Science on Wheels recruits speakers from a diverse array of backgrounds, identities, and scientific disciplines. All of our speakers are graduate students or postdoctoral researchers, and our goal at Science on Wheels is to provide the resources necessary for our speakers to achieve their outreach goals. Pictures and short descriptions of our speakers are found below.

If you are a graduate student or postdoctoral researcher at MU and would like to get involved with Science on Wheels as a speaker, don’t hesitate to contact us!

Jordyn Lucas

Recruitment and Membership Officer (2020-2022) Graduate Student, Department of Biochemistry RNA, is a molecule made up of building blocks that ...
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Josh Klostermann

Graduate Student, Department of Biological Sciences The goal of my research is to gain an understanding of regional and local ...
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Kathryn Storey

Graduate Student -- Department of Biological Sciences My PhD work focuses on finding out why women become diabetic during pregnancy ...
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Katie Horton

Graduate Student, Division of Plant Sciences & Technology I got my start in science researching ecology and phylogeny of plants ...
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Kevin Munoz

Graduate Student, Department of Biochemistry I am a Puerto Rico native with a Bachelor’s degree in biomedical science and a ...
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Laurie Agosto

PREP Scholar, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology I am a first year post-baccalaureate (PREP) student at the University of Missouri. I ...
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Luckio Owuocha

Graduate Student, Department of Biochemistry The research is targeting to engineer/develop a cheap device that can be used for diagnosis ...
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Lynden Voth

Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology I am a first-year graduate student working towards my PhD in the ...
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Mandy Paz

PhD Candidate, Biochemistry My name is Amanda Paz Herrera, and I'm from San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Ever since I was ...
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Namyeon Lee

Ph.D. Candidate, School of Journalism My research aims to develop and evaluate effective mediated messages, with attention paid to topics ...
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Paige Gruenke

PhD Candidate, Department of Biochemistry HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is the virus that causes AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), and HIV/AIDS ...
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