"Research Rockstars:" Where are they now? Luncheon
Mar 30, 2021 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Marilyn Mathew graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor's in Cell and Molecular Biology with Highest Honors from Texas Tech University and STEM MBA from the Rawls College of Business in 2018.
During her undergraduate training, she conducted research in various labs under the direction of Dr. Baker, Dr.Phillips, iGEM, and NNIN summer research program at UT Austin.
She is currently a second-year medical student at TTUHSC SOM pursuing an MD/PhD dual degree in Dr.Awashi’s lab starting in 2019. She is interested in a future career in academic medicine with the hopes of specializing in Pediatric Oncology.
She hopes to bridge the gap between scientist and physician by learning from the doctor’s eye, what questions need to be asked/ answered while learning the tools to answer them as a scientist. She is passionate about volunteering with Lubbock Free Clinic, the hospice of Lubbock, political avenues of changing the face of medicine, and outreach educat