Jeremy is a Ph.D. Candidate in the College of Pharmacy. His thesis work aims to design and develop a therapeutic vaccine targeting rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. He has over six years of research experience in life science fields, and he also obtained a dual master degree in epidemiology at the School of Public Health during his doctoral study.
Jeremy is interested in pursuing consulting career where he can utilize his problem-solving skills to solve intellectually challenging problems in diverse industries. He is also a member of the Innovator-In-Residence program at the SearchLite, a market research firm based in Ann Arbor. During his free time, Jeremy likes to work out at the gym and play board games with friends.
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Neal is a master student in the Biomedical Engineering department at the University of Michigan. His research is in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine using Stem Cells to understand how the flow of information into and out of the epigenome is dynamically initiated and maintained during the reprogramming process. Also, to investigate how mechanical perturbation influence chromatin dynamic during reprogramming. His undergraduate studies at Oakland University were in the health sciences specializing in Medical Laboratory Science. He has over 5 years’ experience working at William Beaumont Hospital as a Medical Technologist in various clinical labs from Microbiology, to Immunology and molecular testing.
Neal is interested in consulting after being part of the Innovation Strike Team that is part of the center for entrepreneurship. Which consist of group of students from all disciplines from medicine, law, business, and engineering to work together as consultants for small start up companies. Neal also wants to pursue consulting after enjoy taking ENTR 599 Project Management and Consulting course with Amy Cell. During this class he was able to learn more about what makes successful consulting and management careers and would like to apply and teach other graduates about this avenue. In his free time, Neal likes to workout at the gym and play soccer, tennis, basketball, and bowling.
Role: Vice President for Communication
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Junqi is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Chemistry Department. His research focuses on the development and characterization of micro-devices and micro-analytical instrumentation for airborne and aqueous volatile organic compound detection and analysis. He also synthesizes novel materials for gas sampling technology development. He has successfully completed multiple state-of-the-art microsystem development as a project student leader. One of these prototypes, the wearable micro gas chromatography, has been successfully commercialized through a startup company. Junqi is passionate about the cutting edge technologies and commercializing them to solve the challenging problems in the world and make the planet a better place. Junqi is seeking for a career where he can hone himself as a strong businessman in a talented team.
In his free time, Junqi likes to play bowling and pool with his friends. He is also like reading from which the idea of one startup he co-founded comes.
Role: Vice President for Event Organization
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Qingyi (Emma) is a Ph.D. candidate in the Chemistry Department. Her research focuses on the development of bioanalytical tools, specifically mass spectrometry and liquid chromatography, for elucidation of solution-phase and gas-phase structure of biomolecules. Meanwhile, she works for investigating the ion fragmentation mechanism upon tandem mass spectrometry. In her future career, Qingyi wishes to promote the transition from benchtop techniques to widely used tools, turning scientific values to market values.
Qingyi is also interested in financial management. She obtained her second degree in accounting during her undergraduate, and did a couple of internships at the financial and marketing departments in global companies. Qingyi likes to travel and work out, and enjoys pop music and movies in her free time.
Role: VP for Treasury
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Chandra is currently a Masters student at IOE department of University of Michigan. He studied Civil Engineering during his undergraduate. His belief is that educations and coursework give a set of skills and tools to solve real life issues both at personal and professional level which may or may not be related to the field studied. He has experience of four different sectors including Engineering, Energy, Development, and Business Research.
He brings multiple perspective to the problem and comes up with pragmatic actionable insight. He has a strong flair for mathematics and data, so he is well versed in creating business value of data and in the future, want to become an interdisciplinary consultant in Data driven decision making for various domains he has experience in.
During his free time, he reads The Economist and is passionate about Yoga.