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Lina Gomez Cano - Student Profile

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Student profile: Lina Gomez Cano 
Position: BMB graduate student 

Year in BMB program: 3rd year

Lab: Grotewold

Where are you from?: Colombia

Research topic: 
“I have always been interested in the combination of biochemistry and analytical chemistry. In my research, I am primarily focused on understanding the metabolism of new phenolic compounds, which protect plants from pathogens and help them adapt to environmental changes.” 

Possible career plans: 
“After my Ph.D., I aim to obtain a post-doctoral position, where I can grow as a scientist. After which I hope to find an industry position working in plant protection or crop improvement.”

Fun fact or two about you: 
“I like reading, especially fantasy and literary fiction. Also, I enjoy dancing to Latin music.”  

Mailing Address

Biochemistry Building
603 Wilson Road, Rm 212
East Lansing, MI 48824

Main Phone:

(517) 355-1600


(517) 353-9334