Rami Shaker participates in undergraduate research opportunities.
Undergraduate Rami Shaker participates in the Department of Chemistry's undergraduate research opportunities.

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Chemistry has allowed me to hone my skills in writing and in critical thinking. These will be skills that I will use in my future as a possible researcher and health practitioner."

Andrew Nguyen (2016 graduate)


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