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Zachary Meyer

Zachary Meyer Chemistry Major

About Zachary

Year: Senior
Major: Chemistry with emphasis in Biochemistry
Hometown: Andale, KS
Faculty Mentor: Dr. James Balthazor
Research Recognition: 2021 Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar

Learn more about the Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar Award

Describe your research

Using dsRNA to takedown the salivary gland of a pea aphid

What was it like sharing your research?

I learned how to present via online format.

What are your future career goals and how does this research experience prepare you for the future?

I will be attending Medical school this coming summer. My goal is to become the best physician I can be. This research has prepared me for future research and development in the medical field. It has also helped me improve on my self-reliance to understand and improve my work.

Why would you recommend other students get involved with research or scholarly activities at FHSU?

It helps prepare you for industry, academia, or any other field which you are pursing. It also allows you to better the society and community in which you live!