Ye jin Kang
Texas & Green Templeton 2011
Current Place of Residence: Houston
University: Rice University
Ye jin is a senior at Rice University with majors in ecology and evolutionary biology, as well as in policy studies in global health, and has a minor in biochemistry and cell biology. Ye-Jin has done extensive research on tuberculosis at the NIH, and has worked in a hospital in South Korea (the country of her birth) and in Zambia. She also designed and taught an undergraduate course in tuberculosis, and founded an undergraduate science and engineering review. Ye jin became a U.S. citizen this year.