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--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/spark-labs/support
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