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Michael BamimoreFor biology major Michael Bamimore, “[Transferring to] Rutgers–Camden was one of the best choices I ever made in my life.” Read more ...

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Michael Bamimore


After he earns his bachelor’s degree, Michael plans to attend his dream medical school, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. S Continue reading

Posted at 10:01 a.m. March 26, 2015, in Featured Student

Alesha Figueroa-Falcon


Alesha Figueroa-Falcon is a person that cannot be stopped. She faced a lot of hardships growing up, but that did not stop her from tackling AP English, AP Biology, Honors Trigonometry, and Honors Physics in high school. She has won … Continue reading

Posted at 3:49 p.m. Feb. 16, 2015, in Featured Student

Natalia Ortiz-Bachier


  “Natalia Ortiz-Bachier, a University of Puerto Rico (UPR) student seeking her bachelor’s degree in cellular molecular biology, was one of the students accepted into REU after a rigorous application process.  Ortiz-Bachier learned about REU from her mother, who is … Continue reading

Posted at 10:08 a.m. Nov. 6, 2014, in Featured Student, News

Mary Cheetham

Mary Cheetham Rutgers Biology Student Internships

Summer Research Internship is a great way of getting the hands-on experience and build a strong resume. Here is a story from a biology major student Mary Cheetham. I spent eleven weeks this summer as a student trainee at the … Continue reading

Posted at 1:09 p.m. Sept. 5, 2014, in Featured Student, Internships

David Luor

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As a freshman, I quickly found Rutgers to be a fertile ground of high-caliber biology faculty who simultaneously make advances in their respective fields and take great pains to involve undergraduates in their labs. Continue reading

Posted at 9:38 a.m. Feb. 21, 2014, in Featured Student

Ryan Pachucki


Ryan Pachucki has always enjoyed science, and knew that research experience would be the key to his success. Continue reading

Posted at 12:38 p.m. Oct. 20, 2013, in Featured Student