Miguel Angel Jimenez pursues a major in molecular biology and microbiology, and a minor in medieval and Renaissance studies. He has worked in basic science labs on cancer and neuroscience research and is currently completing a thesis on brain tumor biology. Along with his oncology research, Miguel studies the philosophical and theological aspects of early modern Spanish literature. He has received numerous scholarships and research awards, plays the flute, is fluent in Spanish, volunteers at a health clinic for the uninsured, and founded a registered student organization to fight child sex trafficking. After graduation, Miguel hopes to attend a top-tier medical school, where he will pursue a career in academic medicine. He plans on becoming a neurosurgeon at a teaching hospital, where he can contribute to medical education and lead groundbreaking research in neurological diseases.
Molecular Biology and Microbiology
Medicine and Health Sciences
Jimenez, Miguel, "Miguel Jimenez" (2017). UCF Research and Mentoring Program Scholars. 1.