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Spark Labs

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Tune in to get insider info from revolutionary STEM experts and leaders in our unique conversations! From stories to advice, Spark Labs aims to extend your thought bubble to new horizons. Support this podcast:

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Insider Interview with Kiwi Florido, PhD Student from Harvard University and Stem Cell Biology Researcher - The International student experience, Stem Cell Biology and Therapy

Thank you for tuning in to the second episode of Spark Labs! Spark Labs is an initiative led by Mind Spark International which strives to empower STEM learners around the world by giving them access to professional experiences and advice. Our second episode for Spark Labs includes a conversation with a current Ph.D. student from Harvard University, Kiwi Florido, who has a passion for finding therapies for human diseases. Tune in to this episode to hear about her experiences in working with human iPSCs and finding potential therapies for Type II diabetes! In the case you wish to listen to specific parts again, we have included timestamps for the podcast below. 

00:20 - Introductions 

01:40 - What Inspired You To Get Into Biology?

 03:30 - Undergraduate Research? 

06:20 - Undergrad Student Experience 

07:40 - Experience At Harvard 09:50 - Moving to the US 

13:30 - Advice To Younger Self 16:55 - What is Stem Cell Biology? 

20:00 - Post-Research Experiences 26:50 - Impact Of Mice In Stem Cell Biology 

32:30 - Open-Minded Passion

 33:51 - Scientist You Wanted To Meet 36:50 - Seeing Yourself As A Professor 

37:50 - Favorite Part of Research 

41:20 - Future Plans 

46:50 - Last Piece Of Advice

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