Get To Know Our Team
V.P. of MarketingNick Young: Nick is a 3rd year physics and computational mathematics, science, and engineering PhD candidate at Michigan State University. His research focuses around understanding the graduate admissions process in physics. He also blogs about science topics.
V. P. of OperationsBrittany Ladson: I am a 3rd year medical student in the College of Osteopathic Medicine. I will be completing my rotations at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. I hope to pursue an emergency medicine residency upon graduation. I also went to MSU for my undergraduate degree & graduated in December 2017 with a BS in Human Biology from Lyman Briggs & the Honors College. I am the current president of Golden Key International Honor Society.
SecretaryOmar Kana: Omar is a 2nd year pharmacology and toxicology PhD student at Michigan State University. His research looks at drug induced genetic changes in the liver.
Science Art ChairNoelia Bravo: Noelia is a 4th year undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering. She also works as an undergraduate research assistant in a lab that focuses on the research and use of extracellular vesicles in the treatment of cancer. Her specific project utilizes CRISPR/Cas9 in order to better understand the biogenesis of extracellular vesicles.
Science Literature ChairAnthony Van Witsen: Tony is a PhD candidate in the Information and Media program and a former science journalist who studies the relationship between science and mass media. He is particularly interested in how some science comes to be seen as difficult, controversial or a social problem and what role media messages about science play in the process.
Science Policy ChairHazel Anderson; Hazel is a senior undergraduate majoring environmental plant biology. She is currently researching climate change effects on plants and biodiversity. She is particularly interested in science policy regarding climate change