University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Janet Goins is Assistant Director of UCLA's Undergraduate Research Center. She provides undergraduate students with research experiences that prepare them for future success in STEM-related careers. Previously, her research focused on the ecological impacts of algal host-virus interactions, the evolution of and molecular steps involved in host cell pathogen defense, and the biological factors that influence harmful algal blooms. She was awarded a 2012-2013 ASM-BWF Science Teaching Fellowship and completed its program. In 2015 she received the ASM Science Communication and Strategic Marketing Fellowship.