President | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi everyone! My name is Janice Dang and I am a 3rd year Bioengineering: Biotechnology major in Sixth College with a General Biology minor. I've been involved with BMES since my freshman year as a sublead for Bioengineering Day, co-chair for Translational Medicine Day, and now as President of BMES. This organization has provided me with opportunities to make new friends within the major and improve my soft/technical skills. Outside of BMES, you'll either find me at SoulCycle or trying a new restaurant around the San Diego area. Please feel free to shoot me an email with any questions or if you would just like to chat!
Vice-President External | email@example.com
I'm Parisa Shahabi, I am your Vice President External for this academic year! I am a fourth year Bioengineering: Biotechnology major from Warren college. Aside from BMES, I am studying cardiovascular biomechanics in the DVJ Lab, and am part of UCSD's iGEM Synthetic Biology Team with JCVI. Outside of school, I love doing nail art, going to music festivals, and enjoying beach sunset bonfires with my friends. Reach out if you have any questions (or want to just hang out!) and hope to see you join BMES!
Vice-President Internal | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi all! My name is Sarah Chittle, I'm a 4th year Bioengineering: Biotechnology major in Warren College. My favorite thing about BMES is the wonderful community of fellow bioengineers that I've found through this organization. Besides BMES, I'm also involved in Gender Minorities in Bioengineering (GMBE) and I'm an undergraduate research assistant in the Aguado iBiomaterials Lab. For fun I like to read, do crafts, and go on hikes!
Vice-President Finance | email@example.com
Hello everyone! My name is Donovan Moore and I'm a 4th year Seventh college student majoring in Bioengineering: Biosystems. What I enjoy most about BMES is the type of opportunities it provides for students to get involved in a variety of disciplines while also fostering a welcoming environment and warming community to be a part of! Some of my hobbies and things I like doing are playing basketball and video games mostly, but I also enjoy gardening and writing as well! I'm usually fairly quick to reply to emails, so let me know if you have any questions or concerns, regardless of if they are related to BMES or not!
Lab Expo Co-Chair | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi! My name is Ruby Diaz and I'm a Biological Anthropology major from Revelle. My favorite thing about BMES is all the diverse experiences and opportunities that have come to help me in my academic career! In my free time I like photography and gardening!
Lab Expo Co-Chair | email@example.com
Hi! My name is Courtney Lo and I am a 3rd year Molecular and Cell Biology major with a Computer Science minor, in Marshall College. My favorite part of BMES is all the opportunities to connect with industry representatives, as well as the chance to connect with people from different backgrounds who share an interest in Bioengineering. Aside from BMES, I am an undergraduate research at the Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience (SCCN). Feel free to reach out with any questions you may have!
Translational Medicine Day Co-Chair | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hey y'all! My name is Simon Joseph and I'm a 3rd year BioEngineering: BioTech major from sixth college! In my free time I love to cook, hike, and mess about with friends. I feel lucky to be a part of BMES. I've met so many great people and have had many opportunities to network with faculty and industry members while also pursuing my personal goal of forwarding medical technology. I also work in the Akbari Lab on malarial vector genetic controls, and I'm a member of UCSD HAARP. I'd love for anyone to reach out about anything in particular, I'd be happy to help answer questions or to just chat!
Translational Medicine Day Co-Chair | email@example.com
Hey! My name is Viha Ukani. I am a 4th year Bioengineering: Bioengineering major and a Finance minor. My favourite thing about BMES is the exposure that I get through its events and the opportunities to advance my personal and professional goals. In my free time, I like watching true crime shows and movies, playing basketball, skiing, and going out! Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or want to play basketball;)
Outreach Co-Chair | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi! My name is Jacqueline Grime and I am a third year molecular and cell biology major with a minor in Japanese studies. My favorite thing about BMES is that there are so many opportunities to make important connections and gather experience! In my free time I like to keep up with my favorite TV shows and crochet.
Outreach Co-Chair | email@example.com
Hi! I'm Kate, a 2nd year Bioengineering: Biotechnology major from Revelle. My favorite animal is the mantis shrimp, I work in a biomaterials and regenerative medicine lab, and in my free time I play D&D and read lots of books! Feel free to reach out if you want to talk about BMES, research, or nerd stuff. See you around!
Bioengineering Day Co-Chair | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi! My name is Annika O'Rourke and I'm excited to be the co-chair for Bioengineering Day 2024. I enjoy being a part of BMES because it is a great environment to learn about the major and meet people with similar interests. In addition to this club, I am a member of Lion Dance at UC San Diego. Let me know if you have any questions about BE day, BMES, or anything else!
Bioengineering Day Co-Chair | email@example.com
Hi! I'm Myra, a current fourth-year undergraduate student studying Bioengineering: Biotechnology at UC San Diego. My past research involved implementing genetic engineering and synthetic biology techniques for cancer immunotherapy and biosensor development. After graduation, I aim to get my Ph.D. in Bioengineering. I like to draw and someday hope to combine science and art to make education more accessible.
Project Team Co-Chair | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi all! My name is Michael Megally and I am a 4th year from Warren majoring in Bioengineering: Bioengineering with a music minor. My favorite thing about BMES is the learning community we uphold, giving everyone room to grow personal and technically-wise. In my free time I like to play the violin (I am a part of two orchestras), play with my dog Cody, and watch shows.
Project Team Co-Chair | email@example.com
Hello! My name is Iris, and I'm a 4th year Bioengineering: Biosystems student in Revelle. Some of my current hobbies include cooking, film photography, running, and exploring San Diego. BMES is a wonderful way to get to know your peers and to learn more about the great opportunities at UCSD, so I hope you'll drop by sometime. Also, feel free to let me know if you ever have any questions, and I'll do my best to answer them!
Social Co-Chair | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello! My name is Capalina Melentyev and I am a 4th year general bioengineering major from Warren. My favorite things about BMES are the people; I have made a lot of great memories with people I have met in the bioengineering community. Outside of school, I like to play the violin, rock climb, and right now I am currently learning how to dj. Please reach out to me if you have any questions and feel free to send me your favorite music!
Social Co-Chair | email@example.com
Hi! My name is Sujit Tunuguntla and I am a 4th year Bioengineering: Bioengineering major from Sixth College. One of my favorite elements of the BMES organization is that it is a welcoming community where everyone is looking to share, learn, and have a great time together. Some of my hobbies in my free time are playing basketball, photography, trying new food, and spending time my golden doodle puppy, Loki. Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions, want to learn more about BMES, and anything in general. Look forward to meeting y'all this year!
Webmaster | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi! My name is Armando Ramil and I am a 4th year Bioengineering Major from Sixth. My favorite thing about BMES is the amazing group of people that I have met through this organization. Besides BMES, I am an undergraduate researcher in the Lal Lab. Outside of school, I like to listen to music, swim, and hike. If you have any questions, BMES related or not, feel free to reach out to me!
Freshman Representative | email@example.com
Hi everyone! I'm Emily Pan and I'm excited to serve as the Freshmen Representative this year! I'm majoring in bioengineering and I'm in Sixth college! Besides BMES, I'm also doing research in the Mali Lab and I'm involved in the PATHS Program and UCSD Scholar Society. For fun, I love swimming, going on hikes, and going to the beach!