Mentor: Yimei Cai (Wang Lab)
Rouxian Huang is a sophomore affiliated with Georgetown University. She is studying human science in the School of Health. In high school, Rouxian actively participated in various activities, including volunteering as a junior health scholar at Swedish Hospital, founding the Health and Science Club and reporting for the Sammamish Independent, a local newspaper. Driven by her interests in biology and a passion for contributing to the wellbeing of many, Rouxian has been conducting bioinformatics research since high school. She has presented various research at national science conferences, such as the American Society for Human Genetics, and published research papers in bioinformatics journals. Currently, she is working as a research assistant in the WangLab, which is affiliated with Georgetown Medical School. Her research will focus on identifying and understanding how dysfunction of homeostatic control contributes to neurological diseases using a spectrum of technologies.
In the meantime, Rouxian is a certified EMT and is passionate about volunteering. She is currently volunteering at the Intensive Care Unit at Georgetown Medstar Hospital and working as the alumni president of Next-Gen Intelligence Science Technology, an organization aimed at supporting minority students in STEM research.