Student: Jose Daniel Bastian Salgado
High School Graduation Year: 2017
College: California Lutheran University
Major: Exercise Science
Long-term Goal: Jose has his sights on becoming a doctor.
Short-term Goal: Jose is currently applying for research funding. He would like to go to the east coast but an opportunity might present itself again at UC Irvine.
Other tidbits: Last summer Jose worked in a lab at UC Irvine in the Ecological and Nutritional Physiology Department. The project he worked on was called “Evolution of Dietary Specialization in Prickleback Fishes.” He performed tests focusing on activity for eight different enzymes, as well as measured carbohydrate, protein, and lipid content on fish excreta.
Of importance: Jose is a student that values learning and takes on as many opportunities as possible.