2017 Hoyas for Science Recipient
Brittany Jones is an alumna of the University of Illinois at Chicago where she received her degree in Neuroscience. She is currently pursuing a degree in Neuroscience with a concentration in Science Policy here at Georgetown’s Biomedical Graduate Education.
Why did you choose Biomedical Graduate Education at Georgetown University?
I chose this program because it combines my passion for Neuroscience with my interest in science policy. I like this program because I get the chance to work in both fields.
As a Hoyas for Science Scholarship recipient, you were selected because your application “demonstrated a commitment to biomedical research and graduate studies at the Masters’ level.” What do you hope to accomplish here at Georgetown and/or what is your interest in biomedical research or graduate studies?
At Georgetown, I hope to gain as much experience as possible so that I can improve my skills and apply to them to my career. Moreover, I am interested in understanding neurological disorders/ mental illness to help create preventive care treatment.
What is your life motto for overcoming challenges and/or supporting diversity and cultural understanding?
“Expect to make mistakes and then learn from them.”