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Chelsie’s Research and Awards

Welcome! Chelsie Boodoo earned her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and a minor in Chemistry from Florida International University (FIU). She moved to East Lansing, Michigan to go to Michigan State University (MSU) to pursue her doctorate in Biomedical Engineering. Her dissertation focuses on what happens when the bladder overstretches. At the 2016 FIU McNair Conference she won 1st Place Oral Presentation in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science for her research in Raman Spectroscopy conducted at Texas A&M University. In 2019, she won 1st Place Best Poster Presentation in Health, Food Safety and Biomechanics at the MSU Engineering Symposium for her research on how mechanics affect the extracellular matrix of the bladder.

Other Awards

First Place for 2020 College Radio Talk Show

2020 Gold Award for MSU Graduate Student Leader
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Council of Graduate Students – Michigan State University – Disciplinary Leadership Endowment Fellowship Recipient
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Advancing Research in Society Fellowship Recipient 2021
City Pulse Top of The Town, Second Place for Best Podcast
City Pulse Top of The Town, Second Place for Best Podcast
2021 Inspiration Awards
2021 Inspiration Award from the MSU GenCen and MSU Women*s Services

MSU Video Features

Chelsie was featured in the MSU Fall Welcome Back Video. You can hear her voice at the beginning and see her on her microscope at 1:15 in the video to the right. In the summer of 2020, she was featured by MSU Admissions to virtually welcome the new incoming students.

Other Collaborations and Features

Chelsie is the Digital Content Creator for MSU Science Festival
Chelsie has published a blog for The Union Concerned Scientists, “A Pivotal Moment in US-Russian Arms Control”
Chelsie is the News Producer for The Sci-Files on Impact 89FM
 
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 Chelsie is a 2021 Communications Intern for the Arms Control Association
Chelsie has published a blog post for Science Talk where she interviewed Joe Palca from NPR.
Chelsie was a Jackson Wild Media Fellow in 2020
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 Chelsie is the 2020-2021 MSU Graduate School Leadership Fellow for the College of Engineering
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 Chelsie has co-authored a White Paper for JSPG: The Possible Expiration of the New START, the Last Nuclear Bilateral Treaty Between the United States and the Russian Federation

 

 

 

 

Contact Chelsie Boodoo at boodooch@msu.edu or scifiles@impact89fm.org