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What Drives Me

My passion for my research stems from my own life experiences. I grew up in a dysfunctional home, during which time I found refuge in my studies and developed a love for science. My drive to continue my education has … Continue reading

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Who Are You?

I’ve had experiences that have opened my mind to appreciate linguistic and cultural diversity. Having lived in a small town my whole life, my world view greatly expanded when I took a trip abroad with my classmates in seventh grade. … Continue reading

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Little Foot

I am passionate about pursuing clinical research. I have worked in several labs now that focus a lot on the general science and mechanism but not being able to see the results of your work tends to take its toil. … Continue reading

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Why Me? Well…

The Hertz Foundation prides itself in funding new PhD students in  fields of applied science, they seek to encourage people to pursue degrees in these areas, not only to better the individual but the country and the World as a … Continue reading

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My Motivation

There’s a Youtube video in which Neil deGrasse Tyson describes science as an innately human activity.  Listening to him speak, I find myself agreeing with everything he says. In my opinion, to science is human. We’re constantly trying to explore … Continue reading

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The Importance of Experience

I’ve been reflecting a lot on how my previous academic, professional and fieldwork experiences have influenced my dissertation project lately. I’m sure that’s a function of not only being in the field currently but also my participating in this mentoring program. I have … Continue reading

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Not Forgetting My Original Intention

The moment I feel happiest is when I feel like I’m important and needed to someone. When working at a pharmacy, I really did. Not only that, I’m proud of working in the field of drug discovery and development, as … Continue reading

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Who I am (Outside of my CV)

On the first day of school throughout the years, I’ve had a few teachers who asked each student to describe who they are in one word. My word was always “sister”. I’m the oldest of three in my family, and … Continue reading

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Preparation for NDSEG

Cocktail intro of my research. Continue reading

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Application-oriented View

I was lucky enough to work with the most exciting team as I stepped out of graduate school into career. My company worked with Beckman Coulter to develop a 400 throughput chemistry analyzer. Although I was just a software engineer … Continue reading

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