I work in the Apfeld lab that is studying oxidative stress in the TGFβ pathway and surrounding pathways in C. elegans to get more insight into the mechanisms and effect of ageing.
It’s a family history that inspired Danielle Murad Weiss over the past year as she researched, directed, and choreographed a seven-piece dance performance for Northeastern’s annual Holocaust Commemoration—each piece inspired by a different poem or song from the Holocaust.
For Kate Murdock, it’s entrepreneurship all the time. She is the Altschuler-Meyer CEO of IDEA, in which she leads Northeastern’s student-run venture accelerator and manages a team of 28 students. This week, as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, IDEA is holding one of its signature events, NEXPO, which showcases a handful of IDEA ventures.
Earlier this year, behavioral neuroscience major Alejandro Rovira returned home to his native Puerto Rico for a transformative co-op experience. He performed extensive hands-on research to understand environmental health factors that affect pregnant women and their infants after birth. The co-op reinforced his desire to pursue a career in the medical field.
Hometown: Marco Island, Florida
Major: Sociology/Social Entrepreneurship
After Graduation: I’m looking forward to taking a well-deserved vacation after graduation! I can’t wait to take the summer for myself before I start the next chapter in my life. I’m going to spend a few months out west in Colorado exploring a new part of the country as well as head back home to Florida to visit family. After that, I’m considering taking an entrepreneurial concept I developed for one of my courses and starting a business.