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Student Profile

Here you will find a collection of profiles featuring the amazing students who make up the College of Biological Sciences.

CBSelfie with Destiny Weaver

Neuroscience major Destiny Weaver shares how getting involved on campus has allowed her to promote diversity in STEM fields

Destiny Weaver

Who are you?
Destiny Weaver; sophomore

Brooklyn Park, MN

Putting Down Roots

Jesse Abelson and classmates combat malnutrition in Haiti by turning bunchgrass into a cash crop

Vetiver plant

Even back on campus, Jesse Abelson’s memories of being a volunteer emergency medical technician in Haiti never strayed far from his mind.

CBSelfie with Austin Hovland

This CBS undergrad is exploring the passion behind the petri dish.

Austin Hovland

What’s your major?
Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development.

What year in school are you?
Junior (Graduating)

Where is your hometown?
Jordan, MN

CBSelfie with Erin Chappuis

This CBS senior explores the iniquities in a career field she’s helping others prepare for.

Erin ChappuisWhat’s your major?

What year in school are you?

Where is your hometown?
Eagan, Minnesota

CBSelfie with Dimitri Sidiropoulos

This CBS undergrad is all about getting with the program(ming).

Dimitri Sidropoulos

Sidiropoulos (pictured third from the left) takes a picture with fellow members of the Biologists Who Code Circle. 

Who are you?
Dimitri Sidiropoulos; Senior; Genetics, Cell Biology and Development and Biochemistry major

CBSelfie with Danielle Amundsen

Whether it’s Grey’s Anatomy, ER or General Hospital, this CBS undergraduate sees where the media gets medicine right, and sometimes a bit wrong.

Danielle Amundsen

Who are you?
Danielle Amundsen; Junior; Biochemistry major, Spanish Studies and Public Health minors

Where is your hometown?
Waunakee, WI

Insights on Insulin

Audrey Lane shares findings on diabetes distress at American Pancreatic Association’s annual meeting in Boston.
Audrey Lane

Audrey Lane, a CBS senior studying genetics, cell biology and development, recently took her research endeavors to Boston, presenting her findings on diabetes distress after a total pancreatectomy at the American Pancreatic Association’s annual meeting.