Nicole’s Profile

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My name is Nicole Bellaflores-Mejia. I was born in the United States but I am of Colombian descent. My current major is Liberal Arts however I hope to pursue either a Biology or Pre-Medicine major in the future. My interests include reading, creative writing and website design. I hope to one day obtain both a MD and PhD with a research concentration in genetic disorders which include further investigation and possible cures. There are many genetic disorders which plague humanity, of which a substantial amount of knowledge are still unknown to us in modern medicine. Under the mentor-ship of Prof. Mercer Brugler at his lab at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), I plan to better understand the complexity of DNA bringing me one step closer towards my future endeavors.

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Strengthening Research Interactions through Digital Expression (STRIDE)

Strengthening Research Interactions through Digital Expression (STRIDE)

STRIDE is a digital infrastructure using the OpenLab platform that converges a variety of science resources and applications bearing a capacity for enriched engagement in research, and community building. More that a mere website for the NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate at City Tech, it will contains the following components: • A resource center of digital presentations of faculty mentors research interests/profiles. • A multimedia library of faculty/student research project presentations. • An online journal of students’ scholarly works in research including the sharing of conference abstracts and papers. • Digital platform for an interactive research community that includes online social media.

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