Student Profiles

Name: Chambers, Matthew
Year you started at ISMMS: 2012
Program: MDPhD      MTA: MIC

 

Why you chose ISMMS?

At Mount Sinai students are highly valued, as seen by the amount of guidance and training provided by faculty.
The students at Sinai are very impressive: they are very intelligent and passionate about their education/research.
I chose Sinai because I knew I would get an amazing education, and would get to work with great peers.

Lab: Matthew J Evans

Project:

HCV

Undergrad institution and major: Utah State University, Biology

What did you do between college and grad school?

I studied the disease porphyria cutanea tarda (heme biosynthesis) at the University of Utah for two years. I also volunteered/lived in Brazil for a couple years, where I learned Portuguese and fell in love Brazilian culture and feijoada.

What do you like to do outside of school?

My other interests include anything outdoors: camping, hiking, mountain biking, and (when available) wakeboarding.

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