BioGENEius Challenge: Meet Jeremy Hsu, Ph.D.
Jeremy Hsu, Ph.D., is an instructional assistant professor at Chapman University in California, where he teaches courses in molecular genetics, biotechnology, evolution and more. Originally from Florida, Jeremy was a 2007 state winner of the Florida BioGENEius Challenge.
Since winning the Florida BioGENEius Competition in 2007, Jeremy continued to fuel his passion for science. He earned his undergraduate degree in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard and a Ph.D. in Biology at Stanford University.
I still vividly remember my first research experiences as a high school student … this spark endures and still motivates me today as I teach and inspire future scientists…
During his Ph.D., Jeremy discovered his passion for teaching. At Chapman University he now uses evidence-based practices to teach courses to his students. He is committed to promoting diversity in science, both inside and outside the classroom. In addition to serving as a science mentor to underrepresented minority students, he has conducted numerous outreach workshops and classes for K-12 students, and frequently volunteers as a judge for science fairs.
About the Champions of Science® Storytelling Challenge—BioGENEius Edition
The Champions of Science Storytelling Challenge—BioGENEius Edition was open exclusively to alumni of the Biotechnology Institute’s BioGENEius Challenge—an international biotechnology competition held annually for high school students. Johnson & Johnson has been a longtime supporter of the BioGENEius Challenge as part of our commitment to fuel a strong and diverse pipeline of scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs.