Maxwell Okros - Biomedical Science and Music
Maxwell Okros is a junior at Grand Valley State University pursuing
his Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Sciences and his Bachelors of
Arts in Music with classical guitar emphasis. Maxwell is founder and
president of the Grand Valley Anatomy Club as well as president of the
Grand Valley Neuroscience Club and Pre-MD/PhD Club. Maxwell is also
treasurer of the Grand Valley Swing Dance Club. Maxwell is very
passionate about research and is a member of the Delano-Taylor
research lab studying the mechanisms responsible for dopaminergic
neurogenesis with applications to Parkinson’s Disease. Maxwell is a
recipient of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
Maxwell’s career aspirations include pursuing an MD/PhD degree with a
PhD in developmental biology and practicing pediatric neurosurgery.