Here you will find a collection of profiles featuring the amazing students who make up the College of Biological Sciences.
Hometown: Willmar, MN
Major: Cellular and Organismal Physiology
Ashley Arthur, a sixth-year PhD student in MCDB&G also completed a MS in Computational Biology. Conducting research in a cell biology lab and starting the UMN Chapter of Girls Who Code keeps her busy on campus.
Hometown: Woodbury, MN
Microbiology and Political Science
This scholarship will aid toward your research endeavors. What are you planning to use this scholarship for and what draws you to that area of research? What are you hoping to find?
Your year and major?
I am a senior in CBS studying Plant and Microbial Biology.
For Xianyi Xiong, looking at the world from multiple perspectives is merely everyday life. The junior, who is studying microbiology and biochemistry, has to interact with classmates, manage schoolwork and live in an American city as a first-generation, foreign-born student from China.
Siddharth Bharath Iyengar’s interest in community is expansive.
Reme Abulu looks at disparities in our healthcare system and sees more than a list of problems to solve. For the College of Biological Sciences undergraduate and aspiring physician, some of these systemic issues are personal.