Conor Wee

Conor Wee

Conor Wee

Residency: Chongqing, China
School: Chongqing BI academy
Intended major: Biology/Chemistry
Age during program: Grade 11

His main academic interest is in Chemistry and Biology, and he excels in all subjects but especially STEM fields. He has taken AP Chemistry and has been a part of numerous science competitions. He would very much like to work with you in a Mentorship focused on deeper learning of Biology and/or Chemistry.

What challenges did he face?

  • Conor’s goal is to write a research paper fit for the undergraduate level in order to showcase it on his resume for university application.

Matched professor:

A Computational Cell Biologist and Microscopist Postdoctoral Research Associate at UC Berkeley and San Francisco

How did our program help him?

  • Conor is fairly new to writing research paper and he has learnt to search, read and cite primary literature for his research paper. He also learnt a new citation manager tool which will be very useful at the undergraduate level.
  • Conor has gained exposure to global biotechnology research trends and insights from the mentor in this field.
  • His final research work is now published at an academic journal aimed for high school students.

Below is part of an example work done during the program:

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