Elizabeth Jose ’21 is a graduating senior in the Macaulay program at Brooklyn, studying Chemistry with minors in Business Law and Psychology. She was a member and leader of the Macaulay Habitat for Humanity club and the Chemistry Society Club.
During her time as an undergraduate, she was a lab assistant in the biology lab at Brooklyn College, where she spent over 200 hours working with seahorses and learned about mating behavior. In 2018, she began an internship and continued for over two years at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in a neuroscience research lab, and her work focused on neurodegenerative diseases caused by traumatic brain injuries. Over her four years, she worked as a medical assistant at a surgical center and as a tutor for elementary and middle school students in science and math. In the future, she plans to apply to medical school, while during her gap year, she plans to continue working and taking part in scientific research.