Nicole Smiddy

Nicole Smiddy

Year Entered
2014

Hometown
Tinely Park, IL, USA

Undergraduate Degree
Bradley University, B.S. in Chemistry, 2014

Research Group
Allbritton

Current Research Focus
My research focuses on the development of an automated microraft array-based platform for the identification and purification of human induced pluripotent stem cell colonies.

Short Bio
I am a chemistry Ph.D. candidate, now with expertise in analytical chemistry, microfabricated devices, and primary cell culture. My career goals are focused on the development of novel and accessible bioanalytical technologies aimed towards solving problems in biology and medicine.

Why did you choose UNC Chemistry?
UNC-Chapel Hill was the highest ranked graduate school for analytical chemistry.

What are your future plans?
I hope to be a research scientist in industry working in biotechnology and/or medical diagnostics.