Biology Co-op Student, Brandon Huntington, is a gifted and dedicated young biologist who excelled in all of his Co-op work terms and academics, and contributions to Co-op and to the UBC Community.
Brandon’s Co-op journey allowed him to gain experience in broad range of subjects including Agriculture, Neuroscience and Biophysics. From his three Co-op employment with Agriculture and Agrifood Canada; UBC Michael Smith Laboratories, and King Abdulla Aziz University of Science & Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia, Brandon has proven himself to be a bright and talented individual who received glowing praises from his employers.
Not only did he gained experience completing high profile projects, his two published papers were presented at a conference in Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology in Germany. Brandon also finds time to give back to Co-op and UBC by volunteering in various roles such as being involved with the Ecological Restoration Program at Pacific Spirit Park Society, UBC Mental Health Network, AMS Vice etc. He is a strong advocate and great ambassador of the UBC Science Co-op Program.