Graduate student Mustika Rahmawati hopes her research will one day help scientists and clinicians in the fertility field better diagnose and prevent male infertility. Mustika is pursuing a PhD in Molecular Biosciences.
From Vancouver, Washington, Maggie Munoz recently graduated from WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. While she has wrapped up her undergraduate studies, she plans on staying on campus to continue her research on Lyme disease and relapsing fever in the lab of Dr. Troy Bankhead before pursuing a doctorate in molecular biology.
Graduate student Charles Ugwu is leading research to identify strategies that can limit the ability of a common type of pathogenic bacteria to utilize the metabolic requirements critical for its proliferation.
Kaylie Richards has aspirations of medical school after she graduates this spring from WSU. From Pacifica, California, about 20 minutes south of San Francisco, Kaylie is majoring in neuroscience, pre-medicine track, and minoring in biology.
The life-long learning that comes with being a veterinarian is a motivator, but ultimately, Carolyn Fisher pursued veterinary medicine to preserve the human-animal bond by improving the well-being of animals and helping people.