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Featured Undergraduates

Sep 1, 2020

Interview with John B. Joyce

“Science is the most reliable pathway to truth that we have, and the world seems to be moving away from objective truth and fact. Be champions of science, for a silent voice is a consenting one.” – JBJ BS in Genetics Minor in Biotechnology GPA 4.0 Anticipated Graduation: December, 2020 Hi John, what is your… 

Apr 6, 2020

Interview with Natascha Carter

BS in Genetics Minor in German Studies GPA 3.8 Anticipated Graduation:  May, 2020 Hi Natascha, what is your proudest accomplishment as an NC State student? My proudest accomplishment at NC State is working with students in my GN311 problem session and office hours while designing and printing a 3D model for student learning. The model demonstrates the… 

Feb 17, 2020

Interview with Brianna Johns

Interview with Brianna Johns BS in Zoology BA in International Studies Minor in Wildlife Science Anticipated Graduation: May, 2020                                                                                        Hi Brianna, what is your proudest accomplishment as an NC State student? My proudest accomplishment as an NC State Student would be working with my peers to form the Citizen Science Club at NC State. It started… 

Jan 15, 2020

Interview with Lindsey Gentry

Interview with Lindsey Gentry BS in Zoology GPA 3.9 Anticipated Graduation:  May, 2020 Hi Lindsey, what is your proudest accomplishment as an NC State student? My proudest accomplishment is receiving the ACC Fellowship Grant to conduct my own research on the ‘blotch’ color morphism in East African cichlids. Cichlids are one of the most diverse and… 

Nov 10, 2019

Interview with Ike Emerson

BS in Biological Sciences, Human Biology Concentration BS in Biochemistry Minor in Biotechnology Anticipated Graduation: December, 2019 GPA 4.0 What is your proudest accomplishment as an NC State student? My proudest accomplishment as an NC State Student has been my undergraduate research work in characterizing a geminivirus infection in the tomato variety Lanai. Through this work, I… 

Sep 30, 2019

Interview with Abdul-khaliq Abdul-matin

BS in Microbiology, Anticipated Graduation:  December, 2019 What is your proudest accomplishment as an NC State student? Being able to call members of “PACK” family. The relationships that I’ve forged here will be cherished for my lifetime and then some. What do you love best about your department or major? This department is phenomenal! They truly… 

Mar 11, 2019

Katie Jenkins

Interview with Katie Jenkins BS in Genetics, Minor in Biotechnology GPA 3.9 Anticipated Graduation:  May, 2019 What is your proudest accomplishment as an NC State student? My proudest accomplishment would have to be receiving my CMI internship beginning in the summer of 2017 and continuing through today. Through this internship, I have been able to get… 

Jan 16, 2019

Joelle Fuchs

Interview with Joelle Fuchs BA in Biological Sciences, with a focus on social and biological determinants of mental health. Graduated:  December, 2018 (CONGRATULATIONS and DON’T FORGET US!)   What is your proudest accomplishment as an NC State student? I had the opportunity to be the second author on the paper: Effects of perinatal bisphenol A exposure… 

Nov 26, 2018

Interview with Alyssa Hartzheim

What is your proudest accomplishment as an NC State student? My proudest accomplishment is receiving a grant to conduct my own research with Common Snapping Turtles. The Common Snapping Turtle is my favorite animal and with the help of the grant, I was able to conduct research to better understand if blood lactate levels are a… 

Sep 17, 2018

Noah Riley

Interview with Noah Riley BA in Biological Sciences Minors in Japanese, Genetics, and Biotechnology Anticipated Graduation:  May 2019 What is your proudest accomplishment as an NC State student? Spending the summer of 2017 doing research at the National Institutes of Health with the Amgen Scholars Program, studying bacterial serotonin transporters and health disparities. What do you…