Some experiments I design or conduct will not work and others will; it is just a matter of taking the results in stride and moving forward.
Thanks to the Northeastern University Honors Travel Grant, I was fortunate to attend the American Chemical Society’s spring meeting in Dallas, TX.
The knowledge I gain from debating in simulations of real-world regional and global organizations complements the courses I take every day of the week.
I attended the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting to present findings from work in Professor Penny Beuning’s Lab at NU.
Among 1600 posters presented, I was able to discuss our recent advances in biomedical engineering.
Getting out to a conference teaches you that your research really means something.
I entered the room regarding the other delegates not as competition but as equals, with ideas and solutions that could work with, or even compliment my own.
For the first time, I was able to learn from and speak to professionals actually doing the stuff of my dreams.
Volunteering with HOBY was such a rewarding experience – it has helped me become a better leader, and it has also introduced me to people from all around the world.
My passion for expanding opportunity to communities severely lacking the resources needed to lift themselves out of poverty continues to grow each and every day.