Joy Wolfram Earned her undergrad in Biology and a PHD in Nanomedicine. Joy’s mission is to use science to save lives. [1:25] Careers with undergrad or graduate degree in Biology could be a writer for scientific journals or magazines. You could also go get a law degree and work on patents in the Biological arena. [2:30] Joy describes what Nanomedicine is and how it spans physics and chemistry disciplines. [4:40] What a day looks like running a research lab. [6:00] How did Joy make the decision to go into Nanomedicine and her specific area of expertise along with what has her fired up! [10:00] An Ah-Ha moment from Joy – at 11 years old her dog got sick and saw biology in action and from there created her own little lab at home. [13:00] Getting through college – Have confidence in your unique ideas, ask questions, network and find a mentor [14:40] Key skills – you need to be comfortable with failure. [16:30] Best advice – be part of something bigger than yourself, and refuse to take no for an answer. Joy’s Lab: Link Joy’s TedX talk: Link Book recommendation: The Immortal Life by Henrietta Lacks. Free Audio Book from Audible. You can get a free book from Audible at www.stemonfirebook.com and can cancel within 30 days and keep the book of your choice with no cost.