People profiles

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Ana - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Doing cool research related to microbial metabolic pathways!

Favourite food: Potatoes in literally any form.

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Kristina - Psychology

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: Biology

Career goal: I am still undecided about whether or not I want to pursue a job in therapy or Industrial/Organizational Psychology. My ideal career would be person-centric, where I would have the opportunity to work with teams and use my knowledge of human behaviour to help problem-solve.

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Dorothy - Honours science

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Clinical Pharmacist!

Favourite food: California Rolls :)

How I get involved: I'm part of UW iGEM, UW Cancer Foundation, and UWCRT!

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Becca - Earth Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Hydrogeology

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Hetvi - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: To have my own pharmaceutical company

Favourite food: Injera and Shiro!

How I get involved: Lately due to COVID this has been difficult, however, I look forward to being a Science Ambassador this year, making new connections and memories and also hopefully joining more clubs!

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Harini - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Radiation Therapist

Favourite food: Burritos!

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Anna - Life Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Medical Physics

Career goal: Medical Radiation Technologist

Favourite food: Bubble Tea, Korean Fried Chicken, and Strawberries!

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Sadie - Life Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Biophysics

Career goal: Medical Research Scientist

Favourite food: chicken fried rice <3

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Tiffany - Science and Aviation

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Airline Pilot

Favourite food: Pasta

How I get involved: As well as volunteering with the Science Ambassadors, I play intramural soccer, volunteer at the Science CnD, and am part of the Women in Aviation Winged Warriors chapter.

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Samridhi - Psychology

science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Clinical psychologist or Psychiatrist

Favourite food: Sushi, and ramen

How I get involved: UW dance clubs, volunteering programs, and as a Science ambassador

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Chloe - Environmental Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Ecology

Career goal: I hope to one day obtain a position that allows me to interact with nature regularly, contribute to conservation efforts, and participate in community outreach!

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Stephany - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Medicine, somewhere along the line specializing in some sort of surgery.

Favourite food: I am a foodie so I eat them all

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Denis - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Minor: Medical Physiology

Career goal: Physician with a possible specialization in cardiology.

Favourite food: Burritos!

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Sophie - Materials and Nanosciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: To be determined, I believe co-op will help

Favourite food: Lasagna

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Nicki - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Next year I will be pursuing a Master's in Physical Chemistry at the University of Waterloo. Beyond that I'm not sure how my future will look but I'm sure I will be in a lab somewhere!

Favourite food: Calamari

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Jingxuan - Science and Business

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Biotechnology

Career goal: I want to be in a position that allows me to use my problem solving skills. My childhood dream of becoming an astronaut still hasn't died yet, so it's a slight possibility in two decades.

Favourite food: Sashimi

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Krisanthia - Biotechnology/Chartered Professional Accountancy

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Broadly speaking, I plan to pursue a CPA designation and I would like to work in a science-based business.

Favourite food: Soup! <3

How I get involved: Science orientation, library ambassadors, and science ambassadors!

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Maggie - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Minor: Biology

Career goal: Either healthcare related or something that will allow me to communicate and help others, such as an advisor of some sort! I'm still keeping an open mind to see where the road takes me!

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Jasmine - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Medicine

Favourite food: Pesto Pasta

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Robert P. Lemieux

Dean of Science

Dean Lemieux joined Waterloo on July 1, 2015 from Queen's University, where he was a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Associate Dean of Research for the Faculty of Arts and Science.

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Ahmed - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Doctor/Medicine

Favourite food: Eggplant parmesan

How I get involved: Constantly be on the lookout for opportunities that interest me!

Why I love my program

It fulfills the prerequisites for medical school and has courses that I find intriguing!

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Samantha - Materials and Nanosciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I’m still exploring the amazing opportunities out there, but would love to work in an environment with lots of hands-on experience!

Favourite food: Dumplings and potato chips :)

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Divya - Science and Business

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Physics

Minors: Mathematics

Career goal: Data Strategy Consulting

Favourite food: Guacamole

Hayya - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: hopefully something in the medical field

Favourite food: Fried Chicken (from yang yum chicken in the building that has CoCo's near campus)

How I get involved: I like to take part in some of the many clubs offered at the university. I love the clubs under SciSoc because it's a great place to meet people with the same interests as you and it's a really welcoming community. I also like doing some extracurriculars (ie: Muay Thai)

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Saral - Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Researcher / Professor or both!!

