Biomedical Engineering | Entering Year: 2021
Rebecca Reals is pursuing a PhD in biomedical engineering. She graduated from Northeastern University in May 2021, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in bioengineering with a concentration in cell and tissue engineering and a minor in mathematics. While at Northeastern, she welcomed first-year students to the College of Engineering as a Peer Mentor and introduced high school students to the engineering design process by teaching classes with hands-on, creative activities. She has completed internships in both industry settings and academic labs, and has contributed to research in a wide variety of fields including osteoarthritis, muscular dystrophy, hematological cancers, and lysosomal storage disorders.