Devon McGrath

Devon McGrath is a PhD student in Chemistry at Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Devon works with porous materials for applications in environmental pollutant decontamination. He was born and raised in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and completed his Bachelor of Science with an Advanced Major in Chemistry at St. Francis Xavier University. If you are interested in getting in touch with Devon you can do so via email (dtdmcgrath@mun.ca), LinkedIn (/in/devonmcgrath), or Twitter (@McgrathDevon).

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Nellie Lizotte

Currently attending the University of New Brunswick, Nellie is pursuing a degree in Business Administration. She is particularly interested in Economics as well as Finance and Accounting. Nellie hopes to innovate the business world with her passionate and ambitious spirit. When she is not studying in the library or interning at a local Fredericton business, you could find her at the gym, spending time with her friends and family, or nose deep in a murder mystery novel.

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Emma Giberson

Emma is studying biology with a minor in psychology at the University of New Brunswick.  She loves making connections, finding opportunities to learn and helping others. Following her undergraduate degree, Emma hopes to pursue a career in research with a focus in dentistry.  Besides studying in the science concourse, Emma enjoys rock climbing, playing monopoly, listening to Queen and watching Harry Potter.

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Alexandre Banks

Alexandre is currently enrolled in Electrical Engineering and minoring in biology at the University of New Brunswick. In the future, he hopes to attend medical school and pursue a field in biomedical research; thus, helping to enhance, and expand, knowledge in the field of medicine and ultimately improve the health care system. When Alexandre is not working toward his degree, he enjoys collaborating with others to create positive societal change through involvement with service groups such as S.P.R.I.N.G. Furthermore, running, playing the fiddle, and talking with friends and family are some of his cherished personal endeavours.

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Jackson Weir

Studying Biology at the University of New Brunswick, Jackson actively seeks opportunities to learn, contribute to humanity’s scientific body of knowledge, and help others. With a strong passion for discovery, he plans to pursue a career in medical research and use novel methods to treat cancer. When he’s not in the lab or the library, Jackson enjoys playing basketball, salmon fishing, and inspiring younger generations of budding scientists.

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Isaac Francis

Isaac is studying chemical engineering at the University of New Brunswick - Fredericton. He takes a special interest in the fields of sports medicine, and intends to pursue that career through medical school. Outside of class, he can often be found at the gym, running track for UNB or finishing last minute assignments at the library. 

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Prevail Laurent

Prevail is studying Biology at the University of New Brunswick. Within her field of study, her passion lies in laboratory analysis, health and research. She can always be found in the science library or chatting with friends in the science concourse. Outside of school Prevail enjoys being outdoors, reading, travelling and eating.

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Matthew MacLennan

Matthew is studying Electrical Engineering and specializing in Biomedical Engineering at the University of New Brunswick. Always looking for new opportunities, he hopes to build valuable skills and experiences from an engineering perspective to then pursue an M.D. Matthew hopes to merge both educations to contribute to the rehabilitation field for the remainder of his life. Outside of school, Matthew spends a great deal of time with his friends and family, volunteering, working out and reading.

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Alexander Jordan

Alex is currently studying Kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick. He loves learning about most things pertaining to how the human body works, with a specific interest in sports applications. In the future, Alex hopes to pursue a career as a physiotherapist in the the sports rehabilitation field. Outside of school, he spends his free time at the gym, catching up on his lackluster sleep schedule, or somewhere enjoying the great outdoors.

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Lua Samimi

Lua is studying Biology at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton. She has a keen interest in global health and pediatric medicine. For her honours thesis, Lua is researching the effects of metformin and a low glucose diet on lung cancer cell proliferation. When she’s not counting cells in the lab, you can find her obsessively crying over “This is Us”, lip syncing songs on Snapchat, or planning her next trip.

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Ahmed Eldesoky

Ahmed is studying Chemistry at the University of New Brunswick. He is interested in applications of chemistry in the energy sector--including Lithium-ion batteries, electrode materials, secondary energy devices and grid storage, and recently had the opportunity to work in Lithium-ion battery research at Dalhousie University in the first ever Tesla-sponsored university research lab. After his undergraduate degree, he hopes to join the renewable energy sector then later pursue graduate work in the field.  

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Liam MacNeil

Entering his fourth year of Biology at the University of New Brunswick, Liam has broad scientific interests strongly geared to the overlap and interplay of academic disciplines and finds most of his excitement in the emerging field of astrobiology. He aspires to pursue his education and to remain in the research sciences. Liam is a long distance runner, rock climber and an utmost admirer of the works of James Baldwin.

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Jaron Currie

Jaron Currie is a Biology Major, minoring in Psychology, at the University of New Brunswick. He finds much pleasure in studying Orthopaedics and Physiology due to my fascination with the complexity of the human body. Optimally, he would like to someday pursue a career in sports medicine. In his free time, he body builds, draws anatomical structures, and enjoys European football.

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Hannah Wood

Hannah is studying Electrical Engineering at the University of New Brunswick. Fueling her interests in green technologies she is working with the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students, as part of a Working Group in Sustainability. In her future, she hopes to work with renewable and sustainable energy. In her free time, she can be found slacklining in the trees and biking around Fredericton.

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James Tang

James is currently studying Biochemistry at the University of New Brunswick. Growing up in Fredericton, James discovered very early on his love for STEM; he enjoyed challenging himself in various enriched classes throughout middle school and high school. Research in Atlantic Canada has mostly fallen under the radar of the general public’s perception, and yet there is so much happening in right in our backyard. James hopes to explore new ideas and to be able to bring some well-deserved attention to these topics. In his free time, James likes to spend his free time working out, playing badminton, and sleeping.

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Christopher Lee

Chris is working towards a Major in Biology and Minor in Mathematics. His deepest interests lie in understanding mechanisms at the smallest scale, which are leading him to pursue a MSc followed by a PhD. in Genetic Analysis. In his eyes, knowledge is the most powerful weapon on earth, and believes that the ASRJ is the best medium to empower younger students. You can find him hiking outdoors, listening to the greatest of musicals, or getting kicked out of a Rolex store.

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