Eli James Borrego

Profile

  • Time Zone
    Central

  • Organization
    Texas A&M University

  • Role
    Scientist Mentor: I will mentor teams of students online

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    How plants use lipids to defend against pathogens and insects.

  • Profile Question 1
    What is best about being a scientist?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    The ability to follow an ordered series of steps to understand more of how the world works!

  • Profile Question 2
    What is your favorite plant? Why?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    Maize (or if you're in America, corn). There is NO other plant like it in the world and all because of breeding selection by humans.

  • Profile Question 3
    What is tough about being a scientist?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    Having too many interesting research directions to go after.

  • In addition to English, I am comfortable communicating with students in the following languages:
    None of the Above

  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?
    1

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