Name: Jessica Yang
Officer Position: Treasurer
Officer Duties: Apply for funding, keep track of SURGe budget, order food for meetings
Surge Past: I have been in SURGe since the beginning of my freshman year. I go to weekly
meetings and volunteer events, and I try help out at the greenhouse and weekly plant sales
Research Experience: I currently am an assistant in Dr. Duvauchelle’s pharmacology and
toxicology research laboratory. I count and analyze ultrasonic vocalizations emitted by rats.
About me: I am currently a second year pre-pharmacy student. I absolutely love science and
hope to be a student at UT’s College of Pharmacy in the near future. My favorite activities
include playing tennis, listening to good rock music, volunteering, laughing, and smiling! I
am not a big television watcher, but my favorite shows are Fringe, The Big Bang Theory, and
Myth Busters. In addition, I am a HUGE sports fan. My favorite sports to watch are basketball,
football, tennis, and all action sports. Lastly, I love animals and the environment! My favorite
animal is the turtle, and I just recently became a vegetarian and am an avid recycler!