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Bilal Azzam, UNC '24

Bilal
Azzam

Cohort 8

Hometown: Cary, NC

Major: Biology and Business Administration, with a minor in Chemistry

Research Interest: Microbiology and Immunology



The Summer EXCELerator was a really unique and challenging experience. I really enjoyed getting to meet new people and made great friends through the process.




WHAT DREW YOU TO THE CSS PROGRAM?

I wanted to be part of CSS because of the ability to be a part of an inclusive environment and be around different people with a common goal in mind.


WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR FAVORITE CSS EXPERIENCE SO FAR?

The Summer EXCELerator was a really unique and challenging experience. I really enjoyed getting to meet new people and made great friends through the process.


HOW HAS CSS SHAPED YOUR CAREER GOALS?

The CSS program definitely solidified my passion to pursue a career in STEM and also reminded me that I’m not in this alone.


WHAT IS YOUR PRIMARY RESEARCH INTEREST?

Although I’m not currently doing any research, my primary interest is in microbiology and immunology.