LSAMP Alumni Profile

Darian James
Doctoral Candidate, University of Wisconsin-Madison
SC AMP

Past Clubs/Organizations
National Society of Black Engineers, Alpha Nu Sigma Nuclear Honor Society, UW-Madison Graduate Engineering Research Scholars, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., SPIE/OSA

Past Research
My research focuses on identifying novel biomarkers to understand disease progression in cancers, connective tissue disorders, and fibroses via optical microscopy.

Darian James

MY PERSONAL INTERESTS
My passion and purpose is to make a difference in the lives of others. I get to do that in two ways, through research and outreach. I want undergraduates to know that they are not alone and they have people that can help them navigate pursuing STEM degrees and/or careers. I want to encourage them to explore and take advantage of as many opportunities as they can. Ensuring they are not afraid to leverage their network and existing resources to help them achieve their goals.

MY MENTORING INTERESTS
I am available to mentor in the following ways
Attend Conferences, Mentor Students

My areas of expertise include
Interviewing, Networking, Public Speaking, 1:1 Mentoring

MY CONTACT INFORMATION