The Team at the ASRJ
Matthew is a fourth year electrical engineering student, specializing in Biomedical Engineering at the University of New Brunswick. Matthew seeks to collaborate with others to promote personal development and growth with the hopes of allowing others to discover their life passions. Incredibly fascinated by engineering and the health sciences, Matthew plans to work in both areas 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.
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 endeavors.
Brendan is currently finishing his degree in Electrical Engineering with an option in Biomedical Engineering. He is passionate about environmental activism and is looking at continuing in this field after graduating. When he is not in an Electrical Engineering lab, you can find Brendan planning sustainable events on campus, reading a good book or just spending time in nature.
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 develop novel cancer therapeutics. When he’s not in the lab or the library, Jackson enjoys sports, salmon fishing, and igniting the power of curiosity in others.
Jenna is in her final year of a Biology degree at the University of New Brunswick. She is passionate about research, particularly in the health field. She has explored this interest through research projects in the fields of pathology, epidemiology and developmental biology. When she’s not doing school work, you can find her hanging out with her ten roommates or going for a run. Jenna aspires to have a career in healthcare after she graduates.
Emily is currently studying Forestry with a minor in Chemistry at the University of New Brunswick. She hopes to pursue a career in conservation research or education. Emily is very passionate about environmental issues and working towards a greener future. She loves exploring beautiful NB, going to the gym and painting.
Madeleine is currently in her third year of Biology with a concentration in Cell Biology at the University of New Brunswick. Madeleine has worked as a research assistant in a microbiology lab at UNB where she used molecular techniques to study the stress response mechanisms and gene expression of a bacterium that fixes nitrogen for plants. In the future, Madeleine hopes to pursue a career in the medical-related field. When Madeleine is not studying or working in the lab she enjoys volunteering with Best Buddies, going for hikes, hanging out with friends and doing CrossFit!
Kelsi is currently in her second year of Psychology Neuroscience with a minor in Biology. Kelsi’s interests include physiological and neurological psychology. After her baccalaureate she wishes to go to medical school to pursue a career in treating people within the neurological and infectious disease fields. When Kelsi is not in class she can be found with her head buried deep in the books at the library, or at her extracurriculars which include: ASRJ executive and conference team, and the student union. In Kelsi’s free time she enjoys rewatching Greys Anatomy for the 18th time, and going to the local market with her friends and family.
Our Committee Members
Marlowe Evans is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at the University of New Brunswick. Originally from British Columbia, she works as a columnist for the newspaper in her hometown of Maple Ridge, and is also a reporter for The Brunswickan, UNB’s student publication. Marlowe has a vested interest in journalism, agriculture, history, and modern political systems, as well as the relationships between those things and the ancient world. When she’s not studying, Marlowe enjoys exploring, late nights walks by the river, and painting.
Gaia is currently in their second year of Mathematics-Physics and Computer Science. Originally from Newfoundland and Labrador, they volunteer as the head of the UNB Debate Club, and as a radio show host for The Public Debate on CHSR 97.9 FM. While focused on the hard sciences, Gaia has a passion for politics, history, and philosophy, and uses these interests to advance the debate club and work towards forming other clubs on campus. In their free time, Gaia enjoys playing video games, listening to music, or participating in events on campus.
Brandon is a Mechanical Engineering student at the University of New Brunswick who is also pursuing a double minor in electrical engineering and psychology. He wishes to continue to graduate school where he will get degrees doing research in both engineering and immunology. He is looking to use engineering as a gateway into making impactful change throughout the world and solving global issues, focusing on international development, health and security. When not studying you can find Brandon running, reading, volunteering and pushing for social change, or working on one of his many side projects.
Claire is a second year biology student at the University of New Brunswick. She enjoys academic challenges and aspires to attend graduate school following her undergraduate degree. Her academic interests include microbiology, cellular biology, and human pathology, as the intricacy of the human body and its systems on a cellular level have continuously fascinated her. Outside of school, Claire enjoys community volunteer work, camping, fishing, and exploring the local scene.
Dustin is currently studying Biology at the University of New Brunswick. He has a curiosity for various areas of health research including (but not limited to) genetics, cardiology, and neuroscience. He hopes to attend medical school to pursue a career in cardiology or emergency medicine. One day, he hopes to take on research projects of his own to help enhance and further develop the health care system. In his spare time, Dustin enjoys community volunteer work, hanging out with friends and family, and listening to music.
Fareeha is working toward a Biology major and Psychology minor at the University of New Brunswick. Her research interests lie in epidemiology and the social determinants of health. She hopes to pursue a career in the field of medicine. In her free time, Fareeha enjoys working on freelance graphic design and searching for good restaurants around Fredericton.
Hannah is studying Medicinal Chemistry at the University of New Brunswick continuing her passion for learning. While her primary interests lie in chemistry, she is also fascinated by mathematics and genetics. She hopes to pursue a career within the medical field to provide help and support for those in need, with a particular interest in neuroscience and geriatrics. Outside of school, Hannah enjoys volunteering on the transitional care unit of the Hospital, playing basketball, and hanging out with friends and family.
Jasmine is currently studying Biology-Chemistry at the University of New Brunswick. She has always enjoyed challenging herself and asking lots of questions about the world. Passionate about learning and discovery, Jasmine is intrigued by the research world, especially in the field of pharmacology. When Jasmine isn’t at the science library, she can be found hiking, eating, or taking photographs.
Jorian is studying biochemistry at the University of New Brunswick. He has a curiosity for many areas of study including genetics, cell biology, cosmology, philosophy and religious history. When he gets a break from studying, you can find him playing jazz music at one of the downtown restaurants, reading a book or gazing out a window pondering life’s deepest questions.
Lauren is concurrently pursuing Biology and History degrees at the University of New Brunswick. A passionate advocate for the environment, Lauren aspires to promote sustainable development and environmental action within her local and global community. She aims to use her education in the Arts and Sciences to tackle environmental issues from a human perspective. Outside of the lab and library, Lauren's hobbies include pottery, gardening, reading, and playing music with her band. Lauren also enjoys spending time outdoors; hiking, skiing, and walking her dog Daisy.
Lauren Hunter is a Chemical Engineering student at the University of New Brunswick. As a lover of learning, she constantly seeks new adventures to spark her curiosity. Lauren loves to travel, bake and practise yoga. When she’s not studying, you can find Lauren reading, with friends and family or listening to music.
Lauren is studying biochemistry at the University of New Brunswick. Throughout her degree, she hopes to gain research experience which will lend itself to her future goal of working as an academic. She enjoys learning about pollution, ecology, and sustainability, and aims to eventually contribute research in that area. In her spare time, you can find her planning her next trip, playing music on her cello or ukulele, or hiking with her two dogs.
Louis-Philippe is an undergrad student in electrical engineering at the University of New Brunswick, after completing a bachelor’s in science. He is very passionate about research in general. However, his biggest passions are nanotechnology, quantum mechanics, electronics, and robotics. He hopes to one day advance the field of robotic miniaturisation. Outside of class, you can find him studying in one of the libraries on campus, making a new culinary experiments in his kitchen, reading a book, playing video games, or having a random philosophical discussion with someone.
Vanessa is currently in her second year of her Medicinal Chemistry degree at the University of New Brunswick. Fascinated by the world of science, Vanessa hopes to gain research experience through her time at UNB. Vanessa plans on attending dental school after completing her degree, which will be a stepping stone to her dream of becoming an orthodontist. Outside of school, she spends time traveling, reading and enjoying time with friends and family.
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.
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.
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.