Arman Hadjian (he/him/his) is a junior from Overland Park, Kansas on the pre-medical track majoring in biochemistry and Spanish, thinking about minoring in chemistry. He is currently involved with Phi Delta Epsilon (a Premedical fraternity). This semester, Arman works as a PLUS leader for Organic Chemistry and takes part in a medicinal and pharmacological research group guided by Blake Peterson. The primary research interest is the synthesis of fluorescent organic molecules that have numerous applications ranging from tagging enzyme activity to marking cancer cells. He volunteers at Brookdale retirement home (Alzheimer’s and dementia division) and as a Spanish interpreter at JayDoc Free Clinic. He has traveled abroad to Barcelona, Spain through the language, literature and culture program, and loves talking about his experiences. In his spare time, he enjoys diving for the KU swim and dive team and maximizing nap time.
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