Favourite food: Pasta or any Indian food.

How I get involved: Science Ambassadors

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Tiffany - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Minors: Biology and Medical Physiology

Career goal: Pharmacist

Favourite food: Bubble Tea

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Sabrina - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Physician

Favourite food: Watermelon!

How I get involved: Apart from being a Science Ambassador, I am a Sponsorship Director for UW Supporting SickKids!

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Carson - Earth Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: PhD

Stream of study: Regular

Specialization: Geology

Career goal: Professor

Favourite food: Poutine! Oh goodness, most definitely poutine. Although I am very particular about it

How I get involved: Ambassadors, TAing, and I used to do Science Orientation week and Let's Talk Science!

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Michael - Chemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Research

Favourite food: Lobster Roll

How I get involved: I take part in orientation every year. I also volunteer at the Science CnD when it is open!

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Elin - Medicinal Chemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I'd love to work as a research organic chemist in an industry setting, particularly pharmaceutical-based if the opportunity arises!

Favourite food: Waffles

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Hayley - Science and Business

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Chemistry

Career goal: I’m not sure yet, maybe something in marketing!

Favourite food: Chicken nuggets

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Arunemathi - Environmental Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Ecology

Career goal: My career goal is to work in conservation or restoration. I would love to help out in protecting and preserving habitats and the natural environment.

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Tyler - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Pediatrican

Favourite food: Chinese food but more specifically Stir-fry noodles

How I get involved: By joining great leadership teams like the Science Ambassadors of course. Not only that but last year I was part of the Student Activities Team for the St. Jerome’s residence. I also get involved by participating in different extracurricular activities every term. I always join Intramural soccer (and volleyball when I can), and I am also part of UW Hip-Hop.

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Sharyn - Psychology

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: Biology

Career goal: Clinical Psychologist

Favourite food: Veggie stir fry

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Kyla - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Dermatologist

Favourite food: Any Dessert With Chocolate

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Janet - Optometry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3                        

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Optometrist

Favourite food: Sushi

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Alvin - Optometry

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Optometrist!

Favourite food: Loaded Cheese Fries at Crabby Joe's

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Defne - Mathematical Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Physics Researcher, Data Scientist

Favourite food: Bagels and tomato soup

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Sarah - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: My career goal is to become a pathologist, although I would also like to research viruses/disease in humans and other living creatures.

Favourite food: Fish tacos!

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Felicia - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: To go into research or go to professional school

Favourite food: Sushi!

How I get involved: I loved volunteering at the Science CnD and during Open Houses.

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Joy - Science and Aviation

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Specialization: Earth Sciences

Career goal: After graduation, I'd like to become a flight instructor or a bush pilot! Ultimately, a commercial pilot!

Favourite food: Mac and Cheese

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Olivia - Earth sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Field geologist

Favourite food: Pasta! A pretty broad category but I haven't found a type I don't like yet.

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Cherry - Pharmacy

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

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Katelyn - Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: Astrophysics

Career goal: Professor

Favourite food: Grilled cheese with asiago & tomato

How I get involved: Science Ambassadors!

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Chloe - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Commercial airline pilot

Favourite food: Waffles

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Taylor - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Research involving water treatment and microbial ecology!

Favourite food: Burritos!

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Ravicha - Science and Business

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: Economics

Diploma: Chinese Language

Career goal: I honestly change my mind every few months, so we shall see. Still debating between becoming an astronaut or starting my own consulting firm.

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Winnie - Science and Aviation

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Specialization: Earth Sciences

Career goal: Ultimately I want to become an airline pilot, but after graduation I would love to become a flight instructor.

Favourite food: Sushi 

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Shelby - Environmental Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Aquatic Ecology Research

Favourite food: Mint Chocolate

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Tim - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 1 (PhD)

Stream of study: Regular

Specialization: Microbiology

Career goal: To continue studying the impacts of climate change exacerbated disturbances on bacterial communities in source waters and the challenges they pose to drinking water treatment and infrastructure.

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Azzam - Physics and Astronomy

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Finance or Professor

Favourite food: Pineapple Pizza

How I get involved: I enjoy taking part in as many science related things as possible! From being a volunteer for Let’s Talk Science to being president of PhysClub, I love taking on new challenges and gaining new experiences.

