Guillermina Ramirez-San Juan
Guillermina is a Ph. D. candidate in Biophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago working as an NSF fellow. She earned her B.S. degree in Physics from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City. Her work currently focuses on using quantitative analysis and tools from physics to study cell biological problems such as the mechanics of cell migration and pattern formation. Guillermina is a group leader at STOMP (Science Technology Outreach and Mentorship Program), which is a UChicago-based program that provides elementary school students in the south side of Chicago with the opportunity to engage in science through once a week after-school hands-on experiments and demonstrations. Guillermina is an amateur chef, 3 time marathoner and avid reader.