Outreach

Professor Finley is excited and passionate about integrating research and education, increasing interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields, and increasing diversity in the STEM pipeline. She especially emphasizes the importance of mathematical analyses and modeling. Some of Professor Finley's activities include:

Research + Education

Professor Finley has created two systems biology courses at USC, which focus on molecular and cellular systems and include mathematical modeling. Dr. Finley was selected to attend the National Academy of Engineering's 2014 Frontiers in Engineering Education Symposium for her innovation in implementing these courses.

Outreach

Professor Finley has visited middle and high schools in the Los Angeles area to promote biomedical and chemical engineering. Additionally, CSBL graduate students participate in outreach events that provide students from schools neighboring USC to learn more about research!

Increasing diversity in STEM fields

Professor Finley has participated in various panels to encourage women and under-represented minorities to pursue careers in science and engineering.

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