Today our spotlight is Bryant Avalos who graduated from UCI in 2017 with a B.S in Pharmaceutical Sciences. He currently resides in Riverside where he is pursuing his PhD in Biomedical Sciences at UC Riverside School of Medicine 🤯 He studies the role of the endocannabinoid system in modulating the feeding behavior associated with obesity. His experiments over the next few years may lend insight to the potential metabolic improvements that stem from this plant. He is inspired by the late Kobe Bryant, and his Mamba mentality. 💛💜 Lastly, his favorite part about campus is the view of Aldrich Park. Thank you Bryant for sharing your story with us!
Emily Castro, a fourth-year, first-generation student in the PhD in pharmacological sciences program, shares advice to others forging new paths.