Rubi Tapia

Attending:University of California, Irvine
Studying in Spain
"Hello" in your host country's language: Hola!
Home Institution (your U.S. University/College): University of California, Irvine
Expected graduation year: 2023
Destination city & country: Madrid, Spain
Program provider: UCEAP
Major/minor: Biomedical Engineering
Demographics: First-Generation College Student, Mexican Immigrant
Future career aspirations: My goal is to earn a PhD in genomics or biomedical sciences and become a clinical or data scientist at a biotechnology company. I hope to contribute to the research that can better early detection of diseases like ovarian or breast cancer in the future.
Top 3 goals for your time abroad: 1. Conduct research with a professor at my host university
2. Visit at least 3 European countries
3. Go to a Real Madrid game!

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