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Jhe-Hao (Louis) Li

Louis is a CURE fellow, where he will work with undergraduate students in our Emerging Fellows program. Here, he talks about how his passion for science lead him to RockEDU!

Louis is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Brady Lab at Rockefeller University, where he studies genetically encoded small molecules. This year, Louis will be serving as a CURE Fellow, where he will be working on developing a research skills course with undergraduate students in the Emerging Fellows Program. Here, he talks about his excitement about working with the incoming students!

Where were you before Rockefeller?

“I am trained as a chemist, but I have always had a passion for biology. Now I am a postdoctoral associate at Rockefeller doing research in both chemistry and microbiology.”

What is something you did recently that you are proud of?

“Competing in a walking challenge with my lab mates and we’re about to win!”

Share one thing about science that brings you joy.

“Anything that has pretty colors, such as all the different environmental bacteria!”

Outside of your research and science, what do you do for fun?

“I love to go running in central park, and going to musicals and concerts”

What are you most looking forward to when mentoring students with RockEDU?

“I’m looking forward to trying out all the cool science with the students, learning how to interact with them, and teaching them how things work in the lab.”

What advice would you give to incoming students?

“Find a project you are passionate about!”

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