Updated: Jun 1, 2020
Alexandria Adigun is a rising senior majoring in Biology and minoring in Chemistry and Psychology. Since her freshman year at Howard she has engaged in research on and off campus through the Biology Honor’s program at Howard Medical School, Harvard Medical School’s System’s Biology Internship and was also the first African American accepted in the Vienna Biocentre’s Summer School Research Program in its 10-year history. From working in molecular genetics to embryo development in frogs and brain regeneration in axolotl she is interested in creating an interdisciplinary niche for herself in the field of developmental and stem cell biology. She also serves the Howard community as a member of the Freshman Leadership Academy, Bison Abroad Ambassador, and content creator for Her Campus Howard. She also serves within the DC area as a dedicated volunteer with the non-profit Reading Partners. Ms. Adigun was also recognized for her volunteer contributions during her fall 2019 semester studying abroad in Granada, Spain for her work with the NGO Solidarios as a nursing home volunteer. Upon graduating Ms. Adigun plans to obtain her MD-PhD and specialize in psychiatry and developmental biology. She plans to pursue a career in academia.
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