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Ya-chieh Hsu (SCRB)

About Me

I was born and raised in Buffalo, NY, and went to Cornell University for my undergraduate education.  My interest in science stems from my aspirations to become a veterinarian as a child.  However, as I took more and more of the courses necessary to apply to vet school, I realized how much I truly loved the science itself and how much more we had to learn as a scientific community.

As an undergraduate, my main research experience looked to better characterize the secretome of equine mesenchymal stromal cells. In graduate school, I intend to continue conducting research in the field of stem cell biology, working to understand some of the field’s unanswered questions.

As a Buffalonian, my hobbies are eating chicken wings and shoveling snow off my driveway.  Just kidding, but I do very much like chicken wings and I do enjoy exercising (but not in the form of shoveling my driveway).  In addition, I have been riding horses since elementary school and love animals of all shapes and sizes!