Communicating My Vascular Biology Research

Throughout the Brackenridge fellowship, I’ve encountered people from a myriad of different fields and a wide array of research topics. In my cohort, there are people doing research on topics such as particle physics, art history, sociology, oncology and child development. I myself don’t have much background in any of those topics but I’ve been…

Being part of an Interdisciplinary community

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a month since the Brackenridge Fellowship started. While I have been enjoying my summer free of any academic obligations, I have been making steady progress in my research project. It’s comforting to know that everyone else’s experiences so far haven’t been perfect; a big part of research is…

Brackenridge Introduction: Maryam Alanjawi

Introduction Hey everyone! My name is Maryam and I’m a rising sophomore at Pitt, majoring in Molecular Biology and minoring in Chemistry. This summer as part of the Brackenridge Fellowship, I am excited to be working at the Gomez Lab to study vascular smooth muscle cells, with my research mentor Dr. Delphine Gomez. Something unique…