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Lillah
Hayes

Cohort 9

Hometown: Greensboro, NC

Major: Biomedical Engineering

Research Interest: Stem cell research



I am most looking forward to getting involved in research and the experience of being a Carolina student. I am especially excited about football and basketball games.




WHY did you decide to join the CSS Program and come to Carolina?

I was excited by the opportunities to get involved in research as an undergraduate and be a part of a close knit community of other STEM scholars. I am also excited by the academic rigor of the university and the biomedical engineering program.


WHAT are you most looking forward to doing during your undergraduate years?

I am most looking forward to getting involved in research and the experience of being a Carolina student. I am especially excited about football and basketball games.


what is a research topic you are interested in exploring?

Currently, I am very interested in stem cell research broadly, and I am also very interested in cardiology and research involving left ventricular assist devices (LVADs).


WHAT are your future goals?

After my undergraduate degree, I hope to attend graduate school to pursue a PhD in Biomedical Engineering.