My Last ARCS Recognition Luncheon

This year, the ladies of Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) invited all scholars from the Los Angeles Founder Chapter to a wonderful lunch at the Los Angeles Country Club. Students and faculty from USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering and Keck School of Medicine, CalTech, Harvey Mudd, Pomona, and UCLA’s Brain Research Institute were all in attendance. We started off … Read More

USC Summer Outreach in Engineering

This summer, I was fortunate to take part of this incredible program through the Viterbi School of Engineering called SHINE. Standing for Summer High School Intensive in Next-Generation Engineering, SHINE is a seven-week opportunity for high school students embarking on a pathway in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and medicine). Throughout this time, they have a chance to participate in hands-on … Read More

Presenting at a Science Open Mic Night!

In preparation for my qualifying exam (which I passed on March 1st!!), I signed up for every single opportunity available to me to present in front of a live audience. In the 10 presentations I gave in the month of February, my favorite by far was the one where I engaged with students from other STEM departments – Science Open … Read More

Science Outreach: Centrifuges in Research and the Real World

Posted: March 21, 2018, 3:30pm Last week, about 70 students from the Orthopaedic Medical Magnet High School stopped by the Laboratory for Living Systems Engineering to learn a little bit about centrifuges and how we use them in our daily research. Each mini group of students stopped by three different stations to learn about (1) the overview of tissue platforms … Read More