“The emphasis of unity within a cohort also attracted me to Carolina; having a community of like minded peers is really nice to have when navigating such a large school.
What attracted you to the CSS program and Carolina?
The specialized mentorship and guidance that CSS offers to its scholars attracted me to the program and made me want to attend Carolina, alongside the resources and connections that CSS provides to students from all backgrounds. The emphasis of unity within a cohort also attracted me to Carolina; having a community of like minded peers is really nice to have when navigating such a large school.
What are you most looking forward to experiencing at Carolina over the next four years?
I am looking forward to joining clubs that cater to my interests! I plan on being very involved in my community and through the clubs UNC has, I believe I can befriend many people with similar interests and hobbies.
What research topic(s) are you interested in exploring and why?
I am interested in the field of cellular biology, more specifically researching stem cells to help advance medicine through the treatment of diseases. I hope to explore the application of stem cells in cancer treatment, the use of stem cells in cellular therapy, and its role in regenerative medicine.
What is one thing you hope to accomplish in your future STEM career?
I hope to accomplish defending my honors thesis! I am excited to get involved with various labs and figure out what kind of research I want to continue with and successfully defend.