Philip Wang is a sophomore pursuing a degree in biomedical sciences and has served as the AUJUS editor since spring 2016. Philip has been involved in undergraduate research since fall of his freshman year. His research, under the guidance of Dr. Geoffrey Hill in the Department of Biological Sciences, focuses on animal colorization and its physiological effects. Philip also volunteers at East Alabama Medical Center's Emergency Department, as a Science Olympiad Coach for Pick Elementary, and at the Crisis Center in Birmingham. In his spare time, he enjoys trying new restaurants, maintaining his aquarium, and writing with fountain pens.
Elise Mann is a junior pursuing Bachelor of Science degrees in both Nutrition Sciences and Biomedical Sciences, concentrating in pre-medicine. She is an Undergraduate Research Fellow in the Department of Kinesiology under the direction of Dr. Heidi Kluess. Her research focuses on biomarkers in human blood. She is a Communications Assistant for the Office of Undergraduate Research and serves in the Student Government Association as the President of the Undergraduate Research Ambassadors. Elise’s other on-campus involvement includes serving as Director of the Involvement Awards Banquet, she is an Honors College Ambassador, a Leadership Chair for her social sorority, and a member of Omicron Delta Kappa honor society. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering in the radiology department at East Alabama Medical Center and plans to attend medical school upon graduation.
Alex McNair is a sophomore pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a transfer student from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Before college, Alex served on active duty in the United States Navy for four years, completing four oversea deployments before transitioning to the Navy Reserves in order to enroll in school. He is currently a Cryptologic Technician in the Navy Reserve along with a Communications Assistant for the Office of Undergraduate Research. Alex is a member of the Auburn Student Veteran's Association. In his spare time, Alex enjoys traveling with his wife and plans to seek a commission as a Navy Officer upon graduation.