GSBS Student Profiles of the Week

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Name: Alexis OrozcoPowerPoint Presentation

Program & Concentration: M.S. in Biomedical Sciences

Expected Graduation Year: 2016

Hometown: El Paso, Texas

Why are you interested in biomedical research?
I am interested in biomedical research to further my knowledge and gain experience to become a well-rounded student.

Where do you see yourself five years after graduation?
I see myself graduating from pharmacy school andĀ beginningĀ a career as a pharmacist.

Favorite thing to do in El Paso:
Relaxing and enjoying our mild weather!

What do you do in your downtime?
Enjoying our local sporting events, like our minor league baseball team the El Paso Chihuahuas, or going to the movies.

Three words that describe you:
Diligent, considerate, and optimistic.

Something about you that not many people may know:
I work as a pharmacy technician.

 

Name: Sara Marie PowellPowerPoint Presentation

Program & Concentration: M.S. in Biomedical Sciences

Expected Graduation Year: 2016

Hometown: El Paso, TX

Why are you interested in biomedical research?
It gives me an opportunity to expand my scientific knowledge and to contribute to the identification of pharmacological agents that can be used to control or manage diseases. Without research, we would not have many of the medications available to us today.

Where do you see yourself five years after graduation?
I see myself completing pharmacy school.

Favorite thing to do in El Paso:
Shop!

What do you do in your downtime?
Spend quality time with my family.

Three words that describe you:
Dedicated, thoughtful, and driven.

Something about you that not many people may know:
At a previous internship, I assisted with examining and fingerprinting cadavers.