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Neeco Beltran


Major: Probability and Statistics

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Data analysis for the Federal Reserve Bank.


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in data analysis, economics, and statistical methods. I would love nothing more than to make a career out of any combination of these three.

Skills: R, Mandarin Chinese, Excel, Data Analysis, Verbal/Written Communication

LinkedIn: LinkedIn Profile

MARIA ALARCON

I am a neurobiology major interested in how the mind and the brain function together

Major: Physiology and Neuroscience, Psychology

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: I aspire to become a top surgeon or researcher

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First Generation Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: medicine, autism, the functions of the brain and mind, antiaging research, surgery, travel.

Skills: bilingual: English and Spanish, organized, self-managed, resilient, tech-savvy

WUJI JIANG


Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Molecular Synthesis

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: research in neurobiology


Academic and/or Professional Interests: independent research project in neurobiology

Skills: Immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, Confocal microscopy, Microtome, Data analysis

MCKENNA JOHNSON


Major: Biology (General)

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Research


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in gaining more lab experience outside of my curriculum and am particularly interested in genetics. I have taken lab courses and would help with research outside of a class.

Skills: Fast-learning, Patience, Personality, Dependable, Dedicated

Jessica Davis


Major: Environmental Systems (Ecology, Behavior, & Evolution)

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Environmental Management/Consulting


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Academic interests in biology and terrestrial ecology. Professional interests in management, advising, and consulting.

Skills: Communication, Collaboration, Organization, Leadership, Problem Solving

EDUARDO LOPEZ


Major: Psychology

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Psychological research and treatment

First Generation Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in the fields of cognitive and clinical psychology. Especially in regards to memory, visual cognition, abnormal behavior, and the applications of these studies in forensic science.

Skills: Time management, working under pressure, attending to details. Bilingual.

KAHLIL RAM

I love foreign affairs, especially in security, and I want to work for the Foreign Service one day.

Major: International Studies (Political Science)

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Foreign Service Officer


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I have an extremely high degree of interest in national security and military affairs, though I am interested in all aspects of foreign policy. I also love reading and writing.

Skills: Fast reading/writing, Communication/Teamwork, Critical thinking, Independent research, Very creative

KI-YEON KIM


Major: Psychology

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Research or teaching.


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Interested in memory, development, and processing information. Open to experience to learn more about the professional environment, to build skills, and to learn more about the field in psychology.

Skills: Bilingual(Korean&English), Organized, Adaptable, Detail-oriented, Responsible.

CONG LI


Major: Psychology

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: researching psychologist


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Exploring the psychology of emotions, intimate/close relationships, and evolutionary psychology

Skills: curiosity, analytical ability, fast learner

CHRISTIAN MCELFRESH


Major: Biology (General)

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Primary Investigator


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in many different fields in biology. However, I am most passionate about molecular biology, genomics, and also ecology.

Skills: RT qPCR, recombinant plasmid creation, site-directed mutagenesis, R-studio, statistical analysis.

CHRISTIAN ROGERS


Major: Psychology

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: To find a job where I help impact lives.

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Academic and/or Professional Interests: Mental health.

Skills: Professional. Prompt. Leader. Adaptable. Organized.

Brandon Gonzalez

3rd year Biochem with Computer Science

Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Graduate school then research

First Generation Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in synthetic biology, immunology, oncology and computer related biology.

Skills: qPCR, HPLC, biochemical assays, Java, Python, R, machine learning

LinkedIn: LinkedIn Profile

SHIVA UPADHYE


Major: Cognitive Science (Computation)

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Machine Learning / Neural Computation Research


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Academic and/or Professional Interests: Exploring data science, NLP, machine learning, and neural computation.

Skills: Programming (C++, Python, JavaScript), Data Analysis, Machine Learning, Math, and Research.

Adria Trees


Major: Psychology

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Clinical Psychologist


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Become certified in ABA and MOAB, gain more knowledge in how to effectively provide mental health care.

Skills: Communication, empathy, organization, critical thinking

WISMMY LEE


Major: Biology (Molecular Biology)

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Genetic Counselor


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Academic and/or Professional Interests: Prospective genetic counselor aiming to gain an in-depth understanding of the molecular basis behind genetic diseases.

Skills: Approachable, Hardworking, Positive, Detailed, Organized

Colin Barry


Major: Bioengineering (BioSystems)

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Industry or Research Lab


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Stem cell research, tissue engineering, synthetic drugs, prosthetics

Skills: Work ethic, Communicator, Problem Solving, Organization, Intelligent

IULIA DINESCU


Major: Physiology and Neuroscience

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Physician, Research in neuroscience


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Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am majoring in neuroscience because this field allows me to combine my interests in biology and psychology. I would like to learn more about mental disorders and how the brain works.