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Manhah - Science and Business

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Medicine - Doctor

Favourite food: Mashed Potatoes

How I get involved: I like to network with my peers, get involved in activities and extra-curriculars.

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Evan - Environmental Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Ecology

Minor: Earth Science

Career goal: I don't know yet, but I have enjoyed the experiences I have had in both lab work and at municipal governments.

Favourite food: Sushi

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Khurshid - Mathematical Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Minors: Pure Mathematics, Astrophysics

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Martina - Science and Business

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Chemistry

Career goal: I'm not entirely sure yet. I do hope that I have a career where I'm always on my feet and constantly being challenged!

Favourite food: Bagels... and coffee! Lots of coffee!!

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Raoul - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Medical School

Favourite food: Sushi

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Eric - Mathematical Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I'm still not sure, I've been trying out jobs in different fields but haven't found the ideal one yet.

Favourite food: Gyros

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Ridhee - Physics and Astronomy

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: Environmental Assessment Diploma

Career goal: I want to build telescopes and instruments that go into telescopes and make them better. I love how cool it is to be able to look at objects with literally two mirrors connected to a computer. In addition to this, I want to research on extra-solar systems and exoplanets.

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Rosa - Pharmacy

science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I am working towards successfully completing my PharmD and exploring various fields of pharmacy during my co-op placements. I am currently striving to become a competent pharmacist who can provide high-quality care and improve patient health outcomes/experiences in pharmacy practice.

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Susy - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Physician

Favourite food: 5oz Burger from South Street Burger

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Jacquelyn - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Something to do with helping people through science application

Favourite food: MAC AND CHEESE

How I get involved: I get involved by joining clubs and teams. As well as participating in inter murals

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Nadia - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Option: Bioinformatics

Career goal: I would like to become a genetic counselor!

Favourite food: Watermelon

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Molly - Environmental Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I want to work in the science field of ecology and conservation

Favourite food: Any type of noodle dish

How I get involved: I joined Volleyball intermurals and the Science Ambassadors

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Amanda - Pharmacy

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I want to work as a pharmacist in direct patient care.

Favourite food: I could eat pizza all day everyday.

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Andre - Physics and Astronomy

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Studying the atmospheres of other planets

Favourite food: Homemade lasagna

How I get involved: Along with Science Ambassadors, I've previously been involved with Phys Club, Orientation, and the Science Coffee and Donut shop

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Inderpreet - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: My career goals change frequently, but currently, I’m aspiring to be a researcher in biochemistry, particularly in areas related to gene expression. Teaching and STEM outreach is also something I am passionate about and hope to continue after my studies.

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Areeba - Pharmacy

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I would like to work as a clinical pharmacist in a multi-disciplinary environment that fosters continuous learning and patient-centered care.

Favourite food: Gulab Jamuns (South Asian sweet)

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Milena - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

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Ariel - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Research and Scientific Education

Favourite food: Phad Thai

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Hillary - Honours science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Teacher

Favourite food: I love Japanese and Korean food!

How I get involved: I have been involved within the University of Waterloo as an Off-Campus Don, a Science Society Peer Mentor, and a Let's Talk Science Volunteer.

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Jerika - Psychology

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: UX Researcher or Geriatric Psychologist

Favourite food: Tteokbokki

How I get involved: After volunteering at U at Waterloo day in 2019

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Caitlin - Pharmacy

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Right now, I am leaning towards becoming a pharmacist in the hospital setting. However, I am looking forward to exploring different settings through co-op!

Favourite food: Pizza!

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Ashley - Environmental Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I hope to one day go into environmental politics or ecology research.

Favourite food: Indian food

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Temi - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Medicine

Favourite food: Peppermint tea

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Dawson - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I have no idea where I will end up, but so far my interests are aimed towards lab work and research. I am really interested in forensics, both from a chemical and biological standpoint. I hope to explore forensics (and many other options) moving forwards!

Favourite food: Sushi, especially BBQ eel

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Prakriti - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I would love to be involved in genetics in some way, through research, labs, or genetic counselling. I am still exploring all of my options! There are so many areas and types of careers to choose from!

Favourite food: Pasta!

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Bethany - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Medicine

Favourite food: Pasta

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