1. How did you get into the field?
I am an Integrative Biologist interested in how organisms cope with extreme environments.  I got into this field when I changed careers to become a science teacher.  During…

1. How did you get into the field?
Both my mom and grandma have Type 2 diabetes, a very common disease in the black community. In graduate school, I sought out a lab that studied diabetes….

1. How did you get into the field?

My graduate training in x-ray crystallography was done here at UCI. I determined structures of membrane proteins and light-activated transcription factors. I used this early success to pivot…

1. How did you get into the field?

It honestly just kinda happened. My first research experience as an undergrad was with my genetics professor, a Black woman who studied dopamine in C. Elegans. When I…