Alan Goodman

Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of Washington

B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

My overall goal is to have an impact on the improvement of human health as it relates to disease. Not only do I want to accomplish this through research, but also through the mentoring and teaching of students and postdocs. The development of young scientists brings new ideas and talent to the fight against disease. Also, I am a die-hard Yankees fan.

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Ziying Liu

MPH, Public Health, Wuhan University

B.S., Biology, Huazhong Normal University

"The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas."

---Linus Pauling


Manish Chauhan

Ph.D., Life Sciences, International Centre for Genetic              Engineering and Biotechnology

M.Sc., Biotechnology, South Asian University

B.Sc., Life Sciences, Delhi University

"It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with your experiment, it's wrong. In that simple statement is the key to science."

---Richard Feynman

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Marena Guzman

B.S., Biology, St. Mary's University

My current goal is to become a well-rounded scientist through my research and science writing skills. In the future, I hope to empower minority students to pursue careers in science.

"The laws of the universe govern us whether or not you understand them, accept them, or embrace them." ---MG

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Chasity Trammell

B.S., Microbiology, Washington State University

"I put my heart and soul into my work, and I have lost my mind in the process."

---Vincent van Gogh


Chelsea Osbron

B.S., Biology, University of Portland

"The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience." ---Eleanor Roosevelt


Ezra Mead

B.S., Genetics & Cellular Biology, Washington State University

"The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement."

---George Will


Parker Cendejas

B.S., Animal & Veterinary Science, and Biology, University of Idaho

"If a tree dies, plant another in its place."

---Carl Linnaeus


Olivia Hayden

Senior, Biochemistry major

"Stop chasing the money, start chasing the passion."

---Tony Hsieh

Ben Hollenberg

Junior, Microbiology major

"The very nature of science is discoveries, and the best of those discoveries are the ones you don't expect."

---Neil deGrasse Tyson


Nathan Savolainen

Junior, Basic Medical Sciences - Biology major

"Whether you think you can, or you think you can't you're right."

---Henry Ford


Evelyn Rowe

Junior, Biochemistry major

"When it comes to life the critical the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude."

---G.K. Chesterton

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Bayley McDonald

Junior, Genetics & Cellular Biology major

"The obstacle in the path becomes the path. Never forget, within every obstacle is an opportunity to improve our condition."

---Ryan Holiday


  • Sophie Mackinnon, '21 B.S. (Molecular Biosciences), NIH Postbac at NIAID

  • Laura Ahlers, '19 Ph.D. (Molecular Biosciences), Postdoctoral fellow at NIH/NIAID

  • Zach Howard, '19 B.S. (Genetics & Cellular Biology), Ph.D. program at UCSF

  • Grace Carrell, '18 B.S. (Microbiology), Professional Science Master's program at NC State

  • Marina Martin, '18 B.S. (Basic Medical Sciences), FOCUS Missionary program

  • Keesha Matz, '18 B.S. (Microbiology), NIH Postbac at Rocky Mt. National Labs

  • Sarah Hof, '15 M.S. (Molecular Biosciences), MLS program at Heritage University

  • Miles Linde, '14 B.S. (Biochemistry), Ph.D. program at Stanford University