Earlier last semester, Dr. Meredith Drake Reitan from the Graduate School at USC established a writing group for female graduate students. With dedicated meeting times every other week across both campuses – UPC and HSC, she would host past “boot campers” (students that went through their external fellowship boot camp) in comfortable rooms for some valuable quiet time. Although I … Read More

2019 picked up so quickly! From January 2nd-6th, I attended the Biomedical Engineering Society’s Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Conference in Coronado, CA. During the sessions in the mornings and evenings, I had opportunities to connect with graduate students and faculty working on projects in the same field as my own. Unlike the general annual meetings, this conference was much smaller, … Read More

It’s Time…

It’s time to say goodbye to the most memorable two years I had at USC. It all started with tears of joy when I received my acceptance letter; my happiness knew no bounds. With all the excitement and nervousness of living thousands of miles away from home, I reached LA for the very first time on Dec. 25th, 2015. The first … Read More