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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 Madeline Schutte

This CBS senior is building community with fellow aspiring Physician Assistants in the college. 

Madeline Schutte

Who are you?
Madeline Schutte; Biology major; senior (graduating in December)

Where is your hometown?
Maple Grove, MN.

What CBS Circle are you leading this year?
Pre-Physician Assistant Preparation

Exploring Medicine in Mandarin

Thomas Lein takes advantage of Chinese Language Flagship Program in Nanjing, China, only the second U of M student to complete the program.
Thomas Lein

Thomas Lein has his sights set on medical school. But before launching into an MD program, the senior, who is studying biochemistry and Chinese, jumped at the opportunity to explore his interests outside the sciences.  

A Calling in Conakry

CBS undergraduate Karimatou Bah traces her interest in medicine back to her childhood in Guinea.

Karimatou Bah

Karimatou Bah sees pursuing medicine as more than studying the human body or enjoying the prestige of becoming a doctor. For her, it’s personal.  

CBSelfie with Cameron Gray

This undergraduate leads a CBS Circle discussing the intersection of science and philosophy. 

Cameron Gray

Who are you?
Cameron Gray, Neuroscience major, Senior

Where is your hometown?
Rochester, MN

What CBS circle are you leading this year?
Science, Philosophy, and Vonnegut

CBSelfie with Rachel Berg

This undergrad leads a CBS Circle exploring what life looks like after graduating with a degree in EEB.

Rachel Berg

Who are you?
Rachel Berg; Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior major; Junior

CBSelfie With Jordyn Dwyer

Many CBS students start with their sights set on a career in healthcare. But what happens if they change their mind? This undergrad is leading a CBS Circle on exactly that.

Jordyn Dwyer

This is a series on students who lead CBS Circles, small groups that meet regularly on campus to discuss topics of interest. 

Who are you?
Jordyn Dwyer, Biology, Junior

CBSelfie with Jesse Abelson

This CBS undergraduate is globetrotting to take on health issues all over the world.
Jesse Abelson

Your name: Jesse Abelson

Your year: Junior

Your major(s): Biology and Nutrition

CBSelfie with Zachary Weinstock

This CBS undergraduate has the brains for neuroscience.

Zach Weinstock

Your name: Zachary Weinstock

Your year: Senior

Your major: Neuroscience (minors in Pharmacology & Psychology)