Amy Wu: Transition from Physical Therapy to Electrophysiology

Born and raised in Taiwan, Amy Wu trained as a physical therapist, but later found out that scientific research is her true passion. “In physical therapy, there was a lot of emphasis on making assessments on patients and coming up with a treatment plan, a lot of what and how, but...
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Meghan Monney: Winner of the Jonas Scholar Award

Nursing Science Ph.D. student Meghan Monney has been selected from a pool of nursing students throughout the United States to receive the prestigious Jonas Scholarship. According to the National League for Nursing website, the Jonas Scholarship promotes “evidence-based nursing...
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Francisca Acosta: A Chance Encounter Led Me To Biomedical Engineering

Francisca Acosta didn’t always know Biomedical Engineering was for her. “Up until I went to college, I thought I would go into medicine and be a doctor. I grew up not knowing what a Ph.D. was and I definitely didn’t know about biomedical engineering,” said Acosta who was born in...
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Meet Larry Broome, a researcher studying how normal cells can transform into cancer cells

“Curiosity is the most important aspect for a researcher, once you lose it it’s hard to keep going” said Larry Broome, a second-year student in the Cell Biology, Genetics, & Molecular Medicine discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program. Broome is from...
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Jodie Gray wins award

Jodie Gray: Medical Physics Helps Me Combine My Love for Computer Science, Philosophy, and Physics

Jodie Gray found her passion for physics during senior year of high school when she enrolled in a physics class. While in college at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, she realized that she was not only interested in physics but also in computer science and philosophy....
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Sadiya Ahmad: Knowledge is Power

Sadiya Ahmad is currently a third year student in the Integrated Biomedical Sciences program in the Cell Biology, Genetics, and Molecular Medicine discipline.
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Cassidy Daw: Learning Immunology From Scratch

Cassidy Daw is a 2nd year Master's student in our Immunology and Infection program. She will be joining the Integrated Biomedical Studies Ph.D. program in Infection, Inflammation & Immunity this fall.
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Grace Porter Researches Psychiatric Disorders

Grace Porter currently works in Dr. Jason O'Connor's lab on neuroinflammation and depression research.
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