Predator-prey Dynamics Reveal Hidden Structure in the Sea
Tuesday, November 3 at 3:30pm
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It is not every day you meet an undergraduate student with a triple major in cell and molecular biology, biological sciences, and psychology. But Catherine Garcia, a senior in the College of the Environment and Life Sciences, is not your typical student. This spring, she’ll graduate with a bachelor’s degree in all three areas of study, and she has already been accepted to the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Although her academic interests may appear broad, Garcia has a laser-sharp focus on her goal of becoming a cardiac surgeon to help underserved communities.
Born in the Dominican Republic, Garcia was inspired to pursue medicine by the doctors who performed a life-saving surgery on her cousin’s aorta, the heart artery that supplies oxygenated blood to the body.... [Read More]