Skills: I am a dedicated and organised person who learns fast.

Eduardo Casillas

There are 24 hours in a day, 1440 minutes, 86400 seconds. How can I help?

Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Serve my community as a medical doctor.

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First Generation Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Aiming to use my skills to conduct research in a rapidly advancing medical field, advance to medical school, and serve my community as a medical doctor.

Skills: Hard working, Resourceful, Independent, Communication, Organization

DANIEL PARK


Major: Biochemistry/Chemistry

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Medicine and/or Health-related research


Academic and/or Professional Interests: If I had the resources, I could see myself spending 8 more years in undergrad, acquiring degrees in BIO, CHEM, COGS, and CSE. Ultimately, I have found medicine to be the most fulfilling to me.

Skills: Fast Learner/Good Teacher, Adaptive, Honest, Curious/Inquisitive, Patient

Raymond Hallmen


Major: Cognitive Science (Neuroscience)

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist

Underrepresented Student

First Generation Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Interested in research related to psychology, neuroscience, neurology, neuropsychology, clinical psychology, and anything inbetween. Majority interest in pursuing a clinical psychology PhD program.

Skills: Empathy, individual and team-work, Excellent communication, Professional aptitude, Patience

CHRISTINE CHUNG


Major: Interdisciplinary Computing in the Arts

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: 3D Modeling or Graphic Design

First Generation Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in working with virtual reality and augmented reality technologies, but I am also open to doing graphic design work.

Skills: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Blender, Substance Painter, Illustration

Destiny Dunham


Major: Psychology

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: prison psychiatrist or neuropsych research


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in abnormal psychology, clinical psychology, and behavioral medicine. I plan on pursuing these interests in medical school and as a psychiatrist in the prison system.

Skills: Managerial experience, human resources experience, adaptive, detail oriented, determined

Trinity Lewis


Major: Anthropology (Biological Anthropology)

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Medical Doctor

Underrepresented Student

First Generation Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in helping, learning, and making a difference socially especially through research and application.

Skills: fast learner, problem solver, leader, diversity facilitation, great communicator

VIVIAN NGUYEN


Major: Biology (Molecular Biology)

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Physician, Researcher


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Genetics and stem cell research; CRISPR/Cas9; cancer biology; biochemistry, neuroscience, psychology behind trauma, memory, addiction, and human/animal responses to music

Skills: Lab experience: Bio, Chem, Organic Chem, quick learner, detail-oriented, organization, collaboration

Laili Xie

Looking to gain experience in psychology research

Major: Psychology

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Business/Clinical Psychologist

First Generation Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I enjoy studying the psychology of social interactions amongst people, perception, and decision making.

Skills: Communications, graphic design, bilingual (Chinese), compassion, responsibility

Jiayan Tan

McNair Scholar; State Lab (UCSF) summer.2015; Guo Lab (UCSF) summer.2017

Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Cardiovascular Research/Cardiology

First Generation Student


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Academic and/or Professional Interests: Interested in learning research techniques and the different approach toward science/clinical research

Skills: microscopy& immunohistochemistry stain &DNA assembly&purification;cell culture;PCR; assays

LinkedIn: LinkedIn Profile

AARON LUO

Machine Learning, Data Science, Graphic Design

Major: Cognitive Science

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Machine Learning and Neural Computation


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Academic and/or Professional Interests: Machine Learning and Neural Computation; Data Science

Skills: Machine Learning and Data Analysis using Python and MATLAB. Also familiar with Java and C.

Portfolium: Portfolium Profile

DONGYAO ZHU


Major: Computer Science

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Algorithm engineer in computer vision / audition.


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Computer audition, computer vision, deep learning, software engineering.

Skills: Python, TensorFlow, C++, Software engineering, maching learning.

Emily Pettitt

Eager to learn, motivated to help, excited to greet new opportunities.

Major: Physiology and Neuroscience

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Aspiring to pursue a job in the medical field.


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Pursuing degrees in Neuroscience & Physiology and Cognitive Science, seeking experience/position enabling laboratory and research opportunities, as well as hands on experiences in a clinical setting.

Skills: Lab experience, Autodidactic, Ability to Work Under Pressure, Communication, Adaptability

Tyana Perera


Major: Biology (General), Human Development

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Physicians Assistant


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Academic and/or Professional Interests: Tutoring, proficient in biochemistry, chemistry (inorganic and organic), life sciences, research Ample laboratory experience

Skills: Ample laboratory experience. Communication, adaptability, interpersonal skills.