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We are a close-knit, dedicated group of life sciences students who want to be involved in our school in a meaningful way.

Not only do we have a lot of fun, we are involved in a wide variety of outreach opportunities where we get to network and meet other students, faculty members and staff.

We want to meet you and encourage you to join us. Apply to become a SOLS Ambassador today!

Our Mission
Students involved in the School of Life Sciences Ambassadors program work to connect students to faculty members, and help create strong academic and social relationships through ongoing activities. Our Ambassadors encourage involvement within our the school, communication between SOLS students and world-class faculty, and career development as future professionals. We accept and value diversity, innovation, and commitment to excellence as part of ASU's priority to make higher education universally accessible.

Harsh Patel - Co-Director

Year: Junior
Major: Biomedical Sciences

Harsh Patel is a junior majoring in Biomedical Sciences with a minor in Public Service and Public Policy. He has been a part of SOLS Ambassadors for two years and currently serves as the co-director.

Harsh is a DNASU undergraduate lab volunteer in the Center for Personalized Diagnostics at the Biodesign Institute. He is also an LIA 101 Learning Assistant for incoming freshmen in the School of Life Sciences. In addition, Harsh is an emergency department intern at HonorHealth.

Harsh plans to attend medical school after his graduation with hopes to become an oncologist.

 

Shambhavi Mishra - Co-Director

Year: Junior
Major: Biomedical Sciences

Shambhavi Mishra is a junior majoring in Biomedical Sciences with a minor in economics. She has been part of SOLS Ambassadors for two years, and this is her first year being a co-director.

Currently, she is a LIA 101 Learning Assistant for incoming freshmen and is also an active member of the club Page Turners. She works in a cardiology research lab and volunteers her time in the children’s emergency department of her local hospital.

After graduation, Shambhavi plans to attend medical school and pursue a career in pediatrics. Shambhavi looks forward to year full of fun and engaging events with SOLS Ambassadors.  

Pablo Santos Molina  - Events Coordinator

Year: Sophomore
Major: Medical Microbiology, Global Health minor 

Cole Busby - Secretary

Year: Sophomore
Major: Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior; Spanish minor 

Cole Busby is a sophomore majoring in Neurobiology and minoring in Spanish. He has been involved in the club since his freshman year. He currently serves as the secretary for the club.

Cole is currently helping perform research through the Agave computer cluster to study kinetics. This year he is also helping incoming freshmen as an LIA 101 Learning Assistant. On his days off, he enjoys volunteering at Chandler Regional Medical Center and spending time with friends.

Cole plans to attend medical school after ASU and ultimately become a neurosurgeon.

Asfia Numani - Treasurer

Year: Junior 
Major: Medical Microbiology, Math minor 

Asfia Numani is a 3rd year student majoring in Medical Microbiology and minoring in mathematics. She has been involved in SOLS Ambassadors since her freshman year. She hopes to apply her knowledge of numbers to the SOLS Ambassadors’ budget this year as their treasurer. 

Asfia works as a lab assistant and has been a part of the Page Turners club at ASU for the last year. She is also involved in research at the 4D CAVA Lab at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.  

In her free time, Asfia likes to undertake small knitting projects. She hopes to attend medical school in the future and possibly specialize in pathology. 

Rachel Taylor - Social Media Coordinator 

Year: Junior 
Major: Biomedical Sciences 

Rachel Taylor is a 3rd year student from Las Vegas majoring in Biomedical Sciences and minoring in Spanish and French. She has been involved in SOLS Ambassadors since her freshman year and has really appreciated the connections it has given her. She hopes to extend this gratitude to other students this year by getting the word out as social media coordinator.

Rachel spent her summer interning at Genentech in South San Francisco in the immunohistochemistry lab working on early cancer research and development by identifying biomarkers in human tissue. She also shadowed a plastic surgeon and was able to sit in on his surgeries.  

In her free time, Rachel loves to spend time with her sorority sisters by participating in intramural sports and philanthropy events. After graduation, she plans to attend medical school. 

 

Our student ambassadors support a wide variety of engaging events. Check out some of our activities and see where you'd like to get involved.

  • Fall Welcome
    Welcome students to the School of Life Sciences through a network of student leaders and faculty. Bonus: Enjoying cookies and refreshments! 
  • Game Night
    Durign this fun and informal gathering, connect with faculty, play board games and enjoy free food. 
  • Homecoming
    Volunteer at the School of Life Sciences booth and participate in the parade on game day.
  • Night of the Open Door
    Share your love of science and reach out to people of all ages through fun and activities. 
  • Warm Goodbye
    Come de-stress with the ambassadors and enjoy free, delicious food before finals week. 
  • Research Night
    Facilitate a "poster" event where School of Life Sciences professors present their research and connect with students. 
  • Relay for Life
    Support the American Cancer Society by joining our official School of Life Sciences team in this walk. 

To become a SOLS Ambassador, you'll need to do a few things, including filling out an application.

Requirements

  • Attend bi-monthly meetings
  • Maintain appropriate conduct with students, faculty, staff and the community
  • Abide by all ASU policies and procedures when representing the School of Life Sciences

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