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Jessica Begay


Jessica Begay

Cohort: 2015-2016

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Heather Ward

Department: Pathology

Home Institution: The University of New Mexico

Research Interests: Molecular Cell and Genetics in Diseases

Scholar Description

I graduated from UNM with a BS in biology and minored in professional writing. My degree focused more on molecular biology. My current academic interests are on molecular cell and genetics, and applying that to diseases. I am working in the lab with Heather Ward in the Department of Pathology with research that relates Kidney Disease and Diabetes. On my free time, I enjoy music, dancing (country and salsa are the most fun, I think), basketball, running, playing the piano, hanging out, and Netflix binging.

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