional Interests: Seeking an entry level position in a medical research laboratory.

Skills: Attention to detail, Critical thinking, Problem solving, Self-motivated, Time management

BRANDON GONZALEZ

Incoming freshman, with wet lab experience from an oncology diagnostics biotech company.

Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: as of now, graduate school for Phd



Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am looking for a research oriented lab, in any area of Biology or Chemistry..

Skills: qPCR, excel, qubit, pippeting and lab bench skills, experience in various DNA isolation workflows,

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YUYA FUJITA

UCSD pre-med student

Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2019

Career Goal: I hope to get an M.D. and be an OB/GYN



Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in reproductive science and microbiology.

Skills: Wet lab, ImageJ, anti-SMASH, DNA Master, fluent in Japanese and conversational Spanish

WENG LEONG


Major: Biochemistry/Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2017

Career Goal: Research Scientist



Academic and/or Professional Interests: Cancer Research

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DONG KIM


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2018

Career Goal: pharmaceutical companies



Academic and/or Professional Interests: interested in cell biology and fields of medicine

Skills: bilingual, learning attitude, adaptable, work ethic, analytical

HYE CHOI


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Global Health

Expected Graduation Year: 2017

Career Goal: MD/MPH, physician, community health advocate



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Academic and/or Professional Interests: Pathophysiology of chronic stress; health disparities in Asian Pacific Islander, immigrant/refugee, transgender communities; behavioral health and immigration status

Skills: Biochem/mol/microbio, InDesign, communication, public speaking, outreach, diligent, self-motivated

Karina Aguilar Velasquez

Muir College Transfer Orientation Leader at University of California, San Diego

Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2018

Career Goal: I would like to go into medicine or research.



Academic and/or Professional Interests: My interests include doing clinical and wet lab research.

Skills: Research, Laboratory Skills, Volunteering, Problem Solving, Life Sciences

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DARSHAN PATEL


Major: Biochemistry/Chemistry

Expected Graduation Year: 2019

Career Goal: Anesthesiologist



Academic and/or Professional Interests: Interested in the adaptability of the human body and using research to develop techniques to improve the quality of life from aspects of physical injury to neurological problems.

Skills: Adaptable, efficient, interpersonal, calm, problem solving

Aysia Saadiq


Major: Biochemistry/Chemistry

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Research



Academic and/or Professional Interests: Biomedicine

Skills: Organized, collaboration, critical thinking, handling pressure, adaptability

FRANCESCA DE LEON


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2017

Career Goal: Research laboratory position at Genentech Inc.



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Academic and/or Professional Interests: Interested in obtaining a laboratory assistant position to apply and advance my lab skills from Organic Chemistry and Recombinant DNA courses.

Skills: Basic laboratory techniques, multi-tasker, organized, good collaboration and independent skills

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FAITH KIM


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2018

Career Goal: Pediatrician, Researcher



Academic and/or Professional Interests: Biology, Immunology

Skills: Microsoft Office, Good with people, Quick learner, Adaptable, Trilingual (English, Korean, Chinese)

ANI OHANIAN


Major: Chemistry

Expected Graduation Year: 2018

Career Goal: To work in chemistry related environment



Academic and/or Professional Interests: As a chemistry undergraduate, I set my goal to get my masters degree and later on chemistry PHD in my field.

Skills: attention to details, goal oriented, and love challeneges

JINGJUN WANG


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2019

Career Goal: Research related



Academic and/or Professional Interests: Still freshman of Biochem but seeking for the research opportunities.

Skills: photo taking and editing; orderliness

MINDA LEE


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2019

Career Goal: biomedical researcher



Academic and/or Professional Interests: My goal is to pursue a PhD or MS in a biology related field and to then do biomedical research. In particular, I am interested in oncology research because many people in my family have had cancer.

Skills: Python and MATLAB, experimental design, genomics, writing research papers, basic biology lab skills

ZHIJIAN LI


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2019

Career Goal: researcher



Academic and/or Professional Interests: researcher

Skills: high reliablity, good analytical skills, strong motivation to learn

KINSEY O'LEARY


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2017

Career Goal: Researcher



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Academic and/or Professional Interests: Multi-systems studies of human health focusing on the interaction of nutrition, gut flora and immune function in metabolic disorders including diabetes, obesity, and autoimmune diseases.

Skills: LC-MS, QTL mapping, metabolite extraction, protein purification and basic laboratory skills

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Sharon Wong


Major: Pharmacological Chemistry

Expected Graduation Year: 2017

Career Goal: Pharmacist



Academic and/or Professional Interests: PharmD/PhD

Skills: Quick learner; cautious; responsible; organized; eager to help others

HAOTIAN SHEN


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2019

Career Goal: Chemical engineering



Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in all kinds of lab work related to chemistry or biology

Skills: 1.data collecting and editing 2. communication 3.lab experience 4.patience 5.carefulness

RAVI CHACHAD


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2019

Career Goal: Aspire to pursue a career in medicine



Academic and/or Professional Interests: Apply my STEM and Leadership skills to make a difference in the community.

Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office, Good listener, Self starter, Great communicator, Great team player