• Behind the Scenes

    Meet the students who make MSURJ happen.

    Editorial Board

    John Ni


    Department: Biochemistry

    Research Interests: Protein engineering, structural biology

    General Interests: Soccer, cooking

    Sofia Reynoso


    Department: Biology

    Research Interests: Epigenetics, sex determination, embryonic stem cells
    General Interests: Music history, reading, ER (the TV show)

    Aelis Spiller

    Managing Editor: Events

    Program: Earth Systems Science

    Research Interests: Ecosystem ecology, climate change, environmental remediation, landscape dynamics
    General Interests: Ultimate frisbee, singing, cooking

    Autumn Pereira

    Managing Editor: Journalism

    Departments: Biology, and Mathematics

    Research Interests: Biogeochemistry, soil microbial ecology, bioinformatics
    General Interests: Baking, hiking, backcountry camping

    Laura Reumont

    Managing Editor: Outreach

    Program: Planetary Sciences

    Research Interests: Paleontology, Mars, astrobiology

    General Interests: Reading, octopuses

    Ryan Huang

    Managing Editor: Journalism

    Program: Neuroscience

    Research Interests: Neural circuits, computational neuroscience, probability and statistics

    General Interests: Playing piano, reading

    Shafaq Nami

    Managing Editor: Technology

    Department: Bioengineering

    Research Interests: tissue engineering, drug delivery, global health, infectious diseases and tropical medicine
    General Interests: Books, TV shows, cats, photography

    Tiffany Spector

    Managing Editor: Logistics

    Department: Pharmacology and Therapeutics

    Research Interests: Multiple sclerosis, mitochondrial diseases
    General Interests: Film, podcasts, cycling

    David Derish

    Senior Editor

    Program: Medicine

    Research Interests: Cardiology, mitochondria, evolutionary biology, anatomy
    General Interests: Movies, music, drawing, hiking

    Ines Durant

    Senior Editor

    Department: Physiology

    Research Interests: genetic regulation, emergency medicine

    General Interests: Baking, reading, walking

    Laura Meng

    Senior Editor

    Program: Medicine

    Research Interests: Clinical medicine of all specialties!

    General Interests: Playing piano, swimming, art, interrogation forensics, café hopping

    Mina Mahdi

    Senior Editor

    Program: Cognitive Science

    Research Interests: attachment theories, cognitive evolutionary development, mental illness
    General Interests: Reading, films, piano, philosophy

    Muhammad Shahzad

    Senior Editor

    Department: Microbiology and Immunology

    Research Interests: Cancer immunology, thoracic surgical oncology
    General Interests: Reading, Research, Running

    Anita Allikmets


    Programs: Pharmacology major, organic chemistry minor

    Research Interests: Neuropharmacology, stem cell regenerative medicine, neurobiology

    General Interests: Music, baking, skiing, yoga

    Armance Volta


    Department: Physics major, Philosophy minor

    Research Interests: signal processing, expansion of the universe, anthropic bias
    General Interests: cooking, biking, reading, plants

    Benjamin Herfray


    Department: Mechanical Engineering

    Research Interests: Convective flows, microfluids, thermal processes, applied statistics, numerical modelling
    General Interests: Tennis, reading, philosophy, finance

    Mackenzie Pereira


    Programs: Physics major, English
    Literature minor

    Research Interests: Medical imaging, nanopore fabrication techniques, space policy

    General Interests: Travel, writing, soccer, music

    Megan Katz


    Programs: Biochemistry
    Research Interests: Stem cell biology, personalized medicine, human development
    General Interests: Sleeping, hiking, reading, my dog

    Patrick Hallaert


    Department: Biology

    Research Interests: Tumorigenesis and oncogene dysregulation, targeted drug delivery, computational biology, bioinformatics.

    General Interests: Cooking, running, reading, playing chess

    Xinchen Wang


    Programs: Finance & Mathemathics

    Research Interests: Atmospheric Sciences, Economics

    General Interests: Video games

  • MSURJ Alumni

    The people who have made MSURJ great. Includes MSURJ board members from 2018 onward.

    Jenny Zheng


    Hugh Deng


    Aamir Wahhab


    Anthony Dumais


    Nathan Pilkey


    Jacqueline Yao


    Michael Agaby


    Viet Hoang


    Alina He


    Katharine Kocik


    Janet Zhao


    Anna Brandenberger


    Howard Li


    Carrie Gu


    Yingke Liang


    Mathilde Papillon


    Janet Wilson


    Shannon Egan


    Janet Tang


    Richard Yang


    Elias Andraos


    Sebastian Andric


    Abtin Ameri


    Deifilia To


    Graydon Tope


  • Our Constitution


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