He has not only done a great deal of work himself to make the poster initiative a success, but he has also rallied the graduate student body to actively participate as well, said McCulloch.
Feist has also improved the BEGS annual Bioengineering Research Symposium that allows graduate students in the department to present their research and is in its 23rd year. He spearheaded an effort to involve alumni more in this and other bioengineering events at UCSD.
Outside of the bioengineering world, Feist spent a year as a mentor for a 7th grader at The Preuss School, a charter middle and high school dedicated to providing a rigorous college prep education for motivated low-income students who will become the first in their families to graduate from college.
I am always looking for new challenges. And at the same time, I get a lot of pleasure from improving things, making things better than how I found them. If you have the drive and interest to make things better and to make them your own at the same time, the possibilities are endless, said Feist.
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