Cassandra Myers is a rising junior at the University of Arizona that is deeply interested in pharmacology and toxicology. She is majoring in Pharmaceutical Science and minoring in Biochemistry. At the University of Arizona, she is a part of the Honors College and the Undergraduate Biology Research Program. Her interest in pharmacology and toxicology was sparked once she became involved in research focusing on toxicity in liver disease—specifically non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. Additionally, she is involved with the University of Arizona's Black Girls' Fitness Club. Cassandra believes that ToxMSDT will prepare her for her pursuit of a Ph.D. in pharmacology and toxicology and career later in life. Through this program, she hopes to learn from professionals in the field and become more confident in her ability to conduct research.
Cassandra Myers is being mentored by Dr. Linval DePass.