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Koby Amankwah, UNC '19


Koby
Amankwah

Cohort 3

Hometown: Tampa, FL

Major: Biology and Chemistry

Research Interest: Cancer treatments



CSS helped me reach my full potential while at Carolina by providing helpful resources and people to “go through the struggle with.”




GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL:

Weill Cornell Medical College (MD)


WHAT ARE YOUR FUTURE GOALS?

I’m planning to have a career as a radiation oncologist.


WHAT DREW YOU TO THE CSS PROGRAM?

The familial aspect of the cohort helped me feel more at home at Carolina.


WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE CSS EXPERIENCE OR MEMORY?

I really enjoyed a fall trip we took to Carowinds amusement park down in Charlotte.


HOW HAS CSS SHAPED YOUR CAREER GOALS?

CSS helped me reach my full potential while at Carolina by providing helpful resources and people to “go through the struggle with.”


WHAT IS YOUR PRIMARY RESEARCH INTEREST?

My primary research area was breast cancer research, studying the BRCA1 gene with Dr. Charles Perou.


AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Graduated with Honors

Research Publications